Wild Women Weekend, Part 1
Stories and Music Series will feature dance, storytelling and comedy in
Part 1 of the Wild Women Weekend on Friday November 22. With all women
performers, this weekend is honoring the memory of Antonia Lamb. This
event is at the Hill House of Mendocino, starting at 7:30PM.
In the first half O Lei Palaoa - Annie Lee, Lisa Norman, and Sally
Stewart - will perform a traditional-style hula, Ke Ha'a La Puna,
honoring Pele, goddess of the volcano, Hi'iaka, her sister, and Hōpoe,
who taught Hi'iaka this dance. Next, Trillium Tribe, an amazing circle
of women who love Middle Eastern Dance, music and song, will create and
perform dances both traditional and contemporary. Through their
dancing, they celebrate the vibrancy of life and share it with our
community. Linda Pack has a story to read to us, about her
adventures with Antonia and “The Red Shoes”, which were designed with
the help of Bonnie Sanger.
From Family Secrets to Oh My Goddess to The adventures of Super
Activist Mother, Sherry Glaser brings some of her favorite Characters,
including one inspired by Antonia, to the stage for a special
performance at Mendocino Stories and Music Series. An evening of Comedy
that walks the fine line of pathos and hilarity. She will also
premiere a piece called "Have I got News For You”, her special spin on
the evening news. One night only!
Doors open at 6PM. Dinner menu and full bar. Reserved seating $20,
general admission $15 at the door. For more info call Pattie at
707-937-1732 or email email@example.com
Wild Women Weekend Part 2
Part 2 of Mendocino Stories and Music Series two-part event celebrates
the wonderful and talented women musicians of our area. This acoustic
concert is on Saturday November 23, at the Hill House of Mendocino,
starting at 7:30PM. We will feature several songs written by Antonia
Lamb, in her memory.
Included in the lineup, vocal performer and songwriter Nancyjoy Evans
brings sparks of lightning on the water mixed with
sweet intention. Developing her own unique sound, she tours and
records with her winsome sounding "Rosebud" guitar and friends.
Gwyneth Moreland has asked Judy Stavely to join her for a few
tunes. Gwyneth is a treat for Americana/ folk fans, singing with a
feeling of nostalgia rooted deep in classic country fundamentals. Judy
will join in on vocals and fiddle.
Covelo musician Sheila Fetzer has invited her friends, Marjo Wilson and
Robin Kellerstrass, to join her this year. Singer/songwriter Sheila
says “music comes through me from my life experiences. My songs are
spaces of time, punctuated with emotions, reminding me I'm still
alive”. Marjo and Robin will sing and play Marjo's original
"Mountainchick/ River-rock" songs, bringing a clear strong voice &
vibe to inspire women and girls everywhere to sing and dance and dare
to express honest raw emotion! Visit her band site at
A surprise treat for us is the return of Teresa Tudury. Hold on to your
seats as Teresa Tudury promises to take you on a musical journey of
wild, powerful songs and stories from the depths of her incredibly rich
and inspiring repertoire. She recently wow-ed her audience at the
Hotel. It is definitely not too soon to hear her again!
Doors open at 6PM. Dinner menu and full bar. Reserved table seating
$20, general admission $15 at the door. For more info call Pattie at
707-937-1732 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Mendocino Stories & Music Series on November 29
For our annual singer/songwriter showcase, Mendocino Stories &
Music Series will present Americana/Folk musicians Gwyneth Moreland
with special guests David Hayes and Morgan Daniel along with Misner
& Smith on Friday, November 29. Music starts at 7:30PM at the
With a voice that invokes Jenny Lewis' solo work crossed with the
intimate folk of Gillian Welch, Gwyneth Moreland evokes a feeling of
nostalgia rooted deep in classic country fundamentals. This is music
which is at once modern and original, while paying proper respect to
the classics of the genre. Gwyneth has invited bass player David Hayes
and brother Morgan Daniel to join her in a few tunes. These special
guests have the ability to add magic to the evening.
With songs rich in meaning and texture, Misner & Smith’s sound is
anchored by their unique vocal harmonies and evocative lyrics. Misner
& Smith’s music is a search for meaning. The songs yearn for
connection, ache for understanding, relish in mystery, and rejoice in
creation. In a world that often feels to be crumbling down around us,
they dig deep, and find hope in simple things, in the beauty that
surrounds us all.
All ages are welcome! Doors open at 6:30 PM for bistro menu and full
bar. Reserved table seating $20, $15 general admission. Call Pattie at
937-1732 or www.mendocinostories.com/events.html
Mendocino Stories & Music Series on November 30
us at the Hill House of Mendocino on Saturday, November 30, when
Mendocino Stories & Music Series presents Steven Bates Band. "Gonna
be a rockin' fun dance" with Steven Bates, Jeffrey Walsh on guitar,
Claudia Paige on drums and Jon Faurot on bass. Music starts at 7:30PM.
The Trio, featuring Steven Bates on guitar and vocals, will be doing a
combination of Steven’s original music and rock and roll dance tunes.
Recently seen at Whiskey a GoGo in LA, Steven has written
numerous songs always with an eye on getting people out there to dance.
His determination to always leave audiences with something memorable is
a good reason to catch this performance.
Joining Steven is dynamic drummer Claudia Paige who “knows how to add
passion to her music.” Powerful and unique, Claudia has been part of
many local collaborations as well as playing with some major artists of
the 21st century including Bonnie Raitt and Tito Puente. She has 25
years of live performance, music scoring and recording experience and
adds all this energy to every gig.
Doors open at 6:30 PM for dinner menu and full bar. Reserved table
seating $20, general admission $15 at the door. Call Pattie at 937-1732
Mendocino Stories & Music Series on Thursday, January 16
The Mendocino Stories and Music Series proudly presents American folk
singer Tracy Grammer on Thursday, January 16, 2014in a benefit for the
Albion Little River Fire Department. The concert will begin at 7:30PM
at Little River Inn’s Abalone Room, Hwy One in Little River.
Tracy, a Red House Records recording artist is known for her work as
half of the folk duo Dave Carter and Tracy Grammer, and for the solo
career that she has continued since Carter's death. Tracy Grammer is
currently supporting her most recent release, Joy My Love, an EP of
five previously unreleased Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer songs. This
special limited edition CD is available at Grammer's live shows, on
iTunes and at www.redhouserecords.com
Doors open at 7:00PM. Tickets at Little River Inn and by phone,
707-937-5942. For more info call Pattie at 707-937-1732 or