Brush that confetti out of your hair and head on down to the Collegian Court in Chicopee on Friday, January 3, 2020 from 7 – 10 pm. Barbara Ween will be on vocals with Ed Brainerd – flugelhorn, Bobby Ferrier – guitar, Steve Bulmer – bass and Clark Seibold on drums. Great people, food, drink and jazz! What a way to help this 2020 train pick up speed!
Ed Brainerd on flugelhorn has invited Barbara Ween on vocals to join him along with Jim Argiro – keys and George Kaye on bass this Sunday evening at the 350 Grill in Springfield, Mass from 6 – 9 pm. Come in from the cold, have a fine meal, something to drink and hear some great jazz.
It’s Ed Brainerd Night at the Collegian Court! Ed, on flugelhorn, will be joined by guests Barbara Ween – vocals, Bobby Ferrier – guitar, George Kaye – bass, and Clark Siebold on drums. Please join us this Friday evening, September 13, 2019 from 7 – 10 pm at the Collegian Court in Chicopee, Mass. The nights are getting cooler and the moon is almost full – the perfect night for fine food and drink and some hot jazz!
We’re back! It’s been over 35 years since Cafe Society regularly performed jazz in the valley, so this will be a special night for us – a fun evening. We’ll be at the Collegian Court in Chicopee Mass on Friday, July 26, 2019 from 7 to 10 pm. Good food, good drink and a blast from the past. Hope you can join us.
Memorial Day weekend has returned and with it, the Paradise City Arts Festival- 2019. The Valley Jazz Divas and Green Street Trio take the stage for some fun and fine jazz! Visit the festival and stop into the music tent to hear the Valley Jazz Divas with Barbara Ween, Jill Connolly, Carol Abbe Smith – vocals, and the Green Street Trio with Paul Arslanian – keys, George Kaye – bass and John Fisher on drums. They will be performing your favorites between Noon and 4 pm on Sunday, May 26, 2019 at the Fairgrounds in Northampton. So much to see – so much to taste – so much to hear!
They’re back! This Friday, May 3, 2019 from 7 – 10 pm at the Collegian Court
in Chicopee Mass, Barbara Ween will sing vocals with her all-star cast: Ed Brainerd – flugelhorn, Bob Ferrier – guitar, Steve Bulmer – bass and Clark Seibold on drums. Tired of cool and damp? How about some hot jazz to liven things up. Great food and drink, too!
On Sunday, April 28, 2019 from 6-9 pm, Barbara Ween and Gisele Litalien on vocals will be joined by Joe Belmont – guitar and Marty Jaffe on bass at the Iconica Social Club for a night of jazz and Brazilian classics. So, please treat yourself to an April night in Northampton, great food, coffee and juices and some hot jazz and latin. $10 Donation.
Join us this Sunday evening March 31, 2019, from 6-9 pm at the 350 Grill Steak House in Springfield for some great, live jazz with Barbara Ween – vocals, Alex Nakhimovsky – piano, Ed Brainerd – trumpets and George Kaye on bass. The Sunday Special is a $20 Prime rib. No cover charge. Leave winter behind in style with an evening of great music, food and drink!
Yup, it’s March and it’s here again, so if you are a Pisces or love one or just want to wade into a great evening of live jazz, c’mon down to the Collegian Court in Chicopee, Friday March 8, 2019 from 7-10 pm for our annual Pisces Party. Barbara Ween on vocals will be joined by Ed Brainerd – flugelhorn, Joe Belmont – guitar, Steve Bulmer – bass and Chet Pasek on drums. Please join us for some great food, drink and jazz and help us add another candle to the Pisces birthday cake.
This Friday evening, September 21, 2018 at the Collegian Court in Chicopee from 7 to 10 pm, the Valley Jazz Divas will perform as part of the Blue Cube Jazz, Special Event and Buffet. The Valley Jazz Divas with Barbara Ween, Jill Connolly, Carol Abbe Smith – vocals, will perform with the Green Street Trio – Paul Arslanian – keys, George Kaye on bass and Claire Arenius, drums. This is a special ticketed event with buffet and requires tickets in advance and reservations. Check with Collegian Court if you just want to hear the Divas and company perform without attending the special event and buffet. To learn more, visit the website below and click on Events.