Tallahassee Senior Center’s popular Lunchtime Coffeehouse Concerts showcase a variety of accomplished musicians in a warm and friendly atmosphere.  Whether you’re a fan of folk, blues, or something in between, our concerts will provide the perfect lunchtime escape.

Whether you bring your own lunch or pre-order a catered meal, take the time to unwind in the middle of the day and enjoy some great music. We bring you a mid-day break that’s both relaxing and entertaining.

For concert questions, please contact Ruth Nickens: email Ruth.Nickens@talgov.com phone 850-891-4042

Dayna Kurtz
Wed., March 6, 2024  11:00 am – 12 noon

“Kurtz is hypnotic from the first note to the last.”

Dayna Kurtz’s voice transcends all others– she will simply make your jaw drop. This New Jersey born, now New Orleans resident, internationally touring singer/songwriter/musician/producer has been bestowed with a multitude of awards and accolades, including being named the “Female Songwriter of the Year” by the National Academy of Songwriters. Norah Jones and Bonnie Raitt rave about her, and she’s performed on high-profile radio shows as Mountain Stage and NPR’s Morning Edition. She’s toured with legends like Elvis Costello, Richard Thompson, Mavis Staples, Rufus Wainwright, B.B. King, and performed at many festivals, including New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. For her performance here at TSC, she brings along her friend, Robert Mache (Continental Drifters, Steve Wynn) on guitar.

Enjoy coffee by Lucky Goat. Feel free to bring a lunch.
$10 for concert, $2 donation for pastries. 
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Trout Fishing in America Concert – with optional songwriting workshop
Thur., March 21, 2024
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Concert
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Workshop

Music for people who take their fun seriously!

Trout Fishing in America is an eclectic folk/rock band who write songs for all ages. Bassist/vocalist Keith Grimwood and guitar/banjo/bouzouki player/vocalist Ezra Idlet have been writing songs and performing for the past 46 years. They have toured extensively throughout the world, logging well over a million miles of travel. As individuals, they are about as different as one can imagine. Together, they blend seamlessly in a way that has captured the imagination (and hearts) of audiences of all ages.

Enjoy the concert only, or with optional intimate songwriting workshop with Keith & Ezra to follow.
Concert donation $10. Concert including intimate songwriting workshop $28.

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Grammy-nominated Sofia Talvik
Mon., Apr. 1, 2024, 11:00 am – 12 noon

Americana/Folk with Swedish roots, unmistakably Nordic in flavor, Sofia Talvik conforms to American interpretations of her own original music — a North Sea siren blending sparkle and melancholy, creating a special niche of folk music.

A true touring veteran, she has released ove a dozen albums, and her newest album, “Center of the Universe” received a Grammy Nomination for best Folk Album. You will love her angelic vocals and her original songs with lilting melodies and profound lyrics.

$10 requested donation
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Nick Andrew Staver
Mon., June 17  11:00 am – 12 noon

TSC Coffeehouse Concerts presents roots and blues artist, Nick Andrew Staver. Nick has emerged as a captivating artist from the blue collar valleys of southern Pennsylvania. Nick’s live performances  expose parallels between his personal journey and the American experience, with each song spotlighting the challenges that come with small town rural life. He has released several albums, and the newest “Rust Don’t Shine” is truly a  stunner.

$10 requested donation for concert. Enjoy Lucky Goat coffee. Feel free to bring your lunch.

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