Saturday, January 12
Mark your calendar for this one. Marlene will sing the songs of Billy VerPlanck at The Sheet Music Society of New York City. Joining Marlene will be her special guests, Ronny Whyte, Daryl Sherman, and more. Stay tuned!
Sunday, January 13 (rescheduled from November 4)
A celebration for New Jersey Jazz Society. There will be many artists involved in this event. Keep checking the web site: www.njjs.org/.
Saturday, Feburary 16
PLEASE NOTE: THIS DATE HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO October 5!
Marlene Meets The Saxes at Ramapo College. The sax section will be lead by the great Harry Allen and we promise it to be a special treat for sax lovers.The Ramapo College is located at 505 Ramapo Valley Road, Mahwah, NJ Tel: 201 684 7202
Off to the UK and Holland!
Friday, February 22
The Carswell Golf and Country Club, Carswell Home Farm, Faringdon www.oxfordlivejazz.com. Marlene happily returns to Carswell with John Pearce, Paul Morgan and Bobby Worth. It will be lovely to catch up with the fans from Faringdon.
Sunday, February 24
This is a lunch time concert at The Wigan Jazz Club with The magnificent Chris Holmes Trio. Located at, Whelley Ex Servicemen's Club, Vauxhall Rd, Wigan.
Wednesday, February 27
Jazz at the Field, Haslingdon. Beautiful venue and great listeners. Contact Denis at 0161 796 0275 or www.dunrhythm.co.uk
Thursday, February 28
This is a new venue and we're told it is set up night club style, with tables and dinner before the show. Sounds wonderful! Floral Pavillion Blue Lounge, Marine Promenade, New Brighton, Wirral CH45 2JS, Box office: 0151 666 0000 www.floralpavilion.com.
Friday, March 1
Marlene returns to The Cinnamon Club, The Firs, Bowdon, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA 14 2QW. Authentic jazz club, beautifully appointed and well attended. Reservations a must Tel: 0161 926 8992
Saturday, March 2
Marlene returns to The Drill Hall in Lincoln. Fabulous venue with The John Pearce Trio. Tel: 01522 873 894
Tuesday, March 5
This is a new venue and we're happy to be among the first in the schedule. Oaklands Hotel 87 Yarmouth Road Norwich NR7OHH.
Thursday, March 7
The New Boathouse @ Broxbourne The new building is a WOW!!! Tel: 01992 442 263
Sunday, March 10
Once again Marlene returns to Afternoon at The Stables, Wavendon, Milton Keynes. If you were one of the lucky ones in attendance recently, you know that Dame Cleo came to the microphone and did a duet with me...honest! What a thrill! That's the beautiful thing about the music business, you never know what will happen next. Music begins @ 11:30 and reservations are a must! Tel: 01908 280 800
Wednesday, March 13
The Stamford Club, Clee Road Grimsby, North Lincolnshire. Marlene returns with The Chris Holmes Trio. Tel: 01472 873 730 Music begins 8:30 www.grimsbyjazz.com
Thursday, March 14
Malmesbury Town Hall, This is a new venue for all of us and I hope you come check it out. Located at Cross Hayes, Malmesbury, Wilts, SN 16 9BZ Box office: 01666 822 143
Friday, March 15
Fleece Jazz, Stoke by Nayland Hotel. Looking forward to this great venue once again and catching up once again with my Fleece people. Tel: 01787 211 865
Saturday, March 16
The Verdict. The best new jazz club in the UK. Located 159 Edwards St., Brighton Tel: 01273 674 847
Sunday, March 17
Ronnie Scott's, 47 Frith St. London. Oh what a time we had last March. Remember some of you could not get in as it was sold out weeks before. So book early. The music, excitement and brunch begins at 12 p.m. Tel: 0207 439 0747
Review from March 6, 2011 @ Ronnie Scott's in London
"Sometimes just one phrase can open the window onto a singer's whole lifetime of musicality, stagecraft and accumulated wisdom" -- Sebastian Scotney
You can find the entire review here.
Wednesday, March 20
Swansea Jazzland, St. James Society, Marlene with the #1 Welsh Trio, Dave Cottle Trio. 38 James Crescent Uplands, Swansea, Wales Tel: 07802 912 789
Thursday, March 21, Bonington Theatre - Date Canceled
I'm so sorry that this date has been canceled due to renovations. I will miss seeing my wonderful fans in the Nottingham area, and I hope I will get a chance to see you at one of my other UK dates.
Friday March 22
Sylvia Gentil's Studio in Delft, Holland. Space is limited but the venue is devine. Reserve quickly. Tel: 011 31 15 215 9661
Sunday, March 24
Once again Marlene joins John Ruddick's, Midland Youth Jazz Orchestra for an afternoon of terrific big band music. This year Marlene pays tribute to the songwriter, Richard Adler, (Damn Yankees, Pajama Game) with Billy VerPlanck's arrangements. The venue is, Westley Hotel, Acocks Green, Birmingham. Start time 12:30 pm - good food available too! Always a great crowd so get there early.
Monday, March 25
The Kings Head, Bexley High St., Bexley, Kent We had a whopping good time there last March. Small intimate venue. Be sure to book early Tel: 0208 467 1350
Saturday, April 6
Floridians mark your calendars. Marlene will be at The Glen Ridge Performing Arts Center, 7333 Scotland Way, Sarasota, Florida with The Tommy Goodman Trio, Mark Neunschwander, bass, and Tony Martin, drums. For tickets and information, 941 552 5325 or theglenridge.com
Sunday, April 14
Marlene debuts at, Jazz in the Loft, at The South Orange Performing Arts Center, One SOPAC Way, South Orange, NJ. Parking on premises. Tickets $15.00 Cash bar. Reservations Tel: 973 313 2787
Marlene returns once again to Rhode Island!
Wednesday, May 1
Sardella's, 30 memorial Blvd, Newport. Always a great crowd and a fun night. Reservations a must! 401 849 6312, with Dick Lupino and Mike Renzi.
Friday, May 3
Chanler @ Cliff Walk, Elegant setting, excellent food, lovely people. 117 Memorial Blvd, Newport, Newport Tel: 401 847 1300. With Dick Lupino and Mike Renzi
Saturday, May 4
Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Rd, Portsmouth. A casual, fun afternoon for sampling fine wine and cool jazz. Dick Lupino and Mike Renzi Tel: 401 847 3777
Sunday, May 5
The Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Rd, Middletown, with Mac Chrupcala's Trio. Another fun afternoon with all the usual suspects. Tel: 401 847 2750
Sunday, June 23
Shanghai Jazz, 24 Mail Street, Madison NJ. Everything is perfect here. Easy to get to, parking in rear, sensational food, and the music is cool. Join us for this special CD release party. Tel: 973-822-2899. Reservations a MUST!!
Tuesday, July 16
Sweet Sounds, 170 Elm St., Downtown Westfield, NJ. Marlene sings 7-9 p.m. FREE!
Saturday, July 20
Marlene returns to Riley Park in Bradley Beach on Main St., between Brinley and Lareine, outdoors, right in the center of town. 7-8:30 p.m.For Info, Tel: 732 547 5719 FREE!
Thursday, July 25
New York CD release party for "Ballads...mostly". What could be better than celebrating at the hottest room in NYC, Jazz@Kitano. This is a terrific listening room with great music, excellent food, and it's constantly filled with the "in" crowd. Reservations are a MUST! Two shows,8 and 10 p.m. Tel: 212-885-7119
Thursday, August 8
Outdoors in Lawrence, NY, in front of Rock Hall Museum, 199 Broadway, in Lawrence. 8-9:30 p.m. FREE! For directions or info, tel: 516-292-9000 X382
Thursday, August 15
Lyndhurst Castle. This is a gorgeous setting outdoors and it's noted as a National Trust Historic Site. The address is, 635 South Broadway, Tarrytown, NY,10591. Tel: 914-631-4481. Time is 6:30 - 8 p.m.
Saturday, October 5
Marlene Meets The Saxes at Ramapo College. The sax section will be lead by the great Harry Allen and there's no doubt that Marlene singing with the saxes will be a double treat!.The Ramapo College is located at 505 Ramapo Valley Road, Mahwah, NJ Tel: 201 684 7202
Sunday, November 3
Mahwah Public Library, 100 Ridge Road, Mahwah NJ, FREE! For directions and info, tel: 201-529- READ (7323)