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New Music from Bay Station: Shapeshifter  

Pivoting between the ‘Flight Lessons’ house concert of last weekend to Bay Station music this week as we release a new EP Shapeshifter. Four new songs, written/co-written by myself, Kwame Copeland and Steve Waters with able co-production by Ben Bernstein. The four new songs on the new EP double-down on hope and taking action.  Shapeshifterfeatures a Pretender’s-like groove as we imagine a world without bullets or disease, everyone sings and justice is restored. ‘The Past is Over’ is another uptempo track…

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September's Musical Monkeys, Flights and Shapeshifting 

I've a variety pack of shows coming up next month showcasing three different projects: my solo songwriter material; musical in progress 'Flight Lessons', and Bay Station Band. Join me for one, two or all three!  

September Shows

September 10, 2023 7:30pm 
 Judea Eden, Amy Meyers & Deborah Crooks
at The Monkey House
1638 University Ave, Berkeley, CA
Sliding scale $10-$40.

Sunday, September 17, 2023, 3pm
'Flight Lessons’ House Concert
Oakland, CA
The latest edition of my bird-themed musical in progress will

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More Flight Lessons: September 17 House Concert 

Sunday, September 17, 2023 at 3pm 

at the home of Rich Dahlgren and Ramona Houston

Outdoor show, all ages welcome

$20 suggested donation

RSVP ramonahouston@gmail.com  to reserve your seat

‘Flight Lessons’ is based on a true story about Peregrine Falcons and humans living at the intersection of wild and urban habitats in Oakland, CA. 

Performing along with Deborah will be Kwame Copeland, Tania Johnson, and Mick Shaffer. 


August Music News 


August 25, 2023 9pm 
BB Mixtape at Hotel Utah
Songwriters in the round
500 4th St, San Francisco, CA 
Tickets $10 adv/$15

August 26, 2023 5pm-7pm 
Bay Station Duo, Erica Sorenson
Blue Barn - Novato
819 Grant Ave, Novato, CA 

August 27, 2023 12:15pm 
Golden Mile Beer & Wine Garden
JFK Promenade- Golden Gate Park
San Francisco, CA


September 17, 2023, 3pm
'Flight Lessons' house concert
$20 donation
Oakland, CA

September 22, 2023  
Bay Station Shapeshifter EP release
w/The Stratospheres & The

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More Shows: Blush! and SF Summer of Music 

June  22, 2023 7pm-10pm  
Songwriter Showcase  
Blush Wine Bar  
476 Castro Street @ 18th, San Francisco, CA  
 Free with wine. 18+ With Emily Zisma, a great songwriter and human.Blush! is a cozy, cool wine bar/bistro on Castrol. I'll be playing solo and sharing a bunch of new songs. Come on out and see us!  

June  24 , 2023 2pm-5pm  
Summer of Music SF  
Cary Lane, 1615 Haight, San Francisco, CA

The Summer of Music series, sponsored by Civic Joy Fund and produced in partnership with Noise Pop, brings local…

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Watch Love the Bay Tour 2023! 

Bay Station's Love the Bay set sail last weekend, meeting up with musical pals in Sausalito for a spirted bunch of live performances and interviews. This year, we focused on how artists and activists are staying inspired. Check out the Love the Bay Video playlist for songs and stories from 

Teja Gerken Maurice Tani Jeanine Richardson Peter Aireen Espíritu Liz Stuart Jeff Wessman Susan Ives Erica Sorenson Mokai Stacey De Polo Matt Langlois Christine Cali plus myself and Kwame Copland!  

Livestreaminess: Quaranpalooza turns 3 and NW Folklife Quilt Sessions 

I've two livestreams and a live set ahead this long weekend. 

On Saturday, Quaranpalooza turns three with another full day of live sets by songwriters across the globe. I play a short set at 4:45pm PST. As usual, a portion of proceeds are donated to Cancer Connections. Tune/get tickets in HERE

The 52nd Annual NW Folklife Festival is happening all weekend, including a virtual component. My Quilt Session streams on Monday amid a full weekend of music programming. Check it out: https://nwfolklife.org/festivalRead more

Watch 'Synurbic' from Flight Lessons 

With fledge watches occurring around the Bay Area right now, it seemed like a good time to #TB to my performance of ‘Flight Lessons’ earlier this year. Here’s a bit of ‘Synurbic’* at The Lost Church w/Tania Johnson and Kwame Copeland (Full video on @YouTube channel)
l’m looking forward to presenting another iteration of this musical project later in the year. Stay tuned! 
synurbic 1. species that thrive in an urban ecosystem. 
2. adaptation of a wildlife species population to changes in the environment caused…

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Bay Are Mini-Tour: March 18-22 

This weeks musical fun:

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