Derek Bodkin is a Monterey Bay California based Singer Songwriter. His eclectic Musical history ranges from playing drums with some of the Bay Area's hottest improv jam-fusion artists to playing fingerstyle guitar and bluegrass banjo with many shining folk rock artists touring today. Derek brings a special 'mojo' to the stage to make the listener feel right at home.

On his first solo album, “True Story”, Derek shares his love for Musical tradition, collaboration, and storytelling as well as a penchant for memorable melody writing. He brings these songs to life with the help of his most talented friends known as "The Hovering Breadcat Folk Ensemble".  Through his music, this songsmith will find his way into your head and heart.

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Derek Bodkin at the Marina Library

Marina Library, 190 Seaside Circle, Marina

The Friends of the Marina Library are hosting a free concert on February 12 from 12-3pm. Please join local singer-songwriters for an afternoon of original music, touching stories, and good vibrations.

Amy Warren 12 Glenn Bell 12:20 Harry Thomas 12:50 Tommy Knowles 1:30 Derek Bodkin 2:05

Monterey Steampunk Convention

Press Club, The Press Club 1123 Fremont Blvd., Seaside

HOVERING BREADCAT is going to perform at the first ever Monterey Steampunk mini convention!

The event will kick off the event with Afternoon Tea service followed by the Makers' Bazaar filled with lots of local crafters and handmade wares. Enjoy workshops and demonstrations by other local Steampunks and live music. We will end the night with a lively dance party!