Join us for our first concert of the 2014-15 season:
An Evening with Carrie Newcomer
Carrie Newcomer has been described as “a soaring songstress” by Billboard, a “prairie mystic by the Boston Globe and Rolling Stone wrote that she “asks all the right questions.” One of the definitive voices of the heartland and progressive spirituality, Carrie has the ability for sharp observation of the world. Don’t miss this rare night with a rare talent.
Friday, October 24, 8:00 p.m. Tickets – $20 available at the Door
Advance ticket sales are now closed, but there are plenty of great seats!
Kevin Loucks (piano) and Iryna Krechkovsky (violin) electrified Music at the Point last year. Now they return, with cellist Ross Gasworth as Trio Céleste, a combination hailed as “one of the best young chamber groups around today” by legendary violinist Philip Setzer.
This phenomenal group took first place in the 2009 Topanga Banjo and Fiddle “Band Contest” and first place in the 2012 California Bluegrass Association’s “Great 48 Showcase Showdown”, competing against top bluegrass bands from across the state. Come see Devitt Feeley (mandolin), Craig Ferguson (guitar), Lydia Veilleux (fiddle) and Brian Netzley (bass) and you will know why.
Recognized as a “Guitar Superstar” by Guitar Player magazine, Vicki is the living embodiment of the acoustic guitar, pouring energy into original pieces like “Atomic Reshuffle” while adding fluid vocal lines to her own songs and covers like “Norwegian Wood.” A rare CA performance by this guitar trailblazer.
Through their powerful, yet sweet harmonies, body percussion, haunting melodies, and vitality on stage, Honey Whiskey Trio captivates and moves audiences. Winners of the Harmony Sweepstakes National Competition, as well as Audience Favorite at both the Regional and National sweepstakes, Honey Whiskey Trio is a group you will want to experience live.
Dewey Erney is a perennial favorite in the Grace First concert series, with a delightful approach to singing the Great American Songbook, and he is always accompanied by some of the finest jazz musicians in Southern California.
L.A. Bronze is an auditioned group of musicians creating music through the artistry of handbells in a musical, elegant style. Under the direction of Artistic Director Kemp Smeal, L.A. Bronze presents entertaining concerts of classical transcriptions and original works for handbells.
Sonya Lee is a brilliant pianist with an impressive background. She is a graduate of The Juilliard School (where she studied with pianist Emanuel Ax), and has performed in renowned concert halls such as Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, and has performed with Rivers Cuomo, lead singer of Weezer.