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A Taste of Herb return to Sweetwater

September 30, 2014

By Kathy Edwards McFarland and Mr. Joe Pinson

Yes, the boys of the Swingin’ ’60s are back with all the Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass favorites! A Taste of Herb takes the Sweetwater Grill ATasteofHerblogo& Tavern, 115 S. Elm St., patio stage tonight, 7-9 p.m. The windows will be open, and a curious Courthouse-Square crowd will trickle in, so get your seat early.

Ginny Mac with  Jeffry Eckels at the White House in June.

Ginny Mac with Jeffry Eckels at the White House in June.

And tomorrow night, at the White House, on the corner of Bryan and Scripture, accordionist and vocalist Ginny Mac returns as a semi-regular for Jeffry Eckels‘ “Jazz at the White House, A Vocal Showcase,”  8-10:30 p.m. The rhythm section backing Ginny Mac is Lupe Barrera: Drums; Paul Metzger: Guitar; Jeffry Eckels: Bass. No cover.

Also on Wednesday, the Nine and Eight O’Clock Lab Bands perform in UNT’s Gateway Center at 9 p.m. – $/? And International Confederation of Electroacoustic Music (ICEM) Concert 1 in the Merrill Ellis Intermedia Theatre at 8 p.m. – FREE (The ICEM Concert Series ends Saturday.

Thursday, October 2:

  • Thursday Night Music Series continues at UNT on the Square, on Hickory at the Courthouse Square, 7 p.m. – FREE – call (940) 369-8257 for information.
  • Amanda Eckery at Banter Bistro, 219 W. Oak St., at 6 p.m., Open Mic at 8 p.m. – BOTH FREE

Friday, October 3:

  • Oktoberfest on Walnut, 100 block of Walnut St., 5p.m. to Midnight. Free.Family-friendly fun and frothy
    Oktoberfest in Munich - beer drinker.

    Oktoberfest in Munich – beer drinker.

    libations. Oh, and plenty of “oompah music!”

  • Eunji Angie Kim (jazz) at Banter Bistro, 219 W. Oak St., at 6 p.m., Ginny Mac & Kent Shores at 8 p.m. – BOTH FREE
  • Mariachi Quetzal performs during the dinner hour at La Milpa Mexican Restaurant, 820 S. I-35E, at 8 p.m. – no cover

Saturday, October 4:

  • Live Local Jazz at Banter Bistro, 219 W. Oak St., at 6 p.m., Richard Gilbert & Matthew Grigsby Song Swap at 8 p.m., Bouncehouse Cathedral at 10 p.m. – ALL FREE

Saturday, October 4:

  • Boxcar Bandits + Hares on the Mountain + AM Ramblers at Dan’s Silverleaf, 103 Industrial, at 9 p.m. – $10

Sunday, October 5:

  • Bone Doggie’s Open Mic at the Abbey Underground, 100 Walnut, at 9 p.m. – FREE

Monday, October 6:

  • Vintage Jazz Society meets at the Patterson/Applebee Center for Visual Arts, 400 E. Hickory St., at 9:30 am for discussion, followed by a jam session at 10:30 am – FREE
  • Spectrum (UNT composers) in the Merrill Ellis Intermedia Theatre at 8 p.m. – FREE

    J. Paul Slavens

    J. Paul Slavens

  • Paul Slavens & Friends at Dan’s Silverleaf, 103 Industrial, at 10 p.m. – FREE
  • Late Night Jazz at the Greenhouse Restaurant, 600 N. Locust, from 10 p.m. to midnight – no cover

Tuesday, October 7:

  • Marshall Smith’s BRAZZ, all-acoustic, all-brass quintet, performs at Sweetwater Grill & Tavern, 115 S. Elm St., 7-9 p.m. – no cover
  • TWU Wind Symphony and Jazz Ensemble in Margo Jones Performance Hall at 7:30 p.m. – $5 (12 & under FREE)
  • First Tuesday Celebration at Banter Bistro, 219 W. Oak St.Mister Joe Jazz Band at 8 p.m., Le Not So Hot
    Sophia Quebe sits in with Le Not So Hot Klub du Denton - Back, Left: Jeffry Eckels, Leoncarlo Canlas, Maristella Feustle, Jeffrey Barnes, Dr, Leon Peek and Thad Bonduris, at Banter Denton. By Gary Busk

    Sophia Quebe sits in with Le Not So Hot Klub du Denton – Back, Left: Jeffry Eckels, Leoncarlo Canlas, Maristella Feustle, Jeffrey Barnes, Dr, Leon Peek and Thad Bonduris, at Banter Denton. By Gary Busk

    Klub du Denton at 9 p.m. – FREE

Please send corrections or additions ASAP.

 

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