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January 2017
$10 - $15

Brian Andres and the Afro-Cuban Jazz Cartel ft. Sandra Garcia Rivera: Latin Jazz Meets Spoken Word

January 27 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Art House,
2698 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
Brian Andres and the Afro-Cuban Jazz Cartel ft. Sandra Garcia Rivera
Fri, Jan 27 @ 7:30PM

Nuyorican poet/cultural worker Sandra Garcia Rivera joins the Grammy-winning musicians and educators of Brian Andres’ Afro-Cuban Jazz Cartel for a special performance of original compositions and exciting arrangements of Cuban, Puerto Rican, Mexican, and U.S. classics. Featuring: Brian Andres - drum set Javier Cabanillas - congas Aaron Germain - bass Christian Tumalan - piano Sandra Garcia Rivera - spoken word Inspired by the Bay Area’s deep Latin jazz heritage, the Afro-Cuban Jazz Cartel features Grammy-winning musicians and esteemed music educators…

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$15 - $20

Beaucoup Chapeaux: Sounds of an Old-World Café

January 28 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Art House,
2698 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
Beaucoup Chapeaux
Sat, Jan 28 @ 7:30PM

With a sound influenced by Django Reinhardt, Edith Piaf, Roma music, jazz, and folk, Beaucoup Chapeaux returns to the Poppy for an evening of originals and reinterpretations of traditional European classics, ready to transport you through time and space. Featuring: Maggie McKaig - accordion, vocals Luke Wilson - tenor guitar, plectrum banjo, vocals Murray Campbell - violin, oboe, English horn, vocals Randy McKean - clarinet, bass clarinet, piccolo, vocals Beaucoup Chapeaux founder and leader Maggie McKaig is an accordionist, guitarist,…

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February 2017
$10 - $20

IndiviDúo: California & Colombian Pop Duo

February 3 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Art House,
2698 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Salsa, bossa nova, boleros, and Colombian cumbia meet in the dynamic Latin pop of IndiviDúo, a cross-continental collaboration between San Francisco-born songstress Tiffany Joy and Colombian songsmith Maqui Reyes. Expect an evening of infectious originals and celebrated hits in the duo’s Red Poppy debut. Featuring: Maqui Reyes - vocals, guitar, ukulele Tiffany Joy - guitar, melodica, percussion (Full Lineup TBA) After meeting in Buenos Aires back in 2010, Tiffany Joy and Maqui Reyes set their solo music careers aside to…

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Free

STOOP: Sueños / Dreams

February 4 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Unnamed Venue,
San Francisco, 94110
MissionStoopFest

February Stoop Fest will engage artists from different geographies, minds, ages, and histories to share their dreams for this new year; to discover what is common and uncommon between us; and to explore the collective dream of our families, our city, and our world. We encourage you to bring a dream to share: write it, sing it, recite it, sculpt it, or dance it!   ABOUT STOOP: Mission Stoop Fest (STOOP) is a civil society arts experiment that transpires on…

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Free

MAPP: Mission Arts & Performance Project

February 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Red Poppy Art House,
2698 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
MAPP

Launched in 2003, the Mission Arts & Performance Project (MAPP) is a homegrown bi-monthly, multidisciplinary, intercultural happening that takes place in the Mission District of San Francisco. On the first Saturday of every even month of the year, the MAPP transforms ordinary spaces, such as private garages, gardens, living rooms, studios, street corners, and small businesses into pop-up performance and exhibition sites for a day/night of intimate-scale artistic and cultural exchange among a kaleidoscope of individuals and communities.   RED…

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$10 - $15

Sueños: Contemporary Jazz + Hip-Hop Beats

February 9 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Art House,
2698 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Whether playing in loud rock clubs or more intimate spaces, Sueños boasts a remarkably adaptable repertoire that integrates hip-hop beats, gospel harmonies, acoustic bass, bebop-influenced horns, and electronics. The group writes and performs original music, as well as covers by artists such as Roy Hargrove, Christian Scott, Kanye West, and J Dilla. Featuring: Noah Frank - trumpet Eli Strauss - tenor saxophone Manny Berry - keyboard Curtis Aikens - bass Brandon Farmer - drums Learn more: Facebook   EVENT DETAILS…

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$10 - $20

Citizens Jazz Presents: Bay Area Women in Jazz

February 10 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Art House,
2698 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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This all-star lineup of some of the Bay Area’s best female musicians will pay tribute to the history of jazz, from old-time blues, 1930s and ’40s tangos, choros, valse-musettes, and swing to ’50s and ’60s bebop and ending with a special, contemporary approach on traditional jazz favorites. Featuring: Kally Price - vocals Gabi Cavassa - vocals Caroline Chung - upright bass Amina Michele Scott - upright bass Jenelle Roccaforte - upright bass Gaea Schell - piano Elektra Schmidt - piano…

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$10 - $20

Tango No. 9: Exploring the World of Tango

February 11 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Art House,
2698 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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San Francisco quartet Tango No. 9 explores the music of tango in all its myriad manifestations. Performing tragic vocal ballads, the habanera rhythms of the dance repertoire, and the tango nuevo of Astor Piazzolla, the group combines violin, piano, trombone, and vocals to capture a large sound that is both romantic and heart-breaking. Featuring: Joshua Raoul Brody - piano Catharine Clune - violin Greg Stephens - trombone Zoltan DiBartolo - vocals Since 1998, all-star Bay Area ensemble Tango No. 9…

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$15 - $20

Fellow Pynins: Roots Folk Duo

February 12 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Art House,
2698 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weaving together banjo, guitar, mandolin, and bouzouki with tender vocal harmonies, nomadic folk duo Fellow Pynins tells enchanted stories both old and new of frolicking through pastures of sheep, dreams of death, and entering the chasms of the human experience. They will be sharing music from their 2016 release, Hunter & the Hunted, as well as new songs from their travels in the British Isles and Ireland. Featuring: Ian Van Ornum - vocals, mandolin, guitar Dani Aubert - vocals, banjo,…

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$20 - $25

Will Bernard & Beth Custer: Original Melodic Chamber Jazz Duets

February 17 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Art House,
2698 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Guitarist Will Bernard and clarinetist/vocalist Beth Custer present an evening of original compositions and arrangements exploring blues, jazz, folk, and classical music. Featuring: Will Bernard - guitar Beth Custer - clarinet, vocals Guitarist Will Bernard is a Grammy-nominated bandleader and founding member of all-star Bay Area jazz conglomerate T.J. Kirk, as well as Galactic drummer Stanton Moore’s rollicking trio. Bernard is a virtuosic performer whose bone-deep, groove-heavy playing was a vital part of Peter Apfelbaum’s Hieroglyphics Ensemble and the guitarist’s…

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$20 - $25

Ramana Vieira: The Essence of Fado

February 18 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Art House,
2698 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Backed by a guitar/bass/violin trio, acclaimed fado singer Ramana Vieira breathes new life into the works of Portuguese fado icon Amália Rodrigues. Featuring: Ramana Vieira - vocals Brad Bivens - guitar John Clark - bass Ela Polak - violin Ramana Vieira has been described as the “new voice of Portuguese world music.” “Cabo Verde,” the opening track of her 2015 album, Fado da Vida, was nominated as “Best World Music Song” at the 2015 International Portuguese Music Awards, and her…

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$20 - $25

The Supplicants: Powerful Collective Musical Improvisation

February 19 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Art House,
2698 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Two of the Bay Area’s most respected saxophonists, David Boyce and Richard Howell, join drummer Sameer Gupta and bassist David Ewell for this evening-length exploration into musical improvisation. Their music reflects the continuum of jazz from a global orientation, embracing the tones and textures of Africa, India, the Caribbean, and Eastern Europe. Featuring: David Boyce - saxophone Richard Howell - saxophone David Ewell - bass Sameer Gupta - drumset Learn more: CD Baby   EVENT DETAILS   Time: Doors 6:30PM…

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$10 - $20

Ole! Opa!: Balkan, Turkish & Spanish Songs with Flamenco Dance

February 23 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Art House,
2698 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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This bicoastal quartet–comprised of New York-based singer Jenny Luna and Bay Area residents Bianca Rodriguez (flamenco dance), Morgan Nilsen (clarinet), and Chris Reid (guitar)–promises to bring you a fresh take on music from Turkey, Spain, and the Balkans. Ole! Opa!, formed by Bianca Rodriguez and Jenny Luna, draws from Jenny’s background in Balkan and Turkish singing and Bianca's background in flamenco dance. The group performs songs from several countries, including Turkey, Spain, Romania, Serbia, Greece, and Hungary.   EVENT DETAILS…

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$10 - $20

Hét Hat Club: Balkan-Inspired Jazz Manouche from Budapest

February 24 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Art House,
2698 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Straight from Budapest to the Red Poppy comes Hét Hat Club, four street musicians who put their own spin on classic Django-style jazz standards and Balkan folk melodies. On their first American tour, they’ll be playing songs from their just-released debut, Pompe It, and entertaining audiences with fresh arrangements that reflect their international roots. Featuring: Isaac Misri - guitar Antonio d'Erchie Jr. - guitar Valentin Desmarais - saxophone Fischer Balázs - double bass American guitarist Isaac Misri, Italian guitarist Antonio…

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$10 - $20

Maracujá: A Journey Around Latin America Through Music

February 25 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Red Poppy Art House,
2698 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
Maracujá

Vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Caitlin Belem and guitarist Terrence Rosnagle take you on a trip through Latin America, playing sumptuous samba, bossa nova, cumbia, son, and so much more as they make their way from Brazil to Cuba and everywhere in between. Featuring: Caitlin Belem - vocals, saxophone, guitar, fiddle, hand percussion Terrence Rosnagle - guitar Caitlin Belem, a Wyoming native who has performed in venues big and small around the world, also teaches music through school programs, private lessons, workshops, and summer…

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