Sunday, September 20
Princeton Jazz Fest. Free jazz all day long! Marlene with her trio featuring, Houston Person. Lots of food stations and loads of music!!!
Wednesday, September 23
St. Peter's Midday Jazz, Lexington Avenue at 54th St., NYC $10.00. 1-2 p.m. Reservations not necessary.
Sunday, October 11
"Jazz Beautifully Standard," Trinity Episcopal Church, 55 George Street, Allendale, NJ. Marlene with an all-star quartet: Adam Brenner, saxophone, Gene Bertoncini, guitar (replacing Bucky Pizzarelli), Steve Ash, piano, and Andy Watson, drums. After the hour-long concert, there will be a reception/opening of an exhibition of paintings by Athena (free) and a New Orleans style dinner. Tickets for the dinner are $15.00. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.
Thursday, October 15
This a new venue, it's in midtown, casual and FREE! You'll find us at the City Center Corridor, on the right hand side of City Center's 55th St entrance, west side of 6th Ave. It's a covered walkway, very neat indeed! 6:00 - 6:45pm...come say hello!
Sunday, October 18
Shanghai Jazz, 24 Main Street, Madison NJ...Everyone knows this is one of the best jazz clubs in the USA. Music, music, music!! Food, glorious food! BUT, you must reserve 973 822 2899 Happy to report, no cover charge.
Sunday, November 1
Mahwah Library. I Love this venue! Always a great enthusiastic crowd! Tel: 201 529 7323
Marlene returns to Rhode Island!
Wednesday, November 11, Marlenes' Birthday - come celebrate
Sardella's landmark restaurant in Newport R.I. Dick Lupino always brings the best players, Renzi when he's moonlighting from Tony Bennett, and a super fun crowd. Reservations Tel: 401 849 6312
Friday, November 13
Chanler's on the cliff walk in Newport R.I. Elegant, casual, blissful. Magnificent music and food. 6-9 p.m. Tel: 401 847 1300
Saturday, November 14
Greenvale Vineyards, Portsmouth R.l. Come sip a glass of fine wine and enjoy the music all afternoon. Tel: 401 847 3777
Sunday, November 15
ABC Club, on the water in Middletown R.I. Music 3-7 p.m. Mac Chrupcala's trio - always a treat! Tel: 401 847 2750
Sunday, November 22
Here's a nice new venue. Inside-the-Cottage at Pax Amicus. 23 Lake Shore Rd. Bud Lake, NJ. Marlene is sharing the bill with her good friend and great singer, Ben Cassara. You will love him..he sings the great songs and he's cute too!
Coffee-house style seating. $15. Bring your own wine or beer. Soft drinks, coffee, teas will be available. Limited seating. Early reservations strongly recommended. Online ticketing: www.paxtix.org. Box office: 973-691-2100 (10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.)
Sunday November 29
Marlene will be Michael Bourne's guest from noon to 1 p.m. on WBGO 88.3 FM. Always a fun hour...be sure to tune in wherever you are in the world.
Thursday, December 3
Birdland NYC. Marlene returns to Birdland with an all star lineup: Tedd Firth, piano, Jay Leonhard, bass, Ron Vincent, drums, and special guest, supreme tenor man, Harry Allen. Birdland is at 315 West 44, just west of 8th Ave. One show at 6 p.m., therefore reservations are strongly recommended. Tel: 212 581 3080. Parking tickets can be validated inside Birdland for lot just across the street.
Sunday, December 13
Marlene returns to Manalapan Library...a huge, wonderful space but you better come early as it's always filled. 125 Symmes Rd, Manalapan NJ 2-4 p.m. Tel: 732 431 7220
Wednesday, December 23
Marlene joins the gang at St. Peter's annual Christmas Celebration. 1:00 - 2:00pm St. Peter's, Citi Corp Bldg, 54th & Lexington, NYC.
Saturday, December 26
Jazz@Kitano, 66 Park Ave @ 38th St. What a wonderful place this is! Everything is perfect! The music's always great, the food is sublime and there is easy street parking. Reservations a MUST! Two shows, 8 and 10 p.m. Tel: 212 885 7119
Looking Ahead to 2016!
Sunday, January 31
If you haven't seen the auditorium at The Jericho Library, this is the time. Come warm up to this gorgeous space. 1 Merry Lane, Jericho, NY. Tel: 516 935 6790
A Very Exciting Tour to the UK and Holland!
Marlene has just recorded a new CD, "The Mood I'm In," with, John Pearce, Paul Morgan, Bobbie Worth, Mark Nightingale, and Andy Panyii. It will be ready for the upcoming tour and available on all the gigs as well as on this Web site.
Sunday, February 28
Cosmic Surf Club, Berkelselaan 51a, Rotterdam, Netherlands. Maxim Baguis, piano, Eric Albjerg, bass. Music begins at 4:30, tickets 20 euros
Wednesday, March 2
144 Club, at the Roffen. Please welcome us to this new venue. Doors open 7:15, main performance on stage at 8:15. Food served 7:30 - 9:30 - bar 7:15 - 11:00 p.m. 41 New Road, Rochester, Kent, ME1 1DX Tickets and info from www.144club.co.uk and 01634 365453
Friday, March 4
Marlene returns toThe Verdict, a lovely intimate venue with terrific food! 159 Edward St., Brighton BN2 OJB Tel: 01273 674 847
Sunday, March 6
Marlene with John Ruddick's award-winning MYJO Big Band. Come and check out the new venue, which is regularly used by many other big bands. Of course, we all know John chose the perfect place. Gupshill Manor, Gloucester, Gloucester Rd., GL20 5SG. Music starts 8 p.m.
Tuesday, March 8
New venue. Marlow Jazz Club, The Royal British Legion Hall, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, SL7 1NT Tickets advance reservations: 01628 486571 or email@example.com.
Wednesday, March 9
New venue. Chichester Hotel, Old London Road, Rawreth, Nr Wickford, SS11 8UE. Tel: 07850 607075 Advance reservations a must! Food is served from 6.30 p.m. with music from 8 p.m.
Thursday, March 10
Bonington Theatre, Arnold Leisure Centre, Love this venue! Gorgeous theatre! Always an SRO crowd. Book early. High St., Nottingham NG5 7EE I LOVE this theatre! Tel: 0115 956 0733
Friday, March 11
Jazz at the Fleece, Always look forward to this great bunch of fans. Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Keepers Lane, Leavenheath, Colchester, Essex, CO6 4PZ, Tel: 01787 211865 or www.wegottickets.com.
Saturday, March 12
Brand new venue and it sounds like a winner. Louth Playgoers Riverhead Theatre, Victoria Road, Louth,Lincolnshire, UK. LN110BX Box office and mornings contact 01507 600350 or Contact Roy Hobson, 7855 688738
Sunday, March 13
The Stables, Jazz Matters, Wavendon, Milton Keynes, Reservations a must! One never knows who will be in the audience. Music starts 11:30am - Tel: 01908 280 819
Monday, March 14
The Kings Head, Bexley High St., Bexley, Kent. DA5 1AA Sold out last year…reserve early! Tel: 0208 467 1350 or contact by e mail: JANETMUDELE@aol.com.
Tuesday, March 15
Marlene returns to Wales at The Treorchy Rugby Club, Treorchy, CF42 6PPN with The Dave Cottle Trio Tel: 01443 436 813
Wednesday, March 16
Swansea Jazzland, St James Society, SA1 6DR Marlene with The Dave Cottle Trio. Great receptive crowd here! Tel: 07802 912 789
Thursday, March 17
Here is a terrific new addition to the tour, "Capital City Jazz Orchestra with special guest vocalist Marlene Verplanck" and it's at St Davids Hall, Cardiff. CF10 1AH, 8 p.m. Tickets will be £13.50 (£11.50 students/over 60's) plus £2.95 ticket service charge. They will be available direct from St Davids Hall on 029 20878444 or www.stdavidshallcardiff.co.uk.
Friday, March 18 & Saturday, March 19
Just added! March 18 & 19: Marlene VerPlanck has just confirmed, British trombone star, Mark Nightingale along with, pianist, John Pearce and bassist, Paul Morgan when she returns to Crazy Coqs in the heart of London’s West End. What a gorgeous room this is right in Picccadilly. Reservations a must! 20 Sherwood St. One show only at 8 p.m.Tel: 020 7734 4888 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, March 20
Southport Jazz Society, So happy to be back here. Clifton Hotel & spa, The Promenade, Southport, PR8 1RB Tel: 01704 533 771
Friday, March 25
The Underground Theatre, New venue. 1 Grove Rd, Eastbourne, BN21 4TL Tel: 0845 680 1926
Back in the USA
Monday, April 11
Marlene returns to The Bickford Theater, Beautiful space, enthusiastic crowd...JOIN US! 6 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown NJ Reservations a must, 973 971 3706
An Exciting Date in Sweden!
Thursday, August 4
Ystad Sweden Jazz Festival, Marlene sings with the best of the Brits, John Pearce, Paul Morgan and Bobby Worth and will feature songs from the newly released CD with them, "The Mood I'm In". You will find us in Per Helsa, one of the three main venues. Come surprise us for this four-day festival!