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Saturday March 30 2024
 8:30PM doors -- music at 9:00PM
•••  21 AND OVER
Tyler Ramsey
  (Album release)
Leslie Stevens
Avi Vinocur
 alternative rock indie folk lo-fi

Tyler Ramsey
-from Asheville, NC
-At the core of any great singer-songwriter lies this inherent trait of stage presence, one where an entire room, no matter the size, is pulled in by this lyrical tractor beam — all eyes, emotions and energies aimed in one direction at a single voice. For Tyler Ramsey, it’s being able to honestly connect with the listener.

Albeit a genuinely humble soul, don’t let Ramsey fool you. When it comes to the modern-day singer-songwriter, he remains a bastion of musical talent and lyrical aptitude — a melodic voice-of-reason and safe haven amid a 21st century world seemingly gone mad. The former lead guitarist of Band of Horses, Ramsey has also released four acclaimed solo albums, including “For The Morning” in 2019.

Ramsey’s latest album “New Lost Ages” (out Feb. 9) was captured at the legendary Avast! Recording Co. in Seattle, Washington, by storied producer Phil Ek (Fleet Foxes, Father John Misty, The Shins, Built to Spill). The 10-song LP is an ongoing sonic quest — meticulously wandering across the musical landscape, this undulating tone of indie, rock and folk stylings.

The new album is about peeling back the layers of oneself, to locate and open up the dusty boxes of your past from the back of the closet of your mind. It’s memories and mistakes, lessons and lifelines bringing the present moment into focus — the future bright with possibility and purpose, so long as you never forget the road to the here and now.

Alongside bassist Morgan Henderson (Fleet Foxes) and drummer Sean Lane (Ann Wilson), Ramsey found himself fronting a full-on rock outfit in the studio, a scenario that conjured fresh inspiration and straightforward determination within the recording process — something genuinely heard and felt in the hauntingly poignant number “These Ghosts.”

Pushing further and farther down the rabbit hole of “New Lost Ages,” the melodies are aimed at sincere connectivity through honesty and vulnerability — symbiotic realms that nurture the genuine splendor and lore of Ramsey’s recordings and stoic stage presence in a live setting.

If anything, everything Ramsey has absorbed in his travels — onstage and on the road — is continually channeled through the unique lens of his words, unique tunings and guitar chords. It’s a whirlwind of sound and scope, all radiating from one human being with guitar in-hand, a silent room of curious souls awaiting the next number of beauty and grace conjured by Ramsey with such ease.

Leslie Stevens
-from Los Angeles, CA
-"At the center of Leslie Stevens' music is that notoriously heart-catching voice. She can belt it out grandly when she wants to, but the Los Angeles singer also possesses a distinctively honeyed tone that imbues her new album, Sinner, with a radiant charisma that sparks both ebullient love songs and more intimate ballads.

Stevens' voice is so beguiling that she has developed a thriving sideline as an in-demand singer who has recorded and toured with a litany of disparate musicians, including Florence + the Machine, My Morning Jacket's Jim James, Father John Misty, Jenny O., Joe Walsh, Jackson Browne, Jonny Fritz, and John Fogerty." ~ Rootsy Music

Avi Vinocur
-from San Francisco, CA
-Avi Vinocur is a San Francisco singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer
whose music roams these United States, spanning time zones and topographies, and
arrives just when you need it most: a tune suddenly coming through clear over the radio
during a long drive in the middle of nowhere.

With a talent for crafting vivid, three-dimensional narrators and slice-of-life tales set in
forgotten places, Vinocur has made a name for himself as a songwriter’s songwriter: a
modern musician with an old soul’s gift for storytelling. A versatile performer and nearly
lifelong guitarist — at age 15, obsessed with Jimi Hendrix, he sold his Magic cards to buy
a Fender Stratocaster — Vinocur is best known for his work as a co-frontman of the
acclaimed Americana band Goodnight, Texas; for his poignant blues-folk solo records;
and, increasingly over the past two years, as an occasional collaborator and live background
vocalist/mandolin player for Metallica. (His songs have also made appearances in places
like the opening credits to Tiger King, the Academy Award-winning documentary Free Solo,
Coors commercials, and Major League Baseball games. Vinocur has performed the National
Anthem before the first pitch three times.)

Hindsight, Vinocur’s third full-length solo record, was released February 12, 2021.
Written in the months after the pandemic shuttered the live music industry, it finds
the songwriter staring down a year without a tour, adjusting to a life of staying put —
and letting his imagination out to run. On Hindsight, Vinocur drops in on various lovers,
castaways and vagabonds, then brings them to life through quiet moments and lonely
spaces, effortlessly weaving together the personal, the historical and the fictional. The
listener is transported instantly: A wooden house haunted by broken promises; a rusted
truckbed covered in frost; morning light hitting empty beer bottles on the bedside table
in a cheap motel. Elsewhere, Vinocur draws inspiration from John Prine and Justin Townes
Earle, two venerable songwriters taken too soon in the tumult of 2020.

Recorded entirely on Vinocur’s iPhone in his apartment in San Francisco’s Sunset District,
Hindsight echoes the intimate, demo-type sound of records by the Mountain Goats, Field
Medic, or Bruce Springsteen’s Nebraska. It also feels a bit like rediscovering a cassette
mixtape from a friend in an old glove compartment. All told, it captures the year that was —
raw with anger and loss, determination and hope — and adds the quiet comfort of shared
solitude: a message in a bottle, a voice through the static, a passed note from a
songwriter’s quarantined living room to yours.

NOTES: Avi’s work with Goodnight, Texas and The Stone Foxes was featured in major ad
campaigns for Jack Daniel’s, Coors Banquet Beer and Budweiser Beer, Mercedes Benz,
as well as the Academy Award winning National Geographic documentary “Free Solo”
about Alex Honnold’s ropeless ascent of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park.

Avi has performed the United States National Anthem at three San Francisco Giants games
at AT&T/Oracle Park since 2017: once with Goodnight, Texas, and twice alone.

Also notably, Avi was tapped to perform backing vocals, mandolin, and guitar with Metallica
at their 2018 “All Within My Hands” benefit show at San Francisco’s Masonic Theatre. The
show was released shortly thereafter on February 1, 2019 as Metallica’s first official live
acoustic record: “Helping Hands… Live & Acoustic at The Masonic”.

In September of 2019 he performed again with Metallica and the San Francisco Symphony
at the opening of San Francisco’s Chase Center for their “S&M2” shows, which was
subsequently released as a feature length concert film in theaters around the world.
The full album was released on August 28, 2020 and debuted at #4 on the Billboard 200,
#1 in Album Sales, and #1 on the Classical Album charts. The album’s first single “All
Within My Hands” features Avi’s backing harmonies.

In March of 2020, as the world began to self-quarantine, Avi’s song “The Railroad” by
his band Goodnight, Texas was featured for two minutes straight at the beginning of the
first episode of Netflix’s hit show “Tiger King”, which shattered world streaming records
garnering 34 million views in a 10-day period.

In August of 2020, Avi appeared alongside Metallica on The Howard Stern Show to promote
the release of their album "S&M2", on which Avi does guest backing vocals. After being
introduced by Lars Ulrich, Howard briefly interviewed Avi about his own band and his
employment with Metallica as a studio tech, and then proceeded to intro Metallica as
"Metallica featuring Avi". After the performance Howard quipped, "Well the good news
is Avi can sing. The bad news is the band's lunch is ready and he's got to go pick it up."