Greetings!

The spring series of the San Diego County Library Acoustic Showcase continues in April with nine concerts taking place throughout the month!

The Acoustic Showcase series offers a wonderful variety of some of San Diego's very best singer/songwriters, folk music performers, and story tellers. These concerts are FREE to the community.
 Acoustic Showcase
5th Anniversary Concert
Saturday, April 25  -  1:30 p.m.
Encinitas Branch
 
This special event will feature Joe Rathburn, series coordinator and host Ross Moore, and one of San Diego's newest bands, Journeyman. Cake and refreshments will be served.
 
Acoustic Showcase is celebrating five years of free concerts with some of San Diego's best musicians, with more than 360 shows featuring nearly 100 performers at 21 different libraries, all thanks to our community partners and the Friends of the Library.
Box Canyon Band
Tuesday, April 7  -  6:30 p.m.
Rancho San Diego Branch
 
Enjoy acoustic bluegrass music at the library with the Box Canyon Band.
Presented by the San Diego Bluegrass Society.
Tolan Shaw
Wednesday, April 8  -  6 p.m.
Encinitas Branch
  
Over the past few years, singer/songwriter Tolan Shaw has become a formidable force in music, winning over a large fanbase and writing songs that are both soulful and wonderfully melodic.
Jeff Berkley
Saturday, April 11  -  2 p.m.
Poway Branch
 
Jeff Berkley plays lilting acoustic folk music, heavy on storytelling and with a high level of musicianship.
Lisa Sanders
Sunday, April 12  -  2 p.m.
Fallbrook Branch
 
Wednesday, April 15  -  6 p.m.
San Marcos Branch
 
Channeling the vocal strength of Chaka Khan and the dusty edge of Bonnie Raitt, Lisa Sanders belts out songs filled with world-weary experience and hope.
Next Generation
Sunday, April 19  -  1:30 p.m.
Vista Branch
 
Next Generation is entirely made up of exceptional and accomplished young musicians who possess a mastery of their instruments well beyond their years.
Presented by the San Diego Bluegrass Society.
Erika Davies
Sunday, April 19  -  2 p.m.
El Cajon Branch
 
You'll be entranced by Erika Davies' dramatic, glamorous style and evocative, sensual voice, singing her original compositions and covers of early-20th-century classics.
Coco & Lafe 
Tuesday, April 21  -  6:30 p.m.
Lemon Grove Branch
  
Critically acclaimed and award-winning Americana singer-songwriters Coco and Lafe write and perform character driven story songs. Think John Prine meets Kurt Vonnegut.