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BRAND LIBRARY & ART CENTER - Plaza Performance Series - Scambooty

2018 Performers

Scambooty Performing 1 SMJune 1 – Scambooty

Scambooty weaves jazz, folk, blues, jump, country and the Great American Songbook into tight 3-part vocals spanning the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, as well as songs influenced by American Roots Music. Their wide range of musical styles varies from the early swing of the Boswell Sisters, to Cab Calloway, to the hip light jazz of Dan Hicks, and even some Lyle Lovett for a bit of Texas swing.  Other influences on Scambooty include Fats Domino, Sister Wynona Carr, Duke Ellington and Wynonie Harris. The band members, who have performed together in various musical groups since the 1970s, include Steve Coon (guitar/vocals), Kathy Coon (vocals), Mandi Stanley (vocals), Tom Morrison (bass/harmonica/vocals) and Bill Severance (drums/vocals). 


June 8 – Jonathan Stout & His Campus Five  <Read More>
June 15 – Nevanka East European Folk Ensemble  <Read More>
June 22 – Armenian ensemble  <Read More>
June 29 – Ukulele Bartt Three-Man Quartet  <Read More>

July 6 – LA Bluescasters  <Read More>
July 13 – Alison Lewis Quintet  <Read More>
July 20 – Big City Swing Committee  <Read More>
July 27 – Carl Verheyen Band  <Read More>

August 3 – Holy Crow Jazz Band  <Read More>
August 10 – Yuko Mabuchi Trio  <Read More>
August 17 – Other Mother Brother Band  <Read More>
August 24 – Marc Berger & Ride  <Read More>
August 31 – Bobby Barron & the Swing Thing Band with Barbara Morrison  <Read More>


Seating is limited and first come first served, no reserved seating. The Plaza seats 75 - 90 people for a performance; visitors are welcome to bring a chair or blanket and sit on the grassy hillsides in Brand Park. Performances run between 60 and 90 minutes without intermission.


The City of Glendale’s Performance Series began in 2014 to celebrate the renovation and reopening of the historic Brand Library & Art Center. The Brand Library & Art Center provides a free cultural asset to residents and attracts visitors to experience arts and cultural opportunities in the city. This Performance Series is designed to support arts organizations and to bring distinguished cultural programming to Glendale. The Performance Series is supported by the City of Glendale and the Glendale Arts & Culture Commission, with funding from the Urban Art Program and the Brand Associates.


Don’t Miss More Free Summer Concerts sponsored by the Community Services & Parks Department

  • Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm
  • Verdugo Park, North End
  • July 11 through August 15   <Read More>


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