The Hotel Cafe – Breaking Bands

The Hotel Café is the place to see up and coming musicians before they break through. What began as a coffee shop, has become an intimate performance space showcasing acoustic-based songwriters.

In the early days, the cafe’s steamers and blenders could only be run between songs so as not to drown them out.

-Maximillian Mamikunian (co-owner)

guidepal.comToday, it still has the original elevated bar tables running along a hallway linking the front and back of the club, as well as six dinner tables set immediately in front of the stage. In 2004, the club acquired space next door and underwent a much-needed expansion. Numerous artist have graced the stage well before hitting stardom. Such artist includes Sara Bareilles, Anna Nalick, Gin Wigmore and most notably Grammy Award winning artist Adele.

You never know who may make a surprise appearance. In the past David Gray, John Mayer, Chris Cornell, Kris Allen, Gary Clark Jr., Ed Sheeran, Billy Corgan with Dave Navarro and Katy Perry have all performed here. Upcoming shows include Meiko, The Voice alumni Dia Frampton and Tony Lucca as well as American Idol winner Lee Dewyze.

The Hotel Cafe now has it’s own record label complete with two albums, Live From the Hotel Café, and The Hotel Café Presents…Winter Songs, which are available via the iTunes Store.


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