January 11
7:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Suspicious Gadgets
with Peter Valentine, Amanda Homi, & Jim Gately A night of eclectic acoustic pop

Just off of his performance at the Beacon Theater in Cyndi Lauper's Holiday benefit concert, Peter Valentine returns to the BeanRunner Cafe with Amanda Homi and friends. Peter has performed with artists as diverse as Carly Simon and Tony Bennet. He has also performed or recorded with Pat Benetar, Bruce Springsteen, and Yoko Ono, among others. Peter was the musical director for the 1st national tour of Footloose, performed in RENT, and had a principal role in the original Broadway cast of The News. Amanda Homi is a singer, songwriter and percussionist with a deep and genuine affinity for music from around the globe. She sings in several languages and has studied dance and percussion in Brazil and Senegal, sung Rembetika in Greece, Gypsy Flamenco in Spain, and written and recorded Reggae in Jamaica. Her CD, “Drumgirls,” reflects a respect and passion for world music rhythms and melodies. Jim Gately has toured extensively throughout Europe as a guitarist with popular singers, and is the owner and head engineer of Valhalla Studios in NYC, twice nominated for a Grammy. $10 admission

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