Live Music with Jack Dwyer & Friends, 1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 5-7pm at The Keg and I.
Special Guest Lineup:
Oct 6 Jack Dwyer (mandolin, vocals) & Bobby Winstead (guitar, vocals): Bluegrass, Country, Old-Time
Jack & Bobby have been performing and recording together in various bands since they met in Portland, OR in the early 2010s. Their duo performances are inspired by the brother duet tradition and feature close vocal harmonies and precise picking over a range of traditional and original old-time, country, and bluegrass songs.
Oct 20 Jack Dwyer (hollowbody electric, vocals) & Jonathan Doyle (clarinet) (Country, Swing, Blues)
Before he arrived in Port Townsend, Jonathan Doyle made music in Austin, TX, New Orleans, and Chicago, with numerous regional and nationally acclaimed performers, including Willie Nelson and Asleep at the Wheel, and the Jim Cullum Jazz Band, at venues like the Grand Old Opry, Austin City Limits, and Jazz at Lincoln Center.
Nov 3 Jack Dwyer (mandolin, vocals) & Jere Canote (guitar, big banjo, ukulele): Old-Time, Bluegrass, Swing
Jere Canote is one half of the Canote Brothers. Jere and his twin brother Greg perform a variety of American styles from fiddle tunes and country songs to novelty numbers and swing. Together they have performed on Prairie Home Companion, Gurten Fest in Bern, Switzerland, Bumbershoot, Puget Sound Guitar Workshop, Festival of American Fiddle Tunes and more.
Nov 17 Jack Dwyer (vocals, guitar) & Sue Thompson (vocals, guitar) (Bluegrass)
Sue Thompson is a noted bluegrass and roots-Americana vocalist, and a dedicated teacher whose Sing Harmony Now! method for learning to sing harmony by ear has won praise on three continents. She is also an accomplished flatpicker. Her recordings include the late Mike Seeger’s GRAMMY-nominated Third Annual Farewell Reunion and the Western Music extravaganza Tall Boots. Sue performs and teaches at festivals and workshops in Europe as well as in the US, Canada, and Japan.
Dec 1 Jack Dwyer (hollowbody electric, vocals) & Chris Miller (saxophone) (Country, Swing, Blues)
Saxophonist for The Revelers, Chris Miller has toured all over the U.S. and played as a bandleader and sideman with various other groups. He moved to the Peninsula last winter.
Dec 15 Jack Dwyer (banjo, vocals) & Phina Pipia (tuba): Americana, Swing, Bluegrass
Phina Pipia is a sousaphonist, multi-instrumentalist, lyricist, writer, singer, magician, mentalist, dancer, and actor. Her original shows have been produced on the West Coast, NYC, and abroad. She is currently touring a solo music show, working as half of the double sousaphone duo, the Pipia Sisters, and as the co-creator and performer of mind-reading and magic show, The Psychic Dynasty.