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News: Adams Avenue Unplugged
April 26 & 27, 2014

FREE music festival along a two-mile stretch of Adams Avenue spilling out from east of Texas Street in Normal Heights, west across Interstate 805 and past Interstate 15 into Kensington. So far, over 100 live musical performances are being scheduled on three outdoor stages. 17 local restaurants and bars will feature music venues. The festival includes street vendors and food stalls.

2014 Adams Avenue Unplugged Lineup is Taking Shape
according to a U-T newspaper article
by Geroge Varga in the
March 4, 2014 Arts section:

Chris Hillman
Herb Pedersen
Peter Case
Cindy Lee Berryhill
Tomcat Courtney
Joey Harris
Willie Watson
Johnny Fritz
The Sumner Brothers
Tom Brosseau
Joe Marillo
Bayou Brothers
Yale Strom
Euphoria Brass Band
Podunk Nowhere
Joe Rathburn
Dave Humphries
Christopher Dale
Jim Hinton
Alan Land
Billy Watson
Jeffrey Joe Morin
Coco & Lafe
Ross Altman
Trails and Rails
Ben Powell
Zzymzzy Quartet

Past artists
we would like to see invited back
to Adams Avenue Unplgged:

John C. Reily

Dan Bern

Jim Kweskin

Geoff Muldaur

Gregory Page

Folding Mr. Lincoln

Sara Petite

The Lovebirds

Lisa Sanders

Robin Adler

Patty Hall

Robin Henkel


Whitney Shay

Nena Anderson

Wendy Bailey

Christopher Dale

Ben Powell

Marie Haddad

Charlie Imes

Bill Dempsey

Curt Bouterse

Kenny Eng

Beston Barnett

Simeon Flick

Doug Walker

Craig Ingraham

Nathan Welden

Will Edwards

Trails and Rails

Kev Rones

Shawn Rohlf


Adams Avenue Unplugged hours are 11am until 9pm on Saturday and noon until 7pm on Sunday. Many of the bars will have extended hours this weekend.

Planned stages include:
Adams Park, Kensington Park, Cafe 21, Ken Cafe, Ken Club, Kensington Grill, Ponce�s Mexican, Cafe Cabaret, Back From Tomboctou, DiMillie�s, Blind Lady Ale House, Rosie O� Grady�s, The Ould Sod, Lestat�s, Triple Crown Pub, El Zarape, Sabuki Sushi, Antique Row Cafe, Jayne�s Gastropub, Air Conditioned Lounge, Kadan, Cantina Mayahuel, Twiggs Cafe.
Hundreds of food, beer and craft vendors fill out the things to see and do this weekend.
This is an event for everyone, with many types of music, food, drink, and fun!

Included with the musical event will be artists, crafters and dealers with booths and and open-air market in Adams Park. Bands feature folk, traditional roots music, Appalachian folk songs,   bluegrass, Americana, cowboy, Cajun, rockabilly . Previously known as the Adams Avenue Roots Festival, presented in association with the businesses of Adams Avenue.

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