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Comment by Carl Tilchen Singer/Songwriter on Wednesday

Hi Friends 

George Strait, Country Music Star “I have the best fans in the world!” & I agree, because you come to my shows.

You’re invited to:

The Pyramid Alehouse, 1410 Locust St. Walnut Creek, CA, Friday, 7-1030 PM, April 18, www.pyramidbrew.com/alehouses/walnut-creek

Bravo Bistro, 1050 Contra Costa Blvd, Pleasant Hill, CA, Wednesday, 6-830 PM, April 23.  With Special Guest Kelly Kitchell, Winner Song of The Month at West Coast Songwriterswww.thebravobistro.com/

Every once in a great while an artist really impresses me with a unique musical gift.  Carl Tilchen is one such artist….I truly believe that his dedication and talent will substantially grow his audience, & he is destined to become an admired and respected inspiration as a musical artist. “  Norman B. Ratner, co-founder of The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Entertained at Wente Vineyards, Hannah Nicole Vineyards, The Champagne Brunch at The Crown Plaza Hotel, The Hilton Hotel, sang Blues, & Jazz at Yoshi’s Jazz Club, The San Jose Jazz Summerfest, The Village Gate, & The Bitter End in New York, Rock at The Bootlegger Bistro in Las Vegas, Best Song at West Coast Songwriters, Top Ten Artist on Reverb Nation.

My songs on youtube.com https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=caccXQ2FjbY        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mr-iDKEH-TA

I’ll be glad to sing for you at these fine venues, 

Carl Tilchen

Singer/Songwriter

 

 

Comment by Carl Tilchen Singer/Songwriter on April 5, 2014 at 1:31pm

Hi Friends 

Thankyou very much for enjoying my music with Sami Grisafe at The Subterranean Art House.  Your support has helped me secure more musical opportunities for you!

Carl Tilchen Singer/Songwriter, will entertain at:

The Pyramid Alehouse, 1410 Locust St. Walnut Creek, CA, Friday, 7-1030 PM, April 18, www.pyramidbrew.com/alehouses/walnut-creek

Bravo Bistro, 1050 Contra Costa Blvd, Pleasant Hill, CA, Wednesday, 6-830 PM, April 23.  With Special Guest Kelly Kitchell.  www.thebravobistro.com/

Every once in a great while an artist really impresses me with a unique musical gift.  Carl Tilchen is one such artist….I truly believe that his dedication and talent will substantially grow his audience, & he is destined to become an admired and respected inspiration as a musical artist. “  Norman B. Ratner, co-founder of The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Entertained at Wente Vineyards, Hannah Nicole Vineyards, The Champagne Brunch at The Crown Plaza Hotel, The Hilton Hotel, sang Blues, & Jazz at Yoshi’s Jazz Club, The San Jose Jazz Summerfest, The Village Gate, & The Bitter End in New York, Rock at The Bootlegger Bistro in Las Vegas, Tributes to Bob Dylan & Woody Guthrie, Folksongs at Freight & Salvage, The Newport Folk Music Festival, and Romantic Songs on a Singing Tour of Italy.  Featured on KCSM Jazz91, KPIX CBS- TVWon Best Song at West Coast Songwriters, Top Ten Artist on Reverb Nation.

My songs on youtube.com https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=caccXQ2FjbY        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mr-iDKEH-TA

I’ll be glad to sing for you at these fine venues, 

Carl Tilchen

Singer/Songwriter

 

 

Comment by Carl Tilchen Singer/Songwriter on March 28, 2014 at 12:11pm

Hi Friends

You’re invited:  Sami & I are going to put on a very exciting musical show for you. 

Sami Grisafe, a very successful Singer/Songwriter from Chicago, & I will perform at The Subterranean Art House, 2179 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA, Sunday, March 30, 7 pm.  Admission $10 to $15 sliding scale, tickets available at the door.

Sami Grisafe, (pronounced "gri-sah-fee" - like coffee) is an award winning singer-songwriter and an all-star quarterback. In 2013, Sami earned six Grammy pre-nominations for her album ATLANTIS, the Chicago Music Award for Best Rock entertainer, two world titles with matching gold medals as quarterback for Team USA, and one national football title as quarterback with the Chicago Force. She recently appeared in an exclusive interview with Fuse TV and is the star of the new feature documentary film, The Tackle Girls, which also includes her original music. "With a voice like Melissa Etheridge and an arm like Joe Montana, Sami Grisafe is poised to conquer the world." LYNDSEY D’ARCANGELO (Curve Magazine, Nov. 2013)   www.samigrisafemusic.comve like Melissa Etheridge and an arm like Joe a, ami

Carl Tilchen has entertained at The Champagne Brunch at The Crown Plaza Hotel, The Hilton Hotel, Yoshi’s Jazz Club, The San Jose Jazz Summerfest, The Village Gate, & The Bitter End in New York, & on a Singing Tour of Italy.  Featured on KCSM Jazz91. Won Best Song at West Coast SongwritersCarltilchen.wordpress.com

“Every once in a great while an artist really impresses me with a unique musical gift.  Carl Tilchen is one such artist….I truly believe that his dedication and talent will substantially grow his audience, & he is destined to become an admired and respected inspiration as a musical artist.” Norman B. Ratner, co-founder of The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

The Subterranean Arthouse is a gorgeous musical space with natural acoustics; shows here are special.  A serve yourself Tea Bar is available.  http://subterraneanarthouse.org/

Yours in music,

Carl Tilchen

925-864-2641

Comment by Carl Tilchen Singer/Songwriter on March 23, 2014 at 12:03pm

Hi Friends

Concord knows how to “parteeeey”, & I was very glad to sing the music for many of my friends & fans at The Tower Grill on Saturday night!

Now its your turn to enjoy a musical parteeeeeey in Berkeley:

Sami Grisafe, a very successful Singer/Songwriter from Chicago, & I will perform at The Subterranean Art House, 2179 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA, Sunday, March 30, 7 pm.  Admission $10 to $15 sliding scale, tickets available at the door.

Sami Grisafe, (pronounced "gri-sah-fee" - like coffee) is an award winning singer-songwriter and an all-star quarterback. In 2013, Sami earned six Grammy pre-nominations for her album ATLANTIS, the Chicago Music Award for Best Rock entertainer, two world titles with matching gold medals as quarterback for Team USA, and one national football title as quarterback with the Chicago Force. She recently appeared in an exclusive interview with Fuse TV and is the star of the new feature documentary film, The Tackle Girls, which also includes her original music. "With a voice like Melissa Etheridge and an arm like Joe Montana, Sami Grisafe is poised to conquer the world." LYNDSEY D’ARCANGELO (Curve Magazine, Nov. 2013)   www.samigrisafemusic.comve like Melissa Etheridge and an arm like Joe a, ami

Carl Tilchen has entertained at The Champagne Brunch at The Crown Plaza Hotel, The Hilton Hotel, Yoshi’s Jazz Club, The San Jose Jazz Summerfest, The Village Gate, & The Bitter End in New York, & on a Singing Tour of Italy.  Featured on KCSM Jazz91. Won Best Song at West Coast SongwritersCarltilchen.wordpress.com

“Every once in a great while an artist really impresses me with a unique musical gift.  Carl Tilchen is one such artist….I truly believe that his dedication and talent will substantially grow his audience, & he is destined to become an admired and respected inspiration as a musical artist.” Norman B. Ratner, co-founder of The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

The Subterranean Arthouse is a gorgeous musical space with natural acoustics; shows here are special.  A serve yourself Tea Bar is available.  http://subterraneanarthouse.org/

Yours in music,

Carl Tilchen

925-864-2641

Comment by Carl Tilchen Singer/Songwriter on March 15, 2014 at 1:39pm

Hi Friends

Thankyou for your support.  You are my most valued music listeners.  You filled almost every table at The Bravo Bistro.  I’m very glad that I have 2 more musical opportunities for you.

I will entertain at The Tower Grille, 1950 Grant St. (on Salvio Pacheco Plaza) Concord CA, Saturday, March 22, 830-11.  No cover charge.

Sami Grisafe, a very successful Singer/Songwriter from Chicago, & I will perform at The Subterranean Art House, 2179 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA, Sunday, March 30, 7pm.  Admission $10 to $15 sliding scale, tickets available at the door.

Sami Grisafe, (pronounced "gri-sah-fee" - like coffee) is an award winning singer-songwriter and an all-star quarterback. In 2013, Sami earned six Grammy pre-nominations for her album ATLANTIS, the Chicago Music Award for Best Rock entertainer, two world titles with matching gold medals as quarterback for Team USA, and one national football title as quarterback with the Chicago Force. She recently appeared in an exclusive interview with Fuse TV and is the star of the new feature documentary film, The Tackle Girls, which also includes her original music. "With a voice like Melissa Etheridge and an arm like Joe Montana, Sami Grisafe is poised to conquer the world." LYNDSEY D’ARCANGELO (Curve Magazine, Nov. 2013)   www.samigrisafemusic.comve like Melissa Etheridge and an arm like Joe a, ami

Carl Tilchen has entertained at The Champagne Brunch at The Crown Plaza Hotel, The Hilton Hotel, Yoshi’s Jazz Club, The San Jose Jazz Summerfest, The Village Gate, & The Bitter End in New York, & on a Singing Tour of Italy.  Featured on KCSM Jazz91. Won Best Song at West Coast SongwritersCarltilchen.wordpress.com

“Every once in a great while an artist really impresses me with a unique musical gift.  Carl Tilchen is one such artist….I truly believe that his dedication and talent will substantially grow his audience, & he is destined to become an admired and respected inspiration as a musical artist.” Norman B. Ratner, co-founder of The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

The Tower Grille features small plates, sliders, salads, Buffalo Wings + a great variety of drinks at the bar.  www.towergrille.com

The Subterranean Arthouse is a gorgeous musical space with natural acoustics; shows here are special.  A serve yourself Tea Bar is available.  http://subterraneanarthouse.org/

Yours in music,

Carl

Comment by Carl Tilchen Singer/Songwriter on March 10, 2014 at 11:39am

Hi Friends

From Lutticken’s Restaurant in Menlo Park to The Bravo Bistro in Pleasant Hill!  Here’s your next musical opportunity:

Carl Tilchen Singer/Songwriter

& Special Guest Kelly Kitchell

at The Bravo Bistro Restaurant

Wednesday, March 12, 6-9 PM

1050 Contra Costa Blvd. Pleasant Hill

Carl Tilchen has entertained at The Champagne Brunch at The Crown Plaza Hotel, The Hilton Hotel, Yoshi’s Jazz Club, The San Jose Jazz Summerfest, The Village Gate, & The Bitter End in New York, & on a Singing Tour of Italy.  Featured on KCSM Jazz91. Won Best Song at West Coast Songwriters.

“Every once in a great while an artist really impresses me with a unique musical gift.  Carl Tilchen is one such artist….I truly believe that his dedication and talent will substantially grow his audience, & he is destined to become an admired and respected inspiration as a musical artist.” Norman B. Ratner, co-founder of The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Please click my songs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=caccXQ2FjbY

     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mr-iDKEH-TA

Kelly Kitchell won Best Song at The West Coast Songwriters.  She will delight you with her original songs.

The Bravo Bistro Restaurant serves fresh, flavorful upscale-casual italian californian-style dishes prepared from the finest ingredients sourced from around the world. We make everything by hand every day from our delicious soups and flavorful sauces to our salad dressings and desserts. We recently expanded our wine list to include more moderately priced bottles of fine quality wines.  Bravobistro.com

I hope to see you at this fine venue,

Carl

Comment by Carl Tilchen Singer/Songwriter on March 4, 2014 at 2:59pm

Carl Tilchen Singer/Songwriter, will sing at:

The Tower Grill, 1950 Grant St, Concord, CA, Saturday March 22, 830-11 PM. Towergrille.com

McGrail Vineyards Livermore Valley's 6th Annual Barrel Tasting Weekend, March 29 (& 30, 2014), 5600 Greenville Road, Livermore, CA.  I will entertain on Saturday, March 29, 1-430 PM.  http://www.lvwine.org/event/2620/1396065600_1396152000/Barrel_Tasting_Weekend_2014.html

Tickets: $40 Advance/ $45 Day Of

Taste wines right out of the barrel, meet winemakers and more. Each winery will host a unique experience during barrel tasting weekend including at least 1 barrel sample for each ticket holder. This is your chance to pre-purchase wines before they have even bottled (aka "futures")! Select your starting winery and check-in location when purchasing your ticket.

“Every once in a great while an artist really impresses me with a unique musical gift.  Carl Tilchen is one such artist….I truly believe that his dedication and talent will substantially grow his audience, & he is destined to become an admired and respected inspiration as a musical artist. “  Norman B. Ratner, co-founder of The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Entertained at Wente Vineyards, Hannah Nicole Vineyards, The Champagne Brunch at The Crown Plaza Hotel, The Hilton Hotel, sang Blues, & Jazz at Yoshi’s Jazz Club, The San Jose Jazz Summerfest, The Village Gate, & The Bitter End in New York, Rock at The Bootlegger Bistro in Las Vegas, Tributes to Bob Dylan & Woody Guthrie, Folksongs at Freight & Salvage, The Newport Folk Music Festival, and Romantic Songs on a Singing Tour of Italy.  Featured on KCSM Jazz91, KPIX CBS- TVWon Best Song at West Coast Songwriters, Top Ten Artist on Reverb Nation.

My songs on youtube.com https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=caccXQ2FjbY        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mr-iDKEH-TA

Comment by Carl Tilchen Singer/Songwriter on March 2, 2014 at 1:15pm

Thankyou very much to all my friends, & fans for filling every seat at Lutticken’s Restaurant, & enjoying my music on Saturday night.  I’m very glad to invite you to my next concert:

Carl Tilchen Singer/Songwriter

& Special Guest Kelly Kitchell

At The Bravo Bistro Restaurant

Wednesday, March 12, 6-9 PM 1050 Contra Costa Blvd. Pleasant Hill

Carl Tilchen has entertained at The Champagne Brunch at The Crown Plaza Hotel, The Silicon Valley Hotel, Yoshi’s Jazz Club, San Francisco, The San Jose Jazz Summerfest, The Village Gate, The Bitter End in New York, & on a Singing Tour of Italy.  Featured on KCSM Jazz91. Won Best Song at West Coast Songwriters.

“Every once in a great while an artist really impresses me with a unique musical giftCarl Tilchen is one such artist….I truly believe that his dedication and talent will substantially grow his audience, & he is destined to become an admired and respected inspiration as a musical artist. “  Norman B. Ratner, co-founder of The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Kelly Kitchell is a member of The West Coast Songwriters.  She will delight you with her original songs.

The Bravo Bistro Restaurant serves fresh, flavorful upscale-casual italian californian-style dishes prepared from the finest ingredients sourced from around the world. We make everything by hand every day from our delicious soups and flavorful sauces to our salad dressings and desserts. We recently expanded our wine list to include more moderately priced bottles of fine quality wines.  Thebravobistro.com

 

Cheers,

Carl

Comment by Carl Tilchen Singer/Songwriter on February 27, 2014 at 12:29pm

You’re invited:

Carl Tilchen Singer/Songwriter &

 Cryin’ Shame with Stacey Erdman & Dan Newitt

Lutticken’s  Restaurant 3535 Alameda de las Pulgas, Menlo Park

Saturday March 1, 6 – 9 PM

Carl Tilchen has shared the stage with Pete Seeger at The Village Gate, with Don MacClean at The Newport Folk Music Festival, & With Evo Bluestein at Don Quixote’s, The San Jose Jazz Summerfest, in Las Vegas & New York.  His songs include The Autumn Leaves In English & Spanish, Google’s Car No Driver! & Bruce Springsteen’s We Take Care Of Our Own.  Featured on KCSM Jazz91 & KPIX CBS – TV Won Best Song at West Coast Songwriters.

Please click here    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=caccXQ2FjbY       https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mr-iDKEH-TA

“Every once in a great while an artist really impresses me with a unique musical gift.  Carl Tilchen is one such artist….I truly believe that his dedication and talent will substantially grow his audience, & he is destined to become an admired and respected inspiration as a musical artist. “  Norman B. Ratner, co-founder of The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Stacey and Dan are both seasoned performers with decades of experience.  Dan is an alumnus of the IBMA-Showcase-featured modern bluegrass band StrungOver! , and currently performs with California Music Award Winners The Cowlicks.  Stacey has long been a staple of the West Coast music scene, and has served on the Board of Directors of the California Coast Music Camp, a musical mecca for players and pros of all levels. Stacey has shared the stage with such greats as Orrin Starr, Radim Zenkl, David Nelson Band, The New Orleans Radiators & Tommy Malone.  Cryin' Shame is guaranteed to grab you in just the right way and remind you why you love music!

Lutticken’s Restaurant features moderate prices & your choice of excellent, tasty chicken wings, pasta, tri-tip, children’s menu, shrimp, salads, ribs + a large selection of beer, wine, & soft drinks.  Luttickens.com reservations 650-854-0291

Yours in music,

Carl

Comment by Carl Tilchen Singer/Songwriter on February 20, 2014 at 11:17am

Stacey Erdman, & Dan Newitt & I have teamed up to give you our best music at Lutticken’s  Restaurant, 3535 Alameda de las Pulgas, Menlo Park, Saturday March 1, 6 – 9 PM.  I suggest that you call 650-854-0291 to reserve your place.

I have shared the stage with Don MacClean, & Pete Seeger.  I'm very glad to bring my music to Lutticken's. Restaurant, an intimate venue.  My songs will include The Autumn Leaves In English & Spanish, Google’s Car No Driver! & Bruce Springsteen’s We Take Care Of Our Own. I am also inviting tall the DJs from KCSM Jazz91 to hear the song I wrote for their team mate Michael Burman  You Can Never Have Too Much Be Bop! 

“Every once in a great while an artist really impresses me with a unique musical gift.  Carl Tilchen is one such artist....I truly believe that his dedication and talent will substantially grow his audience, & he is destined to become an admired and respected inspiration as a musical artist. “  Norman B. Ratner, co-founder of The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Stacey and Dan are both seasoned performers with decades of experience.  Dan is an alumnus of the
of the IBMA-Showcase-featured modern bluegrass band StrungOver! , and currently performs with California Music Award Winners The Cowlicks.  Stacey has long been a staple of the West Coast music scene, and has served on the Board of Directors of the California Coast Music Camp, a musical mecca for players and pros of all levels. Stacey has shared the stage with such greats as Orrin Starr, Radim Zenkl, David Nelson Band, The New Orleans Radiators & Tommy Malone.  Cryin' Shame is guaranteed to grab you in just the right way and remind you why you love music!

Lutticken’s Restaurant features moderate prices & your choice of excellent, tasty chicken wings, pasta, tri-tip, children’s menu, shrimp, salads, ribs + a large selection of beer, wine, & soft drinks.  Luttickens.com

Yours in music,

Carl Tilchen
 

 

 

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