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Acton Jazz Cafe Event List

Folk Benefit for ACT III
Sunday Sep 21, 2014
2:00pm
Folk Benefit for ACT III
Sunday Sep 21, 2014
Folk Benefit for ACT III
SHOW 2:00pm
Get Tickets

An off-premise Folk Benefit for ACT III featuring Don White
www.donwhite.net
with opener Oen Kennedy
Sunday Sept. 21st 2pm - 5pm
First Parish in Lincoln
14 Bedford Road
Lincoln, MA 01773
Admission $20

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May 2013

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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29
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2
3
4
 
 
 
The Paul Broadnax Duo
7:00pm
 
The Jerry Bergonzi Quartet
9:00pm
 
The Gwenn Vivian Approach
6:30pm
 
The Blues Jam!
8:00pm
 
The Michael P. Chasse Quartet
7:00pm
 
Booty Vortex
9:00pm
 
The Seacoast Stompers--traditional and Dixieland Jazz!
2:00pm
 
Johnny Hoy and The Bluefish/ dinner show
7:00pm
 
Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish--late show
9:00pm
 
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
The Sunset Jazz Jam
4:00pm
 
The Starlight Jazz Jam
7:30pm
 
 
The Tuesday Night Rock/ Blues Concert Series & Jam
7:00pm
 
The Paul Broadnax Duo
7:00pm
 
The Jerry Bergonzi Quartet
9:00pm
 
The AB Jazz Band
5:00pm
 
The Gwenn Vivian Approach
6:30pm
 
The Blues Jam!
8:00pm
 
The Yuka Hunt Trio featuring Mike Turk
7:00pm
 
The Armen Donelian Trio
9:00pm
 
The Elliot Steger Quartet/ benefit for The MS Society
7:00pm
 
The Diane Blue Band featuring Bobby Gus
9:00pm
 
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
Mothers' Day Lunch Buffet with The Paul Broadnax Trio
12:00pm
 
The Sunset Jazz Jam
4:00pm
 
The Starlight Jazz Jam
7:30pm
 
 
The Tuesday Night Rock/ Blues Concert Series & Jam
7:00pm
 
The Paul Broadnax Duo
7:00pm
 
The Jerry Bergonzi Quartet
9:00pm
 
The Gwenn Vivian Approach
6:30pm
 
The Blues Jam!
8:00pm
 
Hiro Honshuku and Racha Fora
7:00pm
 
The Winnie Dahlgren Group
9:00pm
 
The Dave Fox 4
7:00pm
 
The Matt Stubbs Band
9:00pm
 
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
The Sunset Jazz Jam
4:00pm
 
The Starlight Jazz Jam
7:30pm
 
 
The Tuesday Night Rock/ Blues Concert Series & Jam
8:00pm
 
The Paul Broadnax Duo
7:00pm
 
The Jerry Bergonzi Quartet
9:00pm
 
The Gwenn Vivian Approach
6:30pm
 
The Blues Jam!
8:00pm
 
Rivers School Jazz Bands under thedirection of Philippe Crettien
7:00pm
 
The Gabriela Martina Group
9:00pm
 
The Fernando Holz Band
7:00pm
 
The Michelle Willson Band
9:00pm
 
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
The Sunset Jazz Jam
4:00pm
 
The Starlight Jazz Jam
7:30pm
 
 
The Tuesday Night Rock/ Blues Concert Series & Jam
8:00pm
 
The Paul Broadnax Duo
7:00pm
 
The Jerry Bergonzi Quartet
9:00pm
 
The Gwenn Vivian Approach
6:30pm
 
The Blues Jam!
8:00pm
 
Itchy Feet
7:00pm
 
The Mark Poniatowski Situation
9:00pm
 
 
The Tuesday Night Rock/ Blues Concert Series & Jam
Tuesday 4/30
The Tuesday Night Rock/ Blues Concert Series & Jam 04/30/2013
$5.00
SHOW 7:00pm
Get Tickets

Soulful blues/ rock guitarist Fran Dagostino has been running a concert and jam session every Tuesday night beginning at ~8:pm for several years now. Our friend Fran passed away in January 2014 after a whirlwind bout with pancreatic cancer. We miss him! Now with different scheduled featured artists running the series, every other Tuesday. March 18, April 1, April 15, April 29.
In his spirit.
Join our newsletter for weekly updates! $5 to support the house band.

The Paul Broadnax Duo
Wednesday 5/01
The Paul Broadnax Duo 05/01/2013
$0.00
SHOW 7:00pm
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Pianist/ vocalist Paul Broadnax with his longtime musical companion bassist Peter Kontrimas every Wednesday at dinner 7-9 p.m.

The Jerry Bergonzi Quartet
Wednesday 5/01
The Jerry Bergonzi Quartet 05/01/2013
$7.50
SHOW 9:00pm
Get Tickets

Legendary world-renowned saxophonist Jerry Bergonzi is here every Wednesday night, unless he is on the road, in which case he hand-picks his own subs from a roster of talent.
www.jerrybergonzi.com
Jery Bergonzi/ sax
Phil Grenadier/ trumpet
Bruce Gertz/ bass
Austin McMahon/ drums

The Gwenn Vivian Approach
Thursday 5/02
The Gwenn Vivian Approach 05/02/2013
$0.00
SHOW 6:30pm
Get Tickets

This is cafe co-owner/ manager/ vocalist Gwenn Vivian's own longterm jazz project. A modern approach to standards and new standards. Every Thursday night at dinner 6:30-7:45 (before the Blues Jam!)
Molly Flannery/ piano and co-vocals (www.mollyflannery.com)
Bill McCormack/ bass
Miki Matsuki/ drums

The Blues Jam!
Thursday 5/02
The Blues Jam! 05/02/2013
$5.00
SHOW 8:00pm
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An Acton institution for 15 years, the blues jam is every Thursday night at 8 p.m., beginning with a concert by the house band and then turning into a jam and dance party from 9-midnight.
with rotating hosts:
1st Thursday: guitarist Tom Yates
2nd: harmonicist/ vocalist Pat "Hatrack" Gallagher
3rd: guitarist Herb "Air Bear" Hirsch
4th: drummer Michael Avery and bassist Jim Guttmann...

The Michael P. Chasse Quartet
Friday 5/03
The Michael P. Chasse Quartet 05/03/2013
$0.00
SHOW 7:00pm
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Booty Vortex
Friday 5/03
Booty Vortex 05/03/2013
$12.50
SHOW 9:00pm
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www.bootyvortex.com
This show has sold out.

The Seacoast Stompers--traditional and Dixieland Jazz!
Saturday 5/04
The Seacoast Stompers--traditional and Dixieland Jazz! 05/04/2013
$8.50
SHOW 2:00pm
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A monthly event. Traditional toe-tapping jazz from the first half of the 20th century.

Johnny Hoy and The Bluefish/ dinner show
Saturday 5/04
Johnny Hoy and The Bluefish/ dinner show 05/04/2013
$9.95
SHOW 7:00pm
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Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish--late show
Saturday 5/04
Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish--late show 05/04/2013
$12.50
SHOW 9:00pm
Get Tickets
The Sunset Jazz Jam
Sunday 5/05
The Sunset Jazz Jam 05/05/2013
$5.00
SHOW 4:00pm
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Every Sunday afternoon at 4 p.m. Beginning with a jazz concert by the host band, then open to sign-ups of all levels until 7 p.m.
With rotating hosts:
1st Sunday/ guitarist Steve Berke
2nd Sunday/ pianist Molly Flannery
3rd/ guitarist Michael Chasse
4th/ vocalist Wendy Nottonson
5th/ vocalist Joan Watson-Jones

The Starlight Jazz Jam
Sunday 5/05
The Starlight Jazz Jam 05/05/2013
$5.00
SHOW 7:30pm
Get Tickets

Every Sunday from 7:30-10:30. This more professional-level jam was designed for jazz musicians who enjoy playing a large number of different charts with facility. In this jam, the house band calls the tunes, and participants are welcome to sit in. 7:30-8:30 concert by the house band, followed by jamming. With rotating hosts:
1st Sunday: drummer Brooke Sofferman
2nd Sunday: pianist John Funkhouser
3rd: pianist Phill Argyris...

The Tuesday Night Rock/ Blues Concert Series & Jam
Tuesday 5/07
The Tuesday Night Rock/ Blues Concert Series & Jam 05/07/2013
$5.00
SHOW 7:00pm
Get Tickets

Soulful blues/ rock guitarist Fran Dagostino has been running a concert and jam session every Tuesday night beginning at ~8:pm for several years now. Our friend Fran passed away in January 2014 after a whirlwind bout with pancreatic cancer. We miss him! Now with different scheduled featured artists running the series, every other Tuesday. March 18, April 1, April 15, April 29.
In his spirit.
Join our newsletter for weekly updates! $5 to support the house band.

The Paul Broadnax Duo
Wednesday 5/08
The Paul Broadnax Duo 05/08/2013
$0.00
SHOW 7:00pm
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Pianist/ vocalist Paul Broadnax with his longtime musical companion bassist Peter Kontrimas every Wednesday at dinner 7-9 p.m.

The Jerry Bergonzi Quartet
Wednesday 5/08
The Jerry Bergonzi Quartet 05/08/2013
$7.50
SHOW 9:00pm
Get Tickets

Legendary world-renowned saxophonist Jerry Bergonzi is here every Wednesday night, unless he is on the road, in which case he hand-picks his own subs from a roster of talent.
www.jerrybergonzi.com
Jery Bergonzi/ sax
Phil Grenadier/ trumpet
Bruce Gertz/ bass
Austin McMahon/ drums

Thursday 5/09
The AB Jazz Band 05/09/2013
$0.00
SHOW 5:00pm
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A specially scheduled year end show by the Acton-Boxborough Regional High School Jazz Band

The Gwenn Vivian Approach
Thursday 5/09
The Gwenn Vivian Approach 05/09/2013
$0.00
SHOW 6:30pm
Get Tickets

This is cafe co-owner/ manager/ vocalist Gwenn Vivian's own longterm jazz project. A modern approach to standards and new standards. Every Thursday night at dinner 6:30-7:45 (before the Blues Jam!)
Molly Flannery/ piano and co-vocals (www.mollyflannery.com)
Bill McCormack/ bass
Miki Matsuki/ drums

The Blues Jam!
Thursday 5/09
The Blues Jam! 05/09/2013
$5.00
SHOW 8:00pm
Get Tickets

An Acton institution for 15 years, the blues jam is every Thursday night at 8 p.m., beginning with a concert by the house band and then turning into a jam and dance party from 9-midnight.
with rotating hosts:
1st Thursday: guitarist Tom Yates
2nd: harmonicist/ vocalist Pat "Hatrack" Gallagher
3rd: guitarist Herb "Air Bear" Hirsch
4th: drummer Michael Avery and bassist Jim Guttmann...

The Yuka Hunt Trio featuring Mike Turk
Friday 5/10
The Yuka Hunt Trio featuring Mike Turk 05/10/2013
$5.00
SHOW 7:00pm
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YUKA’S BAND is a new jazz quartet in town—a special treat

for us, along with great young

bassist Michael Harrist, veteran drummer Joe Hunt, and...

The Armen Donelian Trio
Friday 5/10
The Armen Donelian Trio 05/10/2013
$9.95
SHOW 9:00pm
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www.armenjazz.com
Armen Donelian, piano
David Clark, bass
George Schuller, drums

The Elliot Steger Quartet/ benefit for The MS Society
Saturday 5/11
The Elliot Steger Quartet/ benefit for The MS Society 05/11/2013
$20.00
SHOW 7:00pm
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Well-known jazz pianist and physician Elliot Steger and his quartet perform a concert to benefit the MS Society. Tickets are $22 at the door/ $20 advance online purchase.

The Diane Blue Band featuring Bobby Gus
Saturday 5/11
The Diane Blue Band featuring Bobby Gus 05/11/2013
$9.95
SHOW 9:00pm
Get Tickets

www.dianebluemusic.com
Tix are $12.50 at the door/ $9.95 advance online purchase

Mothers' Day Lunch Buffet with The Paul Broadnax Trio
Sunday 5/12
Mothers' Day Lunch Buffet with The Paul Broadnax Trio 05/12/2013
$0.00
SHOW 12:00pm
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Paul Broadnax/ piano and voice
Peter Kontrimas/ upright bass
Les Harris Jr./ drums
An attractive buffet of hot and cold luncheon items, featuring fresh fruits, salads, and delicious items from both our Jazz menu and our Mexican menu.
$25pp/ $12.50 under 12/ payment to be made on premises. Please call for reservations!

The Sunset Jazz Jam
Sunday 5/12
The Sunset Jazz Jam 05/12/2013
$5.00
SHOW 4:00pm
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Every Sunday afternoon at 4 p.m. Beginning with a jazz concert by the host band, then open to sign-ups of all levels until 7 p.m.
With rotating hosts:
1st Sunday/ guitarist Steve Berke
2nd Sunday/ pianist Molly Flannery
3rd/ guitarist Michael Chasse
4th/ vocalist Wendy Nottonson
5th/ vocalist Joan Watson-Jones

The Starlight Jazz Jam
Sunday 5/12
The Starlight Jazz Jam 05/12/2013
$5.00
SHOW 7:30pm
Get Tickets

Every Sunday from 7:30-10:30. This more professional-level jam was designed for jazz musicians who enjoy playing a large number of different charts with facility. In this jam, the house band calls the tunes, and participants are welcome to sit in. 7:30-8:30 concert by the house band, followed by jamming. With rotating hosts:
1st Sunday: drummer Brooke Sofferman
2nd Sunday: pianist John Funkhouser
3rd: pianist Phill Argyris...

The Tuesday Night Rock/ Blues Concert Series & Jam
Tuesday 5/14
The Tuesday Night Rock/ Blues Concert Series & Jam 05/14/2013
$5.00
SHOW 7:00pm
Get Tickets

Soulful blues/ rock guitarist Fran Dagostino has been running a concert and jam session every Tuesday night beginning at ~8:pm for several years now. Our friend Fran passed away in January 2014 after a whirlwind bout with pancreatic cancer. We miss him! Now with different scheduled featured artists running the series, every other Tuesday. March 18, April 1, April 15, April 29.
In his spirit.
Join our newsletter for weekly updates! $5 to support the house band.

The Paul Broadnax Duo
Wednesday 5/15
The Paul Broadnax Duo 05/15/2013
$0.00
SHOW 7:00pm
Get Tickets

Pianist/ vocalist Paul Broadnax with his longtime musical companion bassist Peter Kontrimas every Wednesday at dinner 7-9 p.m.

The Jerry Bergonzi Quartet
Wednesday 5/15
The Jerry Bergonzi Quartet 05/15/2013
$7.50
SHOW 9:00pm
Get Tickets

Legendary world-renowned saxophonist Jerry Bergonzi is here every Wednesday night, unless he is on the road, in which case he hand-picks his own subs from a roster of talent.
www.jerrybergonzi.com
Jery Bergonzi/ sax
Phil Grenadier/ trumpet
Bruce Gertz/ bass
Austin McMahon/ drums

The Gwenn Vivian Approach
Thursday 5/16
The Gwenn Vivian Approach 05/16/2013
$0.00
SHOW 6:30pm
Get Tickets

This is cafe co-owner/ manager/ vocalist Gwenn Vivian's own longterm jazz project. A modern approach to standards and new standards. Every Thursday night at dinner 6:30-7:45 (before the Blues Jam!)
Molly Flannery/ piano and co-vocals (www.mollyflannery.com)
Bill McCormack/ bass
Miki Matsuki/ drums

The Blues Jam!
Thursday 5/16
The Blues Jam! 05/16/2013
$5.00
SHOW 8:00pm
Get Tickets

An Acton institution for 15 years, the blues jam is every Thursday night at 8 p.m., beginning with a concert by the house band and then turning into a jam and dance party from 9-midnight.
with rotating hosts:
1st Thursday: guitarist Tom Yates
2nd: harmonicist/ vocalist Pat "Hatrack" Gallagher
3rd: guitarist Herb "Air Bear" Hirsch
4th: drummer Michael Avery and bassist Jim Guttmann...

Hiro Honshuku and Racha Fora
Friday 5/17
Hiro Honshuku and Racha Fora 05/17/2013
$5.00
SHOW 7:00pm
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A brilliant Brazilian-flavored international jazz band featuring
Flute, EWI, Composition, Arranging: Hiroaki Honshuku
Violin, Steinberg Violin: Rika Ikeda
Guitar: Mauricio Andrade
Bass: Rafael Russi
Pandeiro: Nêgah Santos

The Winnie Dahlgren Group
Friday 5/17
The Winnie Dahlgren Group 05/17/2013
$9.95
SHOW 9:00pm
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This performance is going to be a blast! It'll all be original music
performed by:
Winnie Dahlgren: Vibes
Steve Kirby: Guitar
Daniel Day: Bass
Steve Langone: Drums
Eguie Castrillo: Percussion
Special guests:...

The Dave Fox 4
Saturday 5/18
The Dave Fox 4 05/18/2013
$9.95
SHOW 7:00pm
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Bill Jones/ tenor sax
Kevin Harris/ piano
Rob Geary/ bass
Dave Fox/ drums
Tix 12.50 at the door/ 9.95 online

The Matt Stubbs Band
Saturday 5/18
The Matt Stubbs Band 05/18/2013
$9.95
SHOW 9:00pm
Get Tickets

www.matthewstubbs.net
Tix 12.50 at the door/ 9.95 advance online

The Sunset Jazz Jam
Sunday 5/19
The Sunset Jazz Jam 05/19/2013
$5.00
SHOW 4:00pm
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Every Sunday afternoon at 4 p.m. Beginning with a jazz concert by the host band, then open to sign-ups of all levels until 7 p.m.
With rotating hosts:
1st Sunday/ guitarist Steve Berke
2nd Sunday/ pianist Molly Flannery
3rd/ guitarist Michael Chasse
4th/ vocalist Wendy Nottonson
5th/ vocalist Joan Watson-Jones

The Starlight Jazz Jam
Sunday 5/19
The Starlight Jazz Jam 05/19/2013
$5.00
SHOW 7:30pm
Get Tickets

Every Sunday from 7:30-10:30. This more professional-level jam was designed for jazz musicians who enjoy playing a large number of different charts with facility. In this jam, the house band calls the tunes, and participants are welcome to sit in. 7:30-8:30 concert by the house band, followed by jamming. With rotating hosts:
1st Sunday: drummer Brooke Sofferman
2nd Sunday: pianist John Funkhouser
3rd: pianist Phill Argyris...

The Tuesday Night Rock/ Blues Concert Series & Jam
Tuesday 5/21
The Tuesday Night Rock/ Blues Concert Series & Jam 05/21/2013
$5.00
SHOW 8:00pm
Get Tickets

Soulful blues/ rock guitarist Fran Dagostino has been running a concert and jam session every Tuesday night beginning at ~8:pm for several years now. Our friend Fran passed away in January 2014 after a whirlwind bout with pancreatic cancer. We miss him! Now with different scheduled featured artists running the series, every other Tuesday. March 18, April 1, April 15, April 29.
In his spirit.
Join our newsletter for weekly updates! $5 to support the house band.

The Paul Broadnax Duo
Wednesday 5/22
The Paul Broadnax Duo 05/22/2013
$0.00
SHOW 7:00pm
Get Tickets

Pianist/ vocalist Paul Broadnax with his longtime musical companion bassist Peter Kontrimas every Wednesday at dinner 7-9 p.m.

The Jerry Bergonzi Quartet
Wednesday 5/22
The Jerry Bergonzi Quartet 05/22/2013
$7.50
SHOW 9:00pm
Get Tickets

Legendary world-renowned saxophonist Jerry Bergonzi is here every Wednesday night, unless he is on the road, in which case he hand-picks his own subs from a roster of talent.
www.jerrybergonzi.com
Jery Bergonzi/ sax
Phil Grenadier/ trumpet
Bruce Gertz/ bass
Austin McMahon/ drums

The Gwenn Vivian Approach
Thursday 5/23
The Gwenn Vivian Approach 05/23/2013
$0.00
SHOW 6:30pm
Get Tickets

This is cafe co-owner/ manager/ vocalist Gwenn Vivian's own longterm jazz project. A modern approach to standards and new standards. Every Thursday night at dinner 6:30-7:45 (before the Blues Jam!)
Molly Flannery/ piano and co-vocals (www.mollyflannery.com)
Bill McCormack/ bass
Miki Matsuki/ drums

The Blues Jam!
Thursday 5/23
The Blues Jam! 05/23/2013
$5.00
SHOW 8:00pm
Get Tickets

An Acton institution for 15 years, the blues jam is every Thursday night at 8 p.m., beginning with a concert by the house band and then turning into a jam and dance party from 9-midnight.
with rotating hosts:
1st Thursday: guitarist Tom Yates
2nd: harmonicist/ vocalist Pat "Hatrack" Gallagher
3rd: guitarist Herb "Air Bear" Hirsch
4th: drummer Michael Avery and bassist Jim Guttmann...

Rivers School Jazz Bands under thedirection of Philippe Crettien
Friday 5/24
Rivers School Jazz Bands under thedirection of Philippe Crettien 05/24/2013
$20.00
SHOW 7:00pm
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3 different jazz combos and a big band from the highly-regarded Rivers School

The Gabriela Martina Group
Friday 5/24
The Gabriela Martina Group 05/24/2013
$9.95
SHOW 9:00pm
Get Tickets

www.gabrielamartina.com
tix 12.50 at the door/ 9.95 in advance online

The Fernando Holz Band
Saturday 5/25
The Fernando Holz Band 05/25/2013
$9.95
SHOW 7:00pm
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The Michelle Willson Band
Saturday 5/25
The Michelle Willson Band 05/25/2013
$9.95
SHOW 9:00pm
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Zac Casher - drums
Sven Larson - bass
Mike Mele - guitar
Scott Shetler - clarinet, saxes, mandolin.
Michelle Willson/ vocals

The Sunset Jazz Jam
Sunday 5/26
The Sunset Jazz Jam 05/26/2013
$5.00
SHOW 4:00pm
Get Tickets

Every Sunday afternoon at 4 p.m. Beginning with a jazz concert by the host band, then open to sign-ups of all levels until 7 p.m.
With rotating hosts:
1st Sunday/ guitarist Steve Berke
2nd Sunday/ pianist Molly Flannery
3rd/ guitarist Michael Chasse
4th/ vocalist Wendy Nottonson
5th/ vocalist Joan Watson-Jones

The Starlight Jazz Jam
Sunday 5/26
The Starlight Jazz Jam 05/26/2013
$5.00
SHOW 7:30pm
Get Tickets

Every Sunday from 7:30-10:30. This more professional-level jam was designed for jazz musicians who enjoy playing a large number of different charts with facility. In this jam, the house band calls the tunes, and participants are welcome to sit in. 7:30-8:30 concert by the house band, followed by jamming. With rotating hosts:
1st Sunday: drummer Brooke Sofferman
2nd Sunday: pianist John Funkhouser
3rd: pianist Phill Argyris...

The Tuesday Night Rock/ Blues Concert Series & Jam
Tuesday 5/28
The Tuesday Night Rock/ Blues Concert Series & Jam 05/28/2013
$5.00
SHOW 8:00pm
Get Tickets

Soulful blues/ rock guitarist Fran Dagostino has been running a concert and jam session every Tuesday night beginning at ~8:pm for several years now. Our friend Fran passed away in January 2014 after a whirlwind bout with pancreatic cancer. We miss him! Now with different scheduled featured artists running the series, every other Tuesday. March 18, April 1, April 15, April 29.
In his spirit.
Join our newsletter for weekly updates! $5 to support the house band.

The Paul Broadnax Duo
Wednesday 5/29
The Paul Broadnax Duo 05/29/2013
$0.00
SHOW 7:00pm
Get Tickets

Pianist/ vocalist Paul Broadnax with his longtime musical companion bassist Peter Kontrimas every Wednesday at dinner 7-9 p.m.

The Jerry Bergonzi Quartet
Wednesday 5/29
The Jerry Bergonzi Quartet 05/29/2013
$7.50
SHOW 9:00pm
Get Tickets

Legendary world-renowned saxophonist Jerry Bergonzi is here every Wednesday night, unless he is on the road, in which case he hand-picks his own subs from a roster of talent.
www.jerrybergonzi.com
Jery Bergonzi/ sax
Phil Grenadier/ trumpet
Bruce Gertz/ bass
Austin McMahon/ drums

The Gwenn Vivian Approach
Thursday 5/30
The Gwenn Vivian Approach 05/30/2013
$0.00
SHOW 6:30pm
Get Tickets

This is cafe co-owner/ manager/ vocalist Gwenn Vivian's own longterm jazz project. A modern approach to standards and new standards. Every Thursday night at dinner 6:30-7:45 (before the Blues Jam!)
Molly Flannery/ piano and co-vocals (www.mollyflannery.com)
Bill McCormack/ bass
Miki Matsuki/ drums

The Blues Jam!
Thursday 5/30
The Blues Jam! 05/30/2013
$5.00
SHOW 8:00pm
Get Tickets

An Acton institution for 15 years, the blues jam is every Thursday night at 8 p.m., beginning with a concert by the house band and then turning into a jam and dance party from 9-midnight.
with rotating hosts:
1st Thursday: guitarist Tom Yates
2nd: harmonicist/ vocalist Pat "Hatrack" Gallagher
3rd: guitarist Herb "Air Bear" Hirsch
4th: drummer Michael Avery and bassist Jim Guttmann...

Itchy Feet
Friday 5/31
Itchy Feet 05/31/2013
$9.95
SHOW 7:00pm
Get Tickets

An exciting jazz nonet
tix 9.95 (plus fee) online until 5 pm on the day of the show; $12.50 at the door.

The Mark Poniatowski Situation
Friday 5/31
The Mark Poniatowski Situation 05/31/2013
$9.95
SHOW 9:00pm
Get Tickets
The Seacoast Stompers--traditional and Dixieland Jazz!
Saturday 6/01
The Seacoast Stompers--traditional and Dixieland Jazz! 06/01/2013
$8.50
SHOW 2:00pm
Get Tickets

A monthly event. Traditional toe-tapping jazz from the first half of the 20th century.

The Doug Lowe Group
Saturday 6/01
The Doug Lowe Group 06/01/2013
$9.95
SHOW 7:00pm
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Doug Lowe - tenor sax
Jane Miller - guitar
Jerry Wilfong- bass
Chris Poudrier - drums
Doug Lowe Jazz Group performs a unique and soulful blend of classic and original jazz compositions
Tix 12.50 at the door/ 9.95 online

KingStreet with The Lakeview Horns
Saturday 6/01
KingStreet with The Lakeview Horns 06/01/2013
$9.95
SHOW 9:00pm
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Laura Pratt / vocals and percussion

Marcus Peckham / guitar
Jonathan ‘Chief’ Smith / keyboards
Richard Malcolm / drums
Allyn Dorr / bass and vocals
Mark Mudgett / trumpet
Doug Lowe / tenor sax...

The Sunset Jazz Jam
Sunday 6/02
The Sunset Jazz Jam 06/02/2013
$5.00
SHOW 4:00pm
Get Tickets

Every Sunday afternoon at 4 p.m. Beginning with a jazz concert by the host band, then open to sign-ups of all levels until 7 p.m.
With rotating hosts:
1st Sunday/ guitarist Steve Berke
2nd Sunday/ pianist Molly Flannery
3rd/ guitarist Michael Chasse
4th/ vocalist Wendy Nottonson
5th/ vocalist Joan Watson-Jones

The Starlight Jazz Jam
Sunday 6/02
The Starlight Jazz Jam 06/02/2013
$5.00
SHOW 7:30pm
Get Tickets

Every Sunday from 7:30-10:30. This more professional-level jam was designed for jazz musicians who enjoy playing a large number of different charts with facility. In this jam, the house band calls the tunes, and participants are welcome to sit in. 7:30-8:30 concert by the house band, followed by jamming. With rotating hosts:
1st Sunday: drummer Brooke Sofferman
2nd Sunday: pianist John Funkhouser
3rd: pianist Phill Argyris...

The Tuesday Night Rock/ Blues Concert Series & Jam
Tuesday 6/04
The Tuesday Night Rock/ Blues Concert Series & Jam 06/04/2013
$5.00
SHOW 8:00pm
Get Tickets

Soulful blues/ rock guitarist Fran Dagostino has been running a concert and jam session every Tuesday night beginning at ~8:pm for several years now. Our friend Fran passed away in January 2014 after a whirlwind bout with pancreatic cancer. We miss him! Now with different scheduled featured artists running the series, every other Tuesday. March 18, April 1, April 15, April 29.
In his spirit.
Join our newsletter for weekly updates! $5 to support the house band.

The Paul Broadnax Duo
Wednesday 6/05
The Paul Broadnax Duo 06/05/2013
$0.00
SHOW 7:00pm
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Pianist/ vocalist Paul Broadnax with his longtime musical companion bassist Peter Kontrimas every Wednesday at dinner 7-9 p.m.

The Jerry Bergonzi Quartet
Wednesday 6/05
The Jerry Bergonzi Quartet 06/05/2013
$7.50
SHOW 9:00pm
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Legendary world-renowned saxophonist Jerry Bergonzi is here every Wednesday night, unless he is on the road, in which case he hand-picks his own subs from a roster of talent.
www.jerrybergonzi.com
Jery Bergonzi/ sax
Phil Grenadier/ trumpet
Bruce Gertz/ bass
Austin McMahon/ drums

The Gwenn Vivian Approach
Thursday 6/06
The Gwenn Vivian Approach 06/06/2013
$0.00
SHOW 6:30pm
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This is cafe co-owner/ manager/ vocalist Gwenn Vivian's own longterm jazz project. A modern approach to standards and new standards. Every Thursday night at dinner 6:30-7:45 (before the Blues Jam!)
Molly Flannery/ piano and co-vocals (www.mollyflannery.com)
Bill McCormack/ bass
Miki Matsuki/ drums

The Blues Jam!
Thursday 6/06
The Blues Jam! 06/06/2013
$5.00
SHOW 8:00pm
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An Acton institution for 15 years, the blues jam is every Thursday night at 8 p.m., beginning with a concert by the house band and then turning into a jam and dance party from 9-midnight.
with rotating hosts:
1st Thursday: guitarist Tom Yates
2nd: harmonicist/ vocalist Pat "Hatrack" Gallagher
3rd: guitarist Herb "Air Bear" Hirsch
4th: drummer Michael Avery and bassist Jim Guttmann...

The Michael Chasse Quartet
Friday 6/07
The Michael Chasse Quartet 06/07/2013
$0.00
SHOW 7:00pm
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A tribute to the music of pianist/ composer Eric Ostling
Michael Chasse/guitar
Eric Ostling/ piano
No cover charge with dinner.
www.michaelchasse.com

TVS (The Vocal Section)
Friday 6/07
TVS (The Vocal Section) 06/07/2013
$9.95
SHOW 9:00pm
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Maddie Sifantus is a founding member of TVS (The Vocal Section) which performs in nightclubs and in recording studios. Their work can be heard on the soundtracks of "Dick Tracy" and "The Secret of Roan Inish", as well as on multiple recordings, most recently on the latest CD of The Love Dogs. The group is comprised of Maddie Sifantus, Suzanne Boucher, and Sally Sweitzer. They have been singing together for 30 years.

A Tribute to Johnny Mercer with Rico Barr and Wendy Nottonson
Saturday 6/08
A Tribute to Johnny Mercer with Rico Barr and Wendy Nottonson 06/08/2013
$9.95
SHOW 7:00pm
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Credited with over 750 songs, Johnny Mercer composed with Ellington, Arlen, Kern, Carmichael, Mancini, and more!
Wendy and Rico collaborate to make this a most entertaining and informative event!

Rico Barr and the Jump 'n' Jive Review
Saturday 6/08
Rico Barr and the Jump 'n' Jive Review 06/08/2013
$9.95
SHOW 9:00pm
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Dance or just listen to swing/ blues/ Latin!
with special guest vocalist Wendy Nottonson
$12.50 at the door/ 9.95 (plus fee)advance online purchase before 5 p.m.

The Sunset Jazz Jam
Sunday 6/09
The Sunset Jazz Jam 06/09/2013
$5.00
SHOW 4:00pm
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Every Sunday afternoon at 4 p.m. Beginning with a jazz concert by the host band, then open to sign-ups of all levels until 7 p.m.
With rotating hosts:
1st Sunday/ guitarist Steve Berke
2nd Sunday/ pianist Molly Flannery
3rd/ guitarist Michael Chasse
4th/ vocalist Wendy Nottonson
5th/ vocalist Joan Watson-Jones

The Starlight Jazz Jam
Sunday 6/09
The Starlight Jazz Jam 06/09/2013
$5.00
SHOW 7:30pm
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Every Sunday from 7:30-10:30. This more professional-level jam was designed for jazz musicians who enjoy playing a large number of different charts with facility. In this jam, the house band calls the tunes, and participants are welcome to sit in. 7:30-8:30 concert by the house band, followed by jamming. With rotating hosts:
1st Sunday: drummer Brooke Sofferman
2nd Sunday: pianist John Funkhouser
3rd: pianist Phill Argyris...

The Tuesday Night Rock/ Blues Concert Series & Jam
Tuesday 6/11
The Tuesday Night Rock/ Blues Concert Series & Jam 06/11/2013
$5.00
SHOW 8:00pm
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Soulful blues/ rock guitarist Fran Dagostino has been running a concert and jam session every Tuesday night beginning at ~8:pm for several years now. Our friend Fran passed away in January 2014 after a whirlwind bout with pancreatic cancer. We miss him! Now with different scheduled featured artists running the series, every other Tuesday. March 18, April 1, April 15, April 29.
In his spirit.
Join our newsletter for weekly updates! $5 to support the house band.

The Paul Broadnax Duo
Wednesday 6/12
The Paul Broadnax Duo 06/12/2013
$0.00
SHOW 7:00pm
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Pianist/ vocalist Paul Broadnax with his longtime musical companion bassist Peter Kontrimas every Wednesday at dinner 7-9 p.m.

The Jerry Bergonzi Quartet
Wednesday 6/12
The Jerry Bergonzi Quartet 06/12/2013
$7.50
SHOW 9:00pm
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Legendary world-renowned saxophonist Jerry Bergonzi is here every Wednesday night, unless he is on the road, in which case he hand-picks his own subs from a roster of talent.
www.jerrybergonzi.com
Jery Bergonzi/ sax
Phil Grenadier/ trumpet
Bruce Gertz/ bass
Austin McMahon/ drums

The Gwenn Vivian Approach
Thursday 6/13
The Gwenn Vivian Approach 06/13/2013
$0.00
SHOW 6:30pm
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This is cafe co-owner/ manager/ vocalist Gwenn Vivian's own longterm jazz project. A modern approach to standards and new standards. Every Thursday night at dinner 6:30-7:45 (before the Blues Jam!)
Molly Flannery/ piano and co-vocals (www.mollyflannery.com)
Bill McCormack/ bass
Miki Matsuki/ drums

The Blues Jam!
Thursday 6/13
The Blues Jam! 06/13/2013
$5.00
SHOW 8:00pm
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An Acton institution for 15 years, the blues jam is every Thursday night at 8 p.m., beginning with a concert by the house band and then turning into a jam and dance party from 9-midnight.
with rotating hosts:
1st Thursday: guitarist Tom Yates
2nd: harmonicist/ vocalist Pat "Hatrack" Gallagher
3rd: guitarist Herb "Air Bear" Hirsch
4th: drummer Michael Avery and bassist Jim Guttmann...

The Adam Janjigian Trio
Friday 6/14
The Adam Janjigian Trio 06/14/2013
$0.00
SHOW 7:00pm
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www.adamjanjigian.com
No cover charge with dinner

The Fernando Brandao Sextet
Friday 6/14
The Fernando Brandao Sextet 06/14/2013
$9.95
SHOW 9:00pm
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“Sounds and Words”: original songs, instrumental compositions, and arrangements of classics by Caetano Veloso, Dorival Caymmi, Joăo Donato, Edu Lobo and Tom Jobim.
Fernando Bra

The Isabel Stover Quartet
Saturday 6/15
The Isabel Stover Quartet 06/15/2013
$9.95
SHOW 7:00pm
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Isabel brings her soulful sound back to the AJC along with musicians Molly Flannery on piano, Jef Charland on Bass and Miki Matsuki on Drums.
$12.50 at the door/ 9.95 (plus fee)advance online before 5 p.m.

Jeff Purchon and Friends
Saturday 6/15
Jeff Purchon and Friends 06/15/2013
$9.95
SHOW 9:00pm
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British guitarist/ bandleader/ world traveler Jeff Purchon puts together another fun-filled dance party. $12.50 door (reservations recommended)/ 9.95 advance online purchase.

The Sunset Jazz Jam
Sunday 6/16
The Sunset Jazz Jam 06/16/2013
$5.00
SHOW 4:00pm
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Every Sunday afternoon at 4 p.m. Beginning with a jazz concert by the host band, then open to sign-ups of all levels until 7 p.m.
With rotating hosts:
1st Sunday/ guitarist Steve Berke
2nd Sunday/ pianist Molly Flannery
3rd/ guitarist Michael Chasse
4th/ vocalist Wendy Nottonson
5th/ vocalist Joan Watson-Jones

The Starlight Jazz Jam
Sunday 6/16
The Starlight Jazz Jam 06/16/2013
$5.00
SHOW 7:30pm
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Every Sunday from 7:30-10:30. This more professional-level jam was designed for jazz musicians who enjoy playing a large number of different charts with facility. In this jam, the house band calls the tunes, and participants are welcome to sit in. 7:30-8:30 concert by the house band, followed by jamming. With rotating hosts:
1st Sunday: drummer Brooke Sofferman
2nd Sunday: pianist John Funkhouser
3rd: pianist Phill Argyris...

The Tuesday Night Rock/ Blues Concert Series & Jam
Tuesday 6/18
The Tuesday Night Rock/ Blues Concert Series & Jam 06/18/2013
$5.00
SHOW 8:00pm
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Soulful blues/ rock guitarist Fran Dagostino has been running a concert and jam session every Tuesday night beginning at ~8:pm for several years now. Our friend Fran passed away in January 2014 after a whirlwind bout with pancreatic cancer. We miss him! Now with different scheduled featured artists running the series, every other Tuesday. March 18, April 1, April 15, April 29.
In his spirit.
Join our newsletter for weekly updates! $5 to support the house band.

The Paul Broadnax Duo
Wednesday 6/19
The Paul Broadnax Duo 06/19/2013
$0.00
SHOW 7:00pm
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Pianist/ vocalist Paul Broadnax with his longtime musical companion bassist Peter Kontrimas every Wednesday at dinner 7-9 p.m.

The Jerry Bergonzi Quartet
Wednesday 6/19
The Jerry Bergonzi Quartet 06/19/2013
$7.50
SHOW 9:00pm
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Legendary world-renowned saxophonist Jerry Bergonzi is here every Wednesday night, unless he is on the road, in which case he hand-picks his own subs from a roster of talent.
www.jerrybergonzi.com
Jery Bergonzi/ sax
Phil Grenadier/ trumpet
Bruce Gertz/ bass
Austin McMahon/ drums

The Gwenn Vivian Approach
Thursday 6/20
The Gwenn Vivian Approach 06/20/2013
$0.00
SHOW 6:30pm
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This is cafe co-owner/ manager/ vocalist Gwenn Vivian's own longterm jazz project. A modern approach to standards and new standards. Every Thursday night at dinner 6:30-7:45 (before the Blues Jam!)
Molly Flannery/ piano and co-vocals (www.mollyflannery.com)
Bill McCormack/ bass
Miki Matsuki/ drums

The Blues Jam!
Thursday 6/20
The Blues Jam! 06/20/2013
$5.00
SHOW 8:00pm
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An Acton institution for 15 years, the blues jam is every Thursday night at 8 p.m., beginning with a concert by the house band and then turning into a jam and dance party from 9-midnight.
with rotating hosts:
1st Thursday: guitarist Tom Yates
2nd: harmonicist/ vocalist Pat "Hatrack" Gallagher
3rd: guitarist Herb "Air Bear" Hirsch
4th: drummer Michael Avery and bassist Jim Guttmann...

The David Arteaga Quartet
Friday 6/21
The David Arteaga Quartet 06/21/2013
$0.00
SHOW 7:00pm
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Tchavdar Natchev-Pena:Bass Alexei Tsiganov:Piano Renato Malavasi:Drums David Arteaga:Sax
No cover charge with dinner

No Static/ The music of Steely Dan
Friday 6/21
No Static/ The music of Steely Dan 06/21/2013
$12.50
SHOW 9:00pm
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www.nostaticband.com
Tix 12.50 (plus fee) with advance online purchase before 5 p.m.; $16 with phone reservations, $17 at the door, space permitting.

The Love Dogs' dinner show
Saturday 6/22
The Love Dogs' dinner show 06/22/2013
$9.95
SHOW 7:00pm
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www.thelovedogs.com
tix 9.95 in advance online
12.50 at the door (reservations highly recommended)

The Love Dogs' dance party
Saturday 6/22
The Love Dogs' dance party 06/22/2013
$12.50
SHOW 9:00pm
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www.thelovedogs.com
tix 12.50 online purchase/ $15 door (reservations highly recommended)

The Sunset Jazz Jam
Sunday 6/23
The Sunset Jazz Jam 06/23/2013
$5.00
SHOW 4:00pm
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Every Sunday afternoon at 4 p.m. Beginning with a jazz concert by the host band, then open to sign-ups of all levels until 7 p.m.
With rotating hosts:
1st Sunday/ guitarist Steve Berke
2nd Sunday/ pianist Molly Flannery
3rd/ guitarist Michael Chasse
4th/ vocalist Wendy Nottonson
5th/ vocalist Joan Watson-Jones

The Starlight Jazz Jam
Sunday 6/23
The Starlight Jazz Jam 06/23/2013
$5.00
SHOW 7:30pm
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Every Sunday from 7:30-10:30. This more professional-level jam was designed for jazz musicians who enjoy playing a large number of different charts with facility. In this jam, the house band calls the tunes, and participants are welcome to sit in. 7:30-8:30 concert by the house band, followed by jamming. With rotating hosts:
1st Sunday: drummer Brooke Sofferman
2nd Sunday: pianist John Funkhouser
3rd: pianist Phill Argyris...

The Tuesday Night Rock/ Blues Concert Series & Jam
Tuesday 6/25
The Tuesday Night Rock/ Blues Concert Series & Jam 06/25/2013
$5.00
SHOW 8:00pm
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Soulful blues/ rock guitarist Fran Dagostino has been running a concert and jam session every Tuesday night beginning at ~8:pm for several years now. Our friend Fran passed away in January 2014 after a whirlwind bout with pancreatic cancer. We miss him! Now with different scheduled featured artists running the series, every other Tuesday. March 18, April 1, April 15, April 29.
In his spirit.
Join our newsletter for weekly updates! $5 to support the house band.

The Paul Broadnax Duo
Wednesday 6/26
The Paul Broadnax Duo 06/26/2013
$0.00
SHOW 7:00pm
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Pianist/ vocalist Paul Broadnax with his longtime musical companion bassist Peter Kontrimas every Wednesday at dinner 7-9 p.m.

The Jerry Bergonzi Quartet
Wednesday 6/26
The Jerry Bergonzi Quartet 06/26/2013
$7.50
SHOW 9:00pm
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Legendary world-renowned saxophonist Jerry Bergonzi is here every Wednesday night, unless he is on the road, in which case he hand-picks his own subs from a roster of talent.
www.jerrybergonzi.com
Jery Bergonzi/ sax
Phil Grenadier/ trumpet
Bruce Gertz/ bass
Austin McMahon/ drums

The Gwenn Vivian Approach
Thursday 6/27
The Gwenn Vivian Approach 06/27/2013
$0.00
SHOW 6:30pm
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This is cafe co-owner/ manager/ vocalist Gwenn Vivian's own longterm jazz project. A modern approach to standards and new standards. Every Thursday night at dinner 6:30-7:45 (before the Blues Jam!)
Molly Flannery/ piano and co-vocals (www.mollyflannery.com)
Bill McCormack/ bass
Miki Matsuki/ drums

The Blues Jam!
Thursday 6/27
The Blues Jam! 06/27/2013
$5.00
SHOW 8:00pm
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An Acton institution for 15 years, the blues jam is every Thursday night at 8 p.m., beginning with a concert by the house band and then turning into a jam and dance party from 9-midnight.
with rotating hosts:
1st Thursday: guitarist Tom Yates
2nd: harmonicist/ vocalist Pat "Hatrack" Gallagher
3rd: guitarist Herb "Air Bear" Hirsch
4th: drummer Michael Avery and bassist Jim Guttmann...

The Harvey Diamond Quartet
Friday 6/28
The Harvey Diamond Quartet 06/28/2013
$0.00
SHOW 7:00pm
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Harvey Diamond/ piano
Howard Brofsky/ trumpet
Bruce Gertz/ bass
Joe Hunt/ drums

The Tony Gallo Band
Friday 6/28
The Tony Gallo Band 06/28/2013
$9.95
SHOW 9:00pm
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Hiro Honshuku and Racha Fora
Saturday 6/29
Hiro Honshuku and Racha Fora 06/29/2013
$9.95
SHOW 7:00pm
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An enormously musical international jazz quartet performing Brazilian-based arrangements.
Musically stimulating beyond expectations! Delightful! (pronounced "HASHA FORA")

The New English Band
Saturday 6/29
The New English Band 06/29/2013
$9.95
SHOW 9:00pm
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Ron Hirschberg - Mike Connors - Laura Poisson - David Moore - Alison Keslow
with special guests Todd Brunel, Keny Zulu and others

The Sunset Jazz Jam
Sunday 6/30
The Sunset Jazz Jam 06/30/2013
$5.00
SHOW 4:00pm
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Every Sunday afternoon at 4 p.m. Beginning with a jazz concert by the host band, then open to sign-ups of all levels until 7 p.m.
With rotating hosts:
1st Sunday/ guitarist Steve Berke
2nd Sunday/ pianist Molly Flannery
3rd/ guitarist Michael Chasse
4th/ vocalist Wendy Nottonson
5th/ vocalist Joan Watson-Jones

Coming Soon

Sun
9/21
Folk Benefit for ACT III
Sun 9/21
Folk Benefit for ACT III
SHOW 2:00pm
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An off-premise Folk Benefit for ACT III featuring Don White
www.donwhite.net
with opener Oen Kennedy
Sunday Sept. 21st 2pm - 5pm
First Parish in Lincoln
14 Bedford Road
Lincoln, MA 01773
Admission $20