Jon and Roy bring their Holiday Special back to Alix Goolden Hall to kick off the holiday spirit and festivities by celebrating some of the west coast's best talent! The Holiday Special is in it’s 9th year and is a revue style event with other bands performing short sets before Jon and Roy. Always a diverse and talented line up of musicians, this years is no exception. Joining our hosts are indie-pop darling Ashleigh Ball from Hey Ocean, live ambient/funky electronic band Astrocolor and blues-rooted, soul-rocker Jesse Roper performing a solo acoustic set.
Jon and Roy went searching for something intangible on their fourth recording, Let it Go.
Suffice it to say, they found it.
Freedom — from artistic constraints, from audience expectations — became a recurring theme for the duo during the creation of Let it Go. If there was one rule for longtime friends and collaborators Jon Middleton (gui... more info