Bryan Chan and Friends Music Showcase

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This will be, as always, an up close and intimate performance.  Jump Cut Cafe serves awesome coffee drinks, sandwiches, soups, salads and taste treats. There will be no cover charge for this event. The line up for the night is as follows.


6pm to 6:30pm--- Simon Lucas

Simon is a ‘folky’ from England. He has been in the U.S.A. for 30 years but still

speaks funny. He collects stringed instruments, some of which he can even play. He normally plays guitar, but has been known to pick up a string bass, dulcimer, cuatro or marxophone. He has a deep voice and sings a mixture of Irish, Scottish, Country and anything else he hears that he likes. He also has a stock of amusing songs, which sometimes he can be bribed into singing. He refuses to make CDs, so if you want to hear him, you will have to find him onstage playing live.


6:30pm to 7pm--- Guy Arad

Guy Arad started his musical journey as a classical guitar player under the instruction of the prestigious Marcello Rich. After finishing Rimon Music School of Jazz in Israel, joined the classical Marcello Rich Guitar Trio and performed arranged pieces of Bach, Hayden, George Cardoso and more. Today, he is a co-writer and lead guitar player for the band Twirling Betty. Also, singer and co-arranger in the duo WE. This show will be covering a variety of music styles from the 17th century to 19th century to Blues and Rock N Roll.



7:00pm to 7:30pm--- Shanna O’Brien

Shanna's career started in the ‘80s -- performing as a folk-rock artist in the Bay area.  

Her success led to opening for Journey at The Old Waldorf, recording with many of the top Bay Area bands, touring the Orient and her own show at the MGM Grand in Reno.

Shanna has recently returned to the music industry as a singer / songwriter and she is working on her second album of original music with renowned percussionist, Steve Reid.


Find out more about Shanna and buy her first CD, “Timeless” at:



7:30pm to 8pm--- Bryan Chan and Bryan Plaisance
Bryan Chan playing in the Delta Blues style with his own thought processes involved. Always trying to achieve the goal of giving blues music the heart, soul and respect it deserves. Competed at the 2009 International Blues Challenge in Memphis TN. Bryan Plaisance adding down home foot stomping  blues harmonica.


8:00pm to 8:30pm--- Patty Mattson   www.pattymattson.com

Born in Minneapolis, MN and no stranger to the studio, Patty Mattson has been performing most of her life. With her powerful vocals and impressive range, she breathes dazzling life into the many recordings she has done for Clear Channel/Premiere Radio, including parodies of songs from Lady Gaga to Adele, Sugarland, Reba, JLo, Celine, and Amy Winehouse, just to name a few.  Mattson, a gifted songwriter, invites us to share her surpassingly well-crafted and performed debut release, THE ROAD. With expert production & mixing by 2011 Grammy™ winner Rob Chiarelli, Mattson takes us on a moving personal journey from the powerful to the pristine, rockin’, soulful & sexy, and delivers some sweet surprises along the way. This is a record that will uplift, inspire, and tug at your heartstrings. Also, don't miss her follow up to The Road, the Original 5 song Holiday EP All The Wonders Of This Holiday released Nov, 2012 and Available at www.pattymattson.com ,


THE ROAD "1 OF 6 COOL THINGS IN MUSIC "  Minneapolis Star & Tribune

"A TOP PROSPECT for 2012" Music Connection Magazine


8:30pm to 9pm--- Marc Platt

Marc has been making records since 1983 and has had several songs featured in TV and films. His current CD "Bitter & Sweet" was well REVIEWED in American Songwriter magazine last fall. Marc and his band The Plattitudes can often be seen playing around town in various formations.


9pm to 9:30pm--- Justefanie

Listening to Justefanie is like taking a magical journey to a place you can't wait to return to! The long emotional tones and ecstatic dips into a deep canyon of sultry yet moody libations are unlike anything you've ever heard. Even with Justefanie hard at work as lead vocalist/co-founder/writer of the band Twirling Betty and the duo WE, you can still catch the rare live solo performance such as this...a must see!
www.myspace.com/killingcamille (solo recordings)


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