[Dixielandjazz] OKOM around the USA . . Was OKOM On the Jersey side
. . Was OKOM IN NYC
barbonestreet at earthlink.net
Mon Dec 26 13:23:52 PST 2005
on 12/26/05 2:19 PM, Tom Duncan at tduncan at bellatlantic.net wrote: about
Vince Giordano's New Year's Eve show at 59E59 and then the Algonquin
> [TD] My wife and I enjoyed this show last week. Marion Cowings also sings
> the Great American Songbook in a great baritone and his son Alexander tap
> dances and improvises with the band. I believe that the 7 PM show is at
> 59E59 Theaters and Vince and the gang then race across Midtown to set up at
> The Algonquin for the $400 NYE ticket.
> On the Jersey Side, Dr. Dubious & the Agnostic have a repeat performance at
> First Night Montclair. We play and parade for the opening ceremony at 7 PM
> and play up to and including Auld Lang Syne before the fireworks at midnight
> . . . Join us in our hope for the same moderate weather we had last year. If
> you don't feel hardy enough to catch us outdoors, we play a set at 9:55 PM
> and you can also catch Richie Havens soulful singing, Tom Chapin's folk
> songs for kids, Sweet Georgia Brown and other music from country to doo wop
> plus lots more entertainment for the family . . . All for $15 or $5 for
> kids! Check out http://www.firstnightmontclair.com/schedule.php for the
> whole lineup and say hello if you come.
> Our band and friends will regroup for traditional NYE welcome and jam with
> single malt and Haggis. Are you there Don Ingle?
> Happy Hogmanay,
> Tom Duncan
> doctordubious at verizon.net
And down Philadelphia/Atlantic City way, you can catch Paul Grant and His
New Orleans Swing (with yours truly on clarinet) at the Showboat Casino in
AC from 3:30 PM to 7:15PM. Then Paul and I race for our Barbone Street date
at Shannondel near Valley Forge PA. 9PM to 12:30 AM.
Both events are FREE, but you need to call or write me to get in to the
Shannondel event as a band guest.
No doubt about it, NYE is an OKOM time in NYC/NJ/Philadelphia/Atlantic City
And, if you are in the Los Angeles area check out:
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy at Walt Disney Concert Hall. Celebrate as this big
band, whose appearance in the movie "Swingers" helped kick off the swing
revival of the mid-'90s, performs a variety of jazz, blues and swing. Show
times are 7 and 10:30 p.m. ($53 to $150) at 111 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles.
(213) 480-3232. ticketmaster.com.
Brian Setzer at House of Blues Anaheim. The avatar of cool performs a
variety of music, from rockabilly to big-band jazz. 9:30 p.m. ($125) at 1530
S. Disneyland Drive, Anaheim. (213) 480-3232. ticketmaster.com.
Probably a lot more OKOM around the USA than most of us are aware of, this
New Year's Eve, too.
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