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December 2018

The World According to Jimbo Mathus

December 22, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CST
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Tickets $25. Reservations 251-367-4599   Jimbo Mathus will have a sit down interview with Frye Gaillard. They will discuss southern writing ,what its like to be the founder and frontman of the Squirrel Nut Zippers, and many other interesting topics. 30 minute interview to be followed immediately with a 90 minute set of all request of any Jimbo Mathus composition. Jimbo Mathus The late Memphis producer Jim Dickinson once called Jimbo Mathus “the singing voice of Huck Finn.” Outside the…

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An Intimate Evening with Eric Erdman

December 28, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CST
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Tickets: $20. Reservations 251-367-4599    Eric Erdman is a storyteller with a life that gives him stories to write songs about. His guitar takes him around the world and he can write four songs from one break up. His lyrics are introspective but fun, quirky but accessible, profound and palatable, and they draw listeners in like old friends. With a voice that sounds like JJ Grey and James Taylor, Eric’s career began as the lead singer of the funk rock band,…

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An Intimate Evening & Live Album Recording w/ David Shivers Trio

December 29, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CST
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Tickets $20. Reservations 251-367-4599   Live Album Recording with David Shivers Trio David Shivers David Shivers is a mobile native that arrived on the local music scene with his debut album “The Flood” which was released in August of 2017. He is deeply rooted in the blues with influences including Led Zeppelin, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and New Orleans native Andrew Duhon. His songs including “By Now (We Should Know” and “Sweet Diane” have received much recognition including being aired multiple…

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And the Echo

An Intimate Evening with And The Echo

December 30, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm CST
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Tickets $20. Reservations 251-367-4599 And The Echo Based out of Oxford, Mississippi, And The Echo is a project born out of a mutual love of ambient, electronic pop between Winn McElroy and Morgan Pennington. Begun in March 2014, a 45 was released in mid fall 2014, and the duo is working on a full-length album to be released in spring 2016 and playing shows throughout the United States. To learn more about And the Echo, visit: http://www.andtheecho.com/

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January 2019

Megan McMillan Album Release Shindig

January 4 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CST
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Tickets $20. Reservations 251-367-4599 “Things That Change” done in its entirety song by song in order. Free signed cd with admission. Megan McMillan Megan McMillan has certainly found her niche in the industry with her honest, edgy take on traditional American music.Shannon Ireland from 30A Songwriter Radio says, “Megan McMillan, this is why we do what we do”. Jerry Henry from Alabama Music Office describes her music as “natural, not contrived, where everything comes from the heart”, and Anna Chandler…

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Stories & Songs w/ Eric Erdman, Tim Jackson & Lindsay Thompson

January 5 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CST
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Tickets: $20. Reservations 251-367-4599 The Listening Room is proud to present “Stories & Songs”. A night of storytelling through music featuring the music of Eric Erdman, Tim Jackson and Lindsay Thompson. Eric Erdman is a storyteller with a life that gives him stories to write songs about. His guitar takes him around the world and he can write four songs from one break up. His lyrics are introspective but fun, quirky but accessible, profound and palatable, and they draw listeners in like…

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Cory Branan

An Intimate Evening with Cory Branan

January 9 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CST
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Tickets $20. Reservations 251-367-4599 Cory Branan ADIOS is Cory Branan’s death record. Not the cheeriest of openings, but like all of Branan’s mercurial work, it’s probably not what you think. As funny and defiant as it is touching and sad, this self-dubbed “loser’s survival kit” doesn’t spare its subjects or the listener. Not even Branan’s deceased father is let off the hook. In the tender homage “The Vow” he drolly cites his father’s favorite banality “that’s what you get for…

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An Intimate Evening with Shannon LaBrie & Kyshona Armstrong

January 10 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CST
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Tickets $20. Reservations 251-367-4599 Shannon LaBrie Music by Nashville chanteuse Shannon LaBrie defies genre and brings to life insightful stories of a woman who remains true to herself in a life where uncertainty is certain. The Lincoln, NE native instantly became a favorite among music fans and critics alike with her powerful 2013 debut Just Be Honest. With her lead single, “I Remember a Boy,” the independent release reached inside the Top Ten on iTunes and the Triple A Radio…

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An Intimate Evening with Reverend Hylton

January 11 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CST
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Tickets $20. Reservations 251-367-4599 Reverend Hylton Hailing from Atlanta, Reverend Hylton has toured the nation with his songs of relatable tales of life experiences. Heartbreak, addiction, traveling are the substance of his melodic musical, lyrical and vocal writings. From the stage to the crowd, a real performance is heard. Real words, sung by a real man, with real meaning make for an authentic time shared by both The Reverend and the crowd. Rev. Hylton is now out touring in his…

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The World According to Suzanne Cleveland w/ The Music of Amelia White

January 12 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CST
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Tickets $20. Reservations  251-367-4599 Suzanne Cleveland Born under the proverbial azalea bush and product of the public school system (think Happy Days)  and college. Lived away for about 15 years while married…and realized there WAS life beyond the  Mobile County line. I did, by default, become involved with various pageant type events and have worked for over 40 years, and work still, in the legal field. Growing up in what is now called Midtown and moving to Oakleigh as a…

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Chip Herrington

An Intimate Evening with the Chip Herrington Jazz Quintet

January 13 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm CST
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Tickets $20. Reservations 251-367-4599 Chip Herrington When Chip Herrington was 7 years old, he found an old cornet and beginner band book in the attic of his home in Columbia, Mississippi. By the end of the day he had taught himself the C scale and could play the several songs from the book. He’s been playing ever since. Chip is best known as the Trumpet player for Wet Willie (Hurricane Horns) and as Band Leader of The Mobile Big Band…

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Unhand The Monster: Troubadours LIVE! – Early James & The Latest

January 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm CST
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Tickets $20. Reservations 251-367-4599   Mobile’s new buzzworthy podcast Unhand The Monster returns for a second season in 2019… but this time, it’s happening live! Co-hosted by Abe Partridge (singer/songwriter, visual artist) and Ferrill Gibbs (recording artist, author of The Secret Island of Edgar Dewitt), interviews of all the best of the traveling musicians will happen in a brand new series called Unhand The Monster: Troubadours Live! Abe and Ferrill invite YOU to come be part of it! Episodes recorded…

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An Intimate Evening with Red Young

January 15 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CST
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Tickets $20. Reservations 251-367-4599 Red Young Pianist, keyboardist, vocalist, arranger, composer and performer has been in the music business for his entire life from his first concert of classical music at age9 to recording and touring with artists as varied as Joan Armatrading, Eric Burdon, Linda Ronstadt, Dolly Parton, Marcia Ball and Delbert McClinton. He has been on TV Shows, Movies, has written for orchestras, bands, choruses and everything in between. His music has carried him around the world multiple times and since…

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An Intimate Evening with Vanessa Peters

January 16 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CST
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Tickets $20 . Reservations 251-367-4599   Vanessa Peters Weaving thoughtful, introspective lyrics with irresistible melodies, Vanessa Peters has been releasing album after album of well-crafted folk/rock gems for more than a decade. She has played over 1000 shows across the US and Europe, receiving accolades from abroad and in her hometown of Dallas, where she has been nominated as “Best Folk Artist” and “Best Female Vocalist” by the Dallas Observer. She has recently opened for artists like 10,000 Maniacs, John…

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An Intimate Evening with Amy LaVere & Will Sexton

January 17 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CST
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Tickets $ 20. Reservations 251-367-4599 Amy LaVere A burgeoning star, Amy LaVere is becoming renowned worldwide for her songwriting, bass playing, and vocals. She sings with a sweet, haunting voice that can turn on a dime from innocent to lusty (“Norah Jones with an added Cyndi Lauper element” — Mojo Magazine; “Spookiness suits her” — New York Times). Whether playing as a duo with her husband Will Sexton or with retro-country sensation Motel Mirrors, she’s an inventive, thoughtful singer-songwriter who…

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John Cochran

John Cochran Quartet – John Coltrane Tribute Concert

January 18 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CST
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Tickets $20. Reservations 251-367-4599  Join us for “All Trane” – a night of musical tribute to the man, the legend, John Coltrane.  John Cochran was raised in a home filled with the Music of The Allman Brothers, Motown, and Stax Records. Cochran began playing guitar at 6 years old, following in his older brothers footsteps. Cochran was mentored while he lived in Nashville by Jack Pearson, alumni of The Allman Brothers Band. He has played with Jack Pearson on duo…

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Billy McLaughlin

An Intimate Evening with Billy McLaughlin

January 19 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CST
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Tickets $35 in advance/$40 at the door Reservations/Tickets/Info call 251-367-4599 Link to purchase advance tickets online: https://www.tickettailor.com/events/billymclaughlin   Billy McLaughlin is recognized internationally as a world-class guitarist, Emmy Award winning composer and inspirational keynote speaker who has appeared on Billboard’s Top-Ten Chart. Previously signed to Virgin Records’ Narada label, McLaughlin has 14 CD releases, 3 National Campus Entertainer of the Year Awards*, 5 Minnesota Music Awards and his decades of national concert touring earned him the Hall of Fame Achievement Award*.…

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Billy McLaughlin

An Intimate Evening with Billy McLaughlin

January 20 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm CST
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Tickets $35 in advance/$40 at the door Reservations/Tickets/Info call 251-367-4599 Link to purchase advance tickets online: https://www.tickettailor.com/events/billymclaughlin   Billy McLaughlin is recognized internationally as a world-class guitarist, Emmy Award winning composer and inspirational keynote speaker who has appeared on Billboard’s Top-Ten Chart. Previously signed to Virgin Records’ Narada label, McLaughlin has 14 CD releases, 3 National Campus Entertainer of the Year Awards*, 5 Minnesota Music Awards and his decades of national concert touring earned him the Hall of Fame Achievement Award*.…

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An Intimate Evening with Michelle Malone

January 25 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CST
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Tickets $25. Reservations 251-367-4599   Michelle Malone Compared to most musical artists in the Americana genre, Michelle Malone seems like a pair of distressed blue jeans amidst a sea of pantsuits. Unlike the surplus of self-professed rootsy rebels, one listen to this woman from Georgia and you know you’re hearing the real thing. A singer, songwriter, guitarist, producer whose music is informed by roots rock, blues, folk and Georgia soul, Michelle Malone’s performances can go from contemplative coffeehouse quiet to…

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An Intimate Evening with Sarah Aili

January 26 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CST
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Tickets $20. Reservations 251-367-4599 Sarah Aili Originally from Northern California and an NYC & Brooklyn transplant, Sarah now lives In Nashville, TN where she finds herself amongst fellow artists, songwriters, writers and actors alike. Sarah has spent a majority of her professional career in recording studios recording her own music or singing demos for others as well as on stage in various theatrical plays and musicals over the years. A true triple threat, Sarah has a handful of projects going…

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An Intimate Evening with The Wes Jeans Trio

January 31 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CST
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Tickets: $25. Reservations 251-367-4599   Wes Jeans Trio In 1996 Wes entered the International Jimi Hendrix Competition held in Austin, TX and placed an amazing second among fifteen hundred other young guitar players. Al Hendrix, father of Jimi Hendrix, told Wes, “In my eyes, you won because you played straight from the heart like Jimi!” These words along with the support of his family and friends set this young Texas Tornado in motion. Soon, Wes was playing area venues and festivals,…

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February 2019

The World According to Frye Gaillard w/ the music of Anne E. Dechant

February 1 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CST
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Tickets $20. Reservations 251-367-4599 The World According to Frye Gaillard followed by an intimate evening with Anne E. Dechant Frye Gaillard Frye Gaillard is an award-winning journalist with more than 20 published works on Southern history and culture, including A Hard Rain: America in the 1960s (NewSouth Books, 2018); Watermelon Wine; Cradle of Freedom: Alabama and the Movement that Changed America; The Books That Mattered: A Reader’s Memoir; Journey to the Wilderness: War, Memory, and a Southern Family’s Civil War Letters;…

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An Intimate Evening with Dennis “Finger Roll” Nelson

February 2 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CST
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Tickets $25. Reservations 251-367-4599   Dennis “Finger Roll” Nelson Producer, songwriter, musician. Dennis has toured with some of the greatest artist to date like, Ray Charles, Peabo Bryson and The Temptations. Also producer and songwriter for Grammy Awarding Temptations Cd Ear-ristible. Songwriter for The Temptations new single Waitin On You released in May 2018. Nelson also wrote for Rock n Roll Legend Robert Palmer platinum cd RIP TIDE. Acoustic fusion Latin/Smooth jazz  guitarist with fast blazing riffs earned him the…

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Stories & Songs with Eric Erdman, Will Thompson, & Anthony Peebles

February 6 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CST
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Tickets $20. Reservations 251-367-4599   The Listening Room is proud to present “Stories & Songs: a Songwriter’s Series.” The night of storytelling through music will feature the music of Eric Erdman, Will Thompson, and Anthony Peebles. Eric Erdman is a storyteller with a life that gives him stories to write songs about. His guitar takes him around the world and he can write four songs from one break up. His lyrics are introspective but fun, quirky but accessible, profound and palatable,…

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An Intimate Evening with Ross Newell

February 7 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CST
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Tickets $20. Reservations 251-367-4599   Ross Newell A singer/songwriter who began composing and performing in the back seat of his parents van at four years of age. From that sticky, crumb covered bench seat he shouted family favorites such as “Momma can’t hold me because she’s got groceries” and “I Scraped My Knee At The Birthday Party”. Ross spent the next 10 years honing his craft and learning to use larger words. Although he no longer desires to be carried…

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Chip Herrington

An Intimate Evening with the Chip Herrington Jazz Quintet

February 8 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CST
The Listening Room of Mobile,

Tickets $20. Reservations 251-367-4599 Chip Herrington When Chip Herrington was 7 years old, he found an old cornet and beginner band book in the attic of his home in Columbia, Mississippi. By the end of the day he had taught himself the C scale and could play the several songs from the book. He’s been playing ever since. Chip is best known as the Trumpet player for Wet Willie (Hurricane Horns) and as Band Leader of The Mobile Big Band…

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An Evening with Jimbo Mathus & Gal Holiday & The Honky Tonk Revue

February 9 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CST
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Tickets $25. Reservations 251-367-4599 An evening with Jimbo Mathus and Gal Holiday and The Honky Tonk Revue! Jimbo Mathus will be out front with Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue for a full blown rockabilly experience!! Jimbo Mathus The late Memphis producer Jim Dickinson once called Jimbo Mathus “the singing voice of Huck Finn.” Outside the South, Mathus is likely known as the ringleader of the hyper-ragtime outfit Squirrel Nut Zippers. In his native Mississippi and throughout the South, however,…

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Stories & Songs w/ Nathan Evans Fox, LA Armour, & Drew Nix

February 10 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm CST
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Tickets $20. Reservations 251-367-4599 Nathan Evans Fox Nathan Evans Fox is an Americana songwriter and musician from Glen Alpine, NC. Growing up immersed in country, rock, bluegrass, and hymns, Fox synthesizes his musical roots to produce a sound all his own. He has been writing music, playing fiddle and guitar, and collaborating with other musicians for over ten years. Recently his song-crafting prowess has been recognized by the Songwriter Serenade and Wildflower! songwriting competitions. Fox’s lyrics confront the difficulties of…

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Valentine’s Date Night with Austin Plaine

February 14 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CST
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Tickets $20. Reservations 251-367-4599   AUSTIN PLAINE Like only the most insightful songwriters, Austin Plaine draws intense emotion from the subtlest moments. On his sophomore album Stratford, the Minnesota-bred, Nashville-based musician shapes his lyrical storytelling with both precision and pure feeling, capturing every nuance of lost love and longing and fractured innocence. And while Stratford is steeped in a warm nostalgia, Plaine instills each song with a quiet optimism that speaks to bravely moving forward, even in troubled times.

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An Intimate Evening with Peter Bradley Adams

February 20 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CST
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Tickets $20. Reservations 251-367-4599   Peter Bradley Adams No matter the form, when it comes to art, there are a number of different tacks to take. Some artists continually push their work across new horizons. Neil Young, Leonardo Da Vinci, and Joni Mitchell come to mind, in that regard. Others — Claude Monet, Jason Isbell, and Bonnie Raitt, among them — stand a bit more still in order to continually refine the capturing of their vision. Singer/songwriter Peter Bradley Adams…

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