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EURO GIGGAGE SUMMER 2017

MAY 2017

 MAY 26

The Downbeat Trio – Private Event

Il Vecchio Mulino Volta

Mantovana Str. Volta Pozzolo, 46049

 

JUNE 2017

JUNE 01

Downbeat Trio – Mira Lago – 9 p.m.

 

JUNE 02

Le Fay Resorts – 9 p.m.

Via Angelo Feltrinelli, 136 25084

 

JUNE 04

Osteria Della Cantina, Puegnago, sul Garda – 8 p.m.

 

JUNE 08

Miles Simmons w/Marco Cremeschini

Le Fay Resorts, Guangnago, Lago di Garda

Via Angelo Feltrinelli, 136 25084

 

JUNE 16th

The Downbeat Trio – Gay Pride, Brescia – Time TBD

 

JUNE 21st

Hippie Tendencies w/guest Miles Simmons

Notte Bianca – Desenzano, Italia

Piazza Feltrinelli, BS 25015

 

JUNE 24

Downbeat Trio – Le Fay Resorts .= 9:00 p.m.

Via Angelo Feltrinelli, 136 25084

 

JUNE 26th

Downbeat Trio – Busocaldo 9:00 p.m.

Antica Osteria Busocaldo

 

JUNE 29

Miles Simmons w/ Marco Cremeschini

Le Fay Resorts

Via Angelo Feltrinelli, 136 25084

 

JULY

JULY 1st

Private Event – Lago di Garda

Miles Simmons special guest with Gianni Alberti Trio

 

JULY 2nd

Downbeat Trio –

Tana del Gulfo, Via Corte Ferrarini 2, BS  25017

9:00 p.m.

 

JULY 7th

Bologna Golf Club – PRIVATE EVENT

Miles Simmons w/ The Oscar Abelli Blues Group

 

JULY 8 -13 – UNAVAILABLE – SPAIN

 

JULY 15th

The Downbeat Trio 9:00 p.m.

Le Fay Resort and Spa
JULY 16th

The Downbeat Trio 8:00 p.m.
Vinaccia Wine Bar
Via Amendola 1
Rezzato, Brescia
Tel: 030 259 2093
Vinaccia Wine Bar Reservations

 July 18th

Miles Simmons w/Marco Cremschini

Le Fay Resorts

Via Angelo Feltrinelli, 136 25084

 

July 19th

H.T. 4tet – Desenzano w/special guest Miles Simmons

Wednesday  July 19  8:30 p.m. @ Notte Bianco Desenzano  Piazza Matteotti, BS 25015

Dopo il successo degli ultimi anni Desenzano ospita di nuovo questa bella festa. H.T. 4tet. All night party in the streets, we LOVE this gig.

 

July 23rd

H.T. 5tet Centenaro di Lonato

Sunday July 23, 10:00 a.m.- 7:00 p.m. @ Podere del Lavagno Via Lavagnone 41A, 25017

Fundraiser for the Cooperativa Mongolfiera di iniziare un percorso di A.A.A (attività Assiatita con l’Animale)

With Corimè, Alan Farrington, Waja Maja, Simone Guiducci, Poli, Cocconi, Biancoli, Codenhause

Tutto il ricavato permetterà ai ragazzi della Cooperativa Mongolfiera di iniziare un percorso di A.A.A (attività Assiatita con l’Animale)


JULY 27

The Downbeat Trio – Franciacorte, Lago D’Iseo

Thursday July 27  7:30 p.m. @ Dispensa pani e vini Franciacorta -via Principe Umberto 23 Torbiato Frazione Di Adro

Lisa, Miles and Marco perform for Jazz in giardino.

Aperitivo di benvenuto in musica http://www.dispensafranciacorta.com


JULY 29th

Miles Simmons w/guitarist Palmas Francisco

LAGO DI GARDA

PRIVATE EVENT

 

AUGUST 2nd  – 9:00
Hippie Tendencies Quartet with special guests Miles Simmons and Holly Shockey
Notte Bianco
Desenzano del Garda
Piazza Matteotti, BS 25015

AUGUST 4th

Downbeat Trio –Private Event – SOIANO DEL GARDA

 

AUGUST 5th

The Downbeat Trio – 9:00

Le Fay Resorts

Via Angelo Feltrinelli, 136 25084

 

AUGUST 6th 

Downbeat Trio  – Lonato

Sunday August 6 9:00 p.m. @ La Tana del Gufo  Via Corte Ferrarini 2, BS  25017

Lisa, Marco and Miles are back at what is rapidly becoming one of their favorite local haunts.

 

AUGUST 8th

Miles Simmons – Private Event – VERONA, ITALY

 

AUGUST 9th

H.T. 4tet – Desenzano w/ special guest Miles Simmons

Wednesday August 9, 9:00 p.m. @ Notte Bianco Desenzano  Piazza Matteotti, BS 25015

Dopo il successo degli ultimi anni Desenzano ospita di nuovo questa bella festa. H.T. 4tet. All night party in the streets, we LOVE this gig.

 

AUGUST 11th

Downbeat Trio w/ special guest TBA – Moniga (BS)

Recyclage Cafe Via Pergola 31, 25080

H.T. Trio at our new neighborhood hang with special guest TBA.

 

WINTER/SPRING 2017

Friday, March 3rd, 2017 Hello Suckers Cabaret @ Davenport’s Piano Bar – 8:00 p.m.
1383 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL
Hello Suckers Cabaret March Madness Show featuring Rebecca King on piano. Get there, Sucker!
Davenport’s Piano Bar

Sunday, April 16th, 2017 Hello Suckers Cabaret @Davenport’s Piano Bar 8-9 p.m.
1383 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL
Hello Suckers Cabaret Sunday’s in the Park with Jazz…

JUNE and JULY 2017
European Tour with The Downbeat Trio. Booking now!

WINTER TOUR 2016 

Sunday, January 1 2016 Downbeat Trio – Salò
Sunday January 1, 5:00 p.m. @ Piazza Vittoria (se brutto tempo in Sala Provveditori in Municipio), 25087
*Lisa, Marco, and Miles starting the new year off with a family affair.

Saturday, December 31 2016 Downbeat Trio – 9:00 @ Lefay Resorts
118 Via Angelo Feltrinelli Gargnano, 25084 +39 0365 241800
*Lisa, Marco, Simone Boffa and Miles are ringing in the new year for you in style!

Wednesday, December 28th @ Le Fay Resorts
118 Via Angelo Feltrinelli Gargnano, 25084
*Miles and Marco go rogue as a duo. Come get your jazz on high above Lago di Garda.

Monday, December 26th, 8:30 -10:30 Natale in Gospel
Sala Castellani, Via Teatro, Gargnano
*The Downbeat Trio does brings their jazzy brand of Gospel and blues to a proper theater for a two hour concert in a beautiful historic Italian theater.

Saturday, December 24th, 9:00 p.m.@ Le Fay
118 Via Angelo Feltrinelli Gargnano, 25084
*Christmas Eve jazzy goodness with The Downbeat Trio

Sunday, December 18 2016 Downbeat Trio – Lonato
Sunday December 18 9:00 p.m. @ La Tana del Gufo Via Corte Ferrarini 2, BS 25017
*Lisa, Marco and Miles are back at what is rapidly becoming one of their favorite local haunts with The Simmons Family Christmas show.

Friday and Saturday, December 16 & 17 2016
Hippie Tendencies 4tet with Special Guest Miles Simmons- Leermoos, Austria
@ Mohr Life Resort Innsbrucker Str. 40 Lermoos, Tirol A-6631
*H.T. 4tet celebrate with Mohr their 10 year anniversary as MOHR life resort (+210 years 3 MOHREN) . This warm beautifully appointed spa warrants a visit and what better time?

 

JUNE 2016

FRIDAY, JUNE 3RD, 2016 8-10 p.m.
HELLO SUCKERS CABARET – PRIDE MONTH EXTRAVAGANZA
UPTOWN UNDERGROUND– A Speakeasy themed club
4707 N. Broadway Street
Chicago, IL 60640
773.867.1946
Cover: $15.00
www.uptownunderground.net

TUESDAY, JUNE 21st, 7:00-10:00
SIMMONS’ DOWNBEAT w/Kevin Fort on keys
M Lounge –
Chicago’s #1 South Loop Martini Lounge
1520 S. Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL 60605
312 447 0201
No Cover!
www.mlounge.comFRIDAY, JUNE 24th, 2016 9:00 – 11:00 p.m.
HELLO SUCKERS CABARET
High Hat Club
– North Side Juke Joint Coolness
1920 W. Irving Park Road
Chicago, IL
$5 cover
Info: 773.697.8660
www.highhat.club
 
PAST GIGS…
 
*SATURDAY, JANUARY 2nd, 2016 7-9 p.m.
 THE DOWNBEAT TRIO
Le Fay Resort and Spa, Lago di Garda
 www.lefayresorts.com/
 
 
*FRIDAY, JANUARY 8th, 2016, 9-11:30
HIPPIE TENDENCIES w/GUEST MILES SIMMONS
Broglie Peschiera del Garda
Abbinata alla serata verrà servita una “cena tailandese”
INFO: 39 348 572 7215
 
 
*TUESDAY, JANUARY 19th, 2016 7-10 p.m.
THE MILES SIMMONS TRIO w/Josh Miller on Guitar
M LOUNGE – Chicago’s #1 South Loop Martini Lounge
1520 S. Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL 60605
312 447 0201
www.mlounge.com 
 
 *TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2nd, 2016, 7-8:30 p.m.
THE MILES SIMMONS TRIO w/Josh Miller on Guitar
Uptown Underground – A Speakeasy themed club
Throwback Cover Tuesday:  $2.00 and 1/2 price bottles of wine all night!
4707 N. Broadway Street
Chicago, IL 60640
773.867.1946
www.uptownunderground.net 
 
*SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3rd
THE MILES SIMMONS TRIO
PRIVATE EVENT – unavailable
 
*FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12th, 2016 8-10:30
HELLO SUCKERS CABARET!DEBUT W/REBECCA KING ON PIANO AND ADDITIONAL VOCALS
UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR
710 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60654
312.266.7761
$10 cover
www.undergroundwonderbar.com
 
*SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20th, 2016
THE MILES SIMMONS TRIO
PRIVATE EVENT – unavailable

MARCH/APRIL 2016

*FRIDAY MARCH 25TH, 2016, 8-10 p.m.
HELLO SUCKERS CABARET w/pianist and vocalist Rebecca King
High Hat Club – North Side Juke Joint Coolness
1920 W. Irving Park Road
Chicago, IL
$5 cover
Info: 773.697.8660
www.highhat.club


TUESDAY, APRIL 12th, 2016 7-10 p.m.

SIMMONS’ DOWNBEAT 
M LOUNGE – Chicago’s #1 South Loop Martini Lounge
1520 S. Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL 60605
312 447 0201
No Cover!
www.mlounge.com

 

 

Past Gigs…2015

DECEMBER 2015
 
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6TH, 7-10 p.m.
PRIVATE EVENT
THE GRANT HOLIDAY PARTY, SOUTH LOOP, CHICAGO
 
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 22nd, 7-9 p.m.
The Downbeat Trio
Il Tesoro Living Resort 
Facebook: Il Tesoro Living Resort
 
 WEDNESDAY, DEC 23RD, 9:00 p.m.
**Swing Time with The Downbeat Trio feat. Roberto Piccolo and Gianni Cazzola
Ristorante Ciuciulia – Via Ostiglia 3B, Brescia
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ciuciulia/221236781386626
 
 THURSDAYDECEMBER 24th, 7-9 p.m.
*CHRISTMAS EVE
Le Fay Resort and Spa, Lago di Garda
w/special percussionist Valerie Bonazzoli
www.lefayresorts.com/
 
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 25th, 7-10 p.m.
*CHRISTMAS DAY
A Very Special Christmas Day Brunch w/ DownBeat Trio
Cristallo Hotel Spa and Golf – Cortina D’Ampezzo, Italy
http://www.cristallo.it/en/hotel-cortina-d-ampezzo/1-0.html

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31st, 7-9 p.m.
*NEW YEARS EVE
Le Fay Resort and Spa, Lago di Garda
The Downbeat Trio w/special percussionist Valerie Bonazzoli
www.lefayresorts.com/

 

NOVEMBER 2015 

 SATURDAY, NOV 7th, 8-11
PRIVATE EVENT
 
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10th, 7-10 p.m.
THE MILES SIMMONS TRIO w/guests Jon Wenzel on drums
M LOUNGE – Chicago’s #1 South Loop Martini Lounge
1520 S. Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL 60605
No cover!
312 447 0201
 
SUNDAY, NOV 22nd, 7-9
THE MILES SIMMONS TRIO w/guest Jon Wenzel on drums
High Hat Club – North Side Juke Joint Coolness
1920 W. Irving Park Road
Chicago, IL
No cover, but “donations” gladly accepted. :-)
Info: 773.697.8660
www.highhat.club

 

OCTOBER 2015

 
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9th
The Miles Simmons Trio – PRIVATE EVENT
METROPOLITAN CLUB, WILLIS TOWER
 
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18th 
The Miles Simmons Trio – PRIVATE EVENT 
FOUR SEASONS, CHICAGO
 
MONDAY, OCTOBER 26th, PRIVATE EVENT
MARIANO’S, NEW CITY CHICAGO
 
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30th, PRIVATE EVENT
BLACK AND WHITE BALL, CHICAGO
 
SATURDAY, OCT 31ST, PRIVATE EVENT
PRIVATE RESIDENCE HALLOWEEN PARTY
 
 SEPTEMBER 2015
 
Tuesday, September 1st – unavailable 
 
Thursday, September 3rd – unavailable
 
Tuesday, September 8th – unavailable
 
Thursday, September 10th – unavailable
 
Sunday, September 13th – private event
 
Monday, September 14th – private event
 
Thursday, September 17th – unavailable
 
Monday, September 21st -unavailable
 
Tuesday, September 22nd – private event
 
Wednesday, September 23rd – private event
 
 
 *Tuesday and Wednesday September 29th and 30th, 7-10 
THE MILES SIMMONS TRIO w/guests Jon Wenzel on drums
M LOUNGE –  Chicago’s #1 South Loop Martini Lounge
1520 S. Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL 60605
312 447 0201
 

 

 AUGUST 2015
 
*Wednesday, August 19th, 8-10:30 p.m.
THE MILES SIMMONS TRIO w/guest Jon Wenzel on Drums
Underground Wonder Bar – $8/cover
710 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60654
312.266.7761 
http://undergroundwonderbar.com
 
 
 
JULY 2015
 
*Thursday, July 16th, at Sunset
THE DOWNBEAT TRIO
Castel San Pietro
Via Castel San Pietro
2-37219, Verona, Italia
 http://www.campingcastelsanpietro.com
 
*Friday, July 17th, 9:00 p.m. 
THE DOWNBEAT TRIO
Cantina Bentivoglio
Bologna Centro
http://www.cantinabentivoglio.it/ita/home.php
 
*Saturday, July 18th, 9:30 p.m.
THE DOWNBEAT TRIO  feat. Gianni Cazzola (Drums)  and Roberto Piccolo (Bass)
ALPARCO
Parco Nocivelli
https://www.facebook.com/baralparco 
 
 *Friday, July 24th,  9:00 p.m.
THE DOWNBEAT TRIO w/special guests Massimo Saviola and Cesare Valbusa
Casino Vendramin Calergi, Venezia
 http://www.casinovenezia.it/en
 
 *Wednesday, July 29th, 9:00 p.m.
HIPPIE TENDENCIES WITH SPECIAL GUEST MILES SIMMONS
Desenzano Centro – Notte Bianca
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Notte-Bianca-Desenzano-Del-Garda/612525508767154 
Thursday, August 27th – unavailable
 
 
JUNE 2015
 
*Friday June 5th, 9 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. –   SOLD OUT
THE MILES SIMMONS TRIO  feat. Josh Miller on Guitar
High Hat Club
1920 W. Irving Park Road
Chicago, IL 
Cover $10
Info: 773.697.8660
http://www.highhat.club
 
*Sunday, June 14th, 7-9 p.m. 
Tribute to Nat King Cole
THE MILES SIMMONS TRIO feat. Josh Miller on Guitar
(opening act TBD)
Uncommon Ground on Devon
1401 W. Devon St.
Chicago, IL 60660
Cover $10
Reservations: 773-465-9801 (ask to be seated in the performance space)
http://www.uncommonground.com/pages/devon_home/35.php

 

MAY 2015

*Saturday, May 9th, 6:30 p.m.
THE DOWNBEAT TRIO  feat. Massimo Saviola on Bass
(Private Party)
South Branch Tavern and Grille
100 S. Wacker Dr. 
Chicago, IL 60606
http://www.southbranchchicago.com
 
*Sunday, May 10th, 7:00 p.m.
THE DOWNBEAT TRIO – feat. Massimo Saviola on Bass
Uncommon Ground on Devon
1401 W. Devon St.
Chicago, IL 60660
Cover: $10
Reservations: 773-465-9801 (ask to be seated in the performance space)
http://www.uncommonground.com/pages/devon_home/35.php
 
 
 
2014 DOWNBEAT TRIO “SIMMONS FAMILY CHRISTMAS” EUROPA TOUR
 
*Sunday, DEC 7th, 9:00 p.m. 
Le Fay Resort and Spa, Lago di Garda
w/special guest percussionist Valerie Bonazzoli
 www.lefayresorts.com/
 
* Wednesday, DEC 10th, 9:30 p.m.
**Swing Time with The Downbeat Trio feat. Roberto Piccolo and Gianni Cazzola
Ristorante Ciuciulia – Via Ostiglia 3B, Brescia
 https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ciuciulia/221236781386626
 
 *Friday and Saturday, DEC 12 & 13, 9:00 p.m.
Mohr Resort and Spa, Leermoos, Austria
w/special guest percussionist Valerie Bonazzoli
http://www.mohr-life-resort.at
 
*Thursday, DEC 18th, 9:30 p.m.
Am I Wrong Gastropub, Desenzano Del Garda
w/special guests Titti Castrini and Valerie Bonazzoli
https://www.facebook.com/amiwrongpub
 
*Friday and Saturday, DEC 19 and 20, 8:00 p.m.
Cantina Bentivoglio, Centro Bologna
w/special guest percussionist Valerie Bonazzoli
http://www.cantinabentivoglio.it/ita/home.php 
 
*Sunday DEC 21, 12:30 p.m.
Casino Vendramin Calergi, Venezia (Ca’ Noghera)
Note: Brunch w/a holiday theme
http://www.casinovenezia.it/it/ca-vendramin-calergi.html
 
 *Christmas Eve, Wednesday, DEC 24, 9:00 p.m.
Le Fay Resort and Spa, Lago di Garda
w/special percussionist Valerie Bonazzoli
 www.lefayresorts.com/
 
 *Christmas Day, Thursday, DEC 25, 1200 – 1500 
A Very Special Christmas Day Brunch w/ DownBeat Trio
Cristallo Hotel Spa and Golf – Cortina D’Ampezzo, Italy
Cristallo Hotel Spa & Golf – Cortina D’Ampezzo 
 
PAST GIGS 2014
 
 *Sunday, July 26, 2014, 2000 hrs
 MILES SIMMONS AND THE GRANNY SAYS BAND
 MOHR RESORTS, LEERMOOS, AUSTRIA
 http://www.mohr-life-resort.at
 
 *Thursday, July 31, 2014, 2100 hrs
 HIPPIE TENDENCIES  w/special guests MILES SIMMONS AND SIMONE BOFFA
 CASTELLO DI SOIANO DEL LAGO
 
 *Saturday, August 02, 2014, 2100 hrs
MILES SIMMONS AND THE GRANNY SAYS BAND
NISTOC FESTIVAL 2014, BRESCIA, ITALIA
http://www.nistoc.it/?event-items=nistoc-2014  
 
*Monday, August 04, 2014, 2000 hrs
HIPPIE TENDENCIES  w/special guest MILES SIMMONS
FESTA BIO POLPENAZZE, POLPENAZZE, IT
http://www.quibrescia.it/cms/2012/07/30/a-polpenazze-torna-la-festa-del-biologico/
 
*Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 9:00 p.m.
THE DOWNBEAT TRIO 
PIAZZA BOLOGNA
 Cantina Bentivoglia, Via Marscarella 41 B, Bologna,
 IThttp://www.cantinabentivoglio.it/ita/home.php 
 
*Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 2000
HIPPIE TENDENCIES W/SPECIAL GUEST MILES SIMMONS
DESANZANO NOTTE BIANCA
CENTRO STORICO DESANZANO
 
*Thursday, August 07, 2000 hrs
THE DOWNBEAT TRIO
LE FAY RESORT & SPA LAGO DI GARDA
 www.lefayresorts.com/
 
*Friday, August 08, 2014, 2100 hrs
THE DOWNBEAT TRIO
TAQUIS BAR 
https://www.facebook.com/events/260687160764705/?ref=22
 
 Past Gigs – 2013
 
 Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, 2100 hrs
The Downbeat Trio Christmas Eve Event
LEFAY RESORT & SPA LAGO DI GARDA
www.lefayresorts.com/
 
Sunday, Dec 22, 2013, 2100 hrs

MILES SIMMONS AND THE GRANNY SAYS BAND
CANTINA DE L’ARENA
www.lecantine-arena.com/2010/bracerie2010.php
 
Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013 2100 hrs
MILES SIMMONS AND THE GRANNY SAYS BAND
MOSKITO ROK N ROLL BAR
www.facebook.com/groups/82040199231/members/
 
Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, 2100 hrs
MILES SIMMONS AND THE GRANNY SAYS BAND
BATARD
www.batard.it/