W. E. Artists & peformer date, auditions info

Nov 9, 2010 in Entertainment, West End Artists & Performers

The latest news from our West End artists & performers. There are also auditions for actors at the 6th St. Playhouse.

November 13th, Saturday- St. Peterbilt. Watch Sonoma County’s double clutchin, cop dodgin, jack knifein trucker band featuring Paul Riley, Vocals and Guitar; the West End’s own Justin Barr, Lead Guitar; Chris Bradley, Bass; Andy Rosa , Drums. Free Krush Show Location: Tres Hombres Long Bar & Grill 151 Petaluma Blvd. S., Suite 129 Time: 8 p.m.- 10 p.m.

St. Peterbilt

St. Peterbilt

If you are a Hank Band fan, you know it’s a rare treat to see them. ( They’re awesome see them on video click here!) Take notice of their November dates:

November 14th, Sunday– The Hank Band featuring Tahmus Rounds, Chris Rovetti, Dave Zibel, Jim Peterson and the West End’s own Tim Sarter will play this weekend.  Location: Lagunitas Beer Sanctuary Time: 3- 5 p.m.

November 18th, 19th, and 20th- Hank Williams: Lost Highway (See message) A message from Tim Sarter- Hello everyone, The time is nearly here for our encore performance of Hank Williams: Lost Highway. Last winter the cast and crew of this show performed this play for a run of 26 sold out shows at the 6th Street Playhouse. This month we are bringing it back for 3 shows only at Spreckles Performing Arts Center in Rohnert Park. We are excited about bringing it to a larger venue and are all looking forward to doing it again. The show runs . For full details: Heritage Music Theater

The Hank Band

The Hank Band

Your chance to support local artist- Amber Lee Baker. Most of us has had the pleasure of watching Amber Lee and the Anomalies perform. She plays the accordion, is a singer-songwriter and is part of the Accordion Babe Pin-Up Calendar revolution – reinventing the accordion as a sexy instrument. Amber is working on her second Album  “Indelible” it includes 8 well crafted songs and is bound to be fabulous.  There is a Kickstarter Fundraiser to help fund the Second Album. It’s a fun way for to pre-buy the album and get some great extras. The more you pledge, the more you get…. a private house concert for you and 10 friends, accordion lessons, T-shirts and more. For more info Amber Lee Kickstarter.

Amber Lee

Amber Lee

Every Sunday Night – West End DJ Katie Vrooman has a specialty radio show called “Great Dames, Vintage Chicks,” a collection of torch singers, big band singers and jazz vocalists from the 1930’s- 1960’s. Katie hand selects all the music from the show and talks about it as well. You can also hear Katie on Monday- Friday during mid-day- But the Sunday night show (10 p.m. to midnight) is about female singers who “carry the torch”. The KRUSH

6th Street Playhouse Audition Opportunities: Auditions announced for Ring of Fire & Cabaret. The 6th Street Playhouse has announced (non-Equity only) auditions for two upcoming season productions:  1) Ring of Fire: the Music of Johnny Cash [all roles in the 4m/4f in the ensemble cast] 2) Cabaret [the roles of the Emcee and Sally Bowles only]  These are general auditions: NO appointments are necessary.  Saturday, 11/13, 12 – 3pm, Ring of Fire only Tuesday, 11/16, 7 – 9pm, Ring of Fire only Saturday, 11/20, 12 – 3pm, Ring of Fire and Cabaret. For more info 6th Street Playhouse

Auditions announced for Intimate Apparel.  The 6th Street Playhouse has announced general auditions for Intimate Apparel on Wednesday, November 17 at 7:00 p.m. for three available roles: Mayme – ’30s’, African American George – ’30s’, Barbadian immigrant Mrs. Van Buren – ’30s’, white American  Appointments are not necessary. Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script.  Actors cast in the production will receive a small stipend. Intimate Apparel, by Lynn Nottage, will be playing in the 6th Street Playhouse Studio Theater, February 11 – 27, 2011. Stage Director is Bronwen Shears  For more information, contact 6th Street Playhouse Interim Artistic Director Michael Fontaine at michael@6thstreetplayhouse.com, or 707-523-4185 x102.

Musicians note! Dickens Holiday Crafts Fair (December 4th & 5th at Finley Community Center) are looking for roving holiday-themed music entertainers for this event. Small stipend available. Email: craftsfair@srcity.org for more information. Dickens Holiday Crafts Fair info

Are you a West End performer, artist or other talented individual? Don’t be shy! Share your performance dates and events with the neighborhood. We want to support you. Contact Lea Barron-Thomas at  westend @sonic.net

More West End talent and events  next week, all events now listed on calendar.