Bob and I have been super busy and I hadn’t had a chance to do this week’s live jazz info. Sorry! I bet many of you already know about Plonk Bozeman has decided to discontinue live jazz. The date of the last jazz night was originally on August 21st but the situation changed and no live jazz as of now. I feel sad and bitter about this. Because my late husband Kelly hosted live jazz for long time. While Kelly was very ill Ann Tappan, Craig Hall, Adam Greenberg continued the music. Then Bob took over booking. Lots of great memories and great music at Plonk. Nothing stays the same and when that happens we have to keep moving.
Hey, there is a good news! Fantastic restaurant & bar Open Range in downtown Bozeman will have live jazz on Thursdays! The first live jazz will start on September 19th. There will be more details soon!
* 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 WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT SAFFRON TABLE

ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT SAFFRON TABLE - Woodsmoke Jazz

Woodsmoke Jazz, from Bozeman, Montana, has been smokin’ standards and original tunes under the Big Sky since 2009. Featuring smokemeister Royce Wilkinson, on reeds; Marvin Lansverk, on trumpet; Ken Bishop, on bass and vocals, Bruce Kriskovich on guitar, and newest member Kyle Jennaway on drums. Kris Olsen also sits in with us as well, on percussion. This is sure to be one of the summers most festive bands featured on the patio.
Saffron Table
1511 W Babcock St Ste A, Bozeman, Montana 59715
Wednesday, July 31st 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
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MATT AUSTIN GROUP LIVE AT CRAFT LOCAL

MATT AUSTIN GROUP LIVE AT CRAFT LOCAL

On this Thursday, August 1st at Craft Local in Billings from 8:00 p.m. saxophone player Matt Austin and his talented group takes the stage! Come and check them out and enjoy a cold brew and some great art and a fun gameroom!
Craft Local
2413 Montana Ave., Billings, Montana 59101
Thursday, August 1st 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
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ON FRIDAY NIGHT AT RED TRACTOR PIZZA

ON FRIDAY NIGHT AT RED TRACTOR PIZZA - Alex Robilotta and Alex Nauman guitar duo

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, August 2nd Alex Robilotta and Alex Nauman guitar duo will be performing. This will be a fun and fantastic guitar night! 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, August 2nd 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
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JAZZ LIVE AT SLAM!

JAZZ LIVE AT SLAM FESTIVAL

The 9th annual Summer SLAM Festival will return to Bogert Park in Bozeman, August 3rd & 4th, 2019. On the stage on Saturday, August 3rd there will be 2 live jazz stage! at 1:00 p.m. to 1:55 p.m. Alex Robilotta Band : Alex Robilotta on guitar, Eddie Tsutu on bass, John Swendseid on saxophone, Orin Gunderson on trumpet, and Alex Platt on drums. Then 2:00 p.m. to 2:55 p.m. Rhythm & Ramble will play some swing! Please don’t miss them! Bring yourself to SLAM, enjoy local art and music!!
SLAM Festival
Saturday & Sunday, August 3rd & 4th
Bogart Park, Bozeman, MT
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ON SATURDAY NIGHT AT FOLLOW YER NOSE

ON SATURDAY NIGHT AT FOLLOW YER NOSE - Swamp Dawg

Brews and blues, smoked meats and sweet beats. Second line with a glass of wine. One of Swamp Dawg’s favorite venues ever. Come join us and you’ll see why.
Great Views, Brews, and BBQ’s! Music is always free, y’all.
Follow Yer’ Nose BBQ
4 Overlook Rd, Emigrant, Montana 59027
Saturday, August 3rd 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
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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, August 4th 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
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ON SUNDAY NIGHT AT WALKERS IN BILLINGS

On every Sunday American Grill & Tapas Bar Walkers in Billings has live music through 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. This week Arterial Drive will be performing!! Arterial Drive performs original music and fresh arrangements of classic songs from many decades. 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, August 4th 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
https://walkersgrill.com/

UPCOMING JAZZ & MORE CONCERTS

ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT SAFFRON TABLE

Montana songstress Jeni Fleming with Kansas City piano great Matt Villinger and reknowned bassist Bob Bowman bring you the beautiful sounds of jazz on the Saffron Table patio Wednesday, August 7th night. Kick back and relax with Jeni’s sultry vocals as you enjoy dinner under the stars at Saffron Table. Be sure to tell us you want to sit outside for the music when you make your reservation. We hope to see you on the patio on August 7th!
Saffron Table
1511 W Babcock St Ste A, Bozeman, MT 59715
Wednesday, August 7th 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
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MICHELLE MANZO COBB, MATT VILLINGER, BOB BOWMAN AT CIKAN HOUSE

MICHELLE MANZO COBB, MATT VILLINGER, BOB BOWMAN AT CIKAN HOUSE

GREAT NEWS! Singer Michelle Manzo Cobb, pianist Matt Villiinger, and bassist Bob Bowman will perform at Cikan House on Monday, August 12th! Many local jazz fans have seen Michelle getting busy singing around Bozeman and she sounds fantastic. Now Bob brings amazingly talented pianist Matt Villinger from Kansas City. Matt has been here last year and I saw Bozeman music fans were fascinated by his playing. True jazz veteran and great artist Bob Bowman with these musicians will be a beautiful music treat for you! Please mark your calendar! For reservations please contact yaezo1027@gmail.com.
Cikan House
31 Hitching Post Rd, Bozeman, MT 59715-9241
Monday, August 12th 7:00 p.m. –
Admission : $20 (student $10)
reservations : yaezo1027@gmail.com


August 8th @ Craft Local (Billings)

Matt Villinger on piano, Bob Bowman on bass, and Brad Edwards on drums

August 9th @ Thirsty Street (Billings)

Matt Villinger on keys, Alex Nauman on guitar, Bob Bowman on bass, and Brad Edwards on drums

August 10th @ Wild Ginger (Billings)

Matt Villinger on keys, Bob Bowman on bass, and Brad Edwards on drums

August 11th @ Walkers Grill (Billings)

Jeni Fleming on vocals, Matt Villinger on keys, Bob Bowman on bass

August 13th @ Devil’s Toboggan

Montana Manouche

August 15th @ Follow Yer’ Nose BBQ

Montana Manouche


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