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Brubeck Brothers Quartet

 

 

The Miners Foundry is pleased to present Brubeck Brothers Quartet on Thursday, August 11, 2022.  Doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the Show begins at 8:00 p.m.  The Miners Foundry offers a no host full bar and snacks available for purchase.

Although the Brubeck Brothers Quartet’s style is rooted in “straight-ahead” jazz, their concerts reveal an inherent ability to explore and play odd time signatures while naturally integrating the influences of funk, blues and world music. The group’s creativity, technique and improvisation can be heard in their uncompromising music, which reflects their dedication to melody, rhythm, culture and the spontaneous spirit of jazz.

Get Tickets! | $30-40

  • $40 per seat | Reserved Cabaret Table (1-4 patrons per table).  Groups will be combined to create a full table.
  • $30 Advanced General Admission (Standing / Dancing with Limited Seating)
  • $35 Door General Admission (Standing / Dancing with Limited Seating)

Miners Foundry Box Office

Tickets available online, by phone or in person at the Miners Foundry Box Office:
325 Spring Street, Nevada City, CA 95959
Tuesday – Friday | 9:00am – 4:00pm
(530) 265-5040

Brubeck Brothers Quartet

Chris and Dan Brubeck have been making music together practically all their lives.  Drummer Dan and bassist, trombonist, and composer Chris cut their first record together in 1966—nearly a half century ago. They’ve subsequently played a variety of styles in a number of different groups, as well as with their father, jazz giant Dave Brubeck, and with their own Brubeck Brothers Quartet. With Dan and Chris as the foundation, guitarist Mike DeMicco and pianist Chuck Lamb, complete this dynamic quartet.  They perform at concert series, colleges, and jazz festivals across North America and Europe including the Newport, Detroit, Montreal, Playboy/Hollywood Bowl, and Monterey Jazz Festivals.

The Quartet’s last cd, TimeLine, celebrated Dave Brubeck’s famous 1958 State Department tour.  The CD received extensive airplay in major jazz markets across America and was a hit on the Jazz Week radio charts for five months.  The CD garnered dozens of stellar reviews, among them Dr. Judith Schlesinger of AllAboutJazz who wrote of TimeLine, “An exciting ride. These are magnificent players whose years together have forged a seasoned and well-oiled musical unit… Their joy in this playing, and each other, is audible.  Apart from its historic value—this is an exciting and varied outing, recorded crisply and with great warmth. The ‘Timeline’ it reflects is not just in years, but also in a legacy which—lucky for all of us—continues its powerful forward movement today.”

These versatile musicians also collaborate with or­chestras all across the U.S. as well as internationally. With Chris Brubeck’s compositions as a vehicle, the BBQ has performed with chamber/orchestral groups such as the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Russian National Symphony Orchestra and the Singapore Chinese Orchestra.

Safety Procedures

The health and safety of our guests, staff and community is the highest priority at the Miners Foundry.  Beginning April 1, 2022 there are no safety protocols in effect for Miners Foundry presented indoor public events.  Please click here for more info and FAQs.

Contact Info

Please contact the Miners Foundry Box Office at [email protected] with questions.

New Years Eve Bash

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BUY ONLINE or CALL (530) 265-5040 Tue. – Fri. 9:00 – 4:00  |  Doors are at 8:00 pm and the show begins at 9:00 pm

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The Miners Foundry and Paul Emery Music are pleased to present Love Train with special guest Elevation (feat. J Silk) on Tuesday, December 31, 9:00pm, at our annual New Year’s Eve Bash.

Love Train is a 6-piece dance band that taps into the same gold vein of 60’s soul and R&B as the Blues Bros and the Commitments. If you attended the Miners Foundry New Year’s Eve Bash in 2018, you will remember them as the opening act. Our audience had so much fun with them, we brought them back for 2019!

Belting out soul hits from Wilson Picket, Otis Redding, Aretha Franklin, the O’Jays, Sam and Dave, Stevie Wonder and many more, Love Train delivers a powerfully funky vintage soul groove that WILL get you dancing!

Guitarist/vocalist Jonathan Lyerly, and bassist/vocalist Karel Hendee are joined by ace drummer Tim Bulkley, and backed by a stellar 3-piece horn section (Phil Kember, John DeBoer and Jerry Grant) who recently appeared with the Temptations!

Opening the show will be local funk favorite Elevation featuring J Silk, a high energy funk/rock band from Northern California. Their original music was born in the clubs and bars of Grass Valley, Nevada City and Auburn. They are a jam band and a dance band with an emphasis on heavy bass lines and funky grooves. The smooth vocals of front man J Silk and singer Brynn Farwell give Elevation a fresh sound that’s both old school and modern. They released their first album in October, 2018,  “ELEVATION featuring J Silk,” the tracks were recorded live in the studio to keep that ‘live’ feel and unique sound. The bands motto…ELEVATE YOUR FUNKIN’ LIFE! Currently the band is taking time to work on their second album, release sometime 2019.

Get Tickets!

Tickets are $35 for General Admission (standing / dancing section) and $55 for Reserved Cabaret seating.  Reserved Cabaret is per ticket and includes a reserved seat at a cabaret table and a complimentary split of champagne.  Cabaret tables seat 1-4 guests. Please call the box office to be seated with your friends!

Tickets are available online, by phone, or in person at the Miners Foundry Box Office, and in person at BriarPatch Co-Op.  Ticketing fees waived for purchases made by phone or in person through the Miners Foundry Box Office and BriarPatch. The Miners Foundry Box Office is open Tuesday – Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., (530) 265-5040.

Doors open at 8:00 p.m. and the show begins at 9:00 p.m.

Food and Drink

There will be a full service no-host bar available as well as food available for purchase beginning at 8:00pm.

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Lyrics Born with Mojo Green ~ Friday, February 27, 2015


Lyrics Born feat. Sam Sparro ~ “Woulda Coulda Shoulda”

 

Lyrics Born PosterThe Miners Foundry is pleased to present Lyrics Born with special guest, Mojo Green on Friday, February 27, 2015.

Lyrics Born’s raw, authentic talent offers well rounded sounds that are classic and yet futuristic and unequivocally fun.  Mojo Green is a seven piece outfit known as one of the premier funk and soul bands on the West Coast.  Come ready to dance!

Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the music starts at 8:30 p.m.

Tickets are $25 and are available online, in person, or by phone at the Miners Foundry, or in person at Briar Patch Co-Op.  Ticketing fees may apply.

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Lyrics Born Photo 2Bay Area native Lyrics Born‘s raw, authentic talent has been polished to a gleaming beacon of originality in a time when it’s needed most.

Lyrics Born has been described as unequivocally fun, however the gregarious exterior is routinely peeled back to reveal a contemplative everyman with a well-rounded sound that is classic and yet futuristic.

 

 

 

 


Mojo Green ~ “Shake Your Thang”

 

Mojo GreenMojo Green is a seven piece outfit from Reno who is quickly becoming known as one of the premier funk and soul bands on the West Coast.

Over the last 2 years, Mojo Green has taken their high energy, hard hitting, crazy dance party to over 200 shows at storied venues and major festivals, earning the reputation of being one of the best live acts around.

Playing a style all their own, Mojo Green is extremely funky, very sexy, and super danceable.

 

 

 

Photo by Akim Aginksy

Photo by Akim Aginksy

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