Tlowres CountryLegends Close atMelodyhis Saturday November 30th, you can catch the Country Legends performing at not just one, but two Small Business Saturday events in Santa Monica.

One will feature the full band (Greg Cruz, Kathy Leonardo, Petr Hrodmadko and Mitch Montrose) at Montana Avenue’s event. The Legends will be performing on the northeast corner of Euclid and Montana, next to Sushi Sho from 3-6pm.

The diverse band will feature jazz and blues standards by popular artists such as Etta James, Peggy Lee, Billie Holiday, etc., plus memorable country classics from legendary artists such as Johnny Cash, June Carter, Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, and more.

Montana Ave will be buzzing from noon to 6:00 pm with many of the shops participating in the event as well as other performers. For more information and a full list of shops participating in the event, please go to

Then the Country Legends will add some holiday spirit to it’s repertoire and perform at Upper West Restaurant (3321 Pico), for the Country Legends Holiday Hour from 6:30-8pm.

This duo performance featuring Greg Cruz and Kathy Leonardo, is part of the all day and evening Pico Holiday Art Walk, also taking place on Saturday November 30th. Holiday classics, plus Country, Jazz, and Blues will be performed as part of the Country Legends Holiday Hour at Upper West and the art of Carol Surface will be on view.

SeLow Res Kathy Leonardo Greg Gruz by Paulf22photo.comveral of the other Pico businesses will also feature music and events. The art walk runs from noon through 9:00 pm. Be sure to stop at Blue 7 Gallery (3129 Pico) to pick up a flyer, which will list the hours of all the venues that will be participating.

The Pico event also celebrates Small Business Saturday and is presented by the Pico Improvement Organization and Buy Local Santa Monica. There will be lots of discounts…plus live music, raffles, giveaways, refreshments, treats and more at both of these Santa Monica events.

Then on Sunday, December 1st….don’t miss The Country Legends aka The Venice Street Legends and myself performing at Beyond Baroque as part of the Venice Beachhead anniversary and holiday event. For more information about the Country Legends, see FB Page,