Upcoming Shows

June 23, 2018, 9 p.m.
Lowertown Trio
live at World of Beer
funky, jazz R&B deep grooves.
admission: Free
address: 356 Sibley St, Saint Paul, MN 55101
June 9, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Solo Guitar
live at Icehouse
Dinner show at Icehouse
admission: Free
address: 2528 Nicollet Mpls
May 26, 2018, 12:30 p.m.
Charmin and Shapira
Jazz guitar/vocals
admission: Free
address: Lake st. And Chicago Ave Mpls
May 25, 2018, 6 p.m.
w/Vic Volare Qt.
live at Hell's Kitchen
jazz
admission: Free
address: 80 S. 9th. St., Minneapolis, MN 55402
May 24, 2018, 8 p.m.
Jazz duets w/vocalist Charmin Michelle
live at Bad Waitress
Jazz guitar/vocal duo
admission: Free
address: 2 E 26th St, Minneapolis, MN 55404
May 24, 2018, 6 p.m.
Joel Shapira
live at Vieux Carré
Solo guitar
admission: Free
address: 408 St Peter St., St Paul, MN 55102

Past Shows

May 19, 2018, 6 p.m.
Joel Shapira
Solo guitar
admission: Free
address: 4725 Highway 61 North White Bear Lake, Minnesota
May 5, 2018, 7 p.m.
Charmin & Shapira Qt.
Jazz vocal quartet at its finest.
admission: Free
address: 406 s 8th Mpls
April 21, 2018, 5 p.m.
Joel Shapira Duo
live at Hook and Ladder
Jazz duets w/bassist Bruce Heine - Fundraiser for Seward Foundation
admission: Free
address: 3010 Minnehaha ave. S. Mpls
April 17, 2018, 4 p.m.
Joel Shapira
Every Tuesday solo guitar at MSP airport.
admission: Free
address: Bloomington MN
April 6, 2018, 7 p.m.
W/ Bob Eckstrand guitarist guest!
live at Cadenza Music
"Ask the Artist" series at Cadenza Music
admission: 10.00
address: 149 Snelling Ave N, St Paul, MN 55104
April 1, 2018, 11 a.m.
Joel Shapira solo guitar
live at Seward Co-op
Solo guitar at great Co-op with in-store dining. 2823 E. Franklin Ave.
admission: Free
address: 2823 E. Franklin Ave.
March 26, 2018, 7 p.m.
Solo Guitar
live at Hygga
Bingo fundraiser for TC Hot Summer Jazz Festival
admission: Free
address: 213 4th St. E, Ste 100 St. Paul MN 55101
March 17, 2018, 6 p.m.
Joel Shapira solo guitar
solo guitar
admission: Free
address: 1518 Randolph Ave St. Paul, MN 55105
Feb. 14, 2018, 6 p.m.
Lowertown Trio
Valentine's Day!
admission: Free
address: 65 Main st. Mpls - St. Anthony Main
Feb. 11, 2018, 8 p.m.
Joel Shapira Trio - EVERY Sunday
Sunday night open Jazz Jam at Basement Bar! TC jazz professionals are welcome to come sit in!
admission: Free
address: 511 Washington Ave North, Minneapolis, MN. 55401
Dec. 10, 2017, 8 p.m.
Joel Shapira Trio
live at Basement Bar
Sunday night open Jazz Jam at Basement Bar! TC jazz professionals are welcome to come sit in!
admission: Free
address: 511 Washington Ave. Mpls
Nov. 24, 2017, 6 p.m.
Vic Volare Quintet
live at Hell's Kitchen
Vic and the band swing at HK!
admission: Free
address: 80 S. 9th st. Mpls

Old Shows

Thurs. Nov. 16th – Vieux Carre – Solo Guitar – 408 St Peter St. St Paul MN 55102 – 6:30-8:30pm. No cover.

Friday Nov. 17th 'Lowertown Trio' at Black Dog - 7:30-10pm - 308 Prince St.Paul 55102

EVERY SUNDAY - Joel Shapira Trio hosts 'Alley Cats open jam at the Basement Bar in Mpls.
8-11pm. TC jazz professionals are welcomed to come sit in!
511 Washington st. below Nolo's Kitchen.

Thurs. Jan. 5th – Charmin and Shapira @ The Bad Waitress Diner – 2 e. 26th st Mpls. 8-10pm. No cover.

Sun. Jan. 8th – solo guitar at Seward Coop – 11am-2pm. 2823 E. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis, MN .

Thurs. Jan. 12th – Vieux Carre – Solo Guitar – 408 St Peter St. St Paul MN 55102 – 6:00pm -7:30pm. No cover.

Sat. Jan. 14th – – Midtown Global Market – Corner of Lake st/Chicago Ave. Mpls. “Charmin & Shapira Duo” 12:30pm-2:30pm

Sat. Jan. 14th Solo Guitar @ Ingredients Cafe – 4725 Highway 61 North White Bear Lake – 6pm-8:30pm. No cover.

Mon. Jan. 16th – Happy Hour w/Charmin & Shapira duo – 6161 Hwy 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN 55432 croonersloungemn.com  4:30-6:30pm.

Tues. Jan. 17th – Happy Hour w/Charmin & Shapira duo – 6161 Hwy 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN 55432 croonersloungemn.com  4:30-6:30pm.

Weds. Jan. 18th – Happy Hour w/Charmin & Shapira duo – 6161 Hwy 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN 55432 croonersloungemn.com  4:30-6:30pm.

Thurs. Jan 19th ‘Joel Shapira trio @ Hell’s Kitchen 6-9pm. 80 s 9th st Mpls. no cover.

Sat. Jan. 21st – Charmin & Shapira w/friends at Normandy Kitchen – 7pm-10pm.
405 S 8th St, Minneapolis, MN 55404
Phone: (612) 455-1204

Sun. Jan. 22nd at Loring Pasta Bar w/Rogue Tango – 6-9pm. 327 14th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414

Thurs. Jan. 26th – Vieux Carre – Solo Guitar – 408 St Peter St. St Paul MN 55102 – 6:00pm -7:30pm. No cover.

Sat. Jan 28th – Mendoberrie Cafe w/Paul Harper trio – 7-10pm. 730 Main St, Mendota Heights, MN 55118

Sun. Jan. 29th at Loring Pasta Bar w/Rogue Tango – 6-9pm. 327 14th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414

DECEMBER 2016 GIGS:

Thurs. Dec. 1st – Charmin and Shapira @ The Bad Waitress Diner – 2 e. 26th st Mpls. 8-10pm. No cover.

Fri. Dec. 2nd – Joel Shapira Trio @ Black Dog Cafe – 8-11pm 308 Prince St. St. Paul MN.

Sat. Dec. 3rd Solo Guitar @ Seward Creamery – 5:30pm-8:30 pm. Franklin Ave. /26th ave. Mpls

Fri. Dec. 9th – Joel Shapira trio @ Hell’s Kitchen – 6-9pm 80 s. 9th St. Mpls.

Sat. Dec. 10th – Midtown Global Market – Corner of Lake st/Chicago Ave. Mpls. “Charmin & Shapira Duo” 12:30p-2:30p.

Sat. Dec. 10th Solo Guitar @ Ingredients Cafe – 4725 Highway 61 North White Bear Lake – 6pm-8:30pm. No cover

Weds. Dec. 14th – Vic Volare Orch w/Charmin Michelle @ Jax Cafe – NE Mpls. See Jax website for ticket info.

Thurs. Dec. 15th – Vieux Carre – Solo Guitar – 408 St Peter St. St Paul MN 55102 – 6:30-8:30pm. No cover.

Fri. Dec. 16th Vic Volare Qt. @ Hell’s Kitchen – 6-9pm 80 s. 9th St. Mpls.

Sat. Dec. 17th – Charmin and Shapira 2nd annual holiday special at Andrew Riverside Presbyterian Church – Mpls. 1:30-3:30 $10.00 tickets available at door.

Thurs. Dec. 29th – Vieux Carre – Solo Guitar – 408 St Peter St. St Paul MN 55102 – 6:30-8:30pm. No cover.

Dec. 31st NYE – Solo guitar @ The Dakota – 5:30-7pm. 1010 Nicolett Mall – Mpls

Dec. 31st New Year’s Eve @ Public Kitchen – Mears Park Lowertown St. Paul – 9:30pm-midnight w/voclaist Emily Davis.

NOVEMBER I was in Europe and swamped. Sorry about not posting my gigs.

October 2016 GIGS:

Thurs. 10/6 – Vieux Carre – Solo Guitar – 408 St Peter St. St Paul MN 55102 – 6-8pm. No cover.

Sun. 10/9 – Solo Guitar at Harriet Brewing – 3036 Minnehaha ave. Mpls. 1:30pm-3:30pm.

Tues. 10/11 – Joel Shapira/Dean Granros guitar duo – Vieux Carre 408 St Peter St. St Paul MN 55102 – 8pm-11pm $5.00

Fri. 10/14 Solo Guitar @ Ingredients Cafe – 4725 Highway 61 North White Bear Lake – 6pm-8:30pm. No cover.

Sat. 10/15 – Midtown Global Market – Corner of Lake st/Chicago Ave. Mpls. “Charmin & Shapira Duo” 12:30p-2:30p.

Thurs. 10/20 – Vieux Carre – Solo Guitar – 408 St Peter St. St Paul MN 55102 – 6-8pm. No cover.

Fri. 10/21 “Heavy Hitters trio” at Parma 8200. 5500 w/83rd St. Edina. 7:30-10:30pm. w/Paul Harper sax, Matt Senjem – bass.

Mon. 10/24 – Happy Hour w/Charmin & Shapira duo – 6161 Hwy 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN 55432 croonersloungemn.com  4:30-6:30pm.

Tues. 10/25 – Happy Hour w/Charmin & Shapira duo – 6161 Hwy 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN 55432 croonersloungemn.com  4:30-6:30pm.

Weds. 10/26 – Happy Hour w/Charmin & Shapira duo – 6161 Hwy 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN 55432 croonersloungemn.com  4:30-6:30pm.

Thurs 10/27 – Happy Hour w/Charmin & Shapira duo – 6161 Hwy 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN 55432 croonersloungemn.com  4:30-6:30pm.

Thurs. 10/27 ‘Bottomless Pit’ – Reverie Thursday Night Jazz – 1931 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403 9pm-11pm. Suggested Donation $5.00-$25.00

Fri. 10/28 Happy Hour w/Charmin & Shapira duo – 6161 Hwy 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN 55432 croonersloungemn.com  4:30-6:30pm.

Fri. 10/28 The Growlers – World of Beer – 356 N Sibley St, St Paul, MN 55101 9pm-midnight no cover.

Sat. 10/29 Mendoberrie – Paul Harper trio – 730 Main St, Mendota Heights, MN 55118 7-10pm. no cover.


September 2016 GIGS:

Monday Sept. 5th – MN State Fair Ramberg Sr. Center w/Vic Volare and the VLO – 10am-1pm.

Thurs. Sept. 8th  Vieux Carre – Solo Guitar – 408 St Peter St. St Paul MN 55102 – 6-8pm. No cover.

Friday Sept. 9th ‘Charmin and Shapira w/Friends’ at  Vieux Carre – Solo Guitar – 408 St Peter St. St Paul MN 55102 – 9-midnight – $8.00

Sat. Sept. 10th 11am-2pm w/Acoustic guitar trio at Icehouse – 2528 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404 w/Dan Schwartz and Elgin Foster – guitars.

Sat. Sept 10th 7-8pm “Saturday Night Jazz at the Black Dog” 308 Prince St. St. Paul – The Growlers w/Dave Martin fretless bass, Eron Woods drums. – Suggested donation $5-$20.

Sun.Sept. 11th Solo Guitar at Harriet Brewing – 3036 Minnehaha ave. Mpls. 4pm-6pm.

Fri. Sept. 16th w/Vic Volare Quintet @ Hell’s Kitchen – 80 s. 9th Mpls. 6-9pm. no cover.

Sat. Sept. 17th – Midtown Global Market – Corner of Lake st/Chicago Ave. Mpls. “Charmin & Shapira Duo” 12:30p-2:30p.

Sat. Sept. 17th ‘World of Beer’ w/vocalist Katia Cardenas – 9-midnight 356 N Sibley St, St Paul, MN 5510

Thurs. Sept. 22nd  Vieux Carre – Solo Guitar – 408 St Peter St. St Paul MN 55102 – 6-8pm. No cover.

Fri. Sept. 23rd Solo Guitar @ Ingredients Cafe – 4725 Highway 61 North White Bear Lake – 6pm-8:30pm. No cover.

Sat. Sept 24th – 11am-noon at Lifetime Fitness WBL – solo guitar for YOGA class – all are welcome. 4800 White Bear Pkwy, White Bear Lake, MN 55110 – Namaste.

Thurs. Sept. 29th – at Lee’s Liquor Lounge Mpls – w/Vic Volare 8pm. More info soon.


AUGUST 2016 GIGS:

Fri. August 5th “Heavy Hitters trio” at Parma 8200. 5500 w/83rd St. Edina. 7:30-10:30pm. w/Peter Vircks sax, Tom Lewis – bass.

Sat. Aug. 6th Joel Shapira trio @ Hell’s Kitchen w/Pooch Heine – bass, Erom Woods – drums. – 80 s. 9th Mpls. 6-9pm. no cover.

Thurs. Aug. 11th  Vieux Carre – Solo Guitar – 408 St Peter St. St Paul MN 55102 – 6-8pm. No cover.

Sat. Aug. 13th “Saturday Night Jazz at the Black Dog” 308 Prince St. St. Paul – 7-8pm Guitar Duo with Dean Granros – Suggested donation $5-$20.

Fri. Aug 15th Solo Guitar @ Ingredients Cafe – 4725 Highway 61 North White Bear Lake – 6pm-8:30pm. No cover.

Sat. Aug. 20th @ Loring Pasta Bar – Dinkytown – guitar/violin/bass trio 6-9pm.

Thurs. Aug. 25th  Vieux Carre – Solo Guitar – 408 St Peter St. St Paul MN 55102 – 6-8pm. No cover.

Fri. Aug. 26th 6th – Joel Shapira Trio at Public Kitchen – 229 6th St. Paul – 10:30pm-midnight. w/Dave Martin fretless bass – bass, Byron Johnson-Blanchard – drums.

Sat. Aug. 27th – Midtown Global Market – Corner of Lake st/Chicago Ave. Mpls. “Charmin & Shapira Duo” 12:30p-2:30p.

Sun. Aug. 28th Solo Guitar at Harriet Brewing – 3036 Minnehaha ave. Mpls. 4pm-7pm.

JULY 2016 GIGS:

Fri. 7/1 Joel Shapira trio @ Hell’s Kitchen w/Graydon Peterson – bass, Jay Epstein – drums. – 80 s. 9th Mpls. 5-8pm. no cover.

Sat. 7/2 Solo Guitar @ Ingredients Cafe – 4725 Highway 61 North White Bear Lake – 6pm-8:30pm. No cover.

Sun. 7/3 Solo Guitar @2823 E. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55406 | (612) 338-2465 11am-2pm.

Thurs. 7/7 Vieux Carre – Charmin and Shapira w/friends Quintet – 408 St Peter St. St Paul MN 55102 – 9pm-midnight. $8.00 cover.

Fri. July 8th – W/Paul Harper Qt. @ Jazz Central – 408 Central Ave. Mpls. 8pm-10pm. Suggested donation $5-$20.

Sat. July 9th – Midtown Global Market Music Festival!! – Corner of Lake st/Chicago Ave. Mpls. “Charmin & Shapira Duo” noon-1:00pm.

Sat. 7/9 “Bottomless Pit” “Saturday Night Jazz at the Black Dog” 308 Prince St. St. Paul w/Tom Lewis – bass, Pete Whitman – sax, Eric Kamau Gravatt – drums. Suggested donation $5-$20.

Thurs. June 14th  Vieux Carre – Solo Guitar – 408 St Peter St. St Paul MN 55102 – 6-8pm. No cover.

Fri. 7/15 w/vocalist Emily Davis @ Ward Six 858 Payne Ave. Saint Paul, MN. (651) 348-8181 9pm-11:30pm

Sat. July 23rd – Midtown Global Market – Corner of Lake st/Chicago Ave. Mpls. “Charmin & Shapira Duo” 12:30p-2:30p.

Thurs. July 28th  Vieux Carre – Solo Guitar – 408 St Peter St. St Paul MN 55102 – 6-8pm. No cover.

Sun. 7/31 Solo Guitar at Harriet Brewing – 3036 Minnehaha ave. Mpls. 4pm-7pm.


JUNE 2016 GIGS:

Thurs. June 2nd – Hells Kitchen ‘MonstrosityTrio’ w/Tom Lewis – bass, Haralds Bondaris – drums. – 80 s. 9th Mpls. 6-9pm. no cover.

Fri. June 3rd “Heavy Hitters trio” at Parma 8200. 5500 w/83rd St. Edina. 7:30-10:30pm. w/Pete Whitman sax, Tom Lewis – bass.

Thurs. June 9th  Vieux Carre – Solo Guitar – 408 St Peter St. St Paul MN 55102 – 6-8pm. No cover.

Fri. June 10th  Hell’s Kitchen w/Vic Volare Quintet – 80 s. 9th Mpls. 6-9pm. no cover.

Sat. June 11th – Midtown Global Market – Corner of Lake st/Chicago Ave. Mpls. “Charmin & Shapira Duo” 12:30p-2:30p.

Sat. June 11th – Vic Volare Bicentennial Extravaganza!! Parkway Theater 4820 Chicago Ave S. Mpls. 7pm.

Thurs. June 16th  Vieux Carre – Solo Guitar – 408 St Peter St. St Paul MN 55102 – 6-8pm. No cover.

Fri. June 17th – Ingredients Cafe – 4725 Highway 61 North White Bear Lake – w/Vocalist Emily Davis 6pm-8:30pm. No cover.

Thursday June 23rd TWIN CITIES JAZZ FESTIVAL! – Solo guitar @ Big River Pizza 6pm-8pm 280 280 5th St E, St Paul, MN 55101 Phone:(651) 683-2186.

Sat. June 25th – Ingredients Cafe – 4725 Highway 61 North White Bear Lake – Solo Guitar – ONE set only 7:30-9pm. No cover.

Sunday 6/26 – Joel Shapira Trio at Harriet Brewing – 3036 Minnehaha ave. Mpls. 2pm-5:00pm w/Tom Lewis – bass, Pete Hennig – drums.

Thurs. June 30th  Vieux Carre – Solo Guitar – 408 St Peter St. St Paul MN 55102 – 6-8pm. No cover.

MAY 2016 GIGS:

Mon. May 2nd – ‘The Growlers’ at Jazz Central Studio 8:30-10pm 407 Central Ave Mpls. suggested donation. w/Dave Martin – fretless bass, Pete Hennig – drums.

Thurs. May 5th –  Vieux Carre – Solo Guitar – 408 St Peter St. St Paul MN 55102 – 6-8pm. No cover.

Fri. May 6th – Hells Kitchen w/ Joel Shapira Trio w/Tom Lewis – bass, Haralds Bondaris – drums. – 80 s. 9th Mpls. 5-8pm. no cover.

Fri. May 6th – Joel Shapira Trio at Public Kitchen – 229 6th St. Paul – 9pm-midnight. w/Tom Lewis – bass, Pete Hennig – drums.

Sat. May 7th – Ingredients Cafe – 4725 Highway 61 North White Bear Lake – Solo Guitar 6pm-8:30pm. No cover.

Sun. May 8th ‘Mother’s Day at the Market’! – Midtown Global Market – Corner of Lake st/Chicago Ave. Mpls. “Charmin & Shapira Duo” 12:30p-2:30p.

Thurs. May 12th – Pepito’s – Solo guitar 5-7pm 4820 Chicago Ave S. Mpls.

Fri. May 13th ‘Charmin and Shapira w/Friends’ –  Vieux Carre – Solo Guitar – 408 St Peter St. St Paul MN 55102 – 9-Midnight. $8.00

Sun. May 15th – Benefit for Shannon Butler at Lee’s Liquor Lounge w/Vic Volare 6-6:45pm. Music throughout the day – please show your support for our dear friend Shannon. 101 Glenwood Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403.

Thurs. May 19th –  Vieux Carre – Solo Guitar – 408 St Peter St. St Paul MN 55102 – 5:30pm-7pm. No cover.

Fri. May 20th – Hells Kitchen w/Vic Volare Quintet – 80 s. 9th Mpls. 6-9pm. no cover.

Sat. May 21st – Midtown Global Market – Corner of Lake st/Chicago Ave. Mpls. “Charmin & Shapira Duo” 12:30p-2:30p.

Sat. May 21st ‘Convergence Trio’ – ‘Saturday Night at the Black Dog Jazz Series’ – Black Dog Cafe – 308 Prince St. St Paul. 7-8pm No Cover. w/Michael O’ Brien – bass, Eric Kamau Gravatt – drums. Suggested donation $5-$20

Sunday 4/29th – Solo Guitar at Harriet Brewing – 3036 Minnehaha ave. Mpls. 2pm-5:30pm

EVERY SUNDAY @ Andrew Riverside Presbyterian Church – 10:30Am – 11:45Am – ALL are welcome. 403 SE 8th Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55414

APRIL 2016 GIGS:

Thurs. 4/7 Vieux Carre – Solo Guitar – 408 St Peter St. St Paul MN 55102 – 6-8pm. No cover.

Fri. 4/15 Hells Kitchen w/Vic Volare Quintet – 80 s. 9th Mpls. 6-9pm. no cover.

Sat. 4/16 Normandy Kitchen w/Charmin & Shapira with friends. 7pm-10pm. 612 370 1400 405 South 8th St, Minneapolis, MN

Sunday 4/17 – Solo Guitar at Harriet Brewing – 3036 Minnehaha ave. Mpls. 2pm-5:30pm

Thurs. 4/21 Vieux Carre – Solo Guitar – 408 St Peter St. St Paul MN 55102 – 6-8pm. No cover.

Fri. 4/22 – Ingredients Cafe – 4725 Highway 61 North White Bear Lake – Solo Guitar 6pm-8:30pm. No cover.

Sat. 4/23 – Solo Guitar / noon-2pm @ Gallery A-Z – St. Paul Art Crawl! 308 Prince St. Lowertown St. Paul

Sat. 4/23 at Tuttles in Hopkins w/Vic Volare and the VLO. 7-11pm. 107 Shady Oak rd.

Sat. 4/30 @ ‘The Growlers’ Saturday Night Jazz @ The Black Dog Cafe – 308 Prince St. St Paul. w/Dave Martin – fretlass bass, Pete Hennig – drums. 7-8pm Suggested donation $5-$20.

MARCH 2016 GIGS:

Thursday March 3rd -Hells Kitchen w Joel Shapira Trio – 80 s. 9th Mpls. 6-9pm. no cover. Tom Lewis – bass, Jay Epstein – drums.

Sat. 3/5 – Ingredients Cafe – 4725 Highway 61 North White Bear Lake – Solo Guitar 6pm-8:30pm. No cover.

Sunday 3/6 – Solo Guitar at Harriet Brewing – 3036 Minnehaha ave. Mpls. 2pm-5:30pm

Thurs. 3/10 Vieux Carre – Solo Guitar – 408 St Peter St. St Paul MN 55102 – 6-8pm. No cover.

Sat. 3/12 “Bottomless Pit” “Saturday Night Jazz at the Black Dog”. 308 Prince St. St. Paul w/Tom Lewis – bass, Pete Whitman – sax, Eric Kamau Gravatt – drums. Suggested donation $5-$20.

Fri. 3/18 Hells Kitchen w/Vic Volare Quintet – 80 s. 9th Mpls. 6-9pm. no cover.

Sat. 3/19 Public Kitchen – 229 6th St. Paul w/vocalist Emily Jane Davis – 10pm-midnight. No cover.

Thurs. 3/24 Vieux Carre – Solo Guitar – 408 St Peter St. St Paul MN 55102 – 6-8pm. No cover.

Fri. 3/25 “Heavy Hitters trio” at Parma 8200. 5500 w/83rd St. Edina. 7:30-10:30pm. w/Pete Whitman sax, Tom Lewis – bass.

Sat. 3/26 – Midtown Global Market – Corner of Lake st/Chicago Ave. Mpls. “Charmin & Shapira Duo” 12:30p-2:30p.

Sat. 3/26 at Tuttles in Hopkins w/Vic Volare and the VLO. 7-11pm. 107 Shady Oak rd.

MONDAY MARCH 28th – Charmin and Shapira w/friends at The Dakota – 1010 Nicollet Mall Mpls. 7-11pm. No cover. w/Charmin Michelle – vocals, Paul Harper – sax, Tom Lewis – bass, Nathan Norman drums.

FEB. GIGS UPDATED:

Thurs. 2/11 – 6-8pm Solo Guitar @ Vieux Carre – 408 St. Peter St. Paul no cover.

Friday 2/12 – Charmin & Shapira w/friends @ Vieux Carre 9p-midnight. $8.00.

Thurs. 2/18 – Charmin & Shapira Duo @ Jazz Central Mpls. 407 Central Ave SE – across from Aveda. 7-9pm suggested donation: $5-$20

Fri. 2/19 Hells Kitchen w/Vic Volare Quintet – 80 s. 9th Mpls. 6-9pm. no cover.

Sat. 2/20 – Midtown Global Market – Corner of Lake st/Chicago Ave. Mpls. “Charmin & Shapira Duo” 12:30p-2:30p.

Sat. 2/20 – Ingredients Cafe – 4725 Highway 61 North White Bear Lake – Solo Guitar 7-10pm. No cover.

Weds. 2/24 – Joel Shapira trio @ Barbette – 1600 W Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55408 – 10pm-midnight no cover. w/Dave Martin fretless bass, George Marich – drums.

Thurs. 2/25 – Vieux Carre – Solo Guitar – 408 St Peter St. St Paul MN 55102 – 6-8pm. No cover.

Sun. 2/28 @ Solo Guitar – Black Dog Cafe – 308 Prince St. St Paul. 4-6pm No Cover.

MARCH POSTINGS SOON!!

JSQ Open LInes CoverUpcoming Public Performances:

Again – Apologies regarding calendar updates – These months have been non-stop action.

OCTOBER UPDATE:

Thursday Oct. 22nd 7:30p-9:30p ‘Charmin & Shapira’ @ Jazz Central Studios 407 Central Ave SE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414

Friday Oct. 23rd 8-10pm -Solo Guitar @ Public Kitchen 229 6th St E, St Paul, MN 55101
(651) 348-6456

Saturday Oct. 24th 7-8pm @ The Black Dog – 308 Prince St. St. Paul w/Tom Pieper – bass, Eric Kamau Gravatt – drums.

Sunday Oct. 25th 4-6pm Solo Guitar @ The Black Dog – 308 Prince St. St. Paul.

Unrelentingly busy, trying to keep gigs updated.

Thursday Sept 17th w/Charmin Michelle @ Vieux Carre 6-8pm

Friday Sept. 19th @ Hells Kitchen w/Vic Volare 6-9pm

Saturday Sept. 19th @ Midtown Global Market w/Charmin Michelle 12:30-2:30pm

Sunday Sept. 20th @ The Black Dog – solo guitar 4-6pm

Monday October 12th – Charmin and Shapira w/friends at the Dakota Jazz Club 7p-10:30p.

MORE soon.

Hello – It has been busy and I have not had time to update the calendar….but here are gigs this week. It’s a great week to play jazz,

Tuesday September 1st @ MN State Fair – MN Wine Country Building w/John Devine – Sax. 6:30-9:30pm.

Thursday Sept. 3rd @ Vieux Carre – Hamm Building Downtown St. Paul – Duets w/pianist Chris Lomheim – 5:30pm – 8pm.

Friday Sept. 4th @ Parma in Bloomington w/Pete Whitman sax, Tom Lewis – bass. 7:30pm-10:30pm.

Saturday Sept. 5th Hell’s Kitchen with Pooch Heine bass, Alden Ikeda – drums. 80 S 9th st. Mpls. 6pm-9pm.

Monday September 7th @ The Black Dog – Lowertown St. Paul – Convergence Trio w/Mike O Brien – bass, Eric Kamau Gravatt -drums. 8-10pm.

GIG UPDATE:

Thursday August 20th – Happy Hour @ Vieux Carre – http://vieux-carre.com/ w/piano great Chris Lomheim. Chris is a beautiful player and I’m really looking forward to this. 5:30p-8:00p.

Sunday August 23rd @ Harriet Brewing – http://www.harrietbrewing.com/ w/Dave Martin – fretless bass, and Davu Seru – drums. Davu is a great drummer and this will be fun to play with him, and Dave again at HB. 1:30pm-3:30pm

Sunday August 23rd @ Black Dog – 308 Prince St. St. Paul. Solo Guitar – 4-6pm.

More dates updates soon!

Monday August 10th at the Dakota – 7pm with Charmin & Shapira w/friends. Jay Epstein filling in for vacationing Nathan Norman. This will be a super fun night, so please join us. Charmin and I are currently working on a new project that I am very excited about, and look forward to getting it rolling.

Thursday August 13th 6:30pm – Ingredients Cafe – WBL w/vocalist Emily Jane Davis. She’s a fine singer and I always like working with her.

Friday August 14th – HK w/Vic Volare – 6-9pm.

Saturday August 15th – Midtown Global Market w/C&S duo – noon – 2pm. Then later 7-10pm Swedish Institute Mpls. Duo wpianist Jimmy Kennedy. Swingin player, great guy.

MORE TO COME FOR AUGUST!

7/10/15 @ 6pm-9pm Hell’s Kitchen – 80 S. 9th St. dwtn Mpls.
w/Vic Volare

7/11/15 @ Solo Guitar – Ingredients Cafe – 6:30pm-9:30pm. 4725 Highway 61 North White Bear Lake, Minnesota

Tuesday July 14th – “Charmin and Shapira w/friends” at the Dakota – 7pm-10:30pm. No cover.
1010 Nicollet Mall dwtn Mpls.

Thursday July 16th – Solo Guitar @ Public Kitchen and Bar.
8:00pm – 9:45pm – 229 6th St E, St Paul, MN 55101
(651) 348-6456

Saturday July 18th “Charmin & Shapira Duo” @ Midtown Global Market Music Festival! 1:00pm-2pm 920 E Lake St #G10, Minneapolis, MN 55407
(612) 872-4041

Sunday July 19th – Joel Shapira Trio @ Harriet Brewing 4-6pm. 3036 Minnehaha Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55406
(612) 315-4633 w/Dave Martin – Fretless Bass, Pete Hennig – Drums.