Dave Nachmanoff and Friends at Coffee Gallery Backstage

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Both of Al Stewart's McCabe's Guitar Shop shows are now sold out, but you can see Dave Nachmanoff & friends in concert at The Coffee Gallery Backstage , 2029 N Lake Ave, Altadena, CA on Sunday, January 27, 2013. 3 PM showtime, $15. Limited seating, so get your reservations in now. Call (626) 798-6236 between 10 A. M. and 10 P.M. After last year's glorious CD release party at Cafe Cordiale, you won't want to miss this return to the LA area. Mike Lindauer will be playing five string fretless bass and singing backup, and you never know which other friends of Dave's may show up to grace the stage!


Award-winning singer-songwriter and guitarist Dave Nachmanoff will perform at The Coffee Gallery Backstage in Altadena, California on Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 3 PM. Tickets are $15. He will perform songs from his new critically acclaimed CD "Step Up", plus fan favorites.

Singer-songwriter Dave Nachmanoff has toured across the United States and the world for over 15 years, both on his own and as Al Stewart's ("Year of the Cat") opening act, verbal sparring partner and lead guitarist. In appearances from the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC to the Royal Albert Hall in London, Dave has shared his songs and stories. As a side player (guitar, piano, bass, accordion and more) he’s worked with Stewart on a regular basis as well as many others at hundreds of venues as far ranging as The Bottom Line, Glastonbury Festival, and the Edmonton Folk Festival.

A California based performer with nine albums under his belt, Dave Nachmanoff is known for sophisticated songwriting, clean guitar
playing, rich and textured instrumentation, top-notch singing, and most importantly, an energetic show. He's been described as having "an acoustic style that's somewhere between the easygoing charm of Arlo Guthrie and the raw energy of Bruce Springsteen”. He comes to The Coffee Gallery Backstage directly from two nights opening for and performing  with Al Stewart at McCabe's in Santa Monica. Both of the McCabe's shows are now sold out, so fans in the greater Los Angeles area have another opportunity to hear Dave at the Coffee Gallery Backstage.

"Step Up" is Dave's latest release. It was produced by Ronan Chris Murphy (King Crimson, Steve Morse), and features musicians Bob Malone (John Fogerty), Ian Sheridan (Jason Mraz) and Victor Bisetti (Los Lobos), and vocalists Al Stewart, Rosemary Butler (Jackson Browne and James Taylor), John Wicks of powerpop band The Records, and Liz Bligan. He’s got nine albums in all, including his first, Candy Shower, released in 1997.  He's sold over 15,000 recordings, which can be found at Amazon, iTunes, CDBaby and many other outlets.

Nationwide independent music consortium Just Plain Folks honored Dave with the 2001 Songwriter of the Year award.  Recently, he has been recognized in three songwriting contests - the USA Songwriting Competition, the International Acoustic Music Awards, and the Great
American Song Contest. Sing Out! Magazine has praised his “… heartfelt, inspired songwriting … with a delivery both biting and

More information about Dave Nachmanoff can be found by visiting his website, www.davenach.com.  For more information about the Coffee
Gallery Backstage, visit http://www.coffeegallery.com/showsat.htm

Show details:

Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 3 PM
The Coffee Gallery Backstage
2029 North Lake Avenue
Altadena, CA 91001
Price: $15
Make reservations in advance at (626) 798-6236, between 10 A. M. and
10 P.M., or at the door (seating is limited).


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