November 16, 2011, Dannys Venice, presents Folk/Roots Rock singer/songwriter, Geoffrey J and NY blues dynamo, Kathy Leonardo with friends. It will be a fun FREE event. Happy hour is extended till 8:00 pm for this event only. Dannys Venice is located at 23 Windward Ave, right off the beach.

Geoffrey J is a driven young singer/songwriter, who has gained much attention, playing festivals, local venues and has also released two full length studio albums. His music has received rave reviews, thousands of downloads as well as airplay on several radio stations.

His songs offer a large amount of passion for such a young performer. His organic approach to songwriting allows his lyrics to be vulnerable yet direct. His melodies sometimes haunting, are also upbeat, memorable and consistently entertaining.

Geoffrey J. has been influenced from the work of such industry legends as John Lennon, Bob Dylan, Lou Reed and David Bowie and applied them to a collection of music that instantly qualifies him as one of the most dynamic and mature songwriters to emerge in recent memory.

Kathy Leonardo will be singing with great gusto and humor as she recounts her loves and unusual happenings in her life with every song she sings. Having worked on Broadway and performed years of stand up comedy, Kathy will surely make you laugh. Leonardo is known for her “strong woman blues.” Audiences have grown to expect a full rounded musical and comedic performance from Kathy Leonardo.

Come on down to Dannys Venice Beach Bistro and Bar, in Venice, (23 Windward Ave, right off the beach) 90291, on November 16, 2011 at 7:00 pm. Enjoy Danny’s famous happy hour which will be extended till 8:00 pm, for this special event only, so get there early and enjoy the show. Don’t forget to partake in one of their famous mojitos and incredible desserts. Be dazzled by Singer/Songwriter Geoffrey J. and NY blues singer/songwriter Kathy Leonardo, Admission is FREE.

Enjoy free downloads of his two CDs, Fly on the Wall (which will only be available till the official 2012 release in January) and Pennington Place (2009 LP).

2022 Update: Geoffrey J’s website is down