6:30 PM18:30

Saturday 7/20/2019: KFC&R @ Hop'N Uke Fest in Fredericksburg, VA

For this gig, I'll be joining Kevin and Carol Hearle along with Robb Mapou to play a number of Jazz standards on stage at the Hop'N Uke Fest.

The festival is from 12p - 10p. We are on stage at 630p.

Adventure Brewing Company 33 Perchwood Drive #101, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22405


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8:00 PM20:00

Sunday 6/30/2019 at 8pm: Franco @ The Jazz Workshop Performance Set 2


For those who don't already know, my music education program presently includes being a student at The Jazz Workshop

I've been in the Monday 615p group since October or so and this Sunday we will be one of the featured groups that get to perform a set.

There are usually 2 performance sets on the last Sunday at Epicure Cafe.  7pm is the first set, but my group's set is at 8pm!

The music is Jazz in a small-group combo, all instrumental and heavily improvisational. If you're a swing-dancer it's way more bebop-y than what we're used to on the dance floor and the songs run a bit long for dancing.  (also note, Epicure isn't setup for dancing, it's more of a listening/dining room)

Our lineup is:

  • Steve Halter on Trumpet

  • Patrick Fazzone on Mandolin

  • Mark Glassman on Guitar

  • Larry Smith on Piano

  • John Goss on Drums

  • Franco on Bass (me)

If you're from town or in-town, this is a good chance to come see what I've been working on!  Message me if you have any questions.

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10:00 AM10:00

Sunday 6/30/2019: Sisters Uke and Friends at Olney Farmer's Market

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Sunday morning, I will be playing with Sisters Uke and Friends at the Olney Farmers Market. We play a fun mix of covers, originals, and standards covering a range of genres.

MARKET LOCATION : 2801 Olney-Sandy Spring Rd., at the corner of Prince Philip Dr. & Rt. 108 FREE public parking available behind the MedStar Montgomery Hospital Thrift Shop. Please enter from Prince Philip Dr. FREE parking also available at the professional building adjacent to the Market on Route 108.

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