Adam Briere Trio - Free Event
. Temple Arts Loft , Vallejo [All Ages]
The Grand Opening of Generation: Beat! Celebrating The Art & Literary Genius of Lawrence Ferlinghetti. A "Beat Era Happening" will be produced by Obtainium Works. in front of the Empress Lounge. Live music in the Temple Art Lofts Gallery features the Adam Briere Trio. The Temple Art Lofts Gallery will feature an extensive collection of Ferlinghetti paintings. Informational videos will be available in the gallery about the artist and his work. The Ferlinghetti Art Collection is provided courtesy of the Rena Branson Gallery and the LF Trust.
Jerry Cimino will be bringing the historic Beat Museum mobile unit providing information about the era.
New York-based drummer, student, and Bay Area native Adam Briere started playing the drums at the early age of five, influenced by the works of greats such as John Bonham, Elvin Jones, Mitch Mitchell, Stewart Copeland, and Philly Joe Jones. Adam co-leads a trio with New School alums, that performs regularly in New York, and throughout the North and West Coasts. Adam has performed at Nublu, Yoshi’s, the Blue Whale, SF’s Fleet Week, Summer Stage in Central Park, Modern Sky Music Festival, Charlie Parker Jazz Festival and The Royal Room, along with many others. This event is free.
After the Trio performs, you can enjoy a performance on the Empress Theatre Main Stage with world-renowned trumpeter Jeff Bordes with an All-Star cast of six musical greats at 8:30 pm, Stay for an after-concert jam session in the Empress Lounge. This is a ticketed event.