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Saturday, January 12 • 9:00pm - 11:00pm
The Red Room Orchestra play the music of "The Big Lebowski"

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After tackling the soundtracks of Wes Anderson's "Rushmore" and "The Royal Tenenbaums" at last year's SF Sketchfest, the Red Room Orchestra set their sights on recreating the soundtrack of the Coen Brothers' classic comedy "The Big Lebowski." From Bob Dylan and Meredith Monk to Kenny Rogers and Yma Sumac, no musical stone will be left unturned. Hold out some hope for the Creedence, and love it or hate it, we're playing the f*ckin' Eagles, man. Come dressed as your favorite Lebowski character, order a white Russian, and abide.  With Carroll Ashby, Tom Ayres, Allyson Baker, Marc Capelle, Eli Crews, Toby Dammit, Bart Davenport, Karina Denike, Ben Goldberg, Tom Griesser, Jess Ivry, Amber Lambrecht, Scott Larson, Dina Maccabee, Todd Roper, John Schott, Kurt Stevenson, and special guests including Margaret Cho, Kevin McDonald, Eugene S. Robinson, Kelley Stoltz, Stephen Yerkey and more. Hosted by "The Stranger" (James Adomian as Sam Elliott)

Formed by San Francisco producer and multi-instrumentalist Marc Capelle in 2017, the Red Room Orchestra is a collective of popular, jazz, classical, and electronic composers and performers who’ve played and recorded alongside the Bad Seeds, the Plastic Ono Band, Cibo Matto, Oingo Boingo, Sonic Youth, CAKE, American Music Club, Lou Harrison, the Steve Reich Ensemble, the Nels Cline Singers, Rodriguez, Iggy Pop, Tune-Yards, Bill Frisell, and more. They’ve offered live renderings of the music of David Lynch’s Twin Peaks, reinterpretations of the soundtracks of Wes Anderson’s Rushmore and The Royal Tenenbaums, and for SFFILM they composed and performed original scores for the short films from Stephen Parr’s Oddball Films archive.  Co-presented by SFFILM and Popscene

"SF's premier soundtrack interpreters and experimental large ensemble." -- CBS
$35 Advance/$40 Day of Show, DOORS 8PM/SHOW 9PM, All Ages 

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Allyson Baker

Allyson Baker is known for two things, playing guitar and being Canadian. She only does one of those things well. Dirty Ghosts is her main musical vehicle and when flagged down will hop out and join others on their musical adventures. Amongst them have been playing guitar on albums... Read More →
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Amber Lamprecht

Woodwind player and vocalist, Amber Lamprecht has performed with Rodriguez, Robert Smigel, Vocal Arts Ensemble and Mark Eitzel as well as the legendary big band, SemiRet. Admiral Brinkley’s Jazz Argosy. She is also an educator and is the co-founder and director of the Literacy... Read More →
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Bart Davenport

Bart Davenport might be a multitude of things, depending on whom you ask. He’s been a mod, a blues singer and a softrock troubadour. He’s an eccentric guitarist and singer with the timeless voice of a real crooner. He lives and writes songs in Los Angeles. His work transports... Read More →
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Ben Goldberg

Clarinetist and composer Ben Goldberg grew up in Denver, Colorado. He was a pupil of the eminent clarinetist Rosario Mazzeo and studied with Steve Lacy and Joe Lovano. Since 1992, when his group New Klezmer Trio "kicked open the door for radical experiments with Ashkenazi roots music... Read More →
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Dina Maccabee

Dina Maccabee is a composer, songwriter, and violinist/violist/vocalist who works in variety of styles, from traditional music to pop to experimental composition. An original member of Real Vocal String Quartet and half of Bay Area duo Ramon & Jessica, she has toured internationally... Read More →
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Eli Crews

Eli Crews is a musician and record producer based in New York. He played bass and guitar in numerous Bay Area bands in the '90s and '00s, the most well-known being Beulah. He is currently head engineer at Figure 8 Recording in Brooklyn, where he has lived and worked since 2012. He... Read More →
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Eugene S. Robinson

Eugene S. Robinson, frontman for art rock agonistes OXBOW, has also not only appeared in beer commercials for Gus Van Sant and horrible movies with convicted felon Bill Cosby, but he's also authored books on fighting, crime and threesomes.
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James Adomian

James Adomian is a comedian and actor well known for his standup, characters and impressions. As Bernie Sanders, James is one-half of “Trump vs. Bernie,” a comedy debate act that includes a memorable guest appearance on Comedy Central and two TV specials for Fusion, along with... Read More →
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Jess Ivry

I am classically trained (San Francisco Conservatory of Music; studied with Bonnie Hampton) and also enjoy playing many genres including Balkan, Klezmer, Bluegrass, Jazz, and Pop. I love to sing. I love to sing and play the cello simultaneously. For the last 10 years I played, sang... Read More →
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John Schott

John Schott is an accomplished jazz guitarist and composer with six critically acclaimed CDs of original music released over 22 years. His performances have taken him to four continents and 23 US states.Schott was a co-founder of the acclaimed group TJ Kirk; their second Warner Bros... Read More →
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Karina Denike

San Francisco's darling Karina Deniké is a versatile vocalist, songwriter, collaborator and band leader who moves fluidly from intimate torch song chanteuse to soul singer, to punk powerhouse. "Deniké possesses a voice so rich and luxuriant she sounds like she was born to sing... Read More →
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Kelley Stoltz

Extra fine songwriter and longtime bedroom-pop auteur Kelley Stoltz delivers on the promise so many of his records slyly hint at. Que Aura is the platonic ideal of a Kelley Stoltz record, which is a very exciting thing indeed. Stoltz embraces his best synth-pop tendencies, with this... Read More →
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Kevin McDonald

Comedian, actor, writer and director Kevin McDonald founded “The Kids in the Hall” with friend Dave Foley, after they met in Toronto at Second City, and the television series ran from 1988-1995. In the troupe's television series and stage shows, he portrays several popular recurring... Read More →
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Marc Capelle

Marc Capelle is a San Francisco native musician, composer, arranger, and producer.He’s played with 100’s of acts including Virgil Shaw, the Fresh & Onlys, Jason Lytle, American Music Club, Tommy Guerrero, Kelley Stoltz, Third Eye Blind, Margaret Cho, and quartet-style gospel pioneers... Read More →
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Margaret Cho

Beginning with her early days as an up and coming stand-up comedian in San Francisco, Margaret Cho has always been the Agent Provocateur of entertainment. Never one to shy away from any topic, there is literally nothing off limits when it comes sharing her views on family, gay rights... Read More →
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Scott Larson

Scott Larson is a trombonist, arranger,composer and bandleader in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has been performing in the Bay Area for over two decades now, performing a variety of genres of music, and has played with such Jazz legends as Ray Brown, Smith Dobson, Bill Berry, Maria... Read More →
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Stephen Yerkey

Stephen Yerkey has made hundreds of dollars in the music business and yet still has time for those who put him wherever he is today. His responsibilities in the past have included being caretaker of Fast Floyd and His Famous Firebirds' beer garden, and he is a noted West Coast collector... Read More →
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The Red Room Orchestra

Formed by San Francisco producer and multi-instrumentalist Marc Capelle in 2017, the Red Room Orchestra is a collective of popular, jazz, classical, and electronic composers and performers who’ve played and recorded alongside the Bad Seeds, the Plastic Ono Band, Cibo Matto, Oingo... Read More →
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Toby Dammit

Larry Mullins (Toby Dammit) was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, leaving at age 20. His website (http://www.tobydammit.com/) documents his appearances on 235 published recordings & 1,893 live concerts (2017). His work on numerous television & film soundtracks, notably including “School... Read More →
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Todd Roper

Master trap drummer, Todd Roper performs with CAKE, Gregory Loiacono, and Virgil Shaw . He also has worked with Chuck Prophet, Lee Bob Watson, and Sean Hayes. He is affectionately knownas Mr. Pringles for all the right reasons.
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Tom Ayres

Tom Ayres, guitarist, fan of guitarist, mountain watcher, ex-surfer, record producer and player of records, multi-instrumentalist apart from woodwinds, mentalist, expert at long relationships with foreigners, father, loving son, Uncle Fun, semi-retired California Resident, grew up... Read More →
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Tom Griesser

Tom Griesser is a saxophonist and a clarinetist who has been performing on the San Francisco music scene for 25 years. He first became interested in jazz from hearing his father's record collection, which included works by Benny Goodman and Duke Ellington.In the early 1990's, Tom... Read More →

Saturday January 12, 2019 9:00pm - 11:00pm
The Chapel 777 Valencia St.

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