Kristi's Tour Dates - 2003

Tour Diary

All performances with Littlebird!

1/3 (San Francisco CA) Dolores Park Cafe 501 Dolores St at 18th St, 415-62 1-29 36, with Katharine Chase and Vienna Teng, 7:30-9:30, $5

1/9 (Santa Rosa CA) Aroma Roasters 95 5th St. Railroad Square 707-576-7765, 8:30-10:15, FREE

1/11 (San Francisco CA) Kimo's Nightclub 1351 Polk 415-885-4535, 9 pm, $ 6

1/17 (Santa Cruz CA) Cayuga Vault 1100 Soquel Avenue 831-421-9471, 8pm. A cappella artist Molly Hartwell opens. $8 in advance, $10 at the door. Tickets available at Herland, Streetlig h t a nd the Book Loft.

1/18 (Santa Barbara CA) House Concert 2030 Anacapa St., contact Ashanti for reservations and directions by e-mail: or phone: 805-908-2058. also performing: Lorna Hunt. Doors open at 7:30, show at 8. $5-10 sl iding scale

1/19 (Los Angeles CA) Genghis Cohen 740 N. Fairfax 310-578-5591, 7:30pm, $7

1/24 (San Francisco CA) House concert for reservations and directions contact Lisa at 415-309-1885 or, 8pm $10-$20 sliding scale.

2/1 (Sacramento CA) Luna's Cafe 1414 16th Street (between N & O) (916) 441-3931, 9pm, $5. Also performing: Caron Vikre

2/6 (Flagstaff AZ) Flagstaff Brewing Co. 16 E Route 66 928-773-1442, 9:30, FREE

2/7 (Taos NM) Eske's Brew Pub 106 Des Georges 505-758-1517, TBA

2/8 (Taos NM) Taos Inn 125 Paseo del Pueblo Norte 505-758-2233, 7-10pm, FREE

2/9 (Taos NM) Alley Cantina 121 Teresina Ln 505-758-2121, 7-9pm, FREE

2/11 (Tucson AZ) Epic Cafe 10707 N. Camino Central 520-624-6844, 8:30, FREE

2/12 (Tucson AZ) Ain't Nobody's Bizness 2900 East Broadway Ste 118 520-318-4838, 7pm, $3

2/14 (San Diego CA) Hot Monkey Love Cafe 5960 El Cajon Blvd 619-582-5908, 8pm, $3

2/15 (San Diego CA) Twiggs Coffeehouse 4590 Park Boulevard 619-296-0616, 8:30pm, $8

2/16 (San Diego CA) Lestat's Coffee House 3343 Adams Avenue 619-283-java, 8-10pm, $3-$5 donation

2/17 (San Diego CA) Claire de Lune Coffee Lounge 2906 University Ave 619-688-9845, 8:30pm, FREE

2/21 (Santa Ana CA) Gypsy Den 125 N. Broadway Ave. Artist's Village (714) 835-8840, 8:30pm, FREE

2/22 (San Luis Obispo CA) Linnaea's Cafe 1110 Garden St. 805-541-5888, 8:30pm, FREE

2/23 (Fairfax CA) 1st Bay Area Indiegrrl Showcase at 19 Broadway Nite Club at 19 Broadway 415-459-0191, 8:30, $5. Also performing: Adrianne Serna (opening), Emily Kurn, Irina Rivkin, Rebecca Jensen.

2/28 (Pacifica CA) Salada Beach Cafe 220 Paloma Ave 650-557-1356, 7:30

3/6 (Oakland CA) The Nameless 3910 Martin Luther King, Jr. Way @ 40th 510-547-8318, 7:30pm door, show at 8pm, $5.

**Please note: the tour dates below are SOLO dates (without Littlebird)** :(

3/20 (Albuquerque NM) Kelly's Brewpub 3222 Central Ave. SE 505-262-2739, 7:30 - 9:30pm

3/24 (Lawrence KS) catch me at The Bottleneck open mic 737 New Hampshire St 785-842-5483, 12:30am - 1am (yeah, you read right - zzzzz)

3/25 (Rutledge MO) Dancing Rabbit 1 Dancing Rabbit Lane 660-883-5511, 7:30pm

3/26 (Columbia MO) The Music Cafe 120 S 9th St 573-815-9995, Nikki Jackson opens, 10pm, $3

3/27 (Fairfield IA) Cafe Paradiso 607 W Broadway 641-472-0856, 8pm, $8

3/28 (Iowa City IA) Rock's Roadhouse 1701 Hwy 1 South 319-358-1514, 7 - 10pm

3/29 (Ann Arbor MI) Crazy Wisdom 114 S Main St 734-665-9468, 8:30pm, FREE

4/3 (Buffalo NY) Nietzsche's 248 Allen Street 716-886-8539, honored to be opening for Peter Mulvey, 9pm, $10

4/4 (Buffalo NY) Coffee Bean Cafe 3260 Main St 716-837-2326, Lea Prentiss opens, 8:30

4/5 (Buffalo NY) New World Record 765 Elmwood Avenue 716-883-3472, free in-store performance and cd-signing, 3pm

4/5 (Buffalo NY) CiTY SPoT Coffee 227 Delaware Ave 716-856-BREW, 9 - 11pm

4/6 (Rochester NY) SPoT Coffee 200 East Ave 585-232-7768, 1pm

4/8 (Cambridge MA) catch me at the Club Passim open mic! 7pm, $5

4/10 (Durham NH) University of New Hampshire Memorial Union Building (MUB) Theatre II, 115 Main St, contact b at 603-862-2148, Headlining the Night of Noise to end our observance of the National Queer Day of Silence, 7pm, Free for students, $3 for non-students

4/11 (Plaistow NH) The Sad Cafe 148 Plaistow Rd 603-382-8893, 7pm - Kris CLow, 8pm - Pete Conley, 9pm - Kristi Martel, 10pm - The Way Back, $8

4/12 (Providence RI) Cafe Zog 239 Wickenden St 401-421-2213, 8pm

4/13 (North Smithfield RI) House Concert, for directions and information email Kevin at or call him or Diana at 401-769-6871. If you were there either of the two last shows Kevin and I did together, you know you want to be there for this one! doors open at 6:30pm, music starts at 7pm, $5-20

4/15 (NYC) The C-Note 157 Avenue C 212-677-8142, Kristi headlines (7:30pm) the open mic 5pm

4/17 (Richmond VA) Babes 3166 W Cary St 804-355-9330, 8pm, $5

4/18 (Richmond VA) House Concert 3109 Hawthorne Ave 804-321-4944, last year's house concert was so much fun we decided to do it again! 8pm, $5 - $20

4/19 (Asheville NC) Namaste Yoga and Healing Center 57 Broadway 828-253-6985, 7pm, $10

4/23 (Madrid NM) Mine Shaft 2846 State Highway 14 505-473-0743, 6 - 8pm

4/24 (Albuquerque NM) Kelly's Brewpub 3222 Central Ave. SE 505-262-2739, 7:30 - 9:30pm

4/25 (Tucson AZ) Vaudeville Cabaret 110 E Congress St 520-622-3535, bellydancing until 9:30, music starts at 10pm: Jesse and Kim, then me, then Amber Jade and her band, $5

4/26 (San Diego CA) Claire de Lune's 2906 University Ave 619-688-9845, 8 - 10pm

back home for duo dates with Littlebird! :)

5/8 (San Rafael CA) Downtown San Rafael Farmers Market at Lootens Place 6-9pm

6/6 (Sebastopol CA) Coffee Catz 6761 Sebastopol Ave 707-829-6600, 7:30pm door, 8pm showtime, $8

6/7 (San Francisco CA) Queer Arts Festival at 848 Community Space 848 Divisadero St 415-922-2385, 8:30pm, TBA

6/14 (San Rafael CA) Kernos House Concert Call 415-472-4100 for directions and reservations. $10 - $15 per person, doors open at 6:30pm, music starts at 7pm. Come support this brand new beautiful house concert venue!

6/20 (Pacifica CA) Salada Beach Cafe 220 Paloma Ave 650-557-1356, 7:30

6/21 (Richmond CA) House Concert at 7:30pm, potluck dinner at 5:30pm, $10 donation (all proceeds to the artists). Please email or call to let us know you're coming and we'll save you seats and get you directions: Mark & Nomi or 510-375-9300

7/2 (San Francisco CA) Bazaar Cafe Queer Songwriters Series: join me, Terese Tayler and Kenni for the post pride queer celebration at the wonderfully music-supporting Bazaar Cafe. they have great food and a real piano too. 7pm

7/5 (San Francisco CA) Big Moves Presents Twisted Tea Dance at El Rio, 3158 Mission St $5-$500 at the door to benefit Big Moves, a dance company that believes every body can dance. i'll be performing and writing the music for their October dance concert. this event is a fundraiser for Big Moves and for my part in the project...

7/13 (global internet show) **This show has been rescheduled for September 21st.**

7/17 (San Rafael CA) Downtown San Rafael Farmers Market at B Street 6-9pm

7/18 (Oakland CA) The Nameless 3910 Martin Luther King, Jr. Way @ 40th 510-547-8318, When we played there in March it was a SOLD OUT show(!), so they invited us back to do it again. Get there early for better seats in this small (50-person) listening room. 7:30 door, 8pm show, $10. This is the last show Littlebird and I did together before her death on August 7, 2003.

8/14 (San Rafael CA) ***CANCELLED*** Downtown San Rafael Farmers Market at 4th St and Courthouse Square 6-9pm

8/22 (San Diego CA) ***CANCELLED*** I am playing a short set at the North American Conference on Bisexuality.

All performances are solo now.

8/29 (San Rafael CA) Kung Fu Lounge (great Chinese food restaurant Yet Wah's backroom) 1238 4th St 415-505-3254, 9:30pm, $5

8/30 (Berkeley CA) Littlebird Memorial Concert at Rose Street House of Music, 8pm, donations to benefit Kristi's healing. All are welcome to come and honor Littlebird, either by being there and listening to the music others share, or by singing a song of your own or of hers. Kristi Martel and Gwen Avery are just two of the performers we expect will be there. Please let Irina know if you'd like to share a song or songs. Call the infoline for location (510) 594-4000 ext. 687

9/6 (Berkeley CA) Dandelion Dancetheater presents the second RE-VISIONING THE BODY IN DANCE: A benefit evening dedicated to investigating body image issues in dance. ONE NIGHT ONLY at WESTERN SKY STUDIO 2525 Eighth Street 510-444-2820, doors at 7:30pm, show at 8pm, $10+ all proceeds to Dandelion Dancetheater. Featuring performance by Dandelion Dancetheater, Della Davidson/SIDESHOW Physical Theater, and Big Moves Modern Ensemble. Followed by a panel discussion exploring issues around the body and body image in modern dance facilitated by dance artist Ali Woolwich; with Della Davidson, Kimiko Guthrie, Frank Shawl, Jessica Judd and others.

9/13 (San Francisco CA) Bazaar Cafe Clabber Girl and I will be there to entertain you from 7pm - 9:30

9/20 (San Francisco CA) Bazaar Cafe Kathryn Mostow and I will be there to entertain you from 7pm - 9:30

9/21 (global internet show) ***CHANGED*** This was going to be a live Kristi and Littlebird interview and performance, but instead it will be a broadcast of the video of our March 6th 2003 Nameless show, in memory of Littlebird, on The Shaman's Den on LUVeRadio, 8-10pm.

9/26 (Pacifica CA) Salada Beach Cafe 220 Paloma Ave 650-557-1356, 8pm

9/30 (San Francisco CA) Viva Variety benefit for Aguilas, an organization dedicated to creating a supportive, culturally sensitive environment for gay/bisexual Latinos. This showcase of music, dance, comedy and performance art will be held in a beautiful 210 seat theatre, Buriel Clay Theatre, inside the Afro American Art & Cultural Center at 762 Fulton Street (@ Webster). Tickets are $15 in advance, $18 at the door, 8pm.

10/3 & 4 (San Francisco CA) Bodies in Motion: freedom to move concert at ODC - yipppeeee! I am creating the live music for this dance concert as well as dancing in it! I have been working with Big Moves dancers and choreographer Eric Kupers all summer to help create these two nights of performance. Buy tickets early, because this annual show usually sells out! Curtain at 8pm. ODC Theater 3153 17th St 415-863-9834. $22/door, $20/advance

10/9 (San Diego CA) ***CANCELLED*** because i have a bad cold and i'm saving up for Saturday...little open mic set at the Coaster Saloon

10/11 (Tucson AZ) OUToberfest! Join me once again for this fabulous celebration of Tucson Pride! I am scheduled to perform in the DeMeester Center Band Shell from 11:55am - 12:40pm. Bring sunscreen!

10/11 (Tucson AZ) Bentleys House of Coffee and Tea 1730 E Speedway 520-795-0338 9pm - 11pm, all ages

10/12 (Tucson AZ) Vaudeville Cabaret 110 E Congress St 520-622-3535, I had so much fun playing here in April that I'm doing it again. I go on at 8pm (til 9), $3 cover. Don't miss it. 21+

10/13 (Tucson AZ) Plush 340 East 6th St 520-798-1298 7:30pm - 9:30pm in the lounge, 21+

10/16 (Los Angeles CA) Genghis Cohen 740 N. Fairfax Ave 323-653-0640, Please help me pack this fabulous sounding venue for one last goodbye LA concert before I move back east! 10:30 - 11:15pm $7

10/21 (Fairfax CA) 19 Broadway Nite Club 19 Broadway 415-459-1091 9pm - 12:30am TBA

10/23 (Santa Cruz CA) Cayuga Vault Join me for my goodbye show at Cayuga, where Littlebird and I had two fabulous shows over the past two years. 8pm

10/24 (Oakland CA) The Nameless 3910 Martin Luther King, Jr. Way @ 40th 510-547-8318. Our first show here SOLD OUT, our second show here was the last Littlebird ever played. This one is my moving-back-east-goodbye show. Spoken word artist Meliza Ba?ales opens. Don't miss it. Get there early for better seats in this small (50-person) listening room, or buy your tickets in advance at The Nameless. 7:30 door, 8pm show, $10.

11/24 (Durham NH) a return performance at University of New Hampshire: MUB Entertainment Center, Dave Merry 603-862-4522, 7:30pm doors/8pm show, FREE

12/9 (Cambridge MA) catch me at the Club Passim open mic!

12/11 (Boston MA) Simmons College Quadside Cafe 54 Pilgrim Road 7:30pm - 9:30pm FREE

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