Newport Jazz Festival August 4-6 at Fort Adams State Park, Newport RI
Molly Ringwald in Provincetown & Ken Peplowski in Cotuit
TICKETS are selling very quickly so please buy now if you are plan on attending and we have a Free Bus to Provincetown
Jeff & Joel’s House Party has changed dates to October 13, 14 and 15, 2017. Folks suggested changing from Columbus Day Weekend and JJHP listened.
NO INCREASE IN TICKET PRICING. As in past JJHP weekends, single sessions will go on sale after July 1 and Friday night will be $40 per person with Saturday and Sunday sessions remaining $80 per person.
Please check out the Weekly Events for ongoing performances not listed here, and always call the venues for confirmation of date and time.
|2 Wed||12-1:30pm||The New New Orleans Jazz Band 1st Wednesday of the month at Burlington MA COA, 61 Center St. Burlington MA 781.270.1950. Phone 781-505 4953 for confirmation. www.facebook.com/NNOJB|
|2 Wed||6pm||12th Season of Summer Jazz with Bart Weisman at Provincetown Art Association and Museum at the Monument, 460 Commercial St. Provincetown, MA 02657 featuring Dane Vannatter (vocals) with the Cape Cod Jazz Quintet: Steve Ahern (trumpet & flute), Bruce Abbott (sax & flute), Fred Boyle (piano), Ron Ormsby (bass), and Bart Weisman (drums).|
|3 Thu||7-9:30pm||Blue Horizon Jazz Band at Primavera Ristorante, 20 Pleasant Street (off Route 109) in Millis, MA. 02054 (508) 376-2026 http://www.primav.com/ Cover: $10 cash at the door. Primavera SCHEDULE|
|4-6||—||Newport Jazz Festival, Fort Adams State Park, Newport RI
|4 Fri||8pm||Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue and Rhianna Giddens at Tennis International Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino, Newport RI. All tickets go on sale Wednesday February 1 at 10:00 am EST. This is a reserved seating event and tickets sell out quickly. There is an eight ticket limit per household.
Also, don’t miss the Pre-Concert Cocktail Party on the Horseshoe Piazza. The party starts at 6:30 pm and includes open bar, music and hors d’oeuvres. Tickets are limited and exclusively for concertgoers. This is a separately ticketed event, and will also go on sale on Wednesday February 1 at 10:00 am EST. Party attendees must purchase a separate ticket to the Festival concert. more event details visit our website.
|5 & 6||—||Roaring Twenties Lawn Party at Castle Hill on the Crane Estate,290 Argilla Road, Ipswich, MA, 01938 Presented by Boston Swing Central. A true celebration of vintage culture! Attracting thousands of guests in Gatsby-esque apparel, this retro picnic features live music and dancing, performances, lawn games, a Vintage Faire and more. Ticketing Questions email@example.com 978-356-4351 x4015.
General Questions firstname.lastname@example.org 978-884-7690 https://roaringtwentieslawnparty.org/
|6 Sun||3-4:30pm||Wolverine Jazz Band at Lakeside Memorial Park Beach, Dedham St. Sharon, MA 781-828-7216 email: email@example.com|
|6 Sun||5-7pm||Black Sheep Dixieland Band concert at Winchester Park, Ashburnham, MA. Bring the kids and lawn chairs.|
|6 Sun||7-9pm||Tom Nutile Big Band at Norwood Summer Concert Series held every Sunday in August at the Town Common, Washington Street, Norwood MA 7-9pm (free admission)|
|6 Sun||6:15-8:15pm||Ludwig and Auntie Hilda AKA Lou and Jan Borelli play a German Augtoberfest (Oktoberfest in August) at the Paxton MA Bandstand. German singing, dancing, yodeling and activities for all ages. Bring the kids and lawn chairs.|
|10 Thu||7-9:30pm||Eli and The Hot Six at Primavera Ristorante, 20 Pleasant Street (off Route 109) in Millis, MA. 02054 (508) 376-2026 http://www.primav.com/ Cover: $10 cash at the door. Primavera SCHEDULE (usually 3rd Thursday)|
|10 & 14||7pm||13th Annual PROVINCETOWN JAZZ FESTIVAL
Thursday, August 10 at Crown & Anchor, Provincetown
Monday, August 14 at Cotuit Center for the Arts, Cotuit MA
– Thursday, August 10, 7:00pm: The Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. Provincetown: Molly Ringwald (vocals), Takumi Kakimoto (piano), Ron Ormsby (bass), and Bart Weisman (drums). Free BUS to Provincetown! Thanks to Plymouth & Brockton, we have a “free” bus leaving Hyannis Exit 6 commuter parking lot at 4:00pm for the Thursday, August 10 concert at The Crown & Anchor in Provincetown. This bus will also stop at Exit 10 commuter parking lot.
The Big Four All Stars – Paul Midiri trombone and vibes, Joe Midiri soprano sax and clarinet, Jeff Barnhart stride piano, Steve Taddeo drums, with Caroline Griep vocals, at Bemis Hall, 15 Bedford Road, Lincoln, MA FREE!
Wolverine Jazz Band at Stark Park Summer Concert Series, River Rd, Manchester, NH 03104 (860) 461-2329
Dixie Diehards Dixieland Jazz Band at Summer Concert – New Orleans Jazz, Beech Tree State Park, Sharon MA
|13 Sun||7-9pm||SOS Big Band at Norwood Summer Concert Series at the Town Common, Washington Street, Norwood MA 7-9pm (free admission)|
|13-18||—||Jazz Camp Crowne Plaza Hotel, Warwick RI http://jazzcamp.com/|
|14 Mon||7-9pm||The New New Orleans Jazz Band on 2nd and 4th Mondays except holidays 7-9pm at the Burlington C.O.A., 61 Center St. Burlington MA 781.270.1950. Phone 781-505 4953 for confirmation. www.facebook.com/NNOJB|
|14 Mon||7:30pm||13th Annual Provincetown Jazz Festival — Ken Peplowski and Atla & Matt DeChamplain make their Provincetown Jazz Festival debuts at the Cotuit Center for the Arts. 4404 Route 28, Cotuit, Cape Cod, MA. Atla DeChamplain (vocals) and Matt DeChamplain (piano) will open the concert and they have a love for jazz which brought them together. Accompanied by Ron Ormsby on bass and Bart Weisman on drums.
Ken Peplowski “is arguably the greatest living jazz clarinetist” says Russell Davies, BBC2. He has recorded approximately 50 CDs as a soloist, and close to 400 as a sideman and some of the many artists he has performed/recorded with include Mel Torme, Rosemary Clooney, Peggy Lee, Woody Allen, Benny Goodman, and Madonna. He will be accompanied by Matt DeChamplain on piano, Ron Ormsby on bass, and Bart Weisman on drums.
|16 Wed||12-1:30pm||The New New Orleans Jazz Band 3rd Wednesdays at The Commons, 1 Harvest Circle, Lincoln, MA 01773
Phone: (781) 430-6000
In the Berkshires, clarinetist Paul Green, co-director of “A Summer Celebration of Jewish Music,” joins together with community leader Shirley Edgerton’s Youth Alive dancers for a performance that merges traditional Jewish music with hip-hop. NAACP Berkshire Chapter President Dennis Powell introduces the collaborative performance, which includes a drum corps of young boys from Pittsfield, vocalist Wanda Houston, students from Congregation Knesset Israel, and Dr. Eli Newberger — a local pediatrician and tuba virtuoso. Following the event, a reception will be held for all community groups at one of MASS MoCA’s outdoor performance spaces.
Tickets to all performances held in the galleries are free with gallery admission. Gallery admission is $18 for adults, $16 for veterans and seniors, $12 for students, $8 for children 6 to 16, and free for children 5 and under. Members are admitted free year-round.
|18 Fri||6-8pm||Heartbeat Dixieland Jazz Band at McCook Point Park, Niantic CT. We look forward to a beautiful outdoor concert on the water. Bring your comfy chairs or blankets and some snacks…and enjoy! In the event of inclement weather, the Town of East Lyme will notify them by 2:00pm that day.|
|19 Sat||8pm||Chris Botti trumpet at The Melody Tent, 21 West Main St. Hyannis MA 508-775-5630 Doors open at 7pm.-$105.50 / $66.50 / $43.50|
|24 Thu||7-9:30pm||Thursday Jazz at Primavera Ristorante, 20 Pleasant Street (off Route 109) in Millis, MA. 02054 (508) 376-2026 http://www.primav.com/ Cover: $10 cash at the door. Primavera SCHEDULE|
|24 Thu||7-9pm||Lou Borelli Big Band plays at Carter Park, route 12 in downtown Leominster, MA, Bring the kids and lawn chairs.|
|26-27||Wolverine Jazz Band, Isles of Shoals Steamship Company, 315 Market Street in Portsmouth NH. 5th Annual Gatsby on the Isles, a 1920s bash on the high seas, featuring live music by the Wolverine Jazz Band, lawn games, and a picnic on the Isles of Shoals. Join us for just the day or spend the night on the island for an evening of dancing at the historic hotel. Proceeds benefit the nonprofit Star Island Corporation. It’s a summer jaunt guaranteed to be the bee’s knees. For overnight registration, click here. Our party will gather at 10am on Saturday, August 26 at 315 Market Street in Portsmouth (the Isles of Shoals Steamship Company). Overnight guests will depart for the mainland on Sunday August 27 at 3pm and arriving at 4:45 pm. All ages are welcome. http://oldasadam.com/gatsby-on-the-isles/|
|28 Sun||2-4pm||Compaq Big Band at Stark Park Summer Concert Series, Stark Park, River Rd, Manchester, NH 03104 (860) 461-2329 The Compaq Big Band showcases the power of 15 horns, a cookin’ rhythm section, a great feature vocalist, and terrific instrumental soloists for a diverse range of clients and events across the Greater Boston, Greater Worcester, Rhode Island, and Southern New Hampshire regions.|
|20 Sun||7-9pm||Oberlaendler Hofbrau Band at Norwood Summer Concert Series at the Town Common, Washington Street, Norwood MA 7-9pm (free admission)|
|27 Sun||7-9pm||Suburbanaires at final Norwood Summer Concert Series held in July and August at the Town Common, Washington Street, Norwood MA 7-9pm (free admission)|
|30 Weds||6-8pm||Heartbeat Dixieland Jazz Band – Music on the Green (Southington) They will be playing on the green in Southington CT. Bring your comfy chairs or blankets and some snacks…and enjoy! Note: In the event of inclement weather, the concert will be held the next night.|
|31 Thu||7-9:30pm||Thursday Jazz at Primavera Ristorante, 20 Pleasant Street (off Route 109) in Millis, MA. 02054 (508) 376-2026 http://www.primav.com/ Cover: $10 cash at the door. Primavera SCHEDULE|
|31-Sep 3rd||—||20th Annual Rhythm and Roots Music and Dance Festival, 4890A Old Post Rd, Charlestown, RI 02813 Phone: (888) 855-6940. Every Labor Day Weekend at Ninigret Park. Hottest Festival of Roots Music & Dance in New England USA. Artist Line Up. Tickets · Contact Us · FAQ Best Festival for Music, Dancing and Camping. Three bands from Acadiana are making the trek north just for the event. Featuring artist from Louisiana: Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys, Roddie Romero and the Hub City All Stars, Corey Ledet and His Zydeco Band, Plus a local favorite: The Hot Tamale Brass Band http://www.rhythmandroots.com/|