Happy Holidays to everyone out there; I hope you all have a blessed and safe time with Family & Friends over the next month. I also hope you'll consider coming to check out one of my public performances this month! Again, I've got a bunch of private events, but there's a few that you can all enjoy; here goes:
1. Thursday, December 6, 7:30 p.m., FOX Theater, Detroit; I'll be performing in the Orchestra, for the 'Celtic Women' Christmas Show at the historic Fox Theater. It's a 7:30 p.m. start, and tickets are available at www.olympiaentertainment.com, www.ticketmaster.com or at the FOX. Should be a great show!
2. Wednesday, December 12, 6:00-9:00 p.m., Gus O'Conners Irish Pub; the 'Carl Cafagna & Friends' Jazz Trio will perform for 'Classic Cocktail Happy Hour' at Gus O'Conners Public House, 324 S. Main St., Rochester MI. We'll play standards and swing-era favorites, celebrating the repeal of prohibition; this month, they'll be a small holiday twist too! It'll be Shannon Wade, bass, Sven Anderson, keyboard and ME, saxophone/clarinet/vocals. NO cover charge, Drink specials and good affordable eats! 21+ only. Please call (248) 608-2537 for more info.
3. Saturday, December 15, 8:00 p.m., St. Dunstan's Theater; I'll be playing saxophone with award-winning singer/songwriter Stewart Francke, celebrating the release of his brand new CD "Love Implied" on which I appear. The show is at the unique St. Dunstan's Theater, 400 Lone Pine Rd., Bloomfield Hills MI, at 8:00 p.m., and tickets are $15., and can be purchased at www.showclix.com/event/3735230 Must be 16 + to attend. Please call 888-71-tickets for more info.
4. Monday, December 24 (yes, Christmas Eve), 11:00 a.m., Bestsellers; I'll be playing horns and singing with the 'Bayou River Band' at Bestsellers Bookstore & Cafe, 360 S. Jefferson, Mason MI. We'll play our usual New Orleans-style jazz (like we do all summer on the Princess Riverboats), plus a good dose of Holiday tunes, from 11 a.m. til 1 p.m. NO cover charge, and a special buffet lunch, and coffee specials. ALL AGES. Please call (517) 676-3944 for more info.
Well that's it, I really hope to see you out at one or more! Keep love and music in your hearts this holiday season!