OTT & HUNTER PRESENTS THE BEST LOCAL PERFORMERS & GREAT MUSICAL TALENT FROM AROUND THE NORTHWEST
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FRIDAY, October 18th, 7 pm
GREG BECK QUARTET $7
This fabulous quartet is led by Greg Beck, who is accompanied by Scott Small on drums, Gary Way on piano, and Richard Hughes on Bass. These musicians are a shining example of Whidbey’s world-class local music scene.
Greg started playing guitar in his early teens and went on to study music and theory at the Cornish School of Music in Seattle. In the music community, he is known as a well-rounded, highly experienced player. His passion for music was fired by such diverse influences as jazz/funk guitarist Howard Roberts, grooves by Freddie King and Ray Charles, jazz masters Wes Montgomery, Kenny Burrell, and a long list leading to varied contemporary artists. As a member of the Viceroys, Greg was inducted into the Northwest Hall of Fame. On Whidbey Island, he is a member of the swing jazz ensemble, Trio Nouveau, and lead guitarist for the Latin Band, Bahia.
SATURDAY October 19th, 7pm
DANNY GODINEZ $15
Danny Godinez had the audience on their feet with an amazing and electrifying performance at Ott & Hunter this past April and thus with great anticipation and excitement we announce his return to our intimate cabaret stage!
Danny Godinez is a modern acoustic/electric guitar wizard. When Danny plays he transcends the guitar, taking his audience on an unforgettable musical ride. His solo performances showcase his fiery guitar technique, thoughtful vocal songs, and experimental grooves using innovative guitar looping–a true guitar genius like none other.
Guitarist/singer-songwriter Danny Godinez has been a mainstay in the Seattle music scene for over a decade. He has played with a wide variety of musical figures including Carlos Santana, Jason Mraz, Tim Reynolds, and Johnny Lang. He has toured throughout Europe, Alaska, and the lower 48, and is known for his inventive and inspiring solo shows. Godinez is also a highly sought-after guitar instructor.
“Danny Godinez plays guitar just the way I like it; with fire and beauty, grace and melody, intensity and passion.”
– Michael Shrieve, Santana
“Danny Godinez is quite simply a guitar virtuoso. It won’t take long to discover that Godinez possesses an intimacy so complete with his instrument that he bears a little of his soul every time he plays.”
– Jodi Hollister, SSG Music
FRIDAY October 25th, 7pm
BARBARA DUNN & KAREN CALHOUN $15
Ott & Hunter is delighted to announce a special show featuring Barbara Dunn and Karen Calhoun for an eclectic evening of music ranging from bluegrass to jazz to folk to ethereal instruments; covers & originals—a little something for everyone! Instrumentation will include vocals, guitar, piano, percussion, hand pan, strumstick, bass guitar and a variety of flutes. Special guest KP Brack will join Barbara and Karen.
Join us for award winning wines, savory small plates, the incredible views and an evening with Barbara, Karen and friends!
SATURDAY October 26th, 7pm
THE SECRETS $10
Always a favorite at Ott & Hunter, we welcome back The Secrets for an intimate evening in our cabaret room. The Secrets are David Licastro on lead guitar and vocals, Alicia Elliott on vocals and rhythm guitar and David Malony on drums and percussion. Together they bring original songs, blues and rock into the Indie Folk/Rock style they are known for.
Enjoy an intimate evening with The Secrets, along with our award winning wines, savory bites, and the spectacular views!
FRIDAY NOVEMBER 1st, 7pm
SHERI & DA BOYZ $10
Award winning Sheri Roberts-Greimes (Best Blues Female Vocalist 3 years in a row–Washington Blues Society) returns by popular demand and is once again bringing along Da Boyz (Marc Lagen guitar and Mitch Pumpian harmonica), for two hours of rollicking, soulful-blues, laughter and fun!
Known as a soulful singer and powerhouse vocalist, Sheri Roberts Greimes has quickly become a favorite in the Northwest. With a history that includes amazing musical events such as: second place in the Wrangler Country Showdown at the Grande Ole Opry, where she took home $25,000 and a Dodge Ram Van, an opening performer in Las Vegas at The Flamingo, Golden Nugget, Las Vegas World, The Aladdin, plus, a chart topper in the Reverbnation charts for both local and regional artist in Blues! And, if that wasn’t enough, in 2017, 2018, 2019 Sheri was awarded “Washington Blues Society Best of the Blues: Blues Female Vocalist”!!!
Show time is 7:00 p.m. Arrive a bit early to settle in, order your favorite wine & hors d’ouvrés or weekend specials, and enjoy an evening of music and fun with Sheri & Da Boyz!
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 2nd, 7pm
CRANBERRY BOG $10
Cranberry Bog returns to the Ott & Hunter stage for some toe-tappin’ fun and the plaintive sound of bluegrass, Americana music and a few surprises that will knock your socks off in three-part harmonies, duets & solos.
All the favorite bluegrass instruments are there for this (mostly) Whidbey Island bluegrass band: Ken Merrell brings that high lonesome sound with his guitar and vocals; Debbie Zick provides rhythm and lead breaks with her mandolin; country boy Dave Holley weighs in on his five-string banjo and Dobro; and South Whidbey musical legend Alex Bonesteel makes his fiddle sing. Southern girl Linda Rae Dobbs hails from Fidalgo Island and crosses the bridge every week to play bass with the band and sing vocals.
Join us in our intimate cabaret room for a glass or two of our award winning wines, a savory small plate and the delightful bluegrass of Cranberry Bog!
FRIDAY NOVEMBER 8th, 7pm
IKE & THE OLD MAN
Ike and the Old Man are a Whidbey Island band, who bring their eclectic selection of tunes and arrangements to the Ott & Hunter stage.
Father-son duo Mark and Issac Whacker (keyboards, guitar, bass and vocals) are Ike and the Old Man. And for this show, feature the incredible drumming talents of George Bullis to get you movin’ and groovin’.
Join us for an evening of favorites and fun, our award winning wines, savory bites and the incredible views!
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 9th, 7pm
ISLAND JAZZ COLLECTIVE
SUNDAY NOVEMBER 10th, 6pm
NATHANIEL TALBOT & BENJI NAGEL
FRIDAY NOVEMBER 15th, 7pm
SKINNY TIE JAZZ
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 16th, 7pm
FELL FROM THE SKY
FRIDAY NOVEMBER 22nd, 7pm
RIK WRIGHT’S FUNDAMENTAL FORCES
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 23rd, 7pm
FRIDAY NOVEMBER 29th, 7pm
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 30th, 7pm
FRIDAY DECEMBER 6th, 7pm
SATURDAY DECEMBER 7th, 7pm
THURSDAY DECEMBER 12th, 7pm
KATHRYN CLAIRE TRIO
FRIDAY DECEMBER 13th, 7pm
SATURDAY DECEMBER 14th, 7pm
FRIDAY DECEMBER 20th, 7pm
SATURDAY DECEMBER 21st, 7pm
KAREEM KANDI BAND
SUNDAY DECEMBER 22nd, 7pm
ANDRE FERIANTE HOLIDAY SHOW
FRIDAY DECEMBER 27th, 7pm
TROY CHAPMAN GROUP
SATURDAY DECEMBER 28th, 7pm
GREG BECK QUARTET