The Refugees to Appear at Altadena Coffeehouse

The Refugees will be making their second appearance at the intimate Coffee Gallery in Altadena on Wednesday night, July 25 at 7 p.m.

The trio represent an incredible convergence of songwriting and high-level performing talent, award winning as soloists and in bands. Each will perform her individual songs accompanied by the other two on guitars, bass, melodica, keyboards, percussion, mandolin, harmonica, and glorious harmonies, culminating in the creation of new and unique renditions of their exceptional work.

Cindy Bullens' career, jump-started by a stint in Elton John's band, has already included eight solo albums on major or national indie labels. Her debut solo album, Desire Wire (United Artists), scored a breakthrough hit with her song "Survivor," earning a Grammy nomination for best rock vocal performance. Her songs have been recorded by the Dixie Chicks, Radney Foster, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Irma Thomas and more.

Deborah Holland's singing and songwriting talents were first introduced via two critically acclaimed albums, tours, MTV videos, and television appearances with the seminal trio Animal Logic (with Stewart Copeland and Stanley Clarke). In addition to making records, Deborah scores music and writes songs for film and television, is a full-time professor of music at California State University at Los Angeles.

Wendy Waldman has a distinguished career.Her list of songwriting and producing credits is extensive and includes the Grammy-winning "Save the Best for Last," (recorded by Vanessa Williams).

The Coffee Gallery is located at 2029 N. Lake St., Altadena. For reservations/information, call (626) 398-7917. Tickets are $15.

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