Danny & Essence: Dynamic Americana Duo Saturday, October 12th 8 - 10 PM


Don’t miss the Sonoma County debut of this amazing duo!

Each seasoned musicians and vocalists in their own right, Danny Uzilevsky and Essence Goldman have joined musical forces to create a dynamic, soulful, sentimental and sometimes humorous performance. Envoking the spirits of Johnny and June with a rapport similar to Loretta and Conway, this pair brings a crowd pleasing evening of Americana, blues, country and toe-tapping originals.

Danny and Essence have been captivating audiences in San Francisco and Marin County with their impressive and heartening performances, and we are thrilled to welcome them to West County’s acoustic sweet spot.

Tickets are $18/adv and $23 at the door. OCA is wheelchair accessible.

About the artists:

Danny Uzilevsky has been called “a canny stylist and musical chameleon” by Allegiant Records. His musical career spans several decades, and his experience includes performing, engineering and producing. He’s shared the stage with legends such as Link Wray, Dick Dale, Taj Mahal, Bill Kirtchen, Leo Nocentelli and many more. Considered a local treasure in West Marin, Danny brings great talent, charisma and passion to the stage in every performance.

Essense Goldman is an award-winning singer and songwriter who has been immersed in art and music since childhood. After winning the Grand Prize in the National Lilith Fair Talent Search, Essence was signed to RCA Records and other labels. Her songs have been prominently featured on Nash Bridges, Lifetime’s The Division, Access Hollywood, and NPR’s Art of the Song. Shape of You, an emotional song about loss and healing, was the theme song in the film Motherland, which won the SXSW Audience Choice Award.

Essence received a national spotlight for her work with Bernie and the Believers, using her voice to support tragically ALS-stricken vocal student and friend Bernie Dalton. Essence helped Bernie produce an album of his music after he lost the ability to speak or move. Bernie and the Believers was featured on NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series, and Bernie’s music lives on providing inspiration for people around the world. Learn more about Essence’s musical career including her work with Bernie and the Believers at essencemusic.com



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