Craig Ventresco and/or Meredith Axelrod play guitar…beautifully. They’re the regular Saturday feature, 4 to 6pm. Come by, have a sandwich and a beer and check them out! You may get one, you might get the other, maybe you’ll get lucky and see both!
WHOA THERE! Drop what you’re doing and check out this duo! Jinx Jones and Jessica Rose give honky-tonk its tears. Rockabilly virtuoso guitarist Jinx Jones, teamed with the heartbreaking vocal stylings of Jessica Rose and you have an extraordinary treat! 8 to 10pm. Free, of course!
Guitar, bass, drums – what else do you need to make for a mellow evening with your dearest at the Atlas Cafe? Have a premium brew or a glass of wine, a trout salad, and listen to the stylings of Tom Lander’s trio. What a perfect evening! Starts at 7:30. Free.
Caribbean bluegrass! Ever heard of such a thing? Well, we didn’t either…until…
Dore Coller and friends make up Bermuda Grass, a band that plays Caribbean rhythms with bluegrass instrumentation. They also play just about everything in between the two styles, so it should be an entertaining evening of music at The Atlas Cafe!
Dore is a guitarist, vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter who can’t make up his mind. After a lifetime of writing and singing songs, playing guitar, mandolin, bass, keyboard, dobro and anything else he can get his hands on, he just can’t decide which genre to stay in. He’s played with members of such bands and artists as Big Brother, Lacy J Dalton, The David Grisman Quintet, Dan Hicks, David La Flamme, Snooky Flowers, The Hot Club of San Francisco,…
Josh studied classical piano starting at the age of 8, and as a teenager switched to jazz guitar. In Boston he studied swing with Chet Kruley – the first white guitarist to play in an all-black band; then with modal guitarist Randy Roos – professor at Berklee College of Music, and culminated his studies in Boston with the famed Charlie Banacos, one of the 20th century giants in jazz education. Since moving to San Francisco, Josh has studied with Peter Horvath for 6 years, and has performed throughout the Bay Area since 2008.
The rest of the line-up includes Michael Browne on alto sax, Rick Wallace playing bass, Bill Petitti on tenor sax, along with Max Gaenslen on drums.