Past Tributes & Events

Past tributes and events

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Step into the golden era of music with “Ladies of the Canyon: A Tribute to Carole King & Joni Mitchell” live at Alvas Showroom on Sunday, July 21st at 4pm!

Immerse yourself in the timeless melodies and poetic brilliance of two iconic singer-songwriters who defined an era. Witness the magic as JK Jones channels the ethereal essence of Joni Mitchell, performing the legendary Blue album in its entirety. From the haunting ballads to the soul-stirring anthems, experience the raw emotion and introspective depth that made this album a masterpiece.

Then, prepare to be captivated as Carla Buffa takes the stage, paying homage to the incomparable Carole King by performing her iconic Tapestry album from start to finish. Let the melodies of “You’ve Got a Friend,” “It’s Too Late,” and “So Far Away” wash over you, reminding you why Tapestry remains one of the best-selling albums of all time.

Transport yourself back to the Laurel Canyon music scene of the early seventies, where these two luminaries emerged and carved their places in history. Their prolific output and unparalleled talent have solidified their status as legends in the annals of popular music.

Don’t miss this extraordinary afternoon of classic album performances that celebrate the enduring legacy of Carole King and Joni Mitchell. Join us for a journey through the heart and soul of music that continues to inspire generations. Get your tickets now and be part of a truly unforgettable experience!

Performer Names/Instruments:
Carla Buffa – Carole King Vocal, Piano
JK Jones – Joni Mitchell Vocal, Acoustic Guitar and Dulcimer
Stephen Bock – Guitar, Keyboards and BGV
Jim Wootten – Bass Guitar and BGV
Johnny Zimmerman – Drums and Percussion
Joe DiFiore – Flute and Saxophone

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Big Yellow Taxi was created to explore Joni's amazing music from its early folk roots to her pop masterpieces to her jazz influenced compositions, Big Yellow Taxi brings Joni's music alive.

The band features the expressive and soaring voice of Teresa Lorenço. Teresa's vocals pay homage to Joni's sweet, husky, and bell-like voice delivering an emotional journey through Joni's expansive catalog. The mission of the band is to present a show that immerses the audience in an intimate journey through many of Joni's best loved and most powerful songs: a performance beyond mere imitation, to delve into Joni’s musical intensity and genius, to leave audiences entertained, moved, and elated.

For 2024, we've created a special 50th Anniversary celebration of "Court and Spark," Joni's iconic album. BYT plays the complete album plus other Joni hits and deep cuts. More information here

The Joni Project is fronted by the remarkable multiple-instrumentalist and songwriter Katie Pearlman on guitar & vocals and The Long Island based band also includes jazz and jamband mainstays Dave Berg on guitar, Dan Ehrlich on bass, Alan Lerner on drums, Mark Mancini on keyboards, Steve Finkelstein on percussion, Premik Russell Tubbs on saxophone and flute, and Victoria Faiella on background vocals. Collectively, they’ve performed with members of the Grateful Dead, The Band, The Doors, the Neville Brothers and many others. Together, they are quite simply the finest and most musically sophisticated tribute to Joni on the scene today. More information here

RELIVE Joni Mitchell’s timeless hits when Rebecca Barnard rocks Trentham’s Cosmopolitan Hotel.Joined by special guest Peter Farnan, the Australian musician will bring Mitchell’s classic songs to life in an “intimate” performance. Promoter Craig Johnston said the show would be perfect for any local music lover. “There’s a lot for Joni fans and music lovers in general to enjoy,” he said. “It’s a very intimate show with a great atmosphere, and you’ve got the performers up close and personal.” Barnard, best known as the lead singer of the band Rebecca’s Empire has since forged a successful solo career playing gigs across the country. More information here

‘Hejira’ is a 7-piece band set up to celebrate and honour the masterpiece works of Joni Mitchell, mostly from the late ‘70s. Having released the albums ‘The Hissing of Summer Lawns’, ‘Hejira’, ‘Don Juan’s Reckless Daughter’ and ‘Mingus’ (regarded as her ‘jazz period’), Joni then toured briefly with a band formed from the crème de la crème of contemporaneous jazz musicians (Metheny, Mays, Brecker, Pastorius and Alias). The tour was recorded, producing the outstanding live album, ‘Shadows And Light’; it is from this album that the band Hejira is drawing the body of its repertoire. Comprising highly experienced jazz musicians, this band is fronted by the brilliant Hattie Whitehead who not only has in her own way - assimilated the poise, power and beauty of Joni’s vocals, but also plays guitar with Joni’s stylistic mannerisms. More information here

Big Yellow Taxi was created to explore Joni's amazing music from its early folk roots to her pop masterpieces to her jazz influenced compositions, Big Yellow Taxi brings Joni's music alive.

The band features the expressive and soaring voice of Teresa Lorenço. Teresa's vocals pay homage to Joni's sweet, husky, and bell-like voice delivering an emotional journey through Joni's expansive catalog. The mission of the band is to present a show that immerses the audience in an intimate journey through many of Joni's best loved and most powerful songs: a performance beyond mere imitation, to delve into Joni’s musical intensity and genius, to leave audiences entertained, moved, and elated.

For 2024, we've created a special 50th Anniversary celebration of "Court and Spark," Joni's iconic album. BYT plays the complete album plus other Joni hits and deep cuts. More information here

Celebrating the music of Joni Mitchell. Anne Gair and her band explore her most loved album Blue, and other favourites from her extensive songbook. After sell out shows at Biggar Little Festival and East Kilbride Arts Centre, Anne Gair and her band are taking the show on the road in 2024. More information here

Acclaimed singer songwriters Zervas & Pepper present This Flight Tonight, an intimate acoustic tribute to the music of Joni Mitchell featuring songs such as 'California', 'Blue', 'Woodstock' 'Both Sides Now', 'Carey', 'Coyote', 'A Case Of You', and many more. With the voice, piano, acoustic guitar and dulcimer front and centre, presenting Mitchell's music as it would have been performed in Joni's early performances. Joni Mitchell's albums and songs are widely recognised as masterpieces, standards that would become the soundtrack to the lives of countless fans throughout the world and continue to draw and inspire new generations of fans.

Zervas & Pepper are Welsh Singer/Songwriters Paul Zervas and Kathryn Pepper, who have been creating and performing original music for over a decade professionally. The duo and their recording/touring band enjoy cult success on the UK and European Folk/Americana scene and have released five critically-acclaimed studio albums and undertaken countless headline and support tours, receiving strong national and international network radio support throughout their career. More information here

Ladies From The Canyon will take you on a journey back to the mountainous neighborhood in the Hollywood Hills of Los Angeles, the enchanting Laurel Canyon of the 1960’s and 1970’s. They’ll dive into an extraordinary era of music and passion with the legendary women who captivated the hearts of millions with their powerful voices, raw emotions and fearless personalities.

Joni Mitchell is renowned for her poetic lyrics, and distinctive folk sound. She stands as a true icon of the Era. Her music resonated deeply, speaking to themes of love, loss and the ever-changing world around us. Her artistry and vulnerability made her a voice for an entire generation.

Linda Ronstadt was a powerhouse vocalist whose genre-defying talent left audiences in awe. Known for her incredible range and versatility, Linda effortlessly captivated listeners with her interpretations of folk, rock, country and even mariachi music! Her presence on the stage was nothing short of electrifying. More information here

Acclaimed UK singer/songwriters Zervas & Pepper present ‘This Flight Tonight’ an intimate five-piece acoustic live tribute to the music of Joni Mitchell.

Featuring songs such as ‘California’, ‘Blue’, ‘Woodstock’ ‘Both Sides Now’, ‘Coyote’, ‘Big Yellow Taxi’, ‘A Case Of You’, and many more..

Zervas & Pepper’s five piece band perform what they consider to be the nucleus of Mitchell’s work, that pivotal break-out period 1968-1976 with the voice, guitar and piano front and centre. Enjoy an intimate acoustic concert that evokes the feeling like the audience is having a private listening session at Joni’s house in Laurel Canyon during the summer of love.

Band Line up:
Kathryn Pepper – Lead Vocals/ Dulcimer/ Percussion
Paul Zervas – Acoustic Guitar/Backing Vocals
Andrew Brown – Bass Guitar
Charlie Herbert– Piano/Keyboards /Backing Vocals
Sam Andrews – Percussion/ Electric Guitar/Backing Vocals

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