4/3/2018  Entertainment News from

Coastal Beauty
KIKI
WOW

Providing Quality Live Entertainment for the Monterey Peninsula

kikiwow@mac.com
831-235-7662
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photo by Kiki Wow

Hello Good Peeps! Sending you Easter blessings and love and a very interesting link of the week I came across by íchanceí that you may find as interesting as I did. I really enjoyed not having big plans for the Easter weekend and actually spent a lot of time outside in the garden and in nature. I even threw a baseball back and forth with a friend (havenít done that in ages). The weather was sensational and I found myself in a reflective headspace as I walked through the meadow with the dogs. Just so thankful for everything.

I got a kick that some audience members came to our gig because they heard us on KPIG radio! Ah, how I love it when you make the effort to come out to shows, mine included. It makes what I do worthwhile. We got some really good feedback so thanks for taking the time to let me know you listened.

Aprilís calendar is stellar! I found an awesome listening room perfect for our Sunday afternoon showcases for the incredible artists on tour. Itís called íThe Labí located in the Barnyard in Carmel. This will be my 4th show there and the featured musician THIS SUNDAY at 4:30pm is the mega talented Mark Stuart, who toured with Steve Earle and married his sister, Stacey. This traveling troubadour is on tour and heíll also be on KPIG Sunday morning to get a tease of his talent. The following week on 4/15 is Kunkel & Harris (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band) and you can reserve your seats or buy tickets online below. These intimate concerts is a great way to meet like-minded people who appreciate music and great songwriting.

This weekís link of the week at the bottom popped up when I did some research on the Easter holiday - bunnies vs. Jesus. I was very intrigued by this non-Christianís account of what went down 1,985 years ago. Taken from the Roman records, It is Pilateís official report to Tiberius Caesar recounting his actions before and during the arrest, trial, crucifixion, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. I was really surprised to read his account of events and I hope you will take the time to check it out too. Enjoy the scroll.


6 Apr 2018 ~ Fri  
6:00 pm - 8:00pm
  Donation
The Fields of Eden
Easy Listening
Courtside Bistro   831-484-6000
Chamisal Tennis Club ~ Off Laureles Grade
Great Food & Music

Our band is more and more solid each week that we play. We invite music friends to come up and play with us, so if youíre a musician, come on by and sit in with us. Itís a hoot - and the food is delicious! Happy to have Ron Beckett with us on bass.

About: Singer/Songwriter, Kiki Wow, plays regularly throughout the Monterey Peninsula both classic favorites and original songs. Her engaging vocals and rhythm guitar hit a delightful and familiar chord that has her audiences singing along from the first song on. Greg Edenfield, drummer and mix engineer, puts the right rhythm to all of the songs. He`s got a different kit for each gig, really fun to watch. Ron Beckett is a great new bass player in the area. He`s also a mummy archeologist! Such a pleasure to have Ron keeping the bottom end full of rhythm.

6 Apr 2018 ~ Fri  
6:30 pm - 9:30pm
  Donation
Dave Holodiloff
Bluegrass
Caffe Trieste   831-241-6064
409 Alvarado Ave., Monterey
Masterful Musician

As awesome as it gets, Dave is a fantastic super musician so youíre head will be spinning and your mouth will be grinning.

About: Dave Holodiloff is a mandolin player, vocalist, composer, and band leader known for his inventive arrangements, expressive musicianship and ability to inspire partnerships with amazing musicians. Dave has made a name for himself both as a performer at festivals and concert venues and as an acoustic event entertainment specialist, bringing the party to weddings and events throughout Northern California and beyond. A devoted craftsman on the mandolin, his extensive repertoire spans Bluegrass, Jazz, Celtic, Brazilian, Latin, Gospel, Funk, Rock, Reggae, and Traditional music from around the world. This diverse mastery of styles comes to . . . More »

7 Apr 2018 ~ Sat  
6:30 pm - 9:30pm
  Donation
Kyle Kovalik & Richard Bryant
with Richard Bryant
Caffe Trieste   831-241-6064
409 Alvarado Ave., Monterey
Awesome Duo

Two local guys full of musical passion and talent! I love their originals, skill and Richard has one of the most beautiful voices Iíve ever heard. A real treat - donít miss them.

About: Kyle Kovalik spent many a year chasing songs and rivers around the country and abroad, with residencies or extended travel in most of the western states, among other beautiful places. Recently he settled back on the Monterey Peninsula, the place of his origin. He writes songs of love and loss, heartbreak and hope. A graduate of the Musicianís Institute of Los Angeles, and long time guitarist for the Jackson Sundown Band (Seattle) and indie artist Megan Burtt (Denver), his guitar skills add special flavor to his compositions, beyond the typical strumming troubadour. When heís not playing and singing he can usually be found frolicking . . . More »

7 Apr 2018 ~ Sat  
7:30 pm - 9:30pm
  Donation
Joel Kemps
Funk / Jazz / Blues
Bakai Wine & Tapas   831.324.0862
420 Tyler St., Monterey
Multi-Instrumentalist

Joel plays it all, not only is he a multi-instrumentalist, he plays all styles. Very talented guy.

About: Joel Kemps is a veteran musician who has played blues, jazz and funk for five decades. He has shared stages with many great blues artists.. Joel has fused the genres of roots music into his own style of bluesy, jazzy, foot tapping grooves. Easy on the ears but polished and palatable, his music will put a smile on your face.

8 Apr 2018 ~ Sun  
11:00 am - 11:20am
  Donation
Mark Stuart
Americana
KPIG Featured Artist
With Sleepy John
 
Listen Sunday Mornings 107.5 FM
Heís So Good!

You wonít get enough of him, heís a true blue traveling Troubadour. Do your best to catch his show. All you have to do is tune into 105.7 FM and listen to KPIG’s Please Stand By Show with DJ Sleepy John.

About: Mark Stuart will spend 2018 doing what he has always done. He will tour full-time as a musical artist, bringing his years of experience to the stage. Onstage, his focus is on the songs he has penned and recorded, delivered with a soulful singing voice and highly memorable guitar playing. After many years on the Americana/Folk circuit, Stuart has cultivated a very rounded performance. His show consists of storytelling, flashy guitar "chops", and songs that seem to draw from his rock, blues, country, and folk music roots. Mostly, this artist from Tennessee has toured solo or in a notable duo with his wife ("Stacey Earle & Mark . . . More »

8 Apr 2018 ~ Sun  
4:30 pm - 6:30pm
  $ 20 Donation
Mark Stuart
Americana
The Lab in The Barnyard   831-235-7662
Mouth of the Valley
On Tour!

Heís AWESOME and a special show at THE LAB across from Sur Restaurant in the Barnyard. Heís married to Stacey Earle and toured with her brother, Steve Earle - played with both Earles for years, he’s playing solo this tour. Fantastic guitarist and singer and songwriter. Get your tickets early. Doors open at 4pm for best seating.

About: Mark Stuart will spend 2018 doing what he has always done. He will tour full-time as a musical artist, bringing his years of experience to the stage. Onstage, his focus is on the songs he has penned and recorded, delivered with a soulful singing voice and highly memorable guitar playing. After many years on the Americana/Folk circuit, Stuart has cultivated a very rounded performance. His show consists of storytelling, flashy guitar "chops", and songs that seem to draw from his rock, blues, country, and folk music roots. Mostly, this artist from Tennessee has toured solo or in a notable duo with his wife ("Stacey Earle & Mark . . . More »

FriSatSun
6 Apr ~ 6:00 pm
The Fields of Eden

Easy Listening
Courtside Bistro

6 Apr ~ 6:30 pm
Dave Holodiloff

Bluegrass
Caffe Trieste

7 Apr ~ 6:30 pm
Kyle Kovalik &
Richard Bryant

with Richard Bryant at
Caffe Trieste

7 Apr ~ 7:30 pm
Joel Kemps

Funk / Jazz / Blues
Bakai Wine & Tapas

8 Apr ~ 11:00 am
Mark Stuart

Americana
KPIG Featured Artist
With Sleepy John

8 Apr ~ 4:30 pm
Mark Stuart

Americana
The Lab in The Barnyard

13 Apr ~ 7:30 pm
Amy Obenski

Acoustic Indie
Bakai Wine & Tapas

14 Apr ~ 6:00 pm
The Fields of Eden

Easy Listening
Trailside Cafe

14 Apr ~ 6:30 pm
Joel Kemps

Funk / Jazz / Blues
Caffe Trieste

15 Apr ~ 4:30 pm
Kunkel & Harris

The Lab in The Barnyard

20 Apr ~ 6:00 pm
Kiki Wow & Friends

Easy Listening
Courtside Bistro

21 Apr ~ 6:30 pm
Tom Lawson

Blues
Caffe Trieste

22 Apr ~ 4:30 pm
James Lee Stanley

Singer/Songwriter
The Lab in The Barnyard

27 Apr ~ 6:30 pm
Vick Silva

Blues
Caffe Trieste




Call 831-235-7662 if youíd like to perform

KIKI WOW PRESENTS ... MUSIC ROSTER:

FriApr 6 Dave Holodiloff ~ Bluegrass
SatApr 7 Kyle Kovalik & Richard Bryant ~ Acoustic Indie
SatApr 14 Joel Kemps ~ Funk / Jazz / Blues
SatApr 21 Tom Lawson ~ Blues
FriApr 27 Vick Silva ~ Blues
SatApr 28 The Fields of Eden ~ Easy Listening
FriMay 4 Claude Bourbon ~ Blues
SatMay 5 Harpin and Clark ~ Blues
FriMay 11 Zack Freitas ~ Acoustic Indie
SatMay 12 Wes Kelley & The Lazy Boyz ~ Americana
FriMay 18 Shilstone & Wilson ~ Favorite Classics
SatMay 19 Kenny Stahl ~ Jazz
FriMay 25 The Fields of Eden ~ Easy Listening
SatMay 26 Dan Frechette ~ Americana
FriJun 1 Gerard Egan ~ Country Western
SatJun 2 Nicole Dillenberg ~ Singer/Songwriter

OUTSTANDING FOOD AND LIVE MUSIC

FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS       6:30-9:30PM

Great Italian Food






KIKI WOW PRESENTS ... MUSIC ROSTER:

SatApr 7 Joel Kemps ~ Funk / Jazz / Blues
FriApr 13 Amy Obenski ~ Acoustic Indie
SatMay 5 Boscoeís Brood ~ Singer/Songwriter




Mark Stuart on TOUR Sunday Showcase at 4pm at The LabPresale Tix or Reserved Seating



Kiki Wow & Friends Friday at Chamisal 6-8pm



Super Talented Musician Plays SoloDaves Website



JW Winslow Fresh Art Show



Looper/Singer/Songwriter from SF Amy ObenskiAmyís Website



Co-Founder of Nitty Gritty Dirt Band!



Annual Garden Show in Carmel Valley



Save the Date: A Musical Feast 5/20 at Hidden ValleyPhoto by Bill Burleigh   Vocal Students of Anne Burleigh



"To Leonard With Love" Leonard Cohen TributeGet Tickets or Reserve Seats



Wes Kelley & The Lazy Boyz



Wes Kelleyís Guitars for Sale



FREE CONCERT AT HIDDEN VALLEYPhoto by Bill Burleigh  



GREAT ENTERTAINER!




This Friday at Chamisal

  photo by Kiki Wow

Ron, Greg & I perform on 1st and 3rd Fridays at Chamisalís Courtside Bistro from 6-8pm. We invite you to check it out. You donít have to be a member and the view is great! Itís an early show and weíll get your home by 8:30. :) Thereís always complimentary appetizers and on the 3rd Friday, thereís complimentary wine tasting, what? Thatís right - come and get your fill as they feature different wineries - sure is fun.  

 

Stax Records in Memphis
 

Thanks for Reading & For Your Support

  photo by Kiki Wow

If you need details about an event go to my website at kikiwow.com and click on Events on the left. Anything that is underlined you can click on and go to that site (i.e. venue, bands)

Your donations are very much appreciated = it helps me to keep everything going. If youíd like to advertise an event or garage sale, sell a guitar, its only $25 a week for an ad and my blast now reaches over 8000 people who have signed up to receive it!

Just hit the link below to contribute to the cause. Don’t fret, it will come back to you...it’s the law of giving - when you give, it returns to you.     Help by Giving A Donation At


Taken from Elvis’ Photo Booth
A little photo from Graceland.  

The Nice Things You Say!
Dear Kiki:

I am honored that you share your personal thoughts/feelings with the world. I am still trying to find a comfortable place to put my grief from my Dadís death. Sometimes, I laugh at the memories sometimes i cry and sometimes it just hurts. Filled with missing wanting sadness. Your beauty and your spirit is so life affirming. You show me a way to honor the grief, share with a smile and keep the hope in your heart.

Thank you always for being you. Even though I am 3,016 miles away. Your spirit touches me and ripples throughout the universe:-) Best to you and your new husband!!!!!

Tracy K

 


Local Artist - Sam Johnston

"A Walk at Low Tide", 24 x 36 hand painted by Sam Johnston. Sam also paints family portraits and has painted many homes, families and pets, its amazing someone can illustrate in such detail. Check out his work on his link below - Enjoy!     See Samís Awesome Work

Kiki’s Bitchin’ Water Aerobics Class

  photo by My Office - Love It

Kikiís Water Fitness Classes -- GREAT WORKOUT!

The pool is a nice 82 degrees, super comfortable to work out in. Itís fun and you will feel the results immediately. Come and work out with me in the water:

I teach 10-11AM every Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at Chamisal Pool but starting April 10th we start at 9:30-10:30AM

Hope you can try it out. Feel the power of the water and work against the currents you create - itís an awesome workout because your body stays cool while you work hard.

∑ Aqua is for EVERYONE Ė aqua is a great workout for any age group or skill level

∑ Community Ė . . . More »     chamisal.com


House Sitting & Pet Sitting Services
If you plan on going away for a vacation, holidays or business trip, be sure to send me your dates so I can mark you on my calendar. Weekends and holidays fill up fast.

Music and Pets are my thing! See my website below for references and details below or simply call me at 831-235-7662

Greg & Kiki: "We are proud to say we have over 45 pets we care for throughout the year! Best job we ever had - add music and its a wonderful life."

Meet Kerry & Ruby.     See my website for testimonials & rates



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Link of the Week !


This weekís Link of the Week is a remarkable account of Poncius Pilateís report to Ceasar - and with Easter just passing, I was very intrigued by this non-Christian account of what went down 1,985 years ago. Like Wow Man of God!

Enjoy!

May your week be filled with great surprises.

Yer pal,

- Kiki Wow!

Heaven on Earth


For bookings or comments: kikiwow@mac.com
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