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Sunday Jazz Brunch with Patricia Adams

Live the first Sunday in each month, Patricia Adams (vocals), Ray Santisi (piano), Dave Zox (bass) and Gary Johnson (drums) play to standing room only, singing and swinging jazz and blues standards from Tin Pan Alley and Harlem renaissance.

Complimentary parking in two lots. Children welcome. Wheelchair accessible.

No Cover

Event Date: 
Sun, 12/04/2011 - 10:00

Berry Gordy

Monday, November 28, 2011 - 7:00pm

The man who built Hitsville, USA turns 82 this week! Berry Gordy, Jr. will always be remembered for the hundreds of chart toppers to come out of his Motown records. Join host Tom Shaker to celebrate Berry Gordy’s musical legacy. It all stars at 7pm.

Lance Martin Band

Jam based fusion, jazz, and funk from the preeminent Lance Martin. Raised on a steady diet of funk since the tender age of seven, Lance has acquired a strong taste for everything music and it shows. He's performed with intensity all over the world with everybody worth mentioning...don't miss this night!

Tickets: $10pp

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/03/2011 - 21:00

Deb Larkin / Jeff Stout Quintet

Deb / Vocals - Jeff / Trumpet
Paul Schmeling / Piano
John Lockwoof / Bass
Joe Hunt / Drums

Tickets: $10pp

Event Date: 
Fri, 12/02/2011 - 21:00

The Blues Jam!

Our Blues Jam is an institution here in Acton for 14 years now, every Thursday night at 8pm! Newcomers, listeners, and dancers welcome!

with rotating hosts:

1st Thursday: Tom Yates
2nd Thursday: Pat "Hatrack" Gallagher
3rd Thursday: Herb "Air Bear" Hirsch
4th Thursday: B.J. Magoon

Tickets: $5

Event Date: 
Thu, 12/01/2011 - 20:00
Thu, 12/08/2011 - 20:00
Thu, 12/15/2011 - 20:00
Thu, 12/22/2011 - 20:00

The Gwenn Vivian Predicament

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

The regular Predicament members:

Gwenn Vivian/ vocals
Molly Flannery/ piano
Miki Matsuki/ drums
Larry Roland/ bass

Tickets: $5

Event Date: 
Thu, 12/01/2011 - 18:30
Thu, 12/08/2011 - 18:30
Thu, 12/15/2011 - 18:30
Thu, 12/29/2011 - 18:30

The Jerry Bergonzi Quartet

Jerry Bergonzi/ saxophone & piano
Bruce Gertz/ bass
Phil Grenadier/ trumpet & flugelhorn
Austin McMahon/ drums

with occasional subs...
Web Site:

Ticket: $12
Ticket Online up to 24 hours in advance: $10

Event Date: 
Wed, 12/07/2011 - 21:30
Wed, 12/14/2011 - 21:30
Wed, 12/21/2011 - 21:30
Wed, 12/28/2011 - 21:30

Classic Jazz Night with Paul Broadnax and Peter Kontrimas

An evening with 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:
You Tube:

Tickets: $7.50

Event Date: 
Wed, 12/07/2011 - 19:00
Wed, 12/14/2011 - 19:00
Wed, 12/21/2011 - 19:00
Wed, 12/28/2011 - 19:00

Fran Dagostino Band - Tuesday Night Concert Series

A weekly concert series hosted by The Fran Dagostino Band. Have a listen to "People Say!"

1st Tuesday of every month: open jam! all welcome to play!

Other Tuesdays: concerts with invited featured artists and guest jammers.

An alternative night to the more specific blues jam and jazz jams, featuring original and classic rock, and so much more!

$5 cover charge, with a pass-the-hat to support the featured artists.

Event Date: 
Tue, 12/06/2011 - 19:00
Tue, 12/13/2011 - 19:00
Tue, 12/20/2011 - 19:00
Tue, 12/27/2011 - 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!

with rotating hosts:

1st Sunday: Brooke Sofferman

2nd Sunday: John Funkhouser

Event Date: 
Sun, 12/04/2011 - 19:30
Sun, 12/11/2011 - 19:30
Sun, 12/18/2011 - 19:30


Of Interest

Know Your Host:
Al Dean

Al grew up listening to the music of the 40’s on his father’s EH Scott radio and 78 records. Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Benny Goodman were family favorites. This is first experience in the broadcasting field and allows him to dig into his closet of old vinyls and share them with his audience on the Sunday afternoon edition of the Jazz Matinee.

Tune in to Jazz Matinee
Sundays, 12 to 4 pm


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