Concerts are in person and held at the Laguna Beach Cultural Arts Center - 235 Forest Avenue, Laguna Beach the second Tuesday of the month at 7 PM. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door.
December 13th 2022, Beth Tuesdays brings you Shaun Cromwell and Richard Stekol
Recognized nationally as a superb musician and songwriter, Shaun has been a finalist at such prestigious events as the Mountain Stage New Song contest, and the Dave Carter Memorial Songwriting Contest at the Sisters Folk Festival.
He has performed throughout the US and Canada including main-stage performances at the Tucson Folk Festival, and the In The Dead Of Winter Music Festival in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Please visit Shaun’s official YouTube page where you can see his Kitchen Concerts, and offer support in the form of likes, comments, and donations.
Richard Stekol is a singer-songwriter-guitarist and one of founding members of the band Honk; who created the soundtrack for the cinematic cult classic surf film Five Summer Stories.
Richard also toured and recorded with, Chicago, The Beach Boys, Santana, Linda Rondstadt, Bonnie Raitt, Dave Mason, Michael McDonald, Funky Kings, Kenny Loggins, Shawn Colvin, Freddie Hubbard, Donovan, Steve Cropper, Barry Beckett, Geoff Muldaur, Maria Muldaur, Amos Garrett, John Sebastian, Hall and Oates, The Replacements,Tony Levin, Anton Fig , Glenn Frey, J.D. Souther, Jackson Browne, David Lindley, Dave Alvin, Ziggy Marley, Donavon Frankenreiter, David Baerwald, Katy Moffatt, Pal Shazar, Jules Shear, Jack tempchin, Greg Leisz and many more.
Artists who have covered Richard's tunes include Mike Finnigan, Ricky Nelson, Kenny Loggins, Mike Nesmith, Kim Carnes, Ian Matthews, Benny Golsen, Amy Holland, Pat Brayer, Beth Fitchet Wood, Mihana Irmgaard, and many others.
He has recorded 8 solo records. His song "America Walking By" was called "Song of the decade" by the Los angeles Times.
Richard and Kenny Loggins co-wrote "Mr. Night", which was on Kenny Loggins Keep the Fire record and later in the soundtrack for Caddyshack.
He has worked with executives and producers such as Clive Davis, Val Garay, Steve Hague, Don Ellis, Goddard Lieberson, Russ Regan, Paul Rotheschild, Bill Drescher, Henry Lewy, Steve Desper, Nico and the Robbs at Cherokee.
More recently he co-wrote the title song to Greg Macgillivray's Imax film Hurricane on the Bayou about New Orleans and put out several records as The Black Plums with critcally acclaimed experimental band Kneebody, which includes drummer and multi-instrumentalist Nate Wood.
Richard’s music encompasses all styles of music and his live performances are a healthy serving of blues, jazz, rock, humor and undoubtedly the unexpected!