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Lots of good listening this week

February 12, 2013

By “Mister Joe” Pinson and Kathy Edwards McFarland

L L Cool J once said: You’ve got to stay focused without being boring – because all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. Skinny, but dull.

The week ahead: February 12-19, 2013

TONIGHT Tuesday, February 12: MardiGrasMask

Wednesday, February 13:

  • The Green House Residency with Robert Gomez, Dan’s Silver Leaf, 103 Industrial, Denton, 5 p.m. – FREE. The Ruby Jane Show, http://www.rubyjane.org/shows.html, follows at 8 p.m. – $10

    Ruby Jane - Vocalist and fiddle/violin player

    Ruby Jane – Vocalist and fiddle/violin player

  • University of North Texas Seven O’Clock and Six O’Clock Lab Bands perform in The Syndicate (inside the Union) at 9 p.m.

Thursday, February 14:

  • UNT Four O’Clock Lab Band performs in the One O’Clock Lounge (inside the Union) at noon – FREE
  • Open Mic at Banter Bistro, 219 W Oak St., Denton, 8 p.m.- FREE

Friday, February 15:

  • Jazz by Oui Bis starts off the night Banter Bistro, 219 W Oak St., Denton, at 6 p.m.- followed by Uver, 8 p.m. and Kristy Kruger & Ginny Mac, 10 p.m. ALL FREE

Saturday, February 16:

  • Brandon Jones Quintet (jazz), Banter Bistro, 219 W Oak St, Denton, at 6 p.m.- followed by Medicinal Bourbon, 8 p.m.- BOTH FREE

Sunday, February 17:

  • Brad Leali Jazz Orchestra celebrates Black History Month with Gospel Meets Jazz, featuring original arrangements by Claus Raible, and a gospel choir comprised of voice students under the direction of Jazz Vocal Director Jennifer Barnes. UNT’s Voertman Hall at 5 p.m. – FREE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c2b2Taerzjo

Monday, February 18:

  • A Taste of Herb (Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass tribute band) at Dan’s Silver Leaf, 103 Industrial, Denton, 5
    A Taste of Herb

    A Taste of Herb

    p.m. – FREE

  • Brad Leali Bop Orchestra plays the patio at Sweetwater Grill & Tavern, 115 S. Elm St., Denton, 7-9 p.m. – FREE
  • UNT Composers Forum presents Spectrum in the Recital Hall, 8 p.m. – FREE

Tuesday, February 19:

  • The fabulous house band Sweetwater Jazz QuartetJim
    James Riggs and Neil Slater of the Sweetwater Jazz Quartet.

    James Riggs and Neil Slater of the Sweetwater Jazz Quartet.

    Riggs, Neil Slater, Lou Carfa, and Ron Fink – performs at Sweetwater Grill & Tavern, 115 S. Elm St., Denton, 7-9 p.m. – FREE

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