9/16/2017

OCTOBER, 2017


Jazz festival weekend in Rehoboth, starting on Thursday the 12th, when I'll perform with True Blue's featured program. Will also take part in True Blue events on Saturday.

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:
10/2 - Barbara Parker - singer/songwriter
10/9 - Rosemary Benson - vocals
10/16 - Chuck Redd - vibes/drums
10/23 - Rebecca Hock - reeds
10/30 - Brad Chaires - vocals
See a sampling of Mainstay Mondays
Mainstay website

FRIDAY 10/6: 7-10pm
Cultured Pearl, Rehoboth Beach, DE.
The Mike McShane Trio, featuring Paul Midiri on vibes, is featured in the main dining room.
Cultured Pearl website

SATURDAY 10/7: 12-2pm
Southern Delaware Food/Wine/Music Festival, Millsboro, DE
Shore Jazz, with guest vocalist Peggy Raley is featured for this event. John Ewart - sax, Paul Midiri - vibes, Mike McShane - drums. 
Website

THURSDAY 10/12: 7:30pm
Clear Space Theatre, Rehoboth Beach, DE
Opening night for the True Blue Jazz Festival: The Eddie Sherman Show featuring Peggy Raley, with guests, Cody Leavel and Geoff Gallante. One Show only.
True Blue Jazz website

FRIDAY 10/13: 6-10pm
Just in Thyme, Rehoboth Beach, DE
The Mike McShane Trio featuring Paul Midiri joined by Roo Brown, vocals. Join us for jazz festival weekend dinner and drinks. 
Just in Thyme website

SATURDAY 10/14: 5-8pm
Avenue Inn, Rehoboth Beach, DE
True Blue Afternoon Jazz Jam, with Mike McShane and I, and whoever may stop by to sit in. Free. Also Mike and I will be taking part in the latter portion of the Bandstand concert from noon to 3, following the youth orchestras. Also free. 


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

8/28/2017

SEPTEMBER, 2017



From Joe's first performance in the intimate space at 49 West, in Annapolis, MD. I'll return to 49 West, this time in a duo performance with Geoff Gallante, on September 9.

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:
9/4  - Beth McDonald - vocals 
9/11 - Tom Baldwin - bass 
9/18 - Paul Midiri/Mike McShane - vibes/drums
9/25 - Van Albert - multi instrumental/vocal
See a sampling of Mainstay Mondays
Mainstay website

SATURDAY 9/9 - 8:00pm
49 West, Annapolis, MD
Duo concert with Geoff Gallante for Elana Byrd's jazz series at 49 West. $20 cover. Very limited seating so call for reservations on this one: 410-626-9796.
Website

FRIDAY 9/15 - 7-10pm
Back Porch Cafe', Rehoboth Beach, DE
Sax/keyboard duo with John Ewart.
Website

FRIDAY 9/22 - 9:45pm-12:45am
The Nomad Bar, Wilmington, DE
Jazz night at The Nomad with the Vince Lardear Trio. Vince - sax, Ray Anthony, drums. 
Nomad Facebook page


SATURDAY 9/30: 7-10pm
Jerry's Seafood, Lewes, DE
Shore Jazz night at Jerry's, with John, Mike and Joe.
Jerry's website



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

7/17/2017

AUGUST, 2017


From a duo concert with Geoff Gallante in Naples Fla. on 1/15/17. I'll be accompanying Geoff in a duo performance at Ocean County (NJ) College Summer Series on 8/23.

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:
8/7 -  Ken Cicerale - saxophone 
8/14 - Sue Matthews - vocals 
8/21 - Danny Tobias - trumpet
8/28 - John Thomas - saxophone
See a sampling of Mainstay Mondays
Mainstay website


FRIDAY 8/5: 8-11pm
Cultured Pearl, Rehoboth Beach, DE.
The Mike McShane Trio, featuring Paul Midiri on vibes, is featured in the main dining room.
Cultured Pearl website

SATURDAY 8/6: 5-8pm
Bluecoast Seafood Grill, Rehoboth Beach, DE
The Shore Jazz trio, featuring John Ewart, performs on the patio stage.
Bluecoast Facebook page

SATURDAY 8/13: 1:30-4:30pm
Rehoboth Art League, Rehoboth Beach, DE
The Shore Jazz trio, with Holly Lane, perform for the annual outdoor show.
More info

WEDNESDAY 8/23: 8pm
Grunin Center for the Arts, Ocean County College, NJ
Duo concert with 16 yr old trumpet phenom Geoff Gallante for the Grunin Center Jazz series. See video post above.
More info/buy tickets

SATURDAY 8/28: 7-10pm
Jerry's Seafood, Lewes, DE
Shore Jazz night at Jerry's, with John, Mike and Joe.
Jerry's website



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

6/19/2017

JULY, 2017

Roo Brown returns to headline the Milton Theatre on the 7th, and to Mainstay Monday on the 24th.
MONDAYS - 7:00pm
Mainstay Mondays, in Rock Hall, MD
A unique collaborative show, with a new guest artist each week. Join us! Casual seating. Cash bar. A great way to spend a Monday night. Make us your every Monday destination!
Guest artists:
note: we will be dark on 7/3. Enjoy the Rock Hall fireworks!
7/10 - Joe Midiri - clarinet/saxophone 
7/17 - Nina Sharp - vocals
7/24 - Roo Brown - songs and stories
7/31 - Paula Johns - vocals
See a sampling of Mainstay Mondays
Mainstay website

SUNDAY 7/2 - 5-8pm
Bluecoast Restaraunt - Rehoboth Beach, DE
Shore Jazz Trio, w/ Mike McShane - drums, and Cody Leavel - sax.
Bluecoast website


FRIDAY 7/7 - 8pm
Milton Theatre - Milton, DE
Roo Brown Returns! Roo retired from a singing and acting career on and Off-Broadway in 1995. She now lives in Lewes, DE; active in the choral and arts communities. Joe accompanies as Roo revisits her night club act, sharing stories, songs and fun! 
Speaking of fun, betcha' you remember this (if you're old enough):
Heinz Gravy commercial 

SATURDAY 7/22: 7-10pm
Jerry's Seafood, Lewes, DE
Shore Jazz night at Jerry's, with John, Mike and Joe.
Jerry's website

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

5/29/2017

JUNE, 2017

Danny Tobias and I appear in concert together on 6/11 at the 1867 Sanctuary, in Ewing, NJ

MONDAYS - 7:00pm
Mainstay Mondays, in Rock Hall, MD
A unique collaborative show, with a new guest artist each week. Join us! Casual seating. Cash bar. A great way to spend a Monday night. Make us your every Monday destination!
Guest artists:
6/5 - Fred Hughes - piano (2 pianos on stage!)
6/12 - Celine Mogielnicki - soprano
6/19 - Cody Leavel - sax/clarinet
6/26 - Blake Cramer - vibes
See a sampling of Mainstay Mondays
Mainstay website

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

SUNDAY 6/11: 3pm
1867 Sanctuary at Ewing, Ewing, NJ
Duo concert with Danny Tobias concert at a wonderful historic venue.
learn more
Danny's website

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

4/30/2017

MAY 2017


The brand new American Constellation debuts this month in the American Cruise Line's Chesepeake Bay itenerary. Joe begins his 8th year as walk on entertainer onboard the Constellation while docked in Cambridge, MD.
Listed below are Joe's public events. 

MONDAYS - 7:00pm
Mainstay Mondays, in Rock Hall, MD
A unique collaborative show, with a new guest artist each week. Join us! Casual seating. Cash bar. A great way to spend a Monday night. Make us your every Monday destination!
Guest artists:
5/1 - Fredy Granillo - guitar/vocals
5/8 - Barb Ferris/Bob Colligan - vocals/bass
5/15 - Meredith Hadaway - harp
5/22 - Elisabeth Engle - vocals
5/29 - Tom McHugh - come and see
See a sampling of Mainstay Mondays
Mainstay website

SUNDAY 5/7: 3pm
St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Millersville, MD
Beth McDonald and Joe perform for St. Paul's concert series. 
Learn more

FRIDAY 5/26: 8-11pm
Cultured Pearl, Rehoboth Beach, DE.
The Mike McShane Trio, featuring Paul Midiri on vibes, is featured in the main dining room.

SATURDAY 5/27: 7-10pm
Jerry's Seafood, Lewes, DE
Shore Jazz night at Jerry's, with John, Mike and Joe.

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

3/19/2017

APRIL, 2017

                      Dick Durham and Joe - Mainstay Monday, 8/22/16.
MONDAYS - 7:00pm
Mainstay Mondays, in Rock Hall, MD
A unique collaborative show, with a new guest artist each week. Join us! Casual seating. Cash bar. A great way to spend a Monday night. Make us your every Monday destination!
Guest artists:
4/3 - Bob and Pam Ortiz - guitar/vocals
4/20 - Max Murray - bass
4/17 - Pres Harding/Jodie Littleton - guitar/vocals
3/27 - Dick Durham - piano (2 pianos on stage) 
See a sampling of Mainstay Mondays
Mainstay website

SATURDAY 4/1: 8pm
1867 Sanctuary at Ewing, Ewing, NJ
Solo piano concert at a wonderful historic venue.
learn more

SATURDAY 4/15: 7-10pm - Jerry's Seafood, Lewes, DE
Shore Jazz at Jerry's! With John, Mike and Joe. Always fun.
More info

SUNDAY 4/30: 2pm - Hotchkiss Hall, Washington College, Chestertown, MD
Jazz Ensenble and Combo semester performance. I'll perform with the combo, directed by Dr. Ken Schweitzer. The students have put together a solid program. It will be fun. 
More info

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

2/21/2017

MARCH, 2017

  Beth and Joe perform at the Milton Theatre on Saturday 3/4. See below.

MONDAYS - 7:00pm
Mainstay Mondays, in Rock Hall, MD
A unique show, with a new guest artist each week. Join us! Casual seating. Cash bar. A great way to spend a Monday night. Make us your every Monday destination!
Guest artists:
3/6   - Vince Lardear/Bob Colligan - sax/bass
3/13 - Mike Buccino/Mark Dykeman - bass/guitar/vocals
3/20 - Brad Chaires - vocals
3/27 - John Ewart/Mike McShane (Shore Jazz) - sax/ckarinet/drums  
See a sampling of Mainstay Mondays
Mainstay website

SATURDAY 3/4 - 8pm - Milton Theatre, Milton DE
Beth McDonald and I perform in concert presenting Beth's originals, classic jazz and popular favorites, and more. We've each performed at the Milton Theatre in the past, but this is our first show at the Milton together. Join us!
More info

FRIDAY 3/10 - 7-10pm - Cultured Pearl, Rehoboth Beach, DE
The Mike McShane Trio, featuring Paul Midiri on vibes, swings on he main dining room stage.
More info 

WEDNESDAY 3/15 - Garfield Center for the Arts, Chestertown, MD
I have the privilege each year of being the musical director for the annual Women Helping Women fundraising concert, and accompanying many of our best local performers. I call it the biggest annual group hug in Chestertown. This concert always sells out prior to the event, but I'd encourage you to learn more and make a donation via the Garfield Center webpage. A live stream link should be posted on the Women Helping Women Facebook page in the days prior to the show, if you'd like to watch from home.
Garfield Center website
Women Helping Women Facebook page

FRIDAY 3/24 - Jerry's Seafood, Lewes, DE
Shore Jazz at Jerry's! With John, Mike and Joe. Always fun.
More info

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

2/05/2017

FEBRUARY, 2017

                                  Nevin Dawson with Joe - Mainstay Monday 9/5/16

MONDAYS - 7:00pm
Mainstay Mondays, in Rock Hall, MD
Mainstay Mondays continue! This month goes just about everywhere, with wonderful guest artists. Join us! Casual seating. Cash bar. A great way to spend a Monday night. Make us your every Monday destination!
Guest artists:
2/6   - Amy Shook - bass
2/13 - Lena Seikaly - vocalist
2/20 - Guthrie Matthews - guitar
2/27 - Nevin Dawson - viola  
See a sampling of Mainstay Mondays
Mainstay website

FRIDAY 2/10 - 7-10pm
Jerry's Seafood, Lewes, DE
Shore Jazz (John, Mike and I) is back to once a month at Jerry's. It's a good time

FRIDAY 2/24 - 9:30pm - 12:30am
Nomad Bar, Wilmington, DE
Playing with the Vince Lardear Trio at Wilmington's Friday night jazz spot.

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

12/10/2016

JANUARY, 2017


Geoff Gallante and Joe - Mainstay Monday, 8/29/16

MONDAYS - 7:00pm
Mainstay Mondays, in Rock Hall, MD
Mainstay Mondays continue! I'm at the piano, performing a collaborative concert with a new guest artist each week. Casual seating. Cash bar. A great way to spend a Monday night. Make us your every Monday destination!
Guest artists:
1/2 and 1/9 - dark 
1/16 - Sam Guthridge as guest host, with Ian Trusheim - bass
1/23 - Chuck Redd - vibes/drums
1/30 - Washington College Jazz Combo, Joe McCarthy - director  
See a sampling of Mainstay Mondays
Mainstay website

FRIDAY 1/6 - 7-10pm
Culturled Pearl, Rehoboth Beach, DE
The Mike McShane Trio, featuring Paul Midiri, is featured in the main dining room tonight.

SATURDAY 1/7 - 8pm - cancelled for snowstorm, rescheduled for March 4th.
Milton Theatre, Milton DE
Beth McDonald and I perform in concert presenting Beth's originals, classic jazz and popular favorites, and more. We've each performed at the Milton Theatre in the past, but this is our first show at the Milton together. Join us!
More info

SUNDAY 1/15 - 4pm
Moorings Presbyterian Church, Naples, FL
Trumpeter Geoff Gallante is featured for the Hyaninth Concert series. I'll be joining Geoff in a duo concert for this performance. 
More info

SATURDAY 1/21 - 7-10pm
Jerry's Seafood, Lewes, DE
Shore Jazz (John Ewart/Mike McShane/Joe) is back to a once a month schedule at Jerry's! Always a nice time when we're there. 
Jerry's music schedule

SATURDAY 1/28 - 8pm
The Mainstay, Rock Hall MD
A special Saturday night "Mainstay Monday" event, combining guest artists from 5 separate Monday shows in 2016, to form a unique, one time only jazz band.
Joe Midiri -   clarinet
Dan Tobias -  trumpet
David Sacks - trombone
Max Murray -  bass
Paul Midiri -   drums/vibes
Joe -             piano
Mainstay website

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

11/14/2016

DECEMBER, 2016

                                              Mike McShane (trio) CD
ongoing:

MONDAYS - 7:00pm
Mainstay Mondays, in Rock Hall, MD
I'm at the piano, performing with new guest artists each week. Casual seating. Cash bar. A great way to spend a Monday night. Make us your every Monday destination!
Guest artists:
12/5 - Holly Lane - vocals, with Mike McShane - drums
12/12 - Jason Long - piano
12/19 - Lester Barrett - vocals
12/26 - dark date
See a sampling of Mainstay Mondays

THURSDAY 12/1/16: 7-9:30pm
Community Arts Center, Wallingford, PA
Holiday Sale Preview Party
Lots of cool things happen at the Wallingford Comunity Arts Center. Check out their website, and come hang out with me as I play the preview party, solo piano.

FRIDAY 12/23: 7-10pm
Cultured Pearl, Rehoboth Beach, DE
Paul Midiri joins Mike and I, as the Mike McShane Trio. The album cover photo above is from that space. 

SATURDAY 12/31: 7-9pm
Mainstay, Rock Hall, MD
I'm providing music for the Mainstay's NYE potluck dinner (begins at 6). Come on over and hang out awhile. 

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

10/28/2016

NOVEMBER, 2016

                                                          Sue and Joe - from the archives (2008)

ongoing:

MONDAYS - 7:00pm
Mainstay Mondays, in Rock Hall, MD
I'm at the piano, performing with new guest artists each week. Casual seating. Cash bar. A great way to spend a Monday night. Make us your every Monday destination!
Guest artists:
11/7 - Scott Silbert - saxaphone
11/14 - David Sacks - trombne
11/21 - Sue Matthews - vocals
11/28 - Jeff Davis - bass/guitar/vocals, with Ray Anthony - drums
See a sampling of Mainstay Mondays

WEDNESDAY 11/16: 4pm
Emmanuel Church, Chestertown MD
Annual interfaith community Thanksgiving service. Privileged to play the service again this year. Local musicians and singers will also perform. 

SATURDAY 11/25: 7-10pm
The Cultured Pearl, Rehoboth Beach, DE
The Mike McShane Trio, with Paul Midiri on vibes, featured in the dining room.

WEDNESDAY 11/30: 6-8:30pm
Winterthur Galleries Reception Atrium, Wilmihgton, DE
Winterthur's Yultide Jazz and Wine series features the Ron Cole Trio. I get to join them.

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

9/24/2016

OCTOBER, 2016


ongoing:

MONDAYS - 7:00pm
Mainstay Mondays, in Rock Hall, MD
I'm at the piano, performing with new guest artists each week. Casual seating. Cash bar. A great way to spend a Monday night. Make us your every Monday destination!
Guest artists:
10/3 - Vaughn Bratcher - bass, Ray Anthony - drums
10/10 - Henning Hoehne - clarinet/sax
10/17 - Philip Dutton - piano
10/24 - Barbara Parker - guitar/vocals, Pres Harding - guitar
10/31 - Halloween Special - Church Hill Theatre Actors:
           Matt Folker, Nina Sharp, Shannon Whitaker, Mark Wiening 
See a sampling of Mainstay Mondays

SATURDAY 10/1: 6pm
Tilghman Methodist Church Conert Series, Tilghman Island, MD
Beth McDonald and I perform a mixture of jazz and popular standards, originals and gospel favorites. Flutist Ashley Watkins performs to open the program.

SATURDAY 10/8: 12noon
Fallfest, Rock Hall, MD
I'll be with the band for Sue Matthew's set. Rain or Shine. 

FRIDAY 10/14: 7:30 and 9:30
True Blue Jazz Series, Clear Space Theatre, Rehoboth Beach, DE
In the Eddie Sherman Show band with guests artists Geoff Gallante and Norm Freeman.

SATURDAY 10/15: noon-3pm
Rehoboth Beach Bandstand
True Blue Jazz features student musicians, then the Eddie Sherman Show featuring Geoff. 

SATURDAY 10/15: 7-10pm
Delaware Distilling Company, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
The Mike McShane Trio, featuring Paul Midiri, performs for Jazz Fest weekend.

SATURDAY 10/29:7-10pm
Jerry's Seafood, Lewes, DE
Shore Jazz is back! John, Mike and Joe do their thing. 


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

8/19/2016

SEPTEMBER 2016

                                                       Danny Tobias Quintet
ongoing:

MONDAYS - 7:00pm
Mainstay Mondays, in Rock Hall, MD
I'm at the piano, with a new guest artist each week. Casual seating. Cash bar. A great way to spend a Monday night. Make us your every Monday destination!
Guest artists:
9/5  - Nevin Dawson - viola
9/12 - Dave Schiff -sax, Mike McShane - drums
9/19 - Karen Sommerville - vocals
9/26 - Sam Guthridge - banjo

WEDNESDAYS - 5:30-7:30pm, thru 9/14
"Piano Bar" night at JR's Pub, Chestertown, MD
Grateful for a three year run, and my many friends. 9/14 was our final evening.

also:

SATURDAY 9/3: 8-11pm
Mike McShane Trio - Cultured Pearl, Rehoboth Beach, DE
John Ewart joins Mike and me tonight.

SATURDAY 9/10: 2pm
Danny Tobias Quintet at the 1867 Sanctuary at Ewing (NJ)
I'm with Danny and his stellar band (see picture above) for this New Jersey Jazz Society co-sponsored event. This concert is being recorded for future release. Come and be a part of it!

FRIDAY 9/30: 9:30pm-12:30am
Vince Lardear Trio at Nomad, WIlmington, DE.





7/25/2016

AUGUST 2016


ongoing:

MONDAYS - 7:00pm
Mainstay Mondays, in Rock Hall, MD
I'm at the piano, with a new guest artist each week. Casual seating. Cash bar. A great way to spend a Monday night. Make us your every Monday destination!
Guest artists:
8/1 - Max Murray -bass
8/8 - Midiri Brothers - clarinet/sax, drums
8/15 - Beth McDonald - vocalist, singer/songwriter
8/22 - Dick Durham - piano 
8/29 - Geoff Gallante - trumpet

WEDNESDAYS - 5:30-7:30pm
"Piano Bar" night at JR's Pub, Chestertown, MD
Enjoy this unique opportunity, every week.

and:

FRIDAY 8/5: 8pm
Mike McShane Trio, featuring Barbara Parker - Milton (DE) Theatre
Barbara joins Mike, Paul Midiri and me on stage for an evening of swinging jazz and more. One night only. Join us! 

SUNDAY 8/7: 1-4pm
Shore Jazz with Holly Lane - Rehoboth Art League
Holly joins us for the annual Rehoboth Art League outdoor show. 

FRIDAY 8/19: 8-11pm
Mike McShane Trio - Culturled Pearl, Rehoboth Beach, DE
Mike, Paul and me. Always fun. And a wonderful restaurant, too.

SATURDAY 8/20: 3-4:15pm 
Caroline Summerfest - Denton, MD
Vince Lardear, Mike McShane and I perform on the Courthouse stage. A fun way to spend the day.

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

6/24/2016

JULY, 2016

            Mike McShane and Paul Midiri with Joe for the First "Mainstay Mondays" show.
Ongoing:

MONDAYS - 7:00pm
Mainstay Mondays, in Rock Hall, MD
I'll be at the piano, with a new guest artist each week. Casual seating. Cash bar. A great way to spend a Monday night. Make us your every Monday destination!
Guest artists:
7/4 -  Melissa McGlynn and John Schratweiser  
7/11 - Chuck Redd
7/18 - Roo Brown
7/25 - Donato Soverio

WEDNESDAYS - 5:30-7:30pm
"Piano Bar" night at JR's Pub, Chestertown, MD
Enjoy this unique opportunity, every week.

In addition :

FRIDAY 7/1: 8-11pm
Mike McShane Trio at The Culturled Pearl, Rehoboth Beach, DE
Featuring Paul Midiri on vibes. 


TUESDAY 7/5: 7pm
Lewes Summer Concert Series
Sherman, Peggy Raley and the gang perform from the Great American Songbook
Mike Mcshane - drums, Dave Schiff - sax, and Joe

TUESDAY 7/26: 4:30pm
Summer Literary Salon, Washington College, Chestertown MD
Beth McDonald performs for the music postion of the program. I'll be with her on piano. More info here. 




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

5/21/2016

JUNE 2016


                       Click here to learn more about Mainstay Mondays.

Ongoing:

MONDAYS - 7:00pm
Mainstay Mondays, in Rock Hall, MD
I'll be at the piano, with a new guest artist each week. Casual seating. Cash bar. A great way to spend a Monday night. Make us your every Monday destination!
Guest artists:
6/6: Eddie Sherman and Peggy Raley
6/13 - Vince Lardear
6/20 - Danny Tobias
6/27 - Rhonda Apple

WEDNESDAYS - 5:30-7:30pm
"Piano Bar" night at JR's Pub, Chestertown, MD
Still going! Come on out and enjoy the hang.

In addition:

SATURDAY 6/11 - 7:45pm
Fountain Park, Chestertown - featuring Barbara Parker
For Chestertown's "Music in the Park" series. I'll accompany Barbara, along with Ray Anthony on drums. More info.

SUNDAY 6/19 - 10:30am
Browns Mills (NJ) United Methodist Church - with Beth McDonald
Beth and I present a concert of hymns and gospel, along with Beth's original music, in the morning service time.  

SUNDAY 6/26 - 11am-2pm
Nassau Valley Vineyards Farmer's Market, Lewes DE
A lovely place to spend an afternoon. I'll be playing solo piano.


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

4/12/2016

MAY, 2016

American Cruise Lines returns to the Chesapeake Bay this month. Joe joins them as a walk on entertainer when docked in Cambridge, MD.

Ongoing:

WEDNESDAYS 5:30-7:30pm  (note: will be dark on 5/11)
"Piano Bar" night at JR's Pub, Chestertown, MD
A Wednesday night institution in Chestertown. Joe will be performing for American Cruise Lines (see above) on 5/11, and the piano bar will be dark.

MONDAY 5/30: 7pm
"Mainstay Mondays" begin!  The Mainstay, Rock Hall, MD
The Mike McShane trio with Paul Midiri is featured for the first concert of the new "Mainstay Mondays" series. Click here to learn more.

In addition:
FRIDAY 5/6: 8pm
Roo Brown: "Alive and Ticking" - Milton Theatre, Milton, DE
Roo retired from a singing and acting career on and Off-Broadway in 1995. She now lives in Lewes, DE; active in the choral and arts communities. Joe accompanies as Roo revisits her night club act, sharing stories, songs and fun! 
Speaking of fun, betcha' you remember this (if you're old enough):
Heinz Gravy commercial (ran for 10 years!)
Click here to order tickets.

FRIDAY 5/27: 7-10pm
Shore Jazz at Jerry's Seafood, Lewes, DE
John, Mike and Joe pay their occassional visit to Jerry's for a swinging evening

SATURDAY/SUNDAY 5/28, 29: 8-11pm
Mike McShane Trio at The Culturled Pearl, Rehoboth Beach, DE
Featuring Paul Midiri on vibes. 

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

APRIL, 2016

                                  Avalon Theatre Marquis. See event below.
Joe performs solo:

WEDNESDAYS: 5:30-7:30pm
Joe plays the piano bar (piano room) at JR's Pub, Chestertown, MD
Piano bar continues at JR's on Wednesday evenings. A unique experience in Chestertown (or anywhere).

Joe performs with:

Beth McDonald

FRIDAY 4/8: 8pm
Beth McDonald and Joe return to the Avalon Theatre, Easton, MD
Beth and Joe perform in concert in the Stoltz Listening Room. A favorite room to play.


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

2/07/2016

MARCH, 2016

                                 11th annual Women Helping Women concert - see below

Joe performs solo:

(all) WEDNESDAYS and (most) SUNDAYS
Joe performs solo piano at the "piano bar" (piano room) at JR's Past Time Pub, Chestertown MD

SUNDAYS: 5:30-7:30pm
Philip Dutton plays 3/20
Joe plays the others.

WEDNESDAYS: 5:30-7:30pm
Joe performs weekly, except 3/16 (for Women Helping women. See below).

(Piano bar schedule subject to change and dark dates. Double check this schedule for updates.)

Joe performs with:

 Dan Tobias:

SUNDAY 3/20: 2pm
Community Arts Center, Wallingford PA
The Tri-State Jazz Society presents the ever tasteful Danny leading a band that includes Jim Lawlor, Paul Midiri, Joe Plowman and myself. Learn more here

Shore Jazz:

FRIDAY 3/25: 
Jerry's Seafood, Lewes DE

Mike McShane:

SATURDAY  3/26: 7-10pm
The Cultured Pearl, Rehoboth Beach, DE
The Mike McShane Trio features Paul Midiri.

Special Event:

WEDNESDAY 3/16: 7pm
11th Annual Women Helping Women Concert.
The biggest annual group hug in Chestertown. Joe serves as musical director/accompanist. This event sells out in advance each year, so reserve now. 
Click here to learn more.
Women Helping Women Facebook page

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