Greetings!

The spring series of the San Diego County Library Acoustic Showcase continues in May 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.
Ross Moore
Friday, May 1  -  11 a.m.
Del Mar Branch
 
Ross Moore is a singer-songwriter rooted in traditional folk music, with an extensive catalog of original music.
Presented by the Del Mar Rose Society
Adler & Blackburn
Sunday, May 3  -  2 p.m.
Fallbrook Branch
  
Vocalist Robin Adler and her husband, multi-instrumentalist Dave Blackburn, perform fresh arrangements of well-known Joni Mitchell standards and tackle some of the most challenging material from the later jazz period in Mitchell's career.
Peggy Watson
Saturday, May 9  -  2 p.m.
Poway Branch
 
Peggy Watson's smooth, emotional voice effortlessly moves between contemporary folk stylings, smokey jazz, or powerful pop ballads. She is a fine songwriter/guitarist who moves her audience from tears to laughter with her relevant and touching songs.
Bill Hartwell
Wednesday, May 13  -  6 p.m.
Encinitas Branch
 
Sunday, May 17  -  1:30 p.m.
Vista Branch
  
Take well-crafted lyrics that powerfully portray the social and emotional elements of the human condition, and wrap those words in warm, lively acoustic melodies, and you have Bill Hartwell.
Rusty Gait
Saturday, May 16  -  2 p.m.
El Cajon Branch
 
Thursday, May 28  -  6:30 p.m.
Del Mar Branch
 
Rusty Gait is a San Diego North County band focused on bluegrass, Western swing and old time music. Their eclectic set list delights with foot-tapping rhythms and long-forgotten lyrics to fiddle tunes.
Presented by the San Diego Bluegrass Society
Jeff Berkley
Tuesday, May 19  -  6:30 p.m.
Lemon Grove Branch
 
Jeff Berkley plays lilting acoustic folk music, heavy on storytelling and with a high level of musicianship.
Old Town Road 
Wednesday, May 20  -  6 p.m.
San Marcos Branch
  
Old Town Road performs traditional, contemporary, and original bluegrass music featuring the five string banjo, fiddle and dobro backed up by guitar and bass.
Presented by the San Diego Bluegrass Society