5/07/2021

OCTOBER, 2021

LIVE EVENTS:

THURSDAY-SUNDAY, 10/14-17 - Midiri Brothers Sextet@Sun Valley Jazz and Music Festival, ID

I'll be with the Midiri Brothers Sextet for this wonderful festival.

Sun Valley Jazz website, Midiri Brothers page

FRIDAY-SUNDAY, 10/22-24 - Midiri Brothers Sextet@Pismo Beach Jazz Jubilee, CA

I'll be with the Midiri Brothers Sextet for this fun (and music filled!) weekend in Pismo Beach. 

Jazz Jubilee website, Midiri Brothers page


More to come!

SEPTEMBER, 2021

LIVE EVENTS: 

FRIDAY, 9/10:TBA - The Sholbertshires@Chestertown, MD Jazz Festival Gala

The Sholbertshire Swingtet is featured for the Chestertown Jazz Festival Gala Cocktail Party/Concert. More info to come.

Festival info, Festival page, Sholbertshires page  


More to come!

AUGUST, 2021

LIVE EVENTS: 

SUNDAY, 8/1: 4pm - Suede@The Turning Point, Piermont, NY

Amy Shook and I will be Suede's backing band. Fun!!

Suede's pageTurning Point website

FRIDAY, 8/20: 9pm-12am - Sharon Sable@Hummingbird to Mars, Wilmington, DE

A duo with Sharon in a super cool speakeasy venue. 

Sharon Sable websiteHummingbird website


More to come!

JULY, 2021

                                       Mainstay Monday returns!

 LIVE EVENTS:

SATURDAY, 7/10: 4-7pm - Shore Jazz@Southgate Grill, Berlin MD

John Ewart, Mike McShane and I swing Shore Jazz back into gear. Come out and support us at this new venue (for us)!

Southgate Grill website, Southgate Grill page, Shore Jazz website

SUNDAY, 7/11: 2pm - Midiri Brothers Sextet@Tri State Jazz Society, Wallingford, PA

I'm with the Midiri Brothers for a Tri State Jazz Society concert at the Community Arts Center in Wallingford, PA (also livestreamed on the Tri State Facebook page).

Tri State Jazz website, Midiri Brothers page, Community Arts Center website

MONDAY, 7/12: 7pm - Mainstay Monday with guest Steve Herberman@The Mainstay, Rock Hall, MD

One of the most respected names in the world of jazz guitar joins me for the return of Mainstay Monday! Join us for a 7 string-guitar/piano duo featuring favorite standards and jazz classics.

Mainstay website, Steve Herberman website

FRIDAY, 7/16: 6:30pm - Libby York@The Room at Cedar Grove, Lewes, DE

I'll join Mike McShane to perform with Libby York at this supper club venue.

Room at Cedar Grove info, Libby York website

MONDAY, 7/26: 7pm - Mainstay Monday with guests Maura West, Gabby Bucci and Ben Lammers (Washington College Jazz Combo)@The Mainstay, Rock Hall, MD

Maura, Gabby and Ben were scheduled to perform a final Washington Coll├Ęge Jazz Combo performance, as graduating seniors, in 2020. Now WAC alumni, the Jazz Combo reunites!

Mainstay website (listing coming soon)  

FRIDAY, 7/30: 730pm - Suede@Ram's Head On Stage, Annapolis, MD

Amy Shook and I will be Suede's backing band. Fun for sure!!

Suede's page  Ram's Head On Stage website  

LIVESTREAM EVENTS:

Every Tuesday: 7pm - Escape From Home piano hour

An hour of classic tunes and signature spontaniety. Find the video live on my Facebook page, or watch it later.

Joe's Facebook page

Every Wednesday: 7pm - Inside the Process

A unique look behind the curtain as I share stories, experiences, insights and music. Find the video live on my Facebook page or watch it later. 

Joe's Facebook page


Other events take place. Message Joe for info on any event not listed

JUNE, 2021

                                                 Libby York, with Mike and I                                         

LIVE EVENTS:

FRIDAY, 6/18: 5-8pm - Libby York@Bluecoast, Rehoboth Beach, DE

Mike McShane and I join Libby on the patio stage.

Bluecoast website, Libby York website

SATURDAY, 6/19: 6pm - Karen Somerville@Wilmer Park, Chestertown, MD

Juneteenth music and festivities throughout the day. My set accompanying Karen is at 6pm. 

More info

LIVESTREAM EVENTS:

Every Tuesday, 7pm: Escape, From Home piano hour

An hour of classic tunes and signature spontaneity. Find the video live on my Facebook page or watch it later.

Joe's Facebook page

Every Wednesday, 7pm: Inside the Process

A unique look behind the curtain as I share stories, experiences, insights and music. Find the video live on my Facebook page or watch it later.

Joe's Facebook page


Other events take place. Message joe for info on any event not listed.


5/06/2021

MAY, 2021

                                                   Livestreams continue.

LIVESTREAM EVENTS:

Every Tuesday, 7pm: "Escape, From Home" piano hour.

An hour of classic tunes and signature spontaneity. Find the video live on my Facebook page, or watch it later.

Joe's Facebook Page

Every Wednesday, 7pm: "Inside the Process"

A unique look behind the curtain and inside the process as I share stories, experiences, insights and music. Find the video love on my Facebook page, or watch it later.

Joe's Facebook page


Other events take place. Email Joe for info on events not included here. 

3/24/2021

APRIL, 2020



Sharon Sable and I debut our new show; "Songbird - The music of Blossom Dearie", livestreaming from the Mainstay stage on 4/25.  Details on this, and others livestreams below.

LIVESTREAM EVENTS:

Every Tuesday, at 7pm: "Escape, From Home" Piano Hour

An hour of classic tunes and signature spontaneity. Find the video live on my Facebook page, or watch it later. 

Joe's Facebook Page 

Every Wednesday, at 7pm: "Inside the Process"

A unique look behind the curtain and inside the process as I share stories, experiences, insights, and music. Find the video live on my Facebook page, or watch it later

Joe's Facebook Page

Monday 4/12, 7pm: "Monday Night LIVE"

Join me on the Mainstay Facebook page as I interview vocalist Sharon Sable. Sharon will reflect on the life, career and influence of vocalist/pianist Blossom Dearie. Sharon and I are debuting a Blossom Dearie tribute show later this month in a livestream from the Mainstay (see below). This interview is a prelude.   :)

Mainstay Facebook page

Friday, 4/23: 7pm - "Songbird - The Music of Blossom Dearie"

Sharon Sable and I debut our Blossom Dearie tribute show in a livestream from the Mainstay stage.

More info

Sunday, 4/25: 7:30pm - Beth McDonald/Scott Silbert/Joe Holt Livestream 

Blue House Productions hosts Beth, Scott and I from their video studio. Watch live on the Blue House Facebook page. Beth's originals, a tip of the hat to Peggy Lee, and more!

Blue House Facebook page

Saturday, 4/30: 6pm - Sholbertshire Swingtet livestream

True Blue Jazz hosts their annual Jazz Appreciation Day show virtually. The Sholbertshires open the livestream festivities!

More info


LIVE/IN PERSON EVENTS:

Friday, 4/16: 9pm-12am - Hummingbird to Mars, Wilmington, DE

Sharon Sable and I return to Wilmington's hip speakeasy. We'll be performing music from our Blossom Dearie Tribute show, and more! 

Sharon's Website   Hummingbird Website

Saturday 4/24: 10am-4pm  - Chestertown Art Walk, Chestertown, MD

I'll be featured as one of the pianists for the official debut of the Chestertown's Arts and Entertainment district piano. You can find me on High Street in front of Bad Alfred's for one set, beginning at 1:30pm.

More info 


Other events take place, Email Joe for info on events not included here.

2/26/2021

MARCH, 2021

                                         Here's something fun! Join us! 

LIVESTREAM EVENTS:

Every Tuesday, 7pm - "Escape, From Home Piano Hour"

A hour of classic tunes and signature spontaneity. Find the video live on my Facebook page, or watch it later.

Joe's Facebook page

Monday, 2/8, at 7pm - "Pandemic Piano"

Join me as I take you inside the process of making music, sharing from my experience(s), on the Mainstay Facebook page.

Mainstay Facebook page

Tuesday, March 9: 2pm livestream

Enoch Pratt Library Series - The Sholbertshires
Join us on the Enoch Pratt Facebook page, or via the Zoom webinar (links in the Facebook event) for a hour of swinging fun! Amy Shook - bass, Joe Holt - piano, Scott Silbert - sax, Steve Abshire - guitar

Every Wednesday at 7pm, beginning 3/17 - "Inside the Process"

Pandemic Piano finds a new home, with a new name. Join me as I share stories, insights and music from my experience(s), live on my Facebook page. 

Joe's Facebook page

LIVE EVENTS:

FRIDAY, 3/12: 9-12pm
Hummingbird to Mars, Wilmington, DE
Wilmington's hip speakeasy has resumed live music, and vocalist Sharon and Sable and I are looking forward to stretching our wings a bit with selections from her new Blossom Dearie tribute project.  

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

2/05/2021

FEBRUARY, 2021

 

                                          Live gigs are slowly working their way back. :)

Livestream events:
Every Tuesday, 7pm - "Escape, From Home Piano Hour"
A hour of classic tunes and signature spontaneity. Find the video live on my Facebook page, or watch it later.

Monday, 2/8, at 7pm - "Pandemic Piano"
Join me as I take you inside the process of making music, sharing from my experience(s), on the Mainstay Facebook page.

FRIDAY, 2/26: 4pm
Carpe Diem Arts Virtual Concert Series
Karen Somerville hosts this series, on the 4th Friday of each month, and is a featured performed this month. I'll join Karen in accompanying.

LIVE events:
SUNDAY, 2/14: 11am
Chesapeake Inn Reastraunt and Marina, Chesapeake City, MD
Valentine's Brunch with the "Classic Avenue" duo of Beth McDonald and I. Classic popular music, elegant food and surroundings with a wonderful view. 


Other performances take place. Email Joe for info on any event not listed. 

12/06/2020

JANUARY, 2021



Livestream events continue:

Every Tuesday evening, at 7pm - "Escape, From Home Piano Hour"

On my Facebook page


Monday, 1/11, at 7pm - "Pandemic Piano"

On the Mainstay Facebook page



11/21/2020

DECEMBER, 2020


Escape, From Home piano hours continue.

TUESDAY, 12/1: 7 to 8pm
Escape, From Home piano hour - livestreaming event
Join me to share the space for a solo piano "cocktail hour" approach to a wide range of music. 
Joe's Facebook page 

MONDAY 12/7: 7 to 8pm                                                                                                            Monday Night LIVE - livestreaming event  "Pandemic Piano"                                               I'll be livestreaming from home, sharing music and insights on the Mainstay Facebook page. Mainstay Facebook page

TUESDAY, 12/8: 7 to 8pm
Escape, From Home piano hour - livestreaming event
Join me to share the space for a solo piano "cocktail hour" approach to a wide range of music. 
Joe's Facebook page 

TUESDAY, 12/15: 7 to 8pm
Escape, From Home piano hour - livestreaming event
Join me to share the space for a solo piano "cocktail hour" approach to a wide range of music. 
Joe's Facebook page  

TUESDAY, 12/22: 7 to 8pm
Escape, From Home piano hour - livestreaming event
Join me to share the space for a solo piano "cocktail hour" approach to a wide range of music. 
Joe's Facebook page 


TUESDAY, 12/29: 7 to 8pm
Escape, From Home piano hour - livestreaming event
Join me to share the space for a solo piano "cocktail hour" approach to a wide range of music. 
Joe's Facebook page 

11/07/2020

NOVEMBER, 2020

The Sholbertshires ride again in a Blue House Live event. Join us, and be swung into great health!

TUESDAY, 11/3: 7 to 8pm
Escape, From Home piano hour - livestreaming event
Join me to share the space for a solo piano "cocktail hour" approach to a wide range of music. 
Joe's Facebook page 

MONDAY 11/9: 7 to 8pm                                                                                                            Monday Night LIVE - livestreaming event  - "Pandemic Piano"                                               I'll be livestreaming from home, sharing music and insights on the Mainstay Facebook page.  Mainstay Facebook page

TUESDAY, 10/10: 7 to 8pm
Escape, From Home piano hour - livestreaming event
Join me to share the space for a solo piano "cocktail hour" approach to a wide range of music. 
Joe's Facebook page 

TUESDAY, 10/17: 7 to 8pm
Escape, From Home piano hour - livestreaming event
Join me to share the space for a solo piano "cocktail hour" approach to a wide range of music. 
Joe's Facebook page  

SATURDAY, 10/21: 7:30pm
Blue House Productions - livestream event - Sholbertshire Swingtet
The Sholbertshire Swingtet (Shook, Holt, Silbert, Abshire). Swinging Great American Songbook favorites, tipping the hat to the Oscar Peterson Trio with Stan Getz.

TUESDAY, 10/27: 7 to 8pm
Escape, From Home piano hour - livestreaming event
Join me to share the space for a solo piano "cocktail hour" approach to a wide range of music. 
Joe's Facebook page  

9/01/2020

OCTOBER, 2020

 

I'll be around town and streaming on line for the True Blue Jazz festival this year. See below.

TUESDAY, 10/6: 7 to 8pm
Escape, From Home piano hour - livestreaming event
Join me to share the space for a solo piano "cocktail hour" approach to a wide range of music. 
Joe's Facebook page  

MONDAY 10/12: 7 to 8pm                                                                                                            Monday Night LIVE - livestreaming event  "Pandemic Piano"                                               I'll be livestreaming from home, sharing music and insights on the Mainstay Facebook page. Mainstay Facebook page

TUESDAY, 10/13: 7 to 8pm
Escape, From Home piano hour - livestreaming event
Join me to share the space for a solo piano "cocktail hour" approach to a wide range of music. 
Joe's Facebook page  

TRUE BLUE JAZZ FESTIVAL - 10/15-18
THURSDAY, 10/15: 6:30-9:30pm
The Pines, Rehoboth Beach, DE
McShane/Midiri/Sharon
Featuring Sharon Sable, vocals, with Mike Mcshane, drums, and myself.

FRIDAY, 10/16: 4 to 8pm
PORT 251; Rehoboth Beach, DE
Crescent City Jazz Band
Free event.

SATURDAY, 10/17: 9:45pm-10:35pm
True Blue Jazz Festival Livestream!
The Sholbertshire Swingtet (Amy Shook, Scott Silbert, Steve Abshire and myself) cap off 2 nights of live streaming jazz, saluting the classic Stan Getz and Oscar Peterson Trio recording. If you can't make it to Rehoboth Beach for the in person events, tune in Friday and Saturday nights, 10/16 and 17 using the link below. And especially Saturday at 9:45pm!

SUNDAY, 10/18: Shows at 11:30am and 2pm
The Pines, Rehoboth Beach, DE
True Blue Festival Closing Brunch Bash
11:30am - The Eddie Sherman Show, featuring Peggy Raley
2:00pm  - Shore Jazz featuring Holly Lane
I'll be in both bands   :)


TUESDAY, 10/20: 7 to 8pm
Escape, From Home piano hour - livestreaming event
Join me to share the space for a solo piano "cocktail hour" approach to a wide range of music. 
Joe's Facebook page  

TUESDAY, 10/27: 7 to 8pm
Escape, From Home piano hour - livestreaming event
Join me to share the space for a solo piano "cocktail hour" approach to a wide range of music. 
Joe's Facebook page  


SEPTEMBER, 2020

                                                                 Livestreams continue.


TUESDAY, 9/1: 7 to 8pm
Escape, From Home piano hour - livestreaming event
Join me to share the space for a solo piano "cocktail hour" approach to a wide range of music. 
Joe's Facebook page  

TUESDAY, 9/8: 7 to 8pm
Escape, From Home piano hour - livestreaming event
Join me to share the space for a solo piano "cocktail hour" approach to a wide range of music. 
Joe's Facebook page 

MONDAY 9/14: 7 to 8pm                                                                                                              Monday Night LIVE - livestreaming event                                                                              I'll be livestreaminig from home, on the Mainstay Facebook page. Topic TBA                        Mainstay Facebook page

TUESDAY, 9/15: 7 to 8pm
Escape, From Home piano hour - livestreaming event
Join me to share the space for a solo piano "cocktail hour" approach to a wide range of music. 
Joe's Facebook page  

TUESDAY, 9/22: 7 to 8pm
Escape, From Home piano hour - livestreaming event
Join me to share the space for a solo piano "cocktail hour" approach to a wide range of music. 
Joe's Facebook page  

TUESDAY, 9/29: 7 to 8pm
Escape, From Home piano hour - livestreaming event
Join me to share the space for a solo piano "cocktail hour" approach to a wide range of music. 
Joe's Facebook page  


8/02/2020

AUGUST, 2020

Friday nights (only) you'll find me in Rehoboth Beach, DE with the Pamala Stanley band. Something different (for me), and fun. Livestreams continue.

TUESDAY, 8/4: 7 to 8pm
Escape, From Home piano hour - livestreaming event
Join me to share the space for a solo piano "cocktail hour" approach to a wide range of music. 
Joe's Facebook page

FRIDAY, 8/7 - 7-10pm
The Pines, Rehoboth Beach, DE
The fun continues with the Pamala Stanley Band. Reservations required.
The Pines website


MONDAY, 8/10: 7-8pm
Monday Night LIVE - "Music As Therapy"
In this live presentation, on the Mainstay Facebook page, I'll share from my unique journey, in stories and music, that brought me to become a Board Certified Music Therapist, while remaining a full time performing pianist, and how it all interconnects.  
Mainstay Facebook page

WEDNESDAY, 8/12: 7 to 8pm (note the date change, this week only)
Escape, From Home piano hour - livestreaming event
Join me to share the space for a solo piano "cocktail hour" approach to a wide range of music. 
Joe's Facebook page 

FRIDAY, 8/14 - 7-10pm
The Pines, Rehoboth Beach, DE
True Blue Jazz presents Shore Jazz (Mike McShane, Cody Leavel and myself) featuring Holly Lane. Reservations required.
The Pines website

TUESDAY, 8/18: 7 to 8pm
Escape, From Home piano hour - livestreaming event
Join me to share the space for a solo piano "cocktail hour" approach to a wide range of music. 
Joe's Facebook page  

FRIDAY, 8/21: 7-10pm
The Pines, Rehoboth Beach, DE
The fun continues with the Pamala Stanley Band. Reservations required.
The Pines website

TUESDAY, 8/25: 7 to 8pm
Escape, From Home piano hour - livestreaming event
Join me to share the space for a solo piano "cocktail hour" approach to a wide range of music. 
Joe's Facebook page 

FRIDAY, 8/28: 7-10pm
The Pines, Rehoboth Beach, DE
The fun continues with the Pamala Stanley Band. Reservations required.
The Pines website


Check back for updates

6/06/2020

JULY, 2020


Eddie Sherman, Peggy Raley and the "True Blue Jazz All Stars" on the Freeman Stage on 7/18. Details below.

THURSDAY, 7/7: 7 to 8pm
Escape, From Home piano hour - livestreaming event
Join me to share the space for a solo piano "cocktail hour" approach to a wide range of music. 
Joe's Facebook page

MONDAY, 7/13: 7 to 8pm
Joe Holt LIVE - "In the Spirit of Dave McKenna"
Livestream solo piano concert from home, on the Mainstay Facebook page, paying tribute to who many call the best self accompanying pianist in jazz history.
Mainstay Facebook page

TUESDAY, 7/14: 7 to 8pm
Escape, From Home piano hour - livestreaming event
Join me to share the space for a solo piano "cocktail hour" approach to a wide range of music. 
Joe's Facebook page 

FRIDAY, 7/17 - 7-10pm
The Pines, Rehoboth Beach, DE
I'll be having fun with the Pamela Stanley band. Pamela is a long standing favorite in Rehoboth, singing hits from the 30s-70s. Actually, everyone will be having fun   :)
The Pines website

SATURDAY, 7/18: 8pm (doors open at 7)
The Freeman Stage, Selbyville, DE
The Eddie Sherman Show featuring Peggy Raley and the True Blue Jazz All Stars perform live and in person. No kidding!
Joe Baione - vibes
Cody Leavel - sax
Amy Shook - bass
Mike McShane - drums
Joe Holt - piano
Freeman Stage website

TUESDAY, 7/21: 7 to 8pm
Escape, From Home piano hour - livestreaming event
Join me to share the space for a solo piano "cocktail hour" approach to a wide range of music. 
Joe's Facebook page 

WEDNESDAY, 7/22: 6:30-8:30   cancelled
White Clay Park, Newark, DE
The John Clark Big Band is tentatively scheduled for an outdoor concert. This listing will be updated as soon as word comes in. 

FRIDAY, 7/23 - 7-10pm
The Pines, Rehoboth Beach, DE
I'll be having fun with the Pamela Stanley band. Pamela is a long standing favorite in Rehoboth, singing hits from the 30s-70s. Right now, we are going week to week on Friday nights, so come (tonight) if you can!
The Pines website

TUESDAY, 7/28: 7 to 8pm
Escape, From Home piano hour - livestreaming event
Join me to share the space for a solo piano "cocktail hour" approach to a wide range of music. 
Joe's Facebook page 

FRIDAY, 7/30 - 7-10pm
The Pines, Rehoboth Beach, DE
The fun continues with the Pamala Stanley Band. 

The Pines website



Check back for updates

6/05/2020

JUNE, 2020

No live gigs, yet. But join me for weekly "Escape, From Home" piano hour livestreams on my Facebook page. Update - Sunday the 28th at Bluecoast in Rehoboth. See below. 

THURSDAY, 6/4: 7 to 8pm
Escape, From Home piano hour - livestreaming event
Join me to share the space for a solo piano "cocktail hour" approach to a wide range of music. 
Joe's Facebook page

MONDAY, 6/8: 7 to 8pm
Livestream concert
Join me for a livestream concert for the Mainstay.
Mainstay Facebook page

TUESDAY, 6/9: 7 to 8pm
Escape, From Home piano hour - livestreaming event
Join me to share the space for a solo piano "cocktail hour" approach to a wide range of music. 
Joe's Facebook page 

TUESDAY, 6/16: 7 to 8pm
Escape, From Home piano hour - livestreaming event
Join me to share the space for a solo piano "cocktail hour" approach to a wide range of music. 
Joe's Facebook page 

TUESDAY, 6/23: 7 to 8pm
Escape, From Home piano hour - livestreaming event
Join me to share the space for a solo piano "cocktail hour" approach to a wide range of music. 
Joe's Facebook page 

SUNDAY, 6/28: 5 to 8pm - new listing
Bluecoast Seafood Grill, Rehoboth Beach, DE.
Shore Jazz, with John Ewart, Mike McShane and myself on the outdoor stage (weather permitting). 
Bluecoast Facebook page

TUESDAY, 6/30: 7 to 8pm
Escape, From Home piano hour - livestreaming event
Join me to share the space for a solo piano "cocktail hour" approach to a wide range of music. 
Joe's Facebook page


Check back for updates

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 are on hold for the immediate future. Check back for updates.

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

MONDAY, 5/11: - 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, 5/12 - 6-9pm - postponed
Mott's Creek Inn, Galloway, NJ
Jazz night at Mott's features Barbara Parker and "Cuppa' Joe". More info to come.

SUNDAY, 5/17 - 7pm - postponed
49 West Coffeehouse, Annapolis, MD  
Elana Byrd's Sunday Supper and Jazz series features myself with Griff Kazmierczak, in a duo performance. More info to come.

THURSDAY, 5/21 - 7pm
On line event!
Join me for an "Escape From Home" Piano Hour livestream, from my living room to yours.
Joe's Facebook page

THURSDAY, 5/28 - 7pm
On line event!
Join me for an "Escape From Home" Piano Hour livestream, from my living room to yours.

Joe's Facebook page



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 until further notice. 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 - cancelled
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 - cancelled
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.