The Grand View Auxiliary organizes fundraising events to help preserve the high quality compassionate care for which Grand View Health is known. Profits from fundraising activities are go directly to support the programs and services of Grand View. Today, actor, author and community advocate Mary Lou Quinlan presents her one-woman show.
Grammy-nominated guitarist/singer Robben Ford has distinguished himself in a variety of genres, from R&B to jazz-fusion. His first love has always been the blues, and with his new album, 'Blue Moon,' the eclectic musician is back to his beloved musical roots.
Bandleaders (and husband-and-wife duo) Fuzz and Carrie have made a name for themselves through many musical endeavors including the popular Deep Banana Blackout. Their latest project, Caravan of Thieves, has received acclaim for its unique mixture of gypsy-flavored, bluegrass influenced instrumentation and Beatlesque vocal arrangements.
Emmy Award winning comedian Don Jamieson has co-hosted VH1 Classic's 'That Metal Show' since 2008. He's also hosted VH1's 'Love and Harmony' and 'Everyone's Business,' as well as making live performances on ABC's 'Good Morning America.'
Pushcart Players brings the zany, fantastical tale of "Alice in Wonderland" to life onstage for audiences of all ages to savor and enjoy. Filled with Lewis Carroll's brilliant nonsense, madcap characters and Pushcart's whimsical music and design, this production offers a precious moment of theatre that young viewers will long remember.
Carbon Leaf is a five-piece band that plays its own style of Celtic-southern-roots rock. The Richmond, VA-based group, which is approaching it's 20th year of recording and touring, has released 10 albums and is currently in the midst of forging a new path of independence as they focus on writing, producing and releasing new material directly to their fans moving forward.
For over a decade, Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers have been serving up nothing but "uncompromised, unadulterated, pure rock-n-roll." Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers have released six consecutive albums that have debuted in the top 10 on Billboard's Internet Sales chart, the first independent band to ever accomplish that feat.
Quiet Riot is a rock 'n' roll phenomenon. Famously described as the first heavy metal band to top the pop charts, the Los Angeles quartet became an overnight sensation thanks to its1 983 smash album 'Metal Health.' The band's follow-up album 'Condition Critical' (1984) went double platinum, and the band has continued to record and tour throughout its almost 30-year history. Today, the band features founding member Frankie Banali, veteran bassist Chuck Wright, and guitarist Alex Grossi from the band's last and most stable lineup, together with new vocalist Mark Huff.
Michael Martin Murphey is best known as the "singing cowboy poet" and the best-selling recording artist of American Cowboy music. His hits include: 'Wildfire,' 'Carolina In The Pines,' 'Don't Count The Rainy Days,' 'Disenchanted' and 'Cherokee Fiddle.'
A fiery guitarist and talented singer-songwriter, Tinsley Ellis was inspired by the British Invasion bands such as The Rolling Stones, The Yardbirds and Cream. A live B.B. King show convinced him that he wanted to become a blues guitarist. He plays a unique blend of Memphis R&B, Southwest blues and urban funk. He has several recordings available on the Alligator, Capricorn and Telarc labels. He has shared the stage with The Allman Brothers, Robert Cray, Koko Taylor and Widespread Panic.
Formed in 1965, The Left Banke were the originators of "baroque rock", which fused melodic pop songs and vocal harmonies with classical influences, harpsichords and string quartets. In 1966, The Left Banke scored a worldwide hit with 'Walk Away Renee'. Songwriter Tom Finn passed on in 2015, but the group continues on with founding member George Cameron.
Brother Joscephus and the Love Revival Revolution Orchestra is a "12-piece explosion of righteousness blending New Orleans party music, soul in the style of Ray Charles and Al Green, a good helping of Jam-bandy Roots Rock and a splash of upbeat (non-religious) Gospel into a feel-good gumbo of love." Whenever the band takes the stage, it's Mardi Gras in New Orleans. Dressed in their finest whites (accented with purple, gold and green), they throw out beads, dance with parasols throughout the crowd, and every show starts with a New Orleans-style parade through the audience.
Bruce Cockburn's 40-year musical career includes 29 studio albums, numerous international awards, over 20 gold and platinum records in Canada and countless concert performances since he released his first solo work in 1970. From tumbling, guitar-driven rock 'n' roll to subtle acoustic creations, Bruce Cockburn's performances run the gamut of stylistic approaches. He is a performer who masterfully moves his audience through a range of emotions, at once inspiring them to dance and next inspiring them to think. Woven together with a thread of integrity and intelligence, his music is a glimmering snapshot of a provocative and important performer.
New Riders of the Purple Sage began as a Grateful Dead side project and ended up becoming a seminal country cult band. In their early years, the New Riders began picking up the pieces of American Beauty and Working Man's Dead. Jerry Garcia picked the pedal steel, while John Dawson sang and played rhythm guitar; Phil Lesh took on bass duties as David Nelson picked the Telecaster and mandolin. Although Mickey Hart played drums for awhile, it wasn't long until the band became more serious and recruited Spencer Dryden from the Airplane to take over. Dave Torbert replaced Lesh and Buddy Cage replaced Garcia. New Riders began to solidify their own sound. Tongue-in-cheek Country Rock songs are still their specialty. The new NRPS lineup, featuring original member David Nelson along with Buddy Cage, with Michael Falzarano, Ronnie Penque and Johnny Markowski, vows to keep the NRPS spirit and tunes alive.
In 2006 Rolling Stone listed Kaki King as one of "The New Guitar Gods," a list on which she was not only the the youngest artist, but also the only woman. The guitarist and composer is known for her jazz melodies on multiple types of guitars and a fingerstyle playing that combines fret-tapping with slap bass methods. She also uses the guitar for percussion, as well as sound layering and looping.
The Outlaws is a '70s southern rock band whose songs include 'There Goes Another Love Song' and 'Ghost Riders in the Sky.' The band is led by founding member, original lead vocalist, guitarist and frontman Henry Paul, who is joined by original drummer Monte Yoho in a "killer" six piece unit.