SEPTEMBER and OCTOBER
Sept 8-10 GRUGELFEST 2017 Toledo, Ohio
Holiday Inn French Quarter, 10630 Fremont Pike,Perrysburg,OHIO Call for tickets:419 321-5007 www.grugelfest.com
Featuring: Red Rose Ragtime Band, Dave Greer's Classic Jazz Stompers, Tex Wyndham and Kenan Leslie on ragtime piano.
Profits from the fest will benefit Dyslexia Education
Training Center of Northwest Ohio.
Sept 14-17 CLEVELAND CLASSIC JAZZ PARTY
Allegheny Jazz Society at Wyndham Hotel 1260 Euclid Ave.,Cleveland, OHIO www. allegheny jazz.org 216-956-0886
Featuring: Duke Heitger, Randy Reinhart, Nicki Parrott, Andy Schumm, Frank Tate, Dan Block, Ken Peplowski, Hal Smith, Dan Barrett, Petra Van Nuis, Howard Alden, Faux Frenchman, Andy Brown, James Dapogny, Rossano Sportiello.
Sept 15-17 DENVER VINTAGE JAZZ FESTIVAL City Hall Events Venue, 1144 Broadway, Blvd., Denver, CO
Denverjazzfestival.org, www.LindyOnTheRocks.com 303-883-6691 Featuring: pre-war swing and vintage jazz of the 1930's and 40's plus hundreds of swing dancers and selected Denver area musicians.
Sept 22-24 CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA RAGTIME AND AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL in the tiny towns of Orbisonia and Rockhill, remembering the East Broad Top Railroad and Coal Company. Ragtime was the popular music of that time and this year's performers are drawn from the world's best ragtime pianist.
Ticks and info: David Brightbill 814-447-3984; www.rockhillragtime.org
Sept 29-Oct 1 SOUTHERN OREGON MUSIC FESTIVAL in Medford, OR Call 866-448-1948 www.somusicfest.org
Seventeen bands: Dave Bennett, Cornet Chop Suey, Bob Draga, High Sierra Jazz Band, Midiri Brothers, Tom Rigney and FlambeAU, Wally's Warehouse Waifs.
Oct 6-8 OREGON COAST JAZZ PARTY Newport, OR 541-265-2787 www.oregoncoastjazzparty.org Featuring: George Cable, George Colligan, Thomas Marriott, Ryan Shaw, Gerland and John Clayton, Check Redd.
Oct 6-8 BLUE RIDGE RAGTIME FESTIVAL Lynchburg, VA Academy Center of the Arts www.academycenter.org Featuring: pianists Frederick Hodges, Martin Spitznagel, Ethan Uslan, Bill Edwards, Bryan and Yuko Wright. Complete with silent film screenings, symposia, syncopated piano music of the 1890s -1930s
Oct 13-15 JEFF & JOEL'S HOUSE PARTY Branford, CT. with Jeff Barnhart and Joel Schiavone, two of the leaders of Connecticut Jazz and Jazz Festival. Located at the Elks Lodge, 58 South Montowese Street (route 146). 203-208-1481 jefandjoelshouseparty.com
Oct 18-22 SUN VALLEY AND MUSIC FESTIVAL Sun Valley, ID 877-478-5277 www.sunvalleyjazz.com Featuring: Tommy Dorsey Orchestra under direction of Terry Myers, Barnhart/Midiri Quartet, Blue Street Jazz Band, Bob Draga, Cocuzzi Trio, Cornet Chop Suey, Yve Evans, Gator Nation, High Sierra Jazz Band, Holland & Coots, Jerry Krahn Quartet,