Late Night Jazz: Paul Silbergleit Trio

Tuesday, June 6, 2023

Veteran Milwaukee-area jazz guitarist Paul Silbergleit makes his Lakely debut, in the company of drumming phenom Devin Drobka and our own Jeremy Boettcher on bass! Tasty, swingin’, and sophisticated, the trio brings a host of original tunes and arrangements in addition to a fresh improvisatory style.

Late Night Jazz: Josh Gallagher Trio

Thursday, June 1, 2023

Josh Gallagher attended the Berklee College of Music on a full ride scholarship and played in the Brubeck Institute Jazz Sextet. After living in New York City, he returned to Eau Claire. Catch this masterful and swinging pianist in action leading his group.

Live On The Lakely Stage: The Swongos

Monday, May 22, 2023

The Swongos are a three piece instrumental Surf Band from the St. Croix River Valley on the Minnesota/Wisconsin border. In addition to Surf Music, they have many styles of music such as Spy, Exotica, and Indie Rock sprinkled in their songs and sound. The Swongos are influenced by traditional surf music like Dick Dale and the Ventures but also groups such as the Pixies, and Los Cubanos Postizos. While playing live the Swongos show not only their strong talent and musicianship but also their “nice guy next door” personalities.

Late Night Jazz: Kat Sherman & Paul Hecht Duo

Monday, May 15, 2023

Vocalist Kat Sherman has been a crucial presence on the Eau Claire music scene for more than two decades, performing in a wide variety of styles and venues, and maintaining an active teaching studio in piano and voice. Having formed the successful and sought-after jazz trio, Kat and the Hats, she is continuing her exploration of the jazz idiom in a new duo with Paul Hecht. Hecht is a jazz pianist who emerged recently from the Chicago jazz scene where he maintains several active groups and projects. In Eau Claire, he is a frequent collaborator with bassist Jeremy Boettcher, and has recently formed a new trio with Twin Cities musicians Graydon Peterson on bass and Pete James Johnson on drums

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