All "Onstage," "Upcoming Festivals", "Festivals" and "Clubs" listings are free. Just make sure we receive the listings by the 10th of the month for the next month's issue. Mail to The Mississippi Rag, 9448 Lyndale Ave. So., #120, Bloomington, MN 55420, fax us at (952) 885-9943 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Also check regional columns for gigs that might not be listed here.
Apr. 13: 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 200 E. Main, Northville, Mich. Downtown Northville (Starbucks across the street).
Apr. 19: 7 p.m., Glenn Gould Theater, Toronto, Ont., Canada. Piano duo playing boogie woogie, stride, ragtime, 1940s style, roots rock n' rock. Apr. 28: Noon, Gilmore Keyboard Festival, Civic Theatre, 329 S. Park St., Kalamazoo, Mich. May 2: Noon, Gilmore Keyboard Festival, Gary Fields Comedy Club Theatre, 51 W. Michigan Ave., Battle Creek, Mich. Details from www.boogiebob.com
Apr. 10-11: 7-10 p.m., Swinging Jazz Concerts featuring Allan Vaché, Matt Hoffmann, Mark Shane, Howard Alden, Paul Keller, and Ed Metz, Seawell Ballroom at Denver Performing Arts Complex, Denver, Colo. Sponsored by Summit Jazz Foundation, (303)670-8471, www.summitjazz.org.
May 4: 7 p.m., Channel 17 (Minneapolis Comcast 13), Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn. Co-produced by Normandale Community College and Twin Cities Public Television, and featuring films from the Bob DeFlores Film Archive. Information from www.defloresfilmproject.org or email@example.com.
Apr. 9: (with Dean Magraw), 7:30-9:30 p.m., Bellanotte, 600 Hennepin Ave. So., Minneapolis, Minn. Details from (612) 339-7200 or www.bellanottempls.com. Apr. 19: (with Wolverines trio), 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., The Times Bar & Cafe, 201 E. Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, Minn. Details from (612) 617-8098, www.timesbarandcafe.com. Apr. 12: 7:30 p.m., TCJS "Jazz from J to Z" concert, "Beyond Category, the Ellington and Strayhorn Songbook" with Lucia Newell, Dennis Spears, Rick Carlson, Keith Boyles, Mac Santiago and Gary Schulte, Bloomington Center for the Arts, 1800 W. Old Shakopee Rd. Details from www.bloomingtonartcenter.com or (952) 563-8575.
Apr. 5: (with Bryan Shaw, Albert Alva, Carl Sonny Leyland, June Smith, Marty Eggers, Hal Smith), 9 p.m., Balboa Rendezvous, Fiesta Hall, 1770 Palm Ave., San Diego, CA. Information: www.2plyswing.com; (619) 255-1319.
Apr. 9: (with the Cash Kings) 8 p.m., Humphrey's Backstage Lounge, 2241 Shelter Island Dr., San Diego, CA. Information: (619) 224-3577; www.myspace.com/cashkings. Apr. 11-13: (with Bob Schulz's Frisco Jazz Band), Jazzaffair, Three Rivers, Calif. Information: www.jazzaffair.info. Apr. 25-27: Jazz in the Olympics, Port Angeles, WA. Information: www.jazzolympics.com. Apr. 14: (with Blue Largo), 9 p.m., Patrick's II, 428 F St., San Diego, CA Information: www.patricksii.com
Apr. 20: 1-4 p.m., Mississippi Room, Lafayette Hotel & Suites, 2223 El Cajon Blvd., San Diego, CA. Event sponsored by AFCDJS. Information: (619) 297-5277; www.dixielandjazzfestival.org.
Apr. 11: with Tanner Taylor Trio, Cue, Guthrie Theatre, Minneapolis, Minn. Apr. 25-26, with Tanner Taylor Trio, Dakota County Steakhouse, Minn. Details from www.arnefogel.com
Apr. 22: Clinic and concert, Rodgersville High School, Rodgersville, Mo. Apr. 23: Clinic and concert, Branson High School, Branson, Mo. Apr. 25: Clinic and concert, Principia School, St. Louis, Mo. Apr. 26: clinic and concert, Hermann High School, Hermann, Mo. Apr. 27: 6 p.m., Fitzgerald's, Berwyn, Ill. Apr. 28: Clinic and concert, Beloit Memorial High School, Beliot, Wisc. Apr. 29: Clinic and concert, Oskaloosa High School, Oskaloosa, Ia. Apr. 30: Clinic and concert, University of Nebraska, Omaha, Neb. May 2: Clinic and concert, Stillwater High School, Stillwater, Minn. May 3: Clinic and concert, Northrup Hall, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn. May 5: Clinic and concert, Pleasant Valley High School, Bettendorf, Ia. May 6: Fond du Lac High School, Fond du Lac, Wisc. May 7: Clinic and concert, Bay Point High School, Green Bay, Wisc. May 8: Clinic and concert, Eisenhower Middle School, New Berlin, Wisc. May 9: Clinic and concert, Kennedy High School, Cedar Rapids, Ia. May 10: evening concert, Woodhaven High School, Brownstown, Mich. Band features alumni of Stan Kenton Orchestra. Details from firstname.lastname@example.org or (925) 872-1942.