Curtis Salgado is an award-winning vocalist and songwriter who was the inspiration behind the creation of The Blues Brothers. Every show he gives his heart and soul, never offering less than 100%. He will be headlining the first event of the 27th Annual Alive After Five Summer Concert Series.
Patricky Sweany is a blues-rock musician who gained his reputation by performing at various blues festivals around the country. He garnered the attention of blues greats Roy Book Binder and Jimmy Thackery with the release of his first CD, I Wanna Tell You.
Based out of New Orleans, The Iguanas have performed their own brand of Americana, one that transcends culture, style, language, and era.
Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside are described as having the same essence and energy as early rock and roll, but with a bit more rock. The band has received many positive reviews and performed on the Late Show with David Letterman.
A banjo virtuoso, Tony Furtado combines the styles of Americana, jazz, blues and rock into rapid-fire, envelop-pushing music.
Pickwick is a band from Seattle, Washington that seamlessly combines gospel and soul into foot-tapping, addictive music. Opening for them will be Thomas Paul.
Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter Dave Alvin will be performing at Alive After 5 on July 17th, 2013. He is widely accreditted for being one of the founders of the current incarnation of Americana music. A self-described barroom guitarist, his music is inspired by writers and poets like Raymond Chandler and combines elements of several music styles that make his music sound "just like California".
Since 1986 Too Slim and the Taildraggers have been performing an ecelectic blend of blues and rock that continues to evolve, avoid classification, and appeal to audiences of various musical preferences. They have received recognition from The Cascade Blues Association and Inland Empire Blues Society. Seem them perform at The Grove on July 24th, 2013.
For over a decade The Derailers have crafted songs that not only represent the band, but also the fans. Their classic country beats and 60's pop style continue to keep the crowds entertained and dancing long after last call.
Ben Taylor is a musician and actor how has appeared on numerous television programs, like Good Morning America, The CBS Early Show, and The Tonight Show. He has been on the road with Blues Traveler, Ziggy Marley, and several others.
The Clumsy Lovers are jam band from Vancouver, British Columbia that incorporate folk, Celtic, and blue grass into their music. They have performed over 2500 live performances in the last decade, each performed with high energy and foot-stomping music.
A daring singer songwriter, Chuck Prophet has received much praise from many of his fans, one of them being horror master Stephen King. His song "You Did" is featured on the HBO show True Blood.
Polyrhythmics are an 8-peice orchestra from Seattle that specialize in afro-funk and world beat music. Their compositions are infections, causing listeners to hit the dance floor.