Great Music at The Falcon This Holiday Season

FRIDAY
December 23  7pm
Popa Chubby

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Popa Chubby
http://popachubby.wix.com/popachubby
Chubby took his cue from artists of the '60s, including Sly & the Family Stone, Jimi Hendrix, and Eric Clapton, among others. In his early twenties, he worked for a while backing punk poet Richard Hell. Chubby's first big break was winning a national blues talent search sponsored by KLON, a public radio station in Long Beach, California. He won New Artist of the Year, and opened the Long Beach Blues Festival in 1992, and has been rocking audience with his bold approach to music ever since.

Chubby continues to play more than 200 club dates a year, and has released numerous albums worldwide. Most notably, his Sony/Okeh debut, 'Booty and the Beast', was produced by longtime Atlantic Records engineer/producer TOM DOWD, whose recordings by Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, Wilson Pickett, and many others are legendary!

Opener: Nalani & Sarina​
Join Nalani & Sarina at The Falcon Underground, after their opening act for Popa Chubby!

Dinner & Drinks from 5:30 Opening Acts at 7:00 Main Acts at 8:00

Start times are subject to change. Donations Encouraged! Table reservations for dining only. 
Call 845 236 7970 or go to liveatthefalcon.com and click "RESERVE YOUR TABLE"
 
 
FRIDAY
December 23  8pm
Nalani & Sarina
at The Falcon Underground
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Nalani & Sarina
http://www.nalanisarina.com/home
Nalani's and Sarina's pop/rock/soul, gained radio attention from SiriusXM. They've shared the bill with A Great Big World, The Ready Set, Howie Day, Kate Voegele, Sam Moore, Meghan Lindsey (The Voice), among others. The duo performs regularly with noted musicians Will Lee (of The David Letterman Band / CBS Orchestra), Oscar Rodriguez (of A Great Big World), Jim Hines (of Brian Wilson), and earned a monthly residency at The Bitter End NYC. Other venues include the Honest, Musikfest, City Winery, and World Cafe Live at the Queen (Main Stage). Showcases in various venues in Los Angeles, and others, have been written up in countless publications nationwide.
No Resevations! Bar & Gastro-Pub Open: Wednesday Sessions 5:30
Fridays 4:00. Saturdays & Sundays 12:00.
With 4:00-5:00pm Happy Hours
 
 
SATURDAY EVENING
December 24 7pm
Christmas Eve with Marshall Crenshaw
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http://marshallcrenshaw.com/
 
Born near Detroit, Michigan, Marshall Crenshaw received his first big break playing John Lennon in the off-Broadway company of Beatlemania. In 1987, he played Buddy Holly in the Richie Valens biopic “La Bamba.” While living in NYC, he recorded the single “Something’s Gonna Happen” for Alan Betrock’s Shake Records, which led to a deal with Warner Bros. His debut album, Marshall Crenshaw, was acclaimed as a pop masterpiece upon its release in 1982 and established him as a first-rate songwriter, singer and guitarist. The record spawned the Top 40 single “Someday, Someway,” which rockabilly singer Robert Gordon covered and scored a hit with a year earlier.
 
A quote from Trouser Press sums up Marshall Crenshaw’s early career:
“Although he was seen as a latter-day Buddy Holly at the outset, he soon proved too talented and original to be anyone but himself.”
 
All Music Guide captured Crenshaw’s vibe perfectly:
“He writes songs that are melodic, hooky and emotionally true, and he sings and plays them with an honesty and force that still finds room for humor without venom.”
 
Dinner & Drinks from 5:30 Opening Acts at 7:00 Main Acts at 8:00
Start times are subject to change. Donations Encouraged! Table reservations for dining only. 
Call 845 236 7970 or go to liveatthefalcon.com and click "RESERVE YOUR TABLE"
 
 
HAVE A FINE
CHRISTMAS DAY!
Closed December 25 
 
 
MONDAY RESIDENCY
December 26 7pm
Joe Louis Walker & Friends 
Featuring Vanessa Collier
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The irrepressible blues icon, Joe Louis Walker, celebrates his Falcon Residency with the theme - "Artists Deserving More Recognition" - every Monday in December, with extraordinary Special Guests.
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TONIGHT'S SPECIAL GUEST: Vanessa Collier
http://www.vanessacollier.com/
“A young woman named Vanessa Collier has issued her first album called HEART SOUL AND SAXOPHONE.... Vanessa spent some time on the road with bluesman Joe Louis Walker, among others, and is now poised to unleash herself on the world." — Elwood's Blues Mobile/House of Blues Radio
 
Vanessa Collier is a captivating and multitalented blues vocalist, saxophonist, and songwriter, hailing from the world-renowned Berklee College of Music. She has toured the US and internationally with Grammy Award-winning, Blues Hall of Fame Artist Joe Louis Walker, and played alongside Annie Lennox, Kathy Mattea, Willie Nelson, among others.
Vanessa was honored on Dan Aykroyd’s House of Blues Radio Show (Elwood’s BluesMobile) as a "Best of 2014 Blues Breaker Featured Artist", selected as one of the top three finalists in the John Lennon Songwriting Competition and earned a coveted spot to compete in the International Blues Challenge, Memphis TN.
On her debut album, "Heart, Soul & Saxophone", Collier demonstrates her skills as a master musician and songwriter, blending her blues background with elements of funk, rock, and soul. Her powerful vocals, gritty sax solos, and incredible high-energy create an unforgettable performance.
 
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Joe Louis Walker
http://www.joelouiswalker.com/
Joe Louis Walker is a walking encyclopedia of blues history, and blues vocal and guitar styles. In many ways, Walker’s story is unusual. Born in San Francisco on Christmas Day 1949, he was part of the Bay area blues scene in his early teens, and by age sixteen he had soaked up the sounds of T-Bone Walker, Amos Milburn, and boogie woogie pioneers Meade Lux Lewis and Pete Johnson. As he grew, he found himself on stage with tutors John Lee Hooker, Thelonius Monk, The Soul Stirrers, Steve Miller and Jimi Hendrix.
 
Walker's career stretches across decades and a variety of musical styles, including gospel, blues, rock and jazz. Along the way he played President George Bush’s inauguration, helped President Bill Clinton induct B.B. King into the Kennedy Centre Awards, and performed on several of America’s most-watched late-night television shows. NPR Music has called Walker “a legendary boundary-pushing icon of modern blues,” and has been referred to within the blues world as a living legend.
 
“I’d really like to inspire younger musicians to carry on the legacy of blues/roots music. But play, and do it your way. Don’t be afraid to mix it up. There’s no right, or wrong way. Just the way you wanna express yourself. And above all, ENJOY YOURSELF.” - Joe Louis Walker
 
Dinner & Drinks from 5:30 Opening Acts at 7:00 Main Acts at 8:00
Start times are subject to change. Donations Encouraged! Table reservations for dining only. 
Call 845 236 7970 or go to liveatthefalcon.com and click "RESERVE YOUR TABLE"
 
 
C O M I N G   S O O N
T O   T H E   F A L C O N
 
12/28   Poet Gold's POELODIES @ The Falcon Underground (Words & New Music)
 
12/29    Latin Jazz Express Plays TITO PUENTE! (Latin Jazz)
 
12/29    Pat O'Shea @ The Falcon Underground (Roots Rock)
 
12/30    Bobby Harden & The Soul Purpose Band (Soul Rock)
 
12/30    Daby Touré  @ The Falcon Underground (AfroPop)
 
12/31   NYE! Chris Bergson Band Featuring Ellis Hooks! (Blues Rock & Soul)
 
12/31   NYE! Royal Khaoz @ The Falcon Underground (Old School Reggae)
 
01/01   New Years Day Brunch - Alexis P. Suter & The Ministers of Sound (Gospel Blues)
 
01/04   The Falcon Underground Songwriter Sessions
 
01/05   Mike HollisEP Release -  Opener: Dante DeFelice
 
01/06   The Funk Facilitators (10+ Piece Funk Ensemble)
 
01/06   Dylan Doyle Band @ The Falcon Underground (Blues Rock)  
 
01/07   Gallery Reception @ The Falcon: Pablo Shine 
 
01/07   Peter Prince & Moon Boot Lover (Funk-Rock-Soul)
 
01/07   George Boone Blues Band @ The Falcon Underground (Blues Rock) 
 
01/08   Sun Brunch - Times Square (Classic A Cappella Doo Wop)
 
01/08   Sun Evening - Tisziji Munoz Quartet with John Medeski (Interplanetary Jazz)
 
01/08    Sun Evening - DeadGrass @ The Falcon Underground (Early Garcia)
 
01/11   Jazz Sessions @ The Falcon Underground (Jazz Jam)
 
01/12    Stand Up at The Underground (Comedy)
 
01/13    Murali Coryell @ The Falcon Underground (Blues)  
 
01/13    Ryan Montbleau (Neo Blues Americana)
 
01/14    Soñando! (Latin Dance)
 
01/14    Roseann Fino @ The Falcon Underground (Americana Punk)
 
01/15    Sun Brunch - Big Joe Fitz & The Lo-Fis (Blues)
 
01/15    Sun Evening Jazz - Mr.Gone (Weather Report & Headhunters Fusion)
 
01/15    Sun Evening - Rapid River Boys @ The Falcon Underground  (Folk Duo)
 
01/18    Petey Hop Hosts Roots & Blues Sessions (Roots & Blues)
 
01/19    bigBANG (Large Ensemble Jazz)
Delta Ge  nerators
01/20    Delta Generators (Blues)
 
01/21    Arlen Roth & Cindy Cashdollar (Slide Guitar Summit Masters)  
 
01/21    Mark Donato Band & The Sweet Clementines @ The Falcon Underground (Smart Rock)
 
01/22   Sun Brunch - TBA
 
01/22    Sun Evening Jazz - Kenny Werner Trio (Jazz)
 
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