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Hey now, from deep within comes a longing to become part of the beauty in the world and inspire others to join. Leave fear and hatred and sadness to slide into the abyss and rejoice in our ability to elevate to a higher nature and illuminate the dark spaces of our minds, throw an anchor, create life, live creative, commune with live music and its story.  It's a story of strife and struggle, passion and persistence, joy and pain, and most of all LOVE.  It is love that begets gratitude, kindness, compassion and connection - the elements that will let us become ancestors.  MUSIC LIVES CREATIVE WORKS.  K Now This! ...

Dannie's Interview with Voyage LA

Last Wednesday in January 

Wrapping up the first month of 2019 with an evening of all-original redShift back at the Blue Beet Cafe. New year - new tunes, time keeps giving - check your options.

Power in harmony - weakness in dissonance, Limits in structure - choice in chaos


The duty of privilege is absolute integrity.


Don’t fret about what you don’t want, 

for down you go in fear. 

Be thankful and rise up in hope, 

for all you want is here.

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Previous events

Third Wednesday in August

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Blue Beet, 107 21st Place, Newport Beach, CA 92663

This week, third Wednesday of August at the Blue Beet Cafe, bringing it in to focus - Forward Vision. Calling the usual suspects. #livemusic #newportlivemusic #thebluebeet #redshiftmusicworks #avantfunkworldjazz

NAMM-time Fiberreed Endorser Jam

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La Cave , 1695 Irvine Ave , Costa Mesa, CA 92627

Combining two of my daily endeavors, redShift and Fiberreeds, we will play a set of redShift and then play with Fiberreed endorsers in town for NAMM. #lacave #namm2019 #redshiftmusicworks #fiberreed

Last Wednesday in December

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Blue Beet, 107 21st Place, Newport Beach, CA 92663

Special holiday edition redShift Duo - Stu Goodis, guitar and Dannie Hofmann, sax. We will have a special guest join us: Singer-songwriter Paula Gabriel sharing her jazz talents with us. Happy Holidays!

Last Wednesday In July

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Blue Beet, 107 21st Place, Newport Beach, CA 92663

Every Last Wednesday of the Month we hit the Blue Beet Cafe and offer up a musical incantation to the spirits of this earth. Presence, Awareness and Curiosity are our guiding principles this month. Libations and nourishment available.

LaCave presents redShift

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La Cave , 1695 Irvine Ave , Costa Mesa, CA 92627

First time at LaCave with redShift - great steaks, seafood and cocktails - and the music starts when the kitchen closes. Cozy and intimate - come to listen or dance.