Bob and I are still in Portland, OR. I thought I could send out this week’s newsletter on Tuesday but things have piled up and unfortunately I had to push it later than I wanted to. If you are around Bozeman today, on Wednesday, please come down to Brigade to join Craig Hall, Finn Carroll, and Josh Poole!
These events are outside of Montana but close enough to the Treasure State also there are some familiar names so why not? On July 30th and 31st at Whitney Center for the Arts in Sheridan, WY, Eric Richards Bid Band Summer Swing ’21. Check the Whitney Center’s FB page for the details. And at Art on the Green event in Coeur d’Alene, ID, John Roberts y Pan Blanco will be performing on July 31st and August 1st! Here is the Art on the Green’s FB page.
* To musician friends, if you would like to add your message, on going projects like new albums, etc. on BigSkyJazz.net please contact me!

TONIGHT! 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
(406) 651-5985
Wednesday, July 28th 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Levity Facebook page

TONIGHT! ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT BRIGADE IN BOZEMAN

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Live jazz at Main St. Market on Thursdays has moved to Wednesdays also to upstairs, restaurant Brigade.
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This Wednesday, July 28th from 5:00 pm. to 8:00 p.m. Craig Hall on guitar, Finn Carroll on bass, and Josh Poole on drums will be making fantastic sounds at modern French restaurant Brigade! Jazz fans are welcome to, but not expected to buy an entrée or full meal. Come for drinks and music! If you are around Bozeman this Wednesday, please come down to enjoy the live jazz by this wonderful trio!! 
Brigade
233 E. Main Street Suite 201, Bozeman, MT 59715
(406) 624-6161
Wednesday, July 28th 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Facebook event page

ON FRIDAY NIGHT AT THE MURRAY HOTEL IN LIVINGSTON

This Friday, July 30th at the Murray Hotel in Livingston, great jazz pianist and composer Bob Nell will be playing solo piano from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.! He is not only well known and respected musician in Montana but has played all over the country. Please come down to enjoy the beautiful sounds he creates in the Murray Hotel’s cozy lobby! No music charge.
The Murray Hotel
201 W Park St Livingston, MT 59047
(406) 222-1350
Friday, July 30th 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
https://murrayhotel.com/

ALEX ROBILOTTA TRIO!
ON FRIDAY NIGHT AT RED TRACTOR PIZZA
ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT 2021 NORTHSIDE SUMMER STROLL

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
(406) 359-1999
Friday, July 30th 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Facebook event page

Gift our community Live Local Music! Help the Alex Robilotta Trio (Alex Robilotta on guitar, Eddie Tsuru on bass, and Adam Greenberg on drums) play live at Starlite Bozeman, July 31 2:00 p.m, to 3:30p.m. Starlite is providing all equipment, a stage, and the first $10. Together if we can raise $100 for Alex, SLAM will match our efforts with a $100 donation. 
Donations go directly to the band. Venmo @alex-robilotta.
Together our Community earns a day of Free Music!!
Starlite Bozeman
622 E Tamarack St Bozeman, MT 59715
(406) 551-2220
Saturday, July 31st 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Northside Summer Stroll’s Facebook event page

ON SATURDAY NIGHT AT WILD GINGER IN BILLINGS

This Saturday at Wild Ginger in Billings, Matt Austin Quartet will be playing from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.! Matt Austin on saxophone, Joe Sullivan on keys, Nicole Austin on bass, Lloyd Marsh on drums. Please join the band and enjoy their music with delicious sushi and drinks!!
Wild Ginger
2713 Montana Ave Billings, MT 59101
(406) 252-4486
Saturday, July 31st 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Facebook event page

ON SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE EAGLES IN BOZEMAN THE BRIDGER MOUNTAIN BIG BAND

Bridger Mountain Big Band is back to Bozeman Eagles Club after a long Covid hiatus!
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
(406) 587-9996
Sunday, August 1st 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

UPCOMING JAZZ & MORE CONCERTS

ON AUG 8TH 3PM
JOHN STOWELL, BOB BOWMAN, DAVID MORGENROTH!

After the hard year for musicians and live music fans, finally live venues and house concerts are starting to opening up. Bozeman live jazz musicians are so happy to be able to play for live audience! 
If you are looking for a truly beautiful sound that touches you deeply, please visit Cikan house on Sunday, August 8th. John Stowell on guitar, David Morgenroth on piano, and Bob Bowman on bass. They are virtuosi and true artists who have dedicated their lives to music and you will know when you listen to their sound. And this will be the first Cikan House Concert!!! Let’s bring it on!!! Please bring your choice of drink and food and enjoy the MUSIC!! 
The concert starts 3p.m. little earlier than usual, so make sure to show up BEFORE the concert! 
Cikan House
31 Hitching Post RD. Bozeman, MT
Sunday, August 8th 3:00p.m.
Recommended donation $20.00 or whatever you wish to pay
Reservation : yaezo1027@gmail.com


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