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Perla Batalla
Perla Batalla (courtesy photo)

Carlsbad City Library Hosts Free Holiday Concerts

Carlsbad CA— Carlsbad City Library will host a concert at each of its locations to kick off the holiday season. Admission is free. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Teagan Taylor Trio

Thursday, Dec. 4, at 6:30 p.m.

Teagan Taylor Trio

Teagan Taylor Trio (courtesy photo)

Carlsbad City Library Learning Center, 3368 Eureka Place, Carlsbad, 92008
Musician and songwriter Teagan Taylor will team up with her family band to play contemporary jazz-pop crossovers and original music for an intimate holiday concert at the Library Learning Center. The Teagan Taylor Trio features San Diego locals who captivate audiences with their ability to skillfully blend genres into their own unique sound. The Teagan Taylor Trio plays across moods of jazz, rock and soul, entertaining audiences of all ages. To learn more visit www.teagantaylor.com.

Perla Batalla

Sunday, Dec. 7, at 2 p.m.

Carlsbad City Library, 1775 Dove Lane, Carlsbad, 92011

Perla Batalla is a charismatic Mexican-American singer-songwriter and a Grammy-nominated vocalist, composer and arranger. She gained international attention as a backup singer for Leonard Cohen, who later encouraged her to begin her solo career.

Free tickets will be distributed the day of the concert beginning at 1 p.m. For more information visit www.perla.com.

“…Batalla’s music caresses with its harmonies and gentle rhythms, then draws you in with an unexpected chorus or an unusual melodic resolution.”  Los Angeles Times

Robert Parker

Sunday, Dec. 14, at 2 p.m.

Georgina Cole Library, 1250 Carlsbad Village Drive, Carlsbad, 92008

Join the library for a concert and lecture by versatile musician Robert Parker. An accomplished pianist, Parker will showcase a variety of holiday-oriented music and classical standards while sharing insights on each piece and tools used by improvisational players. For more information visit www.robertparkerpiano.com.

Dec. 4 and 14 concerts are sponsored by Friends of the Carlsbad Library. The Dec. 7 concert is made possible by Carlsbad Library and Arts Foundation’s Robert H. Gartner Cultural Endowment Fund.
For more information: Keith Gemmell, Carlsbad City Library programs and venues coordinator, 760-602-2024, keith.gemmell@carlsbadca.gov