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Explosion 1: Pre-game  Special

$2 DOMESTICS

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Whiskey Island

"PEOPLE'S CHOICE"

AWARD WINNERS

@

Great Lakes Brew B-Q

with our

Thank You Thank YOU very much

 

WILBERTS IS OUTSTANDING!
Home of The
$2 DOMESTICS-$3 BOMBS
Labatts and Labatts Lite-the BIG BOYS - 16oz-Yea just 2 bucks too!
FireBalls are just $4  & so are  shots of Jameson.
Where everything is homemade Fresh and down right delicious!
1/2 Slab of Ribs with hand cut Fries and a Salad - JUST $9.99 (HH)
The BEST Homemade barbeque sauce- It's Sweet-Smokey-Spicy!!!
We pride ourselves on having the
Best Service
Best Food
at The Best Price in the neighborhood
+ Awesome Music! = Home of over 90-Grammy Winners!
So see us before during and after the tribe games.
In the Historic Caxton building just north of the stadium off Bolivar and east 9th;
WILBERTS-Bringing you over 120 years of Miller Hospitality to Cleveland!
OUTSTANDING!

 

Wilbert's Food & Music
812 Huron Avenue E.
Cleveland, Ohio 44115
216.902.4663

 

All shows are all ages. 

Weekend shows 8:00 p.m.

unless otherwise noted, with doors 2 hours before show

time. Dinner reservations are suggested. You can make

them by calling or texting me

@ Text>

2163755966

If you leave a message make sure you leave your phone #, and we'll call you back with a reservation conformation, or better yet,-you can e-mail

us at

wilberts812@sbcglobal.net

Dinner reservations must be made for at least an hour or more before show time. By 7pm week days and 8pm week ends

Thanks MM!

A website helping fans of concerts and events find hotels close to the
venues →

ConcertHotels.com

 

EVAN (my oldest son) AND GATEMOUTH!

Great Place for

a Party!

We'll cater to all your wants & needs!

Special Menus,

Open Bar/Cash Bar

Holiday & Cocktail Parties,

Receptions & Rehearsal Dinners, Wakes & Weddings, Retirements, Farewells, Etc…… We've done themAll Such as...

(Jane Scott's 75 B-Party!)

Mike Millers

Cell # 216.375.5966

e-mail wilberts812@sbcglobal.net

Delta Zeta Formal →

Thank you so much for all

of your services on

Saturday night. Everyone

had a blast and said the

food was amazing!! This

was the perfect place to

have our fall formal. Everything you have done

is greatly appreciated. Hopefully we can hold another event there soon.

I will definitely keep in

touch with you

 

ON TAP!

Founders

Dirty Bastard

TRULY

OUTSTANDING!!!

Look: dark ruby brown
Smell: heavy, chocolate/espresso, heavier fruits, malty
Taste: intense woody, smokey, chocolate/espresso, heavy malt flavor
Aftertaste: stays with you, this will definitely put hair on your chest!

Great Lakes Christmas Ale

"Christmas Crack!"

A gorgeous brown with red color. And a thick body with a thick head. The beer has a great sweetness with spice, malt, and hops in the aroma and flavor. Great alcohol content, but the alcohol never overpowers the flavor. The drink is smooth and you never get that much too bitter aftertaste in the back of your throat. Amazing.

 

Urban Artifact Milkman Stout

Maple Breakfast Stout is an espresso-colored, roasty delight. An 8% autumn drinker, this balanced stout is spiced with almonds, vanilla, cinnamon, and real maple syrup - like a bite of french toast with your coffee on a cool day.

Sweetwater

Blue 

Always the funky favorite. SweetWater Blue is a unique light-bodied ale with a hint of fresh blueberries. It begins with an appealing blueberry aroma and finishes as a surprisingly thirst-quenching ale.

 

Portside Brewery

Marblehead Amber Ale

Marblehead lighthouse has been the longerst-operating lighthouse on the Great Lakes since it was built in 1821.  nestled into a natural limestone deposit on Lake Erie, it has long served as a beacon in the dark, to warn ships from running aground in the shallow body of water.  Coincidentally, this drinkable amber ale can be your guide through the hectic bustle of mdoern life.  It features low-level toasted mal and slightly sweet, full body, with a fruity hop finish.

 

Market Garden Prosperity Wheat


This wheat beer does it all nicely. It starts a little cloudy with little fizz and a nice pale yellow color. The aroma is strong with wheat malts, yeast and finishing hops. The taste is a nice, slightly off balance, and hoppy. A hefeweizen that makes no attempt at being subtle. This is another exceptional brew from Market Garden. Sweet. Highly recommended

Bell's Winter White Ale

Fermented with a Belgian ale yeast, this blend of barley & wheat malts yields a mixture of clove and fruity aromas, all without the use of any spices. Deliberately brewed to retain a cloudy appearance.

 

Stella Artois Cidre

Crisp and refreshing belgian cider made with hand-picked apples

 

Thirsty Dog 12 Dogs of Christmas Ale

This beer's name sums up the idea of bringing the best together to celebrate. It is filled with seasonal flavors from generous amounts of toasted and caramel malts, mixed with equally generous amounts of honey, cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg. We feel it is the perfect libation, filled with flavors of the season.

Great Lakes Ohio City Oatmeal Stout

Poured a black color with a large frothy brown head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate toasted chocolate and coffee aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium roasted bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. Good thing~ you'll want to drink more than one!

 

Brew Kettle "All For One" Session IPA


This is a very solid session IPA. Citrusy and tropical with lean malts means big hop flavor dominates. It begs you to drink another and another. Yes please. I'm happy to oblige.

GO CAV'S

 

Lager Head

Relaxer IPA

Pours a pale gold with a finger of white head that settles into a film and some trailing lace. Surprisingly herbal, fresh hop nose, kind of dank, with citrus, florals, and pale and bready malts. Flavor is more of the same, but not as pungent. Light-bodied, with medium carbonation and a clean, dry, bitter mouthfeel. Good session IPA

Brew Kettle

Big Woody Lager      

Sweet smelling with a sweet and bitter flavor with alcohol notes present but didn't really affect the flavor. It is really full of taste and sort of reminds me of Breyers Ice Cream-just the raw materials with no extras. This is really an exceptional lager

Fat Head's Bumble Berry

A - Poured a nice crystal clear golden hue with a nice one finger white head that faded to leave a thick halo and light wisping. Solid retention.

S - Ohhhh yah. Blueberry explosion. Fresh berries and light skin notes. There is some faint grain aroma along with some very faint honey aroma. Loving how blueberry forward this is.

T - A tad too much honey for me that overshines the natural sweetness and deliciousness of blueberries. Blueberries are nice, fresh tasting. Almost dessert like. I get some faint malts and super, super light earthy/grassy hops. Mighty tasty.

M - Mouthfeel is great, not over carbonated, not too sweet. I can definitely see gulping this back on a hot summer day.

O - Overall this was a mighty tasty beer, definitely my favourite blueberry beer to date.

 

Young's Double Chocolate Stout

The taste is a mix of Hershey/milk

chocolate, roasted

grain, light bitter coffee roast, and vanilla

 

Guinness

A classic. Mainly

roasted malt, with a

touch of cream and

milk to it

 

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The paradox of our

time in history is that

we have taller

buildings but shorter tempers, wider freeways,but narrower viewpoints. We spend more, but have less.

We buy more, but

enjoy less.

We have bigger

houses and smaller families, more conveniences, but less time. We have more degrees but less

sense, more

knowledge, but

less judgment, more experts, yet more problems, more

medicine, but less wellness.

We drink too much, smoke too much,

spend too recklessly, laugh too little,drive

too fast, get too angry, stay up too late, get up too tired, read too little, watch TV too much,

and pray too seldom.

We

have multiplied our possessions, but

reduced our values.

We talk too much, love too seldom, and hate

too often. We've

learned how to make a living, but not a life.

We've added years

to life not life to years.

We've been all the

way to the moon and back, but have trouble crossing the street to meet a new neighbor.

We conquered outer space but not inner space.

We've done larger

things, but not better things. We've cleaned

up the air, but polluted

the soul. We've conquered the atom,

but not our prejudice.

We write more, but

learn less. We plan

more, but accomplish less. We've learned to rush, but not to wait.

We build more

computers to hold

more information, to produce more copies

than ever, but we communicate less and less.

These are the times of fast foods and slow digestion, big men and small character, steep profits and shallow relationships. These

are the days of two incomes but more

divorce, fancier

houses, but broken homes.

These are days of

quick trips, disposable diapers, throwaway orality, one night

stands, overweight bodies, and pills that

do everything from

cheer, to quiet, to kill.

It is a time when there

is much in the

showroom window and nothing in the

stockroom. A time

when technology can bring this letter to you, and a time when you

can choose either to share this insight, or to just hit 'delete'.

Remember, spend

some time with your

loved ones, because

they are not going to

be around forever.

Remember, say a kind word to someone, who looks up to you in awe, because that little

person soon will grow

up and leave your side. Remember, to give a warm hug to the one

next to you, because

that is the only

treasure you can give

with your heart and it doesn't cost a cent.

Remember, to say,

"I love you" to your

partner and your loved ones, but most of all

mean it. A kiss and an embrace will mend hurt when it comes from

deep inside of you.Remember to hold hands and cherish the moment for someday

that person will not be there again.

Give time to love, give time to speak and give time to share the

precious thoughts in

your mind.

A Message by

George Carlin

Reminder

We're always  open

before all Indians/Cav's home Monsters, Gladiators  Games or ALL Gateway Events..........with

$2-Domestics

-Labatt blue,Budweise, .Bud

Light, Coors light MGD, Miller Lite,

Miller high life,Rolling

Rock, PBR

$3- Microbrews-

Michelob Ultra,

Bud Lime, Great Lakes

Dortmunder,

Blue Moon,

Samuel Adams

Cherry, Grape, Jagger, Orange Bombs $3

$6 Irish

Car

Bombs!

Right On!

-Tell your Friends!

 

Get It ToGo!!!

 

"When I went to school, they askedme what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down 'happy'. They told me I didn't understand the assignment, and I told them they didn't understand life."
John Lennon

 

Friday December 9

CAVALIERS VS. MIAMI HEAT

With The Best Specials DOWNTOWN!

$2 DOMESTICS ~ $3 BOMBS

$4 FireBalls & shots of LeBronJameson

PLUS

1/2 Slab of Ribs & Fries + Salad = $9.99

Happly Hour w/

FOLK SATIRIST/AMERICAN SONGSTER from East Nashville, TN

Darrin Bradbury

Rolling Stone named Darrin ‘one of the top 10 New Country Artists you need to know

Off-color folk music celebrating the humor & heartbreak of the American underbelly with songs of roadkill junkies Daffy Duck & Danzig~Rolling Stone

Later at 9:30

A crowd winning blend of gut bucket delta grit, memphis soul, gospel spirit and funky rhythm and blues.

Blues Souther Soul Singer Songwriter Guitarist from Buffalo, NY

David Michael Miller

and The Other Sinners

Awards ...

"Best Blues Male Vocalist" from Night-Life Magazine
"Artist of the Year" - Arts Services Institute of WNY

Miller and The Other Sinners is a nationally touring Southern Soul band from Buffalo, NY, bringing a blend of gut bucket delta grit, memphis soul, gospel spirit and funky rhythm and blues.  Since August of 2015, they have performed over 230 shows across 16 states from house parties to festivals.  They have an unforgettable show filled with infectious grooves and tremendous musicianship all supporting well written songs that really connect.  
David Michael Miller, founder, lead vocalist, guitarist and songwriter for Miller and The Other Sinners, is a well established musician in the Western New York music scene, for 6 years fronting the band, Dive House Union (DHU) which recorded two live albums, one in the prestigious Kleinhan's Music Hall in Buffalo, NY and one in the historic Aurora Theater, in East Aurora, NY.  David has shared the stage with artists such as Tedeschi Trucks Band, Steve Miller Band, Joe Bonamassa, Jonny Lang, Gary Clark Jr., Bobby Blue Bland, Jimmie Vaughan, Shemekia Copeland, Lowest of the Low and many others.  With his band Miller and The Other Sinners they rocked stages at festivals nationwide such as Muskiest 2016, Telluride Blues and Brews Festival 2016 w/Isaac Aragon, Silver City Blues Festival 2016 and the Boots, Brews and Bacon Festival 2016. David represented the WNY Blues Society in 2013 and 2014 at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis in both the Band and Solo/Duo categories.  He continues to participate in the Blues in the Schools program in Western New York.  In 2013, 2014 and 2015, he was presented with the best Male Blues Vocalist Award by Buffalo's Night Life Magazine and in 2015 was presented with the Arts Services Institute award for "Artist of the Year." 
David's has built on the successful independent release of his first solo album in 2014, Poisons Sipped, which landed in the the top 25 Blues Rock Albums of 2014 on the Roots Music Report.  His new album, Same Soil, debuted at #11 the second week of July on the RMR Blues chart and then climbed to #3 with two songs in the top 50 Blues songs played worldwide on radio and internet radio.  
David is accompanied by a killer core of “Other Sinners" including, Jay Moynihan on sax and guitar (Buddy Guy's former sax player for nearly 10 years), often members of the world renown Campbell Brothers and several other talented WNY musicians rounding out the band depending on the show.

Saturday December 10

CAVALIERS VS. CHARLOTTE HORNETS

With The Best Specials DOWNTOWN!

$2 DOMESTICS ~ $3 BOMBS

$4 FireBalls & shots of LeBronJameson

PLUS

1/2 Slab of Ribs & Fries + Salad = $9.99

@9pm

Jazzy Pop Rock JIVE!-from North Canton OH-IO

Allen Cruz &

The Galaxy

Singing and performing was always the plan for Chicago native, Allen Cruz. Songwriting became a focal point while he dabbled in different bands through-out high school. After going to college for musical theatre, Allen set his sights on creating high energy pop rock in Canton, Ohio. In his adventures navigating through his new environment, Allen found Josh Huddleston, Ben Stover, and Andy Cernava to breathe new life and style into his solo acoustic songs.

Josh is an incredibly smooth electric blues guitarist with a sultry voice inspired by the famous John Mayer. Ben adds energized room filling drums with a passion for rock and country. Andy completes the band with creative skill and knowledge of the bass guitar, and a non stop smile on stage. A year of playing wineries, rock clubs, dive bars, birthday parties and weddings led The Galaxy to record their first album in 2014 called, “Talk About the Moon.” With big-band jazz inspired songs like, “Hugs n' Kisses” to the angry Latin rock tune called, “Mirrors” The album has received high praise online, “Overall, this is an album that is enjoyable for multiple generations. It's very mood-lifting and fun with a wide variety of genres blended together to give you something new and interesting.” (Bronlyn Thurman via teatimewiththemadartist.com )

Named after a popular comic book movie, Allen Cruz & The Galaxy have become the band to dance along with in 2015 into 2016. Their tight musicality, soaring vocals, catchy songwriting, impressive guitar solos, and exciting energy on stage has infectiously captivated audiences. Plans for a second album are on the way, along with a consistent schedule of live public and private events. Make sure to catch their awesome dance moves at a local show, replay their videos on Youtube, and follow this growing band as they show you their side of the pop rock universe.

 

Sunday December 11

Opening @9am

With The Best Specials in The Neighborhood!

Cincinnati Bengals vs Cleveland Browns

BROWNS BREAKFAST

WITH

Best Bloody Mary's $4 / Dam Delicious Mimosa $3

+

Breakfast Specials

Breakfast Burrito

Breakfast Quesadilla

PLUS

With The Best Specials DOWNTOWN!

$2 DOMESTICS ~ $3 BOMBS

$4 FireBalls & shots of LeBronJameson

PLUS

1/2 Slab of Ribs & Fries + Salad = $9.99

 

Monday December 12

The Cleveland Blues Society

Holiday Jam

With

REAL DEAL BLUES BAND

Cleveland Priemer Blues Rock Band

Tuesday December 13

Happy Hour with

Singer/Songwriter & front man for Alt-Rock/Americana act Wounded Knee

Marc Delgado

Marc Delgado is a Singer/Songwriter & front man for Alt-Rock/Americana act Wounded Knee. When not writing, recording & performing with the band, Marc tours endlessly as a Solo act. In the past year & a half Delgado has played well over 200 Solo shows. His songs are eclectic & unexpected & deal with characters trying to make sense of The American Landscape

Wednesday December 14

MONSTERS VS. IOWA WILD

HAPPY HOUR

With The Best Specials DOWNTOWN!

$2 DOMESTICS ~ $3 BOMBS

$4 FireBalls & shots of LeBronJameson

PLUS

1/2 Slab of Ribs & Fries + Salad = $9.99

 

Friday December 16

Musical Showcase

Saturday December 17

Indie Blues Dream Rock from Cleveland OH

Hello Violet

MEET THE BAND: Eric Hellinger (guitar), Annastacia (vocals), Austin Harpel (drums), Phillip Martin (bassist)

THIS TIME IT'S SERIOUS: The band came together about a year ago as singer Annastacia, who says she "knew of" guitarist Eric Hellinger from other musicians, heard the guy playing at Mohawk Studios in Huron where she was recoding her "folk-y" solo project. "I thought it couldn't be the Eric, but it was," she says. "In a creepy twist of fate way, I met the other guys in a studio as well." Prior to forming Hello Violet, Annastacia had only sung in high school bands that she says weren't very serious. "We had more pizza practice than practice practice," she says, explaining that practice would regularly get short and turn into a pizza party.

A VARIETY OF INFLUENCES: Annastacia says band members didn't get together as a group of friends as much as a group of musicians. "We all have different backgrounds," she says. "We come from all different places. I know Pink Floyd was initially a big inspiration, but we went in a bluesier direction. I have a love of R&B slow jams and Eric is the blues fan. We were working on one song, and Eric said he could pick a fight with the blues any night, so the blues aspect wouldn't be there but for his bitching guitar."

AN AUSPICIOUS DEBUT: The songs on the band's new EP, All or Nothing, emerged from a jam session. "When we first started playing together, Eric and I just wanted to schedule a jam," says Annastacia. "As a vocalist, it's an interesting experience. I had prepared lyrics from this big book, and he had a compilation of riffs. We decided which lyrics evoke the best emotion from those riffs. We would strip a song down and change the lyrics out. We wrote the first four songs quickly and thought we were hot shit." The other songs took a little longer to compose.

WHY YOU SHOULD HEAR THEM: Songs such as "Trigger Happy " feature intricate guitar riffs and fluttering vocals (think Cranberries); on the other hand, the title track simmers with intensity as Annastacia drops the f-bomb. "To be quite frank, it's about suicide in general," she says when asked about the title track. "I'm a woman and for women in the music industry, the pressure is on. I thought I could be in the industry for ten or 12 years, but you start to realize that it's all or nothing. It's about desperation and giving everything and nobody cares. There's not enough rope to tie the anchor to the boat." Annastacia says the band has written a handful of new songs it hopes to record in February. "The new songs are darker," she says. "We have chosen to stick to the blues. Some of it sounds like [acclaimed singer-songwriter] Josh Ritter, and we've written a lot of story songs too."

 

Saturday January 7

Celebrate Elvis Birthday

w/Johnny Elvis & the Crown Electrics

 

Friday January 21

Gritty, Rockin’ Soul Blues from Ridgway PA

The Charlie Wheeler Band

Northern PA's rock trio, the Charlie Wheeler Band, delivers rippin' guitar jams that make their bad-ass live shows a high energy experience where fans party hard all night long. The band's hard-driving, blue-collar soul music is reminiscent of the Black Crowes and The Allman Brothers Band, coupled with the blunt force of Pearl Jam. With lyrics that can at times be light, heavy, deep, and even funny, the band's songs tell stories of life, love, and living life on the edge.

Hailing from a small town called Ridgway, PA, the Charlie Wheeler Band exudes a toughness that can only be cultivated in the working class environs from which they've emerged. Powered by the rhythm section of Rad Akers on Drums (Big Leg Emma) and Dave Fink on Bass (That Dog In Egypt), Charlie Wheeler describes the band as a “song first” type of band. Fans and critics alike appreciate the band's balance of sharp songwriting, engaging vocals and skilled musicianship. With songwriting that is entertaining, even a little irreverent at times, the Charlie Wheeler Band never disappoints with a powerhouse show and sick guitar jams.

While expansive, improvisational jamming is a key component to their live show, their third album Rewind is a solid group of structured songs which allow Wheeler to tear into his vocal and lead guitar work with reckless, pent up hostility. Raves Lou Lombardi of Blue Rock Review, “While Charlie is a great guitarist and vocalist, what really makes Rewind work is the songwriting. Strip away the crushing rhythm section, smoking guitar work, snarling vocals, and we are left with a set of very beautiful and touching songs.” Michael Greenblatt of the Aquarian Weekly said of the album that he was excited to “find some good rock ‘n' roll again after almost giving up!” The summer of 2016 promises a new release and touring up and down the East Coast and into the Midwest.

 

Friday January 27

CLE ROCK ~ reminiscent of Graham Parker

You're Among Friends

You're Among Friends will celebrate their tenth anniversary by playing a show at Wilbert's on January 27, 2017!  If you need to get caught up on the first decade of music from this Cleveland-based rock band, all four of their releases are available at http://youreamongfriends.bandc amp.com .  You might want to start with their latest album, As We Watch the Years Go... , which was described by Scene Magazine as "rollicking blues at its core with a sugary coating of power pop, doused in more than just a little bit of '90s alt-rock nostalgia."  Founding members Anthony Doran (lead vocals and guitar) and Kevin Trask (bass and backing vocals) have worked together to lead the band through its various incarnations over the years.  Recent addition Chris Szuch (drums) has already proven to be a perfect fit — both personally and musically.  With plans to continue playing shows around Northeast Ohio while working on a new batch of recordings, 2017 just might be YAF's best year yet!  

Saturday January 28

FOLKGRASS from Lakewood,N Y/ Jamestown,N Y

Out of BIG LEG EMMA come Steve Johnson (Lead/Rhythm Guitar, Vocals) with his new band

THE PROBABLES

See them live -FREE/ No Cover 9pm

The Probables are best described as Fire Folkgrass Roots Rock, with a driving edge through deep cutting echo's of the roots folk world, this five memeber group can bring it and provoke thought at the same time. The Probables are...Stev e Johnson, former frontman for BIG LEG EMMA, Tom Hodges (former lead guitar player from BIG LEG EMMA),Dyla n Derby (THE DERBINES) Stand up Bass and Matt Gronquist (Accordian ,Fiddle,Mandolin)

So much great music comes from the great state of New York that it can be a bit overwhelming sometimes to wade through all the new releases. The Probables broke though the stack for me and made an impression with their new EP The Home. They call it Folkgrass and I tend to agree. Song writer and singer Steve Johnson gives us some great folk lyrics but I think Its Matt Gronquist on Accordian, Fiddle and Mandolin who crosses it over into that wonder blend of Bluegrass and Folk that makes this band a instant fave. The songs "I'm Home"  and "Homeward Bound" were instant standoutsfor me and should be added to any Bluegrass or Folk radio rotation.

Saturday March 18

With sultry, mesmerizing vocals, engaging songwriting talent + fiery slide guitar work from Sydney Australia

Kara Grainger

"But the highlight of the opening set will be Aussie soul slinger Kara Grainger who is known for her groove-rooted sound and mean slide guitar; her sultry vocal melting hearts and minds, a true delight to see". -Zaki Zufri, Insing.com 

Kara Grainger boasts an impressive set of skills. This Australian singer, songwriter and guitarist may evoke comparisons to Bonnie Raitt, but she bears a style all her own, a relentlessly seductive, distinctly modern take on roots, blues and soul music.
At the age of 16 Kara joined with her brother Mitch Grainger to form the band "Papa Lips". The band toured consistently throughout Australia and produced two studio albums that received critical acclaim and were played on several radio stations nationally. The band was heavily influenced by the soul sounds from Stax recording in Memphis, and by the funk, soul and blues from New Orleans.

In 2008 Kara signed to Australian label "Craving Records" with whom Kara released her debut recording " Grand and Green River". The recording was co produced in the US with David Kalish and remained in the top 30 of the Americana Charts for 38 straight weeks. 
Since then she has made two further albums whilst residing in the US. Her second recording ”LA Blues" was performed live at Studio City Sound and engineered by producer Tom Weir. The recording paid tribute to some of Kara's earliest blues inspirations. In 2013 kara recorded and released "Shiver and Sigh" through Los Angeles record label "Eclecto Groove." The album was produced by grammy award winning producer David Z and featured some of LA's finest musicians including Mike Finnigan, Hutch Hutchinson, James Gadson and Kirk Fletcher among others. 
Since her beginnings playing the pub scene of Balmain in Sydney Australia, Kara's music has taken her on an incredible journey throughout the globe. She has traveled to Indonesia several times to perform at the Jakarta International Blues Festival, performing together with her band and also as a special guest with The Jakarta  Women's Blues Review.  In 2011 she toured Japan with "The Swampers and Donnie Fritts”, (the infamous house Rhythm section for "Fame Recordings" in Muscle Shoals). Kara has taken her band to Switzerland where she performed at the Lucerne Blues Festival as well as The Sierre Blues Festival'. She also has toured in Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg and Spain.
In 2015 Kara performed at the "Beautiful swamp Festival" in Calais France and also to sell out crowds on her debut tour of the Uk. This tour included performances at “The Voodoo Rooms” in Edinburgh and ”Ronnie Scotts",  Londons premier blues and jazz venue.
Recently Kara was also invited to play in North east India by the Himalayan Blues Foundation. Her live performance at the "18 degrees cultural Festival”, was an absolute career highlight. The show was incredibly well received and the local people of Shillong were thrilled and amazed after being introduced to the slide guitar for the very first time.
In the US, Kara has performed at several Festivals such as The Portland Waterfront Blues Festival and Blues from the Top in Colorado.  Kara has also  appeared at the Austin City Limits Music Festival.
She has also opened for many extraordinary acts such as Peter Frampton, Buddy Guy, Taj Mahal and Jonny Lang to name a few.
Kara is currently working on a new cd which is set to be released in the Summer of this year. The recording is shaping up to have plenty of the roots and blues flavor for which she has become known, and also focuses on a simple production highlighting Kara's beautiful vocal and incredible handling of the slide guitar.

 

 

FYI-All shows are all ages and the kitchen is open until I go home!

→and remember To be nice & Have A GOOD Time!←

WILBERT'S is Great Music + Delicious food In An Intimate Setting = What a Concept!

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