3/27/2020

Coming Down the Road

              Details of where I'll be over festival weekend TBA

Join me for online "DIY Cocktail Hours"; a livestream from the Mainstay on 3/30, 4/13 and 4/20. Details below.

We don't exactly know when normal activities will resume, but will hope that these unique events down the road will be able to happen as scheduled. 

May 17 - "Sunday Supper and Jazz" - duo with Griff Kazmierczak (trumpet/violin) at 49 West, Annapolis, MD
June 19 - Camilo Carerra (guitar) joins Barbara Parker and me at the Mainstay.
July 16 - Vince Lardear quarter at Gallucio's, in Wilmington, DE
July 18 - Karen Somerville and her "posse" (Seth Kibel, Jeff Davis, Mike McShane and myself) at the Mainstay.
August 8 - Beth McDonald Boger and myself at Germano's in Baltimore, MD.
September 20 - "Sunday Supper and Jazz" - solo piano at 49 West, in Annapolis, MD
October 15-18 - True Blue Jazz Festival, Rehoboth Beach, DE
More info on these as we get closer. 

3/06/2020

MAY, 2020


Griff Kazmierczak, a very talented young musician playing trumpet and violin, joins me for Elana Byrd's series: "Sunday Supper and Jazz" at 49 West in Annapolis, MD on May 17.

MONDAYS: 7:00pm
Mainstay Mondays, in Rock Hall, MD
A unique collaborative show, with a new guest artist each week, in the coolest venue anywhere. Join us! Casual seating. Cash bar. A great way to spend a Monday night.

Mainstay Monday is expected to resume on May 18. Schedule tba

See a sampling of Mainstay Mondays
Mainstay website (for complete show information)



More to come

2/13/2020

APRIL, 2020


Mainstay Monday observes Jazz Appreciation month with a diverse and dynamic lineup of jazz concerts. Check it out!

Note: The Mainstay will be dark through 5/11. Shows will be rescheduled 
MONDAYS: 7:00pm
Mainstay Mondays, in Rock Hall, MD
A unique collaborative show, with a new guest artist each week, in the coolest venue anywhere. Join us! Casual seating. Cash bar. A great way to spend a Monday night.
Make us your every Monday destination!
Guest artists:
4/6     -  Eddie Sherman/Peggy Raley - postponed
             True Blue Jazz festival producers and performers
4/13   -  Steve Herberman - postponed
             7 string guitar master
4/20   -  James Fowler/Tom Palmer - postponed
             James and Tom join me for a smokin' piano/bass/drums trio
4/27   -  Dave Schiff - postponed
             Powerhouse jazz saxophone
See a sampling of Mainstay Mondays
Mainstay website (for complete show information)

This event has been postponed. Reschedule tba
WEDNESDAY, 4/1 - 11:15am 
Sandy Cove Conference Center, North East, MD
"Seasoned Citizens Day" musical program
More info

MONDAY 4/13: 7pm
On line event from The Mainstay!
Join me for a "DIY Cocktail Hour" livestream, from the Mainstay Facebook page. just don't come closer than 6 feet from the piano and we'll be good.
Mainstay Facebook page

TUESDAY, 4/14 - 6-9pm
Mott's Creek Inn - Galloway, NJ
Jazz night with Barbara Parker and "Cuppa Joe" (Bob Taylor, Mike McShane and someone named Joe)
Website

SATURDAY, 4/18: 6-9pm
Jerry's Seafood, Lewes, DE
Shore Jazz night! Personnel tba
Website

MONDAY 4/27: 7pm
On line event from The Mainstay!
Join me for a "DIY Cocktail Hour" livestream, from the Mainstay Facebook page. just don't come closer than 6 feet from the piano and we'll be good.
Mainstay Facebook page

Many other events take place. Contact Joe for info on any performance not listed here.

12/19/2019

MARCH, 2020

Spend the night at beautiful Sandy Cove in North East, MD on Tuesday the 31st. I'll be your evening's entertainment as a prelude to "Seasoned Citizen's Day". Join me for a sleepover!

Note: The Mainstay will be dark through 5/11. Shows will be rescheduled 
MONDAYS: 7:00pm
Mainstay Mondays, in Rock Hall, MD 
A unique collaborative show, with a new guest artist each week, in the coolest venue anywhere. Join us! Casual seating. Cash bar. A great way to spend a Monday night.
Make us your every Monday destination!
Guest artists:
3/2     - Guest Host Jeff Davis with Randall Butler
            I'm off this week. 
3/9     - Seth Kibel
            Dynamic Klezmer clarinet plus a heaping dose of Goodman
3/16   -  Jen Friedman - postponed
            An evening of comedy. Jen is hyterical. 
3/23   -  Meredith Hadaway - postponed
             Celtic harp and poetry with piano accompaniment.
3/30   -  Barb Ferris/Lis Engle - postponed
             A unique and compelling vocal pairing.
See a sampling of Mainstay Mondays
Mainstay website (for complete show information)

WEDNESDAY, 3/4: 7pm
Garfield Center for the Arts, Chestertown, MD
15th annual Women Helping Women fundraising concert. Privileged to serve as musical director. This will be our final year, so expect an early sellout. Get your tickets ASAP.
Website 

THURSDAY, 3/5: 8-11pm

Gallucio's, Wilmington, DE
The Vince Lardear Quartet performs for Thursday jazz night.
Website 

TUESDAY, 3/10: 6-9pm
Mott's Creek Inn, Galloway Twp., NJ
Jazz night, featuring the music of Barbara Parker. 2 events in one! Barbara Parker - vocals, Bob Taylor - bass, Mike McShane, drums
Website info

SATURDAY, 3/21: 6-9pm - cancelled

Jerry's Seafood, Lewes, DE
Shore Jazz night! Featuring Dave Schiff - sax.
Website

FRIDAY, 3/27: 9:30pm-12:30am - cancelled
The Nomad, Wilmington, DE
The Vince Lardear Quartet burns it up!
Nomad Facebook page

All college activities are cancelled through this time
SATURDAY, 3/28: all day (workshop at 2pm)
Washington College, Chestertown MD
The 3rd annual Washington College Piano Festival adds an improvisation worskhop at 2pm titled "Flipping the Switch to Improvisation at the Piano", given by yours truly. The festival is a full day affair for piano students of all ages. Click below for the full schedule.
Festival info

MONDAY 3/30: 7pm
On line event from The Mainstay!
Join me for a "DIY Cocktail Hour" livestream, from the Mainstay Facebook page. just don't come closer than 6 feet from the piano and we'll be good.
Mainstay Facebook page

This event is postponed. Watch for a reschedule date.
TUESDAY, 3/31: all evening (concert time 7pm) 
Sandy Cove, North East, MD
"An Evening With ..." is the overnight option/prelude to "Seasoned Citizens Day". After dinner, I'll present a informal, fun concert. Think of it as a kind of musical sleepover. I'll be a presenter for "Seasoned Citizens Day" as well.
More info


Many other events take place. Contact Joe for info on any performance not listed here.

12/18/2019

FEBRUARY, 2020


Scott Silbert, Amy Shook and Steve Abshire join me for Mainstay Monday on the 17th, paying tribute to the collaboration of Stan Getz and Oscar Peterson.  

MONDAYS: 7:00pm
Mainstay Mondays, in Rock Hall, MD
A unique collaborative show, with a new guest artist each week, in the coolest venue anywhere. Join us! Casual seating. Cash bar. A great way to spend a Monday night.
Make us your every Monday destination!
Guest artists:
2/3     - Van Albert
             Blues guitarist and satirist, and all arouind unique guy. 
2/10    - Pres Harding
             An evening of guitar-vocal/piano duo fun.
2/17    - Scott Silbert/Amy Shook/Steve Abshire
             How swinging can you get!?!
2/24    - Dave Robinson
             Trumpet/piano duo focusing on traditional jazz.
See a sampling of Mainstay Mondays
Mainstay website (for complete show information)

FRIDAY, 2/14: 6:30pm
Atlanta Road Alliance Church, Seaford, DE
"The Tapestry of Friends" dinner event. Music by the Midiri Brothers trio
Website

SATURDAY, 2/22: 6-9pm
Jerry's Seafood, Lewes, DE
Shore Jazz night! Reservations suggested.
Website

Many other events take place. Contact Joe for info on any performance not listed here.

12/05/2019

JANUARY, 2020

Shore Jazz at Jerry's Seafood in Lewes, DE is always a good time. Our night this month is Saturday the 25th, with Cody Leavel joins us on sax.

MONDAYS: 7:00pm
Mainstay Mondays, in Rock Hall, MD
A unique collaborative show, with a new guest artist each week, in the coolest venue anywhere. Join us! Casual seating. Cash bar. A great way to spend a Monday night.
Make us your every Monday destination!
Guest artists:
1/6     - John Thomas
             Two jazz guys (sax/piano duo) playing pop tunes. 
1/13    - Gerry Werner
             2 piano show with a dynamic performer.
1/20    - Yvette Hynson
             Soul, gospel and more.
1/27    -  Washington College Jazz Combo
             With special guest, Paul Midiri - vibes.
See a sampling of Mainstay Mondays
Mainstay website (for complete show information)

FRIDAY, 1/24: 9:30pm-12:30am
The Nomad - Wilmington, DE
Vince Lardear Quartet with Vince - sax, Bob Colligan - bass, Tom Palmer - drums, and myself. 
Nomad Facebook page

SATURDAY, 1/25: 6-9pm
Jerry's Seafood, Lewes, DE
Shore Jazz monthly night of fun. Featuring Cody Leavel - sax.
Jerry's website

Many other events take place. Contact Joe for info on any performance not listed here.

11/05/2019

DECEMBER, 2019

Join me for a New Year's Eve potluck at the Mainstay. Music from 6-8pm.

MONDAYS: 7:00pm
Mainstay Mondays, in Rock Hall, MD
A unique collaborative show, with a new guest artist each week, in the coolest venue anywhere. Join us! Casual seating. Cash bar. A great way to spend a Monday night.
Make us your every Monday destination!
Guest artists:
12/2  -  Mary Simmons
             A fine vocalist, and a local favorite.
12/9  -  Holly Lane with Mike McShane
             French/American vocalist, with Mike on drums/percussion.
12/16 -  Cody Leavel
             Saxophone/clarinet and vocals.
12/23 -  Nina Sharp
             Dymanic and accomplished vocalist/actress.
See a sampling of Mainstay Mondays
Mainstay website (for complete show information)

SATURDAY, 12/7: 6:30-10pm
Winter Wonderfest, Milton, Delaware.
Mike McShane trio featuring Paul Midiri - vibes, in the heated tent.
Website 

FRIDAY, 12/13: 6:30-10pm
Winter Wonderfest, Milton, Delaware.
Mike McShane trio featuring Paul Midiri - vibes, in the heated tent.
Website 

SATURDAY, 12/21: 6-9pm
Jerry's Seafood, Lewes, DE
Shore Jazz night at Jerry's. Always a blast. John Ewart - sax, Mike McShane - drums.
Website

SATURDAY, 12/28: 6:30-10pm
Winter Wonderfest, Milton, Delaware.
Mike McShane trio featuring Cody Leavel - sax, in the heated tent.
Website 

TUESDAY, 12/31: 6-8pm
The Mainstay, Rock Hall, MD
Annual New Year's Eve potluck, Opens at 5pm, Music from 6-8. Free
More info


Many other events take place. Contact Joe for info on any performance not listed here.

9/21/2019

NOVEMBER, 2019


I'll be performing in concert at the Cove Fine Arts Center at Eastern Nazarene College, in Quincy, Mass. on Friday November 15th at 6pm.

MONDAYS: 7:00pm
Mainstay Mondays, in Rock Hall, MD
A unique collaborative show, with a new guest artist each week, in the coolest venue anywhere. Join us! Casual seating. Cash bar. A great way to spend a Monday night.
Make us your every Monday destination!
Guest artists:
11/4  -  Paula Johns
             Paula pays tribute to Dionne Warwick, and more.
11/11 - Matt Folker
             Powerful actor/vocalist who will create new scenes.
11/18 - Steve Beskrone
             Bassist who has played with (almost) everyone.
11/25 - Lea McGowan
             Freelance ballerina/dancer from NYC.

See a sampling of Mainstay Mondays
Mainstay website (for complete show information)

FRIDAY, 11/1: 8pm
1867 Sanctuary Culture and Arts Center, Ewing, NJ
Solo piano concert
Website
Promo video 

FRIDAY, 11/15: 7pm
Cove Fine Arts Center, Eastern Nazarene College, Quincy Mass.
Solo piano concert for the Inauguration Artist Series at Eastern Nazarene College.
More info
Promo video

WEDNESDAY, 11/20, 7:30pm
Hotchkiss Hall, Washington College, Chestertown, MD
Washington College Jazz Combo in concert. I direct the group and will also be performing with them.
More info

SATURDAY, 11/30: 6-9pm
Jerry's Seafood, Lewes, DE
Shore Jazz night at Jerry's! 
With Cody Leavel - sax and Mike McShane - drums
Jerry's website

Other events take place. Contact Joe for info on any performance not listed here.

9/07/2019

OCTOBER, 2019


I'll be lurking about in Rehoboth Beach for True Blue Jazz Festival weekend, playing free public shows on Friday and Saturday and the ticketed show on Sunday afternoon, along with a separate evening gig.

MONDAYS: 7:00pm
Mainstay Mondays, in Rock Hall, MD
A unique collaborative show, with a new guest artist each week, in the coolest venue anywhere. Join us! Casual seating. Cash bar. A great way to spend a Monday night.
Make us your every Monday destination!
Guest artists:
10/7  -  Sylvia Fraser
             Powerful Soul and Gospel inspired vocals.
10/14 - Philip Dutton
             NOLA influences and other fun stuff.
10/21 - Zach Lambert
             2018 Mainstay scholarship winner.
10/28 - Chuck Redd/Amy Shook/Frank Russo
             A powerhouse trio (plus one)!
See a sampling of Mainstay Mondays
Mainstay website (for complete show information)

FRIDAY, 10/4: 7-10pm
Cultured Pearl, Rehoboth Beach, DE
The Mike McShane Trio, featuring Paul Midiri on vibes, performs in the main dining room.
Cultured Pearl website

SATURDAY, 10/12: 6-9pm
Jerry's Seafood, Lewes, DE
Shore Jazz Monthly  night of fun, with John Ewart and Mike McShane
Shore Jazz info

FRIDAY, 10/18: 6:30-9:30pm
The Pines, Rehoboth Beach, DE
Jazz trio with Vince Lardear - sax, and Mike McShane, drums. Sponsored by True Blue Jazz. Free

SATURDAY, 10/18: 4:30-8:30pm
Avenue Inn, Rehoboth Beach, DE
Jazz trio with Vince Lardear - sax, and Mike McShane, drums. Sponsored by True Blue Jazz. Free

SUNDAY, 10/19: shows at 11am and 1:30pm
The Pines, Rehoboth Beach, DE
The True Blue Jazz Brunch Bash and Closing Party. Featuring Eddie Sherman and Peggy Raley, with special guest Gerald Chavis and Cody Leavel, along with Cliff Kellum, Mike McShane and some guy on piano. Ticketed. 
True Blue Jazz website

SUNDAY, 10/19: 6-10pm
Just in Thyme, Rehoboth Beach, DE
Shore Jazz with special guest vocalist Roo Brown. John Ewart - sax, Mike Mcshane, drums.
Just in Thyme website

FRIDAY, 10/25: 9pm-midnight
Hummingbird to Mars, Wilmington, DE
Duo with vocalist Sharon Sable


Other events take place. Contact Joe for info on any performance not listed here.

8/03/2019

SEPTEMBER, 2019


I'll be participating in the Chestertown Jazz festival this year (full schedule not shown above) on Friday evening the 13th at the Garfield Center, with Barbara Parker and a 4 piece jazz group, directing the Washington College Jazz Combo (listed above) and closing the festival with Mainstay Monday on the 16th.  

MONDAYS: 7:00pm
Mainstay Mondays, in Rock Hall, MD
A unique collaborative show, with a new guest artist each week, in the coolest venue anywhere. Join us! Casual seating. Cash bar. A great way to spend a Monday night.
Make us your every Monday destination!
Guest artists:
9/2 -    Beth McDonald Boger
           A comtemporary singer/songwriter from another time.
9/9 -    Brian Whitaker
           A fine, and well seasoned comedic performer.
9/16 -   Max Murray/Frank Russo
           A powerhouse rhythm section to close the Jazz Festival!
9/23 -   Keith Thompson
            Classic rock, a bit of country, and a heaping dose of Beatles.
9/30 -   Sharon Sable/E. Shawn Qaissaunee    
            The popular Wilmington, DE area duo joins me. 
See a sampling of Mainstay Mondays
Mainstay website (for complete show information)

FRIDAY, 9/13 - 7pm
Garfield Center for the Arts, Chestertown, MD
Jazz Festival sponsored concert featuring Barbara Parker's original music. 
I'll be joined in the band by:
Cody Leavel - sax
Bob Taylor - bass
Mike McShane - drums
Garfield website

SUNDAY, 9/22 - 6:30-9:30
Cuvee Ray, Rehoboth Beach, DE 
Jazz night featuring Holly Lane - vocals, with Mike McShane- drums
Cuvee Ray Facebook page

Facebook event

FRIDAY, 9/27 - 7pm
St. Paul's Parish, Centerville, MD 
Solo piano concert. Classic jazz, stride piano, The Great American Songbook, and more.
St. Paul's website
Facebook event

SATURDAY, 9/28 - 7-10 
Jerry's Seafood, Lewes, DE 
The monthly Shore Jazz night at Jerry's, with John Ewart and Mike Mcshane. Always fun.
Jerry's website


Other events take place. Contact Joe for info on any performance not listed here.

7/03/2019

AUGUST, 2019

Mike McShane, Paul Midiri and I (the Mike McShane Trio) perform at the 1867 Sanctuary Arts and Culture Center on Friday 8/2.
MONDAYS: 7:00-8:30pm
Mainstay Mondays, in Rock Hall, MD
A unique collaborative show, with a new guest artist each week, in the coolest venue anywhere. Join us! Casual seating. Cash bar. A great way to spend a Monday night.
Make us your every Monday destination!
Guest artists:
8/5  -    Fred Hughes
            2 pianists, 2 pianos on stage!
8/12 -   Alex Laquement
            A piano/bass duo where Americana/Bluegrass meets Jazz in a genre meld.
8/19 -   Pat Mercuri
           Pat joins me on guitar and mandolin.
8/26 -   Solo Piano Night
            I get to perform a show unsupervised. Watch out!
See a sampling of Mainstay Mondays
Mainstay website (for complete show information)

THURSDAY, 8/1 - Dinner - 6:30, Show 8pm
Cuvee Ray, Rehoboth Beach, DE
Mike McShane and I join vocalist Libby York for "Dinner and a Show"
Website

FRIDAY, 8/2 - 8pm
1867 Sanctuary Arts Center, Ewing, NJ
Mike McShane and Paul Midiri join me in this wonderful performance space.
More info

SUNDAY, 8/11 - 6:30-9:30pm
Cuvee Ray, Rehoboth Beach, DE
With Mike McShane - drums and Peggy Raley - vocals
Website

SATURDAY, 8/17 - 7-10pm
Jerry's Seafood, Lewes, DE
Our Shore Jazz monthly night of fun. With John Ewart and Mike McShane. 
Website

THURSDAY, 8/29 - 7:30-10:30pm
The Pines, Rehoboth Beach, DE
Jazz Trio with Mike McShane and Joe Baione at Top of the Pines.  
More info


Other events take place. Contact Joe for info on any performance not listed here.

6/14/2019

JULY, 2019

                                            Our new Mainstay Monday poster.

MONDAYS: 7:00-8:30pm
Mainstay Mondays, in Rock Hall, MD
A unique collaborative show, with a new guest artist each week, in the coolest venue anywhere. Join us! Casual seating. Cash bar. A great way to spend a Monday night.
Make us your every Monday destination!
Guest artists:
7/1  -   Griff Kazmierczak
            Griff joins me on trumpet and violin
7/8  -   Roo Brown 
            Roo spins songs and stories from her acting career.
7/15 -  Joe Midiri
            Virtuoso clarinet and saxophone.
7/22 -  Vaughn Bratcher/Dave Gladding
            Smooth jazz, Instrumental R&B and more.
7/29 -  Libby York
            Acclaimed vocalist with a smooth delivery and a fresh repertoire.
See a sampling of Mainstay Mondays
Mainstay website (for complete show information)

SATURDAY, 7/20: 8pm
The Mainstay, Rock Hall, MD
Karen Somerville is featured in her tribue show: Just Call Me Billie. i'll be joined in the band by Seth Kibel - sax, Tom Anthony - bass, and Mike McShane - drums
More info

FRIDAY, 7/26: 8-11pm
The Cultured Pearl, Rehoboth Beach, DE
The Mike McShane Trio, featuring Paul Midiri on vibes, performs in the main dining room.
Cultured Pearl website

SATURDAY, 7/27: 7-10pm
Jerry's Seafood, Lewes, DE
The Shore Jazz Trio, with John Ewart and Paul Midiri.
Jerry's website


Other events take place. Contact Joe for info on any performance not listed here.

5/08/2019

JUNE, 2019

Mainstay Monday again breaks new ground as Matt Brower and Woobin Park (Piano faculty of Washington College) join me to perform jazz and classical themed improvisations, along with Gershwin's (original 2 piano version of) Rhapsody in Blue.

MONDAYS: 7:00-8:30pm
Mainstay Mondays, in Rock Hall, MD
A unique collaborative show, with a new guest artist each week, in the coolest venue anywhere. Join us! Casual seating. Cash bar. A great way to spend a Monday night.
Make us your every Monday destination!
Guest artists:
6/3  -   John Ewart and Mike McShane
            The 'Shore Jazz Trio"
6/10 -   Matt Brower and Woobin Park 
            The Washington College piano faculty joins me.
6/17 -   Celine Moigelnicki
            The music of Italian vocalist Ornella Varoni and much more.
6/24 -   Peter Heck
            Blues, folk, standards and more.
See a sampling of Mainstay Mondays
Mainstay website (for complete show information)
(The Brampton Bed and Breakfast Inn in Chestertown offers a Mainstay Monday Special for out of town concertgoers. Take a look.)

WEDNESDAY, 6/5: 7-9pm
Dogfish Head, Rehoboth Beach, DE
Jazz duo with saxophonist Cody Leavel
Dogfish website
Cody's Facebook

SUNDAY 6/9: 6:30-9:30pm
Cuvee Ray, Rehoboth Beach, DE
Jazz night with John Ewart and Mike McShane - "Shore Jazz" 
Website

SATURDAY, 6/15: 7-9pm
Anchor Coffee House, Lewes, DE
The Shore Jazz Trio, with John Ewart and Mike McShane is featured for this month's coffee house concert.
More info 

THURSDAY, 6/20: 8-11pm
Gallucio's, Wilmington DE
Jazz night, featuring the Vince Lardear Trio.
Website

SATURDAY 6/29: 7-10pm
Jerry's Seafood, Lewes, DE
Shore Jazz night at Jerry's, with John and Mike

Other events take place. Contact Joe for info on any performance not listed here.

4/09/2019

MAY, 2019



Nate Grower, fiddler for the David Bromberg Band, and the bluegrass group, The High and Wides, returns to Mainstay Monday on Memorial Day. May 28th; Mainstay Monday's third anniversary!


MONDAYS: 7:00-8:30pm
Mainstay Mondays, in Rock Hall, MD
A unique collaborative show, with a new guest artist each week, in the coolest venue anywhere. Join us! Casual seating. Cash bar. A great way to spend a Monday night.
Make us your every Monday destination!
Guest artists:
5/6 -    The Craig Gildner Trio
            Craig, James Fowler and James Herron join me.
5/13 -   Rebekah Hock and Jennifer Kafka Smith 
            Songs from the Bee Gees, Billy Joel, Broadway more.
5/20 -   Kevin Jin
            Wash. Coll. graduate on Sunday, Mainstay on Monday!
5/27 -   Nate Grower
            The remarkable bluegrass fiddler.
See a sampling of Mainstay Mondays
Mainstay website (for complete show information)
(The Brampton Bed and Breakfast Inn in Chestertown offers a Mainstay Monday Special for out of town concertgoers. Take a look.)

THURSDAY, 5/2: 6:30pm
Cuvée Ray Wine Bar and Restaurant, Rehoboth Beach, DE
I'll join Mike McShane in accompanying vocalist Libby York for this special return performance.
More info
Libby York website

SUNDAY, 5/5: 3pm 
Grunin Center, Toms River, NJ
The Midiri Brothers Big Band pays tribute to the music of Benny Goodman and Artie Shaw. I'll be on piano, for this swinging affair. Yes, real big band jazz!
Grunin Center website
Midiri Brothers website

SUNDAY 5/11: 2pm
1867 Sanctuary Arts and Culture Center, Ewing, NJ
An afternoon of classic jazz with Cody Leavel (clarinet/sax/vocals). Cody's tenor saxophone earned him the lead chair in the Glenn Miller Orchestra (2012-2017) and his vocal style is reminiscent of Chet Baker.
1867 Center website

SATURDAY, 5/25: 7-10pm
Jerry's Seafood, Lewes, DE
John Ewart is back (from NOLA) for the Summer, and joins Mike McShane and I for our monthly night of fun. Contact Jerry's to make a reservation if you want to have a table near the band.
Jerry's website

SUNDAY, 5/26: 1-3pm
Wilmer Park, Chestertown, MD
I'll be joining vocalist Brad Chaires for Tea Party (reenactment) Festival. 



Other events take place. Contact Joe for info on any performance not listed here.

2/02/2019

APRIL, 2019


Here's a fun show in Rehoboth on 4/27 for Jazz appreciation month. The 'Monday Jazz Cats" is a reference to Mainstay Mondays. Amy, Frank and Chuck are all recurring Mainstay Monday guest artists. Pretty cool.

MONDAYS: 7:00-8:30pm
Mainstay Mondays, in Rock Hall, MD
A unique collaborative show, with a new guest artist each week, in the coolest venue anywhere. Join us! Casual seating. Cash bar. A great way to spend a Monday night.
Make us your every Monday destination!
Guest artists:
4/1 -   Clark Bjorke and Johnson Fortenbaugh
4/8 -   Steve Giordano
4/15 -  Sue Matthews
4/22 -  Lester Barrett
4/29 -  Paul Midiri
See a sampling of Mainstay Mondays
Mainstay website
(The Brampton Bed and Breakfast Inn in Chestertown offers a Mainstay Monday Special for out of town concertgoers. Take a look.)

FRIDAY, 4/18: 7-10pm
Cultured Pearl, Rehoboth Beach, DE
The Mike McShane Trio, featuring Paul Midiri on vibes, performs in the main dining room.
Cultured Pearl website 

SATURDAY, 4/19: 6-9pm
Jerry's Seafood, Lewes, DE
Shore Jazz night at Jerry's, featuring Paul Midiri - vibes. Reserve a table if you want to sit close.
Jerry's website

SATURDAY, 4/27: 7:30-9:30pm
Rehoboth Beach Fire Hall, Rehoboth Beach, DE
True Blue Jazz, Inc. features "Chuck Redd and the Monday Jazz Cats", for jazz appreciation month. 
True Blue Jazz website

Other events take place. Contact Joe for info on any performance not listed here.