Events for Christiana Drapkin

Date/Time: Wednesday, April 05 2017, 10:30 AM to 11:45 AM
Location: DCA Reagan National Airport, Washington, DC.
Description: The new Honor Flight season is starting! Maybe you'll want to join this year? Be part of the volunteers who come out and greet our veterans who are visiting from all across the country to visit our nation's capital for a day of celebration and remembrance. Our "Blue Jazz" quartet is part of the welcoming celebration, when vets from WWII, from the Korea conflict, and never-sung heroes from the Vietnam War will be greeted with joy, honor and respect. Our Jazz Standards and Swing tunes make the welcome extra festive. Christiana Drapkin sings, Howard Leikin is on guitar, Herb Nachmann is on bass, and Halley Shoenberg is on sax & clarinet. Such a joy and an honor to be part of it all again. Now in our fifth year. Find out more how to volunteer, as guardian, on the bus, or on the National Mall, at the airport, or sponsoring a group of veterans to come visit. Check out the website: https://honorflightdca.com/ Buy Now
Date/Time: Thursday, April 06 2017, 8:15 AM to 10:00 AM
Location: DCA Reagan National Airport.
Description: Blue Jazz is playing again today, when we welcome a planeload of veterans flying in from Lakeland, FL. Find out more about this wonderful program: https://honorflightdca.com/ Buy Now
Date/Time: Tuesday, April 11 2017, 10:45 AM to 11:45 AM
Location: DCA Reagan International Airport, Washington, DC.
Description: Today's Honor Flight comes in from Atlanta, GA. Our Blue Jazz will be there to welcome our veterans with our swinging Jazz and Standards from the Great American Song Book. Christiana sings, Howard Leikin on guitar, Herb Nachmann on bass, Halley Shoenberg on sax & clarinet. Buy Now
Date/Time: Monday, April 17 2017, 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: National Zoo, 3001 Connecticut Avenue, Washington, DC.
Description: BOP GOES THE WEASEL - JAZZ FOR KIDS! We're Baaack, after our rip-roaring show last Easter Monday Family Day. Catch us this year, dance and sing along, bebop along with me, catch the news with the Blues. Christiana sings and leads you all in the activities. Vegan Dave Mosick plays a mean guitar and shares some awesome yummy recipes. Big Bad Bob Shann lays down the Big Bad Bass. And Cool John Cusick plays the drums, the congas, and everything else that will get you into the rhythm. Our sound state is set up by the Lion-Tiger Hill. Roaaarrr! (number 12 on the zoo map). If your grownups are driving, Beach Drive is closed due to construction. Admission to the National Zoo is free on Family Day. Yay! Buy Now
Date/Time: Tuesday, April 18 2017, 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: DCA Reagan National Airport, Washington, DC.
Description: Today's Honor Flight veterans are flying in from Cincinnati, OH. We will be there again with our Blue Jazz quartet to welcome them with swinging show tunes, Jazz Standards, Bebop and Bossa Nova. Find out how to join the celebration. Buy Now
Date/Time: Monday, April 24 2017, 9:15 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: DCA Reagan International Airport, Washington, DC.
Description: Veterans from Lafayette, IN will be our guests on today's Honor Flight. Our Blue Jazz Group is doing it all again, from "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" to "Girl from Ipanema." Christiana sings, Howard Leikin on guitar, Herb Nachmann on bass, Halley Shoenberg on sax & clarinet. Buy Now
Date/Time: Wednesday, April 26 2017, 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: DCA Reagan International Airport, Washington, DC.
Description: Honor Flights abound! This time we welcome a group of veterans from Ft. Wayne, IN. More swinging Jazz Standards, Samba, Bossa, romantic Ballads, and we'll take your requests. Buy Now
Date/Time: Sunday, April 30 2017, 1:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Location: Seven Locks Brewery, Wilkins Avenue, Rockville, MD.
Description: RCA MusicFest! Our neighborhood of Randolph Hills is chock-full of talented, creative neighbors, and the kids are all above average. We're celebrating a bit of community, getting-to-know-you, civic engagement and neighborly fun. So come and join us for a relaxed early evening (with kids). Cheer on our various music groups that have sprung up from our nabe: Mark Nensel will rock out on guitar with some of his original songs. The Savoy Truffles should kick us off in style. Nell Rumbaugh will bring some ultra-cool Jazz to the festivities. And Bebel Delgado's Brasilian band Maracuja will sway with style and grace. Support our efforts by showing up. Support our local brewery by sampling all their current brews. Support the kids by having them enjoy some live music. Support your caloric intake from the food truck that will bring extra good goodies again. Buy Now
Date/Time: Tuesday, May 02 2017, 8:45 AM to 10:00 AM
Location: DCA Reagan National Airport, Washington, DC.
Description: Another Honor Flight from Kansas City, MO coming in! Our Blue Jazz quartet will greet our veterans with Jazz Standards, Swing, and show tunes, and our volunteers will cheer and show them a good time on the town. Christiana Drapkin sings, Howard Leikin on guitar, Herb Nachmann on bass, and Halley Shoenberg on sax & clarinet.
Date/Time: Wednesday, May 10 2017, 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: DCA Reagan National Airport, Washington, DC.
Description: Veterans from Louisville, KY are coming on this Honor Flight to our nation's capital. Our Blue Jazz Group welcomes them with our lively selection of Swing, Jazz Standards, upbeat Blues, and some romantic Ballads. Christiana Drapkin sings, Howard Leikin plays guitar, Herb Nachmann plays the bass, and Halley Shoenberg plays the sax and clarinet. Joy.
Date/Time: Saturday, May 13 2017, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Westminster Public Library, 50 E Main Street, Westminster, MD.
Description: SWING INTO SPRING kicks off the spring and summer performing arts series on the patio of the Westminster Public Library. I'm so happy that we're invited back with more of our swinging Jazz Standards. Christiana Drapkin on vocals, Bob Butta on piano, Bob Shann on bass. Free. Drop by, bring the kids in strollers, we'll make it fun for the whole family.
Telephone: 410-386-4490
Date/Time: Tuesday, May 16 2017, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Location: DCA Reagan National Airport, Washington, DC.
Description: Honor Flight veterans are coming in from Springfield, MO. Our Blue Jazz quartet will play again, bringing the volunteers, travellers, and our guests of honor a swinging morning bash with our favorite Jazz Standards, Bossa Nova, Blues, and Bebop. Christiana Drapkin sings, Howard Leikin on guitar, Herb Nachmann on bass, and the beautiful and talented Halley Shoenberg on sax & clarinet.
Date/Time: Thursday, May 18 2017, 9:45 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: DCA Reagan National Airport, Washington, DC.
Description: Kansas City Here I Come, is always a big hit, when we welcome the Honor Flight veterans arriving in our nation's capital. We'll bring them Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, and then some. I Christiana Drapkin sings, Howard Leikin on guitar, Herb Nachmann on bass, Halley Shoenberg on sax & clarinet. We love playing these gigs! Each and every one is different, and we have such nice encounters and stories to tell afterwards. Thank you all who come out to volunteer and show your appreciation.
Date/Time: Thursday, May 18 2017, 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: ZooFari celebration at the National Zoo.
Description: "La La Land!" Our Jazz trio is invited to bring all our wonderful Standards from the Great American Song Book, and Swing to this celebration. Of course, we'll play some of the brand-new movie tunes that won the Academy Award for best musical score. They evoke the sound of the golden age of the Standards, the songs we love the most and do best. Who could ask for anything more? Christiana Drapkin on vocals, Robert Redd on piano, David Jernigan on bass.
Date/Time: Saturday, May 20 2017, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Kensington Park Library, 4201 Knowles Avenue, Kensington, MD 20895 .
Description: More Golden Standards from the Great American Song Book! Vocalist Christiana Drapkin and pianist Harry Appelman celebrate the beautiful songs written by Johnny Mercer! As a lyricist, he worked together with composers Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg, Jerome Kern, Henry Mancini. The list of hit tunes seems endless. And they all speak to the heart. Come and spend a beautiful hour with us at the Kensington Park Library. This free concert is made possible by the Friends of the Library. Thank you.
Telephone: 240-773-9515
Date/Time: Sunday, June 04 2017, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Beans in the Belfry, 122 W. Potomac Street, Brunswick, MD.
Description: More Jazz Standards, Ballads, Bebop, great tunes from the American Songbook. Christiana gets together with guitarist Brian Litz, who is such a pleasure to play with! Brian often plays with his instrumental group at Beans and has a devoted following. Enjoy a beautiful day in the country, maybe bicycle the Towpath, stop in for a hearty brunch, and enjoy the music.
Telephone: 301-834-7178
Date/Time: Sunday, July 09 2017, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Beans in the Belfry, 122 W. Potomac Street, Brunswick, MD.
Description: Christiana has another breezy get-together with guitarist Brian Litz: SUMMERTIME JAZZ, SAMBA & BOSSA NOVA! Give in to the summer sizzle, don't fight it, and just enjoy what a beautiful summer's day is all about. We'll help you out with Something Cool at our Jazz brunch duo at Beans.
Telephone: 301-834-7178
Date/Time: Thursday, July 13 2017, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: Wheaton Interim Library, 2400 Arcola Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20902.
Description: BOP GOES THE WEASEL - JAZZ FOR KIDS! Calling all kids to come sing, dance, clap your hands, snap your fingers! We'll move and groove to some snappy rhythms, jazzy harmonies, wing along with Old MacDonald, dream to Thelonious Monk. Christiana Drapkin sings, Vegan Dave Mosick plays guitar, Big Bad Bob Shann plays the bass, and Cool John Cusick plays the drums. Perfect for kids pre-school through grade-school ages.
Telephone: 240-777-0686
Date/Time: Sunday, July 23 2017, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Big Cork Vineyards, 4236 Main Street, Rohrersville, MD.
Description: Bring a designated driver, and hit the mid-summer wine tasting! Come early with all your friends and claim one of the coveted couches and tables on the sprawling patio. Pack your picnic hamper (no outside wine of course), with your favorite foods and hang out all afternoon in this rolling hills setting. -- Book a nearby B&B or pitch your tent in the Gapland State Park, and make it the most romantic weekend ever. We'll help you make it so: Christiana Drapkin sings, with Mike Gellar on guitar.
Telephone: 301-302-8032
Date/Time: Sunday, September 17 2017, 2:00 PM to 3:15 PM
Location: Great Neck Parks, the Historic Mansion, 14 Arrandale Avenue, Great Neck, NY.
Description: So excited to return up to this beautiful space, where we've played in previous seasons. AUTUMN LEAVES JAZZ, with swinging Standards from the Great American Song Book, a bit of Bebop, beautiful Ballads. Christiana Drapkin sings, with Charles Sibirsky on piano, and Stephanie Greig on bass. A beautiful musical reunion for all of us. This concert is free. Come join us.
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Date/Time: Sunday, September 24 2017, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Beans in the Belfry, 122 W. Potomac Street, Brunswick, MD.
Description: Is it really Autumn already? Aaah, let's splurge in the fullness of the harvest season one more time! Come up to our favorite performance space and great eatery in this bucolic setting. Guitarist Mike Gellar and I love to continue our long musical partnership on this, our longest-running gig. We'll never run out of Jazz Standards and so many beautiful tunes. Come and join us.
Telephone: 301-834-7178
Date/Time: Wednesday, September 27 2017, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Location: Holiday Park Senior Center, 3950 Ferrara Drive, Wheaton, MD.
Description: AUTUMN LEAVES JAZZ - More Standards, Bebop, Ballads, and beautiful showtunes from the Great American Song Book. Put on your dancing shoes.
Telephone: 240-777-4999
Date/Time: Sunday, October 15 2017, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Beans in the Belfry, 122 W. Potomac Street, Brunswick, MD.
Description: Jazz Brunch at this welcoming, relaxing space. Come back, bring your friends, and enjoy another Sunday Time-Out with us. Christiana sings, and Mike Gellar is on guitar. No cover, but tips are very much appreciated.
Telephone: 301-834-7178
Date/Time: Sunday, November 05 2017, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Beans in the Belfry, 122 W. Potomac Street, Brunswick, MD.
Description: Swinging Jazz Standards, some of our Bebop lines, some new stuff. And we'll take your requests. Come join us. Christiana sings, Mike Gellar is on guitar, as we continue our musical conversation. Make reservations, the place gets packed at times.
Telephone: 301-834-7178