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July 29, 2013 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm$18 – $20
Solid Air is a music group based north of San Francisco, led by co-founders Allegra Broughton (vocals, guitar), and Sam Page (vocals, bass, baritone slide guitar), native Californians who have been performing their blend of rootsy originals and eclectic covers together for over twenty years at fairs, festivals, clubs, concert stages and coffeehouses.
They have eight albums, including the excellent Grammy nominated CD Solid Air: Allegra Broughton & Sam Page, Jackalope Records (Aug. 2007); and a song on Nina Gerber’s 2007 CD, “Good Music with Good People”.
Both Sam and Allegra record and perform with other groups. Sam with; Elvin Bishop, Barry Melton, Grandpa Banana Band, whose CD “Even Grandpas Get the Blues” features guests Ry Cooder & David Grisman, Angela Strehli, Autosalvage.
And Allegra with; The Wild Catahoulas, Laughing Gravy, SoulJoy, Lucky Buck, Detroit Disciples. She also hosts “The Connections Show”on NPR affiliate KRCB FM 91, www.krcb.org.
The reviews say: “One of the North Bay’s Brightest Gems”, Larry Kelp, KPFA-FM, Berkeley, CA “Allegra has an extraordinary voice that is at once achingly sweet and remarkably powerful”, Michele Anna Jordan, Dec. 2011, Press Democrat, CA “Great Alterna-Country rockin’ band from northern California…Broughton warbles like a bird in one breath and rocks hard when the material demands it”, Bob Cianci, River Reporter, NY “Soulfully incandescent vocals; an enormously gifted band”, Chris Garcia, Press Democrat, CA[tickera event = “10”]