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Thursday January 13 2022  
 8:00PM doors -- music at 8:30PM
•••  21 AND OVER
Matt Jaffe
 alternative new wave
 blues, folk, & Americana         --------TLB  off the bill
Ben Benkert  (solo) --------Anthony Arya is off the bill

Matt Jaffe
-from San Francisco, CA
-After cutting his teeth on open mics around the Bay Area, San Francisco songwriter Matt Jaffe was discovered by Jerry Harrison of Talking Heads. Together, they produced his first album at the age of 16, cementing Matt's dedication to music. Soon, he formed a band, dropped out of college, and has not looked back.

Since then, Matt has written more songs than he can remember the words to, crisscrossed the country opening for Blues Traveler and Wilco, and co-written with Tom Higgenson of the Plain White T's. Inspired by the great lineage of rock n' roll, he marries literary lyrics with the undeniable urge to dance.

Matt has served as musical director for experimental theater, collaborated with poets on genre-bending spoken word, and curated residencies among fellow songwriters. Having suffered from seizures since 2015, Matt also uses his music to unite local and national epilepsy communities. Matt is currently rolling out his fourth and fifth albums, Undertoad and Kintsugi.

Radiokeys   *TLB are off the bill
-from Oaklkand/Concord, CA
-Sibling songwriters Stewart and Emily Gude come together with bass player Tom Davis and drummer Allante Piazza to form the band Radiokeys, a musical entity that flirts with traditional sounds, yet creates a unique and fresh blend of blues, folk, & Americana. The band was formed in 2009 and currently live in Oakland & Concord, playing venues spanning across the Bay Area and beyond.

Their songs echo classic troubles and vices while also addressing the everyday trials and existential dilemma of being a young artist finding their footing in today’s world. Executed with a balance of gorgeous instrumentation complimented by Emily’s velvety voice and Stewart’s raspy vocals, Radiokeys' sound is both triumphantly contemporary, and wonderfully familiar, culminating in a musical entity that could only stem from the imaginations of blood relatives.

Ben Benkert (solo) --------Anthony Arya is off the bill
-from Contra Costa, CA
-Playing guitar since the age of 6, local fan favorite singer-songwriter Ben Benkert, will entertain you.

Over 30 original songs and a multi-dimensional approach to music and style, Ben Benkert has an infinite amount of musical
talent that is truly magnetic.