Friday, August 2

and the 1st Friday of each month

Dante's Live Music Venue & Bar

16 West Main Street, Frostburg, MD

6:00-8:00 Dinner & Jazz


ToMaShaTo Jazz FUNktet
m Simpson, trumpet

Marc Lawrence, drums

Shawn Dennisonbass
  Tom Harrison, keyboards

Jazz Guitarist, Mike Gellar

Upcoming Performances:


Wednesday, July 31 2019

5:30 PM to 8:30 PM 

Sipside Lounge

119 S 2nd Street Oakland, MD 21550.

Don't miss this special appearance by

world-class guitarist Randy Johnston!

Randy will join Mike in a guitar duo performing blues

and jazz in this intimate setting.

Get there early, as Sipside's capacity is 35 people. 

Telephone: 301-533-2960


Thursday, August 8, 2019

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM 

Hen House Restaurant

18072 National Pike, Frostburg, MD 21532. 

Vocalist Julie Buck joins Mike from Tucson

for an evening of wonderful food and music on the deck. 

Telephone: 301-689-5001


Saturday, August 10, 2019

5:30 PM to 8:30 PM 

Sipside Lounge

119 S 2nd Street Oakland, MD 21550. 

Vocalist Julie Buck is visiting from Tucson and

will perform with Mike in this beautiful, intimate lounge. 

Telephone: 301-533-2960


Saturday, August 17, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM 

Toasted Goat/The Hotel Gunter

11 West Main Street, Frostburg, MD 21532. 

Vocalist Christiana Drapkin and Mike perform at this

newly renovated restaurant, bar and hotel. 

Telephone: 240-657-0500


Sunday, August 18, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM 

Hen House Restaurant

18072 National Pike, Frostburg, MD 21532. 

Guitarist Mike Gellar and vocalist Christiana Drapkin

will play jazz standards, blues, bossa novas and more. 

Telephone: 240-657-0500





Jazz Appreciation Month


The Cumberland Jazz Society's

Weekend of Jazz was a huge success

Thanks to the following:

Thanks to Dr. Jared Sims, director of the Cumberland Area All-Star Big Band

and the members of the band for a successful clinic and concert April 13


Paul Breeden

William Swink

Abbie Rice

Grant Shepherd

Gabriel Hicks


Matt Price

Jasen Chen

Roudell Moffett

Gregory Jackson

Isaac McCarthy


Mitch Septoff

Joe Simon

Carl Eckard

James Tasker

Rhythm Section

Benjamin Kiehl

Perry Jordan

Jordan Nolan

Thanks to all of the musicians who

performed for the 2019 Mardi Gras Jazz Crawl:

6-8 Barry Gurley Group @ Manhattan Social

Barry Gurley-Keyboards/vocal

Bruce Fransen-sax

Mike Esposito-drums

7-9 Rich Norwood/Seth Maynard @ Corner Tavern & Café

Rich Norwood-sax

Seth Maynard-guitar

8-10 Jared Sims Group @ Ramada Inn-Harrigan’s Lounge

Jared Sims-sax/flute

Anthony Ambroso-guitar

Eli Naragon-bass

Carter Freije-drums

9-12 Alison Shearer Group @ Mezzo’s

Alison Shearer-sax

Kevin Bernstein-keyboards

James Quinlan-bass

Phil McNeal-drums

10-1 Groove House @ Niner’s Canal Pub

Beau Hartman-vocals

Sean Reeser- sax

Hanna Livingston- trumpet

Grant Stryckning-guitar

Mirto Dorcil- piano

Matt Heaverly- drums

Thanks to the Sponsors of the

2019 Jazz Weekend and Jazz Appreciation Month:

Allegany Arts Council, WFWM Radio,

Potomac State College of WVU, CES Frostburg State University, Frostburg State University Music Dept.,

Manhattan Social, Ramada Inn, Mezzo's,

Corner Tavern & Cafe, Niner's Canal Pub,

Cumberland Jazz Society

Listen to Jazz on 
WFWM Radio
91.9 FM
Frostburg State University
Public Radio

Monday through Thursday - "Evening Jazz"


Fridays - "Friday Night Big Band Juke Box"

Saturdays - "Big Band"

Saturdays - Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz

Saturdays - "NPR Jazz Night" host Christian McBride

Saturdays - "Jazz"


Morgantown Brewing Company
Jazz Night - Thursdays at 9:00

Manchester Craftsman's Guild
Check out the upcoming season of jazz concerts (Pittsburgh)

Blues Alley
Jazz club & restaurant in Georgetown

Twins Jazz
Jazz Club on U Street NW in D.C.

An die Musik
Classical, Jazz, & World Music Venue
in Baltimore

Small's and Mezzrow
Two of the hippest NYC jazz clubs
Register and watch every night online!

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