Listings are in the opposite order of appearance: headliner is listed at the top, next is the support band(s), and the last band listed is the opener.
Monday June 6 2022
7:30PM doors -- music at 8:00PM
••• ALL AGES
$12 in advance / $15 at the door
An evening of music and circus...
alternative experimental folk punk
comedic circus magic ------Bri Crabtree off the bill
artist, aerialist clown
[as of 6/2/2022 and 6/3/2022]
Show was briefly thought to need postponing, but now it can go on as scheduled.
-from Seattle, WA
-Accordion troubadour, Jason Webley began his music career in 1998 howling on street corners and music festivals in Seattle. He quickly developed a loyal cult following and became known for his compelling stage presence, whimsical stories and interactive stage productions.
Through the early 2000’s he enacted a cycle of ritually killing off his stage persona every Halloween and being reborn in the spring with new songs and themes. During this time, he committed to an unrelenting touring schedule. Armed with his squeezebox, beat-up parlor guitar, and porkpie hat, Webley has performed in over forty countries. He’s shared the stage with The Avett Brothers, The Dresden Dolls, and Neil Gaiman, and has worked extensively with friends such as composer/bassist Jherek Bischoff and Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band.
Webley has released five albums on his own Eleven Records label, as well as numerous collaborations, including the 2010 album “Evelyn Evelyn” with Dresden Dolls singer, Amanda Palmer. In recent years, Webley has kept a lower profile, but new listeners continue to discover his music through his involvement with the Welcome to Night Vale podcast, and his continued work with Amanda Palmer.
In recent years he has focused on the local history of Webley’s hometown of Everett, Washington. With his 2014 release, “Margaret”, Webley brought together a cast of songwriters to tell the unlikely and magical story of Margaret Rucker, the daughter of one of Everett’s founders, whose scrapbook was found in a San Francisco dumpster by his longtime friend Chicken John Rinaldi.
His current project is FLOTSAM!, a floating “river circus” of performers who travel on a ramshackle raft giving free performances for audiences in riverside towns.
-from San Francisco, CA
-A childhood spent traveling with the circus has produced the burlesque babe of buffoonery! Combining classic skills such as knife-juggling and unicycling with the art of the tease, internationally-known Snatch Adams brings clowning to the realm of the risqué. Catch this clown college graduate throughout the Bay Area and beyond as she tickles your funny bone and tantalizes your other one. Snatch has performed in many states across the US, Puerto Rico, Zimbabwe, Australia, Colombia, Mexico and Canada.
-from Oakland, CA
-Drea Lusion got caught in a storm of mime, magic, dance and puppetry ten years ago and hasn’t escaped yet. Chronic grocery store dancer and rush hour traffic diva, she has a lust for invisible objects and ramshackle boats. Her solo acts have been featured in Tourettes without Regrets, Moisture Festival, Umbrella Festival and Revolutions Fest. Half of the international award-winning company, Figmentally, she has created and co-starred in A Sorted Affair, Figmentally and Miss Fitts, and was recently featured in China’s International Comedy Festival in Kaifeng. Drea lives in Oakland where performs her comedic circus act for kids every weekend.
mime dance clowning
-from Oakland, CA
-Bri Crabtree is based in Oakland, California and has over 20 years experience in children’s entertainment. Bri is professionally trained in juggling, unicycling, magic, mime, dance, and clowning. She performs all over the world, whether it’s by taking an airplane, or logging into a virtual show.
-from Sonoma County, CA
-After wading in the worlds of dance and theater, Sierra Camille found circus to be a place that embraced her poignant skills as a physical theater artist, aerialist, and clown. An avid collaborator, Sierra is co-founder of Levity Aerial Troupe and Skytopia Aerial Arts where she shares her love of aerial art with youth and adults. Specializing in silks and physical theater, Sierra takes characters up into the air. Audiences have called her “an electrifying beam of positivity and happiness in this cynical world”. Sierra holds a BFA in theater performance and a certificate in nonprofit management from Southern Oregon University.