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The Modern Riffs

An evening of jazz, classic rock and swing featuring the music of such artists as Natalie Cole, Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins, Chicago, Santana, and Steely Dan—delivered by a high-energy nine-piece blend of experienced musicians and talented high school performers.

Event Date: 
Fri, 02/01/2013 - 20:00

The Chris McDermott Trio

Chris McDermott/ guitar
Jesse Williams/ bass
Bertram Lehmann/ drums

Web Site: http://www.chrismcdermott.com

Ticket: $12.50
Ticket Online up to 24 hours in advance: $11.54

Event Date: 
Sat, 02/09/2013 - 21:30

The Philippe Crettien Quartet

Philippe Crettien/ saxophone
Patrick Mottaz/ guitar
Sean Farias/ bass
Mike Connors/ drums

Ticket: $12.50
Ticket Online up to 24 hours in advance: $11.54

Event Date: 
Fri, 02/08/2013 - 21:30

The Blues Jam!

Our Blues Jam is an institution here in Acton for 15 years now, every Thursday night at 8 p.m.!

with rotating hosts:

1st Thursday: Tom Yates

2nd Thursday: Pat "Hatrack" Gallagher

3rd Thursday: Herb "Air Bear" Hirsch

4th Thursday: co-hosts Jim Guttmann and Michael Avery

5th Thursdays (occasional): Jim Clinkscale

Newcomers, listeners, and dancers welcome!

Ticket: $5

Event Date: 
Thu, 02/07/2013 - 20:00
Thu, 02/14/2013 - 20:00
Thu, 02/21/2013 - 20:00
Thu, 02/28/2013 - 20:00

The Gwenn Vivian Approach

This is owner/ manager Gwenn Vivian's own longterm jazz project, with a modern and listenable approach to jazz standards--mixed in with some choice pop tunes!

The regular Approach members:

Gwenn Vivian/ vocals
Molly Flannery/ piano
Miki Matsuki/ drums
Bill McCormack/ bass

Event Date: 
Thu, 02/07/2013 - 18:30
Thu, 02/14/2013 - 18:30
Thu, 02/21/2013 - 18:30
Thu, 02/28/2013 - 18:30

The Jerry Bergonzi Quartet

Jerry Bergonzi/ saxophone
Phil Grenadier/ trumpet
Bruce Gertz/ bass
Austin McMahon/ drums
with occasional subs

Web Site: http://www.jerrybergonzi.com/
http://www.jerrybergonzi.com/bio.htm

Ticket: $7.50

Event Date: 
Wed, 02/06/2013 - 21:30
Wed, 02/13/2013 - 21:30
Wed, 02/20/2013 - 21:30
Wed, 02/27/2013 - 21:30

Classic Jazz Night with Paul Broadnax and Peter Kontrimas

The Paul Broadnax Duo

Paul Broadnax/ piano & voice
Peter Kontrimas/ upright bass

An intimate evening with two warm and brilliant musicians with stories to tell. Ideal for a first (or eighty-fourth) date!...or even for a date with your laptop…

Web Site: http://www.paulbroadnax.com  Video Clip

Event Date: 
Wed, 02/06/2013 - 19:00
Wed, 02/13/2013 - 19:00
Wed, 02/20/2013 - 19:00
Wed, 02/27/2013 - 19:00

Tuesday Night Concert Series - hosted weekly by The Fran Dagostino Band

Event Date: 
Tue, 02/05/2013 - 19:00
Tue, 02/12/2013 - 19:00
Tue, 02/19/2013 - 19:00
Tue, 02/26/2013 - 19:00

The Starlight Jazz Jam

In the Starlight Jams, participants can play on any tune at any time after the opening house band set.

Designed for a more professional level of playing. The host band may call tunes, keys or tempos.

Note: Newcomers, diners and listeners are always welcome at any or all jams!

Of course! Where would we be, without you?

with rotating hosts:

1st Sunday: Brooke Sofferman

2nd Sunday: John Funkhouser

Event Date: 
Sun, 02/03/2013 - 19:30
Sun, 02/10/2013 - 19:30
Sun, 02/17/2013 - 19:30
Sun, 02/24/2013 - 19:30

The Sunset Jazz Jam

with rotating hosts:

1st Sunday: Steve Berke

2nd Sunday: Molly Flannery

3rd Sunday: Michael Chasse

4th Sunday: Wendy Nottonson

5th Sunday (occasional) Joan Watson-Jones and "The Jazz Room Live!"

In the sunset jams, participants can expect to call the tunes, keys and tempos, after the opening house band set.(Note to vocalists, in particular: please bring charts!). We have great food, great atmosphere, and lots of supportive people! All ages Welcome!

Note: Diners and listeners are always welcome at any or all jams! Of course!

Event Date: 
Sun, 02/03/2013 - 16:00
Sun, 02/10/2013 - 16:00
Sun, 02/17/2013 - 16:00
Sun, 02/24/2013 - 16:00

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