Javarita Coffeehouse: 15th Annual Concert Series

A small, intimate setting that has gained a reputation for attracting, “big name” entertainers to come and perform as well as walk the borderlands and learn about the migrant journey.        Concerts are held on Friday evenings at 7:00pm---Tickets are between $10.00 and $20.00---a Season Pass is $100.00 (8 Concerts).  Contact Randy Mayer at 625-1375, if you have any questions.  The Good Shepherd is located at 17750 S. La Canada in Sahuarita, Arizona (85629).

October 9, 2015 - Kate MacLeod

Kate composes music for and about all of us. Whether in a song or on her violin, she captures the essence of history, our landscapes and our lives.  Her live performances display an unbreakable link    between traditional music and cutting-edge contemporary songwriting.  Tix--$10.00

November 13, 2015 - John McCutcheon

Grammy-nominated folk musician and songwriter has written hundreds of songs and garnered more than his share of     accolades. His eclectic catalog of ballads, historical songs, children’s songs, love songs, topical satire, fiddle and hammer dulcimer         instruments, and even symphonic works are among the broadest in American folk music.  Tix--$20

December 11, 2015 - Diane VanDeurzen & Lisa Otey 

Diane Van Deurzen and Lisa Otey are a dynamic duo, a perfect blend of hot jazz, sultry blues and cabaret.  Tix--$10

January 15, 2016 -  Lance Canales and The Flood

Lance Canales & The Flood--are a roots-blues influenced Americana trio from California’s breadbasket, where Canales lived the life that so many songs have been written about since the birth of roots music – hard labor, one room shacks and taunting ghosts whispering of a better life. Canales’ guttural vocals combine a hard-edged storytelling approach beneath a stripped down, foot-stomping, acoustic instrumentation.  Opening act will be the Ambos Nogales, border singer-songwriter, Pablo Peregrina.

February 12, 2016 - Carrie Newcomer

Carrie is a songwriter, recording artist, performer and educator. She has been described as a “prairie mystic” by the Boston Globe, she asks all the right questions” says the Rolling Stone,  and  “she has a voice as rich as Godiva chocolate.” says The Austin   Statesman.   And theologian Parker Palmers say—“She is always attuned to the still, small voice of the soul that’s so often muffled by the noise of the world.”  Tix--$20

Common Ground on the Border Concerts

March 18, 20165 (Friday)  - Kim & Reggie Harris

Kim & Reggie Harris combine a strong folk and gospel  legacy with a solid background in classical, rock, jazz and pop music. As socially conscious acoustic musicians and storytellers, the Harrises have been “walking the talk” for over 30 years, performing modern and historical songs that explore societal ills and proffer positive social      messages.  Tix--$20.

March 19, 2016 (Saturday)  - Common Ground Faculty Concert

Enjoy a variety of performers from Buckshot Dot, Ted Ramirez, Walt Michael, Pablo Peregrina ,the Ronstadt Generation and more.  Playing the blues, country, old time, ranchera, mariachi---you name it—it will happen.  $10.00

April 8, 2016 - I Hear Voices!

I Hear Voices! is a unique vocal quartet from Tucson, Arizona.   Relying on uplifting material and lush vocal harmonies, they mix about half original songs with songs by other contemporary writers. Their vocal sound changes with the styles of the songs they sing, from soft jazz to modern bluegrass, with interesting stops in between.  Tix--$10 



Javarita Coffeehouse

Kate MacLeod

John McCutcheon

Diane Van Deurzen & Lisa Otey

Lance Canales & The Flood

Carrie Newcomer

Kim & Reggie Harris

I Hear Voices!