Derek Lassiter: “Secular Spirituals”

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Red Poppy Art House
07:30 PM
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Date: Friday, January 26, 2018Time: 7pm doors, 7:30pm showVenue: Red Poppy Art HouseAdmission: $20

Derek Lassiter returns to the Red Poppy to present new songs along with songs from past releases. He will be joined by long-time collaborators Tammy L. Hall and Art Khu for an evening of jazz, soul, and beyond.
 FEATURING:Derek Lassiter – vocalsTammy Lynne Hall-Hawkins – pianoArt Khu – bass, guitarRuth Price – drums ABOUT THE ARTIST:Vocalist and songwriter Derek Lassiter, a native New Yorker, has called the Bay Area home for many years now. A mainstay on the art scene, Lassiter has performed at many venues and counts the Red Poppy Art House among his favorites. Rooted in jazz and soul, his influences run the gamut from Abbey Lincoln, Jimmy Scott, and Shirley Horn to Luther Vandross, Sting, Solange, and Bjork. His latest release, Music Outside, is available through all major online music sites.

When should I arrive?
Doors open 30 minutes before the scheduled performance time. For example, if the show is scheduled to start at 7:30 pm, the doors will open at 7:00 pm.

When does the box office open to buy tickets at the door?
Guests may buy tickets at the door when doors open 30 minutes before the scheduled performance time.

Does the Poppy accept debit or credit cards?
At this time, we can only accept cash and check. Credit card processing will be coming soon.

Is the space ADA accessible?
Yes, there is a ramp at our 23rd St entrance.

What kind of seating do you have available?
For most of our events we have folding chairs and a few couches available.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Street parking is available but can be limited around the Red Poppy. We encourage you to take public transportation whenever possible. Several MUNI lines run close to the Red Poppy and the 24th St./Mission BART station is just under half a mile away.

What can I bring into the event?
Guests are welcome to bring food. Beverages are available by suggested donation. We recommend bringing collapsible strollers, if possible.

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
No, this event is all ages. However, wine and beer will be served at the concessions counter.

What's the refund policy?
Attendees can receive refunds up to 1 day before your event start date.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
You may bring your printed ticket or show your ticket on your phone. There will be no tickets available for pick up at Will Call.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?
Yes, you’re welcome to purchase tickets for someone else.

How can I donate to the Poppy?
You may bring cash, check, or donate online at

Where can I grab a bite to eat?
Nearby places include El Farolito, Taqueria Vallarta, Basa Seafood Express (sushi), and Farmhouse Kitchen Thai Cuisine. For other places, click here.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
You can reach us at [email protected] or give us a call at (650) 713-5383.


  1. Red Poppy Art House 2698 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA