Jazz Events in North Texas

This list is compiled by Chuck Mandernach. To add an event or receive his list directly, contact cmandernach@sbcglobal.net.

January

Arts Fifth Avenue – Fort Worth

Jan 21 | 6:30 p.m. | Kim Platko


The Balcony Club

First Sunday of every month | 5:00 p.m. | K. Ellingson Group

Every Sunday | 8:00 p.m. | Jonathan Fisher Presents: Sunday Night Jazz

Every Monday | 8:00 p.m. | Linny Nance’s Hour of Power | 9:30 p.m. | Liz Mikel’s Entertainers Showcase

Every Wednesday | 8:15 p.m. | John Adams’ Elite Jazz Jam

Jan 10 | 8:00 p.m. | Bobby Falk Quartet


Cafe Madrid

Last Friday of every month | Joel Pipkin’s Flamenco and World Jazz Project


Chocolate Secrets

Jan 12, 19, 26 | 7:30 p.m. | K. Cooks & Friends

Jan 13, 20, 27 | 7:30 p.m. | Parsa P

Jan 14, 21, 28 | 7:30 p.m. | Pat Peterson


Dallas Jazz Piano Society

Jan 12 | 7:00 p.m. | “Music if Bernstein and Sondheim” | Kawaii Piano Gallery – Plano


Ellie’s – Hall Arts Hotel

Every Friday | 6:00 p.m. | Melani Skybell

Jan 15 | 11:00 a.m. | Kent Ellingson


The Free Man Cajun Cafe

Every Sunday | Traditional New Orleans Jazz Brunch (1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.) | Jazz Jam hosted by Matthew Banks (10:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.)

Every Monday | 10:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. | The GJQ

Every Tuesday | 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | The Freeloaders | 10:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m. | Randy McGill & Eclectic

Every Wednesday | 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | Peter Rioux Trio

Every Thursday | 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | Linny Nance & Network (Bourbon stage); Kazunori Tanaka Quartet (Frenchmen stage)


Fort Brewery and Pizza

Every Sunday | 11:00 a.m. | Andrew Skates Trio


Jazz Becuzz Arts Center

7:00 p.m. | Tuesday Night Jam


The Kitchen Cafe

Jan 13 | 7: 30 p.m. | Tony Hakim with Brian Warthen & Jason Bucklin

Jan 21 | 7:30 p.m. | Tony Hakim with Peter Rioux & Jason Bucklin

Jan 27 | 7:30 p.m. | Stockton Helbing’s Jazz Initiative

Jan 28 | 7:30 p.m. | Rosana Eckert


The Library – The Melrose Hotel

Every Thursday | 6:30 p.m. | Erik Barnes/Jeff Robbins Duo


Memphis Night Club

Every First & third Monday | 7:00 p.m. | Memphis Brass


Revelers Hall

Every Saturday/Sunday | 2:00 p.m. | Revelers Hall Band

Every Tuesday | 7:00 p.m. | Terraplane Rounders

Every Wednesday | 8:30 p.m. | Shelley Carrol

Every Thursday | 7:30 p.m. | Bishop Avenue Hot 6

Jan 13 | 4:00 p.m. | Wes Case & Co.

Jan 14 | 5:00 p.m. | Outro Spection

Jan 15 | 5:00 p.m. | Ryan Peterson Quartet

Jan 16 | 7:00 p.m. | Monday Night Mash – Jazz Jam Session


Sammons Center for the Arts

Jan 20 | 7:30 p.m. | Cabaret & Cabernet


Scat Jazz Lounge

Nightly at 8:00 p.m. | *Second show at 10:00 p.m.

Jan 12 | John Adams Electric Trio

*Jan 13 | Dave Monsch Quartet

*Jan 14 | Mario Cruz

Jan 15 | Black Dog Jam

Jan 16 | 15 Year Anniversary Event

*Jan 20 | Quamon Fowler

*Jan 21 | Black Powder Vipers

Jan 22 | Black Dog Jam

Jan 26 | Jaelun Washington Trio

*Jan 27 | Ricki Derek & the Vegas Six

*Jan 28 | Tatiana “LadyMay” Mayfield

Jan 29 | Black Dog Jam


Steve’s Wine Bar

Jan 12 | 7:30 p.m. | Gwynne Johnson

Jan 19 | 7:30 p.m. | Greg Waits Trio

Jan 21 | 7:30 p.m. | Tito Charneco

Jan 25 | 7:30 p.m. | Will Peters-Seymour

Jan 28 | 7:30 p.m. | McClure/Williams Quartet


Stoney’s Wine Lounge

Jan 14 | 8:00 p.m. | Stone Savage Quartet

Jan 20 | 7:30 p.m. | Bob Pike Trio


Table 13

Jan 23, 31 | 6:00 p.m. | Melani Skybell

Jan 26, 30 | 6:00 p.m. | Henry Munoz

Jan 27, 28 | 6:00 p.m. | Marc Toussaint Combo


Texas Ale Project

Every Sunday | 11:00 a.m. | Andrew Skates Trio

Every Sunday | 3:00 p.m. | Nick Jones Band


Tulips

Jan 18 | 7:30 p.m. | Jim Milan’s Bucket List Jazz Band


The Wine Therapist

First Thursday of every month | 8:00 p.m. | Jason Bucklin Trio

Jan 13 | 8:00 p.m. | Mark McKenzie Trio


Z-Grill & Tap

Jan 18 | 8:00 p.m. | Freddie Jones Band

Jan 25 | 8:00 p.m. | Rebel Alliance Band

Photo Credit: Bart Marantz