Tuesday, June 21, 2016

--- Music - Summer-Thursday - Friday - 2016 - Farmington and F. Hills - 2016 ---





  Summer Music Series - 2016

Farmington Hills Summer Concerts Heritage Park 2016 –
Heritage Park in Farmington Hills
will be hosting free concerts on Thursdays 
In the case of inclement weather,
most concerts will be relocated to the Costick Center at 28600 W. 11 Mile Rd.


Farmington Summer Concerts Riley Park


Farmington Summer Concerts Riley Park – Farmington, Michigan
free summer concerts on Friday nights in 2016 from 7p-8:30p

beginning June 10
at the Walter E. Sundquist Pavilion
part of the Rhythmz in Riley Park concert series.


Chairs and blankets are recommended.


Farmington Hills Summer Concerts Heritage Park 2016 Schedule Farmington Summer Concerts in Riley Park 2016






Friday, June 10, 2016 at 7p – The Paisley Fogg



Friday, June 17, 2016 at 7p – Scott Martin Band


    Thursday, June 23, 2016 at 7p –
    Teddy Petty and The Refugees
Friday, June 24, 2016 at 7p – Crazy Chestur


    Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 7p –
    Altas Jazz with Anna Givens
Friday, July 1, 2016 at 7p – Close Enough


    Thursday, July 7, 2016 at 7p –
    Farmington Community Concert Band
Friday, July 8, 2016 at 7p – Brother Crowe


    Thursday, July 14, 2016 at 7p –
    High School Night


    Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 7p –
    Indian Musical Extravaganza
Friday, July 22, 2016 at 7p – Secrets


    Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 7p –
    Farmington Community Big Band
Friday, July 29, 2016 at 7p –
Billy Mack and the Juke Joint Johnnies
    Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 7p –
    Farmington Community Chorus
Friday, August 5, 2016 at 7p – The Luddites


    Thursday, August 11, 2016 at 7p –
    Annabelle Road
Friday, August 12, 2016 at 7p – Surf Zup


    Thursday, August 18, 2016 at 7p –
    The Brian Alexander Band
Friday, August 19, 2016 at 7p – The Delta Twins



Friday, August 26, 2016 at 7p – Allie Louise


Monday, June 20, 2016

--- Day Of Music -- Tuesday - 2016 - 06 - 21 ---







Make Music Detroit 2016


Make Music Detroit, World is Listening
On June 21st, 2016 , Detroit will, for the first time, join cities in 120 countries for Make Music Day, the “world’s largest global music event.
Scheduled on the longest day of the year, the inaugural Make Music Detroit will take
place at multiple venues and will feature over 70 musical performances .
All participating venues will be free of admission and open to all ages.
Completely different from a typical music festival, Make Music Detroit is open to
anyone who wants to perform , learn , or teach music .
Make Music Detroit has coordinated more than a dozen sites around the city to serve as venues for the performers.
Most sites are dispersed within three walkable clusters situated within the
Cultural Center , Downtown and North End neighborhood.
Attendees are going to be able to visit
Detroit Institute of Arts,
Assemble Sound,
The Carr Center at Harmonie Park,
Urban Bean Co.,
Northern Lights Lounge,
Cass Cafe,
Third Man Records,
Jazz Cafe at Music Hall
sites along the Oakland Avenue Artist Corridor
to enjoy and experience every kind of musician young and old, amateur and professional,
of every musical persuasion
(from jazz to folk to experimental to soul to electronic).
Performances start at Noon and end at Midnight.
For complete schedule and venue detail, please visit the official
website at www.makemusicdetroit.org .
Make Music Detroit will showcase the eclectic and vibrant styles of the city through performances by some of its venerable music icons and rising artists.
These performances include:
Liz Larin, winner of more than 20 Detroit Music Awards;
renowned youth and student choral ensemble T he Mosaic Singers;
Jazz Foundation of America’s R J Spangler Quintet
featuring sax legend Larry Smith & vocalist Nikki Pearse ;
PhilHarmonic Sextet featuring Detroit’s Queen of the Blues Thornetta Davis;
current C JAM & former W DET radio host/DJ Judy Adams ;
Metro Times 2016 Reader’s Choice Best Electronic Artist recipient K evin Reynolds;
platinum credited hip hop artist/producer Nick Speed;
multiinstrumentalist & folk sensation Jennie Knaggs of Lac La Belle;
Skeeto Valdez, Paul Randolph & John Douglas ’ The Mighty Funhouse ;
soul/funk legend Amp Fiddler ;
11 year old singer songwriter Sophia Avocado .
Make Music Detroit advocates the access to music education and performance space
to citizens of all ages and skill levels.
More than a festival, Make Music Detroit is an ongoing “movement” to highlight the vital role music and music education plays in promoting better social, academic and spiritual engagement. Furthermore, Make Music
Detroit s trives to recognize the indispensable work of local music institutions in youth development. Parents can take their children to any of the free music workshops available throughout the music making celebration.
Originated from France in 1982 a s Fête De La Musique in which the Ministry of Culture “imagined a day where free, live music would be everywhere,”
Make Music Day i s now celebrated annually on the summer solstice in o er 700 cities
worldwide , including 37 cities across the U.S.
Let’s make Detroit’s first year an ode to joy!

media.makemusicdetroit@gmail.com
general inquiry: detroit@makemusicday.org
founder/director: larry king popsking56@gmail.com
artistic director: ulysses newkirk II ulysses@reddoordigital.com
producer: mike woo milieu313@gmail.com



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Saturday, June 4, 2016

Music - Detroit-MI - Downtown - 2016 - June -


Detroit – Summer – 2016 – DownTown Parks - June -


          - DATE - ///          /// - Location -   /// - Event / Band / … ////

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   -        JUNE -
Mn -   06 - 12:00 PM -         CAMPUS MARTIUS  -       NEW WORLD SOUL
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 Tu -  07  - 11:00 AM -         CAMPUS MARTIUS  -       PRINCE BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
                 -   6 - 8 PM.      -  PARADISE VALLEY -       Ken Kozora, Project
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  Wd -  08 - 12:00 PM -        CAMPUS MARTIUS -        THE FLUTTER & WOW
The Flutter and Wow band is known for their captivating stage presence as they merge vocal harmonies, infectious rhythms, and strings into their unique brand of Rustbelt Americana.
The band lead by Tasha Lord
Detroit Music Award Nominees 2012-2016
          Best Folk Band,
          Best Acoustic Band,
          Best Folk Recording-Outstanding Americana Vocalist.
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   Th -     09 - 12:00 PM -       CAMPUS MARTIUS           iHeartMedia
5:30 PM -                  CAMPUS MARTIUS -        Mix & Mingle –x- Channel 955-
PARK BEACH
socialize and relax with iHeartMedia’s Boji at a weekly Downtown happy hour featuring delicious food and drink specialties each Thursday.
                  - 06 - 8 PM.      -             PARADISE VALLEY -          Dave Hamilton Band
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     Fr -  10 - 12:00 PM            CAMPUS MARTIUS  -       MADELYN GRANT
Madelyn Grant is a young soul and R&B singer
Her vocals are on the Grammy nominated remix of ODESZA's "Say My Name"
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Mn -    13  - 12:00 PM            CAMPUS MARTIUS  -       PEACEFUL WARRIORS PROJECT
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 Tu -     14  - 12:00 PM           CAMPUS MARTIUS  -       THE TED NAGY TRIO
                    -  6 - 8 P.M.    -    PARADISE VALLEY -        Obed Succori, Trio
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  Wd -  15  - 12:00 PM      -     CAMPUS MARTIUS  -       BILLY BRANDT
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   Th -   16  -   5:30 PM -         CAMPUS MARTIUS -        Mix & Mingle –x- Channel 955-
     PARK BEACH
socialize and relax with iHeartMedia’s Boji at a weekly Downtown happy hour featuring delicious food and drink specialties each Thursday.
                      - 6 - 8 PM.    -   PARADISE VALLEY -    Maestro Pastor Steve Thompson And Friends
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    Fr -  17  -  12:00 PM      -              CAMPUS MARTIUS -        DETROIT'S PUBLIC SECRET
          5:30 PM    -               CAMPUS MARTIUS -        MOLLYWOP!
 -   @ THE BEACH  -          Detroit-based band that plays original and classic reggae music.
Smooth vocal harmonies and hard-hitting musicians bring the party …
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Mn -  20  - 12:00 PM -                     CAMPUS MARTIUS           TRUE LOVE BAND
The True Love Band is a Professional Family Band specializing in jazz, funk and R and B.
They are active in performing for various communities throughout Detroit
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 Tu -  21 - 12:00 PM -                      CAMPUS MARTIUS -        MISTY LOVE
                -  6 - 8 P.M.        -             PARADISE VALLEY -          Mark Stone, Group
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  Wd -  22 - 12:00 PM -                    CAMPUS MARTIUS -        NIKKI HOLLAND AND THE DIRTY ELIZABETHS
"Americana music right from Detroit, MI.
Nikki Holland & The Dirty Elizabeths deliver a full-flavored singer songwriter experience with a blend of folk rock music, sides of country and blues, and pop for a smooth finish.
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   Th -   23  -   5:30 PM -                  CAMPUS MARTIUS -        Mix & Mingle –x- Channel 955-PARK BEACH
socialize and relax with iHeartMedia’s Boji at a weekly Downtown happy hour featuring delicious food and drink specialties each Thursday.
                      - 6 - 8 PM.    -             PARADISE VALLEY -          Big Will 360
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    Fr - 24  - 11:00 AM – 2 PM       CADILLAC SQUARE -        FARMERS' MARKET
Shop a great selection of fresh produce and cottage foods from an array of local growers.
12:00 PM                CAMPUS MARTIUS  -       ANNABELLE ROAD


9:00 PM -                CAMPUS MARTIUS  -       CLARE DUNN
MCA Nashville singer/songwriter Clare Dunn is a dynamic new artist on the country music scene garnering praise for her sultry vocals and sizzling guitar work.
On tour with superstars including
Bob Seger,
Keith Urban
Miranda Lambert
Critics call her “magnetic on stage.”
Clare plays lead guitar on all of her material including her current single, “Tuxedo,” off her self-titled EP. The Colorado native was named “One to Watch” by
USA Today,
Billboard,
Rolling Stone
Boston Globe,
and recently joined Miranda Lambert on the Roadside Bars & Pink Guitars Tour
and Chris Young on the I’m Comin’ Over Tour.
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Mn -        27  - 12:00 PM -               CAMPUS MARTIUS  -       DUANE HARLICK
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 Tu -        28  - 12:00 PM -               CAMPUS MARTIUS  -       OFF THE LEDGE
“Good times call for great music.” Off The Ledge is a band that impeccably combines elements of blues, funk, rock, jazz, and folk into their songs for your listening pleasure.
                -  6 - 8 P.M.        -             PARADISE VALLEY -          Steve Grady, Kasan Belgrave,                                                                                                                      Jazz Off Band
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  Wd -    29  -  12:00 PM -               CAMPUS MARTIUS  -       ALAN TURNER
Nashville recording artist, Alan Turner and the Steel Horse Band are well known for their high energy rocking country entertainment!
They have been nominated for 18 Detroit Music Awards and were a national nominee for the 2015 Inspirational Country Music Award, "New Artist of the Year"!
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   Th -   30  -   5:30 PM -                   CAMPUS MARTIUS -        Mix & Mingle –x- Channel 955-             PARK BEACH
socialize and relax with iHeartMedia’s Boji at a weekly Downtown happy hour featuring delicious food and drink specialties each Thursday.
                      - 6 - 8 PM.    -             PARADISE VALLEY -          "Our Songs...Our Stories"
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PARADISE VALLEY'S BEATRICE BUCK PARK

BLACK MUSIC MONTH

TUESDAYS  - 6 - 8 P.M.
Every Tuesday during the month of June, the theme is "Black Music Month".
Schedule
 June 7 - Ken Kozora, Project
 June 14 - Obed Succori, Trio
 June 21 - Mark Stone, Group
 June 28 - Steve Grady, Kasan Belgrave, The Jazz Off Band
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ORIGINAL JAZZ TO ORIGINAL WORLD FUSION
THURSDAYS, 6 - 8 P.M.

Every Thursday during the month of June, the theme is "Original Jazz To Original World Fusion".
Schedule
   June 9 - Dave Hamilton Band
   June 16 - Maestro Pastor Steve Thompson And Friends
   June 23 - Big Will 360
   June 30 - "Our Songs...Our Stories"

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Mn – Fr -  11 A.M. - 2 P.M. -           CADILLAC SQUARE -        DOWNTOWN STREET EATS
Downtown Street Eats boasts a revolving choice of great lunchtime food choices from your favorite food trucks and a variety of local restaurants and start-ups.
Buffy's Mexi-Casian • 
Cheese Street LLC •
Living Food To Go •  
Detroit Shrimp and Fish •
Union Street Detroit

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- end June - 
-        JULY - to follow

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Sunday, May 29, 2016

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Saturday, April 9, 2016

- Music - Jazz - Detroit area - April - 2016 -

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 - Jazz - Swing - Music - Dance - 

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- Big Band Night -
  Gary Greenfleder and his Orchestra
  Thursday April 7 2016

  • Thursday, April 7, 2016

     to 


  •      Club 54

    37722 Van Dyke Avenue, Sterling HeightsMI (map)
  •  Gary Greenfelder has a great Big Band and he plays music that is also very danceable.
    It is quite a show and worth every penny. 
    The venue is large - have a dinner or a light snack and wine or ...
    Reasonable priced and the Polish dinners are very tasty . 
    Served from 6 pm to 10 pm.  
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    4-8, Friday,
     - 7:30 p.m. 

    Bloomfield Township Library

  • vocalist Cheryl Martin 
    Scott Gwinnell on keys,
     

  • Pat Prouty on bass
    Djallo Djakarte on drums
    at the .

     corner of Telegraph and Lone Pine Road, Bloomfield.
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    4-18, Monday, 7:30 p.m., 

    • The Schoolcraft College Jazz Studies Program – 

      Jazz Ensemble, Vocal Jazz Ensemble and Jazz ImprovisationCombo presents:
      Up Jumped Spring 2016 Concert
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      Schoolcraft Jazz Studies Program - under the direction of Dr. Riccardo Selva 

      Synthesizer Ensemble - under the direction of Dr. Barton Polot 
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      The eclectic repertoire programmed by the ensembles will unfold into a lively and creative concert that promises to usher in the freshness of Spring. Schoolcraft College, Livonia Campus, VistaTech Center, DiPonio Room.
      Admission is free.
      Donations gratefully accepted at the door
      used to fund student scholarships and the Jazz Program.
      Dr. Riccardo Selva, 847-721-7299,
       rselva@schoolcraft.edu
    Greater Detroit Jazz Society, Inc.


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    4-5, Tuesday,    8-11PM
    New Way Bar,
    23130 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220.
    No cover charge.
    Guest band starts out with a full set of jazz, then open to sit-ins.
    23130 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220 from 8-11PM. No cover charge.
    •  4-5 – Nuevo Jazz Detroit, Latin Jazz
    •  4-12 – Nighthawk’s Jazz Orchestra, Dectet led by Josh James
    •  4-19 – Paul Carey Organ Trio
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    4-6, Wednesday, 
    Dirty Dog Jazz Café.
    97 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236,
    (313) 882-5299. 
    Live entertainment every Tuesday through Saturday, reservations are recommended.
    See web site for cover charge information and show times.
    www.dirtydogjazz.com. 
    Usually no cover charge for Wednesday and Thursday jazz shows!
    Please visit their web site for more details about the artists and pricing.
    •  4-6 through 4-9 – Rayse Biggs on trumpet
    •  4-13 through 4-16 – Ernie Krivda on sax
    •  4-20 through 4-23 – Marcus Elliot on sax
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    4-6, Wednesday (first of each month),                 
    Grand Hotel 
    2651 W. Jefferson Avenue, Trenton, MI 48183, 
    Ron Kischuk’s Tartarsauce Traditional Jazz Band at the
    (TV's Grand Event) in Trenton.
    The Tartarsauce Traditional Jazz Band will feature
    Ron on trombone,
    Johnny Trudell on trumpet
    with an all-star band.
    TV’s Grand Event, food is reasonably priced and excellent
    (the hotel has the former Opus One chef).reservations recommended.
    $5 cover, food and drink specials. 
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    4-6, Wednesday,   6-8 p.m. 
    Hotel Baronette
    27790 Novi Road, Novi. Tel:
    248-349-7800.
    Sheila Landis and Rick Matle entertain in the lobby
    (right next to the Toasted Oak Grille)  
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    4-6, Wednesday (every),  9:30-12:30 p.m.
    Black Lotus Brewing Company,
    1 E. 14 Mile Rd., Clawson, 48017.
    www.blacklotusbrewery.com,
    The Lotus Jam,  hosted by James Hughes and Jimmy Smith.
    Different rhythm sections weekly, jam session after the 1st set, 
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    4-6, every Wednesday,    8-11 p.m.,
    Sodbuster 
    Haymarket Square,
    5758 N. Main Street in Sylvania, Ohio,
    419-517-1045,
    www.chefsofdixieland.com or www.sodbusterbar.com
    Ragtime Rick and the Chefs of Dixieland
     features a full menu of appetizers, salads, and sandwiches,
    including Ragtime Rick's Original Red Light Chili, 
    Complete bar service is available, with an ample selection of draft beers.
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    4-7, Thursday, each Thursday:
    O’Malley’s Bar and Grill,
    15231 Farmington, - 5 Mile x Farmington)
    Livonia,
    734-427-7775,
    http://omalleyslivonia.com.
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    4-7, Thursday,   begins at 8:30 p.m
    Burt’s
    2738 Russell in the Detroit Eastern Market.
    Award-winning and longest-running jam session in Detroit, going on 14 years.
    Pianist and leader Bill Meyer,
    Ralphe Armstrong on bass and
    Gayelynn McKinney on drums.

    No cover for the best live jam in Detroit!
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    4-7, Thursday (except the second) –  7-9:30 p.m
    Nikola's
    Telegraph just north of 10 Mile Rd., west side of the street
    former Stan Kenton drummer Jerry McKenzie’s Just Jazz
    Ray Tini on bass
    special guests each week
    Second Thursday: Don Swindell Band
    •  4-7 – April Tini on vocals with her husband Dennis on Piano.
    •  4-14 – Don Swindell Band
    •  4-21 – Lori Lefevre on vocals
    •  4-28 – Meri Slaven on vocals
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    4-7, First Thursday of each month,    7:30-10:30 p.m.,
    Sports Channel Bar, 
    25419 Jefferson Avenue,
         north of 10 Mile Rd.,
         next to Harbor Lanes,
    St. Clair Shores.
    586-771-2333
    Gabby Rosolino on flugelhorn and vocals,
    Jerry Neeley on keyboard/vocals,
    Tom Ploeger on sax,
    Dennis DeCello on drums,
    Ron Rosolino on bass and vocals
    Good selection of food and drinks at affordable prices,
    nice room with lots of tables.
    Sit-ins welcome!
     If the lot is full, there is parking available across the street.
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    4-7, 4-21, Thursday, 1st and 3rd,      7-10 p.m.
     Club 54 
            Van Dyke Road just north of 16 Mile Road on the east side of the street
         in the Sterling Plaza)!
    586-795-0054.
    Gary Greenfelder Orchestra (GGO) 
    guest vocalist Ashley Lorano,
    regular vocalist Jennifer Jones.
    Gary suggests making reservations.
    $5 cover,   ((for a 19-piece band! ))
     ---
    4-7, Thursday,    8 p.m.,
    Whiskey Six
    646 St. Clair Avenue,
    Grosse Pointe, 48230.
    RJ Spangler Plus James O’Donnell
    The band will include
    pianist Michael Zaporski,
    bassist Jeff Cuny

    playing Ellington, Waller, Armstrong and others ...
     ---
    4-7, every Thursday,  7-10pm
    Rush St. Nightclub,
    314 S. Main St.
    downtown Ann Arbor
     new gig for Los Gatos!
    drummer Pete Siers,
    Muy Caliente!
    Rushannarbor.com  Losgatosmusic.com
     ---
    4-7, Thursday,   8-11 p.m.,
    Jenuwine Cigar Factory Outlets.
    44791 Schoenherr Rd.,
    Sterling Heights,
    586-997-1731. 
    www.ramomusic.com
    Michele Ramo on 8-string guitar. 
    ---
    4-7, every Thursday,   , 7-10 p.m
    La Dolce Vita,
    17546 Woodward Avenue,
    Detroit,
    313-865-0331. 
    www.ldvrestaurant.net 
    Fred Scott on solo piano and vocals.
    Tucked away in the Palmer Park District, La Dolce Vita presents innovative Italian cuisine.
    ---
    4-7, every Thursday,   5:30-8:30 p.m
    Detroit Seafood Market
    1435 Randolph St.,
    Detroit.
    313-962-4180, http://www.thedetroitseafoodmarket.com
    Dan David Trio
     ---
    4-8, Friday,   7-8:30 p.m.
    All-Seasons Retirement Village,
    175 Nawakwa Rd., Rochester Hills,
    248-841-4478,
    Vocalist Meri Slaven,
    pianist Duncan McMillan
    Jeff Pedraz on bass
    concert open to the public,
     ---
    4-8, Friday,    7:30 p.m.
    Bloomfield Township Library. 
    Telegraph –x- Lone Pine Road,
    Bloomfield.
    vocalist Cheryl Martin
    Scott Gwinnell on keys,
    Pat Prouty on bass and
    Djallo Djakarte on drums
     ---
    4-8, Friday,    7 p.m
    Detroit Yacht Club.
    DYC Grand Ballroom.

    Dance
    Rhythm Society Orchestra
    vocalist Paul King
    Swing & ballroom dancing from 8:15 to Midnight with.
    Also performing -  Andrews Sisters-like group The Satin Dolls.
    ---
    4-8,  Friday,   7-10 p.m. every week
    Joe’s Top Dog Restaurant and Bar,
    13342 Michigan Avenue,
    Dearborn, 48126 (1 block East of Scheafer).
    313-846-0888.
    Rich Michaels Trio
    Rich on drums,
    Ray Tini on bass
    Chuck Shermetaro,
    featuring special guests every week,
     . 
    Parking in back, -  great food!
    www.RichMichaelsTrio.com
    •  4-8 – Tommy Good on vocals
    •  4-15 – Sarah D’Angelo on vocals
    •  4-22 – Dave Tatrow on trumpet
    •  4-29 – Ursula Walker vocals,
                     Buddy Budson on the keys
    --- 
    4-8 and 4-9,  Friday and Saturday,    7-10:30 p.m.,
    Onyx,
    208 W. Fifth Street,
    Royal Oak
    Modern Steakhouse & Whiskey Bar,
    Jazz Series
    trumpeter Jimmy Smith, ,
    no cover,
     http://dev.onyxroyaloak.com/news-events/ www.jimmysmithmusic.net
    --- 
    4-8, every Friday,   7-10:30 p.m.,
    Prime 29 Steakhouse,
    6545 Orchard Lake Rd. 
    West Bloomfield,
    248- 737-7463.
    pianist Pat Cronley
    vocalist Joanne Roach 
     ---
    4-8 and 4-9, Friday and Saturday,   6-9 p.m.,
    Little Daddy’s,
    19333 Victory Parkway,
    Livonia.
    734-744-5555.
    Fred Scott on piano and vocals   
    ---
    4-9, Saturday,
    Center Campus of Macomb Community College
    I-94 – x - Hall and Garfield Roads
    586-286-2222.
    Macomb Center for the Performing Arts presents
    An Evening with Branford Marsalis. with his jazz ensemble.
    $40/$20 student,
    www.MacombCenter.com

    •  --- 
      4-9, Saturday,    8 p.m.,
      Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts
      350 Madison Avenue,
      Detroit, MI 48226, 
      313-887-8501, www.musichall.org. , www.ticketmaster.com
      The Stanley Clarke Band,
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    • 4-9, Saturday, 7-10 p.m.
      Osteria 222 (formerly Bistro 222)
      22266 Michigan Ave., Dearborn, 
      313-792-7500,
      vocalist Meri Slaven,
      pianist Kevin Grenier, 
    ---
    4-10, every Sunday,    12 noon to 2 p.m
    Beans and Cornbread Bistro,
    29508 Northwestern Hwy
    Southfield,
    vocalist Sheila Landis
    7-string guitarist Rick Matle
    jazz, blues and R&B
    Sunday, Brunch
    buffet from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    Reservations suggested.
    248-208-1680.
    www.beanscornbread.com.
     ---
    4-10, Sunday, (every)
    Perrysburg Holiday Inn (exit 193 off 75 south)
    Gene Parker  with a trio
    special guest artist every week.
    Brunch, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
     ---
    4-10, Sunday (every),   10 a.m. brunch
    Gandy Dancer,
    401 Depot Street
    Ann Arbor.
    734-769-0592,
    Trumpeter Ingrid Racine Quartet
    Call to make sure
     ---
    4-10, Sunday,    5-8 p.m. 
    Zal Gaz Grotto.
    2070 Stadium Boulevard    
    , between Liberty - Pauline
    Ann Arbor  
    - x- Ann Arbor west side Post Office 

    Phil Ogilvie’s Rhythm Kings,
    $10, $7 for seniors and students 
    PORK - 10-piece band—
    Jim Dapogny and Chris Smith—
    music from the 1920s and 1930s.
    A swing dancers paradise!
    light menu, bar, free parking, dance floor,
    ---
    4-109, Every Sunday,    6-9 p.m. 
    Jazz Café at Music Hall
    NEW JAM SESSION FEATURING SCOTT GWINNELL AND FRIENDS! 
    Open to all and FREE! 
     ---
    4-11, Monday,   7-10 p.m
    Zal Gaz Grotto,
    2070 W. Stadium Boulevard
    Ann Arbor

    Paul Keller Orchestra
    $10  -  helps pay 15 musicians,
    food and drinks, reasonably priced..
     ---
  • 4-10, Sunday,    from 4 to 6 PM
    First Presbyterian Church of Farmington
    26165 Farmington,
    NW corner of 11Mile –x-  Farmington Roads
    Farmington Hills
    Reed-Works Saxophone Quartet
    full range of jazz, classical, and novelty music on saxophones, clarinets, and flutes.
    Mike Letovsky, Paul McCaffrey, Greg Koltyk, Patti Kilgore
    Suggested donations of $15 / person or $25 /  
     ---
    4-10, Sunday,    1-5 p.m.
    P.L.A.V. Post #6
    9545 McDougall ,   
    x Joseph Campau - Eveline),
    Hamtramck  
    313-874-5322.

    Attic Dwellers Acoustic Jam,
    Free and open to all levels of acoustic players and listeners.
    atticdwellersdetroit@gmail.com
    ---
    4-12, Tuesday,    7-10 p.m..
    Plymouth-Ann Arbor Elks Lodge 
    Blues @ The Elks featuring the fabulous Millionaires,
    41700 Ann Arbor Rd.,
    Plymouth, Mi. 48170 (1/2 mile W. of I-275)
    734-453-1780  www.millionairesplay.com
    The Millionaires.  10 piece group
    Swing, Jump Blues, Rhythm & Blues and Latin Jazz. 
    Mark Berger, Baritone Sax;
    Bob Connor, String Bass;
    Davey Lazar, Trombone;
    Mark LoDuca, Piano and Organ;
    Dave Marcaccio, Drums;
    John Slitti, Congas and Bongos;
    Steve Wood, Tenor Sax and Clarinet; ( ? )
    Andy Wickstrom, Trumpet;
    Camille Price and Dan Devins on Vocals
    .
    $5 donation. 
    ---
    4-14, 4-28, 2nd and 4th Thursday.      7-10 p.m.
    MAY BE ON HOLD FOR RED WINGS PLAYOFFS!
    Marge’s Bar and Grill,
    15300 Mack Avenue   - x Beaconsfield,
    Grosse Pointe Park, 48230.
    Marge’s Bar Band
    Terry Kimura on trombone,
    Davy Lazar on trumpet,
    John Hammer on piano,
    Bill Bolle on bass,
    Bob Pinterich on drums,
    special guests each week.
    Sit-ins are welcome:
     https://www.facebook.com/MargesBarBand
     ---
    4-14, Thursday (every other)   8-10 p.m
    VinBar
    111 W. Liberty St.,
    Ann Arbor, 48104.
    Rob Crozier Duo 
     ---
    4-15, Friday,   9 p.m.-1 a.m.
    Avery’s Tavern,
    2086 Crooks Rd.,
    Rochester Hills,
    248-270-4033
    Vocalist Pam Jaslove Quartet,
     ---
    4-16, Saturday, 1-3:30 p.m.
    Shield’s of Southfield
            Telegraph
    – N of 10 Mile – W side
    Greater Detroit Jazz Society Jazz at Shield’s series  - Gypsy Jazz!
    Steve Jones and the “Garden City Hot Club”
    gypsy jazz and standards.
    Carl Cafagna on reeds,
    Bill Hiltunen on rhythm guitar,
    Shannon Wade on bass.
    $10
     
    www.GreaterDetroitJazzSociety.com
    Please see attached flier for complete Shield’s lineup.
     ---
    4-16, Saturday,    6-9 p.m.,
    Jazz at the Maple
    Maple Theater Cafe,  -
            Maple    
    - SW -  Telegraph.
    Dave Lundin Jazz Duo
    Keith Malinowski on bass. 
    No cover
     ---
    4-16, Saturday,     7:30-11 p.m.
    Degage Jazz Cafe 
    Historic Commercial Building,
    301 River Road,
    Maumee, OH.
     419-794-8205.
    Sheila Landis, Rick Matle,  Karen Tomalis
    ---
    4-16, Saturday, 8 p.m.,
    Kerrytown Concert House,
    415 North Fourth Avenue,
    Ann Arbor, 48104,
    734-769-2999.
    www.kerrytownconcerthouse.com
    Jazz vocalist Ramona Collins,
    Phil DeGreg on piano
    Paul Keller on bass.

     PLEASE NOTE CHANGE IN PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE DUE TO PERFORMER ILLNESS –
    Susan Chasten will not be performing: 
    ---
     4-17, Sunday, .    4-6 p.m.,
    Scarab Club,
    217 Farnsworth Street,
    Detroit,
    313-831-1250. 
    www.scarabclub.org   rjspangler.com/pd9.php
    Planet D Nonet
    Salute to Fletcher Henderson
    guest vocalist Camille Price
    --- 
    4-17, Sunday,    6-8 p.m.,
    Chelsea Ale House,
    420 N. Main St., Suite 100,
    Chelsea, MI 48118.
    734 475 2337, chelseaalehouse.com
    Brian Delaney Quartet--
    Brian Delaney electric guitar,
    Joseph A. Labuta, trumpet,
    Rod McDonald, acoustic rhythm guitar
    Eric Walters, string bass, will
    CD release, "Let's Get Acquainted.” 
    ---
    4-17, 5-22, Sunday,
    Baker’s Keyboard Lounge,
    20510 Livernois Ave.,
    Detroit
    “CHEEK to CHEEK”
    Sandra Bomar -  Tony Camilletti on vocals,
    Harvey Reed on piano,
    John Dana on bass,
    Eric Lundquist on sax and winds and
    Miguel Gutierrez on drums.  
    ;
    $5 cover
     ---
    4-18, Monday, 7:30 p.m., .
    Schoolcraft College,
    Livonia Campus,
    VistaTech Center,
    DiPonio Room
    .
    Schoolcraft College Jazz Studies Program –
    Jazz Ensemble, Vocal Jazz Ensemble and Jazz ImprovisationCombo :
    Up Jumped Spring 2016 Concert
    .

    Schoolcraft Jazz Studies Program under the direction of Dr. Riccardo Selva
    Synthesizer Ensemble under the direction of Dr. Barton Polot
    concert featuring the talented musicians & vocalists of the
    Jazz Ensemble,
    Vocal Jazz Ensemble,
    Jazz Improvisation Combo,
    Synthesizer Ensemble.
    Dr. Riccardo Selva, 847-721-7299, rselva@schoolcraft.edu.
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    4-19, Tuesday,    6:30 pm and 8:15 pm.
    Ghost Bar - Whitney,
    4421 Woodward Avenue,
    Detroit.
    www.thewhitney.com/events.    313-832-5700.
    Sheila Landis and Rick Matle play jazz
    --- 
    4-20, Wednesday,    7 p.m.
    Steinway Piano Gallery,
    2700 E. West Maple Rd.,
    Commerce,
    248-560-9200,
    Dave Bennett Quartet
    ---
    4-21, 3rd Thursday,    7-10 p.m
    Commonwealth Club,
    30088 Dequindre Road,
    Warren, MI 48092-1811,
    586-751-9560. .www.commonwealthclubmi.com
    Riverboat Ramblers
    Patrick MacCarroll, Bob Ervin -
    old standards from the 20s and 30s  
     ---
    4-21, Third Thursday,    5-7:30 p.m. as part of Flint Jazz Walk
    White Horse
    621 West Court St.,
    Flint,
    810-234-3811.
    Pat Cronley and Friends
     ---
    4-21, Thursday,    7-8:30 pm
    Novi Public Library
    45255 West Ten Mile Road, Novi.
    248-349-0720.
    "Sheila Landis Sings a Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald"
    Rick Matle on 7-string guitar
    David Taylor on drums
    .
     ---
    4-21, Thursday,    7-9:30 p.m.  
    Dakota Inn
    John R just north of McNichols (6 Mile)
    Detroit.
    313-856-9722.
    Kerry Price,
    - A Spring sing-along
    Good German food and drink,
    lighted and guarded parking lot,
    reservations recommended,
    ---
    4-22, Third Friday, (Earth Day!)    9 p.m. to midnight
    Motor City Wine .
    1949 Michigan Avenue
    Corktown,
    313-483-7283. www.MotorCityWine.com
    Dennis Coffey   4tt
     ---
    4-23, Saturday,     2-4:00 p.m
    Scarab Club
    http://detroitbluessociety.org/mobi/ http://www.scarabclub.org/

    Vocalist/Pianist Kerry Price,
    vocalist Emma Aboukasm
    Matthew Ball “The Boogie Woodie Kid,”
    bassist Kurt Krahnke
    drummer Julian Van Slyke
    for the Detroit Blues Society,., $5.
     ---
    4-23, Saturday,    2 PM
    Orion Township Library
    The North Oakland Dixieland
    "The History of Jazz in America."

    tracing the history starting with early jazz by
    Scott Joplin,
    W.C. Handy,
    King Oliver,
    Louis Armstrong,
    Fat's Waller,
    the Original Dixieland Jazz Band

    and then transitioning to swing including the music of some of the big bands and their vocalists. 
    free and open to the public
     ---
    4-23, Saturday,     7-10 p.m.
    Osteria 222
    (formerly Bistro 222)
    22266 Michigan Ave.,
    Dearborn,
    313-792-7500,
    vocalist Meri Slaven,
    pianist Kevin Grenier, 
     ---
    4-23, Saturday,    6:30-9:30 pm
    Riviera Cinema  - side lounge.  
    30170 Grand River,
    Farmington Hills.
    248-476-0060
    vocalist Sheila Landis and Rick Matle
     ---
    4-23, Saturday,    8 p.m.
    Jazz Café,
    350 Madison Avenue,
    Detroit, 48226.
    www.musichall.org
    Carl Allen & The Art of Elvin,
    tribute band dedicated to  two drum influences, Art Blakey and Elvin Jones
    Diego Rivera (Tenor Sax) ,
    Xavier Davis (Piano),
    Rodney Whitaker (bass).
    Tickets $35 (Includes preservation fee) 
    :
    available at the MH Box Office, Ticketmaster.comStartickets.com
    ---
    4-24, Sunday –    3-5 p.m.
    Schoolcraft College,
    Vista Tech Center, DiPonio Room,
    18600 Haggerty Rd.,
    Livonia, MI 48152-2696,
    734-462-4403.
    www.michiganjazzfestival.org
    info@michiganjazzfestival.org
    Michigan Jazz Festival 1st Fundraiser –
    Sean Dobbins Organ Quartet
    ,
    ---
    4-26, Tuesday,
    Plymouth-Ann Arbor Elks #325,
    41700 Ann Arbor Road,
    Plymouth, 48170.
    734-453-1780,
    www.PlymouthAnnArborElks325.com.
    Jazz @ The Elks
    LosGatos (Latin band)
    Conguero and Lead Singer, Al DiBlassio,
    Brian DiBlassio on Keys,
    Cary Kocher on Vibes,
    Kurt Krahnke on Bass,
    Pete Siers on Timbales.
    Salsa the night away!
    $10 donation, 
     ---
    4-27 through 4-30, Wednesday through Saturday,
    Zehnder’s Annual Ragtime Festival
    Bob Seeley,
    Bob Milne,
    Kery Price,
    Jeff Barnhart,
    Fred Hodges,

    Tickets and Information:
    http://www.zehnders.com/zehnders-promotions/index.php/zehnders-22nd-annual-ragtime-festival-april-27-30-2016/
     ---
    4-28, Thursday (every 4th Thursday),    , 7-10 p.m.,
    Blue Goose Inn
    28911 Jefferson Ave.,
    St. Clair Shores, 48081,
    586-296-0950.
    The Metro Detroit Jazz Orchestra, featuring vocalist Gary Sacco
    cover $5,
    reservations are recommended. 
    Hear and download free tracks of the band herehttp://metrodetroitjazzorchestra.com/music
     ---
    4-29, Friday,    7-10 p.m
    Stranahan Great Hall,
    4645 Heatherdown Blvd.,
    Toledo, OH.
    Paramount Elite’s Ballroom Bash.
    Swingmania Orchestra,

    Dancing.,
    $10 per couple. 
    information: 1-888-891-0707.
     ---
    4-29 and 4-30, Friday and Saturday,
    Friday, 6:30 p.m., Saturday matinee 2 p.m., Saturday night 6:30 p.m.
    Double Tree Hotel in Dearbor
    n
    Ford Road  -x- Southfield Freeway.
    North American International Banjo Convention.
    $10 at the door for evening shows,
    $5 for the matinee.
    Tickets and info call Richard Shinske: 810-229-7304
    e-mail richard.shinske@naibc.org
     ---
    4-30, Saturday,     8:30-12:30 p.m.,
    Durty Bird,
    Toledo,
     Ohio
    Ramona Collins Quartet
    no cover.
     ---
    4-30, Saturday,
    Kerrytown Concert House,
    415 North Fourth Avenue,
    Ann Arbor, 48104,
    734-769-2999.   www.kerrytownconcerthouse.com
    International Jazz Day with Vincent York’s Jazzistry. 

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    4/8   Friday  -  7:00 -  10:30pm
    The Russ Miller Quintet feat. Jeannine Miller
    Russ Miller Quintet Friday April 8th, 2016. .....Featuring special guests below!!!  
    Nate Winn on Drums,
    Paul Finkbeiner on Trumpet,
    Ralphe Armstrong on Bass,
    Russ Miller on Sax & Flute,
    Jeannine on Vocals
    Michael Jellick on Piano
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    4/9 Michael May & The Messarounds
    4/15 Jimmy Smith & Friends (feat.) Beth Stalker
    4/16 The Joey Spina Band
    4/22 The Jimmy Smith Quartet + Liz Smith
    4/23 The Steve Nardella Band
    4/29 The Eric Nachtrab Quartet + Ramona Collins
    4/30 Dirty Basement Blues

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