Bob and I finally got back to Montana! We drove all night from Portland, OR to West Yellowstone. I think it is fair to say we are so tired. Nothing like home in Montana though!!
This week FANTASTIC piano player Matt Villinger from Kansas City, MO is visiting Montana and Matt and Bob Bowman will be performing in Bozeman and Billings with Jeni Fleming, Krista Barnett, Alex Nauman, Brad Edwards this week to next week. Matt is one of the busiest pianist in KC and he’s just released a new album. If you are around those area please don’t miss them!!
* 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 - Bob Bowman on bass, Matt Villinger on keys, Jeni Fleming on vocals

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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ON WEDNESDAY EVENING AT STORY MANSION

ON WEDNESDAY EVENING AT STORY MANSION - Masontown & Montana Manouche

On Wednesday, Aug 7th, members of Montana Manouche and Masontown (one of Colorado’s top bluegrass bands) will be playing Gypsy Jazz music on the lawn of the Story Mansion from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Complimentary refreshments served. The Masontown bluegrass concert begins inside at 7:30 p.m.
More info and tickets: https://cactusrecords.net/events/masontown-2/
Story Mansion
811 S Willson Ave, Bozeman, Montana, 5971
Wednesday, August 7th Gypsy Jazz on the lawn 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Masontown concert 7:30 p.m. – ( inside)
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ON THURSDAY NIGHT AT CRAFT LOCAL IN BILLINGS

On this Thursday, August 8th at Craft Local in Billings from 8:00 p.m. BOWDOG : bassist Bob Bowman, drummer Brad Edwards, and pianist Matt Villinger will be performing. “Matt plays incredible lines that seem to go on forever, but you don’t want them to stop.” ~ Bowman. With great jazz veterans Bowman and Edwards this trio will be making incredible sounds!
Craft Local
2413 Montana Ave., Billings, Montana 59101
Thursday, August 8th 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
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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. On this Friday, August 9th Cheyenne John Henderson on piano, Eddie Tsuru on bass, and Alex Platt on drums will be making beautiful sounds! 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 9th 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
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ON FRIDAY AT THIRSTY STREET IN BILLINGS BOWMAN / VILLINGER / NAUMAN

ON FRIDAY AT THIRSTY STREET IN BILLINGS BOWMAN / VILLINGER / NAUMAN

There is a big art + music festival Julia Louis-Dreyfest on this weekend in Billings. There will be lots of visual art, poetry reading, and live performances, etc in downtown Billings on August 9th and 10th. BOWDOG, Bob Bowman on bass, Matt Villinger on piano, and Alex Nauman on guitar joins the festival probably as an only jazz project and will be making super fantastic sounds at Thirsty Street from 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.!! Here is a very nice interview of Bob Bowman by Julia Louis-Dreyfest. Please take a time to read! “Julia-Louis Dreyfest Interviews Bob Bowman“.
Thirsty Street Brewing Company
3008 1st Ave N, Billings, Montana 59101
Friday, August 9th 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

ON SATURDAY NIGHT AT WILD GINGER IN BILLINGS

ON SATURDAY NIGHT AT WILD GINGER IN BILLINGS - Matt Villinger on keys, Bob Bowman on bass, Brad Edwards on drums

On this Saturday, August 10th from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Fantastic piano player Matt Villinger from Kansas City, MO will join, Bob Bowman on bass, and Brad Edwards on drums. This trio will be making exciting and great sounds! Please come down to enjoy wonderful night of music with exquisite Asian cuisine! No charge.
Wild Ginger
2713 Montana Ave, Billings, MT 59101
Saturday, August 10th 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
http://wildgingermt.com/

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 11th 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 - Bob Bowman on bass, Matt Villinger on keys, Jeni Fleming on vocals

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 bassist Bob Bowman brings pianist Matt Villinger from Kansas City, MO and singer Jeni Fleming from Bozeman! 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 11th 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
https://walkersgrill.com/

UPCOMING JAZZ & MORE CONCERTS

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
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August 13th @ Devil’s Toboggan

Montana Manouche

August 14th @ Saffron Table

Krista Barnett Trio : Krista Barnett on vocals, Matt Villinger on keys, Bob Bowman on bass

August 15th @ Follow Yer’ Nose BBQ

Montana Manouche


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