Rain Perry's "Let's Be Brave" CD Release Celebration
NOTE: ONLINE TICKET SALES END TODAY, SATURDAY 4/27, AT 11 AM. By then we'll have an idea if we are sold out for both shows or if we can squeeze a few more folks in at the door.
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Join Rain Perry for a very special evening at Churchill Orchard in Ojai, CA for a CD Release fundraiser for the California Community Foundation Wildfire Relief Fund (https://www.calfund.org/wildfire-relief-fund/).
Featuring: Kerri Climer, Bill Flores, Tara Jeffery, Robert Rachelli, Randy Tico & Martin Young, with special guest Mark Hallman.
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IN DECEMBER 2017, the Thomas Fire swept through Southern California, burning 500 structures including the houses of dozens of Rain Perrys friends and neighbors and Rains own music studio. Her home, thankfully, survived, but she lost all her instruments, career memorabilia and older recordings that had not been digitized.
As a longtime activist grappling with our current political climate, having just spent three years filming and touring The Shopkeeper, a documentary about the music business in the streaming era, Rain staggered into 2018 unsure of how she fit into much of anything. Like the burned chaparral around her home, though, Rains artistic drive resprouted with a passion, and she wrote and recorded Lets Be Brave, her fourth album with multi-instrumentalist and Grammy-nominated producer Mark Hallman at the Congress House in Austin, Texas.
With a cover photo by Patricia Houghton Clarke of Rain lying on the burned foundation of her studio, and featuring cameos by Chuck Prophet (St. Julie of Iowa) and Jon Dee Graham (Bruce Springsteens Rocky Ground), with a kickass backup choir by Noelle Hampton, Jaimee Harris, Daisy OConnor, Shawnee Kilgore and Emily Shirley, Lets Be Brave is a joyous, honest, rocking celebration of bravery of all kinds.
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An Americana gem...shes a confessional folkie with a rock and soul heart. ~ No Depression
WRITER OF THE WEEK ~ American Songwriter
...strong songwriting, fine voice and a penchant for a kind of intelligent adult pop music informed by folk, country, rock n roll, blues and soul music... ~ Sing Out!
FOUR STARS: confessional folk-rock at its best: wise, specific, sometimes harrowing, funny in places, smart about personal mistakes and truly grateful to those who made her the fine artist that she is. ~ Los Angeles Daily News
Churchill Orchard (View)
4101 Grand Avenue
Ojai, CA 93023
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|