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Mothers Day Champagne Brunch Acoustic Show with Mimi Fox and Leni Stern
Champagne Brunch & Show in the Empress Lounge $60
Doors 11AM | Brunch Served & Show 12PM to 3PM
Catered menu will be published here soon.
Internationally renowned guitarist/composer/recording artist Mimi Fox has been named a winner in 6 consecutive Downbeat Magazine international critic's polls and has been recognized by writers and colleagues alike as one of the most eloquent guitarists on today's scene. In one of many feature stories, Guitar Player Magazine hailed Mimi as "a prodigious talent who has not only mastered the traditional forms but has managed to reinvigorate them."
Leni Stern is an unstoppable force of bottomless energy. Her long-time fans know her from a successful jazz career that saw her touring the globe on the stage of every major festival and legendary club with bands that included some of the biggest heavyweights on the scene (Dennis Chambers, Paul Motian, Bill Frisell... to name a few).
Wednesday Night Live Featuring Eric Gales with opener Austin Mo
$25 Online | $30 Phone & Box Office
Doors open 7PM | Show starts at 8PM
Eric Gales grew up in a musical family with four brothers, two of them who learned to play the guitar upside down and left handed in the same fashion that Eric does. Eric’s brother Eugene Gales played bass in the Eric Gales Band and his brother Little Jimmy King had a thriving career as a blues artist before his untimely death. Eric released his first record at Age 16 for Elektra records to an amazing response from the media and music fans around the globe. Guitar World Magazine’s Reader’s Poll named Eric as “Best New Talent,” in 1991. After recording a second record for Elektra, all three brothers teamed up for The Gales Bros. “Left Hand Brand” which was recorded for the House of Blues label in 1996.
Renditions of Aretha featuring BUT-TAH
Doors 7PM | Show 8PM
Nicole Pearson A.K.A "BUT-TAH" is a native of Richmond CA. Her style is soulfully nostalgic, rich and purely sweet to the ears. BUT-TAH starting singing at an early age. By the age of nine she began writing poetry and from poems came songs. The voice you hear will have you reminiscing on days of old soulful sanging. BUT-TAH is a former member of the groups "Patton Letha" & "The Nathan Owens Band", very successful travel bands which has performed in many of America’ 1. Q&A a. G sag 1qg. Ags largest and highly acclaimed casinos and venues for over 30 years. She's astounded audiences with her performances on “Showtime at the Apollo” episode 302 with Ciara and Petey Pablo hosted by comedian Mo'Nique and American Idol seasons 3,5 & 6, she has performed all over the U.S. and abroad, entertaining in many parts of Japan including Tokyo's renowned, “Cotton Club” as a featured guest of the “Whispers” under the musical direction of the late Grady Wilkins.
DW Edwards & Lighting Up The Soul Band
$20 Online | $25 Phone & Box Office
Doors open 7PM | Show starts at 8PM
Music On Time - On Plan - On Purpose DW Edwards & Lighting Up The Soul begin at: 33:17 Hollywood Swinging
DW Edwards & “Lighting Up The Soul Band” “Music is My Life” says Darrell Edwards, Singer, Songwriter, & Musician. A music experience with DW Edwards and “Lighting Up The Soul” is to witness in real time entertainment you will not forget. Couple this with the bands fire and passion, outstanding performance technique and unstoppable stage presence, in all the members of the band, and you have a sure-fire winning dance party each and every time they take the stage.
Saturday, August 11
Hot Havana Gala is an elegant fundraising event to support the Empress Theatre. The Gala will be held at the Eagle Vines Golf Club in Napa Valley on Saturday, August 11th at 5:30 pm. Event includes a fabulous meal, and live music. Dress: black tie or formal. Find out more