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Friday, Jan 31
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Saturday, Feb 1
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Sunday, Feb 2
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Tuesday, Feb 4
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Wednesday, Feb 5
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Thursday, Feb 6
11:00 AM Enjoy A Unique Mountain Dining Experience at The Meadow Cafe
03:30 PM Enjoy A Unique Mountain Dining Experience at The Meadow Cafe
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Friday, Feb 7
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08:00 PM Ray Bonneville with Richie Lawrence – Song and groove blues
Saturday, Feb 8
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01:00 PM Ninth Annual Heavenly Chocolate Festival
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06:30 PM Wine & Whimsy Comedy Event
06:30 PM Comedian Liz Grant to headline at Wine and Whimsy on February 8th, 2020
07:00 PM Tom Russell -“October in the Railroad Earth” album release tour – Texas country-western, cowbo
Sunday, Feb 9
All Day Get Ready for the 47th Annual Bjornloppet XC Ski Race
All Day Our Sunday Edition with Local Features, Local Specials & More Every Sunday All Day Long!
All Day Stevenot Music In The Barrel Room Every Sunday
11:00 AM Enjoy A Unique Mountain Dining Experience at The Meadow Cafe
03:00 PM Laurie Lewis and the Right Hands brings Bluegrass to Angels Camp on February 9
Monday, Feb 10
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10/11/2019 - Drew Harrison – “In the Spirit of Lennon”
Friday October 11 @ 8:00 pm at the Sutter Creek Theatre

Singer-songwriter Drew Harrison is one of those rare recording artists with the ability to translate life into song. His passionate, honest, and intense style resonates in the vein of Bono, Ritchie Havens and John Lennon.

In the Spirit of Lennon is Drew’s tribute to John Lennon, and interpretation of his music. He goes beyond just sounding like him, but captures the intensity that Lennon brought to the Beatles music as well as his own.

He leads a very successful, critically acclaimed band, The Sun Kings,in the San Francisco Bay Area and currently performs over 100 shows a year both solo and with his band. Drew’s solo performances and his ‘In the Spirit of Lennon’ shows have yielded much praise.

The award winning historic Sutter Creek Theatre is an intimate 215 seat former silent film theatre with superb sond. Beer and wine at the venue. Tickets and video at the web site Click Text Here

Tickets $20 advance / $23 day of show

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10/12/2019 - Twanguero – Latin Grammy winning “Latin Twang” – Spanish guitar, rockabilly, flamenco, and m
Saturday October 12 @ 7:00 pm at the Sutter Creek Theatre

Considered by many as “one of the best guitarists in the world,” double Latin Grammy® winner guitarist/vocalist/composer TWANGUERO combines the sounds of different music genres: Rockabilly, Flamenco, Jazz, Rag and his signature sound “Latin Twang” to immerse us in a musical experience that overflows with soul and charm. The “fire-breathing guitar hero” as he has dubbed by the US press, has toured the world performing solo and with El Cigala, Ara Malikian, Calamaro and Bunbury among others.

“El Twanguero is a journey into the heart of the music…” ~ Rolling Stone Magazine

“A guitar master…” ~ Gabriel García Márquez

The award winning historic Sutter Creek Theatre is an intimate 215 seat former silent film theatre with superb sond. Beer and wine at the venue. Tickets and video at the web site Click Text Here

Tickets $22 advance / $26 day of show

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10/19/2019 - The Young Dubliners – Irish Rock
Saturday October 19 @ 7:00 pm at the Sutter Creek Theatre

Dublin natives Keith Roberts (vocals, guitar) and Paul O’Toole (vocals, guitar, mandolin, harmonica) formed the Young Dubliners in the early 1990s after meeting one another in a Los Angeles pub. Roberts had been tweaking some Irish ballads of his own and opted that a band would be in order. O’Toole obliged, as well as Brendan Holmes (bass). They introduced their hearty rock sound on the Rocky Road EP in 1994; their first studio album Breathe appeared a year later, as well as new member Charles Waltz (violin). Their live shows had a jam-like appeal, similar to the vibes of Phish and the Dave Matthews Band, therefore, the band excelled. They have released 9 albums, and are currently working on a tenth.

The Young Dubliners’ style of music fuses traditional Irish instruments and music with modern rock, and their repertoire consists mostly of original rock compositions and Irish folk songs but with a rock twist. Explains founding member Keith Roberts, “The sound was always intended to be a hybrid because we all come from different backgrounds. Even though two of us are from Ireland, a lot of the music we listened to growing up wasn’t Irish at all, but when we got here, we got homesick and developed a new appreciation for Irish music.”

In recent years, The Dubs have appeared on television on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and have even had songs featured in TV shows like Sons Of Anarchy and Human Target, in addition to Hollywood films. For three decades, the group has toured both here in the United States and in Europe where they have opened for artists including Jethro Tull, Chris Isaak, Jonny Lang, John Hiatt, Collective Soul, and Los Lobos.

The award winning historic Sutter Creek Theatre is an intimate 215 seat former silent film theatre with superb sond. Beer and wine at the venue. Tickets and video at the web site Click Text Here

Tickets $26 advance / $30 day of show


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10/20/2019 - Austin Lounge Lizards – Folk/country/bluegrass and laughable weirdness!
SUNDAY October 20 @ 4:00 pm at the Sutter Creek Theatre

THIS IS A SUNDAY SHOW – 4 PM
The Austin Lounge Lizards are arguably the perfect pairing of their hometown’s slogan, “Live Music Capital of the World,” and its unofficial motto, “Keep Austin Weird.” Since 1980, the Lizards have been spoofing topics American families try to avoid at the Thanksgiving table: subjects like politics, religion, romance, and themselves. With pointed lyrics, precise harmonies and instrumental expertise, the band has become legendary for its satirical skewering through song.

With their unique amalgamation of highly literate Ivy League roots; an appreciation for folk, country, bluegrass, and rock and roll musical styles; creative influences such as Frank Zappa, Spike Jones, George Jones, Homer & Jethro, and the Rolling Stones; and an unquenchable thirst for the absurd, the Lizards specialize in musical eclecticism, excellence and extreme entertainment.

The award winning historic Sutter Creek Theatre is an intimate 215 seat former silent film theatre with superb sond. Beer and wine at the venue. Tickets and video at the web site Click Text Here

Tickets $20 advance / $23 day of show


Here’s video https://Click Text Here
02/09/2020 - Laurie Lewis and the Right Hands brings Bluegrass to Angels Camp on February 9
Angels Camp, CA...Last year attendees at the Calaveras County Arts Council’s performing-arts series Ovations had a chance to weigh in on the kinds of music they would like to hear at 2020’s winter concerts. According to the Arts Council Executive Director Kathy Mazzaferro, “bluegrass was one of the top genres requested. It’s what our audience wanted.” Choosing Laurie Lewis to scratch that itch was a no-brainer. “She’s one of the top bluegrass artists,” Mazzaferro said. “By all accounts, she’s amazing. We’re very grateful she was available.”



Fiddler, guitarist, singer, songwriter, and Grammy-winner Laurie Lewis has long been a staple of the Northern California (and beyond) bluegrass scene. “When I was in my early 20s I discovered the vibrant bluegrass community in the Bay Area and I just stayed,” she said. She’s built a career performing this traditional art form, helping found two West Coast legends, the Good Ol’ Persons Band and the Grant Street String Band, has twice been voted female vocalist of the year by the International Bluegrass Association. Her classic rendition of Kate Long’s song, "Who Will Watch the Home Place?" won International Bluegrass Song of the Year, and her latest album with her band the Right Hands, The Hazel and Alice Sessions, was nominated for the Best Bluegrass Recording Grammy in 2017. Lewis was an influencer in the bluegrass world before “influencer” was an Instagram path to fame.

Bluegrass is the quintessential melting-pot American music, hailing from Appalachia and built on a framework of influences from Africa, the British Isles and mainland Europe. Old time string music, blues, sacred music, gospel, and jazz intertwined to create the high lonesome sound and rollicking stringed instrumentals that burst into life the early 20th century with performers like Bill Monroe, the Carter Family, and Ralph Stanley.

“It is a very communal sort of music,” Lewis said. “You want to be in a band to play it. It’s so much about communication with the other band members.” With her silvery voice, Lewis weaves intricate and skin-tingling harmonies with members of The Rights Hands: Singer and mandolin player Tom Rozum, Banjo player Patrick Sauber, fiddle player Brandon Godman, and stand-up bass player Andrew Conklin.

Lewis says she and the band gravitate towards the older traditional style, as opposed to the modern smoother style of bluegrass. Although she admits that “I also write a lot of songs, and I’m not necessarily bound to the tradition when I write. It’s impossible to be true to yourself and be a complete dyed-in-the-wool traditionalist.”

Traditional doesn’t equal stuffiness. “I would argue that blue grass started out as a pretty cutting edge music,” Lewis said. “It was music that combined the interest of Bill Monroe. He loved the church singing and old time fiddle tunes, and he was a singer songwriter. You could sort of define it as a singer song writer with a string band. If you look at it that way, we are perfectly in the tradition.”

The Calaveras County Arts Council presents Laurie Lewis on Sunday, February 9
3 to 5 p.m.

Tickets: $25 adults/$10 under 18. Available online at www.calaverasarts.org, or call 209/754-1774 Monday through Thursday.

Location: Dr. Elliott Smart Performing Arts Center, Bret Harte High
School, Angels Camp
02/02/2020 - The Dennis Dalton Foundation to Host Super Sunday Fundraiser
Jackson, CA...Foundation Aims to Provide Low-Income Children with Financial Assistance for Organized Sports. Join The Dennis Dalton Foundation on Sunday, February 2 starting at 11 a.m. for a Super Sunday Fundraiser event. Enjoy the Big Game on 1 of 7 large TV screens. All ages are welcome. Reservations are encouraged but not necessary.


The fundraiser will include a Silent Raffle and a 50/50 Raffle. All proceeds benefit The Dennis Dalton Foundation.

The goal of The Dennis Dalton Foundation is to ensure that any Native American and/or low income child in Amador and Calaveras County who has the desire to participate in organized sports can do so regardless of their family’s financial status.

For more information on The Dennis Dalton Foundation or to make a donation, please call (209) 223-8140.

www.thedennisdaltonfoundation.org.

WHEN: Sunday, February 2, 2020
11 a.m.

WHERE: Dennis Dalton Foundation
Parking in Lot 6 Across from the Public Safety Building on Dalton Road

CONTACT: Jose Cortez
(209) 223-8140



The Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians own and operate Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort, which includes the Casino, Hotel, RV Park, General Store & Gas Station. Jackson Rancheria is one of the largest employers in Amador County, with more than 1,000 employees in a county with a population of only 35,000. The tribe is committed to supporting charitable programs, protecting the environment, and contributing to the county.

The Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians was first recognized by the Federal Government in 1898.
01/27/2020 - Growing Backyard Berries Class is March 28
Jackson, CA...“Growing Backyard Berries” class on March 28, 2020. Blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, strawberries and more! Join the UCCE Master Gardeners of Amador County for their free Public Education class, “Growing Backyard Berries” on Saturday, March 28, 2020. Master Gardeners will discuss which berries are best suited for our home gardens and how to successfully maintain and care for them. Topics discussed will include pruning, pests, cultivation and weather tolerance. Handouts will be provided. This class is free and open to the public. Reservations are not required. All classes are held in the GSA Building at 12200-B Airport Rd. in Jackson from 9 a.m. until Noon.


For questions, call the UCCE Master Gardeners of Amador County at the UC Cooperative Extension Office from 10 am until noon, Tuesday through Thursday, at 209-223-6838 or email mgamador@ucanr.edu .
03/07/2020 - Small Space Gardening Styles Class is March 7
Jackson, CA...“Small Space Gardening Styles: raised beds, square-foot gardens & straw bales.” class on March 7, 2020. Come learn how you can grow herbs, flowers, and vegetables in smaller areas like side yards or decks. Join the UCCE Master Gardeners of Amador County for their free Public Education class, “Small Space Gardening Styles: raised beds, square-foot gardens & straw bales.” on Saturday, March 7, 2020. Raised beds allow you to grow in areas with poor soils or in a variety of containers. Square foot gardens show what you can grow in a single square foot. Gardening in straw bales will give you a built-in medium that can be located and relocated from year to year anywhere you have a sunny location. Master Gardeners will share the pros and cons of these small space gardening solutions. Handouts will be provided. This class is free and open to the public.


Reservations are not required. All classes are held in the GSA Building at 12200-B Airport Rd. in Jackson from 9 a.m. until Noon.

For questions, call the UCCE Master Gardeners of Amador County at the UC Cooperative Extension Office from 10 am until noon, Tuesday through Thursday, at 209-223-6838 or email mgamador@ucanr.edu .
02/15/2020 - Grafting Backyard Fruit Trees Class is February 15
Jackson, CA...“Grafting Backyard Fruit Trees” class on February 15, 2020. Do you have fruit trees in your yard? Would you like to make the most of what you have and possibly create a little more variety? Join the UCCE Master Gardeners of Amador County for their free Public Education class, “Grafting Backyard Fruit Trees” on Saturday, February 15, 2020. Our dormant season (late winter to early spring) is a wonderful time to expand the options in your fruit orchard. Join our instructors as they demonstrate how to graft different varieties of fruit trees to provide an abundant, varied crop. Graft scions may be available for participants to take and try. Handouts will be provided. This class is free and open to the public.


Reservations are not required. All classes are held in the GSA Building at 12200-B Airport Rd. in Jackson from 9 a.m. until Noon.

For questions, call the UCCE Master Gardeners of Amador County at the UC Cooperative Extension Office from 10 am until noon, Tuesday through Thursday, at 209-223-6838 or email mgamador@ucanr.edu .
02/01/2020 - Introduction to Vegetable Gardening in the Foothills Class is Feb 1
Jackson, CA...“Introduction to Vegetable Gardening in the Foothills” class on February 1, 2020. Growing your own vegetables can be fulfilling and downright tasty! Learn what vegetables grow well in the foothills and how best to care for them. Join the UCCE Master Gardeners of Amador County for their free Public Education class, “Introduction to Vegetable Gardening in the Foothills” on Saturday, February 1, 2020. The many micro-climates, in the foothills, challenge gardeners with variations in temperature, water needs, soil quality and pests. This class will provide a great basis for planning and cultivating a productive and vibrant vegetable garden. Handouts will be provided. This class is free and open to the public.


Reservations are not required. All classes are held in the GSA Building at 12200-B Airport Rd. in Jackson from 9 a.m. until Noon.

For questions, call the UCCE Master Gardeners of Amador County at the UC Cooperative Extension Office from 10 am until noon, Tuesday through Thursday, at 209-223-6838 or email mgamador@ucanr.edu .
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