Los Angeles cutting-edge vocal collective Sonos will appear at the Hotel Cafe December 1, performing material from the group”s recently-released collection December Songs.
Performances on the new album include a stirring â€œAve Maria,â€ as vocals of Rachel Bearer, Ben McLain, Chris Harrison, Jessica Freedman, Paul Peglar and Katharine Anne Hoye also entwine for original seasonally-themed compositions such as “Come December” and “Home” as well as arrangements of Christmas favorites such as “Greensleeves” and “O Holy Night/
Sonos arrived last fall from the college a cappella scene (There’s a “scene?” Who knew?). The group made it’s debut on Verve Records with SonoSings, offering unique takes on songs by Radiohead, Bon Iver and Fleet Foxes plus a melancholy, cover of the Jackson 5’s “I Want You Back.” The J5 rendition earned Sonos a CASA award for Best Pop/Rock song of the year and numerous ACAs (A cappella Community Awards) including Best Group, Album, Song and Vocalist.
The Hotel Cafe is atâ€¨1623 1/2 N. Cahuenga Blvdâ€¨Los Angeles, CA 90028. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 day of show. Showtime is 7 p.m.