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AUGUST JAZZ AROUND WEST MICHIGAN

FRIDAY, AUGUST 19

John Shea at JW Marriott, 6-10 pm

Mark Kahny at Mangiamo! Piano Bar, 7-10 pm

Randy Marsh & Marshland Express, Happy Hour weekly at Waldron Public House, 6-9 pm

Laurie Sears & Peter Tolias, at Pine Hill Garden Café, Torch Lake, 6:30 -8:30 pm

Terry Lower Trio with Edye Evans Hyde at Clara's on the River, Battle Creek, 6-10 pm

SATURDAY, AUGUST 20

GRAND JAZZFEST at Rosa Park Circle opens with GR Jazz Orchestra at 12:30 pm, Organissimo at 2 pm,

Tumbao Bravo at 3:30 pm, Steve Hilger at 5 pm, Tim Bowman at 6:30 pm, and Headliner Cindy Bradley at 8 pm

Steve Hilger at H.O.M.E. in the B.O.B., 7-10 pm, After the Jazz Festival party

John Shea at Noto's, 7-10 pm

Robin Connell Jazz Trio at Amway Garden Court Bar, 7-11 pm

SUNDAY, AUGUST 21

GRAND JAZZFEST at Rosa Park Circle, Bierenga-Sullivan Quintet at 1 pm, Lakeshore Big Band at 2:30 pm, Urban Jazz Coalition at 4 pm, Walter White at 5:30 pm, Headliner Chris Standing, at 7 pm

Mike Hyde & Mike Frost Duo at JW Marriott, Brunch, 11am -2 pm

River Rogues at New Harmony Hall, Stocking & Bridge NW, 2-4 pm

Randy Marsh at SpeakEZ, with friends 7-10 pm, Open Jam 8:30 -10 pm

Rudy Petschaure's NYC Trio with Melanie Marod at Gull's Landing, Pentwater, 7-11 pm

Mark Kahny & Edye Evans Hyde at What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-10 pm

Jeff Haas Trio at West Beach Holiday Inn, Traverse City, 7-9:30 pm

MONDAY, AUGUST 22

WMJS at the Park, GRJO (Grand Rapids Jazz Orchestra) at Ah Anab Awen Park; 6:30-8:30 pm

Jazz Jam at the What Not Inn, Fennville, Open Mic, 6-9 pm

John Shea at Rockwell Republic, 8-11 pm

TUESDAY, AUGUST 23

Jazz Jam at The Grand, 22 Washington St. Grand Haven, 7:30 - 10:30 pm

Robin Connell & Jeff Shoup, at Moriarty's in Lansing, 7-10 pm

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24

Tom Hagen Trio featuring Rick Reuther at Noto's, 6:30 - 9:30 pm

Robin Connell-Paul Brewer Quartet at Wicks Park in Saugatuck, 7-9 pm

Tavern House Jazz Band at 101 S. Washington Sq. in Lansing, 7:30 -10:30 pm

Terry Lower Trio with Edye Evans Hyde at Clara's on the River, Battle Creek, 6-10 pm

THURSDAY, AUGUST 25

Hugye, Beavan, Schock Jazz Trio at New Harmony Hall, Stocking & Bridge, 7-10 pm

Alexander Zonjic, Jazz Flute & Friends, at the Block, 360 W. Western Ave, Muskegon; Tickets (231) 726-3231 or www.theblockwestmichigan.org

Oak Daniels Trio at the Book Nook & Java Shop, Montague, 7-9 pm, $5 cover

Terry Lower Trio with Edye Evans Hyde at Clara's on the River, Battle Creek, 6-10 pm

Mark Kahny at Marro's Italian Restaurant, Piano Bar, Saugatuck, , 6-10 pm

Jeff Haas Trio at Chateau Chantal Winery, Traverse City, 7-9:30 pm

Dan Jacobs Quartet at East Park Tavern, Charlevoix, 8-11 pm

FRIDAY, AUGUST 26

Shoreline Jazz Festival, Heritage Landing, Muskegon, Bob James & Spyro Gyra & friends

Tickets www.shorelinejazzfestival.com or at the door, in downtown Muskegon

Jazz in the Park, Hackley Park, in Muskegon with Alexander Zonjic & friends, 5-9 pm

Randy Marsh & Marshland Express, Happy Hour weekly at Waldron Public House, 6-9 pm

John Shea at JW Marriott, 6-10 pm

Robin Connell Jazz Trio at Amway Garden Court Bar, 7-11 pm

Laurie Sears & Peter Tolias, at Pine Hill Garden Café, Torch Lake, 6:30-8:30 pm

Terry Lower Trio with Edye Evans Hyde at Clara's on the River, Battle Creek, 6-10 pm

SATURDAY, AUGUST 27

Shoreline Jazz Festival, Muskegon, after party Jam at Holiday Inn, Harbor Hotel (231) 722-0100

John Shea at Noto's, 7-10 pm

SUNDAY, AUGUST 28

Randy Marsh at SpeakEZ, with friends 7-10 pm, Open Jam 8:30 -10 pm

Hugye, Beavan, Schock Jazz Trio at New Harmony Hall, Stocking & Bridge NW 2-4 pm

Mark Kahny at Marro's Italian Restaurant, Piano Bar, Saugatuck, 6-10 pm

John Shea at New Holland Brewing Co, in Holland, 6-9 pm

Jeff Haas Trio at West Beach Holiday Inn, Traverse City, 7-9:30 pm

MONDAY, AUGUST 29

Jazz Jam at the What Not Inn, Fennville, Open Mic, 6-9 pm

John Shea at Rockwell Republic, 8-11 pm

TUESDAY, AUGUST 30

Jazz Jam at the Grand, 22 Washington St. Grand Haven, 7:30 - 10:30 pm

Robin Connell Trio at H.O.M.E. in the B.O.B., 7-10 pm

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31

Tom Hagen Trio featuring Rick Reuther at Noto's, 6:30 - 9:30 pm

Tavern House Jazz Band at 101 S. Washington Sq. in Lansing, 7:30 - 10:30 pm

Terry Lower Trio with Edye Evans Hyde at Clara's on the River, Battle Creek, 6-10 pm

Robin Connell Jazz Trio at H.O.M.E. at the B.O.B., 7-10 pm

SEPTEMBER JAZZ AROUND WEST MICHIGAN

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

The Robin Connell Trio, New Harmony Hall, Stocking & Bridge NW, 6:30-9:30 pm

Third Coast Ensemble at the Book Nook & Java Shop, Montague, 7-9 pm, $5 cover

Mark Kahny at Marro’s Italian Restaurant, Saugatuck, 6-10 pm

Jeff Haas Trio at Chateau Chantal Winery, Traverse City, 7-9:30 pm

Dan Jacobs Quartet at East Park Tavern, Charlevoix, 8-11 pm

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2

John Shea at JW Marriott, 6-10 pm

Laurie Sears & Peter Tolias, at Pine Hill Garden Café, Torch Lake, 6:30-8:30 pm

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3

Kathy Lamar at JW Marriott, 6-10 pm

Mark Kahny Trio with Mary Rad at Gull Landing, Pentwater, 7-10 pm

John Shea at Noto’s, 7-10 pm

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 4

River Rogues at New Harmony Hall, Stocking & Bridge NW, 2-4 pm

GRJO at Founder’s Brewery, 5:30 – 7:30 pm

Mark Kahny Trio with Mary Rad at Gull Landing, Pentwater, 7 pm

Jeff Haas Trio at West Bay Beach Holiday Inn, Traverse City, 7-9:30 pm

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 5

John Shea at Rockwell Republic, 8-11 pm

Open Mic Jazz Jam at What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9 pm

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6

Take Three at The Grand” Jazz Jam, 22 Washington St. Grand Haven, 7-10 pm

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

Tom Hagen Trio featuring Rick Reuther at Noto’s, 6:30- 9:30 pm

JMM Trio at Black Sheep Baa & Grill, Holland, 7:30- 10:30 pm

Tavern House Jazz Band at 101 S. Washington Sq. in Lansing, 7:30 -10:30 pm

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

Dave Schock Bill Hugye, Jeff Beavan, at New Harmony Hall, Stocking & Bridge NW, 7-10 pm

Mark Kahny at the Book Nook, in Montague, 7- 9 pm, $5 cover

Dan Jacobs Quartet at East Park Tavern, Charlevoix, 8-11 pm

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

John Shea at JW Marriott, 6-10 pm

Mark Kahny at The Melting Pot, Celebration Village, 6-9 pm

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

John Shea at Noto’s, 7-10 pm

Mark Kahny with Edye Evans Hyde at What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-10 pm

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

Schock /Huyge/ Beavan at New Harmony Hall, Stocking & Bridge 7-10 pm

Randy Marsh at SpeakEZ, with friends 7-10 pm, Open Jam 8:30 – 10 pm

Jeff Haas Trio at West Bay Beach Holiday Inn, Traverse City, 7-9:30 pm

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

John Shea at Rockwell Republic, 8-11 pm

Open Mic Jazz Jam at What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9 pm

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

Take Three at The Grand” Jazz Jam, 22 Washington St. Grand Haven, 7-10 pm

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

Tom Hagen Trio featuring Rick Reuther at Noto’s, 6:30 – 9:30 pm

Tavern House Jazz Band at 101 S. Washington Sq. in Lansing, 7:30 – 10:30 pm

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15


Checkers Morton at the Book Nook & Java Shop, Montague 7-9 pm, $5 cover

Dan Jacobs Quartet at East Park Tavern, Charlevoix, 8-11 pm

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

John Shea at JW Marriott, 6-10 pm

Robin Connell Jazz Trio at Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, Garden Court, 7-11 pm

Mark Kahny at Marro’s Italian Restaurant, Saugatuck, 7-10 pm

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

John Shea at Noto’s, 7-10 pm

Robin Connell Jazz Trio at Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, Garden Court, 7-11 pm

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

River Rogues at New Harmony Hall, Corner of Stocking & Bridge, 2-4 pm

Randy Marsh at SpeakEZ, with friends 7-10 pm, Open Jam 8:30 – 10 pm

Mark Kahny Trio Jazz Concert at Unity Church of Peace, Ada, $20, 10 am

Jeff Haas Trio at West Bay Beach Holiday Inn, Traverse City, 7-9:30 pm

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19

WMJS Jazz Gumbo! Mark Kahny Quartet with Amy Williams, The Guest House, 634 Stocking Ave. NW 6:30-8:30 $10 members, $15 nonmembers, ($5. Special for students with ID, does not include food)


John Shea at Rockwell Republic, 8-11 pm

Open Mic Jazz Jam at What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9 pm

Robin Connell Trio at Aquinas College, Music Faculty Showcase, 7:30 pm

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

“Take Three at The Grand” Jazz Jam, 22 Washington St. Grand Haven, 7-10 pm

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

Tom Hagen Trio featuring Rick Reuther at Noto’s, 6:30 - 9:30 pm

JMM Trio at Black Sheep Baa & Grill, Holland, 7:30 - 10:30 pm

Tavern House Jazz Band at 101 S. Washington Sq. in Lansing, 7:30 - 10:30 pm

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

Mary Rad & Mark Kahny on Grand Lady Riverboat, Happy Hour Cruise, 6-9 pm, $15

First Editon Jazz Band at the Book Nook & Java Shop, Montague, 7-9 pm, $5 cover

Dan Jacobs Quintet at East Park Tavern, Charlevoix, 8-11 pm

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

John Shea at JW Marriott, 6-10 pm

Mark Kahny at Marro’s Italian Restaurant, Saugatuck, 7-11 pm

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

John Shea at Noto’s, 7-10 pm

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

Shock/ Huyge/ Beavan at New Harmony Hall, Stocking & Bridge, 2- 4 pm

Randy Marsh at SpeakEZ, with friends 7-10 pm, Open Jam 8:30 - 10 pm

Jeff Haas Trio at West Bay Beach Holiday Inn, Traverse City, 7-9:30 pm

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

John Shea at Rockwell Republic, 8-11 pm

Open Mic Jazz Jam at What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9 pm

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27


Robin Connell & Paul Brewer, Calvin College, Noon Series, 12 pm

Take Three at The Grand” Jazz Jam, 22 Washington St. Grand Haven, 7-10 pm

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

Tom Hagen Trio featuring Rick Reuther at Noto’s, 6:30- 9:30 pm

Steve Hilger at H.O.M.E. in the B.O.B., 7-10 pm

Tavern House Jazz Band at 101 S. Washington Sq. in Lansing, 7:30 - 10:30 pm

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29


Dan Jacobs Quartet at East Park Tavern, Charlevoix, 8-11 pm

Steve Talaga at the Book Nook & Java Shop, Montague 7-9 pm, $5 cover

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

John Shea at JW Marriott, 6-10 pm

Robin Connell & Paul Brewer at the Melting Pot, Celebration Cinema, 6-9 pm

AS ALWAYS BE SURE TO CHECK www.wmichjazz.org AND THE MUSICIANS' WEBSITES FOR UPDATES AND CHANGES IN THE SCHEDULES!


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