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Bruce Ackley

Friday, April 15 – 7:30pm
Scott Foster, guitar
with saxophonist Bruce Ackley
Pete Schmitt, bass; David Brandt, drums

Guitarist Scott Foster brings Bruce Ackley back to the stage with David Brandt on drums, and with the addition of Pete Schmitt on bass. They’ll be expanding on a trio foray into Ackley’s original compositions that began here in January 17th, in the winter of the year… a deep dive into Ackley’s fascinating musical mind.

Scott has been a cornerstone of the B&B jazz edifice from the start, 20 years and counting!

BYOB, a mask and $20 cash for the cover charge.

Live in the shop, of course, and also streamed on YouTube and Facebook.

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Many thanks to our many supporters who donate habitually and generously! New donors fill our sails as we forge on and are hugely appreciated! Together with those coming out in person and paying the cover charges, you make Bird & Beckett’s programming possible!


Our events are put on under the umbrella of the nonprofit Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project (the "BBCLP"). That's how we fund our ambitious schedule of 300 or so concerts and literary events every year.

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