Ben Landsverk, Music Director, Arranger, Producer, Founder and Bar Tender
Ben Landsverk is a well-known Portland musician who’s performed and/or recorded with Holcombe Waller, Rachel Taylor Brown, Alela Diane, Priory, Sean Flinn & the Royal We, The Portland Cello Project, Storm Large, Pink Martini, Smokey Robinson, and many others. He plays in a number of Portland bands, including Wonderly, Blue House and The Heritage. An experienced choir director, Ben’s worked with numerous church choirs. So he’s used to rowdy.
LBC Beverage of choice: IPA. Seriously, any will do.
Kate Sokoloff, Creative Producer, Founder, Bar Tender
Kate Sokoloff is an experienced creator and producer: she founded and co-created the public radio show, Live Wire! She's also produced story events with Back Fence (where she's a consulting producer) and Mortified. She’s a brand strategist and creative director. A former theater kid, she likes to sing pop songs in bars with other people, whether they like it or not.
LBC Beverage of Choice: Tall Vodka Soda w/extra lime.
We are lucky to have a revolving roster of some of the top musicians in Portland and beyond. On any given night or gig, some of the following will be your back-up band:
AG Donnaloia: guitar
Ned Failing: percussion
Allen Hunter: bass
Dave Jorgenson: keyboard, brass
Kyleen King: fiddle, vocals
Jeff Langsford: bass
Beasley Sokoloff Chubb, guitar
Rachel Taylor Brown
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