Bob will be playing with Matt Ridgeway at the Murray Hotel in Livingston this Friday. Also on the Friday, Ann Tappan, MJ Williams, Rob Kohler, and Adam Greenberg will be playing at Cikan House in Bozeman. Of course there will be regular jazz night at Red Tractor Pizza by Cheyenne John-Henderson, Eddie Tsuru, and Alex Platt. Busy Friday night!!
As I wrote last week, 2022 calendar with two folded cards are on sale. If you are interested, please check 2022 Calendar page!
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* Details of these concerts can be changed due to artists/venues’ circumstances.
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, November 17th 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Levity Facebook page
ON THURSDAY NIGHT AT THE MIDWAY GRILL AND BREWS IN BILLINGS
Looking for local brews/wine and live jazz around Billings? The Midwest has weekly jazz on Thursdays from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Contact the venue to see who’s playing. Please come down and enjoy live jazz with casual American cuisine and beverages from local breweries!
The Midwest Grill and Brews
1603 Grand Avenue Suite 1045A, Billings, MT 59102
Thursday, November 18th 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
The Midway Grill and Brews Facebook
ON FRIDAY NIGHT AT THE MURRAY HOTEL IN LIVINGSTON
This Friday, November 19th at the Murray Hotel in Livingston, pianist Matt Ridgeway and bassist Bob Bowman will be playing from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the hotel lobby! The duo will play jazz standards, Brazilian music, and some originals. If you are looking for a lovely relaxing time with live jazz, please join this fantastic duo and enjoy the beautiful sounds!
The Murray Hotel
201 W Park St Livingston, MT 59047
Friday, November 19th 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 Cheyenne John-Henderson on piano, Eddie Tsuru on bass, and Alex Platt on drums will be making fantastic sounds! Please come down and enjoy your Friday night with live music and of course delicious pizza and beer/wine! This week the music will start at 7PM.
Red Tractor pizza
1007 W Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715
Friday, November 19th 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Facebook event page
ON FRIDAY NIGHT AT CIKAN HOUSE IN BOZEMAN
On Friday the 19th of November (7PM) at the Cikan residence in Bozeman MT, the trio ThreeForm will perform along with Adam Greenberg. These guys have been around forever, Rob Kohler (bassist) is known for being a composer, educator and performer at festivals such as Montreux, Vancouver International and Stanford Jazz Workshop. 5/4 Magazine said this about Ann Tappan (piano) “Ann Tappan makes every note count”. Ann Studied at Berklee College of Music, then went to New York to connect with the improvisational avant-garde loft scene.In 2002 Ann played at the Prague International Jazz Festival. Adam Greenberg, Conservatory schooled jazz drummer arrived in Bozeman in 2002 and established The Bridger Mountain Big Band. MJ Williams recently received a Jazz Hero award from the Jazz Journalists Association. Williams has appeared in many jazz festivals and clubs in the US and France.
“We are always working on new music as a way of expanding our understanding of music and life” (MJ)
Friday, November 19th 7:00 p.m.
BYOB & face masks
Suggested cover $20.00
Facebook event page
ON SATURDAY NIGHT AT WILD GINGER IN BILLINGS
Come join Bob Bowman Trio at Wild Ginger in Billings on Saturday night!! Bob Bowman on bass, Matt Ridgeway on keyboard, and Josh Poole on drums will play beautiful music for you. There will be some jazz standards, Brazilian music, and few originals. If you are around Billings this Saturday, please come down to Wild Ginger and enjoy the quartet’s music with delicious Asian cuisine and drinks!!
2713 Montana Ave Billings, MT 59101
Saturday, November 20th 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 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. To see more information and actual performance schedule, please check https://www.facebook.com/TheBridgerMountainBigBand/.
Bozeman Eagles Club & Ballroom
316 E Main St Bozeman, MT 59715
Sunday, November 21st 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
ON SUNDAY NIGHT AT WALKERS IN BILLINGS
Please come down to Walkers Grill in Billings this Sunday night and join the Quartet! Bob Bowman on bass, Alex Nauman on guitar, Erik Olson on keyboard, and Bill Honaker on drums. Bowman said he likes the composition of the musicians, they listen to each other and are fun to play with! The band will play some originals, jazz standards, and some tunes from American Song Book. The music will start 7:00 p.m. Enjoy the beautiful sounds they make with delicious food and drinks! No music charge.
2700 1st Ave N Billings, MT 59101
Sunday, November 21st 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Facebook event page
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