Thursday, November 21st: Playing with Gordon Au (trumpet) of The Grand St. Stompers at The Rum House: 228 West 47th Street. Trio. 9:30pm-12:30am
Saturday, November 23rd: The Grand St. Stompers at Empire City Swing. Dance event at Dance with Me SoHo: 466 Broome Street, NY, NY. Six-piece with Gordon Au (trumpet, band-leader), Matt Musselman (trombone), Nick Russo (guitar, tenor banjo), Rob Adkins (bass), Kevin Dorn (drums), and myself singing. $20 (included with dance pass), 9pm
WEEKLY GIGS (always on, except when noted)
Mondays: Brain Cloud at Barbes, 9th Street & 6th Avenue in Brooklyn (Park Slope), 7-9pm; Barbes is a wonderful, intimate listening room venue that has a wide spectrum of live music from both traditional and experimental slants around the world. There is a little room to dance as well. The Brain Cloud is a six-piece band with Dennis Lichtman playing mandolin, fiddle, and clarinet, and leading the band; Raphael McGregor on lap steel guitar; Skip Krevins on hollow-body electric guitar; Kevin Dorn on snare drum; Andrew Hall on upright bass; and myself singing.
Fridays: Tamar & Company (duo) at Moto, 399 Broadway at Hooper Street (Brooklyn), 9pm-12am; Moto is a restaurant that has live music every night. Though it does not guarantee listening-room volume, the food is quite good and the ambiance is beautiful and unique.
[*Note: Will not be at Moto on November 1st]