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.
Feb. 24: 2 p.m., American Legion Hall, Browning Rd. and Railroad Ave., Brooklawn, N.J. Tri-State Jazz Soc. event. Details from www.tristatejazz.org or (856) 234-5147.
Feb. 22-24: Oregon Jazz Jubilee, Seaside, Ore.
Mar. 26: 7:30 p.m., silent film program, Beach-Schmidt Performing Arts Center, Hayes, Kans. Info from (785) 628-5801.
Feb. 21, Mar. 27: 6-8:30 p.m., Toast Restaurant, Quarry Ponds Town Center, Granite Bay, Calif. Details from (916) 772-3900, www.quarryponds.com
Feb. 19: Free concert, 7:30 p.m., O'Donnell Auditorium, Nebraska Wesleyan University, 50th and Huntington Ave., Lincoln, Neb. A workshop for student musicians will be held at 4:30 p.m. at the same location. Details from www.artsincorporated.org
Mar. 2: 1-5:30 p.m., Last Day Saloon, 120 Fifth St., Santa Rosa, Calif. A TRADJASS event. Info from www.tradjass.org
Mar. 7-9: Dixieland-Monterey, Monterey, Calif. Information: www.dixieland-monterey.com. Mar. 14-15: 8 p.m., Pasadena Jazz Institute, 260 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, Calif. Information: www.pasjazz.org. (with Nathan James and Ben Hernandez) Mar. 16: 4:00 p.m. Swing Dance Competition, Viejas Casino, 5000 Willows Rd., Alpine, Calif. Information: www.davidpatrone.com.
Mar. 16: 1-4 p.m., Mississippi Room/Lafayette Hotel & Suites, 2223 El Cajon Blvd., San Diego, Calif. An AFCDJS event. Information: (619) 297-5277; www.dixielandjazzfestival.org.
Feb. 8-10: (with Bob Schulz's Frisco Jazz Band and the Baker-Smith El Dorado Jazz Band Tribute), Fresno Mardi Gras Festival, Radisson Hotel, 2233 Ventura, Fresno, Calif. Details from (559) 292-3939. Feb. 19: (with the Cash Kings): 9 p.m., The Bitter End, 770 5th Ave., San Diego, Calif., www.thebitterend.com. Feb. 26: "Cash Only" Johnny Cash Birthday Celebration, Winston's Beach Club, 1921 Bacon St., San Diego, Calif., www.winstonsob.com. Feb. 20: (with Sue Palmer and Motel Swing) 9 p.m., Shaker Room at Martini Ranch, 528 F St., San Diego, Calif. Info from: www.swinginsandiego.com. Feb. 21: (with Blue Largo) 5 p.m., Saks Fifth Avenue, 7047 Friars Rd., Fashion Valley Shopping Center, San Diego, Calif.. Info from: www.bluelargoblues.com. Mar. 4, 25: (with Blue Largo) 9 p.m., Patrick's II, 428 F St., San Diego, Calif., www.patricksii.com. Mar. 5: (with the Hayriders) 9 p.m., Shaker Room/Martini Ranch, 528 F St., San Diego, Calif. A Jumptown event. Info from www.myspace.com/jumptownsd. Mar. 12: (with Big Rig Deluxe) 8 p.m., Cane's, 3105 Ocean Front Walk, San Diego, Calif., www.canesbarandgrill.com. Mar. 22: (with Big Rig Deluxe) 8 p.m., Bailey's Wood Pit BBQ, 2307 Main St., Julian, Calif. Details from (760) 765-3757. Mar. 28: (with Big Rig Deluxe) 6 p.m., Coyote Bar & Grill, 300 Carlsbad Village Dr., Carlsbad, Calif. Info from www.myspace.com/bigrigdeluxe.
Feb. 15: Carolina Resort, Pineville, N.C. Info from: www.butchthompson.com.
Feb. 21: 5 p.m., Saks' Fifth Avenue, 7047 Friars Rd., Fashion Valley Shopping Center, San Diego, Calif. Info from: www.bluelargoblues.com.
Mar. 20: 7:30 p.m., Concerts With Conversation, Tallman Hotel, 9550
Main, Upper Lake, Calif. Details from (707) 275-2244. Mar. 28-30: Templeton Ragtime Music Festival, Starksville, Miss. Details from (662) 325-2559. June 4-8: Scott Joplin International Ragtime Festival, Sedalia, Mo. Details from 866-218-6258.
Mar. 7: 8 p.m., Sheldon Auditorium, St. Louis, Mo. Live DVD recording for Mel Bay. Featuring, Frank Vignola, guitar; Aaron Weinstein, violin; Vinny Raniolo, guitar; Pete Coco, bass; Rich Zukor, percussion. Details from www.thesheldon.org