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Le Perez & Rick Ferguson: Bawdy & Blues
June 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm$10 – $37
Tabard Theatre announces Le Perez & Rick Ferguson: Bawdy & Blues, on Saturday June 25, at 8pm. This is a live in-person show, with livestream and on-demand tickets also available. Tabard Theatre is thrilled to welcome back vocalist Le Perez to their stage after her fantastically successful event last September. Le brings her distinctive vocal stylings, along with Rick Ferguson on keys leading a phenomenal jazz combo, and they will be joined by some other talented guest vocalists throughout the night. performing a selection of favorites from classic “bawdy” blues performed with a wink to heartfelt ballads.
We are restricting in-person ticket sales to vaccinated patrons only. The state of California defines full vaccination as two weeks past your final vaccination shot. Vaccine cards will be checked at the door. Face masks are optional.
San Jose vocalist LE PEREZ found her inspiration in gospel, blues and Motown growing up and now delights jazz audiences with her commanding voice and impressive range. Le has headlined at Angelicas, Savanna Jazz, Society Cabaret, Piano Fight, and festivals in the Bay Area, and won the JazzSearch West competition in 2017. A retired marriage and family therapist, she appears often with Rick Ferguson and band, and is also featured singer with SeaScape Sounds. Her CD “The Lovely Le Perez” was released in May of 2021.
RICK FERGUSON (piano) loves invention and delight. Rick has played venues from Chicago to Sedona to Melbourne to Kauai and the Bay Area, has two songs featured in a 2013 movie soundtrack, and recently played for the President of Ireland. He has accompanied such jazz vocalists as Kimberly Gordon and Joe Williams in Chicago and Sarah Marie Young, winner of the 2011 Montreux Jazz Festival Young Vocalist Competition. A regular at Angelicas, the Filoli Mansion, and the Los Altos Bistro/Long Bar, Rick works with established and emerging vocalists in the Bay Area.
Tabard Theatre (formerly Theatre on San Pedro Square) — The Destination for Arts Discovery — is located in the heart of historic San Pedro Square in downtown San Jose amid a bustling restaurant district. This intimate and unique venue brings a touch of Manhattan to the South Bay with its rustic yet edgy feel. The three-quarter round cabaret stage nestled in an inviting room of antique wood floors and original brick walls is the perfect intimate setting for live music and theatre.