SATURDAY, SEPT. 7 – COPUS Multimedia Artist Showcases will continue to present not only COPUS, but also the best indie talent in the Bay Area. September 7th Showcase includes singer/songwriter Edward Dix, comedian/performance artist Karen Penley, and hip hop artist/wordsmith The Archivez, plus surprise guests. Artwork by the Fallen Brotherhood collective. Come to vibrant 518 Valencia @ 16th Street (1 block to BART, around the corner from Roxie Theatre). 8-10pm. $10 cover includes Artist Showcase, snacks, and 2 drinks. Http://www.518valencia.org.
Lots of things happening these days among the COPUS crew … check it out!
1. THURSDAY, MAY 30th – Monica Williams (flutist) is the conductor of the Flock of Flutes ensemble at Civic Arts in Walnut Creek. On Thursday evening the FOF will once again be performing its classical and modern repertoire including two pieces composed by Wendy Loomis: “Poem for Innocence” with Wendy on piano; and “Lake Tear of the Clouds” featuring a contrabass solo and piano and flute by Wendy and Monica (aka Phoenix Rising). In addition, the Jazz Band will play Big Band favorites by Tommy Dorsey and Benny Goodman. 7:30pm Walnut Creek Civic Arts, 111 N. Wiget Lane, Walnut Creek Tickets $10. Information call 925-943-5846 or http://www.ci.walnut-creek.ca.us/cae/news/details.asp?NewsID=787
2. FRIDAY, JUNE 7th – Artist Showcase. Every FIRST FRIDAY of the month COPUS Multimedia presents the best indie talent in the Bay Area at the beautiful WestSide [...]
COPUS is once again returning to its roots of presenting and producing the
best indie talent in the Bay Area. Every First Friday of the month -
beginning April 5th - the beautiful WestSide ArtHouse will be rockin' with
singers, songwriters, poets, instrumentalists and comedians.
Poet, Spoken Word Artist Royal Kent performs his timely and classic poem "Haves & Have Nots" for the people of San Francisco for the fifth annual "POEM DOME" aka 'Poems Under The Dome'... http://lyricalpoetryandmusic.blogspot.com/
After a 15 month hiatus while Terri and John have been focusing on completion of the new Nightforest Studios based in Nicasio, Nightsage has put the band back together and will appear LIVE at Rancho Nicasio, Friday, March 11, 2011 at 8:30 p.m. with Special Guest Stars Keith England (Allman Brothers, Trouble Man), and Royal Kent and Wendy Loomis with COPUS. Nightsage is Terri Beausejour (Nightsage – Lead Vocals, Composition), John Neff (Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Keyboards, Composition), Chris Rossi (Guitar), Dennis Suhrke (Keyboards), Bruce Wilmott (Vocals, Bass) and Jimmy Hobson (Drums, Percussion, Arrangements). In addition to numerous Nightsage and John Neff originals, Nightsage will perform material by Steppenwolf, Alex Harvey, Roy Orbison, Chris Isaak, Blondie, Frank Sinatra / Pussycat Dolls, Lady Gaga, Gene Vincent, David Lynch, The Allman Brothers, Keith England, and COPUS.