Since forming in 1988, Tempest has delivered a globally-renowned hybrid of high-energy Folk Rock fusing Irish reels, Scottish ballads, Norwegian influences and other world music elements. The last 24 years have seen the San Francisco Bay Area based act release fifteen critically acclaimed CDs and play more than 2,000 gigs. It's also enjoyed an evolving line-up that's enabled musicianship and creativity to rise with each new member.
Sat. Sep. 21 Fresno, CA FRESNO HIGHLAND GAMES http://www.scottishsociety.org Kearney Park, 7160 West Kearney Blvd. 11am, 1:30pm, 3:45pm (559) 592-3992 Sat. Sep. 28 Dixon, CA DIXON SCOTTISH HIGHLAND GAMES http://www.scotsindixon.org Dixon Fairgrounds, 655 South First St. (Hwy 113) 12 noon (707) 678-8814 Fri. Oct. 18 Berkeley, CA FREIGHT & SALVAGE http://www.thefreight.org/ TEMPEST’S 25th ANNIVERSARY CONCERT Special dbl. bill with Golden Bough http://www.goldenboughmusic.com 2020 Addison St. 8pm All Ages (510) 644-2020 Fri. Oct. 25 Felton, CA DON QUIXOTES MUSIC HALL http://www.donquixotes.com Special dbl. bill with Golden Bough http://www.goldenboughmusic.com 6275 Highway 9, 8pm (831) 603-2294 Sat. Oct. 26 Modesto, CA MISTLIN GALLERY http://www.Focus-On.org Special dbl. bill with Golden Bough http://www.goldenboughmusic.com 1015 J St. 7pm (209) 543-4261 Thu. Oct. 31 Livermore, CA SAUCED BBQ & SPIRITS Halloween Party ~ Come in costume if you like! 2300 First St. #120, 9pm (925) 961-1300 Sat. Nov. 2 Sacramento, CA HARLOW’S 2708 J St. *early show 7pm (916) 441-4693 Sat. Dec. 14 San Francisco, CA UNITED IRISH CULTURAL CENTER http://www.irishcentersf.org ‘The Sheetmetal Workers Holiday Event’ 2700 45th Ave San Francisco, 8pm (415) 661-2700