Hi everyone! Bob and I are in Kansas City, MO for his gigs. We are enjoying great music scene here! Musicians are so supportive!! Also lots of venues have live jazz everyday. We can actually go out everyday to see live jazz from one place to another. If you love jazz Kansas City is great place to visit!
* To musician friends, if you would like to add your message or on going projects like new albums on this website or news letter please contact me!
* Detail of these concerts can be changed due to artists/venues’ circumstances.

 

ON TUESDAY NIGHT AT THE MURRAY BAR IN LIVINGSTON

Hear The Ridgeway Collective (Matt Ridgeway, keyboards, Garrett Stannard, drums, John Morford, electric bass and Craig Hall, guitar) Tuesday nights at the historic Murray Bar in Livingston, playing Latin, jazz and funk standards and originals, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00p.m. Excellent food, featuring a Prime Rib special on Tuesday nights. Corner of Park and 2nd, no cover.
The Murray Bar in Livingston
Tuesday, April 10th
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
http://www.themurraybar.com/

 

ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT PLONK

On Wednesday, April 11th from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. John Roberts, Raphael Lopez, Matthew Devitt, Tony Roberts, and very special guest Congolese guitarist Huit Kilos are performing at Plonk! Trevor Krieger will join the band too! They will be playing Salsa, Afro Funk and Soul! Sorry I can’t be there but if you are around Bozeman please come down and enjoy the music with glass of wine and delicious food! No Charge.
Plonk Wine Bozeman
Wednesday, April 11th
8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
https://plonkwine.com/

 

ON THURSDAY NIGHT AT YELLOWSTONE VALLEY BREWING COMPANY IN BILLINGS

There is a Jazz Jam session on every Thursday at Yellowstone Valley Brewing Company in Billings.  It’s free, all ages, and everyone is welcome to come play! Jams go from 6:00p.m. to 8:00p.m.
Yellowstone Valley Brewing
Thursday, April 12th
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
http://www.yellowstonevalleybrew.com/

 

ON FRIDAY NIGHT AT RED TRACTOR PIZZA

Every Friday, there is a Jazz Night at Red Tractor Pizza in Bozeman from 7:00p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  This week Gypsy Jazz group Montana Manouche will be performing!! Enjoy your Friday night with the music and of course delicious pizza and beer/wine!
Red Tractor pizza
Friday, April 13th
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
http://www.redtractorpizza.com/

 

JOHN ROBERTS Y PAN BLANCO, RICARDO LEMVO, MOFONGO Y HUIT KILOS IN BILLINGS

John Roberts y Pan Blanco with special guests, Ricardo Lemvo, Nseka Bimwela, and Steve Giraldo. These members of the world music ensemble, Ricardo Lemvo and Makina Loca will be joining us for this dance party. Trevor Krieger, Merle Roberts, Sam White, William Honaker, Raphael Lopez, Matthew Devitt, Sean Erickson, Jessi Erickson at Yellowstone Valley Brewing Co.
Yellowstone Valley Brewing Co. (Billings)
Cover $10
Saturday, April 14th
Dance Lessons 5:00 p.m. by Sean and Jessi Erickson
Music 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
https://www.facebook.com/events/171556186803105/

 

WORLD-RENOWNED GYPSY JAZZ MUSICIANS ARE COMING TO MONTANA!

Tim Kliphuis & Alfonso Ponticelli will be playing in Billings (Cisel Hall) April 14; Bozeman (Rialto) April 15; Helena (Free Ceramics) April 17; and Missoula (Longstaff House) April 19. Details and ticket info: https://montanamanouche.com/tim-kliphuis-alfonso-ponticelli-concert-info. Also, Alfonso Ponticelli will be teaching a Gypsy Jazz guitar workshop on Wednesday, April 18. For more info, please email info@montanamanouche.com.

 

ON SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE EAGLES THE BRIDGER MOUNTAIN BIG BAND

The Bridger Mountain Big Band performs at The Eagles on every Sunday led by a drummer Adam Greenberg.  No cover charge but there will be a tip jar so be generous. 😉 For more information please check https://www.facebook.com/TheBridgerMountainBigBand/.
The Eagles
Sunday, April 15th
7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
https://www.facebook.com/bozemaneagles326/

 

ON SUNDAY NIGHT AT WALKERS IN BILLINGS

On every Sunday American Grill & Tapas Bar WALKERS in Billings has Jazz night through 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. This week Northwest Faculty Combo will be making beautiful sound!! So please come down to enjoy the music with delicious food and drinks! No charge.
American Grill & Tapas Bar WALKERS
Sunday, April 15th
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
http://walkersgrill.com/

 

UPCOMING JAZZ & MORE CONCERTS

April 18th @ Plonk
Alex Robilotta w/TBA

April 20th @ Red Tractor Pizza
Alex Robilotta on guitar, Eddie Tsuru on bass, Adam Greenberg on drums

April 25th @ Plonk
Peter Schlamb on vibraphone, John Kizilarmut on drums, and Bob Bowman on bass

April 27th @ Red Tractor Pizza
Alex Robilotta on guitar, Eddie Tsuru on bass, and Alex Platt on drums

A Special Event To Benefit Missing And Murdered Indigengous Women
SUNDAY, APRIL 22 ~ Doors Open at 4:30 PM and Concert begins 5:00 PM @ Cikan House (31 Hitching Post Rd, Bozeman, 59715)
FEATURING
HONOR SONG by Shane Doyle, EdD, a member of the Apsaalooké Nation, and has 30 years of experience singing Northern Plains style music. Shane is an educational and cultural consultant who lives in Bozeman with his wife and five children.
MUSIC by THREE FORM TRIO featuring ANN TAPPAN (piano), MJ WILLIAMS (trombone and voice) and ROB KOHLER (bass) This renowned improvisational jazz group has been experimenting together for 2 decades, having produced 2 CD’s and performing original music in many venues large and small in Montana and the world.

More to come!
We are planning to bring back these great musicians : pianists Dan Haerle and Phil DeGreg, vibraphonist Peter Schlamb, saxophonist Matt Otto, and drummer John Kizilarmut from Kansas City, MO, and guitarist John Stowell, saxophonist Loren Stillman, and pianist David Morgenroth  in Spring & Summer!


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