Transfer House Band
Oct
17
7:30pm 7:30pm

Transfer House Band

The core trio, the foundation to every Tuesday night here, the Transfer House Band, fronted by your fearless leader, Neal Chandek on keys, along with the inimitable Bill Martin on guitar and the rhythmic lifeblood of Omar on the set.

As always on Tuesdays, half priced wine by the bottle!

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Eric Schoor Trio feat. Manty Ellis
Oct
12
7:30pm 7:30pm

Eric Schoor Trio feat. Manty Ellis

Eric Schoor Trio are back for their Martini Jazz Lounge residency through May 2018 at Transfer. The difference is that this year they will be holding down EVEN DATED Thursdays, rather than the odd. The legendary Manty Ellis on guitar and Jeff Hamann on bass join Eric Schoor on tenor sax.

Martini Jazz Lounge, every Thursday, October thru May.
$5 classic martinis and cosmos. $0 cover.

Why do we call Manty Ellis legendary? Click here to read an amazing interview by Jamie Breiwick.

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Martini Jazz Lounge: Tomas Antonic Trio
Oct
5
7:30pm 7:30pm

Martini Jazz Lounge: Tomas Antonic Trio

We welcome one of Milwaukee's new generation of guitar monsters, Tomas Antonic. He'll roll with his trio, rounded out by familiar stand-out players, Devin Drobka on the kit, and Clay Schaub on stand-up.

Martini Jazz Lounge, every Thursday, October through May. Classic martinis and cosmos, $5, live music included...

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Transfer House Band feat. Adekola Adedapo
Oct
3
7:30pm 7:30pm

Transfer House Band feat. Adekola Adedapo

It's your lucky night as singer and vocal stylist, Adekola Adedapo, returns, bringing her unifying spirit and positive energy to the Transfer stage. She has been crossing paths with members of the Transfer House Band for decades, and the chemistry shows.

The Transfer House Band is Neal Chandek on keys, Bill Martin on guitar, and Omar on drums.

As with every Tuesday, bottles of wine are half off!

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Latin Sessions: Carlos Adames Group
Sep
28
7:30pm 7:30pm

Latin Sessions: Carlos Adames Group

Conguista extaordinair, Carlos Adames, rounds out the 2017 Latin Sessions run with his core collaborators: Elias Holman on keys, Tony Ayala on additional percussion and Conway Powell on bass. Word on the street is that a T-bone might be showing up. Only one way to find out. Many thanks to Carlos and the crew, as well as all of this year's Latin Sessions contributors!

Final night of $5 caipirinhas, $5 mojitos, $5 margaritas.

Next up: Martini Jazz Lounge kicks off with the Tomas Antonic Trio and $5 classic martinis and cosmos

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Transfer House Band open jam
Sep
26
7:30pm 7:30pm

Transfer House Band open jam

The core trio, the foundation to every Tuesday night here, the Transfer House Band, fronted by your fearless leader, Neal Chandek on keys, along with the inimitable Bill Martin on guitar and the rhythmic lifeblood of Omar on the set. The first post-equinox set of the year, quasi dark as things get underway, just as it should be.

As always on Tuesdays, half priced wine by the bottle!

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Latin Sessions: Johnny Padilla y tu Tipica Moderna
Sep
21
7:30pm 7:30pm

Latin Sessions: Johnny Padilla y tu Tipica Moderna

We lament the end of summer and the finale Johnny Padilla's Latin Sessions residency with his Afro-Cuban project. He is joined by John Seydewitz on percussion, Peter Billman on guitar and Chris Kringel on bass. Johnny himself will be leading the charge on saxes and flute.

Latin Sessions, Thursdays @Transfer, June thru September. Caipirinhas, Mojitos and Margaritas, $5. Musica Latina en vivo, gratis.

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Carlos Adames Group
Sep
7
7:30pm 7:30pm

Carlos Adames Group

Percussionist Carlos Adames returns with his mainstay compañeros, Elias Holman on keys, Tony Ayala on timbales, Conway Powell on bass.

Latin Sessions, Thursdays @Transfer, June thru September. Caipirinhas, Mojitos and Margaritas, $5. Musica Latina en vivo, gratis.

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Johnny Padilla y su Tipica Moderna
Aug
31
7:30pm 7:30pm

Johnny Padilla y su Tipica Moderna

We welcome Johnny Padilla and his Afro-Cuban project featuring Jordan Rattner on guitar, Chris Kringel on bass and John Seydewitz on percussion. Johnny himself will be leading on saxes and flute.

Latin Sessions, Thursdays @Transfer, June thru September. Caipirinhas, Mojitos and Margaritas, $5. Musica Latina en vivo, gratis.

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Latin Sessions: Cecilio Negron Jr presents Bahia
Aug
24
7:30pm 7:30pm

Latin Sessions: Cecilio Negron Jr presents Bahia

Latin Sessions continues as Cecilio Negron Jr presents Bahia, a storied local Latin super group that will pack the Transfer stage and fill the building with deep Caribbean, Afro-Cuban and South American grooves. Squeezing on stage together will be Lorena Gueny on guitar, Luis Lopez on cuatro, Joey Sanchez on bass, Alberto Maldonado on percussion, 
William Torres on flute and, your evening's host, Cecilio Negron Jr on tumbadoras.

Latin Sessions, Thursdays @Transfer, June thru September. Caipirinhas, Mojitos and Margaritas, $5. Musica Latina en vivo, gratis.

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Transfer House Band feat. Carl Storniolo
Aug
22
7:30pm 7:30pm

Transfer House Band feat. Carl Storniolo

We're happy to welcome Carl Storniolo as the Transfer House Band's featured guest. Carl is a percussionist with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Present Music, and tonight will be performing on the vibes. He'll be supported by the usual suspects: your leader, Neal Chandek, on the keys; Bill Martin on guitar and Omar holding down the drum kit.

As always, Tuesday at Transfer means half price vino by the bottle.

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Carlos Adames Group
Aug
17
7:30pm 7:30pm

Carlos Adames Group

Percussionist Carlos Adames returns with his mainstay compañeros, Elias Holman on keys, Tony Ayala on timbales, Conway Powell on bass.

Latin Sessions, Thursdays @Transfer, June thru September. Caipirinhas, Mojitos and Margaritas, $5. Musica Latina en vivo, gratis.

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Johnny Padilla y su Tipica Moderna
Aug
10
7:30pm 7:30pm

Johnny Padilla y su Tipica Moderna

We welcome Johnny Padilla back with his Afro-Cuban project, tonight featuring Jordan Rattner on guitar, Ethan Bender on bass and John Seydewitz on percussion. Johnny himself will be leading on saxes and flute.

Latin Sessions, Thursdays @Transfer, June thru September. Caipirinhas, Mojitos and Margaritas, $5. Musica Latina en vivo, gratis.

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Cecilio Negron Jr.: Experiencia Bohemia
Jul
27
7:30pm 7:30pm

Cecilio Negron Jr.: Experiencia Bohemia

For tonight's session, Cecilio Negron Jr presents Experiencia Bohemia, a killer quartet featuring Ramon Velez on vocals & percussion, Willy Tores on flute, Jose Acevedo on bass, and Cecilio Negrón Jr on tumbadoras.

Latin Sessions, Thursdays @Transfer, June thru September. Caipirinhas, Mojitos and Margaritas, $5. Musica Latina en vivo, gratis.

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Johnny Padilla y su Tipica Moderna
Jul
20
7:30pm 7:30pm

Johnny Padilla y su Tipica Moderna

Johnny Padilla is back with his Afro-Cuban project featuring Jordan Rattner on guitar, Chris Kringel on bass and John Seydewitz on percussion. Johnny himself will be leading on saxes and flute.

Latin Sessions, Thursdays @Transfer, June thru September. Caipirinhas, Mojitos and Margaritas, $5. Musica Latina en vivo, gratis.

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Latin Sessions, presented by Carlos Adames
Jul
13
7:30pm 7:30pm

Latin Sessions, presented by Carlos Adames

For tonight's edition of Latin Sessions, Carlos Adames has assembled a trio of fine musicians who will give us a ride on the tide of Caribbean folk, with Luis Lopez on cuatro, Jose Acevedo on bass, and Tony Ayala on percussion.

Latin Sessions, Thursdays @Transfer, June thru September. Caipirinhas, Mojitos and Margaritas, $5. Musica Latina en vivo, gratis.

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Cecilio Negron Jr with CNJ Latin Jazz feat Alverto Rivera
Jul
6
7:30pm 7:30pm

Cecilio Negron Jr with CNJ Latin Jazz feat Alverto Rivera

It's C-Lo night at Latin Sessions! Cecilio Negron Jr, the man who named this series, is with his mainstay Latin jazz group, Joey Sanchez on bass and Neil Davis on guitar. Tonight, special guest Alberto Rivera will be riding the tumbadoras.

Latin Sessions, Thursdays @Transfer, June thru September. Caipirinhas, Mojitos and Margaritas, $5. Musica Latina en vivo, gratis.

Cecilio photo: Brooke Billick

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Johnny Padilla y su Tipica Moderna
Jun
29
7:30pm 7:30pm

Johnny Padilla y su Tipica Moderna

Join Johnny Padilla with his Afro-Cuban project featuring Jordan Rattner on guitar, Chris Kringel on bass and John Seydewitz on percussion. Johnny himself will be leading on saxes and flute.

Latin Sessions, Thursdays @Transfer, June thru September. Caipirinhas, Mojitos and Margaritas, $5. Musica Latina en vivo, gratis.

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Neal Chandek Birthday Bash with the Transfer House Band
Jun
27
7:30pm 7:30pm

Neal Chandek Birthday Bash with the Transfer House Band

Tuesday nights at Transfer are known for often having multiple birthdays in celebration at any given time. We don't know who else will be in the B-day mode, but our fearless band leader, Neal Chandek, will be bringing in his new year while killin the keys. Look for many special guests who will be on hand to celebrate Neal's ?? birthday (we really don't know how many years he has under his belt).

As always, Tuesdays at Transfer mean half priced vino by the bottle.

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Carlos Adames: Ciudad Ventosa Qtet
Jun
22
7:30pm 7:30pm

Carlos Adames: Ciudad Ventosa Qtet

Carlos Adames presents a new quartet comprised of collaborators from south of the border... the Wisco border, that is. We welcome from Chicago Joaquin Garcia on the keys, Gustavo Cortinas on drums and Freddy Quintero on bass. 

Latin Sessions, Thursdays @Transfer, June thru September. Caipirinhas, Mojitos and Margaritas, $5. Musica Latina en vivo, gratis.

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