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Rose Betts & Rocko Wheeler w/ special guest Andrew James

May 25 6:30 pm PDT

Second Stage

Doors Open: 6 pm

$15

ROSE BETTS
Hailing from London, England, Rose Betts is a Grammy nominated singer-songwriter with an uncanny ability to pen beautiful hooks and lyrics with a depth beyond her years. Her music defiantly blurs genres, demands attention and for a minute, makes you forget the mania of modern life. Infusing her music with everything she experiences, the good, the bad and the ugly, Rose’s songs have been hitting audiences straight in the heart since she began performing in London straight out of school, and as her audience has grown, her ability to keep connecting with them on an intensely authentic level shows no sign of dissipating.
A regular on the London music scene and darling of Sofar Sounds, Rose toured the UK in 2017, self released her first EP The Stars Look Down and is currently working between London and LA on her debut album with The Heavy Group due out in 2021. She has received major radio play on BBC 2 and BBC 6 and continues to blur the lines of conventionality through her collaborations with art, film, theatre and virtual technology.
She is featured as part of Zack Snyder’s Justice League soundtrack album in which she performs her cover of “Song To The Siren”

 

ROCKO WHEELER
From his roots in rural East Texas to emerging on the Hollywood indie scene, Rocko Wheeler writes music as diverse as the terrain. He was deemed “the ghost of Gram Parsons” by the Deli Magazine for his lyrical LA-themed debut, The Book of Rocko Wheeler. And the influential Songpickr selected TAKE SHELTER and Truth or Consequences, USA as two of “The Best Songs of 2021”. 
He draws from the well of Bob Dylan and John Prine to Jenny Lewis and Josh Ritter and Simon & Garfunkel, among other inspirations.

During early 2020, while living in Nashville, quarantine was precipitated by a deadly tornado that flattened the epicenter of the East Nashville neighborhood. Picking up the pen with autobiography as well as imaginative storytelling, he teamed up with producer-songwriter Kyle Cox. Wheeler wrote and recorded songs about the destruction of the storm, FaceTime dating, isolation, and hope for good news—mixed by Mike Marsh of The Avett Brothers , and containing a host of Nashville’s finest.

Rocko tracked albums at the famed Butcher Shoppe and Bomb Shelter studios with Grammy-Winners Sean Sullivan (Sturgill Simpson, The Del McCoury Band , Margo Price) and Andrija Tokic (Alabama Shakes, Hurray For The Riff Raff). TAKE SHELTER LP debuted November 12, 2021.

Ever-inspired by the history of the American West and of old Hollywood, Wheeler calls Los Angeles home.

ANDREW JAMES
They say that timing is everything, and roots rock singer-songwriter Andrew James ought to know. A Texas native who got his start as a guitar-slinging sideman, James broke out as a solo artist in 2016, when his Shoreline EP arrived to unexpected streaming success. Appearing at the dawn of a boom in curated playlists, it stood precariously on the edge of an emotional canyon, with soft-spoken confessionals capturing a sense of melancholy beauty to rack up more than 12 million plays on Spotify and counting. But now, the time has come to move forward. With What Am I Running From? – James’ long-awaited full-length album debut – the thought provoking Nashville tunesmith turns to face his inner turmoil, and move toward a new musical chapter. Over the course of 10 tracks co-produced by Rocko Wheeler and engineered by Andrija Tokic at East Nashville’s Bomb Shelter studio, James blends roots-rocking drive with folk curiosity and indie-pop whimsy, as the grayscale themes of self reflection find a technicolor sonic contrast.

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Ages: 21 and up
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Details

Date:
May 25
Time:
6:30 pm PDT
Cost:
$15

Venue

Hotel Cafe
1623 N Cahuenga Blvd
Los Angeles, 90028 United States
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Door Time
6 pm