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February Composer Birthday Discounts
On April 12, 2019 By admin

During the month of February, Watermelon Music is celebrating the birthdays of:

Felix Mendelssohn: Born February 3, 1809
Carl Czerny: Born February 21, 1791
George Frideric Handel: Born February 23, 1685

Mention their birthdays or place an online order, and receive 20% off of any titles by Mendelssohn, Czerny or Handel until the end of February.

We’ve also got hundreds of new titles in stock and available.  Click here for a link to print music added to our system within the last 30 days.

March Composer Birthday Discounts
On April 12, 2019 By admin

During the month of March, Watermelon Music is celebrating the birthdays of:

Frederic Chopin: Born March 1, 1810
Johann Sebastian Bach: Born March 21, 1685
Joseph Haydn: Born March 31, 1732

Mention their birthdays or place an online order, and receive 20% off of any titles by Chopin, J.S. Bach or Haydn until the end of March.

We’ve also got hundreds of new titles in stock and available.  Click here for a link to print music added to our system within the last 30 days.

Improv Comedy Workshop – Wednesdays, Feb 5 – March 25 @ 6pm
On April 12, 2019 By admin

I’m happy to announce a new series of drop-in Improv workshops starting this coming Wednesday December 4th, 6pm-7:30pm at Watermelon Music.

Everyday Improv is a ninety minute workshop for fun-loving folks who want to practice the core skills of Improv Comedy, which includes positivity (Yes, and), staying present, supporting your partner, mental agility and emotional resilience, among others. “Participants will learn tips and tricks for bringing the fun and laughter we have in class into their daily life,” said workshop Instructor Liz Merry.

Each workshop will focus on one core Improv principle. The first workshop on December 4th will highlight “Yes, and..” the central tenet of the art of Improv Comedy. 

“Yes, and..” is probably the most common phrase used to describe the art of Improv Comedy, but in reality it has several meanings and practical uses. Ms. Merry explains it like this “I don’t expect to be able to be positive and cheerful all the time, although that is easier when you’re laughing a lot. For me and many Improv enthusiasts a ‘Yes, and…’ attitude means I’m open and present. And I’m adding to – but not dominating – the conversation. The concept overlaps a mindfulness practice in many ways – but funnier.”

While the workshops don’t require a long term commitment, participants will gain the maximum benefit by attending six sessions in a row as each session builds on the previous one. Participation is open to adults with an open mind and playful spirit. And, this is a safe and supportive environment to be your silliest self 😊

Everyday Improv Workshop Details

When: Weekly drop-in class beginning Wednesday December 4th, 6-7:30pm.

Where: Watermelon Music Melon Ball Theater, 1970 Lake Blvd., Suite 1.

Cost: Suggested Donation $10 cash at the door.

Who: Anyone 14yr old+ with an open mind and playful spirit. This class is available to people with limited mobility and/or energy deficits.

How: Pre-registration is not required but it is appreciated. Text Liz Merry at 530-304-4393 or email Liz@ImprovForLiving.org to indicate you plan to attend. 

Comedy Night: Chelsea Bearce – Friday, February 7 @ 8pm
On April 12, 2019 By admin

Headliner: Chelsea Bearce

Chelsea Bearce got her comedy start in Los Angeles and quickly headed to New York where she performed at over a dozen comedy clubs regularly including Gotham Comedy Club, New York Comedy Club, Broadway Comedy Club and Caroline’s, where she performed along-side Darrell Hammond and Janeane Garofalo. She also studied at Upright Citizens Brigade in both their sketch program and improv program. She is also a regular at Punch Line and Cobb’s. Her blend of observational comedy and self-deprecation combined with her comfortability with talking to the audience and making them comfortable enough to make fun of themselves too, makes for a very enjoyable time had by all. Chelsea has written multiple parodies as well, including Curvy (which went viral) and is thrilled to be a part of this show!

Feature: Annick Adelle

Tickets:

Available in-store, at doors, and online.

*Student I.D. must be presented upon arrival in order to ensure discounted entry.

Show starts @ 8pm, Doors open @ 7:30pm

**The Melon Ball is a B.Y.O.B venue**

Kids Love Music Concert – Saturday, February 8 @ 10am
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MTAC Meeting – Saturday, February 8 @ 1:30pm
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Australian Animal Rescue Benefit Concert – Sunday, February 9 @ 2pm
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Mellon Music Festival Winter Interlude Concert – Friday, February 14 @ 7:30pm
On April 12, 2019 By admin

February 14th, 2020 @7:30pm
FREE admission Kids & Students
$15 online reservations | $20 at the door
The Melon Ball, Davis

Reserve Tickets: https://www.mellonmusicfestival.com/

A. Arroyo Recital – Saturday, February 15 @ 12:30pm
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West Coast Songwriters Competition – Monday, February 17 @ 7pm
On April 12, 2019 By admin

Watermelon Music Presents:


Every second Monday of the month, West Coast Songwriters presents the Davis Songwriters Competition.

SIGN-UP: 6:30pm event begins at 7pm Performers Guests and public free. Be sure to invite your friends! Audience encouraged! Please make sure that you membership is current (Smartphone photo of card is OK) Non-members are ineligible to win (but can perform, time permitting). Non-members can sign up online at westcoastsongwriters.org or find out more information at the event.