LIVE @ THE DIP
Upcoming Events at The Dip
FRI, JULY 22, 2016
SUN, JULY 24, 2016
INTUITIVE COMPASS AND VANDELLA
Intuitive Compass, purveyors of Original Vaudevillian Folk Music, are a group of nomadic musicians. Originally based in Petaluma CA, they are now based in The Applegate Valley of Southern Oregon, though their home might as well be the open road. Drawing from elements of ragtime, blues, jug band, western swing and the perpetuation of traditional Folk songs in a new light, their genre is a bit illusive. Folk Nouveau if you will….Gus Cannon meets Django Reinhardt “…..you might feel like you’ve been sent back to the early 20th century….” – Boulder Weekly
According to one fellow musician the proper term is “myth punk” call them what you will, please welcome Intuitive Compass.
Revolutionizing the model of the bohemian lifestyle, following their Intuitive Compasses, the group is a family vaudeville show all its own, from a one man act to a preverbal three ring circus, often including Fire, Aerial acrobatics, Contortion and old time burlesque teasers, their show is a bit like time travel.
SF’s Vandella is a lovechild of rock ‘n roll, roots ‘n soul, helmed by two enigmatic frontpeople and distinct songwriters. A modern-day Buckingham-Nicks, vocalist Tracey Holland and guitarist Chris Tye mix up a potent potion of sexy, sweaty 70s-era rock ‘n roll. A package of Rolling Stones rock-meets-Alabama Shakes soul, the two met at music school and subsequently traveled up and down the West Coast together, honing and tying together their individual signatures through a decade-long friendship. Garnering comparisons to Stevie Nicks and Janis Joplin, Holland smolders with the moody intensity of both an evocative frontwoman and monster vocalist, while Tye’s guitar work and vocals easily play into and around all this, belying an effortless-cool that anchors things down just right.
Come out for a great night of FREE LIVE MUSIC!
MON, JULY 25, 2016
SAT, JULY 30, 2016
Mojo Child is composed of Bay Area band members who share the musical skills and stagecraft to bring to life the magic, passion and hypnotic rythm of The Doors.
TUE, AUG 2, 2016
SAMA DAMS & THE INCREDIBLE SHEEP SHRINKING INVENTION
Avant-Indie, Experimental, Post-Rock – Sama Dams
Comfort in Doubt, the second full-length from Portland avant-garde three-piece Sama Dams, sings with the keen cry of innocence lost. With the first track “My Ears Are Ringing,” an impossibly catchy and sparse masterpiece of glitch R&B, the listener embarks on a journey through darkness akin to the trip audiences took with Radiohead’s OK, Computer. Striking the fine balance between edgy experimentation and caramel sweet pop, this uncompromising trio drives into the desert with only an unerring musical compass to guide them.
…with locals, The Incredible Sheep Shrinking Invention!
MON, AUG 8, 2016
TUE, AUG 9, 2016
PROMISED LAND SOUND & GRINGO
Promised Land Sound emerged from the fertile Nashville garage scene—members have played with PUJOL, Denney and the Jets, and members of JEFF The Brotherhood and Those Darlins, among others—but they have quickly evolved to deploy a more varied country and soul palette than most of their brethren and sistren. In short order, they’ve managed to attract the admiration of esteemed folks like fellow Nashvillian Jack White, who released a live 7” of theirs on his Third Man Records.
Redding’s own Gringo! will be playing their awesome surf rock jams!!
THU, AUG 11, 2016
TUE, SEP 13, 2016
CARL VERHEYEN AND BAND
GUITAR LEGEND CARL VERHEYEN AND BAND
LOS ANGLES, CA, March, 2016 – Carl Verheyen, recognized as “One of the World’s Top 10 Guitarists” by Guitar Magazine and “One of the Top 100 Guitarists of All Time” by Classic Rock magazine, today announced that he will bring his three-member Carl Verheyen Band on a June tour of North America, stretching from Chicago and Toronto down to Florida. And in September the CVB will play the western coast of the USA. This comes after the band’s European Festival tours in 2015 and the recording of a new release called “The Grand Design.”
The Carl Verheyen Band’s tour will be a rare chance for audiences to experience a powerful mix of blues, rock, jazz and even country from three world-class musicians in comparatively intimate venues. The Grammy-nominated Verheyen is joined by renowned bassist Dave Marotta, who has also performed with Phil Collins, Neil Diamond, Bruce Hornsby, Gino Vanelli, Manhattan Transfer, Kenny Loggins, and countless others. Marotta has also played bass on dozens of widely known movies and TV shows, ranging from American Idol to CSI. Ace drummer John Mader has performed or recorded with Booker T. Jones, Steve Miller, Pat Benatar, Patti Austin, Albert King, Randy Newman, and Bonnie Raitt. He has also played drums for several Tony Award-winning musicals, including Disney’s The Lion King, Rent, Mamma Mia, and the world premiere of Wicked.
Verheyen’s 40+ years of solo, band, and studio guitar work have progressed to where hardly a day goes by during which anyone with access to music, movies, or television doesn’t hear him. As a first-call studio guitarist, Verheyen is the guitar behind some of the most popular TV shows (Seinfeld, Frazier, Cheers, Happy Days, LA Law, Married with Children, among others) and movies (Star Trek, The Usual Suspects, Ratatouille, The Negotiator, hundreds more) of all time. In addition to his duties as Supertramp’s guitarist, he has performed and recorded with a who’s-who of music giants, ranging from the great BB King, to Joe Bonamassa, Cher, Brad Paisley, Christina Aguilera, The Bee Gees, and hundreds of others.
Verheyen provided one-on-one guitar lessons for John Fogerty and was a featured soloist at the Academy Awards, playing live to a TV audience of more than 67 million. For the past 30 years he’s performed in arenas in the 20,000 seat range with Supertramp. He has released 13 of his own CDs, mixing band music with solo efforts such as his 2015 recording “Alone,” a solo acoustic improvisational release. His newest recording called “The Grand Design” will be released in May of this year.
“This is the first time since in 4 years that my own band will tour the East and West Coast in the same year because of our busy schedules. So the three of are excited to re-connect with audiences there,” said Verheyen. “Dave, John and I love playing more intimate venues and we look forward to bringing our music and energy to both.
WED, SEP 28, 2016
$25 ADV TICKETS
STRUNG OUT, UNWRITTEN LAW AND THE MELODRAMATICS
Strung Out and Unwritten Law together at The Dip!
Locals, The Melodramatics, will be opening!