Hailing from San Francisco, Wes Leslie, has got his hands in too many pots. He's known to throw underground tiki pop-up bars, writes music of a few genres, and owns a walking tour company.
For the music, he's known as The Bedroom Player, and is pioneering a musical genre called "bedroom soul." His live set features a tight soul revue, the Bedroom Players, who carry the songs like James Brown would have liked. It's an old-school performance, with theatrics and antics to entertain, and great songs to make you feel the feels, and perhaps even dance.
Behind the bar, he runs an underground tiki pop-up called Wild Wes's Tik-Easy, which has appeared in bars New York, Melbourne, San Francisco and beyond. He previously worked at the acclaimed mixology bar SRO, and Mrs. Jones before that.
He is also the co-founder of Wild SF Tours, and leads tours of the people's history and social movements in San Francisco, including a weekly musical tour of the Haight-Ashbury.
Wes appreciates correspondence, and regularly emails stories, songs and cocktail recipes to those who sign up for his email list.