COMING EVENTS

Last updated February 7, 2017

The Friends of Jazz monthly Dance party/Concert series continues at the Danville Grange Hall. We will continue into 2017. Check below for exact dates. The hall is at 743 Diablo Road, .7 miles east of I-680, has a large wooden dance floor, and plenty of FREE parking. Please BRING YOUR OWN REFRESHMENTS, SNACKS.

Please keep in touch with us by email or check this site often, so you'll get the latest news. Thanks for your 30+ years of support of FOJ! For more information please call 925-625-2707.

If you would like an e-mail alert when a significant schedule change is posted, or Friends of Jazz alert, please contact me at: kenkeeler[at]jazznut.com or 925-625-2707.

DEVIL MOUNTAIN JB - Public Schedule for 2017

(click on the links) to event website

FEB 10-12 FRI-SUN. FRESNO MARDI GRAS

FEB 18 SAT 130-430 PM Friends of Jazz Concert/Dance, Danville, CA - details above 925-625-2707

MAR 18 SAT 130-430 PM Friends of Jazz Concert/Dance, Danville, CA - details above 925-625-2707

MAR 26 SUN 1-5 PM GUEST BAND at South Bay TJS, Sunnyvale Elks

APR 15 SAT 130-430 PM Friends of Jazz Concert/Dance, Danville, CA - details above 925-625-2707

APR 30 SUN 3530 PM Concert at Summerset Clubhouse,770 Centennial Pl, Brentwood, CA 925-513-2640

MAY 20 SAT 130-430 PM Friends of Jazz Concert/Dance, Danville, CA - details above 925-625-2707

JUN 17 SAT 130-430 PM Friends of Jazz Concert/Dance, Danville, CA - details above 925-625-2707

JUL 8 SAT 11-6 PM CLINE WINE & DIXIELAND JAZZ FESTIVAL, Sonoma, CA

JUL 15 SAT 130-430 PM Friends of Jazz Concert/Dance, Danville, CA - details above 925-625-2707

AUG 19 SAT 130-430 PM Friends of Jazz Concert/Dance, Danville, CA - details above 925-625-2707

AUG 20 SUN 1-5 PM GUEST BAND at NOJC, Elks in El Sobrante, CA

 

DMJB musicians perform with other area bands/solo:

Ken Keeler and Pete Main play with Tom Barnebey's BEYOND SALVATION band:

A five piece group playing clever arrangements of vintage tunes on about 15 different instruments!

Feb. 19, 2017, 2-5 PM: Guest Band at NOJC, Elks in El Sobrante

May 14, 2017, 2-5 PM; Guest Band at Napa Valley DJS, Yountville

 

Pete, Glenn, Virginia and sometimes Ken play with the ZENITH JB, back in El Sobrante:

Thursdays, 7-9 PM, Hornbill Burmese Restaurant, formerly Champa.

 

Pete Main also appears with CELL BLOCK SEVEN JB and San Francisco Feetwarmers.

 

Tom Belmessieri leads the FOG CITY STOMPERS (click for their website)

 

Marty Eggers and Virginia Tichenor appear monthly at Pier 23 in SF,

and at the Belrose Theater in San Rafael, 1415 5th Avenue; Second Wednesdays, 5:30 - 8 PM.

For the complete schedule for Virginia Tichenor and Marty Eggers, email Marty at marty.eggers@gmail.com or call 510-655-6728

 

Ken Brock leads the Jambalaya Jazztet/Swingband:

July 8, 2017 Cline Wine & Jazz Festival Big Swing Band

 

The 11 pc. Ken Brock Jambalaya Swing Band plays every 1st & 3rd Tuesday nights at

The Castlerock Restaurant at 1848 Portola Ave. in Livermore.

The band plays various tempo Swing tunes, as well as a Cha-Cha, Tango, Rhumba, Beguine, Slow Ballad and a Blues. The admission is $15 each, which includes 10 raffle tickets.

Down beat is at 7:30 pm, with 2 sets until 9:30 pm.

Chris Bradley's Dixieland Band plays on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays.

If there is a 5th Tuesday in the month, The Bay Area Big Band plays with Mary Ann Meltzer,

and Jeovani Romeo singing.

For more info, contact Ken B. at 925-672-0331 or email kbrockley[at]comcast.net

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