Duo: bar centro

bar centro 804 East Center Street, Milwaukee, WI

Formed from a Madison-based open jazz jam called The New Breed, Helen’s soulful voice and Anthony’s effortless guitar playing are a perfect match. Their setlist pays tribute to jazz classics, blending with folk and blues while seamlessly incorporating several yet-to-be-released original tunes.

Quintet: North Street Cabaret with Frank McKearn IV

North Street Cabaret 610 North Street, Madison

The quintet is joined by Frank McKearn on the Electronic Valve Instrument, typically referred to as the EVI (pronounced ee-vee). The EVI is an electric controller that mimics a trumpet fingering pattern. It has a seven octave range and allows the performer to have breath control of the instruments vibrato and dynamics. $10 cover. Get…

Duo: Flatted Fifth Blues & BBQ

Flatted Fifth Blue & BBQ 300 Potter Drive, Bellevue, Iowa

On the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend, step back in time with us: Helen & Anthony will memorialize the songs of love, hate, and war from generations past: with the exception of original music, all tunes played will be no less than 70 years old – often older. With a setlist that pays tribute to…