Passport to the World of Music to Kick-off 2019 at Creative Cauldron
Seven Voices: A Tribute to Patsy Cline
Saturday January 5th at 7:30 PM: Patsy Cline was one of the most influential and acclaimed vocalists of the 21st century, and a true pioneer for women in the music industry. Vocalists Jess Eliot Myhre (Bumper Jacksons), Lauren Calve, Maureen Andary (The Sweater Set), Karen Jonas, Brian Farrow, Ahren Buchheister, Pat Puglisi - pay tribute to Virginia’s country music icon in a night of song and story.
Cecily: "Cecily Salutes DC"
Sunday January 6th at 6:30 PM: A DC native - Cecily has opened for award winning artists like Gregory Porter and Jose James. In 2017, Cecily and her band were invited by the US Embassy to perform in Colombia at the VI Annual Mompox Jazz Festival. Now, she's dedicating her talents in "Soul” Music and Storytelling to explore the contributions DC has made to the music scene. Look forward to songs by Duke Ellington, Gil Scott- Heron, and Roberta Flack.
Ken & Brad Kolodner Trio with Rachel Eddy
Friday January 11th at 7:30 PM: World class old-time and bluegrass virtuosos, and stars of last year’s Passport Festival. This father-son duo is pushing the boundaries of their genre with father, Ken's renowned skills on the fiddle and hammered dulcimer and son, Brad's rising fame as a clawhammer banjo artist. Ken & Brad are joined with one of the stars in the old-time music scene, Rachel Eddy.
Louisa Hall, Crys Matthews, Heather Mae
Saturday January 12th at 7:30 PM: Passport to the World brings together three DC area songwriters who have won awards and have performed at festivals and venues as diverse as the Sundance and Telluride, New York's Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center and the 9:30 Club. Powerhouse vocals, thought-provoking and change-inspiring lyrics, and throughout it all, a sense of humor.
Sunday January 13th at 6:30 PM: Here is an eclectic performance. Get ready to hear virtuoso bluegrass musicians led by Bumper Jackson’s Chris Ousley, with vocalist Be Steadwell, tearing up on disco music of the 70’s. This is a take on some popular classics you're sure to only find with Disco Grass. Big Fun!
Friday January 18th at 7:30 PM: Shenandoah Run returns to the Cauldron for a night of brilliant folk musicianship that gather fans from all around. This nine artist band offers performances with a mix of harmonies, duets, trios, and solos that showcase the stellar individual talents of each performer in folk arrangements that will keep audiences clapping and cheering all night!
Rose Moraes sings Jobim
Saturday January 19th at 7:30 PM: Audiences across the world know Rose Moreas for her soulful performances as a Brazilian vocalist. She's performed at DC landmarks like the Library of Congress and Blues Alley, as well as internationally. Now, Moreas brings a powerful, contemporary interpretation to the legendary bossa nova’s of Antonio Carlos Jobim in a night of passionate Brazilian song.
Jan Knutson, Steve Herberman, Steve Abshire
Sunday January 20th at 6:30 PM: It's a one stop night to experience three of DC's preeminent jazz guitarists! Jazz guitar prodigy Jan Knutson performs with two of DC’s guitar greats, Steve Abshire and 7 string guitarist Steve Herberman. A veritable jazz guitar fest!
Cristian Perez Quintet - featuring Emanuel Trifilio (bandoneon)
Friday January 25th at 7:30 PM: “South America, from Cumbia to Tango and beyond” - the music of migration. A high energy, virtuoso night of music from South America. Cristian Perez is one of DC's foremost guitarists and composers. A graduate of Strathmore's prestigious Artist-in-Residence program, Cristian will perform with leading Argentinian tango player Emanuel Trifilio, and his international band of musicians.
Bitter Dose Combo
Saturday January 26th at 7:30 PM: French Gypsy Jazz and Swing band return with their sold-out 2018 show which featured swing dancers and more, set to the sounds of pre-war Franco-American jazz. The hippest vocals, guitar, accordion jazz trio, perform the music of Django Rheinhardt, Piaf, Armstrong and more.
Big Howdy Band
Sunday January 27th at 6:30 PM: Progressive bluegrass, with a nod to the past and an eye on the future. Featuring Randy Barrett, Dede Wyland, Ira Gitlin and Tom McLaughlin.
Irene Jalenti – Jazz Homage to the Beatles
Friday February 1st at 7:30 PM: One of the most sultry voices around. Italian American Irene Jalenti performs her acclaimed Blues Alley jazz interpretations of the Beatles with her fabulous band.
Saturday February 2nd at 7:30 PM: Season finale with Passport favorites, the award-winning, multilingual, world-jazz group, Veronneau - featuring the celebrated vocals of Lynn Veronneau. Their 2018 CD Love & Surrender spent 4 months in the US world music Top 5 charts. Veronneau will be joined by special guests, violinist Dave Kline and Brazilian percussionist Bruno Lucini.
Tickets for Passport to the World of Music can be purchased on www.creativecauldron.org or by calling 703-436-9948.
Creative Cauldron is a non-profit arts organization whose innovative programs in the performing and visual arts embody collaboration, experimentation and community engagement. Creative Cauldron was founded by Producing Director Laura Connors Hull in 2002. In June of 2009, Creative Cauldron acquired a permanent home in ArtSpace Falls Church, a 3,000 square foot flexible arts space that provides a venue for year-round classes, live performances of theater, music and dance and visual art exhibits. Programs are presented in part through grants from the Virginia Commission for the Arts, The National Endowment for the Arts, the Arts Council of Fairfax County, the City of Falls Church and the Little City CATCH Foundation.
Who/What: Passport to the World of Music
Sponsored by the Eden Center
When: January 5 – February 2, 2019
Fridays at 7:30pm, Saturdays at 7:30pm, and Sundays at 6:30pm
Where: Creative Cauldron at ArtSpace Falls Church
410 South Maple Avenue, Falls Church, VA 22046
Info: Tickets General Admission $22 - Seniors/Military $20 - Students $18
Tables for Two with wine $60 - Tables for Four with wine $120
Season Flex Passes and Discounts for Groups of 10 or more
www.creativecauldron.org or 703-436-9948
Free Parking is available in the 410 and 400 South Maple Building Garages