Frank Gosar en Claudia Schmidt on the Saturday Cafe <p><strong><a href="" target="_blank">Claudia Schmidt</a></strong> has been a touring professional musician for over four decades, with nineteen albums of mostly original songs, exploring folk, blues, and jazz and spoken word. Her spring tour brought her to Salem and Eugene with her new Red House release,<em> New Whirled Order.</em></p><p></p><p></p> Sun, 20 Apr 2014 19:57:47 +0000 Frank Gosar 11212 at Marx(ist) Brothers on the Saturday Cafe <p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Helvetica;">Live music should always be so lively!&nbsp; <a href="" target="_blank">Andy Cohen</a>, <a href="" target="_blank">Chico Schwall</a> and <a href="‎" target="_blank">Mark Ross</a> begin their first Northwest tour as the <strong>Marx(ist) Brothers</strong> with a rousing send-off on the Saturday Cafe.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Helvetica;">&nbsp;</p> Sun, 20 Apr 2014 19:43:38 +0000 Frank Gosar 12088 at Babes With Axes <p>It's been 14 years since the last <a href="" target="_blank"><strong>Babes With Axes</strong></a> show at the WOW Hall. Now Laura Kemp, Katie Henry, Debbie Diedrich and TR Kelley are reuniting for a 20th anniversary show Saturday, March 8.&nbsp; Three fourths of the Babes (Katie lives out-of-state) join Frank on the Saturday Cafe to talk about what the passage of time has wrought. (Hint: all the songs get capo'd to a lower key...)</p><p></p> Sun, 02 Mar 2014 01:35:53 +0000 Frank Gosar 9080 at Eliot Grasso, Uilleann piper <p>Ulleann (Irish) piper <a href="" target="_blank">Eliot Grasso</a> grew up with a houseful of Chieftains records and a family fascinated with traditional music.&nbsp; He'll be sharing the stage with Scottish fiddler Brandon Vance and guitarist Glen Waddell Tuesday, Feb. 18 at Beall Hall and Thursday, Feb. 20 at Hope Christian Church in Eugene.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Sat, 15 Feb 2014 22:29:56 +0000 Frank Gosar 8297 at Eliot Grasso, Uilleann piper Roy Zimmerman <p>Political satirist and songwriter <a href="" target="_blank">Roy Zimmerman</a> has been delighted to find enclaves of progressive activity in conservative states.&nbsp; His "Connecting the Blue Dots" tour made an unexpected weather detour to Eugene en route to the <a href="" target="_blank">Lincoln City Cultural Center</a>.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Sun, 09 Feb 2014 01:37:26 +0000 Frank Gosar 7896 at Roy Zimmerman Mamo: Hawaiian duo on the Saturday Cafe <p><a href="" target="_blank">Jeff Peterson</a> grew up with slack-key guitar as the child of <em>Paniolos</em>, Hawaiian cowboys.&nbsp;&nbsp; <a href="" target="_blank">Nathan Aweau</a> grew up with jazz and classical music, only coming to traditional music later.&nbsp;&nbsp; Performing together as <a href="" target="_blank"><strong>Mamo</strong></a>, they show that island music is so much more than steel guitars and Don Ho.</p><p></p><p></p> Sun, 02 Feb 2014 01:37:05 +0000 Frank Gosar 7473 at Mamo: Hawaiian duo on the Saturday Cafe Larry Pattis <p>Finger style guitarist<a href="" target="_blank"> Larry Pattis</a> uses his hands--and guitar--to paint pictures and tell stories.&nbsp; He's returning to music after a long absence, performing January 11 at Creswell Coffee Company.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 19:20:33 +0000 Frank Gosar 6351 at Kathryn Claire on KLCC <p></p><p> So much of the music we hear this time of year seems to come from the British Isles:&nbsp; Christmas, Solstice, songs to drive cold winter away.</p><p><a href="" target="_blank"><strong>Kathryn Claire, Ara Lee</strong> and <strong>Zak Borden</strong></a> bring a few more songs to the <em>Saturday Cafe</em> on their way to a Winter Solstice show at St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Eugene.</p> Sun, 22 Dec 2013 18:50:10 +0000 Frank Gosar 5235 at Kathryn Claire on KLCC A Celtic Christmas <p></p><p></p><p>If the hallmark of a great Christmas story is shared experience, future generations will tell of hearing <a href="'s_Christmas_in_Wales" target="_blank"><em>A Child's Christmas in Wales</em></a> performed by <a href="" target="_blank"><strong>David Stuart Bull</strong> with musicians <strong>Chico Schwall</strong> and <strong>Linda Danielson.</strong></a></p><p></p> Sun, 15 Dec 2013 19:10:17 +0000 Frank Gosar 4809 at A Celtic Christmas The Gloria Darlings and the Gin Jars <p> Touring south for the winter, the <a href="" target="_blank"><strong>Gloria Darlings</strong></a> swing by the Saturday Cafe, and show how, with the change of one musician (and their entire repertoire) they magically become the <a href="" target="_blank"><strong>Gin Jars</strong></a>.</p> Sat, 16 Nov 2013 21:42:51 +0000 Frank Gosar 3205 at