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Open Daily 12:00pm

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Tuesday - Thursday
5:30pm to 8:30pm

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Tuesday - Sunday
Open 5:00pm

Yoshi's San Francisco
1330 Fillmore Street
SF, CA 94115
Phone: 415.655.5600

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JOHNNYSWIM plus 6Roses

November 13, 2013

Soul-folk duo composed of Amanda Sudano & Abner Ramirez

Wednesday, Nov 13

  • 8pm $17


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There are approximately 2,000 miles between Nashville and Los Angeles. Both cities are home to JOHNNYSWIM. However, the duo's music far transcends that distance. It's easy to understand why A Prairie Home Companion declared that Abner Ramirez and Amanda Sudano Ramirez are "21st century troubadours." As JOHNNYSWIM, they embody the tradition of the well-traveled singer-songwriter while cultivating a modern style that's uniquely their own.

Heart Beats, the duo's debut for Big Picnic Records, is the culmination of years spent shaping what Vogue calls an "infectious sound." Of the 200-plus acts who performed at the 2013 Bonnaroo festival, only JOHNNYSWIM could naturally conjure elements of rock, blues, boleros, folk, and contemporary R&B in their music. With just a guitar and the scintillating contrast of their voices, the duo holds audiences spellbound. They are storytellers who create a sense of intimacy between them and the listener, whether performing on The Today Show, singing 333 feet underground in Tennessee's Cumberland Caverns, or illuminating the stage at O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire in London. Their songs are shaped by universal truths. "It starts with a feeling we hope the listener will get when they hear the song," explains Abner about their songwriting process. "Sometimes it starts with a lyric, sometimes with a chord progression, or sometimes even with a picture, but ultimately we start with an emotion." Johnnyswim's website




6Roses is the duo of Michael Cavaseno (guitar, electronics) and David Boyce (tenor/soprano sax, electronics). Performing together on and off in for over 20 years, the two have spent the last four honing their repetoire and intense ESP communication dynamics in various intimate venues around the Bay Area. Eclecticism, spontaneity, creativity and passion fuel their commitment to producing organic music in the moment. 6Roses plays jazz, blues, tangos, son cubanos, RnB/Soul ballads, experimental audio horizons and pop songs with a conception that is firmly rooted in the past but exists in the now looking forward to the future. Michael Cavaseno (Bang Data) plays his guitar as if it were an orchestra, utilizing his effects to create a dense, looped tapestry of funky beats, dub wise bass lines, Flamenco melodies and modern harmonies. David Boyce (Broun Fellinis) flows rich, melodic lines over these psychedelic, grooving trance inducing meditations, evoking a myriad of emotions and feelings from his horns, their soulful tonal mysticism enhanced by his innovative use of effects. Together, they offer a new way of hearing songs you might know and songs you’ve never heard before. They’ll be playing original material and their compelling covers off their yet to be released CD entitled “Voices”. 6Roses on facebook