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Jazz Concert/ Jam & Fundraiser at The West Acton Baptist Church
Jazz Concert/ Jam & Fundraiser at The West Acton Baptist Church
Saturday Aug 23, 2014
Jazz Concert/ Jam & Fundraiser at The West Acton Baptist Church
SHOW 7:00pm
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This time, an off premise Jazz Concert, Jam and Fundraiser to help to raise funds for opening costs at ACT III!
--opening at 529 King Street, Littleton, MA in October 2014.
The event will be at The West Acton Baptist Church, 592 Mass. Ave., Acton MA. Click on more info for players!

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
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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

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June 2013

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The Seacoast Stompers--traditional and Dixieland Jazz!
2:00pm
 
The Doug Lowe Group
7:00pm
 
KingStreet with The Lakeview Horns
9:00pm
 
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3
4
5
6
7
8
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
 
The Michael Chasse Quartet
7:00pm
 
TVS (The Vocal Section)
9:00pm
 
A Tribute to Johnny Mercer with Rico Barr and Wendy Nottonson
7:00pm
 
Rico Barr and the Jump 'n' Jive Review
9:00pm
 
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10
11
12
13
14
15
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
 
The Adam Janjigian Trio
7:00pm
 
The Fernando Brandao Sextet
9:00pm
 
The Isabel Stover Quartet
7:00pm
 
Jeff Purchon and Friends
9:00pm
 
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
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
 
The David Arteaga Quartet
7:00pm
 
No Static/ The music of Steely Dan
9:00pm
 
The Love Dogs' dinner show
7:00pm
 
The Love Dogs' dance party
9:00pm
 
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24
25
26
27
28
29
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
 
The Harvey Diamond Quartet
7:00pm
 
The Tony Gallo Band
9:00pm
 
Hiro Honshuku and Racha Fora
7:00pm
 
The New English Band
9:00pm
 
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3
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The Sunset Jazz Jam
4:00pm
 
The Starlight Jazz Jam
7:30pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Itchy Feet
Friday 5/31
Itchy Feet 05/31/2013
$9.95
SHOW 7:00pm
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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
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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
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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
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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 6/02
The Starlight Jazz Jam 06/02/2013
$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 6/04
The Tuesday Night Rock/ Blues Concert Series & Jam 06/04/2013
$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 6/05
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
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 6/19
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
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 6/20
The Blues Jam! 06/20/2013
$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 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
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 6/25
The Tuesday Night Rock/ Blues Concert Series & Jam 06/25/2013
$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 6/26
The Paul Broadnax Duo 06/26/2013
$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 6/26
The Jerry Bergonzi Quartet 06/26/2013
$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 6/27
The Gwenn Vivian Approach 06/27/2013
$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 6/27
The Blues Jam! 06/27/2013
$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 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

The Starlight Jazz Jam
Sunday 6/30
The Starlight Jazz Jam 06/30/2013
$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 7/02
The Tuesday Night Rock/ Blues Concert Series & Jam 07/02/2013
$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 7/03
The Paul Broadnax Duo 07/03/2013
$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.

open 9-midnight for post-fireworks libations!
Thursday 7/04
open 9-midnight for post-fireworks libations! 07/04/2013
$0.00
SHOW 9:00pm
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with recorded music tonight--no cover charge!

The Michael Chasse Quartet
Friday 7/05
The Michael Chasse Quartet 07/05/2013
$0.00
SHOW 7:00pm
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Michael Chasse Quartet presents the music of Eric Ostling - Part 2!
Michael P. Chasse - Guitar
Eric Ostling - Piano
Dave Zox - Bass
Dave Fox - Drums
No music charge with dinner!

James Merenda and Ticklejuice
Friday 7/05
James Merenda and Ticklejuice 07/05/2013
$9.95
SHOW 9:00pm
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Featuring:

James Merenda - alto sax
Tom Duprey - cornet
David Hawthorne - guitar
Jon Dreyer - bass
Miki Matsuki - drumes...

The Seacoast Stompers--traditional and Dixieland Jazz!
Saturday 7/06
The Seacoast Stompers--traditional and Dixieland Jazz! 07/06/2013
$8.50
SHOW 2:00pm
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A monthly event. Traditional toe-tapping jazz from the first half of the 20th century.

The Oscar Suchanek Quartet
Saturday 7/06
The Oscar Suchanek Quartet 07/06/2013
$9.95
SHOW 7:00pm
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Oscar Suchanek- Drums
Greg Chaplin - Bass
Clay Lyons - Sax and
Kyumin Shim - Piano

B.J. Magoon & Driving Sideways
Saturday 7/06
B.J. Magoon & Driving Sideways 07/06/2013
$9.95
SHOW 9:00pm
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Legendary bluesman/ guitarist/ vocalist BJ Magoon stages a summer dance party with his swinging 7-piece band. Featuring "Little Ms. Dy-no-mite" Liz Rainoldi!

The Sunset Jazz Jam
Sunday 7/07
The Sunset Jazz Jam 07/07/2013
$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 7/07
The Starlight Jazz Jam 07/07/2013
$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 7/09
The Tuesday Night Rock/ Blues Concert Series & Jam 07/09/2013
$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.
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The Paul Broadnax Duo
Wednesday 7/10
The Paul Broadnax Duo 07/10/2013
$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 7/10
The Jerry Bergonzi Quartet 07/10/2013
$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 7/11
The Gwenn Vivian Approach 07/11/2013
$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 7/11
The Blues Jam! 07/11/2013
$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 7/12
The Adam Janjigian Trio 07/12/2013
$0.00
SHOW 7:00pm
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Pianist/ trapeze artist/ pilot/ wedding planner Adam Janjigian joins us for a great dinner set of piano trio jazz.

"Public Domain": Jazz Composers' Collective Quintet
Friday 7/12
"Public Domain": Jazz Composers' Collective Quintet 07/12/2013
$9.95
SHOW 9:00pm
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Featuring New Music by: !
Rich Greenblatt – vibes!
Nick Grondin – guitar!
Brian Friedland – piano!
Jason Davis – bass!
Mike Connors – drums!

Wendee Glick and Friends
Saturday 7/13
Wendee Glick and Friends 07/13/2013
$9.95
SHOW 7:00pm
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Wendee Glick, Vocals with:
Steve Heck on Piano/Vocals
David Clark on Acoustic Bass
Tim Gilmore on Drums
www.jazzyplus.com

Myanna
Saturday 7/13
Myanna 07/13/2013
$9.95
SHOW 9:00pm
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"Grover Washington was one of the hardest blowing saxophonists I ever heard, bar none. It's the same thing with Myanna. To hear her live is very exciting. She's full of power and energy and in control of her instrument." - Eric Jackson

The Sunset Jazz Jam
Sunday 7/14
The Sunset Jazz Jam 07/14/2013
$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 7/14
The Starlight Jazz Jam 07/14/2013
$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 7/16
The Tuesday Night Rock/ Blues Concert Series & Jam 07/16/2013
$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 7/17
The Paul Broadnax Duo 07/17/2013
$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 7/17
The Jerry Bergonzi Quartet 07/17/2013
$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 7/18
The Gwenn Vivian Approach 07/18/2013
$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 7/18
The Blues Jam! 07/18/2013
$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...

Laszlo Gardony and Rich Greenblatt
Friday 7/19
Laszlo Gardony and Rich Greenblatt 07/19/2013
$0.00
SHOW 7:00pm
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Master pianist Laszlo Gardony joins us at dinner with vibraphonist Rich Greenblatt
7-8:30; no music charge!

The Carl Winther/ Jerry Bergonzi Quartet
Friday 7/19
The Carl Winther/ Jerry Bergonzi Quartet 07/19/2013
$20.00
SHOW 9:00pm
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For the last stop of a world tour, our legendary resident jazzmaster saxophonist Jerry Bergonzi brings a great Danish Jazz trio to Acton. Celebrating an album they recorded together: TETRAGONZ
Jerry Bergonzi (ts), Carl Winther (p),Johnny Aman (b), Anders Mogensen (d)

Hiro Honshuku and Racha fora
Saturday 7/20
Hiro Honshuku and Racha fora 07/20/2013
$9.95
SHOW 7:00pm
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Gorgeously woven and innovative Brazilian-style music. If you have never heard Hiro's eloquent flute and EWI (electric wind instrument) in combination with Mauricio's thoughtful guitar, Rika's soaring violin, and Rafael's grooving bass, you're in for a treat!
tix 12.50 at the door/9.95 (plus ticket agent fee) in advance online

The Racky Thomas Band
Saturday 7/20
The Racky Thomas Band 07/20/2013
$9.95
SHOW 9:00pm
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www.rackythomas.com
Authentic deeply soulful bluesmaster Racky is back for a midsummer show!
tix 9.95 online/ 12.50 at the door

The Sunset Jazz Jam
Sunday 7/21
The Sunset Jazz Jam 07/21/2013
$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 7/21
The Starlight Jazz Jam 07/21/2013
$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 7/23
The Tuesday Night Rock/ Blues Concert Series & Jam 07/23/2013
$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 7/24
The Paul Broadnax Duo 07/24/2013
$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 7/24
The Jerry Bergonzi Quartet 07/24/2013
$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 7/25
The Gwenn Vivian Approach 07/25/2013
$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 7/25
The Blues Jam! 07/25/2013
$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...

Member appreciation night with The Adam Janjigian Trio
Friday 7/26
Member appreciation night with The Adam Janjigian Trio 07/26/2013
$0.00
SHOW 7:00pm
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This is an evening dedicated to our members and shareholders. Non-members welcome!
Music by the Adam Janjigian Trio, with special guests. There will be a wine tasting and also a state-of-the-cafe discussion with cafe co-owner Gwenn Vivian.
New memberships available tonight at discounted rates.
Member tix $0

The Bobby Keyes Trio
Saturday 7/27
The Bobby Keyes Trio 07/27/2013
$9.95
SHOW 7:00pm
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www.bobbykeyes.net
This is a master guitarist and a gentleman.
tix 9.95 online/ 12.50 at the door

The Fat City Band
Saturday 7/27
The Fat City Band 07/27/2013
$9.95
SHOW 9:00pm
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www.fatcityband.com
Returns to The Acton Jazz Cafe!
tix 9.95 online/ 12.50 at the door

The Sunset Jazz Jam
Sunday 7/28
The Sunset Jazz Jam 07/28/2013
$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 7/28
The Starlight Jazz Jam 07/28/2013
$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 7/30
The Tuesday Night Rock/ Blues Concert Series & Jam 07/30/2013
$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.

Coming Soon

Sat
8/23
Jazz Concert/ Jam & Fundraiser at The West Acton Baptist Church
Sat 8/23
Jazz Concert/ Jam & Fundraiser at The West Acton Baptist Church
SHOW 7:00pm
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This time, an off premise Jazz Concert, Jam and Fundraiser to help to raise funds for opening costs at ACT III!
--opening at 529 King Street, Littleton, MA in October 2014.
The event will be at The West Acton Baptist Church, 592 Mass. Ave., Acton MA. Click on more info for players!

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