Bob and I have been staying in Billings with our friend and great pianist Matt Villinger. Today, we are driving back to Bozeman for a concert in this evening at Cikan House! Michelle Manzo Cobb on vocals, Matt Villinger on piano, and Bob Bowman on bass. The music will be fantastic! If you are around Bozeman please join us!!
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* Detail of these concerts can be changed due to artists/venues’ circumstances.

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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ON TUESDAY NIGHT AT DEVIL’S TOBOGGAN

ON TUESDAY NIGHT AT DEVIL'S TOBOGGAN - Montana Manouche

Join Montana Manouche for Gypsy Jazz and American Swing at fantastic Devil’s Toboggan! An elegant 1930-style speakeasy lends the perfect ambiance for the band’s music. Feel free to dress vintage, you’ll fit right in! Delicious hand-crafted cocktails and tapas served. Dancers welcome! No cover. *This event is 21+ Only
Devil’s Toboggan
113 East Oak, Suite 2B (Cannery District) 
Tuesday, August 13th 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. 
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ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT SAFFRON TABLE

ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT SAFFRON TABLE - Krista Barnett Trio

Celebrate the sweet sounds of summer in Saffron Table’s lovely garden! Krista Barnett Trio : Krista Barnett on vocals, Matt Villinger from Kansas City, MO on keyboards, and Bob Bowman on bass will play beautiful music for you. Be sure to tell the venue you want to sit on the patio for live music when you make your reservation.
Saffron Table
1511 W Babcock St Ste A, Bozeman, MT 59715
Wednesday, August 14th 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
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ON THURSDAY NIGHT AT FOLLOW YER’ NOSE BBQ

ON THURSDAY NIGHT AT FOLLOW YER' NOSE BBQ - Montana Manouche

Join Gypsy Jazz band Montana Manouche at Follow Yer Nose BBQ on this Thursday! You’ll love the legendary BBQ and beautiful open-air venue! They will play Jazzy Bluegrass and many Django Reinhardt compositions along with American jazz standards played in the Gypsy Jazz style. No cover.
Follow Yer’ Nose BBQ
4 Overlook Rd, Emigrant, Montana 59027
Saturday, August 15th 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
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ON THURSDAY NIGHT AT CRAFT LOCAL IN BILLINGS

ON THURSDAY NIGHT AT CRAFT LOCAL IN BILLINGS - Jeff Long Quartet

On Thursday, August 15th from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Jeff Long will be performing with Rob Kohler, Matt Devitt, and Raphael Lopez at Craft Local in Billings. Enjoy the sounds by wonderful musicians with delicious local beer/wine! No cover.
Craft Local
2413 Montana Ave., Billings, Montana 59101
Thursday, August 15th 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 - Bob Nell & Bob Bowman 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 16th 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, August 16th 7:00 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 18th 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 - John Roberts Band

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 John Roberts will be playing with his band! 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 18th 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
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UPCOMING JAZZ & MORE CONCERTS

August 20th @ Devil’s Toboggan

Montana Manouche

August 21st @ Saffron Table

Montana Manouche

August 22nd @ Craft Local

Erik Olson Band

August 23rd @ Gallatin Riverhouse Grill

Swamp Dawg

August 23rd @ Red Tractor Pizza

John Swendseid on saxophone, Alex Robilotta on guitar, Eddie Tsuru on bass, and Chris Naro on drums

August 25th @ St. Timothy’s Summer Music Festival

Montana Manouche w/ Michelle Manzo Cobb

August 29th @ Craft Local

John Roberts’ Jazz Combo

September 1st @ Walkers Grill

Cheryl Hodge, Mark Bryan, Brad Edwards


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