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May 2019

An Intimate Evening with Dead Horses + Ben Jaffe (of HoneyHoney)

May 9 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CDT
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Tickets $20. Reservations 251-367-4599 Pre-sale Tickets: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4092171 Doors 7PM | Show 8PM Milwaukee-based folk duo Dead Horses + Ben Jaffe (of HONEY HONEY) At fifteen, Dead Horses frontwoman Sarah Vos world turned upside down. Raised in a strict, fundamentalist home, Vos lost everything when she and her family were expelled from the rural Wisconsin church where her father had long served as pastor. What happened next is the story of Dead Horses stunning new album, My Mother the Moon, a…

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An Intimate Evening with Ricky Chancey and Ghost Man Ric McNaughton

May 11 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CDT
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Tickets $20. Reservations 251-367-4599 Join Bluesmen Ricky Chancey and Ghost Man Ric McNaughton for an intimate evening of acoustic blues. This will include Ricky singing, playing acoustic guitar and harmonica and Ric singing and playing acoustic guitar and a National Resonator Guitar. We will be covering old blues as well as Ric singing original tunes. Since Ricky tours with Hank Jr., he seldom plays in this area. These guys are longtime music friends and The Listening Room of Mobile will…

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An Intimate Evening with Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys

May 14 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CDT
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Tickets $25. Reservations 251-367-4599 Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys Over the last three decades, Big Sandy and his Fly Rite Boys have kept up a constant cycle of traveling back and forth across the lower 48, then hopping across the pond to Europe and beyond. They bring with them a brand of American music that has earned them an induction into the Rockabilly Hall of Fame, several national television appearances, guest spots on The Grand Ole Opry, and a…

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An Intimate Evening with The Tennessee Queens Tour 2019: LOLO & Garrison Starr

May 16 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CDT
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Tickets $25. Reservations 251-367-4599 LOLO From Jackson, TN, LOLO is a show-stopping singer who has “so much music flowing through [her] that it fills two people” (Associated Press). She has proven herself a venerable songwriter, from penning hits for Panic! At The Disco’s recent #1 blockbuster album to writing a New York Times raved about off-Broadway musical, “Songbird” — a perfect segue from LOLO’s past role as the originator of Ilse in the critically-acclaimed smash musical “Spring Awakening.” Her album,…

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Chip Herrington

An Intimate Evening with the Chip Herrington Jazz Quintet

May 17 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CDT
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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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An Intimate Evening with Abe Partridge

May 18 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CDT
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Tickets $20. Reservations 251-367-4599 Abe Partridge is one of the most respected songwriters and visual folk artists in Mobile, Alabama.  He released his second full-length release, Cotton Fields and Blood For Days, in January 2018 to rave reviews and substantial airplay on Americana radio.  Ranging from the earthy to the surreal, from the spiritual light to the depths of depression, Partridge draws listeners in with a combination of southern gothic storytelling, dark humor and gripping intensity. Savannah Morning News said,…

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Hussy Hicks

An Intimate Evening with The Hussy Hicks

May 23 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CDT
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Tickets $25. Reservations 251-367-4599   The Hussy Hicks have made a name for themselves locally and on the international stage the old fashioned way – by playing their music and connecting with audiences one passionate performance at a time. Julz Parker is widely recognised amongst her peers as one of Australia’s finest guitar players, with a tone and approach that sits stylistically between Jimmy Page, Peter Green, Django Reinhardt and Tom Morello. Leesa Gentz’s powerhouse stage presence, soaring vocals and…

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An Intimate Evening with Michelle Malone

May 24 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CDT
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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 Analog Missionary

May 25 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CDT
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Tickets $25. Eventbrite tickets are on sale now! Click Here to purchase. Analog Missionary A cinematic/art-rock band from the Southern US (Silverhill, AL). We play modern, progressive rock blended with gothic and world-music influences. The members are: Anstrom: vocals, cello, theremin Tony Novak; bass, Chapman Stick, accordion, keyboards Kevin Kaiser; guitar, banjitar Mark Christianson; drums, dumbek, mandocaster Their sound has been characterized as sultry, acoustically complex, sonically textured, and eclectic. The band’s strength is their ability to balance the fragile…

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An Intimate Evening with Analog Missionary

May 25 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CDT
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Tickets $25. Reservations 251-367-4599 Analog Missionary A cinematic/art-rock band from the Southern US (Silverhill, AL). We play modern, progressive rock blended with gothic and world-music influences. The members are: Anstrom: vocals, cello, theremin Tony Novak; bass, Chapman Stick, accordion, keyboards Kevin Kaiser; guitar, banjitar Mark Christianson; drums, dumbek, mandocaster Their sound has been characterized as sultry, acoustically complex, sonically textured, and eclectic. The band’s strength is their ability to balance the fragile with the ferocious. www.analogmissionary.com

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Lisa Mills - 2018

An Intimate Evening with Lisa Mills

May 30 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CDT
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Tickets $20. Reservations  251-367-4599 Lisa Mills Lisa Mills is a Mississippi native who resides in Mobile, Alabama. The Gulf Coast is a region where Southern musical influences that easily can be taken for granted come together in ways that can’t. Yes, Mills often sings the blues – but to call her a blues singer would be to miss the point entirely. Her blues influences aren’t always the ones would expect, including a healthy measure of country blues, a sadly neglected…

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Book Reading of ” A Hard Rain” by author Frye Gaillard

May 31 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CDT
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Tickets $25 (ticket price includes a signed copy of “A Hard Rain”) Reservations 251-367-4599. 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; and, most recently, Go South to Freedom. The…

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June 2019

Stories & Songs w/ LA Armour, Melissa Summersell, & Lane Fisher

June 1 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CDT
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Tickets $20. Reservations 251-367-4599 LA Armour Laurie Anne Armour, nicknamed LA by her friends, was raised on the shores of Mobile Bay in the Hollinger’s Island community. She grew up learning piano, fiddle, and woodwinds and realized her love for the guitar as a young teen. She performed in the praise band at her church, in concert and marching band at school, and as a solo artist on occasions. LA began writing songs, performing at open mic nights, and playing…

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An Intimate Evening with The Adventures of Annabelle Lyn

June 7 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CDT
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Tickets $20. Reservations 251-367-4599 “A magical experience…a heavenly combination of voices onstage.” The Adventures of Annabelle Lyn presents an evening of glowing acoustic sound, tight-knit female harmonies, and powerful folk originals. Come along for the adventure: sweet songs and stories from the Florida Panhandle alongside striking instrumental melodies, and a double dose of love and humor. ABOUT THE ADVENTURES OF ANNABELLE LYN The Adventures of Annabelle Lyn is a trio of female folk artists that brings together heartbreaking original songs,…

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Stories & Songs with Megan McMillan/Cam Spinks/Hope Cassity

June 8 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CDT
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Tickets $20. Reservations 251-367-4599   Megan McMillan Megan McMillan has certainly found her niche in the industry with her honest, edgy take on traditional American music. Her writing can be humorous, deep, poetic, and intense; mixed with her vibrant, warm-textured vocals and fun-loving, captivating stage presence, she offers something unique at every performance. 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,…

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An Intimate Evening with Mike Powell & Bill Harbour

June 9 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm CDT
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Tickets $20. Reservations 251-367-4599   “Live at the Listening Room” Come join Bill Harbour and Mike Powell as they record a live album of some of their favorite original “homegrown” music. Birmingham transplant Mike Powell credits his friend Bill Harbour with getting him started as a songwriter and guitarist. Bill and Mike have been composing together for over 8 years, during which time Mike has honed his song writing skills and taught himself to play guitar. While both have written…

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An Intimate Evening with Travis Meadows

June 12 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CDT
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Tickets $25. Reservations 251-367-4599 Travis Meadows Living comfortably under the radar, Travis Meadows is overwhelmingly recognized by top recording artists as a true songwriter. His long list of cuts include country music icons and rockers alike… Dierks Bentley, Eric Church, Jake Owen, Blackberry Smoke, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Hank Williams Jr., Wynonna Judd and recently Randy Houser. He is without a doubt, an artist to the core. However, his story is not one about music, it is a story about life –…

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Heather & the Monkey King w/ Prof. Hill’s Think System

June 13 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CDT
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Tickets $20. Reservations 251-367-4599 An Evening with Heather and the Monkey King with special guests Prof. Hill’s Think System Heather and the Monkey King Heather Harper- vocals, Steven Harper- guitar, vocals, David White- drums, Ben Harper- bass Heather and the Monkey King have been thrilling audiences and catching music-lovers’ ears since 2002 with their “Prima-style swing and jazz”. Heather’s sultry vocals and the Monkey King’s blues-influenced jazz guitar styling create a musical cocktail party, complete with jazz standards, swing, early…

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An Intimate Evening with Sarah Aili and Szlachetka

June 14 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CDT
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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 Eric Erdman

June 15 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CDT
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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, The…

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An Intimate Evening with Joe Sims and Doug Stepanek

June 16 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm CDT
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Joe Sims and Doug Stepanek return to Mobile… Joe and Doug have been playing together professionally in the New Orleans area for over 15 years. Come hear the stories behind their unique blend of Folk, Rock, and Blues at The Listening Room of Mobile!

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Chip Herrington

An Intimate Evening with the Chip Herrington Jazz Quintet

June 20 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CDT
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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Ferrill Gibbs: Live at the Listening Room of Mobile

June 21 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CDT
The Listening Room of Mobile,

Tickets $20. Reservations 251-367-4599 Ferrill Gibbs is an author, musician, and podcaster originally from Mobile, Alabama, whose songs have been featured in American Songwriter, the Houston Chronicle, and CMJ. Come join Ferrill for a night of stories and songs at Mobile’s finest listening room.

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An Intimate Evening with Thousand Dollar Hen

June 22 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CDT
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Tickets $20. Reservations 251-367-4599 Based out of Tallahassee, Florida, Thousand Dollar Hen gravitates toward expressive harmonies and meaningful lyricism. They cover a variety of songs. Their original music is inspired by life experiences and is influenced by the works of artists such as the Civil Wars, Wild Rivers and Mandolin Orange. Ashley Chandler: vocals Chris Stahl: acoustic guitar and vocals Sean Everett: electric guitar

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An Intimate Evening with Lisa Mills

June 28 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CDT
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Tickets $20. Reservations  251-367-4599 Lisa Mills is a Mississippi native who resides in Mobile, Alabama. The Gulf Coast is a region where Southern musical influences that easily can be taken for granted come together in ways that can’t. Yes, Mills often sings the blues – but to call her a blues singer would be to miss the point entirely. Her blues influences aren’t always the ones would expect, including a healthy measure of country blues, a sadly neglected genre. She…

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An Intimate Evening with David Shivers Trio

June 29 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CDT
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Tickets $20. Reservations 251-367-4599   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 times on 92 ZEW. You can find his album…

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July 2019

An Evening with Jimbo Mathus & Dr. Sick of The Squirrel Nut Zippers

July 5 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CDT
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Tickets $30 Eventbrite tickets are on sale now! Each ticket includes one drink on the house! (Online Sales Only). Click Here to buy tickets on Eventbrite 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, Mathus is the prolific songwriter of born-in-the-bone Southern music, the…

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An Intimate Evening with Jamie Lynn Vessels

July 6 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CDT
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Tickets $20. Reservations 251-367-4599    Jamie Lynn Vessels is a southern rock and blues artist with her roots in songwriting. Likened to Bonnie Raitt and Sheryl Crow, this six-foot tall rocker will captivate the audience and command the stage as a solo act or with her full band. She has embraced New Orleans as her musical hometown, and the city has done her the same, affording her the opportunity to add grit and soul to her music. No matter where…

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An Intimate Evening with Wood & Wire

July 9 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CDT
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Tickets $25. Eventbrite tickets are on sale now! Each ticket includes one drink on the house! (Online Sales Only). Click Here to buy tickets on Eventbrite The Texas songwriter tradition casts a long shadow today, and Austin-based Americana roots juggernauts Wood & Wire could easily rattle off a long list of songwriters that inspire them from Willie Nelson to James McMurtry, and everyone in between. But ask them about what it is about Texas that brought us so many great…

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An Intimate Evening with Jackie Venson

July 10 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CDT
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Tickets $20. Reservations 251-367-4599 Come celebrate the release of Jackie Venson’s new album JOY. Following up an exciting 2018, during which Venson released several singles to rave reviews from a number of well-regarded publications including “AfroPunk,” “Grammy.com,” “EARMILK,” “NPR Music,” “She Shreds Magazine” and “Vintage Guitar Magazine.” “With today’s modern rock overrun by formulaic pop-rock choruses, purposeless guitar solos, and desperate electronic bass integration, Venson sets fire to the faux-rock sounds plaguing the airwaves. With veracity and candor, she has…

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