bartdavenport919On Friday, Dec. 19th, The Mercury Lounge and KCSB 91.9 FM Presents folk-rock musician Bart Davenport, with opener Franklin for Short, live in concert at the Merc.

From Oakland, California, Bart Davenport’s songs are influenced by the West Coast Pop tradition, while Ventura’s Franklin for Short blends alt-country, pop, psychedelia, and surf music. Simone Rubi (of Rubies) will be spinning vinyl between sets.

Showtime is 9pm. The Mercury Lounge is at 5871 Hollister Avenue in Old Town Goleta. This event is for those 21 and over only. For more concert information, contact The Mercury Lounge at 805.967.0907 or go to