TONIGHT 8-12:30 is the last PALOOKAVILLE THURSDAY JAM I’ll be hosting before the February break. We are at 43 rue de la Reunion in the 20eme, Métro Alexandre Dumas. We will feature guest singer/guitarist ARtemisia from Athens tonight, but all performers are welcome as always, whether amateur, semipro, or pro; whether male or female, young or old; people of all descriptions are warmly welcomed and encouraged to take the stage. Doesn’t matter if you sing, play keyboard, guitar,... saxophone, ukelele, mandolin, bass, harmonica, melodica, accordion, violin, theremin, percussion...doesn’t matter if you’re more into jazz, rock, blues, chanson française, R&B, folk, funk, Broadway, gospel, country or World music. We’ve seen it all and we like it all. Plats du jour by chef Iana Sophia and ginger juice custom made by owner Steve Cass. www.facebook.com/palookavilleopenmicparis
Tonight, an exceptional TUESDAY Osmoz Café Open Mic Jam. Still 8-11, still 33 rue de L’Ouest in the 14eme, just rescheduled because Wednesday is Valentine’s day. Jazz, blues, boogie, rock, pop, folk, chanson française, Broadway, and cabaret...plus our special guest from Athens, ARtemisia! Everyone is still invited to sing and/or play, regardless of style, level, or background, and it’s good vibes always! Owner Smail Ait Saadi proposes you a new pizza menu as well as the traditional couscous and French bistro fare. Belgian ales on tap, and one of the friendliest, most relaxed and informal music/social soirees in Paris. www.facebook.com/osmozparisopenmic
TONIGHT, 12 February, 8pm-midnight, it’s MONTMARTRE MONDAY JAM downstairs at Arthur JORDAN’s La Cave Café, 134 rue Marcadet in the 18ème, Métro line 12 Lamarck Caulaincourt. We like jazz, blues, rock, folk, pop, and many other styles of music (we have been getting lots of flamenco of late, as well as Broadway). Recent performers include: Vincent Germain, Dino Salomon, Gene Stephan Ruda, KG Rosen, Yanni Ziangos, Ricardo Avila, Mateo Sixstrings, Tiffany Assouline, Dan Deschamps..., Glenn Aveni, John Hicks, Igor Manuel, Nia Cason, Lola Deangeli, Marten Ingle, Morgan Dress, Jeanne Dubois-Roussel, Nina Starsong, Lyys Luna, Patrick Honore, Nancy Wahl, Emilie Weber, Galite, Gatane, Nina Starsong, Vilde Kielland, Wendy Thompson, Garrett DeMartinis, Blaise Jesion, Delphine Lancôme, Benoit Mailloux, Patrick Chevalier, Kok Young, Marshall Crowley, Bertrand Goulois, Alicia Peroton, Sash Deliens, Ollie Watson, Alicia Peroton, Blanche Lorelei, Moise, Alex DeVille and Jodi Jodi. Special guest tonight: Artemisia, in town from Athens. Elevated stage, real monitors, digital sound system, good stage lighting, good mics, real piano, British and French IPA on draft, dinner menu, fumoir. www.lacavecafe.fr
Palookaville Thursday Jam tonight, 8pm-12:30am, 43 rue de la Reunion, Paris 20eme, Métro Alexandre Dumas or Buzenval. www.facebook.com/palookavilleopenmicparis
Tonight, Wed. 7 February, 8-11pm, it’s the WEDNESDAY OPEN MIC JAM at Smail Ait Saadi’s Osmoz Café (33 rue de l’Ouest, Paris 14eme, Métro Gaite. We welcome all singers, instrumentalists, dancers, and spoken word artists. All styles of music from jazz and blues to pop, rock, and R&B, to Broadway and cabaret, to folk, to chanson française, to gospel. Lately we have enjoyed performances by Elodie Gamot, Linda Shell, Kathryn Kates, John David Ragan, Frederick Gazzoli, Charlie Bora...gi, Patrick Honore, Gerald Nassif, Dan Deschamps, Catherine Portelli, Lana Lanska, Pascal Lagrandeur...historically we have welcomed Linda Chabert, Gala Vinogradova, Vanessa Camacho, Luz Yacianci, Lucie Dher, Holly Sarah Roseaman, Jean-louis Schulmann, Beatrice Murtinger-Fouquet, Florence Moreau, Carol Tshikala, Moe Seager, Hanaria, Juan Christian Guerrero, Céleste Rochery, Christophe Benz, Michael O'Dougherty, Manuel Fraiman, Valérie Martignac, and many others. Enjoy pizza, couscous, salads, Belgian ale on tap...it’s a perfect night out. www.facebook.com/osmozparisopenmic
TONIGHT, Monday February 5, 8pm-midnight, it’s the Montmartre Mondays jam at Arthur JORDAN’s La Cave Café, 134 rue Marcadet, 18ème, Métro Lamarck-Caulaincourt. I host from the piano, joined by cohosts Gene Stephan Ruda, KG Rosen, and/or Yanni Ziangos. We have welcomed such performers as: Vincent Germain, Dino Salomon, Dan Deschamps, Tiffany Assouline, Gatane, Galite, Patrick Honore, John Hicks, Glenn Aveni, Igor Manuel, Nancy Wahl, Vilde Kielland, Nia Cason, Lola Deangeli, Mo...rgan Dress, Ricardo Avila, Marten Ingle, Jeanne Dubois-Roussel, Nina Starsong, Lyys Luna, Wendy Thompson, Delphine Lancôme, Benoit Mailloux, Marshall Crowley, Pépin, Jodi Jodi, Alicia Peroton, Sasha Deliens, Ollie Watson, Julien Kamin, Moise, Alex DeVille, Blaise Jesion, and Matteo Six-Strings. We like jazz, blues, rock, pop, folk, and many other styles, and all singed instrumentalists are welcome. Elevated stage, monitors, digital sound, excellent lighting and mood, craft beers on tap, dinner menu available, no cover or minimum. www.lacavecafe.fr
Palookaville Thursday Jam is tonight, February 1, 8pm-12:30am, at 43 rue de la Reunion, Paris 20eme (near Nation). This jam is going into its third year and has welcomed dozens of performers—all styles of singers and all kinds of instrumentalists, as well as dancers and spoken word artists. You can hear jazz, blues, Latin, folk, funk, gospel, Broadway, chanson française, pop, rock, or world music. Enjoy plats du jour by chef Iana Sophia, West African ginger juice (with or without rum) made by owner Steve Cass, and if you’re lucky, the best chocolate cake in town. Enjoy our cozy atmosphere; come see how the space is evolving! I’m looking forward to seeing many of you tonight. Let’s jam! www.facebook.com/palookavilleopenmicparis
Tonight, Wednesday January 31, 8-11pm, it’s the OSMOZ WEDNESDAY OPEN-MIC! Jazz, blues, boogie, rock, pop, folk, funk, soul, gospel, Broadway, cabaret, and many other styles. All singers, instrumentalists, dancers and spoken word artists are welcome. We have been doing this open mic since September 2016 and it’s going strong! Owner Smail proposes Kabyle couscous, pizzas, salads, and French bistro fare as well as well-selected wines and Belgian ale on tap. Certainly the friendliest, most welcoming, most informal nightspot in Montparnasse, maybe in Paris as a whole. An established live music venue and a fluid social scene, Osmoz is a great place to hear and to meet rising talent. No cover or minimum. See you tonight! www.facebook.com/osmozparisopenmic
Open Mic Jam downstairs at Arthur JORDAN’s La Cave Café TONIGHT 8pm-midnight as « Montmartre Mondays » continue...hosted by yours truly, ably co-hosted by Gene Stephan Ruda and/or KG Rosen and/or Yanni Ziangos. This is not just any cave...we have a real piano, a real elevated stage, real spotlights, good mics, a digital sound system, monitors so musicians can hear themselves, good ventilation, even a fumoir so smokers don’t have to go outside. Bar and dinner service, with a nice menu and craft beers on tap. No cover or minimum, just great fun, 3 Mondays per month. This is one of the rising venues on the live music scene, so come make your mark! www.lacavecafe.com
Montmartre Monday Jams Downstairs at Arthur JORDAN’s La Cave Café resume TOMORROW, Monday January 29, 8pm-midnight! We welcome all kinds of music, all kinds of musicians, all kinds of people. We have enjoyed sets by KG Rosen, Gene Stephan Ruda, Vincent Germain, Dino Salomon, Dan Deschamps, Glenn Aveni, Nia Cason, Morgan Dress, Yanni Ziangos, Marten Ingle, Jeanne Dubois-Roussel, Nina Starsong, Lyys Luna, Gatane, Galite, Patrick Honore, Charlie Boragi, Nancy Wahl, Igor Manuel, ...John Hicks, Tiffany Assouline, Lola Deangeli, Ricardo Avila, Patrick Chevalier, Delphine Lancôme, Bertrand Goulois, Benoit Mailloux, Alicia Peroton, Sasha Deliens, Marshall Crowley, Pépin, Moise, Julien Kamin, Alex DeVille, Kok Young, Juan Christian Guerrero, and Jodi Jodi. All styles, all generations, time to mix it all up. 134 rue Marcadet in the 18ème , Métro Lamarck Caulancourt. www.lacavecafe.com
Palookaville Thursday Jam TONIGHT 8-12:30 at 43 rue de la Reunion, Paris 20eme, Métro Alexander Dumas or Buzenval. Jazz, blues, folk, funk, rock, pop, gospel, soul, latin, country, chanson française, Broadway. Plats du jour by chef Iana Sophia, West African ginger juice by owner Steve Cass, a living-room atmosphere in a colorful neighborhood and a vibrant social mix. Everyone welcome regardless of instrument, style, level, or background. This jam is going into its third year—The Beat Goes On! www.facebook.com/palookavilleopenmicparis
TONIGHT, Wednesday January 24, it’s Osmoz Café Open Mic! Any performer, whether singer, instrumentalist, dancer, or spoken word artist, is welcome at our jam. We enjoy jazz, blues, rock, pop, folk, chanson française, Broadway, gospel, boogie, country, soul, and many other musical styles. Dinner and drinks available, but no cover or minimum. Lots of fun! Hope to see you this evening! www.facebook.com/osmozparisopenmic
TONIGHT, Thursday January 18, 8pm-12:30am, is the FIRST THURSDAY JAM OF 2018. I will be hosting from the piano. All performers, whether singers, instrumentalists, dancers or spoken word artists, are welcomed. We are at 43 rue de la Reunion, Paris 20eme, Métro Alexandre Dumas or Buzenval. Dinner and drinks available but no cover or minimum. People of all descriptions, artists of all styles, levels and backgrounds. Palookaville enters its THIRD YEAR tonight.
The beat goes on at Palookaville! Your favorite live music venue on the east side of Paris continues to deliver the goods in 2018. TOMORROW, Thursday January 18, 8pm-12:30am, I will be once again hosting open-mic as I did throughout 2016 and 2017, where we welcomed dozens of singers in all categories of music, as well as: guitarists, accordionists, clarinetists, saxophonists, bassists, mandolinists, violinists, pianists, tap-dancers, ukelele-players, harmonica-players, melodi...ca-players, even shofar-players. A night at Palookaville could involve jazz, rock, chanson française, folk, blues, pop, gospel, soul, country, and/or world music. Enjoy our uniquely cozy atmosphere, our dynamic social scene, and our vibrant musical evenings. Enjoy plats du jour by chef Iana Sophia, west African ginger juice (with or without rum) made by owner Steve Cass, and just relax and have fun. Entrée libre, of course. A demain soir!
Tonight, Monday January 15, 8pm-midnight, it’s the MONTMARTRE MONDAY OPEN MIC downstairs at Arthur JORDAN’s La Cave Café, 134 rue Marcadet Paris 18ème, Métro Lamarck Caulaincourt. Elevated stage, good mics and sound system, good lighting, nice room, real piano, good ventilation, IPA and other craft beers, a tempting dinner menu and even a fumoir for smokers. If you sing, play any instrument, dance, or are any kind of performer, whether you are into jazz, rock, pop, folk, or any musical style, you are welcome onstage. The downstairs space is only about a year old and is already a fixture of the Paris music scene. Come be a part of it tonight. www.lacavecafe.com
TONIGHT, Wednesday January 10, 8-11pm, it's the OSMOZ CAFE WEDNESDAY JAM at 33 rue de l'Ouest, Paris 14eme, Metro Gaite, exit Vercingetorix. Osmoz is a friendly, relaxed, informal resto populaire du quartier which serves Kabyle couscous and French bistro fare. We have been doing open mics there on Wednesdays for about a year and a half now and have welcomed dozens of performers--singers, instrumentalists, dancers--in all styles: jazz, blues, cabaret, broadway, cabaret, chanso...n francaise, gospel, rock, pop, soul, country, boogie...you never know who's going to be at one of these jams or what kind of music you may hear. Osmoz makes for a nice mid-week evening out whether you like to listen to music while dining and/or drinking, to make requests of the pianist, to dance to live music, or to get up and sing or jam yourself. There is no cover charge or consumption minimum, and food and drink prices are very reasonable. I love playing at Osmoz! A ce soir! www.facebook.com/osmozparisopenmic