Nick Hours and Katy Stephan: Dreamy Nighttime Music & Visuals

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Nick Hours and his band performs two short sets, one with a rich acoustic ensemble and the second with beats and projected visuals featuring vocalist Claire Gendler. Pianist and singer-songwriter Katy Stephan offers intricate and original handmade songs that may evoke ghosts of the Barbary Coast.   FEATURING: Nick Rattray - vocals, guitar Hamza Tayeb - guitar Holly Mead - cello Claire Gendler - vocals Nate Toutjian - drums Katy Stephan - piano, vocals   ABOUT THE ARTISTS: Ni...
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Max Minardi / Little Shrine: Melodic Storytelling & Folk-Pop

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Singer-songwriter Max Minardi opens the show with folk songs reflecting his experiences and humorous stories on the road. Folk-pop trio Little Shrine then closes the night with music from their newly released mini-album, Wilderness, as well as several brand new tunes that have never been shared publicly. The songs, written by vocalist and bassist Jade Shipman, explore a rich, emotional landscape with thoughtful instrumentation from violinist Ryan Avery and guitarist Tony Schoenberg.   FEA...
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Rob Flax w/ Katy Stephan: Singer-Songwriter CD Release Show

Rob Flax w/ Katy Stephan: Singer-Songwriter CD Release Show
Sunday, January 14 @ 7:30PM
Multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter Rob Flax performs music from his debut solo record, Distractible Boy. In his “one-man band” shows, Rob uses a looper pedal and other effects to transform his violin into an entire symphony of sounds. Opening the evening, local chanteuse and pianist Katy Stephan offers her signature pop-classicism and previews new material from her upcoming album, Our Trespasses.   FEATURING: Rob Flax - violin, vocals, electronics Katy Stephan - piano, vocals ...
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Alejandro y María Laura: Peruvian Duo of Singer-Songwriters

Alejandro y María Laura: Peruvian Duo of Singer-Songwriters
Friday, December 29 @ 7:30PM
Alejandro y María Laura return to the Bay Area to perform music from their third and latest album, La casa no existe, in an acoustic and intimate format. Expect to hear the songs as they were first conceived, as well as tunes from their two previous critically acclaimed albums.   FEATURING: Alejandro Rivas - electric guitar, vocals María Bustamante - keyboard, piano, synth, vocals   ABOUT THE ARTISTS: Duo, bandleaders, life partners, co-authors, and travelers. Since 2009, the Pe...
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Kylland/Cinnamon Lips: Cinematic, Soulful Singer-Songwriters

Kylland/Cinnamon Lips: Cinematic, Soulful Singer-Songwriters
Saturday, June 17 @ 7:30PM
Kylland and Cinnamon Lips present a night of all-original music that promises to take listeners from the green knolls of Ireland to the golden hills of Laurel Canyon. These two singer-songwriters blend flavors of traditional folk music with harmonically rich songwriting and cinematic storytelling, beautifully buoyed in the velvety sea of their strong vocals. Featuring: Kylland - vocals Lila Oleszkiewicz - vocals Kylland is an American-Norwegian-Japanese composer, singer-songwriter, and m...
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Joanna Wallfisch: The Great Song Cycle

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Internationally recognized singer-songwriter Joanna Wallfisch comes to San Francisco as part of her West Coast album release tour, which she is doing by bicycle. Beginning in Portland, OR and concluding in Los Angeles, Joanna will celebrate the halfway point at the Red Poppy. She will perform solo, accompanying herself on ukulele, piano, and loop pedal, layering vocals and melodies into textured soundscapes. London-born Joanna Wallfisch emerges as an important voice in the international music...
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Rachel Efron with Mirissa Neff: A Pop-Up Music Box – “Angel No More” EP Release

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For the release of her latest EP, Angel No More, Bay Area chanteuse and pianist Rachel Efron brings to the Red Poppy a special evening of music and art. Transforming the space into a virtual music box, with Efron and bassist Aaron Germain at its heart, the audience members will be transported to an alternate reality set to the dreamy soundtrack of Efron's art-pop melodies. Filmmaker and audio artist Mirissa Neff joins the duo through a presentation of her new multimedia work steeped in soundscap...
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