AUGUST JAZZ AROUND TOWN

SATURDAY, AUGUST 5
Mike Frost Trio at JW Marriott, 6-10 pm

John Shea at Noto’s, 7-10 pm

Mark Kahny & Tim Johnson at Porto Bello, Grand Haven, 7-11 pm

Jeff Haas Quintet at Spice World Café, Northport, 7-10 pm, No cover

GR Jazz Orchestra at Lansing Jazz Festival, 6:45-8:15 pm

SUNDAY, AUGUST 6
Sunday Brunch series, with Greg Miller at JW Marriott, 10 am-1pm

Jazz Brunch at the Old Goat, 2434 Eastern SE, 11 am-2 pm

River Rogues at New Harmony Hall, 2-4 pm

Brad Fritcher Trio at Derby Station, Gaslight Village, East GR, 4- 6 pm

GR Jazz Orchestra at Founders, 5:30-7:30 pm

Randy Marsh & Friends at SpeakEZ, 7-10pm (open Jam 8:30-10 pm)

Mark Kahny at Marro’s Italian Restaurant, Saugatuck, piano & vocals 6-10 pm

Planet D Nonet at Gull Landing, Pentwater, World Class Jazz Production’s Tour 7-11 pm

Jeff Haas Trio at West Bay Beach Holiday Inn, Traverse City, 7- 9:30 pm 

MONDAY, AUGUST 7
JAZZ IN THE PARK, MARY RADEMACHER REED & THE FRED KNAPP TRIO,

At Ah-Nab-Awen Park, 6:30-8:30 pm

John Shea at Rockwell Republic, 8-11 pm

Open Mic Jazz Jam at What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9 pm

TUESDAY, AUGUST 8
Take Three Jazz Ensemble, at the Grand Theatre Bar, Grand Haven, 7-10 pm

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9
Tom Hagen Trio featuring Rick Reuther at Noto’s, 6:30-9:30 pm

Tavern House Jazz Band at Tavern & Tap, Lansing, 7:30-10:30 pm

Jazz Mix Night at Union Cabaret & Grille, Kalamazoo, 8-11 pm

Terry Lower & friends at Clara’s on the River, Battle Creek, 6-10 pm

Rudy Petschauer’s All Stars with Melanie Marod World Class Jazz Production’s Tour

at Gull Landing, Pentwater, 7-11 pm

Jeff Haas & The Electric Jazz Fusion at West Bay Beach Holiday Inn, Traverse City, 7:30 pm

THURSDAY, AUGUST 10
GRAM on the Green, Walter White Jazz, 6-9 pm

Moodswings Jazz at JD Reardon’s, 6:30-9 pm

Green on Blue at Book Nook & Java Shop, Montague, 7-9 pm, $5 cover

My Thin Place at Sandy Point Beach House, West Olive, 6-9 pm

Terry Lower & friends at Clara’s on the River, Battle Creek, 6-10 pm

Jeff Haas Trio at Chateau Chantal Winery, Old Mission Peninsula, Traverse City,7-9:30 pm

FRIDAY, AUGUST 11
John Shea at JW Marriott, 6-10 pm

Kathy Lamar Trio at Noto’s, 7-10 pm

Terry Lower & friends at Clara’s on the River, Battle Creek, 6-10 pm

Mark Kahny at Marro’s Italian Restaurant, 147 Water St., Saugatuck, piano & vocals 7-11pm

SATURDAY, AUGUST 12
John Shea at Noto’s, 7-10 pm

Neil Gordon Trio at JW Marriott, 7-10 pm

Mark Kahny at Marro’s Italian Restaurant, Saugatuck, piano & vocals 7-11 pm

Jeff Haas Quintet at Spice World Café, Northport, 7-10 pm, No cover

SUNDAY, AUGUST 13
Sunday Brunch series, with Mike Frost & Mike Hyde at JW Marriott, 10 am-1pm

Jazz Brunch at the Old Goat, 2434 Eastern SE, 11 am-2 pm

Hugye, Beavan & Schock Jazz Trio at New Harmony Hall, 2-4 pm

Brad Fritcher Trio at Derby Station, Gaslight Village, East GR, 4-6 pm

Randy Marsh & Friends at SpeakEZ, 7-10pm (open Jam 8:30-10 pm)

Rudy Petschauer’s All Stars, World Class Jazz Tour at Gull Landing, Pentwater, 7-11 pm

MONDAY, AUGUST 14
JAZZ AT THE PARK, MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR, DR. ROBIN CONNELL & TRIO, Ah-Nab-Awen Park, 6:30-8:30pm

John Shea at Rockwell Republic, 8-11 pm

Open Mic Jazz Jam at What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9 pm

TUESDAY, AUGUST 15
Take Three Jazz Ensemble, at the Grand Theatre Bar, Grand Haven, 7-10 pm

Boogie Woogie Babies &at Gladwin 7-8:30 pm

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16
Tom Hagen Trio featuring Rick Reuther at Noto’s, 6:30-9:30 pm

JMM at Black Sheep Baa & Grill, Holland, 7:30-10:30 pm

Tavern House Jazz Band at Tavern & Tap, Lansing, 7:30-10:30 pm

Jazz Mix Night at Union Cabaret & Grille, Kalamazoo, 8-11 pm

Terry Lower & Friends at Clara’s on the River, Battle Creek, 6-10 pm

Thornetta Davis, World Class Jazz Production’s Tour at Gull Landing, Pentwater, 7-11 pm

Jeff Haas & the Electric Jazz Fusion at West Bay Beach Holiday Inn, Traverse City, 7:30 pm

THURSDAY, AUGUST 17
Mary Rademacher Reed Trio at JD Reardon’s, 6:30-9 pm

Walt Gutkowski & the Bridge St. Band at Bostwick Lake Inn, Rockford, 7:30-10:30 pm

Balance – Michael Malis & Marcus Elliot at Book Nook & Java Shop, Montague, 7-9 pm

Terry Lower & Friends at Clara’s on the River, Battle Creek, 6-10 pm

Jeff Haas Trio at Chateau Chantal Winery, Old Mission Peninsula, Traverse City,7-9:30 pm

Mark Kahny at Marro’s Italian Restaurant, 147 Water St., Saugatuck, piano & vocals 6-10 pm

FRIDAY, AUGUST 18
John Shea at JW Marriott, 6-10 pm

Kathy Lamar Trio at Noto’s, 7-10 pm

Terry Lower & Friends at Clara’s on the River, Battle Creek, 6-10 pm

SATURDAY, AUGUST 19
John Shea at Noto’s, 7-10 pm

GRandjazzfest at Rosa Parks Circle, Free, GR Jazz Orchestra 12:30-1:30 pm

Steve Hilger Quartet at the B.O.B., 7-9:30 pm

Mark Kahny at Marro’s Italian Restaurant, Saugatuck, piano & vocals 7-11 pm

Jeff Haas Quintet at Spice World Café, Northport, 7-10 pm, No cover

SUNDAY, AUGUST 20
Sunday Brunch series, with Greg Miller at JW Marriott, 10 am-1pm

Jazz Brunch at the Old Goat, 2434 Eastern SE, 11 am-2 pm

GRandjazzfest at Rosa Parks Circle, Free

River Rogues at New Harmony Hall, 2-4 pm

Brad Fritcher Trio at Derby Station, Gaslight Village, East GR, 4-6 pm

Mark Kahny at Marro’s Italian Restaurant, Saugatuck, piano & vocals 6-10 pm

Randy Marsh & Friends at SpeakEZ, 7-10 pm (open Jam 8:30-10 pm)

Thornetta Davis World Class Jazz Production’s Tour at Gull Landing, Pentwater, 7-11 pm

MONDAY, AUGUST 21
John Shea at Rockwell Republic, 8-11 pm

Mark Kahny Trio, Hackley Public Library 316 W Webster Ave, Muskegon, 6pm, free!

Open Mic Jazz Jam at What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9 pm 

TUESDAY, AUGUST 22
Take Three Jazz Ensemble, at the Grand Theatre Bar, Grand Haven, 7-10 pm 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23
Tom Hagen Trio featuring Rick Reuther at Noto’s, 6:30-9:30 pm

Tavern House Jazz Band at Tavern & Tap, Lansing, 7:30-10:30 pm

Jazz Mix Night at Union Cabaret & Grille, Kalamazoo, 8-11 pm

Terry Lower & Friends at Clara’s on the River, Battle Creek, 6-10 pm

Jeff Haas & The Electric Jazz Fusion at West Bay Beach Holiday Inn, Traverse City, 7:30 pm 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 24
Kathy Lamar Trio at JD Reardon’s, 6:30-9 pm

Boogie Woogie Babies, Douglas Walker Park, 84th St Byron Center, 4-5:30pm

First Edition Jazz Band at Book Nook & Java Shop, Montague, 7-9 pm, $5 cover

Checkers Morton at Sandy Point Beach House, West Olive, 7-9 pm

Terry Lower & Friends at Clara’s on the River, Battle Creek, 6-10 pm

Jeff Haas Trio at Chateau Chantal Winery, Old Mission Peninsula, Traverse City,7-9:30 pm

Muskegon’s Shoreline Jazz Festival at Heritage Landing, tickets at Startickets.com

Alexander Zonjic Trio at the Block, Muskegon, Tkts – 231-726-3231 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 25
John Shea at JW Marriott, 6-10 pm

Kathy Lamar Trio at Noto’s, 7-10 pm

Mark Kahny at Marro’s Italian Restaurant, Saugatuck, piano & vocals 7-11 pm

Terry Lower & Friends at Clara’s on the River, Battle Creek, 6-10 pm

Muskegon’s Shoreline Jazz Festival at Heritage Landing, tickets at Startickets.com

SATURDAY, AUGUST 26
John Shea at Noto’s, 7-10 pm

Kathy Lamar Trio at JW Marriott, 7-10 pm

Mark Kahny at Marro’s Italian Restaurant, Saugatuck, piano & vocals 7-11 pm

Jeff Haas Quintet at Spice World Café, Northport, 7-10 pm, No cover

Muskegon’s Shoreline Jazz Festival at Heritage Landing, tickets at Startickets.com

SUNDAY, AUGUST 27
Sunday Brunch Series with Mike Frost & Mike Hyde at JW Marriott, 10 am -1 pm

Jazz Brunch at the Old Goat, 2434 Eastern SE, 11 am-2 pm

Mark Kahny w/ Randy Marsh at Cedar Springs Brewery, 12-2pm

Hugye, Bevan, Schock Trio at New Harmony Hall, 2-4 pm

Brad Fritcher Trio at Derby Station, Gaslight Village, East GR, 4-6 pm

Randy Marsh & Friends at SpeakEZ, 7-10 pm (open Jam 8:30-10 pm)

Mark Kahny Trio at What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-10 pm

MONDAY, AUGUST 28
John Shea at Rockwell Republic, 8-11 pm

Open Mic Jazz Jam at What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9 pm 

TUESDAY, AUGUST 29
Take Three Jazz Ensemble, at the Grand Theatre Bar, Grand Haven, 7-10 pm

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30
Tom Hagen Trio featuring Rick Reuther at Noto’s, 6:30-9:30 pm

Tavern House Jazz Band at Tavern & Tap, Lansing, 7:30-10:30 pm

Jazz Mix Night at Union Cabaret & Grille, Kalamazoo, 8-11 pm

Terry Lower & Friends at Clara’s on the River, Battle Creek, 6-10 pm

JMM at Black Sheep Baa & Grill, Holland, 7:30-10:30 pm

Jeff Haas & the Electric Jazz Fusion at West Bay Beach Holiday Inn, Traverse City, 7:30 pm

THURSDAY, AUGUST 31
Torch – Sharon Polidan at Book Nook & Java Shop, Montague, 7- 9 pm, $5 cover

Terry Lower & Friends at Clara’s on the River, Battle Creek, 6-10 pm

Jeff Haas Trio at Chateau Chantal Winery, Old Mission Peninsula, Traverse City, 7- 9:30 pm

SEPTEMBER JAZZ AROUND TOWN

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1
John Shea at JW Marriott, 6-10 pm

Kathy Lamar Trio at Noto’s, 7-10 pm

Mark Kahny at Marro’s Italian Restaurant, 147 Water St. Saugatuck, Piano & vocals, 7-11 pm

Terry Lower & Friends at Clara’s on the River, Battle Creek, 6-10 pm

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2
Mike Frost Trio at JW Marriott, 6-10 pm

John Shea at Noto’s, 7-10 pm

Kathy Lamar Trio at JW Marriott, 7-10 pm

Jeff Haas Quintet at Spice World Café, Northport, 7-10 pm, No cover

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 3
Sunday Brunch with Greg Miller at JW Marriott, 10 am-1pm

Jazz Brunch at the Old Goat, 2434 Eastern SE, 11am-2pm

River Rogues at New Harmony Hall, 2-4 pm

GR Jazz Orchestra at Founder’s, 5:30-7:30 pm

Randy Marsh & Friends at SpeakEZ, 7-10pm, open Jam 8:30-10 pm

Mark Kahny at Marro’s Italian Restaurant, Saugatuck, Piano & vocals, 6-10 pm

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4
John Shea at Rockwell Republic, 8-11 pm

Open Mic Jazz Jam at What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9 pm

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5
Take Three Jazz Ensemble, at the Grand Theatre Bar, 22 Washington, Grand Haven, 7-10 pm

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6
Tom Hagen Trio featuring Rick Reuther at Noto’s, 6:30-9:30 pm

Tavern House Jazz Band at Tavern & Tap, Lansing, 7:30-10:30 pm

Jazz Mix Night at Union Cabaret & Grille, Kalamazoo, 8-11 pm

Terry Lower & Friends at Clara’s on the River, Battle Creek, 6-10 pm

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7
Kathy Lamar Trio at JD Reardon’s, 6:30-9 pm

Terry Lower & Friends at Clara’s on the River, Battle Creek, 6-10 pm

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8
John Shea at JW Marriott, 6-10 pm

Kathy Lamar Trio at Noto’s, 7-10 pm

Terry Lower & Friends at Clara’s on the River, Battle Creek, 6-10 pm

Mark Kahny at Marro’s Italian Restaurant, Saugatuck, Piano & vocals, 7-11 pm

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9
John Shea at Noto’s, 7-10 pm

Kathy Lamar Trio at JW Marriott, 7-10 pm

Mark Kahny at Marro’s Italian Restaurant, Saugatuck, Piano & vocals, 7-11 pm

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10
Sunday Brunch Mike Frost Trio at JW Marriott, 10 am-1pm

Jazz Brunch at the Old Goat, 2434 Eastern SE, 11am-2 pm

Hugye, Beavan & Schock Jazz Trio at New Harmony Hall, 2-4 pm

Randy Marsh & Friends at SpeakEZ, 7-10pm, open Jam 8:30-10 pm

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11
John Shea at Rockwell Republic, 8-11 pm

Open Mic Jazz Jam at What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9 pm

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12
Take Three Jazz Ensemble, at the Grand Theatre Bar, Grand Haven, 7-10 pm

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13
Tom Hagen Trio featuring Rick Reuther at Noto’s, 6:30-9:30 pm

JMM at Black Sheep Baa & Grill, Holland, 7:30-10:30 pm

Tavern House Jazz Band at Tavern & Tap, Lansing, 7:30-10:30 pm

Jazz Mix Night at Union Cabaret & Grille, Kalamazoo, 8-11 pm

Terry Lower & Friends at Clara’s on the River, Battle Creek, 6-10 pm

Jeff Haas & the Electric Jazz Fusion at West Bay Beach Holiday Inn, Traverse City, 7:30 pm

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
Mary Rademacher Reed at JD Reardon’s, 6:30-9 pm

Green on Blue at Book Nook & Java Shop, Montague, 7-9 pm, $5 cover

My Thin Place at Sandy Point Beach House, West Olive, 6-9 pm

Terry Lower & Friends at Clara’s on the River, Battle Creek, 6-10 pm

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15
John Shea at JW Marriott, 6-10 pm

Kathy Lamar Trio at Noto’s, 7-10 pm

Terry Lower & Friends at Clara’s on the River, Battle Creek, 6-10 pm

Mark Kahny at Marro’s Italian Restaurant, Saugatuck, Piano & vocals, 7-11 pm

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16
Mary Rademacher Reed Trio at Eastminster Pres. Church, jazz on the lawn, 2-4 pm

John Shea at Noto’s, 7-10 pm

Steve Hilger Trio at JW Marriott, 7-10 pm

Mark Kahny at Marro’s Italian Restaurant, Saugatuck, Piano & vocals, 7-11 pm

Jazz Over Easy – Free Concert at Eastminster Presbyterian Church, 1700 Woodward SE, featuring Vocals by Mary Rademacher, with the Tom, Cherie Hagen, and Mike Lutley group, 2 pm-4 pm

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17
Sunday Brunch with Greg Miller at JW Marriott, 10 am-1pm

Jazz Brunch at the Old Goat, 2434 Eastern SE, 11am-2 pm

River Rogues at New Harmony Hall, 2-4 pm

Randy Marsh & Friends at SpeakEZ, 7-10pm (open Jam 8:30-10 pm)

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18
John Shea at Rockwell Republic, 8-11 pm

Open Mic Jazz Jam at What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9 pm 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19
Take Three Jazz Ensemble, at the Grand Theatre Bar, Grand Haven, 7-10 pm

Starry Nights Jazz Octet at 920 Watermark, 920 Washington, Muskegon, $5 cover, 7-9 pm

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20
Tom Hagen Trio featuring Rick Reuther at Noto’s, 6:30-9:30 pm

Tavern House Jazz Band at Tavern & Tap, Lansing, 7:30-10:30 pm

Jazz Mix Night at Union Cabaret & Grille, Kalamazoo, 8-11 pm

Terry Lower & Friends at Clara’s on the River, Battle Creek, 6-10 pm

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21
Moodswings Jazz at JD Reardon’s, 6:30-9 pm

Checkers Morton at Book Nook & Java Shop, Montague, 7-9 pm, $5 cover

Terry Lower & Friends at Clara’s on the River, Battle Creek, 6-10 pm 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22
John Shea at JW Marriott, 6-10 pm

Kathy Lamar Trio at Noto’s, 7-10 pm

Terry Lower & Friends at Clara’s on the River, Battle Creek, 6-10 pm

Mark Kahny at Marro’s Italian Restaurant, Saugatuck, Piano & vocals, 7-11 pm

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23
John Shea at Noto’s, 7-10 pm

Kathy Lamar Trio at JW Marriott, 7-10 pm

Mark Kahny at Marro’s Italian Restaurant, Saugatuck, Piano & vocals, 7-11

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24
Sunday Brunch Mike Frost Trio at JW Marriott, 10 am-1pm

Jazz Brunch at the Old Goat, 2434 Eastern SE, 11am-2 pm

Hugye, Bevan, Schock Trio at New Harmony Hall, 2-4 pm

Randy Marsh & Friends at SpeakEZ, 7-10pm (open Jam 8:30-10 pm)

Mark Kahny Trio at What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-10 pm

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25
John Shea at Rockwell Republic, 8-11 pm

Open Mic Jazz Jam at What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9 pm

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26
Take Three Jazz Ensemble, at the Grand Theatre Bar, Grand Haven, 7-10 pm 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
Tom Hagen Trio featuring Rick Reuther at Noto’s, 6:30-9:30 pm

Tavern House Jazz Band at Tavern & Tap, Lansing, 7:30-10:30 pm

Jazz Mix Night at Union Cabaret & Grille, Kalamazoo, 8-11 pm

Terry Lower & Friends at Clara’s on the River, Battle Creek, 6-10 pm

JMM at Black Sheep Baa & Grill, Holland, 7:30-10:30 pm

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28
First Edition Jazz Band at Book Nook & Java Shop, Montague, 7-9 pm, $5 cover

Checkers Morton at Sandy Point Beach House, West Olive, 6-9 pm

Mark Kahny & Mary Rademacher Reed on Grand Lady Riverboat, 825 Taylor St, Jenison,

$15 dinner & cash bar, reservations recommended, (616) 457-4837, 6-9 pm

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29
John Shea at JW Marriott, 6-10 pm

Kathy Lamar Trio at Noto’s, 7-10 pm

Terry Lower & Friends at Clara’s on the River, Battle Creek, 6-10 pm

Mark Kahny at Marro’s Italian Restaurant, Saugatuck, Piano & vocals, 7-11 pm

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30
John Shea at Noto’s, 7-10 pm

Kathy Lamar Trio at JW Marriott, 7-10 pm

AS ALWAYS BE SURE TO CHECK www.wmichjazz.org AND THE MUSICIANS’ WEBSITES FOR UPDATES AND CHANGES IN THE SCHEDULES!