Hope you are having lovely holidays. I can’t believe it is almost 2020!  There will be a lot of NYE events going on. Hope you will enjoy rest of 2019! Bob and I will be gone for about 6 weeks after two gigs in Billings and Bozeman for more great music!
* There was supposed to be live jazz at Squire House in Bozeman on NYE although it was canceled. There maybe live music. Please contact the venue for more information.
* 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 FRIDAY NIGHT AT RED TRACTOR PIZZA IN BOZEMAN

ON FRIDAY NIGHT AT RED TRACTOR PIZZA IN BOZEMAN

Every Friday, there is a Jazz Night at Red Tractor Pizza in Bozeman from 7:00p.m. to 9:00 p.m. On December 27th Adam Platt on piano, Bob Bowman on bass, and Alex Platt on drums will be making fantastic sounds! Many long time jazz fans in Bozeman have known Platt Brothers since they were young boys. Their spirits are the same, fresh and joyful, now with much more experiences. Also a real jazz veteran Bob Bowman, a bit older than them but super young at heart. This will be a very exciting and superb night of music! 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, December 27th 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
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WAYNE SHORTER TRIBUTE AT CIKAN HOUSE

WAYNE SHORTER TRIBUTE AT CIKAN HOUSE

Join young and old jazz veterans Philadelphia vibraphonist Silas Stewart, New York tenor saxophonist Will Brown, and Bozemanites guitarist Craig Hall, upright bassist Michael Steele and drummer Josh Poole at The Cikan House Saturday, December 28 at 7 PM. The group will play all the songs, in order, from Wayne Shorter’s 1966 historic Blue Note recording “Speak No Evil,” followed by a scrumptious and libatious intermission and then some original music. Seating is limited. Tix ($25) available at Eventbrite.com 
Cikan House
31 Hitching Post Rd, Bozeman, MT 59715-9241
Saturday, December 28th 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Admission : $25
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ON SATURDAY NIGHT AT YELLOWSTONE CELLARS AND WINERY

ON SATURDAY NIGHT AT YELLOWSTONE CELLARS AND WINERY

On this Saturday, December 28th Alex Nauman and Sam White will bring two hours of guitar and saxophone duo to Yellowstone Cellars & Winery. Come down to enjoy delicious wine while listening to Alex and Sam’s fun and crazy sounds! Bet there will be lots of smiles in both musicians and audience! 7:00p.m. to 9:00 p.m., No Cover, All Ages!
Yellowstone Cellars & Winery
1335 Holiday Cir, Billings, MT 59101
Saturday, December 28th 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

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, MT 59715
Sunday, December 29th 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

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 My Favorite Sons returns to Walkers! Featuring Bill Honaker, Will Honaker, Parker Brown, Sam White, Erik Olson, with special guests John Roberts and Jessica Fiveland. Please come down and enjoy Neo-Soul, Funk, and jazz with delicious food and drinks! No charge.
American Grill & Tapas Bar Walkers
2700 1st Ave N, Billings, Montana 59101
Sunday, December 29th 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
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UPCOMING JAZZ & MORE CONCERTS

SWING INTO THE 20’S

Swing into the 20's

Don your finest 20’s attire, dance away the last hours of 2019 and welcome 2020 in style! This 20’s style themed evening will feature a Lindy Hop lesson from 8:15-9:00 and live music by Montana Manouche from 9-11pm, and dancing till midnight!
Also featuring:
Free tea from Townshend’s Teahouse
Potluck from our local swing community
BYOB, Vintage Attire Suggested
Ticket : $15
Starlite Bozeman
622 E Tamarack St, Bozeman, MT 59715
Tuesday, December 31st 8:00 p.m. – Midnight
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NEW YEAR’S EVE 2019 AT PLONK BOZEMAN

NEW YEAR'S EVE 2019 AT PLONK BOZEMAN

Enjoy New Year’s Eve, Dec 31st, 2019 at Plonk, Bozeman. A Roaring Celebration! 
Early evening prix fixe menu: 4 dazzling courses, $70 per person. Reservations required, accepted from 5-10 pm, EMAIL john@plonkwine.com. 
Late evening: dancing, hors d’oeuvres, bubbles at midnight! With musical guests The Bridger Mountain Small Band at 9 pm!
Dine, dance, cheers the night away!
Plonk Bozeman
29 E Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715
Tuesday, December 31st 5:00 p.m. – Midnight
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NEW YEAR’S EVE AT EVERETT’S 8800 IN BIG SKY

Everett’s 8800 in Big Sky will be serving a prix fixe menu for NYE, with reservations available from 5:00 PM to 8:45 PM as their final seating for the night. Guitarist Alex Robilotta and bassist Eddie Tsuru will be playing music from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. The menu will be $195 per person (add $65 to include wine pairings)/$95 for kids under 12. Please contact Everette’s 8800 for availability.
Everette’s 8800
50 Big Sky Resort Rd Big Sky, MT 59716
(406) 995-8800
Tuesday, December 31st


January 2nd @ Open Range in Bozeman

Bob Nell on keyboards, Michael Steele on bass, and Adam Greenberg on drums

January 2nd @ Craft Local in Billings

Alex Nauman on guitar, Erik Olson on piano, and Bob Bowman on bass

January 3rd @ Red Tractor Pizza in Bozeman

Bob Nell on piano and Bob Bowman on bass

January 9th @ Open Range in Bozeman

Montana Manouche


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