Bob and I are in Estes Park, CO! He is playing with singer Karrin Allyson on Tue, August 24th at Friends of Folk Festival. If you are interested, please check the festival’s website!
Weekly jazz at Main St. Market finished for now. Many thanks to those came to MSM and supported the music! Hopefully there will be more venues to host live jazz.
Bob Nell and Bob Bowman duo will be back to Red Tractor Pizza on September 17th! It is few weeks away but if you are fan of the Bobx2, please mark your calendar. Also on September 17th there will be a wonderful jazz concert at Cikan House by vocalist Alycia Duprey, saxophonist Scott Jeppesen, guitarist Craig Hall, bassist Michael Steele, and drummer Josh Poole. For more detail of the Cikan House concert, please scroll down.
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ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT BILLINGS PETROLEUM CLUB
Live jazz at Billings Petroleum Club is now open to the public! Please come down and enjoy good service, delicious food and drink, and of course fantastic live jazz with a great view from the 22nd floor of the Doubletree hotel! This week guitarist Alex Nauman and pianist Erik Olson will be making beautiful sounds from 6:00 p.m.!
Billings Petroleum Club
22nd floor of DoubleTree hotel, Billings (27 North 27th Street)
Wednesday, August 25th 6:00p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
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, August 25th 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Levity Facebook page
ON FRIDAY NIGHT AT THE MURRAY HOTEL IN LIVINGSTON
This Friday, August 27th 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, August 27th 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
ON FRIDAY NIGHT AT RED TRACTOR PIZZA IN BOZEMAN
Friday Live jazz at Red Tractor Pizza! From 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Alex Robilotta on guitar, Eddie Tsuru on bass, and Adam Greenberg on drums will be making exciting and excellent sounds! They will be playing some of their originals and standards and more. 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, August 27th 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Facebook event page
ON FRIDAY AT THIRSTY STREET BREWING CO. AT THE GARAGE IN BILLINGS
John Roberts and Pan Blanco are melding high energy, danceable Funk, African and Salsa grooves with blistering instrumental solos, all aimed at sharing the love of the music with the audience.
$10 cash at the door.
Thirsty Street Brewing Co. at the Garage
2123 1st Ave. N. Billings, MT 59101
Friday, August 27th 8:00 p.m.-
Facebook event page
ON SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE MONTANA CLUB IN HELENA
Make sure to reserve a seat for this wonderful trio : 2021 JJA Jazz Hero vocalist/trombonist MJ Williams, pianist Ann Tappan, and bassist Bob Bowman at The Montana Club on Saturday, August 27th! Please join them and experience their beautiful, unique, and heartfelt sounds with delicious dinner and craft cocktails! Music will start 7:00 p.m.
The Montana Club
24 W 6th Ave Fl 2 Helena, MT 59601
(406) 442-5980 / email@example.com
Saturday, August 28th 7:00 p.m.-
ON SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE EAGLES IN BOZEMAN THE BRIDGER MOUNTAIN BIG BAND
Sunday night big band fun! Please join Bridger Mountain Big Band at Bozeman Eagles Club!
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
316 E Main St Bozeman, MT 59715
Sunday, August 29th 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
UPCOMING JAZZ & MORE CONCERTS
SEPTEMBER 17TH AT CIKAN HOUSE
From Craig Hall!
“Hi guys. Friday, September 17 mid west vocalist Alycia Duprey and Dr Scott Jeppesen will be here with Michael Steele, Josh Poole and me at The Cikan House .This will be a goodn.’ We’ll monitor Covid dangers and will announce, as the concert nears, whether masks will be required. (Your individual input meanwhile is welcome.) You might remember Alycia as Alycia Vince, as she was known as in this region before moving to the mid west and getting hitched or whatever. Her style is one minute classic jazz, the next minute very brave, open and free.
Dr. Jeppesen has played with Bobby McFerrin, Burt Bacharach, friggn STEVIE WONDER, Manhattan Transfer, Steve Miller, Natalie Cole, Al Jarreau blah blah blah and teaches sax now at MSU Billings. We’ll be delivering classic and modern jazz.
Concert time 7 PM. Tix $25. Reservations are a must. We’ll hold the numbers down a tad for safety. (And some seats have already been reserved by Wyoming fans who will drive here for the concert.) Contact Craig Hall at firstname.lastname@example.org or 551-3496 for reservations. I’ll get right back to you. Then venmo me (Craig-Hall-13) or send me a check (1510 S Grand Ave) or whistle me down as I drive by downtown or something or just pay at the door (in that case LET ME KNOW if you decide you can’t make it after all. I’ll keep a waiting list.)addendum: I have fancy new guitar toys and a new good joke. Josh has one too. Alycia does too, though hers isn’t as funny. Scott’s you’ll have to get directly from him in private, maybe on break. wwwWWWEEEEeee!!!”
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