It is a gorgeous time at Hebgen! Mountains are getting really green and wild flowers blooming more and more everyday. Legendary guitarist John Stowell and bassist Bob Bowman will throw a little tour in this month in Billings and Bozeman! In Billings with these great musicians : Brad Edwards at Thirsty Street and Alex Nauman at Craft Local. Then from Kansas City, MO Peter Schlamb on vibraphone will join Stowell and Bowman at Walkers. Stowell, Bowman, and Schlamb will have a concert at beautiful Cikan House in Bozeman on June 17th! All details are UPCOMING JAZZ & MORE section. Don’t forget to mark your calendar!
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* Detail of these concerts can be changed due to artists/venues’ circumstances.

ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT PLONK

Williams / Nelson / Bowman / Gillan at Plonk

On Wednesday, June 5th from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. MJ Williams on vocal and trombone, Ken Nelson on keys, Bob Bowman on bass, and Mike Gillan on drums will be performing at Plonk Bozeman. It will be fun, warm, and beautiful sounds that fits to this lovely time of a year! Please come down to enjoy the music with glass of wine and delicious food! No Charge.
Plonk Wine Bozeman
29 E Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715
Wednesday, June 5th 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
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SWAMP DAWG AT FOLLOW YER’ NOSE BBQ

SWAMP DAWG AT FOLLOW YER' NOSE BBQ

Dust off yer dancing shoes and come down for this zydeco down home, get down kind of goodness! These guys are high energy and always put on a show with that Louisiana twist!
Great Views, Brews, and BBQ’s! Music is always free, y’all.
Follow Yer’ Nose BBQ
4 Overlook Rd, Emigrant, Montana 59027
Friday, June 7th 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
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ON FRIDAY NIGHT AT RED TRACTOR PIZZA

ON FRIDAY NIGHT AT RED TRACTOR PIZZA - Bob Nell on piano and Bob Bowman on bass

Every Friday, there is a Jazz Night at Red Tractor Pizza in Bozeman from 7:00p.m. to 9:00 p.m. On this Friday, June 7th Bob Nell on piano and Bob Bowman on bass will be making beautiful sounds you don’t want to miss! Please come down and enjoy your Friday night with good live music and of course delicious pizza and beer/wine!
Red Tractor pizza
1007 W Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715
Friday, June 7th 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
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GYPSY JAZZ DUO TIM KLIPHUIS & ALFONSO PONTICELLI IN MONTANA

GYPSY JAZZ DUO TIM KLIPHUIS & ALFONSO PONTICELLI IN MONTANA

“DJANGO”
Friday, June 7th at Myrna Loy Theater, Helena
7:00 pm (doors open) 7:30 pm (show) / Tickets : $22 (adult)
A soft summer night in the 1930 with gypsy jazz mezmerizing the room by violin legend Tim Kliphuis, renowned swing guitarist Alfonso Ponticelli, Helena favorite Cottonwood Club, and Nancy & Ray Padilla from Montana Manouche. It’s an evening of great music, cold drinks, and maybe a little dancing.
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“Tim Kliphuis and Alfonso Ponticelli in concert”
Saturday, June 8th at Cisel Hall, Billings
8:00 pm – / Admission: $20 at the door
Cisel Hall, MSU-B Campus
Sponsors: Yellowstone Public Radio, Kirk Violins, MSU0B Music Department

“Tim Kliphuis and Alfonso Ponticelli Gypsy Jazz Concert with Swing Dance by Montana Manouche”
Sunday, June 9th at The Attic, Livingston

Dutch jazz violinist and Sony classical recording artist Tim Kliphuis and American guitar wizard Alfonso Ponticelli will begin the event with a one hour concert of eclectic Gypsy Jazz music. For the second set, Montana Manouche, with Tim and Alfonso joining in, will play swing music for your dancing pleasure.
Advance tickets: online at www.theatticmontana.com & Whiskey Creek (Livingston) & at the door. Price: $20
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ON SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE EAGLES THE BRIDGER MOUNTAIN BIG BAND

ON SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE EAGLES THE BRIDGER MOUNTAIN BIG BAND

The Bridger Mountain Big Band or small combo 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/.
Bozeman Eagles Club & Ballroom
16 E Main St, Bozeman, Montana 59715
Sunday, June 9th 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
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ON SUNDAY NIGHT AT WALKERS IN BILLINGS

ON SUNDAY NIGHT AT WALKERS IN BILLINGS - Rimrock Hot Club

On every Sunday American Grill & Tapas Bar Walkers in Billings has Jazz night through 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Walkers features some of the very best jazz cats in the Rocky Mountain region and is well known for its depth of musicians. This week Rimrock Hot Club will be playing!! They play hot swing and jazz manouche music in the style of Django Reinhardt.  Please come down to enjoy the music with delicious food and drinks! No charge.
American Grill & Tapas Bar Walkers
2700 1st Ave N, Billings, Montana 59101
Sunday, June 9th 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
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UPCOMING JAZZ & MORE CONCERTS

ON JUNE 13TH AT PLONK

ON JUNE 13TH AT PLONK - LUMINOUS

On Wednesday, June 12th from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Luminous will be making fantastic sounds! Silas Stewart on vibraphone, Michael Steele on bass, and Chris Naro on drums will be playing lots of their original music. Please come down to enjoy the music with glass of wine and delicious food! No Charge and dancers welcome!
Plonk Wine Bozeman
29 E Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715
Wednesday, June 12th 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
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ON JUNE 13TH AT CRAFT LOCAL IN BILLINGS
STOWELL / BOWMAN / NAUMAN TRIO

ON THURSDAY NIGHT AT CRAFT LOCAL IN BILLINGS - John Stowell on guitar, Bob Bowman on bass Alex Nauman on guitar

On Thursday, June 13th from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. guitarist John Stowell, bassist Bob Bowman, and guitarist Alex Nauman will be performing at Craft Local in Billings. Both Stowell and Bowman are great jazz veteran who play like no other. With Nauman who plays energetic and joyful, the trio will make this concert just FANTASTIC. No cover.
Craft Local
2413 Montana Ave., Billings, Montana 59101
Thursday, June 13th 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
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NAOMI MOON SIEGEL QUINTET – CIKAN HOUSE, BOZEMAN

NAOMI MOON SIEGEL QUINTET – CIKAN HOUSE, BOZEMAN

Naomi Moon Siegel – “a trombonist and composer of great style and distinction” (Earshot Jazz) – celebrates her new album release with a concert of all original music with her Seattle quintet featuring Wayne Horvitz on piano, Sean Woolstenhulme on guitar, Geoff Harper on bass and Chris Icasiano on drums.
A winner of an Earshot Jazz Golden Ear Award and recent inductee into the Missoula Jazz & Blues Society Hall of Fame, her expressive trombone playing is changing the way the trombone is heard and viewed. Fusing folk melodies with fantastical soundscapes and circular grooves, she is a model of creative self-expression inspired by the jazz tradition. 
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Cikan House
31 Hitching Post Rd, Bozeman, MT 59715-9241
Friday, June 14th 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
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ON JUNE 14TH AT THIRSTY STREET IN BILLINGS
STOWELL / BOWMAN / EDWARDS TRIO

ON FRIDAY NIGHT AT THIRSTY STREET IN BILLINGS - John Stowell on guitar, Bob Bowman on bass, and Brad Edwards on drums

Guitarist John Stowell, bassist Bob Bowman, and drummer Brad Edwards will be performing at Thirsty Street Brewing Company in Billings on Friday, June 14th from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. These great jazz veterans have performed nationally and internationally. Hope you will get to hear their truly beautiful sounds with delicious local beer! No cover.
Thirsty Street Brewing Company
3008 1st Ave N, Billings, Montana 59101
Friday, June 14th 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

ON JUNE 15TH AT WILD GINGER IN BILLINGS
STOWELL & BOWAN DUO

ON JUNE 15TH AT WILD GINGER IN BILLINGS
STOWELL & BOWAN DUO

Legendary guitarist John Stowell and bassist Bob Bowman will play duo at Wild Ginger in Billings. Stowell from Portland, OR and Bowman now lives in West Yellowstone based many years in Kansas City, MO have performed nationally/internationally. Both Stowell and Bowman’s musicianship and artistry are highly regarded by musicians, critics, and music fans. Please come down to Wild Ginger on Saturday, June 15th and enjoy their beautiful sounds with delicious food and drinks! No cover.
Wild Ginger
2713 MONTANA AVE, Billings, Montana 59101
Saturday, June 15th 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
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ON JUNE 16TH AT WALKERS IN BILLINGS
STOWELL / BOWMAN / SCHLAMB TRIO

ON JUNE 16TH AT WALKERS IN BILLINGS
STOWELL / BOWMAN / SCHLAMB TRIO

This trio doesn’t happen often. Guitarist John Stowell from Portland, OR, bassist Bob Bowman now lives in W. Yellowstone based many years in Kansas City, MO, and vibraphonist Peter Schlamb from also Kansas City, MO originally from St. Louis. They have performed and taught nationally/internationally and been highly regarded. Their quality of performance and genuinely magnificent sounds will touch you deeply. Mark your calendar and don’t miss this trio in Billings! No cover.
American Grill & Tapas Bar Walkers
2700 1st Ave N, Billings, Montana 59101
Sunday, June 16th 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
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STOWELL / BOWMAN / SCHLAMB AT CIKAN HOUSE

STOWELL / BOWMAN / SCHLAMB AT CIKAN HOUSE

This trio doesn’t happen often. Guitarist John Stowell from Portland, OR, bassist Bob Bowman now lives in West Yellowstone based many years in Kansas City, MO, and vibraphonist Peter Schlamb from also Kansas City, MO originally from St. Louis. They have performed and taught nationally also internationally and highly regarded by musicians, critics, and of course music fans. Their quality of performance and genuinely magnificent sounds will touch you deeply and many Jazz fans around Bozeman area who have enjoyed these musicians’ performing know it!
Please don’t miss this concert at beautiful Cikan House on Monday, June 17th from 7:00 p.m.
Cikan House
31 Hitching Post Rd, Bozeman, MT 59715-9241
Monday, June 17th 7:00 p.m. –
Tickets : $20 (students $10) 
Reservations also BYOB are strongly recommended 
Reservations : yaezo1027@gmail.com
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