Javarita Coffeehouse: 13th Annual Concert Series


The Coffeehouse is held one Friday each month, starting at 7pm at The Good Shepherd UCC (17750 S. La Canada in Sahuarita).  This year we will have the added attraction of two concerts during our Common Ground on the Border program in March. Tickets can be purchased on the night of the concert, at the door for $10 to $25 (depending on the show), or, a season pass can be purchased for $100.00 per person for all 8 shows.  This is an all-volunteer organization and a ministry of The Good Shepherd UCC dedicated to supporting and enjoying live acoustic music.  Questions?  Contact Randy Mayer at 625-1375.  


October 18, 2013—Cadillac Mountain

This dynamic bluegrass band consists of four Arizona natives that have been playing music together since childhood.  Their unique blend of old-time bluegrass, hot instrumentals, and original compositions meld into a distinctive sound.  (Ticket $10.00)


November 15, 2013— Common Ground on the Border Benefit Concert featuring Tish Hinojosa with Special Guests: Marvin Dykhuis,         Michael and Petie Ronstadt, Ted Warmbrand, and Pablo Peregrina

Moving gracefully through folk, country, pop, and Latino styles, Tish’s music reflects America’s multicultural richness. Combining a vision that embraces many musical styles, with warmth, and a pure, soulful voice, this singer-songwriter has gained a     loving and loyal audience. (Ticket $25.00) 


December 13, 2013— Mariachi Christmas with Azteca Del Sol

Mariachi Azteca Del Sol will help us usher in the holiday season and lead us in the traditional “Posada” carols.  But the night isn’t only music; we will have lots of other activities for EVERYONE in the family, and our annual Sweet Sale.  Come and enjoy yourself, bring your family, and prepare for the holiday season southwest style.  (Ticket $10.00)

January 17, 2014—Peter Yarrow

An incredibly successful artist and activist, Peter’s talent is legendary.  His gift for songwriting has produced some of the most moving songs Peter, Paul & Mary recorded.  His musical creativity has always gone hand in hand with his commitment to social justice and equity in society.  And today, he’s reaching a whole new generation with his music and advocacy.  (Ticket $20.00)


February 14, 2014—Andy Cohen

Andy grew up in a house with a piano and many Dixieland Jazz records.  At fifteen, he got bit by the Folk Music bug, and by sixteen, he saw Piedmont Blues guitarist Rev. Gary Davis, and his course was set.  Andy plays everything from gospel, blues, and ragtime on piano, guitar or anything he can get his hands on. (Ticket $10.00) 

Thursday, March 13 - Music on the Porch of the Ronstadt Family   

Making music in the Sonora Desert for more than 100 years, the Ronstadt Family has been putting polished harmonies to a wonderful mixture of folk and popular songs, Mexican and American, old and new.  In fact in 1994 the Ronstadt family was awarded a Copper Letter from the City of Tucson for keeping the air of our town beautiful with song for so many years.  (Tickets $10.00)

Friday, March 14- David Bromberg

David is a sensitive and versatile multi-instrumentalist who can lead a rauchous big band or hold an audience silent with a solo acoustic blues concert.  He is a first call, “Hired gun” guitarist that has played on hundreds of records by artists including Bob Dylan, The Eagles, Ringo Starr, Willie Nelson, and Carly Simon. His range of material goes from folk and blues, to bluegrass, ragtime, country and ethnic music.  Arrive early; David has loyal fans that flock to his concerts.  ($20.00 Tickets)

Saturday, March 15-Common Ground on the Border -Faculty Concert- Guests Include-Walt Michael, Josh Histle, Dan Levenson, Ted Warmbrand, and Pablo Peregrina.

We will have an amazing array of world-class musicians and artists on hand for this concert as they each share a few songs from their vast repertoire.  (Tickets $10.00)  


April 11, 2014—Sonoran Dogs

This band has exploded upon the Arizona bluegrass scene, performing at the Sedona, Wickenburg, Prescott, and Tubac bluegrass festivals.  They play a collection of traditional bluegrass standards, new-grass, and original compositions. (Ticket $10.00)




Mission & Outreach

Cadillac Mountain

Tish Hinojosa

Azteca del Sol

Peter Yarrow

Andy Cohen

The Ronstadts

David Bromberg

Sonoran Dogs