Fri Sep 29 2023 at 05:30 pm to 09:30 pmUTC-07:00
Almost Famous Wine Lounge | Livermore, CA
About this Event
21+ Doors at 4 pm. Opener begins at 5:30 pm. Main act starts at 7:30 pm.
The Zydeco Flames have gained a reputation as the West Coast's premiere Zydeco band. The Flames consistently pack the house in venues ranging from contemporary clubs to major festivals and traditional dancehalls. Their sizzling roots rhythms are timeless. Their execution is relentless, and combined with a stunningly powerful groove in the tradition of masters like Clifton Chenier, Buckwheat Zydeco and Queen Ida.
See them live at Almost Famous Wine Lounge, an award-winning, new tasting room and venue located on Vasco Road in the heart of Livermore's wine, spirits and brewery district. Almost Famous Wine makes fifteen wines in diverse styles, and earned 47 top industry awards since our debut last year.
There is a two drink minimum for each guest.
Reserved table seating is available for purchase at this show. Ticket sales are final. While we do not offer refunds, we are happy to apply the full credit of your purchase to another show (with advance notice of more than 24 hours before your purchased show begins.)
Table seats cannot be claimed first come, first served until 8:15pm. Upgraded seating must otherwise be purchased. Outside food is welcome, but please bus your table of any food items when you are finished. No outside beverages, including non-alcoholic beverages. With a menu of 15 wines in diverse styles, complimentary water, and sophisticated non-alcoholic options, there's something for everyone.
About Zydeco Flames
The Zydeco Flames have gained a reputation as the West Coast's premiere Zydeco band. The Flames consistently pack the house in venues ranging from contemporary clubs to major festivals and traditional dancehalls. Their sizzling roots rhythms are timeless and the execution of them relentless, with a stunningly powerful groove. The Flames' sixth CD release "Fire It Up", provides fans with hot Zydeco in the tradition of masters like Clifton Chenier, Buckwheat Zydeco and Queen Ida.
Best Zydeco Band, West Coast Blues Society (2006)
Best Original Song ("Don't Worry"), West Coast Cajun & Zydeco Association (1997)
(vocals, rubboard, harmonica, lyrics) Lloyd is a consummate entertainer and rousing crowd pleaser. His infectious energy infuses audiences wherever he performs. A classically trained singer, Lloyd's soulful, steamy style ranges from rock to blues to R&B, leading to a unique blend of Zydeco. His diverse musical background includes performances and recordings with Mal Sharpe's Big Money, Tom Rigney, Motordude Zydeco and Elvin Bishop. He appears regularly with bandmate and guitarist, Freeway Frank, at the notorious Twangfest.
(guitar) Frank has musical roots deep in the styles of the Chicago blues. Flames' fans are energized by his masterful solos and rhythm guitar work. Frank also served as bandleader for Freeway Frank and the Hotwires, and has played with Johnny Copeland, Alvin "Youngblood" Hart, Ricardo Scales, and Johnny Nitro. You can find Frank on Saturday mornings hamming it up with Marin favorites in the "Frank and Ted Show" at the Coffee Roasters in San Anselmo and jamming every other Wednesday at the infamous "Twangfest" at Peri's in Fairfax with local luminaries Bonnie Hayes, Ted O'Connell, Jeb Harrison, Tal Morris, Eric Shram and Kevin Hayes (of the Robert Cray Band)
(accordion) Bruce has traveled extensively in southwest Louisiana,playing with some of the best cajun and creole musicians. He has recorded for film, radio and TV. He worked with Roy Rogers on a grammy nominated album for Ramblin' Jack Eliott, as well as performing with the likes of: Norton Buffalo, Jackie Payne, Luther Tucker, Elvin Bishop, Sista Monica, Kenny Neal and The California Honeydrops.
(bass, vocals, lyrics, producer, engineer) Timm is one reason why The Flames are known for having one of the tightest rhythm sections in the business. His performance credits include work with The Larry James Band, Roy Gaines, J.J. Malone, Sista Monica, Bobby Murray, and Andre Thierry. He is also a core member of The Elvin Bishop Band. Timm produced and engineered the Flames’ most recent CDs, "Bank the Fire” and “Fire it Up;" founded and recorded the New Orleans flavored funk at Beaufunk and engineered and produced their first CD "Change Gone Come Fa Betta."
William Allums Jr.
(drums) William's inspirational playing, with his unique brand of Louisiana-spiced rhythms, continues to draw fans to their feet and on to the dance floor. This multi-faceted player has deep roots in gospel music, hip-hop, funk and R&B.
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Where is it happening?Almost Famous Wine Lounge, 2271 S. Vasco, Livermore, United States
Event Location & Nearby Stays:
USD 15.00 to USD 35.00