Previous events

Dec14

Bobby Black - “Hawaiian Paradise”

Back Room, Berkeley

Singing a few Hawaiian songs with steel guitar hall-of-famer Bobby Black and friends.

Kathy Sparling, Dennis Finnegan, Karlyn DeSteno

The Monkey House Theater, 1638 University Ave., Berkeley, CA

Joined by Dennis Finnegan on guitar, Felix Sparling on violin/ukulele, and Ira Marlowe on piano/bass. Dennis will also perform a set of his own songs, as will Karlyn DeSteno. The Monkey House is an intimate art space offering high-quality concerts with an old Vaudeville vibe, unusually fine acoustics, and this unusually cute terrier.

RESERVE A SEAT   (On University Ave, three blocks from North Berkeley BART.) Parking is usually easy.

Sliding scale donation of $10-20

Mar30

Crying Time + Kathy Sparling

Make-Out Room, 3225 22nd Street, San Francisco, CA

Sharing the night (and most of the band) with everyone's favorite honkytonk revisionists, Crying Time.

$10

Jul31

Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks

Iguana Dance Club, 240 W 54th St., New York, NY

This happened! Singing with the inimitable Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks.

Oct28

Dodge's Sundodgers

Cafe Leila, 1724 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley, CA

No cover with dinner!

Benefit for Puerto Rico Relief

The Monkey House Theater, 1638 University Ave, Berkeley, CA

DONATION for Hurricane Relief!!

Sep15

Friday's with Charlie

Charlie's Cafe, 3202 Folsom St, San Francisco, CA

Joining songwriter extraordinaire Ira Marlowe and debuting a few new songs in this charming cafe music series. With Felix Sparling on uke and fiddle!

Suggested donation $10

Kathy Sparling @ The Starry Plough

Starry Plough, 3101 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA

$10

Aug13

Dodge's Sundodgers

Cafe Leila, 1724 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley, CA

Jul16

Dodge's Sundodgers

Cafe Leila, 1724 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley, CA

no cover with dinner

Jun18

Dodge's Sundodgers

Cafe Leila, 1724 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley, CA

no cover with dinner

Apr16

Dodge's Sundodgers

Cafe Leila, 1724 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley, CA

Mar26

An Evening with Along Came Jones featuring Karlyn DeSteno

Awaken Cafe, 1429 Broadway, Oakland, CA

Excited to be playing a few of my songs along with the wonderful ACJ repertoire.

$13 Advance/$15 door

Feb13

Dodge's Sundodgers

Cafe Leila, 1724 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley, CA

Jan23

Along Came Jones "Waving Goodbye" CD Release Show #2

Berkeley Arts Festival, 2133 University Ave. @ Shattuck, Berkeley, CA

A collection of related songs written by Dennis Finnegan & Johny Blood performed by the group Along Came Jones (Dennis Finnegan, Myles Boisen, Tim Rowe, Peter Garellick, & Kathy Sparling), with spoken text by Johny Blood and video by Chris Willging on a set designed and lit by William Swanson.Also on January 16th.

Suggested donation $10-$20

Jan16

Along Came Jones "Waving Goodbye" CD Release Show #1

Berkeley Arts Festival, 2133 University Ave. @ Shattuck, Berkeley, CA

A collection of related songs written by Dennis Finnegan & Johny Blood performed by the group Along Came Jones (Dennis Finnegan, Myles Boisen, Tim Rowe, Peter Garellick, & Kathy Sparling), with spoken text by Johny Blood and video by Chris Willging on a set designed and lit by William Swanson.Repeated on January 23.

Suggested donation $10-$20

Jan9

Dodge's Sundodgers

Cafe Leila, 1724 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley, CA

Dec12

Wakefield Jazz Quintet

KG Studios, West Coast Macaroni building, 1250 57th Ave. #25 (second floor), Oakland, CA

Singing a few songs accompanied by the Wakefield Jazz Quintet, including the brand new number, "By This Time Tomorrow." Come for the music, but stay for the art by KG Greenstein!

Free! Spend the money on mosaic art!

Dec5

Dodge's Sundodgers

Cafe Leila, 1724 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley, CA

Nov7

Dodge's Sundodgers

Cafe Leila, 1724 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley, CA

Previous events

Dec14

Bobby Black - “Hawaiian Paradise”

Back Room, Berkeley

Singing a few Hawaiian songs with steel guitar hall-of-famer Bobby Black and friends.

Kathy Sparling, Dennis Finnegan, Karlyn DeSteno

The Monkey House Theater, 1638 University Ave., Berkeley, CA

Joined by Dennis Finnegan on guitar, Felix Sparling on violin/ukulele, and Ira Marlowe on piano/bass. Dennis will also perform a set of his own songs, as will Karlyn DeSteno. The Monkey House is an intimate art space offering high-quality concerts with an old Vaudeville vibe, unusually fine acoustics, and this unusually cute terrier.

RESERVE A SEAT   (On University Ave, three blocks from North Berkeley BART.) Parking is usually easy.

Sliding scale donation of $10-20

Mar30

Crying Time + Kathy Sparling

Make-Out Room, 3225 22nd Street, San Francisco, CA

Sharing the night (and most of the band) with everyone's favorite honkytonk revisionists, Crying Time.

$10

Previous events

Dec14

Bobby Black - “Hawaiian Paradise”

Back Room, Berkeley

Singing a few Hawaiian songs with steel guitar hall-of-famer Bobby Black and friends.

Kathy Sparling, Dennis Finnegan, Karlyn DeSteno

The Monkey House Theater, 1638 University Ave., Berkeley, CA

Joined by Dennis Finnegan on guitar, Felix Sparling on violin/ukulele, and Ira Marlowe on piano/bass. Dennis will also perform a set of his own songs, as will Karlyn DeSteno. The Monkey House is an intimate art space offering high-quality concerts with an old Vaudeville vibe, unusually fine acoustics, and this unusually cute terrier.

RESERVE A SEAT   (On University Ave, three blocks from North Berkeley BART.) Parking is usually easy.

Sliding scale donation of $10-20

Mar30

Crying Time + Kathy Sparling

Make-Out Room, 3225 22nd Street, San Francisco, CA

Sharing the night (and most of the band) with everyone's favorite honkytonk revisionists, Crying Time.

$10

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