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The summer series of the San Diego County Library Acoustic Showcase continues in August with ten 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.
High Mountain Road
Sunday, August 2 @ 2 p.m.
High Mountain Road features a mix of traditional and contemporary bluegrass to an ever expanding audience.
Presented by the San Diego Bluegrass Society.
Tuesday, August 4 @ 6:30 p.m.
Rancho San Diego Branch
Ross Moore is a singer-songwriter rooted in traditional folk music, with an extensive catalog of original music. He will perform works by Woody Guthrie in a tribute to the great singer-songwriter.
Saturday, August 8 @ 2 p.m.
A live performance by The Lovebirds is a tornado of sights and sounds which may include short skirts, high heels, bowties, mustaches, percussive guitar, rock ukulele, glockenspiel, melodica, kazoos, stand-up drumkits, and harmonies that won't quit.
Wednesday, August 12 @ 6 p.m.
Drawing on such musical influences as Colbie Caillat, Ingrid Michaelson, and Brandi Carlile, Christine Parker has won over crowds with her pure and soulful vocals and engaging lyrics.
Saturday, August 15 @ 2 p.m.
La Mesa Branch
Tuesday, August 18 @ 6:30 p.m.
Lemon Grove 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.
Sunday, August 16 @ 1:30 p.m.
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.
Sunday, August 16 @ 2 p.m.
El Cajon Branch
Joe Rathburn's music can be placed in the genre called Positive Music. His tunes have purpose and speak directly to the heart and mind of the listener.
Wednesday, August 19 @ 6 p.m.
San Marcos Branch Laced with undertones of jazz, blues, and folk, Nina Francis' music blends timeless songwriting craft with modern pop sensibilities to create a voice all her own.
Thursday, August 20 @ 7 p.m.
Dave Beldock is known for his rich, emotion-filled voice, great harmonies, stellar guitar work, and humorous stage presence.