Fri, March 23, 2018, 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Community Pride Dance is a quarterly dance party and social to promote intersectional unity that leads up to our Redwood Pride event that happens in June.
Performing live on the Redwood Cafe stage Stephanie Teel Band
With Resident DJ Loisaida and Guest DJ Broken Record keeping the floor grooving.
Stephanie Teel is a native San Franciscan,
Her road gigs began in Las Vegas with the Al Bellow Revue with Jenny Jones as the bands leader and drummer. (Jenny went on to be a TV talk show host). The band was booked solid for two years playing in several casinos in Vegas, Reno, Tahoe, and clubs in New Mexico and a tour of eastern Canada.
In 1990, Stephanie was the lead guitarist for the Zasu Pitts Memorial Orchestra. The band featured some of the best musicians and vocalists in the Bay Area. She also played for Linda Tillery at the 1990 Michigan Women’s Festival, and with members of Santana, Tower Of Power, and the band War.
Besides playing with her own band and solo performances, Stephanie plays with “The Fabulous Cruise Tones.” The band is booked throughout the year for private parties, country clubs, yacht clubs, fundraisers, festivals and local hotels.
Roy Schmall (Keyboards, Vocals) Roy began his career sharing the stage with legendary artists Jimi Hendrix and Big Brother and the Holding Company. After touring Europe he returned to co-found Smoke Inc., an R&B. Reggae, and Funk band that opened for such notables as Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Burning Spear, Rick James, Sly Stone and Dr. John.
Steve Valverde ( Vocals, Bass Guitar) Steve began his professional musical career working his way through U.C. Berkeley playing throughout the Bay Area. Immediately after graduating from Berkeley, Steve hit the road working clubs and concerts throughout the U.S., Korea, and Japan. He eventually returned the bay area to perform and record with Chris Rowan of the Rowan Brothers, sharing the stage with the Jerry Garcia Band and David Crosby. He later went on to perform with Zulu Spear, Paul Pena. members of the Doobie Brothers, the Elvin Bishop Band, Huey Lewis and the News, the Quicksilver Messenger Service and the Jefferson Starship
Ages 18 and up; $10 at door
8240 Old Redwood Hwy