Reservations: firstname.lastname@example.org Reservations are recommended as seating is limited to 40 and most past shows have sold out. $2 off for members of the JP Tuesday Club, seniors and students.
“Take Me Home is a rootsy, singer/songwriter collection from one of the best we've heard. Four Stars!” Maverick Magazine, UK “At time soft and soulful, at others riotous and rowdy ... Wakefield is a unique and wholly self-evolved performer with that special ingredient” Mark Wehner
Producer/Host of Americana Tonight
Nashville, TN “Mare Wakefield has concocted a mellow, likable country-folk sound on Take Me Home. The opener, "I'll Drive," lays down a backdrop of piano, acoustic guitar and drums that works well with
All Music Guide
AllMusic.com “Cozy brilliance ... Could she be the merger of Maria McKee, Natalie Merchant, Shawn Colvin and Dolly Parton?
Louisville Eccentric Observer
Victory Music Review Magazine “Why you aren’t a national figure already can only be chalked up to the music business. Your voice, the sublime intelligence of your lyrics and production are first rate.” George Maida
DJ WCVE FM
producer and RCA recording artist
NDR (Norddeutscher Rundfunk)
German Public Radio,
Music Director and Host
Cascade Arts and Entertainment
Santa Cruz, CA “A beautiful merging of the simplicity of the best folk and country music with all of the complexities of human relationships ... The combination of desire and resignation that comes through on the title cut is particularly moving. I'm actually looking forward to my commute to work tomorrow, so I can listen again!” Mark Stepakoff
Arcata CA “Wakefield has a clear, energetic and confident voice that bounces off the band’s thick walls quite well and even holds humor.” The Rocket
Tacoma, WA “Wakefield’s voice can snake through a venue like an invisible conga line, grabbing listeners and pulling them along with a well-placed rhyme or pointed insight.” The Register-Guard
Eugene, OR “Each song draws the listener in to a sort of sacred communion with the band...Wakefield opens her world to the listener, as each songs evolves into a charming story.” Rebecca Shala
The Daily Barometer,
It's rare to find this marriage of smart social commentary with great music, but Gonzalez has done just that, fair and Square.
- Performing Songwriter
Public Square [the album] is excellent.
Rob Reinhart - Acoustic Café
...[a] literate topical balladeer.
Scott Alarik -