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Tia Carroll: Blues With A Hint Of Holidays

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    Fri, December 22, 2023 (5:30 PM - 9:30 PM)

Almost Famous Wine Lounge
2271 S. Vasco
Livermore, CA 94550
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Smoldering blues and soul music luminary who performs a mix of original music and timeless standards- and on this night, holiday classics!

21+ Loralee Christensen Combo begins at 5:30 pm. Tia Carroll performs at 7:30 pm.

Tia Carroll is a powerful, smoldering blues and soul luminary from the San Francisco scene. She performing a range of original music and timeless standards, and on this night will be throwing in some favorite holiday classics into the mix. She’s shared stages with Ray Charles, B.B. King, Jimmy McCracklin, Syl Johnson, and Sugar Pie DeSanto, and her voice has been compared to Tina Turner, Etta James and Koko Taylor. Celebrated for her weekly radio show on KPOO 89.5FM San Francisco, Carroll’s voice moves and astounds. In her words, “it’s show time, y’all.”

See her and her band live at Almost Famous Wine Lounge, an award-winning, new tasting room and venue located on Vasco Road in the heart of Livermore's wine, spirits and brewery district. Almost Famous Wine makes fifteen wines in diverse styles, and earned over 50 top industry awards since our debut last year.

There is a two drink minimum for each guest. Reserved table seating is available for purchase at this show. Ticket sales are final. While we do not offer refunds, we are happy to apply the full credit of your purchase to another show (with advance notice of more than 24 hours before your purchased show begins.)

Table seats cannot be claimed first come, first served until 8:15pm. Upgraded seating must otherwise be purchased. Outside food is welcome, but please bus your table of any food items when you are finished. No outside beverages, including non-alcoholic beverages. With a menu of 15 wines in diverse styles, complimentary water, and sophisticated non-alcoholic options, there's something for everyone.

Dancing is encouraged at Almost Famous, and usually takes place in front of and to the side of the stage. If a dance party breaks out, we cannot guarantee a completely unobstructed view to those sitting in the bistro table seats.


Award winning California native Tia Carroll has quietly accumulated one of the most impressive entertainment resumes in the Bay Area and has become one of the most sought-after female singers on the West Coast.

Tia has headlined venues and festivals all over the world with her band as well as some very well-established host bands. She has shared stages with legends Ray Charles, Jimmy McCracklin, Syl Johnson, Sugar Pie DeSanto and B.B King.

The comparison to legendary female singers Tina Turner, Koko Taylor and Etta James is well deserved and well-earned however Tia has her own unique star power that is evident in her stage show and recordings. She sings with power and passion along with a sassy style of storytelling. She has earned a reputation for her up-beat and engaging manner on stage and audiences around the world are treated to an unforgettable show.

Tia has headlined venues and festivals all over the world with her band as well as some very well-established host bands. She has shared stages with legends Ray Charles, Jimmy McCracklin, Syl Johnson, Sugar Pie DeSanto and B.B King, Tommy Castro, Elvin Bishop, Igor Prado and Eric Gales.

Tia Carroll is carving a name for herself on the blues wall of fame.

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Loralee Christensen has been performing and recording for over 30 years.Through the years, her powerful, soulful, multi-faceted and versatile voice has kept her consistently busy both live and in the recording studio.Her range as a vocalist is truly impressive. She can go from a soulful, raucous, growling Big Mama Thornton to a sexy, sultry, smooth Peggy Lee in an instant.Her honest and heartfelt live performances have been thrilling and moving audiences from San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, Nashville, Italy, Switzerland, Spain and everywhere in between.In Italy, her powerful performances earned her the nicknames "La Bionda Bomba" (the blond bombshell) and "La Voce" (The Voice). Loralee is a first call and has recorded for some of the very best writers and producers in some of the country’s very best studios. You’ve heard Loralee on countless national television and radio ads including spots for Mazda, Taco Bell, Clorox, and Jello. You’ve also heard her on movie soundtracks such as “Rent,” on albums such as Celine Dion’s “A Decade of Song” and on video games such as Sony Playstation 2’s “Karaoke Revolution - American Idol.” ”

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