Previous events

Dec31

New Year's Eve Gala

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99 Sea Level Hotel, 99 Hollywood St., Bethany Beach, DE

Last chance to kiss this bad old year behind and revel in the new one coming around the bend. Food, booze, music...what else do you need? The Van Williamson Trio with Bob Abbott and Dean Haemel will be performing from 9 PM-midnight. Also dancing to the rocknroll band in the ballroom.

Oct14

Rehoboth Jazz Festival

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Azzurro Restaurant, 210 2nd St., Rehoboth Beach, DE

The Van Williamson Trio returns to the former Chez la Mer, now reincarnated as an Italian Restaurant, for a whopping helping of Straight-Ahead Uncompromising Cocktail Music. With Wes Crawford and Russ Rodgers.

Oct11

Rehoboth Jazz Festival

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Cape Henlopen High School, 1250 Kings Highway, Lewes, DE

The Van Williamson Trio, featuring Wes Crawford and Russ Rodgers, will do their thing in the lobby of the high school as jazz lovers descend on the venue for the opening concert of the 2018 Rehoboth Jazz Festival.

Sep30

Wedding Reception

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NPR, 1111 N. Capitol St, NE, Washington DC

Our friend is having a wedding reception. Music provided by colleagues and former colleagues. With VW, Felix Contreras, Joe Mills, Alison Keyes, Tanya Ballard.

Sep16

Van Williamson Trio w/Bob Abbott and Dean Haemel

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49 West St., Annapolis, MD

A healthy dose of Straight-Ahead Uncompromising Cocktail Music at this long-time jazz venue in the capital city.
Standards, bossas, show tunes, etc. $20. Support Live Music!

Sep15

Sultana's 22nd Annual Gala

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The Maher Farm, Kent County MD

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER. CHECK BACK FOR THE NEW DATE.

Bassist Mike Buccino and I will be performing a couple sets of standard jazz tunes as people arrive at this gala event celebrating the Sultana. Ticket information at sultanaeducation.org under Public Programs. Other acts will perform as well.

Sep10

La-Ti-Do Productions presents jazz

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Bistro Bistro, 1727 Connecticut Ave, NW, Washington, DC

Summer Parfait (Jessica Hansen, voice of NPR, Chris Joyce, Marco Mills, James Willetts, Van Williamson) present two short sets of tunes for this showcase. Other performers as well. Tix $15.

Porchfest

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TBA, Chestertown

The Van Williamson Trio with Tom Anthony and Dean Haemel will offer up some Straight-Ahead Uncompromising Cocktail Music at this outdoor street fest. Check back for exact times and location.