Pete Sawyer & The Left Hand Monkey Wrench Gang with Hayley Jane

All Ages
Sunday, June 05, 2022
Doors: 7pm Show: 8pm
$14
Pete Sawyer & The Left Hand Monkey Wrench Gang was formed by Pete Sawyer to explore the depth and breadth of the Grateful Dead and Jerry Garcia Band catalog. Through conversational improvisation and deep listening, Pete Sawyer & The Left Hand Monkey Wrench Gang lets the music play the band, serving as a channel for the energy inherent in the Grateful Dead experience. The band draws from their extensive experience playing with members of the Phil Lesh, Bob Weir, Bill Kreutzmann, Mickey Hart, JGB, and Stu Allen to provide scintillating interpretations of Grateful Dead and JGB classics.

The Left Hand Monkey Wrench Gang features: Reed Mathis (Bill Kreutzmann, Mickey Hart), Ezra Lipp (Phil Lesh, ALO), Hayley Jane (Ryan Montbleau, Pink Talking Fish), Eric Levy (Garaj Mahal, Night Ranger), Murph Murphy (Poor Man’s Whiskey, Stu Allen) and Pete Sawyer (Brightshine, Seconds On End).

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Hayley Jane’s performance is layered with raw intensity + linguistic prowess.   She has a deeply emotive + highly magnetizing presence that’s generating a buzz in the industry.  Hayley pulls inspiration from a variety of styles, including 60s + 70s rock + pop, musical theater, folk, blues, soul,  psychedelic, funk + bluegrass.  Just as varied, are the many ways she can captivate an audience.  Whether the concentrated potency of her solo acoustic performance, the explosive energy + movement of her full band shows, or one of her theatrical performances, she always brings the charisma, humor + passion to move an audience.  Her music has been praised by a  wide range of musicians, producers + music lovers alike, for successfully combining a diverse sound with clever, over-the-top lyrics + Vaudevillian-style storytelling.   Hayley reawakens her audiences to the wild parts of themselves, great medicine for these modern times.