Virtual Concert: Steph Johnson (Live Stream)

Saturday, July 11, 2020 @ 7:00 PM (Pacific)
  • This virtual concert event will be presented live from the Museum of Making Music
  • Ticket holders will be sent a private link to the virtual concert the day before the event.
  • Can't watch it live? Don't worry! The private link will allow you to watch the concert even after it's over!
    • Museum Members receive a 10% ticket discount

    Event Details

    Singer/guitarist Steph Johnson is an award-winning, multi-dimensional recording artist whose music deftly blends jazz, soul, funk and blues. She’s a captivating performer whose engaging smile is complemented by a lush and distinctive voice. She burst onto the music scene after winning the San Diego Magazine Songwriter Award and has received a San Diego Music Award for Best Jazz Album.

    Her recording career has taken a back seat in recent years to social activism. Steph founded and is now Executive Director and Music Director of the Voices of Our City Choir, whose members are experiencing homelessness. The choir is a nonprofit that provides community and case management and has helped find housing for 50 of its 250 members. 

    Voices of Our City is an inspirational musical ensemble that has garnered plenty of headlines. The choir has been the focus of a documentary The Homeless Chorus Speaks that aired nationally on PBS stations. They recently received the Golden Buzzer on the hit TV show American’s Got Talent.  Steph has been recognized as one of San Diego CityBeat’s “People of the Year.” She was also named 2020 “Woman of the Year” by San Diego Assembly Member Todd Gloria. 

    For this performance Steph will be joined by her husband and bassist Rob Thorsen as well as pianist Josh Nelson, and guitarist Anthony Wilson from a safe social distance.  They will be debuting selections from her newest album “So in Love.”

    This concert will be presented online, LIVE from our stage in Carlsbad, California with no audience. The concert will be streamed online to ticket holders using a private link. Tickets to the stream are $10 and all proceeds will be split 50/50 between the artist and Museum. 

    For seated events that take place at the Museum, the venue is divided into two seating areas: Premium and General. Premium Seating comprises the first several rows of seats for guests who wish to sit closer to the stage. General Seating completes the remaining available space. Seating capacity for the venue is limited to 150 guests.

    For seated events at the Museum, the seating format is open seating (first-come, first-served) within each designated seating area unless otherwise specified. Reserved seating is available as a benefit through the Museum's Listening & Visionary Track Membership programs.

    Will call check-in typically begins one hour before the start of an event. Seating begins roughly one half-hour before the event start time.

    No outside food or beverage is allowed in the Concert Venue or in the Museum Galleries.

    If you have any accessibility concerns or requirements, please contact our staff at (760) 304-5844 with seating requests or accommodation questions.

    Most (but not all) concert events will have a brief intermission. During this time, the Museum Galleries and Gift Shop will be open for guests to visit.

    The Museum does not maintain a wait list for sold out events, and we cannot guarantee that a seat will open up after an event has sold out. We recommend purchasing tickets well in advance to ensure you have a seat for a particular event. Subscribe to our eMail list to stay informed about upcoming concerts!

    All ticket sales are final. If you cannot use a ticket for an upcoming event, please consider donating your ticket back to the Museum of Making Music. Tickets may be transferred to another guest or donated back to the museum anytime up to 24 hours in advance of an event by calling (760) 304-5844. Tickets cannot be donated back to the museum after an event has already begun or has passed.

    Listening to sounds at an excessive volume over prolonged periods of time can damage hearing. Though the Museum attempts to maintain control over concert volume levels, there are instances when performances can achieve high volume levels. The Museum makes hearing protection available in the form of complimentary foam ear plugs. These can be obtained at any time upon request.