Upcoming Band Schedule
The Taubman Museum of Art is proud to present live music from local musicians every Thursday evening as well as every first Friday of the month for Art By Night. Bands will perform in Norah's Cafe or on the adjacent patio from 5:30pm-8:30pm, unless otherwise noted.
November 20th | Dave Porter Duo
Dave Porter is an accomplished vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter who blends blues, rock, R&B, and americana into an eclectic musical style. For more information, visit his website at http://www.daveporterband.com/index.
December 4th | Lenny Marcus Trio
Lenny Marcus is a highly trained jazz pianist who also plays flute and adds vocals. His compositions are refreshing and uplifting, and he has been compared to Vince Guaraldi, Oscar Peterson, Keith Jarrett, McCoy Tyner, Mose Allison-type vocal style, Ray Bryant, and many others. His original melodies and harmonic counterpoints have also been used for film/TV soundtracks. Visit his website at http://lennymarcusmusic.com.
December 5th | The Floorboards
The Floorboards are a Roanoke-based rock ensemble that combine rock & roll with country roots. For more information, visit their website at http://thefloorboards.net/home.
December 11th | The Fat Tuesdays Band
The Fat Tuesdays Band performs classical New Orleans jazz from the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Members include Willis Greenstreet, Robert Vaughan, Liam "Old Man" Kelly, Kevin Kittredge, Josh Smesler, Patrick Turner, Dayl "Dr. Jazz" Burnett, and Bud Hartkern. For more information, visit their website at http://fattuesdaysband.com.
December 18th | Djangabond
Djangabond, a new gypsy jazz band that plays in the style of the greatGypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt and his violinist, Stephane Grappelli. The band consists of violin, guitar, clarinet and upright bass and musicians wear suits or vests and strive to recreate the ambiance of a Paris jazz cafe in the 1930s.
December 19th | William Penn Quartet
William Penn has been voted best area musician by the readers of the Roanoker Magazine. William's professional music career spans 20 years, in which he has experience as a musical director, arranger, and composer.