DECEMBER 2015 - THE KOLES SIGN WITH THE SOURCE MANAGEMENT GROUP
The Koles are proud to announce their association with The Source Management Group. TSMG will be handling The Koles booking throughout the US and expects to keep the Koles busy for the forseeable future. Booking inquiries for the Koles will now be forwarded to:
The Source Management Group
P.O. Box 54 Powell Butte OR 97753
OCTOBER 2015 - THE BIG FRESNO FAIR - 26 SHOWS!
The Koles perform daily at the Blue Moon Station Stage from Oct. 13th-18th for 26 shows.
The Big Fresno Fair (District), founded in 1884, is the fifth largest fair in the State of California. The District represents the 21st District Agricultural Association, an entity of the California Department of Food & Agriculture Division of Fairs & Expositions. The Fair runs from Oct. 7th - 18th.
OCTOBER 2015 - THE AVOCADO FESTIVAL
The Koles were thrilled to once again be a part of the musical line-up at the Avocado Festival in Carpinteria. It was a great gig as and we managed to get in a few days of camping at the beach after the festival.
AvoFest is one of the largest free festivals in California proudly boasting three days of fabulous food, premier lineup of music, environmentally – friendly practices, and a great family experience.
SEPTEMBER 2015 - THE KOLES JOIN THE PRESTIGIOUS LEVITT PAVILION ALUMNI
The Levitt Pavilion Pasadena presents and annual outdoor summer series of 50 concerts, free of charge, at the historic Memorial Park band shell in Old Pasadena. They feature artists, many of them Grammy winners or nominees, in the jazz, Latin, world, American, and children’s genres. The summer festival entertains audiences of over 55,000 each year, bringing people from all walks of life together to enjoy a shared evening of great music under the stars…
Support the Levitt Pavilion http://ww.levittpavilionpasadena.org/donate/
AUGUST 2015 - VENTURA COUNTY FAIR FOR 15 SHOWS
Our first county fair was a success (15 shows)! We weren't sure how the crowds would react to an unknown original band but the folks of Ventura were wonderful. They applauded, sang along, laughed and purchased CD's. It looks like the Fresno County Fair is going to be on the schedule.
Thank you to "The Ventura County Fair", "All Star Sound" (Matt & Fernando you guys rock!), "Viking Entertainment," Judie, Jason R, Jason S & Kevin (thanks for all your hard work transporting us all over the grounds), all the fair performers we met backstage (Mary Lee, Dennis, Justin) all the security & police (a protective & warm presence), all vendors (thanks Auggie & Erin for the amazing cinnamon buns!), our friends who came by (Peter & Becky Krantz, Linda Miller, Gary & Kathy Lynch, Suzi & John Paradise, Jack Wignot & Jailyn Matthews, Robert, Joanne, & Samantha Fields, Mark Brickley...Muah) and to the wonderful folks of Ventura. We love the city of Ventura!
JULY 2015 - THE LIVING TRADITIONS PRESENTS THE KOLES WITH BETH WOOD
The Living tradition Concert Series is a non-profit, all volunteer organization moving into its 33rd year of presenting concerts on the 3rd Saturday of every month in downtown Anaheim. The Koles are excited to be sharing the bill with Beth Wood, the noted modern-day troubadour and believer in the power of song. Fits in well with the Kole motto of Live Life Love Laugh Sing.
MAY 2015 - THE KOLES REUNITE WITH JOHN BATDORF AT THE CAMARILLO CAFE
John Batdorf formally of Batdorf and Rodney has always shown his love for the Koles. They are pleased to re-unite for this show. For the first time Arlene Kole will be performing the duet she recorded with John on his CD project Soundtrax to Recovery.
APRIL 2015 - KOLES TO PLAY FINAL CONCERT AT THE GHOST RANCH CONCERT SERIES
After 5 years, the Ghost Ranch Concert Series is coming to a close. This winter concert series, which supports professional, independent recording artists, will host its final concert Aprill 11th with The Koles.
The Koles were thrilled to perform at the applauded “Garage Ma Hall “In Las Vegas and join the prestigious alumni of artists like John Batdorf, Ronny Cox, & fellow Canadians, The Buccaneers.
NOVEMBER - 2014 THE KOLES PLAY "GARAGE MA HALL" IN VEGAS
Arlene was honored to be included on John Batdorf and Michael McLean's project "Soundtrax to Recovery," ... "because everyone is recovering from something."
Music heals and this is a wonderful collection of songs written with love and a passion to help others. Please do yourself a favor and listen.
OCTOBER - 2014 ARLENE KOLE RECORDS A DUET WITH JOHN BATDORF
AUGUST- 2014 THE KOLES TO BE FEATURED ON KPFK 90.7 "FOLKSCENE" WITH ROZ LARMAN
"The Koles" are honored to be recording a show for the iconic radio show "FolkScene" with Roz Larman on KPFK 90.7 FM engineered by the very talented Peter Cutler. Past artists include Wendy Waldman, Tom Waits, Jackson Browne and more.
MARCH - 2014 ARLENE KOLE TO BE A FEATURED PERFORMER FOR THE PAUL WILLIAMS SONGFEST
Arlene was thrilled to be chosen to close the Paul Williams Songfest. She was joined by Bill and their daughter Brandy to perform "I Won't Last A Day Without You."
Listen here for Arlene's version https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YX2dqQ5a9gU
Paul will share stories of inspiration behind his most famous songs such as Just an Old Fashioned Love Song, We've Only Just Begun, Evergreen, Rainy Days and Mondays, The Rainbow Connection and so much more!
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