Musicians’ Showcase – Community Involvement
started in Houston, Tx in 1994 as an outlet for students to get real-life performing experience in real-life clubs. It has continued every year
(except 2009) and evolved into a highly respected forum for up and coming performers – thousands of players, future-signed bands, and world-famous guest musicians.
SF Venues hosting include Slim’s, Bottom of the Hill, Thee Parkside, Red Devil Lounge, Tupelo, Grant&Green, OmniCircus, Pyramid, Storyville, Conn. Yankee, El Rio, The 23 Club, & more. With over 100 shows to date, there is no sign of letting up.
Here is a list of some of the great players who “threw down” thru the years –
Kai Eckhardt – int’l bass superstar.
Osam Ezzeldin – Dave Weckl, Zakir Hussain.
Deszon Claiborne – Don Cherry.
Stu Hamm – Joe Satriani, Steve Vai.
Jude Gold – Jefferson Starship, Jerry Garcia Band.
Brooklyn Layla Allman – vox rising star, daughter of Gregg Allman.
Tal Morris – CCR, Huey Lewis.
Steven Winter – Montrose.
Jimmy Sage – Lee Rocker Band (Stray Cats).
Atma Anur – Journey, Cacophony.
Clayton Gibb – Keb Mo’ Band.
Doug Doppler – gtr SF.
Ray Sayre – gtr SF.
Jason Muscat – TaintedLove.
Roger Roche – 4 Non Blondes.
Ariane Cap – Cirque de Soleil.
Uriah Duffy – Whitesnake.
75th Showcase Extravaganza 2008 Poster
Very special thanks to all of you –
who have participated & performed in these shows thru the years!