91.3 KBCS presents
Thu, Jan 16 -
Doors open at 6:00 PM each night.
Sun, Jan 19, 2014
First sets begin at 7:30 PM, and second sets (when applicable) begin at 9:30 PM (doors: 9:15 PM).
KBCS 91.3 FM and the Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitriou's Jazz Alley welcome neo-soul singer/songwriter Amel Larrieux touring in support of her new release, Ice Cream Everyday. Band members joining Ms. Larrieux are Bahnamous Bowie (keys/background vocals), Jeffrey Connor (bass), Sheldon Thwaites (drums) and Sky Larrieux (keys/background vocals). Show times are 7:30pm Thursday and Sunday and 7:30pm and 9:30pm Friday & Saturday. Doors open at 5:30.
Touring in support of her new release Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Amel Larrieux is on touring in support of her critically acclaimed fifth solo studio album, Ice Cream Everyday from Blisslife Records.
Ice Cream Everyday features the first single, “Afraid,” produced by long time collaborator and husband, Laru Larrieux. Keeping it in the family, Amel recently performed the song with her musician daughter, Sky, on The Late Show with Jimmy Fallon, while sitting in with the show’s band, The Roots.
Ice Cream Everyday is a true Rhythm & Blues offering that blends unconventional harmonies and beautiful lyrics making for a memorable musical journey, in the singer’s impeccable, inimitable style.
Amel Larrieux rose to fame in the mid-1990s as a founding member of the duo Groove Theory along with Bryce Wilson. After leaving the group in 1999, she released her debut solo album, Infinite Possibilities, the following year on Epic Records. In late 2003, Larrieux founded her own independent label with her husband/producer Laru Larrieux, Blisslife Records, on which she has released three R&B Billboard chart-topping albums, Bravebird, Morning and Lovely Standards. She has toured consistently worldwide including the US and Japan.
Mindi Abair and The BoneshakersThu, Feb 11 - Sat, Feb 13
Perennial favorite - Mindi brings her own special blend of saxophone soul, rock, pop, and contemporary jazz - on tour in support of her latest release, Live in Seattle!
Mindi Abair and The Boneshakers - Valentine's EveningSun, Feb 14
Celebrate Valentine's with perennial R&B saxophone favorite Mindi Abair along with her band The Boneshakers.
Sonny FortuneTue, Feb 16 - Wed, Feb 17
When critics speak of Sonny Fortune, names like Coltrane, Cannonball, and Parker are mentioned. Quite a legacy - but well deserved - for Sonny Fortune embodies all of the finest qualities of those late, great musicians: hard work, dedication to his art, and exceptional music. Lucky for us, this sensational multi-reed player is still here and blowing hard!