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The Week Ahead: April 10-17

April 11, 2012

Compiled by “Mr. Joe” Pinson

Celebrating Jazz Appreciation Month

  • UNT Jazz students

    April 11Wednesday Night Jazz at The Syndicate in the UNT Union Bldg., 9 p.m.- Midnight
    Five O’Clock Lab Band, Directed by Tyler Mire
    Three O’Clock Lab Band, Directed by Brad Leali

  • April 12Thursday Noon Concert Series @ UNT Union One O’Clock Lounge featuring the Jazz Repertory Ensemble, Directed By Rodney Booth
  • Thursday, April 12: Jim Riggs & Neil Slater perform during Happy Hour at Hickory Street Lounge, 212 E. Hickory

    Neil Slater and Jim Riggs.

    St., Denton 5-7 p.m. – $/?

  • Thursday, April 12UNT On the Square, 109 N. Elm St., Denton
    7-8 p.m. – Payawarú, the vocal Sextet directed by Carolyn Curry and Laura Otero. The group’s members are from Colombia, Peru, Korea, Canada, Brazil, and the U.S. Its name is a native Colombian word for a drink that is taken by girls as part of a ritual in becoming women.
    8-9 p.m.Aaron Hedenstrom and the Chris Morrissey Tribute Group with William Flynn (guitar), Ken Perkerwicz (bass), and Justin Heaverin (drums).
  • Thursday, April 12: Two O’Clock Lab Band, Sweetwater Grill & Tavern, 115 S. Elm, Denton, 7-9 p.m. – FREE
  • Friday, April 13: UNT Jazz Singers IV perform in UNT Kenton Hall at 5 p.m. – FREE
  • Friday, April 13: Classical Guitar at Banter Bistro, 219 W Oak, Denton, at 6 p.m., followed by Kim Nall & Brittany Willis at 10 p.m.- Free
  • Friday, April 13 & 14 – The Mike Stern Trio ( will play at Dan’s Silver Leaf, 103 Industrial Street, Denton. Also featuring Chris Cortez and Friends. Doors: 7 p.m., Show: 8 p.m. Price: $35 Gen. Admission / $45 Seated: Buy tickets at:
  • Saturday, April 14 – Guitarist and Grammy nominee Mike Stern will give a master class in Room 263 in the UNT Music Building at 2 pm; admission is free to North Texas Guitar Club members, $20 to others.
  • Saturday, April 14UNT Day at Spec’s Wine, Spirits and Finer Foods, 9500 N. Central Expressway/Walnut Hill, Dallas. Noon: UNT Tuba Ensemble; 1 p.m.: UNT Steel Drum Band, 2 p.m. One O’Clock Lab Band. FMI:

    Frank Zappa

  • Saturday, April 14: Karyna Cruz performs at Cafe Du Luxe, on Unicorn Lake Road, Denton, from 8-10 p.m. – no cover
  • Monday, April 16: Vintage Jazz Society meets at the Center for Visual Arts, Bell at East Hickory, Denton, at 9:30 a.m. for discussion, followed by a jam session at 10:30 a.m. – everyone welcome
  • Monday, April 16: Zappa Unlocked: The Mars/Barrow Connection, UNT Voertman Hall at 8 p.m. – FREE. Seating is limited.
  • Monday, April 16: Lindon McCarty performs at The GreenHouse Restaurant, 600 N. Locust, Denton, 10 p.m. – Midnight
  • Lynn Seaton

    Tuesday, April 17: Lynn Seaton Trio at Sweetwater Grill & Tavern, 115 S. Elm, Denton, from 7-9 p.m. – FREE


Banter Bistro:

Cafe du Luxe:

Dan’s Silver Leaf:

The GreenHouse Restaurant:

Hickory Street Lounge:

Sweetwater Grill & Tavern:

One Comment
  1. Brian Clancy permalink

    **Tonight** at Sweetwater Gill & Tavern: Count Basie Tribute Big Band 7-9pm (Sunday the 15th)


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