Jazz Around West Michigan Calendar

November Jazz Around West Michigan

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 27

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

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 28

  • Randy Marsh and friends at SpeakEZ, 7-10pm, Sit-ins at 8pm
  • Tom Cutts and Friends at The Grand Celebration Center, 925 4 Mile Road Northwest, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49544; 3:00-7:00pm; Tickets - $40; recurring event; info@316entertainment.co or call 704-307-2272 for more info.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 29

  • John Shea Trio at Republic, 7-10pm

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 30

  • Jazz Tuesdays at Moriarty’s Pub, Lansing, 7-10pm
  • Terry Lower and Dr. Barry Ross at Martell’s, Kalamazoo, 5:30-7:30pm

DECEMBER JAZZ AROUND WEST MICHIGAN

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 1

  • John Shea with Rob Hartman and Fred Knapp live streaming on Facebook, 7-9:30pm
  • Neil Gordon Trio at GR Noir, 7:30pm and 8:45pm, call for reservations 616-791-1191

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2

  • Scheer Bliss at Euro Bistro, 6-9pm
  • Third Coast Swing at the Book Nook and Java Shop, Montague, 7-9pm
  • In the Blue at Sandy Point Beach House, West Olive, 6-9pm

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3

  • John Shea with Fred Knapp and Denis Shebukhov live streaming on Facebook, 7-9:30pm
  • Terry Lower and Edye Evans Hyde with Kalamazoo Concert Band at Miller Auditorium, Kalamazoo, 8 -10pm FREE
  • Advanced Jazz Ensemble with Tim Hagans at Dalton Recital Hall, 8pm tickets $10(seniors/students $5) at the door or https://wmumusic.ludus/index.php
  • Bijan Taghavi Trio at GRNoir, 7:30pm and 8:45pm, call for reservations 616-791-1191

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 4

  • John Shea Trio at Noto’s, 6:30-9:30pm
  • Bobby Thompson Trio at What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9pm
  • Stafford Hunter at GRNoir, 7:30pm and 8:45pm, call for reservations 616-791-1191; tickets $10(seniors/students $5) at the door

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 5

  • Edye & Mike Hyde live streaming on Facebook, 7-8pm
  • Dean Allrick, piano at the What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9pm
  • Western Jazz Collective with Tim Hagans, at Bell’s Eccentric Café, 355. E. Kalamazoo Ave; Kalamazoo Mi. tickets $16 at door at 8pm

MONDAY, DECEMBER 6

  • WMJS Musician of the Year/Holiday Party at Watermark , Country Club, 5500 Cascade Dr. Info and reservation form in newsletter.
  • John Shea Trio at Republic, 7-10pm
  • Jazz Jam and the What Not Band, open mic at the What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9pm

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 7

  • John Shea Trio live streaming on Facebook, 7-9:30pm
  • Jazz Tuesdays at Moriarty’s Pub, 802 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing, 7-10pm
  • Jeff Grassl Junior Recital at Dormouse Theatre, 1030 Portage St. #3008, Kalamazoo, MI; Free admission

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8

  • John Shea Trio live streaming on Facebook, 7-9:30pm
  • Mary Rademacher Trio at GRNoir, 7:30pm and 8:45pm, call for reservations 616-791-1191

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9

  • The New Standard at Sandy Point Beach House, West Olive, 6-9pm
  • Steve Talaga Trio at the Book Nook and Java Shop, Montague, 7-9pm, $5 cover
  • Scheer Bliss at Euro Bistro, 6-9pm

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 10

  • John Shea Trio live streaming on Facebook, 7-9:30pm
  • Ethan Bouwsma Trio at GRNoir, 7:30pm and 8:45pm, call for reservations 616-791-1191

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 11

  • John Shea Trio at Noto’s 6:30-9:30pm
  • Dean Allrick Trio at What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9pm
  • Rufus Ferguson Quartet at GRNoir 7:30pm and 8:45pm, call for reservations 616-791-1191
  • WMU Jazz Rhythm Section Day, at Dalton Recital Center, Kalamazoo, 9am-3pmOpen to high school pianists, guitarists, bassists, drummers, and band directors, Free

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 12

  • Edye & Mike Hyde live streaming on Facebook, 7-8pm
  • Dean Allrick, piano at the What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9pm

MONDAY, DECEMBER 13

  • John Shea Trio at Republic, 7-10pm
  • Jazz Jam and the What Not Band, open mic at the What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9pm
  • Robin Connell at the Old Goat, Eastern Ave, 5:30-8:30pm

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14

  • Jazz Tuesdays at Moriarty’s Pub, Lansing, 7-10pm

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 15

  • John Shea Trio live streaming on Facebook, 7-9:30pm
  • Dutcher Snedeker Trio at GRNoir 7:30pm and 8:45pm, call for reservations 616-791-1191

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16

  • Scheer Bliss at Euro Bistro, 6-9pm
  • The PHD’s Jazz Trio at Sandy Point Beach House, West Olive, 6-9pm
  • Bijan Taghavi Trio at the Book Nook and Java Shop, Montague, 7-9pm
  • Ivan Akansiima with Christmas Latin Jazz experience at Holland Arts Council, 150 E. 8th St, Ste 200, Holland, 5pm
  • Vino and Vinyl with Martin Avila at GRNoir 7:30pm and 8:45pm, call for reservations 616-791-1191

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17

  • John Shea Trio live streaming on Facebook, 7-9:30pm
  • Ivan Akansiima with Christmas Latin Jazz experience at Holland Arts Council, 150 E. 8th St, Ste 200, Holland, 5pm
  • Tariq Gardner Trio at GRNoir 7:30pm and 8:45pm, call for reservations 616-791-1191

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 18

  • John Shea Trio at Noto’s 6:30-9:30pm
  • Diego and Wally at What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9pm
  • Oliver Mayman Trio at GRNoir 7:30pm and 8:45pm, call for reservations 616-791-1191

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 19

  • Edye & Mike Hyde live streaming on Facebook, 7-8pm
  • Dean Allrick, piano at the What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9pm
  • Robin Connell at the Old Goat, Eastern Ave, 5:30-8:30pm

MONDAY, DECEMBER 20

  • John Shea Trio at Republic, 7-10pm
  • Jazz Jam and the What Not Band, open mic at What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9pm
  • Robin Connell at the Old Goat, Eastern Ave, 5:30-8:30pm

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 21

  • Jazz Tuesdays at Moriarty’s Pub, Lansing, 7-10pm
  • Truth in Jazz Orchestra at Watermark, Muskegon, 7:30pm, $5 cover

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 22

  • Jim Beegle and Dan Giacobassi at the Book Nook and Java Shop, Montague, 7-9pm, $5 cover
  • John Shea Trio live streaming on Facebook, 7-9:30pm
  • Rodney Whitaker Quartet at GRNoir 7:30pm and 8:45pm, call for reservations 616-791-1191

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 23

  • Scheer Bliss at Euro Bistro, 6-9pm
  • JMM Jazz at Sandy Point Beach House, West Olive, 6-9pm

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 24 CHRISTMAS EVE

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 25 CHRISTMAS DAY

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 26

  • Edye & Mike live streaming on Facebook, 7-8pm
  • Dean Allrick, piano at the What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9pm

MONDAY, DECEMBER 27

  • John Shea Trio at the Republic, 7-10pm
  • Jazz Jam and the What Not Band, open mic at the What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9pm
  • Robin Connell at the Old Goat, Eastern Ave, 5:30-8:30pm

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 28

  • Jazz Tuesdays at Moriarty’s Pub, Lansing, 7-10pm

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 29

  • John Shea Trio live streaming on Facebook, 7-9:30pm
  • John Gist Quartet at GRNoir 7:30pm and 8:45pm, call for reservations 616-791-1191

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 30

  • Scheer Bliss at Euro Bistro, 6-9pm
  • Danny Richardson Trio at GRNoir 7:30pm and 8:45pm, call for reservations 616-791-1191

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 31

JANUARY JAZZ AROUND WEST MICHIGAN

SATURDAY, JAN 1 NEW YEAR’S DAY

SUNDAY, JAN 2

  • Jim Cooper at Harbor Light Brewery, South Haven, 4pm

MONDAY, JAN 3

  • John Shea Trio at Republic, 7-10pm
  • Jazz Jam and the What Not Band, open mic at the What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9pm
  • Robin Connell at the Old Goat, Eastern Ave, 5:30-8:30pm

TUESDAY, JAN 4

  • Jazz Tuesdays at Moriarty’s Pub, 802 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing, 7-10pm

WEDNESDAY, JAN 5

  • John Shea Trio live streaming on FB, 7-9:30pm

THURSDAY, JAN 6

  • Scheer Bliss at Euro Bistro, 6-9pm
  • The New Standard at Sandy Point Beach House, West Olive, 6-9pm
  • John Shea Trio live streaming on Facebook, 7-9:30pm

FRIDAY, JAN 7

  • John Shea Trio live streaming on FB, 7-9:30pm

SATURDAY, JAN 8

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

SUNDAY, JAN 9

  • Edye & Mike Hyde live streaming on Facebook, 7-8pm
  • Dean Allrick, piano at the What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9pm

MONDAY, JAN 10

  • John Shea Trio at Republic, 7-10pm
  • Jazz Jam and the What Not Band, open mic at the What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9pm
  • Robin Connell at the Old Goat, Eastern Ave, 5:30-8:30pm

TUESDAY, JAN 11

  • Jazz Tuesdays at Moriarty’s Pub, 802 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing, 7-10pm

WEDNESDAY, JAN 12

  • John Shea Trio live streaming on Facebook, 7-9:30pm

THURSDAY, JAN 13

  • Scheer Bliss at Euro Bistro, 6-9pm
  • In the Blue at Sandy Point Beach House, West Olive, 6-9pm
  • John Shea live streaming on Facebook, 7-9:30pm

FRIDAY, JAN 14

  • John Shea Trio live streaming on FB, 7-9:30pm
  • Robin Connell Trio with Ivan Akansiima at the Block, Muskegon, 7:30pm, For tickets $28-$40, Students $10, call 231-726-3231

SATURDAY, JAN 15

  • John Shea at Noto’s Old World Italian, 6:30-9:30pm
  • Dave Bennett Quartet with guest vocalist Mary Rademacher at Great Lakes Center for the Arts, Petoskey, tickets 231-439-2600, info@greatlakesfa.org

SUNDAY, JAN 16

  • Edye & Mike Hyde live streaming on Facebook, 7-8pm
  • Dean Allrick, piano at the What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9pm

MONDAY, JAN 17

  • West Michigan Jazz Society Jazz Gumbo with the Clifton Metcalf Trio at Casino Club, 3260 Salerno Dr. NE. Cost is $15.00 for WMJS members, $20.00 for non-members and $10.00 for 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 p.m.
  • John Shea Trio at Republic, 7-10pm
  • Jazz Jam and the What Not Band, open mic at the What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9pm
  • Robin Connell at the Old Goat, Eastern Ave, 5:30-8:30pm

TUESDAY, JAN 18

  • Jazz Tuesdays at Moriarty’s Pub, 802 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing, 7-10pm
  • Truth in Jazz Orchestra at Watermark, 920 Division, Muskegon, $5 cover, 7:30pm

WEDNESDAY, JAN 19

  • John Shea Trio live streaming on Facebook, 7-9:30pm

THURSDAY, JAN 20

  • Scheer Bliss at Euro Bistro, 6-9pm
  • The PHD’s Jazz Trio at Sandy Point Beach House, West Olive, 6-9pm

FRIDAY, JAN 21

  • John Shea Trio live streaming on FB, 7-9:30pm

SATURDAY, JAN 22

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

SUNDAY, JAN 23

  • Edye & Mike Hyde live streaming on Facebook, 7-8pm
  • Dean Allrick, piano at the What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9pm

MONDAY, JAN 24

  • John Shea Trio at Republic, 7-10pm
  • Jazz Jam and the What Not Band, open mic at the What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9pm
  • Robin Connell at the Old Goat, Eastern Ave, 5:30-8:30pm

TUESDAY, JAN 25

  • Jazz Tuesdays at Moriarty’s Pub, 802 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing, 7-10pm

WEDNESDAY, JAN 26

  • John Shea Trio live streaming on Facebook, 7-9:30pm

THURSDAY, JAN 27

  • Scheer Bliss at Euro Bistro, 6-9pm
  • JMM Jazz at Sandy Point Beach House, West Olive, 6-9pm
  • John Shea Trio live streaming on Facebook, 7-9:30pm

FRIDAY, JAN 28

  • John Shea live streaming on FB, 7-9:30pm

SATURDAY, JAN 29

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

SUNDAY, JAN 30

  • Edye & Mike Hyde live streaming on Facebook, 7-8pm
  • Dean Allrick, piano at the What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9pm

MONDAY, JAN 31

  • John Shea Trio at Republic, 7-10pm
  • Jazz Jam and the What Not Band, open mic at the What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9pm
  • Robin Connell at the Old Goat, Eastern Ave, 5:30-8:30pm