Tuesday, October 16, 2012

THIS WEEKEND @ GERMANO’S TRATTORIA

THE WHARF RATS

Searching for the Psychedelic Folk Sound

WHEN:Thursday, October 18, at 7:30 PM
WHERE:
Germano’s Trattoria, 300 S. High St., Baltimore
ADMISSION: $10 cover. $20 food/drink minimum

"Searching for the Psychedelic folk rock sound," an original approach honoring the enduring music of Jerry Garcia. "The Wharf Rats are the first band that got me up dancing on the first tune, and I never sat down! " —Larry Wood @ The New Deal Cafe

STEPHANIE NAKASIAN, HOD O'BRIEN with VERONICA SWIFT O'BRIEN

WHEN: Friday, October 19, at 7:30 PM
ADMISSION:
$20 cover. $20 food/drink minimum

Internationally acclaimed jazz vocalist, Stephanie Nakasian, and her husband and musical director, Hod O'Brien, introduce their daughter, Veronica Swift O'Brien, 2012 Grammy Choir selectee. A night of jazz for all ages.

Erin Dickins and Stef Scaggiari

FALLING IN LOVE WITH LOVE

WHEN: Saturday, October 20, at 7:30 PM
ADMISSION:
$20 cover. $20 food/drink minimum

Recording artist, singer, performer, Erin Dickins, a founding member of the original jazz vocal group Manhattan Transfer, is joined by the marvelous jazz pianist, Stef Scaggiari, in a sweetheart of a cabaret, Falling in Love with Love.

Ms. Dickins has performed and recorded with many well-known artists including: James Taylor, Linda Ronstadt, Bette Midler, The Talking Heads, Yoko Ono, Melissa Manchester, Jim Croce, Andy Pratt, James Brown, Randy Neuman, Laura Brannigan, Janis Ian, Roberta Flack, Peabo Bryson, Barry Manilow, Patti Austin, Ashford & Simpson, Leonard Cohen, Dr. John, Paul Butterfield and Levon Helm.

"If Tony Bennett and Sarah Vaughan had a child, she'd sound like this. Excellent song selections, wonderful interpretations ... and then there's that voice. This is an artist who's worth your attention and support." —Jen Trachtman, Amazon.com, USA