Above: November 2016 - Jack playing a concert for The North Carolina Jazz Society with his 8 string.
August 3: THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, Racine, WI. Noon. Jack and Jill play a concert in a big old church with great acoustics. Half the concert will be the Julian Bruss vocal ensemble performing classical music. Free to everyone.
August 12: HISTORIC WEST RACINE MARKET, Racine, WI. 8:30am -11:30am Jack and Jill play on the main stage at this wonderful farmer market featuring fresh produce, meats, bakery and crafts. At the corner of West Boulevard and Washington Avenue which is Hwy 20. (There is a Hwy 20 exit on I-94 - go 8 miles east to market). The market is also open on Wednesdays 11am to 4 pm (without entertainment but with the same great produce).
August 12: BLU in THE PFISTER HOTEL, Milwaukee, WI. 8pm to midnight. Jack and Jill play in the finest music room in the city. Enjoy the best view from the 23rd floor through the glass walls. Park inside the Pfister on one of the 7 floors of secure parking, then take the elevators up to BLU. Enjoy the excellent acoustics with fine drinks on comfortable couches and padded arm chairs.
August 13: THE GREENDALE DAYS PARADE, Greendale, WI. Noon. Jack plays banjo with the Jim Madritch dixieland band on a trailor. The great bassist Rob Moore will be with us.
August 17-19: THE WILSON CENTER GUITAR FESTIVAL, Brookfield, WI. Jack judges the jazz guitar portion of the festival. Along with his triple neck, he will also play some antique instruments on loan from the Bill Eisner Collection through a vintage Gibson amp including a Harmony Roy Smeck guitar and a Gibson Les Paul Recording guitar.
August 20: VILLA TERRACE ART MUSEUM, Milwaukee, WI. 10:30am - 12:30pm. Jack plays a solo concert with his triple neck bass / guitar / mandolin and melodicas in the beautiful courtyard garden. If there's rain, the concert will be indoors. This is one of the most beautiful places in Milwaukee. This vintage villa which was a former residence on a hill overlooking Lake Michigan. Jack's solo guitar CDs will be on sale at the counter. 2220 N. Terrace Avenue, 53202. Phone 414 271 3656.
August 26: Private party.
August 27: THE MUSKEGO DAYS PARADE, Muskego, WI. Jack plays banjo with The Jim Madritch Dixieland band.
August 31: Private concert.
September 1: THE MILWAUKEE COUNTY ZOO, Milwaukee, WI. Jack plays guitar with The Jim Madritch Quintet which includes bassist Rob Moore. 9-11am.
September 3: Private party
September 9: HISTORIC WEST RACINE MARKET, Racine, WI. 8:30-11:30am Jack and Jill play on the main stage at this wonderful farmer market featuring fresh produce, meats, bakery and crafts. At the corner of West Boulevard and Washington Avenue which is Hwy 20. (There is a Hwy 20 exit on I-94 - go 8 miles east to market). The market is also open on Wednesdays 11am to 1pm (with the the same great produce but without entertainment).
September 28: THE YARDARM BAR AND GRILL, Racine, WI. 6-8pm You have to eat anyway. Do it here in a fun place with live music! This is one of our favorite places to play. Check out the menu at www.yardarmbarandgrill.com They have a wonderful menu with a lot of homemade things you can only get here. Giant beer selection. Free parking in two adjoining lots and on the street. No stairs. Meet Lori and Lisa the cute blond second generation owners. Jack has been playing here for over 30 years, the last 18 with Jill. 920 Erie St. Racine, WI. 53402 Phone: 262 633 8270
October 14: HISTORIC WEST RACINE MARKET, Racine, WI. 8:30-11:30am Jack and Jill play on the main stage at this wonderful farmer market featuring fresh produce, meats, bakery and crafts. At the corner of West Boulevard and Washington Avenue which is Hwy 20. (There is a Hwy 20 exit on I-94 - go 8 miles east to market). The market is also open on Wednesdays 11am to 4pm (with the same great produce but without entertainment).
December 1 (7pm), December 2 (7pm), December 3 (1 and 6pm) THE 2ND ANNUAL WINTER CONCERT SERIES, Racine, WI.
Jack and Jill present their second annual concert of winter music in front of their fireplace. The 2016 concerts were so successful that by popular demand they will do it again with new music added to the favorites. Enjoy music in the quiet comfort of thier home. Limit 25 adults per concert. Enjoy complimentary wines, beers, sodas and Jill's homemade cookies and snacks in the dining room. House concerts allow listeners to enjoy music without distractions of public venues.
You may reserve a seat anytime in advance, starting now, with a charge card. Suggested donation $20 per person.
Call Jill at 262 552 4012 or email Jill at email@example.com
Arrive a half hour before concert to drink, eat and be seated. Each concert can be skyped live to most places in the world in real time. Contact us in advance to reserve and set up a skype connection ($50 flat fee).
A new CD - SNOW PEOPLE - will be available.
December 7: THE WEST ALLIS ATHLETIC CLUB, West Allis, WI. 6-8pm. Jack plays guitar and melodica with guitarist Jim Madritch and bassist Rob Moore. Christmas party for members only.
December 9: FLUEGGE OPTICAL: Waterford, WI. 9:30am - 12:30pm Sit and enjoy Jack and Jill's seasonal jazz music. Everyone is invited to customer appreciation day at the finest optical store in the world. Hot apple cidar, cookies, free parking. 920 East Main Street. 53185
January and February: THE 18th ANNUAL 8 WEEK MEXICO TOUR, Dates and times will appear here as they become available at these Isla Mujeres venues: El Patio, Morgan's, PocNa, Ruben's and Casa Serena.
May 6: JACK AND JILL IN CONCERT WITH THE CHORAL ARTS SOCIETY. 7pm. A two hour concert with intermission.
Jack and Jill backed by a 62 voice male and female choir directed by James Schatzman. Jack will sing and play many instruments solo, with Jill and with the choir. Jill will sing with Jack, the choir and unaccompanied. A presentation of a wide range of musical styles following the similar very successful sold-out concert in 2016. Tickets will be available early in 2018 from The Choral Arts Society web site.
June 1: THE BAY VIEW JAZZ FESTIVAL. Jack and Jill and Andy play onstage at TONIC. Time to be announced.