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The fall series of the San Diego County Library Acoustic Showcase begins in September with eight concerts taking place throughout the month!
The Acoustic Showcase series offers a wonderful variety of some of San Diego's very best singer/songwriters, folk music performers and story tellers. These concerts are FREE to the community.
Adler & Blackburn
Tuesday, September 2 - 6 p.m.
Vocalist Robin Adler and her husband, multi-instrumentalist Dave Blackburn, perform fresh arrangements of well-known Joni Mitchell standards and tackle some of the most challenging material from the later jazz period in Mitchell's career.
Sunday, September 7 - 2 p.m.
Take well-crafted lyrics that powerfully portray the social and emotional elements of the human condition, and wrap those words in warm, lively acoustic melodies, and you have Bill Hartwell.
Wednesday, September 10 - 6 p.m.
Ross Moore is a singer-songwriter rooted in traditional folk music, with an extensive catalog of original music..
Saturday, September 13 - 2 p.m.
Suzanne Harper is an award-winning country singer/songwriter. Her current self-titled album blends the art of country storytelling with an edgy California sound.
High Mountain Road
Tuesday, September 16 - 6:30 p.m.
Lemon Grove Branch
High Mountain Road features a mix of traditional and contemporary bluegrass.
Presented by the San Diego Bluegrass Society.
Wednesday, September 17 - 6 p.m.
San Marcos Branch
Brooke Mackintosh's primary instruments include a sultry-angelic voice, guitar, percussion and keys. Her music is a fusion of pop, jazz, folk and blues for a sound she calls "Mountain Soul."
Saturday, September 20 - 1 p.m.
Like Neil Young, James Taylor and Jackson Browne before him, this San Diego native conjures up a melancholic America still littered with battered Chevys and dotted with dirt roads, pawn shops and hissing summer lawns.
Sunday, September 21 - 1:30 p.m.
You'll be entranced by Erika Davies' dramatic, glamorous style and evocative sensual voice, singing her original compositions and covers of early-20th-century classics.