Jazz Around West Michigan Calendar

September Jazz Events

SEPTEMBER JAZZ AROUND WEST MICHIGAN

THURSDAY, SEPT 1

Walt Gutowski and the Bridge St. Band at Fratelli’s, 6-9pm

John Shea Trio at the Beacon Corner Bar, 6:30-9:30pm

Mark Kahny and Tim Johnson Lake Bluff Restaurant, Muskegon Country Club,

2801 Lakeshore Dr., Muskegon, 5-8pm

Mike Frost and Mike Hyde at Macatawa Golf Club, 5600 Macatawa Legends Blvd.,

Holland, 5-8pm

Rick Hick’s Band at Bella Maria Restaurant, 513 W. Pontaluna, Norton Shores, 6:30-9:30pm

The New Standard at Sandy Point Beach House, 7175 Lakeshore Dr., West Olive, 6-9pm

FRIDAY, SEPT 2

Third Coast Swing at Electric Cheetah, Cascade, 6450 28th SE, 5:30-8:30pm

Mark Kahny at Lake Bluff Grille, Muskegon Country Club, 5-8pm

SATURDAY, SEPT 3

Third Coast Swing at The Old Goat, Eastern Ave SE, 6-9pm

Tim Johnson and Big Daddy Fox at Portobello, Washington St., Grand Haven, 6:30-10:30pm

SUNDAY, SEPT 4

Fred Knapp Trio at The Old Goat, 2434 Eastern Ave. SE, 11am-2pm

Mary Rademacher and Mark Kahny at the Beacon Corner Bar, 12:30-2:30pm

NEW VENUE: Turnstiles Jazz Brunch, Open Mic at 526 Stocking NW, 2-5pm, no cover

Grand Rapids Jazz Orchestra at Creston Brewery, upstairs

1504 Plainfield Ave NE, 5:30-7:30pm

Mark Kahny at Boatwerks Waterfront Restaurant, 216 Van Raalte Ave, Holland, 4-7pm

MONDAY, SEPT 5

Robin Connell at The Old Goat, 5:30-8:30pm

Jazz Jam Open Mic at What Not Inn, 6-9pm, Fennville (exit 89 off 196)

Randy Marsh and Jeff Haas Trio at Workshop Brew House, Traverse City, 6-8:30pm

TUESDAY, SEPT 6

Robin Connell at The Old Goat, 5:30-8:30pm

Jeff Shoup Jazz Jam at Moriarty’s Pub, 802 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing, 7-9pm

Terry Lower and Dr Barry Ross at Martell’s Restaurant, 3105 Greenleaf Blvd.

Kalamazoo, 5:30-7:30pm

WEDNESDAY, SEPT 6

Robin Connell at The Old Goat, 5:30-8:30pm

Jeff Haas Trio with Laurie Sears at the Northport Union, 107 E. Nagonaba St.

Northport, 7-9:30pm

THURSDAY, SEPT 8

Walt Gutowski and the Bridge St. Band at Fratelli’s, 6-9pm

John Shea Trio at the Beacon Corner Bar, 6:30-9:30pm

Mark Kahny and Tim Johnson Lake Bluff Restaurant, Muskegon Country Club, 5-8pm

Mike Frost and Mike Hyde at Macatawa Golf Club, Holland, 5-8pm

In The Blue Ensemble at Sandy Point Beach House, West Olive, 6-9pm

Rick Hick’s Band at Bella Maria Restaurant, Norton Shores, 6:30-9:30pm

Owen James at Petoskey Farms Vineyard and Winery, 3720 Atkins Rd, 5-7pm

FRIDAY, SEPT 9

John Shea Trio at Danzon Kitchen, 6:30-9:30pm

Third Coast Swing at Electric Cheetah, Cascade, 5:30-8:30pm

Mark Kahny at Lake Bluff Restaurant, Muskegon Country Club, 5-8pm

SATURDAY, SEPT 10

John Shea Trio at Noto’s Old World Italian, 6:30-9:30pm

Third Coast Swing at The Old Goat, 6-9pm

SUNDAY, SEPT 11

Fred Knapp Trio at The Old Goat, Eastern Ave. SE, 11am-2pm

Mary Rademacher and Mark Kahny at the Beacon Corner Bar, 12:30-2:30pm

Owen James at Beard’s Brewery, 215 E. Lake St, Petoskey, 6-9pm

MONDAY, SEPT 12

Robin Connell at The Old Goat, 5:30-8:30pm

John Shea Trio at Rockwell Republic, 7-10pm

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

Randy Marsh and Jeff Haas Trio at Workshop Brew House, Traverse City, 6-8:30pm

TUESDAY, SEPT 13

Robin Connell at The Old Goat, 5:30-8:30pm

Jeff Shoup Jazz Jam at Moriarty’s Pub, Lansing, 7-9pm

Terry Lower and Dr Barry Ross at Martell’s Restaurant, Kalamazoo, 5:30-7:30pm

WEDNESDAY, SEPT 14

Robin Connell at The Old Goat, 5:30-8:30pm

Jeff Haas Trio with Laurie Sears at the Northport Union, Northport, 7-9:30pm

THURSDAY, SEPT 15

Walt Gutowski and the Bridge St. Band at Fratelli’s, 6-9pm

John Shea Trio at the Beacon Corner Bar, 6:30-9:30pm

PHD’s at Sandy Point Beach House, West Olive, 6-9pm

Mark Kahny and Tim Johnson at Lake Bluff Grille, Muskegon Country Club, 5-8pm

Mike Frost and Mike Hyde at Macatawa Golf Club, Holland, 5-8pm

Rick Hick’s Band at Bella Maria Restaurant, Norton Shores, 6:30-9:30pm

Owen James at Petoskey Farms Vineyard and Winery, 3720 Atkins Rd, 5-7pm

FRIDAY, SEPT 16

John Shea Trio at Danzon Kitchen, 6:30-9:30pm

Third Coast Swing at Electric Cheetah, Cascade, 5:30-8:30pm

Mark Kahny at Lake Bluff Restaurant, Muskegon Country Club, 5-8pm

SATURDAY, SEPT 17

John Shea Trio at Noto’s Old World Italian, 6:30-9:30pm

Third Coast Swing at The Old Goat, 6-9pm

Jim Cooper Quartet at South Haven Jazz Festival, downtown, 4:30-5:30pm

Tim Johnson and Scott Bell at Portobello, Washington St., Grand Haven, 6:30-10:30pm

Owen James at Beard’s Brewery, 215 E. Lake St, Petoskey, 6-9pm

SUNDAY, SEPT 18

Fred Knapp Trio at The Old Goat, 11am-2pm

Mary Rademacher and Mark Kahny at the Beacon Corner Bar, 12:30-2:30pm

Turnstiles Jazz Brunch, 526 Stocking NW, 2-5pm, no cover

Mark Kahny at Boatwerks Waterfront Restaurant, Holland, 4-7pm

MONDAY, SEPT 19

WEST MICHIGAN JAZZ SOCIETY at the Casino Club, 3260 Salerno Dr.

with Robin Connell/Paul Brewer Quartet. Cost is $15.00 for WMJS members,

$20.00 for non-members, $10.00 students with ID. (If you choose not to

get a food ticket, the price will be $5.00 less) Doors open at 6:00pm, 6:30-8:30 pm

John Shea Trio at Rockwell Republic, 7-10pm

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

Randy Marsh and Jeff Haas Trio at Workshop Brew House, Traverse City, 6-8:30pm

TUESDAY, SEPT 20

Robin Connell at The Old Goat, 5:30-8:30pm

NEW VENUE:, Truth in Jazz Orchestra at Grand Haven Community Center,

421 Columbus Ave. Food and Drinks, $10 cover, $2 students, 7:30-9:30pm

Jeff Shoup Jazz Jam at Moriarty’s Pub, Lansing, 7-9pm

Terry Lower and Dr Barry Ross at Martell’s Restaurant, Kalamazoo, 5:30-7:30pm

WEDNESDAY, SEPT 21

Robin Connell at The Old Goat, 5:30-8:30pm

Jeff Haas Trio with Laurie Sears at the Northport Union, Northport, 7-9:30pm

THURSDAY, SEPT 22

Walt Gutowski and the Bridge St. Band at Fratelli’s, 6-9pm

John Shea Trio at the Beacon Corner Bar, 6:30-9:30pm

Mike Frost and Mike Hyde at Macatawa Golf Club, Holland, 5-8pm

JMM Jazz at Sandy Point Beach House, West Olive, 6-9pm

Rick Hick’s Band at Bella Maria Restaurant, Norton Shores, 6:30-9:30pm

FRIDAY, SEPT 23

John Shea Trio at Danzon Kitchen, 6:30-9:30pm

Third Coast Swing at Electric Cheetah, Cascade, 5:30-8:30pm

Mark Kahny at Lake Bluff Restaurant, Muskegon Country Club, 5-8pm

Tim Johnson and Paul Lesinski at Portobello, Washington St., Grand Haven, 6:30-10:30pm

SATURDAY, SEPT 24

John Shea Trio at Noto’s Old World Italian, 6:30-9:30pm

Third Coast Swing at The Old Goat, Eastern Ave SE, 6-9pm

SUNDAY, SEPT 25

Fred Knapp Trio at The Old Goat, 11am-2pm

Mary Rademacher and Mark Kahny at the Beacon Corner Bar, 12:30-2:30pm

Mark Kahny at Boatwerks Waterfront Restaurant, Holland, 4-7pm

Terry Lower, Lana Hoffman, Barry Ross, BLT Trio at Tibbits Opera House,

Coldwater, 3pm

MONDAY, SEPT 26

Robin Connell at The Old Goat, 5:30-8:30pm

John Shea Trio at Rockwell Republic, 7-10pm

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

Randy Marsh and Jeff Haas Trio at Workshop Brew House, Traverse City, 6-8:30pm

TUESDAY, SEPT 27

Robin Connell at The Old Goat, 5:30-8:30pm

Jeff Shoup Jazz Jam at Moriarty’s Pub, Lansing, 7-9pm

Lakeshore Big Band at the Community Center, Grand Haven, food, drinks,

and dancing, $5 at door, 7:30-9:30pm

Terry Lower and Dr Barry Ross at Martell’s Restaurant, Kalamazoo, 5:30-7:30pm

WEDNESDAY, SEPT 28

Robin Connell at The Old Goat, 5:30-8:30pm

Jeff Haas Trio with Laurie Sears at the Northport Union, Northport, 7-9:30pm

THURSDAY, SEPT 29

Walt Gutowski and the Bridge St. Band at Fratelli’s, 6-9pm

John Shea Trio at the Beacon Corner Bar, 6:30-9:30pm

Mike Frost and Mike Hyde at Macatawa Golf Club, Holland, 5-8pm

Kevin Murphy Trio at Sandy Point Beach House, West Olive, 6-9pm

Rick Hick’s Band at Bella Maria Restaurant, Norton Shores, 6:30-9:30pm

Mark Kahny and Tim Johnson Lake Bluff Restaurant, Muskegon Country Club, 5-8pm

Owen James at Beard’s Brewery, 215 E. Lake St, Petoskey 6-9pm

FRIDAY, SEPT 30

John Shea Trio at Danzon Kitchen, 6:30-9:30pm

Third Coast Swing at Electric Cheetah, Cascade, 5:30-8:30pm

Mark Kahny (last date in Michigan) at Lake Bluff Restaurant, Muskegon Country Club, 5-8pm

October Jazz Events

OCTOBER JAZZ AROUND WEST MICHIGAN

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1

Third Coast Swing at The Old Goat, Eastern Ave SE, 6-9pm

Tim Johnson and Paul Lesinski at Portobello, Washington St., Grand Haven, 6:30-10:30pm

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2

NEW VENUE: Turnstiles Jazz Brunch, Open Mic at 526 Stocking NW, 2-5pm, no cover

Fred Knapp Trio at The Old Goat, 2434 Eastern Ave. SE, 11am-2pm

Mary Rademacher Duo at the Beacon Corner Bar, 12:30-2:30pm

MONDAY, OCTOBER 3

Robin Connell at The Old Goat, 5:30-8:30pm

John Shea Trio at Rockwell Republic, 7-10pm

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

Randy Marsh and Jeff Haas Trio at Workshop Brew House, Traverse City, 6-8:30pm

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4

Robin Connell at The Old Goat, 5:30-8:30pm

Jeff Shoup Jazz Jam at Moriarty’s Pub, Lansing, 7-9pm

Terry Lower piano and Barry Ross violin at Martell’s, 3105 Greenleaf Blvd,

Kalamazoo, 5:30-7:30pm

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5

Robin Connell at The Old Goat, 5:30-8:30pm

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6

Walt Gutowski and the Bridge St. Band at Fratelli’s, 6-9pm

John Shea Trio at the Beacon Corner Bar, 6:30-9:30pm

The New Standard at Sandy Point Beach House, West Olive, 6-9pm

Signal Quartet from Detroit at the Book Nook and Java Shop, Montague, 7pm, $5 cover

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7

Third Coast Swing at Electric Cheetah, Cascade, 5:30-8:30pm

John Shea Trio at Danzon Kitchen, 6:30-9:30pm

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8

Third Coast Swing at The Old Goat, Eastern Ave SE, 6-9pm

John Shea Trio at Noto’s Old World Italian, 6:30-9:30pm

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9

Fred Knapp Trio at The Old Goat, 2434 Eastern Ave. SE, 11am-2pm

Mary Rademacher and Mark Kahny at the Beacon Corner Bar, 12:30-2:30pm

Big Band Nouveau at Creston Brewery, 1504 Plainfield Ave NE, 5-7pm, no cover

Owen James at Beard’s Brewery, 215 E. Lake St, Petoskey, 6-9pm

MONDAY, OCTOBER 10

Robin Connell at The Old Goat, 5:30-8:30pm

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

Randy Marsh and Jeff Haas Trio at Workshop Brew House, Traverse City, 6-8:30pm

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11

Robin Connell at The Old Goat, 5:30-8:30pm

Terry Lower piano and Barry Ross violin at Martell’s, Kalamazoo, 5:30-7:30pm

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12

Robin Connell at The Old Goat, 5:30-8:30pm

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13

Walt Gutowski and the Bridge St. Band at Fratelli’s, 6-9pm

John Shea Trio at the Beacon Corner Bar, 6:30-9:30pm

In the Blue at Sandy Point Beach House, West Olive, 6-9pm

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14

Third Coast Swing at Electric Cheetah, Cascade, 5:30-8:30pm

John Shea Trio at Danzon Kitchen, 6:30-9:30pm

Tim Johnson and Paul Lesinski at Portobello, Washington St., Grand Haven, 6:30-10:30pm

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15

John Shea Trio at Noto’s Old World Italian, 6:30-9:30pm

Coast Swing with guest Dave Bennett at Crooked Tree Arts Center,

461 E. Mitchell St, Petoskey, 6pm Tickets at www.crookedtree.org

Owen James at Beard’s Brewery, 215 E. Lake St, Petoskey, 6-9pm

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16

Fred Knapp Trio at The Old Goat, 2434 Eastern Ave. SE, 11am-2pm

Mary Rademacher Duo at the Beacon Corner Bar, 12:30-2:30pm

Turnstiles Jazz Brunch, Open Mic at 526 Stocking NW, 2-5pm, no cover

GR Jazz Orchestra at Creston Brewery, 1504 Plainfield NE, 5:30-7:30pm

MONDAY, OCTOBER 17

WEST MICHIGAN JAZZ SOCIETY at the Casino Club, 3260 Salerno Dr.

with Alain Sullivan Quartet. Cost is $15.00 for WMJS members,

$20.00 for non-members, $10.00 students with ID. (If you choose not to

get a food ticket, the price will be $5.00 less) Doors open at 6:00pm, 6:30-8:30 pm

Robin Connell at The Old Goat, 5:30-8:30pm

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

Randy Marsh and Jeff Haas Trio at Workshop Brew House, Traverse City, 6-8:30pm

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18

Robin Connell at The Old Goat, 5:30-8:30pm

Truth in Jazz Orchestra at Grand Haven Community Center, 421 Columbus Ave.

Food and Drinks, $10 cover, $2 students, 7:30-9:30pm

Terry Lower piano and Barry Ross violin at Martell’s, Kalamazoo, 5:30-7:30pm

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19

Robin Connell at The Old Goat, 5:30-8:30pm

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20

Walt Gutowski and the Bridge St. Band at Fratelli’s, 6-9pm

John Shea Trio at the Beacon Corner Bar, 6:30-9:30pm

PHD’s at Sandy Point Beach House, West Olive, 6-9pm

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21

Eric Wendland - Multi Reeds at Gun Lake Casino- CBK room, 1123 129th Ave., Wayland, MI 49348; 9:00pm-12:00am, No cover.

Third Coast Swing at Electric Cheetah, Cascade, 5:30-8:30pm

John Shea Trio at Danzon Kitchen, 6:30-9:30pm

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22

Third Coast Swing at The Old Goat, Eastern Ave SE, 6-9pm

John Shea Trio at Noto’s Old World Italian, 6:30-9:30pm

Terry Lower and the BLT Trio at the Block, Muskegon, $32-$48

Tickets theblockwestmichigan.org. 7:30pm

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23

Fred Knapp Trio at The Old Goat, 2434 Eastern Ave. SE, 11am-2pm

Mary Rademacher Duo at the Beacon Corner Bar, 12:30-2:30pm

MONDAY, OCTOBER 24

Robin Connell at The Old Goat, 5:30-8:30pm

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

Randy Marsh and Jeff Haas Trio at Workshop Brew House, Traverse City, 6-8:30pm

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25

Robin Connell at The Old Goat, 5:30-8:30pm

Lakeshore Big Band at the waterfront, Grand Haven, listening and dancing,

6:30-8:30pm FREE

Terry Lower piano and Barry Ross violin at Martell’s, Kalamazoo, 5:30-7:30pm

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26

Robin Connell at The Old Goat, 5:30-8:30pm

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27

Walt Gutowski and the Bridge St. Band at Fratelli’s, 6-9pm

John Shea Trio at the Beacon Corner Bar, 6:30-9:30pm

JMM Jazz at Sandy Point Beach House, West Olive, 6-9pm

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28

Third Coast Swing at Electric Cheetah, Cascade, 5:30-8:30pm

John Shea Trio at Danzon Kitchen, 6:30-9:30pm

SATURDAY. OCTOBER 29

Third Coast Swing at The Old Goat, 6-9pm

John Shea Trio at Noto’s Old World Italian, 6:30-9:30pm

Tim Johnson and Bid Daddy Fox at Portobello, Grand Haven, 6:30-10:30pm

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 30

Fred Knapp Trio at The Old Goat, 2434 Eastern Ave. SE, 11am-2pm

Mary Rademacher and Mark Kahny at the Beacon Corner Bar, 12:30-2:30pm

MONDAY, OCTOBER 31

Robin Connell at The Old Goat, 5:30-8:30pm

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