THE BAND CARTER is an original alternative rock band from the Central Coast of California. They are father-son-daughter trio Ken, Darren, & Molly Doran. Since they began performing together in 2015, they’ve gained loyal fans with their unique sound & infectious energy. Lead singer/pianist/lyricist Darren Doran’s powerhouse vocals shine, while his dad & sister provide stellar backup in the form of heartfelt harmonies, Ken’s lead guitar and Molly’s harmonica. These three love playing live for an audience, and one thing is undeniable; once you’ve heard them do their thing, the band Carter is impossible to forget!
Sherell Jane & Megan Steinke
Sherell Jane is a dynamic singer, and award-winning lyricist. Known for her emotional melodies and high energy performances, Jane uses her strong folk-rock voice to bring you in and take you exactly where you need to go. Listeners often liken her to Tracey Chapman, Ed Sheeran, and Joan Armastrading, but with a classic folk-rock twist. Friendly and professional both on and off stage, Sherell Jane’s love for people and life, creation and connection lies behind everything she does and you’ll be glad you didn’t miss a show. Want More? www.sherelljane.com
Joined by Megan Steinke , Megan is a Jazz/Soul inspired recording artist. In her third and most compelling compilation yet, (“I’m A Bee” June of 2020) Steinke becomes more vulnerable than ever before. Influenced in part by her own coming out process, she tells stories of how she went from carefully guarding herself from the outside world to being someone more open, honest, and free. She uses the power of soulful melody and ambient effect to do so in this stunning 5 song EP. Want more? https://megansteinke.com/
Seafood Bisque: Shrimp/cod/langostino/scallops, creamy and complex – 12
Add fresh Spot Prawn – 6
What to do on a Sunday evening ? Bring your favorite Mom down to PoP for some time well spent with “Those guys” or “Mike Butler Trio”. This New Orleans Jazz Infused acoustic Soul ensemble brings together Mike Butler – Lead Vocals, Guitar, James Gallardo – Upright Bass, Vocals Tony Street- Alto Sax, Lead Vocals, Percussion. Puffers is the place.
Mexican white shrimp, couscous, red bell pepper, scallion, garlic, coriander, turmeric, saffron, butter w chopped almonds
James Rivers Band
James Rivers (Vox / Guitar) Tyler Mitchell (Bass) bringing some blues, rock and more to lay down some good vibrations on a Sunday evening. Wine. Brews. Menu. Puffers is the place.
Rachel & Bobby Santa Cruz Trio
Join us for a soulful, dancing, moving to the beat evening with this fine trio! Rachel Santa Cruz- baritone uke/aux percussion/vocals, Bobby Santa Cruz -Bass/vocals. Marty Townsend -guitar/vocals. Wine. Brews. Menu. Locals! Puffers is the place.
Join us for 2AM at PoP! Anthony Michael and Brent Williams with Michael Arriola on percussion and sax . This well versed trio will be bring it on with Smooth, R&B, Soul, and more. Originals and some old favorites. Everything you need for a Friday night vibe!
Paul Hayward is what happens when a young Appalachian farm boy inherits a Laurel Canyon record collection and learns to sing by listening to the only AM radio station available, a 1970’s New York City soul station. Want More? https://paulhayward.com/
Burning” James Scoolis (guitars, vocals and soul)
James has been setting the guitar neck afire while singing in blues, soul and rock bands for over 40 years. James is a captivating double threat: a soulful singer and greasy, funky and bluesy guitar player. His fretboard influences range from blues greats like B.B. King, Albert Collins, and Eric Clapton to soul and funk masters like Steve Cropper, Jimmy Nolen and Walter Washington. His vocal influences are many: James Brown, Al Green, Marvin Gaye, Sam Cooke to name a few.
Matthias Clark & The Soul Poets
“Matthias Clark …. contains all of the elements of Americana folk pop rock sensibilities of a bygone era when artists actually could sing, write, emote and perform with seasoned chops and abilities. Matthias proves that there is still good music out here in cyberspace, you just have to seek to find clear fresh waters. Here you have found the well. Check out all of Matthias’s other offerings. You will be baptized by fire and water by this talented man. ” Kenny Lee Lewis (Steve Miller Band), Youtube She’s Everything by Matthias Clark – DistroKid
P.E.I Mussels in smoked paprika broth/leeks/garlic/crostini
Singer/Songwriters Alan Vogan and Jeff Cannon bring Surfeza back to PoP! With a freshly pressed CD riding the waves, they’ll share a mix of surf, beer and original tunes from the central coast and favorite songs with a twist, for a fun, relaxing time.
Bob and Wendy
Bob and Wendy are back in the house for a Sunday evening. When asked to describe her songwriting Wendy Liepman states, “Every song contains a grain of truth, although some of the names and stories have been changed to protect the innocent.” Join them for a fine musical experience. Want more? https://bobwendy.com/