This Wednesday, hit songwriter Johnny Townsend makes his first appearance at Wine & Song along with soulful blues maven Jodi Siegel. Gonna be another great night! The Lost Parrot has a full bar and limited, but excellent menu. 6pm doors, 7pm show. If you’d rather bring your own wine, corkage is $15.
Johnny Townsend is best known for the 1976 Billboard Top-10 single “Smoke From a Distant Fire.” A soul and R&B influenced pianist, singer, and songwriter, he has co-written with the likes of Kenny Loggins, Gregg Allman, and Larry Carlton. In the early ’90s he joined the Gregg Allman Band for a spell, touring with them for several years. He even did a tour with with one of his previous bands opening for Jimi Hendrix.
Jodi Siegel was born in the home of the blues — Chicago. She relocated to California where she played and sang in numerous bands up and down the coast. She has shared the stage with the likes of Albert King, Robert Cray, and J.D. Souther. Her songs have been recorded by Maria Muldaur, Marcia Ball, and Teresa James and her latest album “Wild Hearts” is filled with compelling songs, cool grooves, smart lyrics and some of the best musicians in L.A.
At Lost Parrot Cafe, 1929 Huntington Dr. in South Pasadena. 6pm doors, 7pm music. Food and full bar available at the venue. $15 corkage.
WINE & SONG is sponsored by Tracy Macrum