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The Better Halves & Steff Kayser with Liz Stires
Artchoke Music
Portland, OR
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The Better Halves & Steff Kayser with Liz Stires
The Better Halves are an Austin, TX-based husband-wife musical duo. They met when Jimmy Joe was booking music at the local farmers' market, and Chrissie was looking for a gig that included fresh veggies. A decade later, they have just released their third CD, a really fun and creative childrens CD called Playing in the Dirt (under their alter ego, Mr. Bus Driver Man Sir and Her). They have toured the west coast 7 years consecutively and Mexico for 4 years. They always entertain audiences with a song that they learned to play with four hands on one guitar! Their music inspires and amuses, with clever lyrics and outstanding instrumentation (usually on two guitars). Their onstage banter is reminiscent of Johnny Cash and June Carter. They each have some fine accomplishments, including Jimmy Joe having one of his songs played on NPRs Car Talk, and Chrissie performing live on Garrison Keillors A Prairie Home Companion.  Jimmy Joe is also a school bus driver, which is where many of their childrens songs begin their existence.  Chrissie is an acupuncturist who believes in many forms of healing, including the power of music to soothe and bring joy. Together, they continue writing Texas swing, bluegrass, songs in Spanish and Brazilian flavored tunes, sing sweet vocal harmonies, and tour from Alaska to Mexico, with one of their favorite stops along the way being Artichoke Music in Portland!
www.thebetterhalvesmusic.com

Seattle-based folk artist STEFF Kayser brings his craftsmanship, precision and groove to Artichoke Music. Long in demand as an accompanist, bandmate and session player, STEFF is now presenting his music on-the-road throughout the continental USA.  Regarding his 2012 debut CD, The Roads that Cross the Great Divide, Chris Lunn (Victory Music/Ancient Victorys) writes: ...as hungry as I am for STEFF Kaysers singing and writing, I am a happy man!  
http://www.steffmusic.com/

Liz is a singer/songwriter, raised north of San Francisco. She comes from a family of musicians, including classical composers, opera singers, song writers and instrumentalists. She has followed the path of the soul through song. Liz began writing as a teen, as well as performing in the Bay Area. She performed
regularly with HueyLewis and recorded and toured as a backup vocalist with Jerry Garcia Band (JGB) as well as Bob Weir and King Fish. Liz released her CD, Cascade, in 2013 which can be heard on her website: Lizstires.com.

Location

Artchoke Music (View)
2007 SE Powell Blvd
Portland, OR 97202
United States


Categories

Music > Americana
Music > Folk
Music > Singer/Songwriter

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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Owner: Artichoke Community Music
On BPT Since: Sep 12, 2016
 
Alexa MacDonald
5032328845
artichokeartdirector@gmail...
artichokemusic.org/010717....
 


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