Curtis Park’s own Doug Pauly of Second Avenue is among the performers who will appear in concert in October at The Side Door at Fifth String, 2900 Franklin Blvd.
• The Doug and Jeanne Project, with Pauly on guitar, Jeanne Munoz and Erin Costa on vocals, Mike Crain on percussion, and Kerry Kashiwagi on bass, will perform Saturday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m. Pauly describes their song list as everything from rhythm and blues to contemporary popular groups.
Other acts performing in October at The Side Door include:
• The Nell & Jim Band, 7 p.m. Oct. 5. The five-piece band based in the Bay Area plays folk, bluegrass, swing, jazz and blues. Nell Robinson performs on flute and vocals, Jim Nunally on guitar and vocals, Jim Kerwin on bass fiddle, Jon Arkin on percussion, and Rob Reich on accordion and keyboards. Nunally and Kerwin have been longtime sidemen for David Grisman.
• Cache Valley Drifters, 3 p.m. Oct. 14. The eight member band brings a modern outlook to bluegrass and country music as well as interpretations of such artists as Paul Simon, Leon Russell and Cream. The band features Mike Mullins on guitar, mandolin and vocals; and Wally Barnick on bass and vocals.
• Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash, 7 p.m. Oct. 18. The Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash are an alternative country band led by singer and songwriter Mark Stuart. One reviewer described the band as “at the top of my list for grit, power, emotion and steam.”
• Bob Cheevers & Friends, Doug Pauly and vocalist Jeanne Munoz will perform Oct. 20. 7 p.m. Oct. 27. Singer and songwriter Bob Cheevers has written more than 3,000 songs in a five-decade career. His website describes his songs as “rootsy, blues-flavored songs spin tales of life in a conversational language of the heart that rock the soul.”
Tickets are available for $20 per show at www.thesidedoor.net.