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The JD Hobson Band

Friday, May 5th, 8:30pm
The JD Hobson Band
The Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi
All-age’s ’till 11pm, 21+ after that
Free cover!  031116-jd-hobson-band-pete-welch-photo

Welcome to the Outlaw Blues! Welcome to the JD Hobson Band.

When Outlaw Country and Americana meet the Delta Blues you get a whole new genre. JD Hobson takes his Virginia Appalachian blues roots and combines it with Seattle’s Americana and rock scene, and a sound is created that has gotten people standing up to take notice.

“Hobson’s brand of bluesy Americana is steeped in rich outlaw tradition.” (Seattle Weekly Reverb Magazine)

Somewhere out there on the road between Seattle, Austin, and Memphis is a man on the run. Whether from the law, or just his own personal demons, it’s hard to say, but he runs as though the boogie man himself was on his heels, or as Robert Johnson put it in his famous song, “there is a Hell Hound on My Trail.” Maybe every man has felt a little like this in his life, and JD Hobson expresses this feeling in what he calls the Outlaw Blues.

JD Hobson was born and raised in Seattle, yet his father comes from the Appalachian blues country of Virginia. The music that drifted up from a juke joint named the Dewdrop Inn in Martinsville Virginia made a permanent impression on JD’s father when he was a child. The seed was planted in JD as he grew up listening to his father’s music on the radio.

Studying under greats like John Jackson, David Honeyboy Edwards, and John Cephis at Centrum in Port Townsend helped JD hone his craft. The end result is that JD has an exceptional feel for most roots music. His ability to grasp every nuance down to the minutest inflection has become his hallmark.

“This music is about reaching down deep and coming up with something authentic and timeless. The trials, sadness, and triumphs of people here in America continue on today only dressed in different clothes. Times have changed, but we inherit the blues.” – JD

In JD Hobson’s music some will say they swear they hear the rootsy goodness of Bob Dylan and the Band. Others will say they feel the bluesy rockin’ groove of the Black Keys. Still others will say it reminds them of the roadhouse vibe of Howlin’ Wolf with a little Willie Dixon in the rhythm section. What’s unanimous is that the music is infectious. Enough groove to move your feet and enough passion to move your soul.

JD played for years as a solo artist. Multiple guitars in multiple tunings with a stomp box to hold down the foot tapping beat. From sweet slide, to intricate finger picking, he proved his skill and versatility in the trenches. His efforts didn’t go unnoticed. JD was nominated for best solo/duo blues act by the Washington blues society’s “Best of the Blues awards.” He also was South Sound Blues Association’s Back to Beale Street Competition solo/duo winner in both 2010 and 2011, and represented them in Memphis at the International Blues Challenge.

The JD Hobson Band is the natural evolution of JD’s solo career, and his fans have responded by selling out a number of shows locally in the Seattle area including the famous Tractor Tavern.

The JD Hobson Band is composed of four members: Dan Infecto on bass, who toured for years with the infamous Bob Wayne as one of his “Outlaw Carnies,” often opening for Hank Williams III. Then there is Mike Peterson on drums, and Ron Weinstein (Suffering F*ckheads, Crack Sabbath), who packs a genuine Hammond B3 organ with Leslie speaker to every show. The sound of the organ and its rotating speaker adds a mesmerizing depth to every song.

A wounded soul with a gentle heart and a fire in his belly, JD is a visionary on a mission to create American roots music with his stamp on it. “This music is something I need as much as want to play. It has saved my sanity time after time. Hopefully I can move people, while having fun at the same time.” –JD

DJ’s nationally and internationally stood up and took note in 2013 when JD Hobson’s “Where the Sun Don’t Shine” hit #8 on the Freeform American Roots Chart, and #26 on the Roots Music Report chart in addition to hitting #3 on KEXP’s Blues chart.

This is an all-ages free event until 11pm, then it will be 21+ after that.

Open Mic Poetry Night

Friday, May 12th, 8:00pm
Open Mic Poetry Night
The Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi
All-age’s ’till 11pm, 21+ after that
No cover!

Vashon Poetry Festival 2017 kicks off its two day schedule of events with a Community Poetry Reading Open Mic at the Bike on Friday, May 12th. This year’s special guests, Washington State Poet Laureate Tod Marshall, and Seattle Civic Poet Claudia Castro Luna, will be at Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi at 8pm to get the informal evening going and open the festival with a poem. Then it’s your turn to read one of yours. All ages are invited to read an original poem in a two minute spot onstage. This year’s festival is all about celebrating our shared connection through words: weaving words that bring us together.

The evening also features musical interludes by Allison Shirk and J D Hobson, to keep the lyrics and libations flowing. Vashon Poet Laureate Cal Kinnear, and Youth Poet Laureate Majiah Sanson-Frey will join other local poets reciting in signature styles. Young poets are encouraged to bring it. This will be a lively evening of island wit, wisdom, and wordplay, whetting appetites for Saturday’s poetry workshops around town, and the guests of honor’s closing night reading at VCA.

Sign-up for a reading slot at the door by 7:30 to be sure you’re included. Bring the gang, grab a table and get some dinner. Two minutes is time for one medium-length poem or two short ones, so practice your recitation before you come to make sure it fits, for a smooth flow. Family friendly language please. All ages until 11. No cover charge.

For more info on the festival guests of honor and events, go to: vashoncenterforthearts.org/portfolio-view/vashon-poetry-festival/ or email vashonpoetryfestival@gmail.com

Del Vox

Friday, May 19th, 8:30pm
Del Vox
The Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi
All-age’s ’till 11pm, 21+ after that
Free cover!   del-vox

Del Vox’s members come from long standing musical acts with diverse backgrounds. They’ve played a variety of venues and festivals across both the US, Europe, and Australia.

Members include Sherri Jerome guitar and vocals (Strange Jerome, Jealous Dogs), Aimee Zoe Tubbs on the drums (JackRabbit, MoZo, Ian McFeron Band), Michael Beckworth on electric guitar, (Strange Jerome, Mnamna, Hundred Acre Wood) and Pam Drago on bass (Danielli).

Del Vox is a Rootsy Garage Rock band with snappy, fun-loving songs siphoning from the essential, to the point music of the early sixties. Del Vox packs a melodic punch with traditionalist fervor and delivers music and attitude that provides an emotionally rich experience.

“Holy Smokes. I love the sound!” Howie Roemer, KNCE, Taos, NM

This is an all-ages show until 11pm, then 21+ after that. Free cover show, bring your friends!

OneNiteStand

Friday, May 26th, 8:30pm
OneNiteStand
The Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi
All-age’s ’till 11pm, 21+ after that
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OneNiteStand is gaining ground with more rocking tunes and incredible vocals by Terri Cole – and the good news is, they’re ready to show off the new polish!  This band is ‘nothin’ but rock & blues with the emphasis on classic rock tunes as well as some originals sprinkled in there.  They’ve all got blues chops, from growling it to flat-out rockin’.  The band will knock your shorts off and leave you crying for more.  They’ve been playing for a long time and have musical histories too long to mention here.

If you missed their smokin’ hot show last November, now is your chance!  This is a free cover all-ages show ‘til 11pm, then 21+ after that.

The Van Redeker Band

Friday, June 1st, 8:30pm
The Van Redeker Band
The Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi
All-age’s ’till 11pm, 21+ after that
Free cover!   

If you were on the dance floor the night of The Van Redeker Band’s electrifying Red Bike show last February you know you’ll want to be there again, as the group returns for another evening of dance-crazed Rock ‘n Roll love.
The Van Redeker Band performs dynamic interpretations of songs by some of music’s greatest songwriters, including The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Stevie Wonder and Bob Dylan, as well as groove-infused originals by veteran songwriter Daryl Redeker. The group features a wide palette of musical genres and is known for their energetic performance style and lush vocal harmonies. See you on the dance floor!

This is an all-ages free event until 11pm, then it will be 21+ after that.

60’s Night

Hits of the 60’s
Friday, June 9th, 8pm
The Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi
$8 cover charge    

Take a journey with us, back to the 60’s – a decade of some of the best music ever. On Friday, June 9th at The Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi, join us for a Vashon Events special production. Local musicians will be showcasing their talent, performing songs of the 60’s…whatever they choose from that magical time.

Vashon Events’ third showcase this year features local Vashon musicians taking on some of the coolest music ever. The concept for playing the music of the 60’s gives us a chance to take the audience on a musical journey. These songs are extremely nostalgic for most people. And when our favorite local musicians bring them back to life live on stage, it can be very emotional.

Musicians will either play the tune as close to the original as possible, or interpret the song in their own unique style. Either way, it’s one of those concerts where audiences stop talking and lean into the music, anticipating the next note. For musicians, it can be very fulfilling when an audience listens to the music in this way.

Proceeds from the event will support Vashon Events – Vashon Island’s community arts, culture, and charity events website that launched this year.

If you or someone you know is interested in performing at this showcase, please click HERE and fill out this short form and you’ll be on your way!

TBA

Friday, June 16th, 8:30pm
TBA
The Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi
All-age’s ’till 11pm, 21+ after that
Free cover!

The Cami Lundeen Band

Friday, June 23rd, 8:30pm
The Cami Lundeen Band
The Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi
All-age’s ’till 11pm, 21+ after that
Free cover!

With her new album WILD RIDE on the horizon, indie pop/rocker Cami Lundeen once again returns to Vashon Island, where it all began… Friday, June 23rd, at 8:30pm, coming all the way from the opposite corner of the country, Lundeen will be taking the stage at The Red Bicycle for a FREE SHOW with her band (Wesley Peterson on drums, Jason Everett on bass, and more).

Currently running a fundraising campaign for Wild Ride, the highly anticipated follow up to her debut album Run Free, Lundeen will close out the campaign with her Vashon show and summer tour. Check out the campaign at https://www.camilundeen.com/wild-ride-campaign Donations may be made anytime online, or in person at the show.

Cami Lundeen’s beautifully haunting voice, profound lyrics, and creative melodies linger long after you’ve heard them. She sings and performs with a contagious passion and conviction that moves you to the depths of your being. Whether it be a solo performance of Lundeen commanding her guitar while kicking a bass drum, or fronting a full band, she lures you in with her sultry voice, and powerful vulnerability. You are guaranteed to fall in love with this beautiful soul.

Her energetic style is a unique blend of the bluesy-soul of Adele, an alternative rock flare reminiscent of The Cranberries, the edginess of Pink, and the rock rasp of Janis Joplin. Hailing from Vashon Island, WA, Lundeen was diagnosed with a rare, incurable liver disease in the spring of 2010. She turned to songwriting as an outlet for coping with her daunting reality.

With the youngest of her four children a newborn, this news of her diagnosis weighed heavily on her heart. Songwriting became the glue that held Lundeen together through this heartbreaking time. Lundeen played her first public show at a local farmer’s market in the spring of 2012, and quickly amassed a large local following by playing numerous shows and festivals around the Seattle area including Seattle’s famed venues The Crocodile, The Hard Rock Café, and The Triple Door.

Less than a year after her first show, raising over $15,000, Lundeen crowd-funded, recorded, and released her debut album Run Free. Released in August 2013, Run Free is an intimate weaving of her story – a journey of life’s struggles and a tale of overcoming fear and choosing to live life to its fullest.

On the heels of Lundeen’s album release, in effort to share an inspirational message of hope and encourage others to follow their dreams, Lundeen and her family sold most of their possessions and hit the road to tour the United States in a minivan with tent trailer in tow.

Leaving Washington state in June 2014, Lundeen toured the country for five months, and has settled in the Gainesville, Florida area. She is continuing to travel throughout Florida performing at a variety of venues as well as working on Wild Ride, the highly anticipated follow up to her debut album Run Free.”

This June Lundeen will be touring throughout the Seattle, Anchorage, and Washington D.C. areas.

This is an all-ages show until 11pm, 21+ after that. There is no cover for this show.

The Georgetown Orbits

Friday, June 30th, 8:30pm
The Georgetown Orbits
The Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi
All-age’s ’till 11pm, 21+ after that
Free cover!    

The Georgetown Orbits boast a heavy regimen of traditional Ska and soulful Reggae. They have gained international attention as one of the few bands to pay tribute to the sounds of Jamaican Ska, a style which has gained notable popularity in Seattle since the band’s conception in late 2004. Their energetic live shows have never failed to impress audiences throughout the western US and Canada.

“If there is a fourth wave to come, perhaps it’s a return to the origins of the genre. Celebrating Ska’s more traditional roots, the Georgetown Orbits dispense with the third wave’s pop and punk, dropping it back into a slower tempo with allowances for talented musicians to shine with their respective instruments. Authenticity never sounded quite so right. ‘[The Georgetown Orbits] really play the roots of the music and it’s wonderful,’ says Lynval Golding [formerly of the UK’s Specials]. ‘They’re one of those bands that reminds me of where I come from. They’ve got a really great feel for the music.’” – Philip Roewe, Beacon Hill News, South District Journal

“Sometimes you need joyful music, upstrokes, building horns, swaying reggae. With a penchant for getting crowds moving you can expect a packed stage, both because of The Georgetown Orbits’ large band and their habit of inviting the audience up to dance.” – Kathryn Robinson, Seattle Met

This is an all-ages show until 11pm, then 21+ after that.  There will be no cover for this show.

TBA

Friday, July 7th, 8:30pm
TBA
The Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi
All-age’s ’till 11pm, 21+ after that
Free cover!

TBA

Friday, July 14th, 8:30pm
TBA
The Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi
All-age’s ’till 11pm, 21+ after that
Free cover!

TBA

Friday, July 21st, 9:00pm
TBA
Strawberry Festival Friday
The Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi
All-age’s ’till 11pm, 21+ after that

TBA

Saturday, July 22nd, 9:00pm
Strawberry Festival Saturday
TBA
The Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi
All-age’s ’till 11pm, 21+ after that

TBA

Friday, July 28th, 8:30pm
TBA
The Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi
All-age’s ’till 11pm, 21+ after that
Free cover!

Delilah Pearl & The Mantarays

Friday, August 4th, 8:30pm
Delilah Pearl & The Mantarays
The Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi
All-age’s ’till 11pm, 21+ after that
Free cover!    

Delilah Pearl and the Mantarays capture the golden rhythm and romance of 1940’s vocal jazz/swing standards.

Delilah Pearl and the Mantarays capture the golden rhythm and romance of 1940’s vocal jazz/swing standards with soul and a touch of R&B. They’ve got a style and signature sound that’s all their own with singer Delilah Pearl, Dodd Johnson on drums, Michael Whitmore on guitar, Tim Kehl on piano, Barry Cooper on trumpet and Toliver Goering on bass.

Influenced by Peggy Lee, Ella Fitzgerald , Nina Simone and “Lady Day”, Delilah Pearl emulates your favorite classic sultry ballads with a smoky, alluring voice. The Mantarays, always dressed to kill, deliver the standards freshened by their years playing in a variety of styles from jazz to indie rock to bossa nova to world and experimental music.

This is an all-ages free cover show ’til 11pm and 21+ after that.

TBA

Friday, August 25th, 8:30pm
TBA
The Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi
All-age’s ’till 11pm, 21+ after that
Free cover!

The American Night

Friday, September 1st, 8:30pm
The American Night
The Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi
All-age’s ’till 11pm, 21+ after that
Free cover!    

The Doors were the quintessential American rock band of the late 60s. Their unique sound which blended elements of rock, blues, jazz, psychedelia, poetry, shamanism, rebellion, and live theatre has captured the imagination of every generation. Their iconic front man, Jim Morrison, a leather clad demon poet along with the talents of Ray Manzarek, John Densmore, and Robby Krieger gave audiences a glimpse of ‘The Other Side’.

The American Night, a touring Doors tribute act from Seattle, will treat Vashon with a live recreation of a Doors concert at The Red Bicycle this Friday night. The American Night is a highly acclaimed tribute act that tours throughout the Pacific Northwest. Authentic instruments, costumes, and psychedelic lighting are used to recreate the experience of a live Doors concert.

Opening for The American Night is Rooster. This group of musicians packs a wallop and is sure to be high in the island musical pecking order in the very near future. Last year saw the band cutting its beak at the Island festival main stage, the Red Bike and a few sets at the infamous Coop parties.

This show has a free cover and is open to all-ages until 11pm, 21 and over after that.