Lewis & Rose is the bluesy folk pop duo of Holly Ann Lewis & Ynana Rose. Their music is anchored in strong vocal harmonies, original songwriting, tasty cover choices & multi-instrumental arrangements. Ynana & Holly are both vocal powerhouses, and enjoy making music together more than most things in life. Holly Ann Lewis is a multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter that has been singing and recording professionally for 25 years, recording her first album at the age of 15 with the San Francisco Bay Area band African Rain, featuring Grammy Award winner Babatunde Olatunji. Ynana Rose is a performer and award winning songwriter whose second album “Tea Leaf Confessions” has garnered international airplay and great reviews. Bringing flavors of folk, country, soul, blues and more to the show, these women always have fun on stage together!
The Solstice Sisters bring their movement, harmony, and ethereal adaptations to songs you may have already know. Their trio encompasses unique and mesmerizing vocal harmonies, embellished by a lulling fiddle. Emily Post on acoustic guitar and vocals, Lillian Dennis on fiddle and vocals, Cara Brown on acoustic guitar and vocals.
From Big Sur to Santa Barbara, Solstice sisters provide and unique and fun experience.
Back at Puffers! Tom Walters and Nicole Cassingham bring the Taproots duo for a Sunday evening of fine music. A steady feature at concerts, wineries and private events in California since 2016, The Taproots are best known for their creative songwriting, strong harmonies and innovative guitar work. They performs a unique blend of original contemporary Americana music incorporating rock, folk and jazz influences, along with fresh renditions of cover songs.
Ras Danny will be IN the house at Puffers. One of the founders of the ORIGINAL Bob Marley Birthday Tribute held Annually in Trenchtown, Kingston, Jamaica, is also the 20 year+ Originator of the San Luis Obispo Celebration which will be held SLO Brew Live, as he returns from Trenchtown, Jamaica. Ras Danny was a close friend, disciple& musical contemporary of Robert Nesta Marley, Peter Tosh, Bunny Wailer, and many of the Trenchtown Artistic movers that helped introduce Reggae music to the World. He has toured with Reggae Grammy Winners& Elite’s, and is the leader of the sizzling Ras Danny & The Reggae All Stars, which features local musicians. Ras Danny is a Central Coast icon who has spread his message for over two decades in SLO County and beyond. We are Blessed to have Ras Danny among us. Rastafari
Chilean Sea Bass, poached in butter, herbs, white wine, brown Basmati rice, blistered tomato and cucumber relish – 24
Join us for a evening with Garden Party! Four well seasoned, long time musicians with a passion for music playing covers of 60’s and 70’s folk rock music.
Danny Grasseschi 6 and 12 string acoustic guitar and vocals.
Mike Bacciarini Pedal Steel Guitar, Lap Steel Guitar, Acoustic Guitar and Vocals
Damon Urenda Bass and vocals.
Steve Hilstein Drums, percussion and vocals.
Wine Brews Menu. Locals. Puffers is the place.
Pricey Diggs features Mark McMillen along with Annie Boreson. They have recently embarked on camper inspired road trips up and down the California, Oregon, and Washington coastlines as the duo “Pricey Diggs”. Annie (Tipsy Licks) on cajon/vocals, and Mark (Pricey Diggs) on keyboards/vocals, play a variety of R&B, Latin, Reggae, Jazz, Country, Pop, Funk, Rock, as well as originals.
Mark has a rich history with music part of which included twenty-five years of touring with RnB singer/songwriter legend Bobby Caldwell (“What You Won’t Do For Love”). Mark co-wrote “Call Me Up”, “I Give In”, “It’s All Coming Back To Me Now”, and “What About Me” with Bobby, all in the Caldwell discography. Mark also has recorded three CD’s of his own, “It’s About Time”, “Mark McMillen” and the latest, “Keenyo,” which all feature original songs. He has shared the stage and opened shows for Santana, Tina Turner, Weather Report, Randy Crawford, Boney James, Eric Benet, Al Cooper, Anjani, Leonard Cohen, Ramsey Lewis, and Brian Auger. Want more? https://www.priceydiggs.com/
Tumblin Dice Stones Tribute
Our evening show, Tumblin Dice brings together Ron Pagan vocals/guitar, Mark Walters vocals/bass, Don Utterback vocals/drums. (All from Back Bay Betty)& Richard Ramsey Sax/Harmonica. (Sound Investment) With this much talent in the house and a Stones Tribute….you got yourself what we call a fine night! Puffers is the place.
Join us for our early show as Sonya Heller cooks up her jazz inflected vocals and folk roots with equal parts American sass and her grandmothers Slavic drama. She cut her teeth at NYC’s iconic Bitter End, The Living Room and the Knitting Factory in the footsteps of Joni Mitchell, Laura Nyro and Leonard Cohen, whose poetic genius sparked her very early on.
Rolling Stone Mag.- “Sonya Heller is very much her own artist and comes alive onstage” . A Billboard Honoree and winner of the Indiegrrl Songwriter of the Year for her song “Justine.” Soundtrack for the award winning documentary “Sisters in Resistance” (PBS, Avignon and Human Rights Watch film festivals) Sonya’s latest release “17 West” has recently been nominated by Just Plain Folks for excellence in three categories, including best Singer Songwriter Album. Crossroads Mag.-“Listening to her, we are carried away into the “atmospheric” universe of her voice.” Want more: https://sonyaheller.com/home
Seared fresh Yellowfin, butter lettuce, haricot verts, boiled baby reds, cornichon, olives
Rachel Santa Cruz
Join us for a soulful, moving to the beat evening with Singer/Songwriter Rachel Santa Cruz! Come share the moments Rachel brings every time she plays PoP!
Singer/Songwriter Crimson Skye has just returned from 1st Annual Bakersfield Music Awards. Guess what? ARTIST OF THE YEAR!! Also won Single of the Year & Video of the Year for her song “Deck of Cards. She says she’s here to provide “raw music for the people, I believe that art is medicine. Life is full of synchronicity and everything happens for a reason. I hope that you find comfort in my music” Join her for our early show. Want more? https://crimsonskye.bandcamp.com/
Singer/Songwriter, Dulcie Taylor will be bringing her amazing originals and covers back to PoP. Most recently released “Better Part of Me“. Critics embrace Taylor with numerous reviews including, “Dulcie Taylor is a gifted writer; she also has a compelling voice which she employs with nuance and emotion.” – Dirty Linen; “Mesmerizing” – Barnes & Noble; and “Taylor is a poet, a romantic” – The Washington Post. Like Other Side of the Bed, Diamond & Glass won the coveted Wammie Award (Best Contemporary Folk Recording). . Accompanied by George Nauful, guitar and vocals and Tracy Morgan on percussion they will fill you up on a Sunday evening. Want more?: http://dulcietaylor.com/
Equinox Jazz Band
Equinox is a powerful band of top jazz – fusion musicians on the central coast. Featuring John Flitcraft-Bass & Guitar. Ron McCarley-Saxophone. Tom Bethke-Guitar. Dean Giles-Drums . Their repertoire includes original compositions as well as classic jazz. Sit back. Sip wine and let it take you!
Miss Leo – Solo
Miss Leo writes catchy folk songs with lyrics that draw straight from the heart. The wide range of her voice is effortlessly smooth and captivates audiences of any musical taste. Some of her influences include Joni Mitchell, Neil Young, The Grateful Dead, Emmylou Harris, Dolly Parton, and many more. Miss Leo also plays with some of the top local bluegrass musicians to form the Central Coast’s finest good-time string-band, Miss Leo and Her Bluegrass Boys! Their music is rooted in a blend of traditional folk & bluegrass, classic rock and even soul sounds.