Do not miss a special evening at the Coffee Gallery featuring songwriter–guitarist Tony Gilkyson and singer-songwriter Rick Shea for a performance of storytelling through music. 

TONY GILKYSON….Born in Hollywood and raised in an environment of musicians, songwriter–guitarist Tony Gilkyson originally started recording as a boy with his father, Terry Gilkyson, a composer for Walt Disney and a prominent folksinger/songwriter in his own right. Artists he has played and recorded with include Lone Justice, John Coinman, Jake LaBotz, Ray Wiley Hubbard, Sam Phillips, Duke McVinnie, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Peter Rowan, Larry Hosford, Dave Alvin, Kip Boardman, Alice Cooper, Bob Dylan, Kris Kristofferson, K.D. Lang, Mark Olsen, Shane MacGowan, Mike Stinson, Randy Weeks, Kathleen Wilhoite, and X. He has produced recordings for Exene Cervenka, sister Eliza Gilkyson and Dances with Wolves author and poet Michael Blake. With Tom Waits, he co-produced Chuck E. Weiss’s albums Extremely Cool and Old Souls & Wolf Tickets. In 2003 he produced the acclaimed Country for True Lovers by Eleni Mandell. He also has played guitar on numerous film sound tracks including the Johnny Cash biopic Walk the Line, as well as The Big Lebowski, Don’t Come Knockin’ and All the King’ s Men, with producer T Bone Burnett.

With RICK SHEA….Rick Shea is one of L.A. 's most talented songwriters with songs embracing everything from traditional folk and country music to norteño and border rock, his voice is smooth and bittersweet and his guitar playing goes from subtle on the ballads to blazing through the rockers. His 5 critically acclaimed albums have been called "marvelous…4 stars... " LA Daily News, to “stunningly good”... Dirty Linen and he's worked with everyone from roots rock kingpin Dave Alvin to folk chanteuse Katy Moffatt to indie rock legends R.E.M. Playing a solo acoustic show at The Coffee Gallery to celebrate the release of his new album, "Shelter Valley Blues".

Staunchly independent...represents the best of California music …" ~ Jonny Whiteside/LA Weekly.


Saturday September 03, 2022 | 7:00 PM | $20.00
Reservations: (626) 798-6236

Reservations are strongly suggested. Seating is limited.
Call 626.798.6236 for Reservations Between 10 A - 10 P
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