Monday, August 16, 2010

Announcing the first Expo Park Jazz Festival!

Just a quick post to announce Expo Park Jazz Festival 2010: The Many Faces of Jazz!

Exposition Park Jazz Fest 2010 will be a two day jazz music festival over Labor Day Weekend 2010. This inaugural event will take place at the Amsterdam Bar, located at 831 Exposition Ave, Dallas, Texas, on Sunday, September 5th and Monday, September 6th.

The bill will feature national and local jazz acts with several surprise guest appearances. The theme of the 2010 festival is "The Many Faces of Jazz." This year’s festival will highlight and pay tribute to the history and varied musical styles of this great American music tradition.

Labor Day Weekend 2010

Day One - Sunday, September 5, 2010
The Brad Leali/Shelley Carrol Big Band
Bernard Wright Trio
Ardina Lockhart
Yells at Ells
Victor Cager
Paul Slavens
Barrie Lee Hall Jr.and the Duke Ellington Small Band

Day Two - Monday, September 6, 2010
Quartet Out
The Texas Tenors
Drenda Barnett
Charlie Young Sextet (CD release"SoLongAgo")
Buddy Mohmed
Dave Zollar and Daybreak Express
Shelley Carrol Electrik Band Featuring Ephram Owens

Amsterdam Bar
831 Exposition Ave.
Dallas, Texas 75226
(214) 827-3433


$20 Single Day Ticket Sold at Door

$30 2-day Pass
Advance purchase only available at:

21+ only please. After all, it's a bar.

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Monday night is Bad Ass Jazz Night!

Don't forget, Monday night is Bad Ass Jazz Night at the Amsterdam Bar. It is, quite simply, the best night of jazz in Dallas, Texas.

This week's lineup?

Dana Sudborough, vibraphone
Brad Williams, keyboards
Jonathan Fisher, double bass
Jaelun Washington, drums

Monday, August 09, 2010

Looking for something to do in Dallas? Don't forget Jazz Night at The Amsterdam Bar!

Come to the Amsterdam Bar Bad Ass Jazz night at 10pm tonite! Dave Zoller, keyboards; Andrew Griffith, drumset; Jonathan Fisher, upright bass; Evan ______, trumpet. See ya there!

Monday, August 02, 2010