COMING EVENTS

Last updated December 8, 2017

The Friends of Jazz monthly Dance party/Concert series continues at the Danville Grange Hall. We will continue through 2018. Check below for exact dates. The hall is at 743 Diablo Road, .7 miles east of I-680, has a large wooden dance floor, and plenty of FREE parking. Please BRING YOUR OWN REFRESHMENTS, SNACKS.

Please keep in touch with us by email or check this site often, so you'll get the latest news. Thanks for your 30+ years of support of FOJ! For more information please call 925-625-2707.

If you would like an e-mail alert when a significant schedule change is posted, or Friends of Jazz alert, please contact me at: kenkeeler[at]jazznut.com  or 925-625-2707.

           

DEVIL MOUNTAIN JB - Public Schedule for 2017

                                                                                             (click on the links) to event website

 

 

 

 

DEC 13   WED  7-930PM      GUEST BAND, Rossmoor Jazz Club Christmas Party, Walnut Creek, CA

 

DEC 16  SAT 130-430 PM     Friends of Jazz Concert/Dance, Danville, CA - 925-625-2707

 

                                       2018

JAN 14  SUN 1-4 PM  GUEST BAND @ NAPA VALLEY DJS, Yountville, CA

 

JAN 20 SAT 130-430 PM     Friends of Jazz Concert/Dance, Danville, CA - 925-625-2707

 

FEB 9-11  FRESNO MARDI GRAS festival (Note date change from prelim. Flyer)

 

FEB 17 SAT 130-430 PM     Friends of Jazz Concert/Dance, Danville, CA - 925-625-2707

 

MAR 17  SAT 130-430 PM     Friends of Jazz Concert/Dance, Danville, CA - 925-625-2707

 

MAR 25 SUN 1-5 PM GUEST BAND @ South Bay TJS, Sunnyvale Elks

 

APR 15 SUN 1-5 PM  GUEST BAND @ NOJCNC, Elks in El Cerrito

 

APR 21  SAT 130-430 PM     Friends of Jazz Concert/Dance, Danville, CA - 925-625-2707

 

MAY 19  SAT 130-430 PM     Friends of Jazz Concert/Dance, Danville, CA - 925-625-2707

 

JUN 16  SAT 130-430 PM     Friends of Jazz Concert/Dance, Danville, CA - 925-625-2707V

 

JUL 14 SAT 11-630  CLINE WINE & JAZZ FESTIVAL, Sonoma

 

DMJB musicians perform  with other area bands/solo:

Ken Keeler and Pete Main play with Tom Barnebey's BEYOND SALVATION band:

A five piece group playing clever arrangements of vintage tunes on about 15 different instruments!

JULY 8, 2018 PM:  Guest band at Napa Valley Jazz Club, Yountville.

 

Pete, Glenn, Virginia and sometimes Ken play with the ZENITH JB; Thursday gig @ Hornbill Restaurant has closed

 

Pete Main also appears with CELL BLOCK SEVEN JB and San Francisco Feetwarmers.

 

Tom Belmessieri leads the FOG CITY STOMPERS  (click for their website)

 

Marty Eggers and Virginia Tichenor appear monthly at Pier 23 in SF,

    and at the Belrose Theater in San Rafael, 1415 5th Avenue;  Second Wednesdays, 5:30 - 8 PM.

For the complete schedule for Virginia Tichenor and Marty Eggers, email Marty at marty.eggers@gmail.com or call 510-655-6728

 

Ken Brock leads the Jambalaya Jazztet/Swingband:

July 14, 2018  Cline Wine & Jazz Festival   Big Swing Band

 

 The 11 pc. Ken Brock Jambalaya Swing Band plays every 1st & 3rd Tuesday nights at

The Castlerock Restaurant at 1848 Portola Ave. in Livermore.

The band plays various tempo Swing tunes, as well as a Cha-Cha, Tango, Rhumba, Beguine, Slow Ballad and a Blues. The admission is $15 each, which includes 10 raffle tickets.

Down beat is at 7:30 pm, with 2 sets until 9:30 pm.

Chris Bradley's Dixieland Band plays on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays.

If there is a 5th Tuesday in the month, The Bay Area Big Band plays with Mary Ann Meltzer,

and Jeovani Romeo singing.

For more info, contact Ken B. at 925-672-0331 or email kbrockley[at]comcast.net

<back to top >

For Devil Mountain JB information: Call (925) 625-2707.

or send e-mail to: kenkeeler[at]jazznut.com  (replace [at] with @ in your mailer)

Band Recordings | Band Members | Band Info |HOME PAGE | Band Newsletter