Heya. Summer is finally rearing it’s steamy head and I LOVE IT!. Bring on the heat and humidity! (within reason of course!!) June is looking kinda quiet before the July storm. Here are a few gigs to check out:
Friday, June 13: Rob Dumais Trio at the Hilton Garden Inn in Manchester. Nate Therrien joins us for an evening of jazz out on the deck overlooking the Manchester Fisher Cat Stadium. Unfortunately, the Cats are on the road tomorrow but the bright side is, we won’t take a line drive off the back of the head in the midst of the merriment. Come on on over and cheer us on.
Sunday, June 29: Hey….check it out…we’re back at the Hilton playing the baddest of trio jazz with Rob Dumais and nate Therrien and…wait a minute…YES…THE CATS ARE HOME! I gotta confess, I don’t really know the Fisher Cats from the Detroit Redwings, but it could be pretty fun, dontcha think? Jazz, hotdogs, beer, jazz, beer and baseball.
Looking ahead to July…
Wednesday, July 2: The mighty Hip Pocket Orchestra comes out of the finest hotels of Boston to play a rare public show in Bristol RI. The singers in this band are incredible to say the least. The horn section? The best in Boston! The rhythm section KICKS ASS. If you’ve never heard this band, this is a rare opportunity! Need some details? MEE TOO…when I get ’em, I’ll be happy to pass ’em along.
Friday, July 4: Combo Sabroso time at Brazo. This is the traditional july kickoff with a wild dance party at Brazo. The food is incredible, the drinks, while pricey, are delicious and the dance floor packs ’em in early. Don’t miss it.
Monday, July 7: PMAC Jazz Camp starts up wtih Charlie Kohlhase and members of the Explorer’s club. We have a great time for two weeks working with a great group of kids. Can’t wait. Some of the kids will perform at the Press Room on Sunday, July 13th and then we’ll have a concert at the camp on Thursday, July 17th and then we’re at Prescott Park (weather permitting) on Friday, July 17th.
Monday July 14th: The David Tonkin Group at the Barley House in Concord, NH. Come on out for our monthly gig. We get a great crowd and frequently students and alumni from the Concord Community Music School drop by to sit in. Coming out? Bring your horn!
OK, OK, that’s it for now….more later. Must sleep.