Rainy Eyes feat River Guerguerian & Jake Wolf + Special Guest Melissa McKinney (of Mama & The Ruckus)

14apr9:00 pm12:00 pmRainy Eyes feat River Guerguerian & Jake Wolf + Special Guest Melissa McKinney (of Mama & The Ruckus)Swampy Americana from Louisiana by way of California and originally from Norway. Rainy Eyes has played with legendary artists such as Joan Baez, Willie Watson, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Peter Rowan, Dirk Powell, Laurie Lewis and has opened for bands like JD McPhearson, Hubby Jenkins (Carolina Chocolate Drops), Jackie Greene (Black Crowes), Jon Cleary, Patterson Hood (Drive-By Truckers), The Mother Hips and more.

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Rainy Eyes (Irena Eide) is a Norwegian-born Americana singer-songwriter. She re-located from California to Louisiana in 2020. Rainy Eyes has been writing music, performing and touring throughout the US for the past decade, both solo and with a band her performances have a spellbinding, inspiring effect and a soulful, heartfelt and timeless sound with tight-knit harmonies, melodious solos, and thoughtful songwriting. The Rainy Eyes Band features all-star Louisiana musicians Chris Stafford on electric guitar, Ian Guidroz on bass and Ethan Brasseaux on drums.

Rainy Eyes 2nd solo album is set to release in 2023, recorded by Jeremy D’Antonio and Dirk Powell. Mixed, mastered, co-produced and featuring Dirk Powell as well as local Louisianan musicians such as Dirk Powell, Chris Stafford, Eric Adcock, Ric Robertson, Bill Smith, Gina Leslie, Phoebe Hunt, Sam Grisman, Amelia and Sophie Powell.

Rainy Eyes has played with legendary artists such as Joan Baez, Willie Watson, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Peter Rowan, Dirk Powell, Laurie Lewis and has opened for bands like JD McPhearson, Willie Watson (Old Crow Medicine Show, Dave Rawlings Machine), Peter Rowan (Bill Monroe, Old and In The Way), Hubby Jenkins (Carolina Chocolate Drops) Jackie Greene (Black Crows), Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Jon Cleary, Patterson Hood (Drive-By Truckers), The Motherhips and more; and has played such as SXSW (Austin), House of Blues (New Orleans), HIPNIC festival (Big Sur), The Chapel (San Francisco), Hotel Cafe (Los Angeles), Triple Door (Seattle), Sweetwater Music Hall (Mill Valley), Terrapin Crossroads (San Rafael), Moe’s Alley (Santa Cruz) Henry Miller Library (Big Sur), Ashkenaz (Berkeley), Freight and Salvage (Berkeley), Far West Fest (Point Reyes), Sonoma Mountain Music Festival (Petaluma), Lagunitas Brewing Company (Seattle), UC Berkeley Redwood Summer Concert Series, Sweetwater Music Festival, Axe and Fiddle (Eugene), Sam Bonds Garage (Eugene), Eddie’s Attic (Atlanta) and many more.

Rainy Eyes also won “best song of the month” at the Freight and Salvage West Coast Songwriters competition in April 2015 for her song Moon In The Mirror, and has co-written two songs with grammy-award winning Peter Rowan. These songs are featured on her solo debut album released on August 2nd, 2019 produced by Eli West (Cahalen Morrison and Eli West) and also featured on banjo, guitar and harmonies and Amy Scher on fiddle and harmonies and Irena on guitar and lead vocals.

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Time

April 14, 2023 9:00 pm - 12:00 pm(GMT-04:00)