2014 - 2015
Oct 12 7pm $18
Rising star Sarah McQuaid’s voice has been likened to malt whiskey, melted chocolate and “honey poured into wine” (Minor 7th). A captivating performer, she seduces her audience with cheeky banter and stories from the road, as well as with stunning musicianship; in her hands, the guitar becomes much more than merely an accompanying instrument.
“A world class talent ... burns with a brilliant allure.”
— Living Tradition
I Hear Voices!
a unique vocal quartet from Tucson, AZ. Formed in early 2012 by Bobby Kimmel, founder of The Stone Ponys with Linda Ronstadt, and featuring Kathy Harris, Bobby Ronstadt, and Suzy Ronstadt.
MUSICIANS IN THE MAKING
November 8 2pm
Free Admission - Donations Accepted
Now a bi-annual event, Musicians in the Making highlights young local musicians by providing them with the opportunity to illustrate their musical talents on stage, some for the first time. The musicians are hand-selected by their instructors to audition for this concert, and only the best are chosen to perform.
November 14 7:30pm
in STAGE TOO
$20 General Seating
“A buddhist monk in a 12-step program trapped in
the body of a singer/songwriter.”
—THE ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL
National award-winning singer/ songwriter Cosy Sheridan has been called "one of the era's finest and most thoughtful singer-songwriters." She first caught the attention of national folk audiences in 1992 when she won both the Kerrville Folk Festival's New Folk Award and The Telluride Bluegrass Festival Troubadour Contest. She is one of the most respected touring musicians on the folk circuit, appearing everywhere from Carnegie Hall to the Philadelphia Folk Festival.
THE ARIZONA OPERA
December 5 7:30 pm $25
Meet the Artists Reception add $20
The Arizona Opera will return in June 2015. Date TBA
The Arizona Opera returns to PCA after a shining debut in June of 2014. Opera professionals will perform well known arias, duets, trios and other recognizable melodies from the world of Opera. Save money by not traveling to Phoenix for your Opera ‘fix.’ “Meet the Artists” receptions to follow the performances.
March 14 7:30pm $18
2013 Juno nominee Annabelle Chvostek is a versatile singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. In 2004, she joined the Juno-winning Wailin’ Jennys, a gig that took her from obscurity to international acclaim. Annabelle’s distinct musical imagination is in evidence on her latest release, Rise, nominated for a Juno and a Canadian Folk Music Award, for she has managed to take a decades-old art form, the protest song, and completely reimagine it for a new era of activism.
“Make no mistake, this lady is a singer songwriter whose talent is so exceptional, she is almost impossible to pigeon
hole”. American Roots Music, UK.