Paul K’s Holiday Party at Romeo’s

Paul Klemperer and friends celebrate the holidays with music and dancing.  Jazz, blues, Latin and more!  Romeo’s has the perfect atmosphere, so come sip some wine, eat some pasta and dig the vibe.  10-midnight.

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PK with Lonely Knights

Paul Klemperer teams up with Larry Lange and his Lonely Knights for a evening of swamp pop.  Evangeline Cafe, Austin, TX. 10-midnight.

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World Music Recital and Concert at Central Market

Season Of Light World Music Recital
Thursday, December 8, 6:30 – 9:00 PM
Join us for a special concert and recital by three of Austin’s best performers and teachers. Paul Klemperer, Amie Maciszewski, Sarah Jane Hargis and their students team up to present songs from three musical traditions: North Indian, Western classical, and jazz. The teachers will perform, and then feature their students to share a diverse mix of music that celebrates the human family.

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House Concert Culture

Across the country more and more people are discovering that house concerts are a great way to experience music. The idea is simple: Someone hosts the musicians at their house, guests are invited and contribute some currency to support the artists, everyone has a good time. No loud obnoxious clubs, unruly drunks (except myabe your own close friends), no hassles of finding parking, etc.

Also, in this tough economy, house concerts can be seen as part of the micro-economies that spring up when people help each other get by, strengthening the local community’s ability to meet daily needs. For musicians this can often mean that house concerts help them get their music out to people when the regular nightclub gigs and tour dates start to dry up.

With that in mind, I really want to give a shout out to Daren Appelt a great Austin music supporter who makes his beautiful available to musicians almost every week. I’ll be leading my band Manteca Beat in a concert at his house Friday November 18. I hope y’all can make it!

Paul Klemperer

Manteca Beat Plays Wheatsville Arts Festival

Paul Klemperer and Manteca Beat play one of Austin’s cool yule yearly events, the Wheatsville Arts Festival. It’s a great place to do Xmas shopping and get fun stuff from local craftspeople.
This year the Fest is next to the Spider House at 29th and Guadalupe.
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