Bob and I enjoyed our last days in Oregon in a lovely town Newport! Today we are headed to San Fransisco, CA! A notification to Bozeman jazz fans. The live jazz at Main St. Market will be on Wednesdays from next week, July 21st
* To musician friends, if you would like to add your message, on going projects like new albums, etc. on BigSkyJazz.net please contact me!
ON JULY 13TH AT ART HOUSE IN BILLINGS
The Erik Olson Quartet returns to the Art House after a year long hiatus! In March 2020 they brought the house down with their tribute to Dave Brubeck, and now they plan on doing it again, with time with all original music written by Erik himself. The concert will be recorded by world-class audio engineer Monte Nickles so that the experience can be relived again and again on all major streaming platforms. You won’t want to miss this memorable performance at the Art House Cinema & pUb on July 13th, 2021. Get tickets now before they’re gone!
Art House Cinema
109 N 30th St, Billings, MT 59101
Tuesday, July 13th 7:00 p.m. –
Facebook event page / Tickets are available here
ON TUESDAY EVENING AT JOSEPHINE CROSSING SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
John Roberts Y Pan Blanco will be performing at the Josephine Crossing Amphitheater lawn on Tuesday, July 13th from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.! Please join the band and enjoy mix of Funk, West African beats, Salsa, Jazz and Soul music to the stage!!!
Josephine Crossing Summer Concert Series
1816 Lost Creek Rd, Billings, MT 59101
Tuesday, July 13th 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Facebook event page
ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT LEVITY IN BILLINGS
Every Wednesday Night, Levity features Live Jazz starting at 7:00 p.m. It’s a Jam Session with Local Jazz Musicians. There are always familiar faces, but it’s open to anyone that can play. All you need is raw talent and your instrument!
Levity Bar and Bistro
1027 Shiloh Crossing Blvd Suite 8, Billings, MT 59102
Wednesday, July 14th 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Levity Facebook page
ON THURSDAY AT THE SHANE LALANI CENTER FOR ARTS IN LIVINGSTON
Come hang with wonderful local jazz musicians at The Shane Center’s court yard on Thursday evening! Livingston’s Jazz Collective will be playing at the court yard from 4:00. p.m. to 6:00 p.m.! Livingston’s Jazz Collective features Matt Ridgeway on piano, Cameron Reichert on bass, Garrett Stannard on drums, Rebecca Sparanza and Elijah Stevens on saxophone. The band selected some of their favorite charts for the first set. Second set is open to all; bring your horn!
Shane Lalani Center for the Arts
415 E Lewis St Livingston, MT 59047
Thursday, July 15th 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
The Shane Canter’s Facebook page
ON THURSDAY EVENING AT MAIN ST. MARKET IN BOZEMAN
This Thursday, July 15th from 5:00 pm. to 8:00 p.m. Craig Hall on guitar, Michael Steele on bass, and Josh Poole on drums will be making fantastic sounds at Main St. Market in Bozeman! Main St. Market is “Bodega, Cafe, Wine bar” on the main street of downtown Bozeman. If you are around Bozeman this Thursday, please come down to check the market and enjoy the live jazz by this wonderful trio!!
Main St. Market
233 E. Main Street Suite 101, Bozeman, MT 59715
Thursday, July 15th 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Facebook event page
ON FRIDAY NIGHT AT THE MURRAY HOTEL IN LIVINGSTON
This Friday, July 16th at the Murray Hotel in Livingston, pianist Matt Ridgeway and bassist Michael Steele will be playing from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.! The Friday nights in the Murray Hotel lobby is normally piano solo. With Michael Steele on bass, it will be even more beautiful! If you are looking for a lovely relaxing time with live jazz, please join him and enjoy the beautiful sounds!
The Murray Hotel
201 W Park St Livingston, MT 59047
Friday, July 16th 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
ON FRIDAY NIGHT AT RED TRACTOR PIZZA IN BOZEMAN
Friday Live jazz at Red Tractor Pizza! This week “88 Django St” with Jeremy Shanok on piano, Melanie Moralez and Austin Belluscio on Guitars plus special guests will be playing Gypsy Jazz! Please come down and enjoy your Friday night with live music and of course delicious pizza and beer/wine!
Red Tractor pizza
1007 W Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715
Friday, July 16th 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Facebook event page
ON SUNDAY NIGHT AT WALKERS GRILL IN BILLINGS
Billings’ only hot swing ensemble, the Rimrock Hot Club, performs music rooted firmly in the French Sinti tradition of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli as well as a myriad of modern influences. The band features Trevor Kreiger on violin, Alex Nauman on guitar, David Banuelos on guitar, and Mark Bryan on upright bass. Bringing a deep, infectious swing beat and fiery
improvisations, this band is sure to keep you moving in your seat!
2700 1st Ave N Billings, MT 59101
Sunday, July 18th 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Facebook event page
UPCOMING JAZZ & MORE CONCERTS
July 21st @ Main St. Market in Bozeman
Will Brown on saxophone, Craig Hall on guitar, Emma Dayhuff on bass * The live jazz at MSM will be on Wednesdays fron July 21st
July 21st @ Sidewall Pizza in Bozeman
Alex Robilotta on guitar and Eddie Tsuru on bass
July 23rd @ The Murray Hotel in Livingston
Eric Richards Big Band – Summer 2021 Concert/Dance
Friday, July 30th
7.00p: CONCERT in Kinnison Hall at Whitney Arts Center
Saturday, July 31st 7.00p – 10.00: Outdoor Big Band Dance in Whitney Commons downtown Sheridan
July 30th @ The Murray Hotel in Livingston
August 8th @ Cikan House in Bozeman
John Stowell on guitar, David Morgenroth on piano, Bob Bowman on bass… and there will be more!
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