Transfer House Band feat. Adekola Adedapo
Jul
17
7:30 PM19:30

Transfer House Band feat. Adekola Adedapo

Vocalist Adekola Adedapo returns to the Transfer stage, bringing her unifying spirit, positive energy and enchanting ethno-cultural stylings. 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 always, all day Tuesday at Transfer, we're providing the vino at half price... by the bottle.

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Dick Tate Birthday Bash with the Transfer House Band
Jul
24
7:30 PM19:30

Dick Tate Birthday Bash with the Transfer House Band

We're thrilled to welcome back entertainer extraordinaire, Mr. Dick Tate. He's got a long and storied career that involves platinum albums and residencies in Vegas. Tonight, Dick will be celebrating another trip around the sun, and will be joined by some of his co-conspirators on this spectacular musical journey.

As always, providing the swingin' backdrop for the evening are the usual suspects: Neal Chandek on keys, Bill Martin on guitar and the ever smooth Omar on the jazz kit.

And don't forget, every Tuesday features live music w no cover AND half price bottles of wine.

photo by Artemio Montes
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Latin Sessions: Cecilio Negron, Jr
Jul
26
7:30 PM19:30

Latin Sessions: Cecilio Negron, Jr

Presenting conguero, Cecilio Negron, Jr presents Experiencia Bohemia, featuring Ramon Velez on vocals, Jose Acevedo on guitar and bass, Johnny Padilla on saxophone 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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Transfer House Band feat. Dennis Fermenich
Jul
31
7:30 PM19:30

Transfer House Band feat. Dennis Fermenich

It's Tuesday night. That means the Transfer House Band will be breaking down the standards along with resident jazz vocal stylist, Dennis Fermenich, bringing the positive vibes to your Tuesday night. The Transfer House Band is Neal Chandek on keys, Bill Martin on guitar and Omar maintaining the groove on the jazz kit.

As always, all day Tuesday at Transfer, we're providing the vino at half price... by the bottle.

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Transfer House Band feat. Juli Wood
Aug
7
7:30 PM19:30

Transfer House Band feat. Juli Wood

We're thrilled to welcome back saxophonist and vocalist Juli Wood, a fixture in the Chicago and Milwaukee jazz scenes, and whose career has international reach. Juli more known for her prowess on saxophone, but tonight she will be stretching out with some bluesy vocal leads.

The Transfer House Band is Neal Chandek on keys, Bill Martin on guitar and Omar maintaining the groove on the jazz kit.

As always, all day Tuesday at Transfer, we're providing the vino at half price... by the bottle.

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Latin Sessions: Carlos Adames: Choro
Aug
9
7:30 PM19:30

Latin Sessions: Carlos Adames: Choro

Carlos Adames has prepared an evening of Brazilian Choro music. Carlos will be joined by Linda Binder, Jeff Binder (both from the group Toco Rio)  and John Simons.

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

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Latin Sessions: Carlos Adames: CAG
Aug
30
7:30 PM19:30

Latin Sessions: Carlos Adames: CAG

Carlos Adames returns with his Carlos Adames Group, including compadres Tony Ayala on percussion, Elias Holman on keys and Conway Powell on the stand-up. There will likely be contributions from others as well, Russell Rossetto (Transfer co-owner) on trombone and, hopefully, Willy Torres on 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
Sep
3
7:30 PM19:30

Latin Sessions: Cecilio Negron, Jr

Presenting conguero, Cecilio Negron, Jr presents Experiencia Bohemia, featuring Ramon Velez on vocals, Jose Acevedo on guitar and bass, Johnny Padilla on saxophone 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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Latin Sessions: Carlos Adames: CAG
Sep
20
7:30 PM19:30

Latin Sessions: Carlos Adames: CAG

Carlos Adames finishes his 2018 Latin Sessions run with a final appearance of his Carlos Adames Group, featuring a special surprise guest! Flanking Carlos will be CAG compadres, Tony Ayala on percussion, Elias Holman on keys and Conway Powell on the stand-up. There will likely be contributions from others as well, Russell Rossetto (Transfer co-owner) on trombone and, hopefully, Willy Torres on 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
Sep
27
7:30 PM19:30

Latin Sessions: Cecilio Negron, Jr

We are happy to welcome back Cecilio Negron, Jr, who'll be one of our three presenting performers for this year's Latin Sessions run. Tonight, he will be joined by Joey Sanchez on bass and Neil Davis on guitar as CNJ Latin Jazz Trio.

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 Dennis Fermenich
Jul
10
7:30 PM19:30

Transfer House Band feat Dennis Fermenich

Transfer House Band will be breaking down the standards along with resident jazz vocal stylist, Dennis Fermenich, bringing the positive vibes to your Tuesday night. The Transfer House Band is Neal Chandek on keys, Bill Martin on guitar and Omar maintaining the groove on the jazz kit.

As always, all day Tuesday at Transfer, we're providing the vino at half price... by the bottle.

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Latin Sessions: Cecilio Negron, Jr
Jul
5
7:30 PM19:30

Latin Sessions: Cecilio Negron, Jr

Conguero, Cecilio Negron, Jr, presents local Afro-Caribbean group, Bahia. Bahia is Luis Lopez on cuatro, Joey Sanchez on bass, Lorena Gueny on guitar, Alberto Maldonado on percussion and William Torres on flute.

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. Dick Tate & Maria Quinones
Jul
3
7:30 PM19:30

Transfer House Band feat. Dick Tate & Maria Quinones

We're happy to welcome to the Transfer stage for the first time, vocalist Maria Quinones, and a special appearance by her mentor, Dick Tate. Providing the swingin' backdrop for the evening are the usual suspects: Our fearless leader, Neal Chandek on keys, Bill Martin on guitar and the ever smooth Omar on the jazz kit.

And don't forget, every Tuesday features live music w no cover AND half price bottles of wine.

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Neal Chandek Birthday Bash with the Transfer House Band
Jun
26
7:30 PM19:30

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).

HAPPY BIRTHDAY NEAL!

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

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Latin Sessions: Cecilio Negron, Jr
Jun
21
7:30 PM19:30

Latin Sessions: Cecilio Negron, Jr

We are happy to welcome back Cecilio Negron, Jr, who'll be one of our three presenting performers for this year's Latin Sessions run. Tonight, he will be joined by Joey Sanchez on bass and Neil Davis on guitar as CNJ Latin Jazz Trio.

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. Brenda Smith
Jun
19
7:30 PM19:30

Transfer House Band feat. Brenda Smith

Tonight, we're happy to welcome back a fixture of the Transfer stage, the incredible Brenda Smith, still one of Milwaukee's best kept secrets. She'll be supported by your host, Neal Chandek on keys, Bill Martin on guitar and Omar on the jazz kit. 

As always and all-days on Tuesdays, vino is half price... by the bottle!

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Latin Sessions: Carlos Adames Group
Jun
14
7:30 PM19:30

Latin Sessions: Carlos Adames Group

Carlos Adames is back with his Latin Jazz group: Carlos Adames Group, presenting a lounge set. Carlos will be flanked by his core compadres, Elias Holman on keys and Conway Powell on the stand-up bass. There will likely be contributions from others as well, Russell Rossetto (Transfer co-owner) on trombone and, hopefully, Willy Torres on flute.

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. Dennis Fermenich
Jun
12
7:30 PM19:30

Transfer House Band feat. Dennis Fermenich

It's Tuesday night. That means the Transfer House Band will be breaking down the standards along with resident jazz vocal stylist, Dennis Fermenich, bringing the positive vibes to your Tuesday night. The Transfer House Band is Neal Chandek on keys, Bill Martin on guitar and Omar maintaining the groove on the jazz kit.

As always, all day Tuesday at Transfer, we're providing the vino at half price... by the bottle.

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Latin Sessions: Johnny Padilla
Jun
7
7:30 PM19:30

Latin Sessions: Johnny Padilla

Latin Sessions is back! Johnny Padilla, saxophonist and flautist, will kick off the season with the help of Bony Plog-Benavides on percussion, Jose Asevedo on bass and Peter Billmann on guitar. Let's get this summer started!

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. Jerry Grillo
Jun
5
7:30 PM19:30

Transfer House Band feat. Jerry Grillo

We are always proud to welcome one of our city's most seasoned voices of jazz, Jerry Grillo, supported by his well oiled backing band that also happens to be the house band for this very establishment: the Transfer House Band. 

The Transfer House Band is: Neal Chandek on the keys, Bill Martin on guitar, and Omar holding down the jazz kit.

As always on Tuesdays, our vino selection is half price, all day (we open at 11a).

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Martini Jazz Lounge: The Group
May
31
7:30 PM19:30

Martini Jazz Lounge: The Group

Welcome to the blowout closing show of Transfer's Martini Jazz Lounge 2017/2018. We are proud to welcome back a Milwaukee super quartet comprised of cats who you've seen all over town, for years, if you've been around. They modestly bill themselves, "The Group." Guitarist Mike DeRose is joined by Warren Wiegratz on sax, Eddie Butz on drums, Theo Merriwether on keys and Dwayne Williams on bass. Buckle up.

Martini Jazz Lounge, every Thursday, Oct thru May.
$5 classic martinis and cosmos. No cover.

Next week: Join us as we kick off Latin Sessions 2018.

 

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Transfer House Band feat. Dennis Fermenich
May
29
7:30 PM19:30

Transfer House Band feat. Dennis Fermenich

It's Tuesday night. That means the Transfer House Band will be breaking down the standards along with resident jazz vocal stylist, Dennis Fermenich, bringing the positive vibes to your Tuesday night. The Transfer House Band is Neal Chandek on keys, Bill Martin on guitar and Omar maintaining the groove on the jazz kit.

As always, all day Tuesday at Transfer, we're providing the vino at half price... by the bottle.

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Martini Jazz Lounge: Eric Schoor Trio
May
24
7:30 PM19:30

Martini Jazz Lounge: Eric Schoor Trio

Tonight concludes this season's Eric Schoor Trio 'Even Thursday' residency. Come help us thank the guys for a great run. The Eric Schoor trio is: the legendary Manty Ellis* on guitar, Jeff Hamann on bass, and Eric Schoor himself on tenor sax.

Martini Jazz Lounge, every Thursday, Oct thru May.
$5 classic martinis and cosmos. No cover.

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

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Transfer House Band feat. Brenda Smith
May
22
7:30 PM19:30

Transfer House Band feat. Brenda Smith

Tonight, we're happy to welcome back a fixture of the Transfer stage, the amazing Brenda Smith, one of Milwaukee's best kept secrets. She'll be supported by your host, Neal Chandek on keys, Bill Martin on guitar, and Omar on the jazz kit.

As always and all-days on Tuesdays, vino is half price... by the bottle!

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Marge Eiseman Birthday with the Transfer House Band
May
15
7:30 PM19:30

Marge Eiseman Birthday with the Transfer House Band

It's already been a full rotation around our solar orb since the last time the prolific songwriter and soul sister to our live music community graced our stage, so it's high time to welcome back Marge Eiseman to the Transfer stage as tonight's featured artist. We'll also be celebrating her B-day with the help of the usual Tuesday suspects: Neal Chandek on keys, Bill Martin on guitar and Omar on the jazz kit.

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

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Martini Jazz Lounge: Eric Schoor Trio
May
10
7:30 PM19:30

Martini Jazz Lounge: Eric Schoor Trio

The Eric Schoor Trio continue their Even Thursday residency, bringing a chill, relaxing vibe to a crazy, unchained world. The Eric Schoor trio is: the legendary Manty Ellis* on guitar, Jeff Hamann on bass, and Eric Schoor himself on tenor sax.

Martini Jazz Lounge, every Thursday, Oct thru May.
$5 classic martinis and cosmos. No cover.

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

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Transfer House Band feat Dennis Fermenich
May
8
7:30 PM19:30

Transfer House Band feat Dennis Fermenich

Transfer House Band will be breaking down the standards along with resident jazz vocal stylist, Dennis Fermenich, bringing the positive vibes to your Tuesday night. The Transfer House Band is Neal Chandek on keys, Bill Martin on guitar and Omar maintaining the groove on the jazz kit.

As always, all day Tuesday at Transfer, we're providing the vino at half price... by the bottle.

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Juli Wood Trio
May
3
7:30 PM19:30

Juli Wood Trio

We're excited to welcome to the Martini Jazz Lounge for the first time, a fixture in the Chicago and Milwaukee jazz scenes, saxophonist and vocalist Juli Wood. (Reconstruct personnel here)

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Transfer House Band feat. Dennis Fermenich
May
1
7:30 PM19:30

Transfer House Band feat. Dennis Fermenich

It's Tuesday night. That means the Transfer House Band will be breaking down the standards along with resident jazz vocal stylist, Dennis Fermenich, bringing the positive vibes to your Tuesday night. The Transfer House Band is Neal Chandek on keys, Bill Martin on guitar and Omar maintaining the groove on the jazz kit.

As always, all day Tuesday at Transfer, we're providing the vino at half price... by the bottle.

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Martini Jazz Lounge: Eric Schoor Trio
Apr
26
7:30 PM19:30

Martini Jazz Lounge: Eric Schoor Trio

The Eric Schoor Trio continue their Even Thursday residency, bringing a chill, relaxing vibe to a crazy, unchained world. The Eric Schoor trio is: the legendary Manty Ellis* on guitar, Jeff Hamann on bass, and Eric Schoor himself on tenor sax.

Martini Jazz Lounge, every Thursday, Oct thru May.
$5 classic martinis and cosmos. No cover.

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

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Dan Schneck Organ Trio
Apr
19
7:30 AM07:30

Dan Schneck Organ Trio

Word on the street is that Dan Schneck is carting in the ole Hammond B3 tonight, and he'll be joined by Michael Arnold on guitar and Todd Howell on drums.

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

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Transfer House Band feat. Dennis Fermenich
Apr
17
7:30 PM19:30

Transfer House Band feat. Dennis Fermenich

It's Tuesday night. That means the Transfer House Band will be breaking down the standards along with resident jazz vocal stylist, Dennis Fermenich, bringing the positive vibes to your Tuesday night. The Transfer House Band is Neal Chandek on keys, Bill Martin on guitar and Omar maintaining the groove on the jazz kit.

As always, all day Tuesday at Transfer, we're providing the vino at half price... by the bottle.

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Martini Jazz Lounge: Eric Schoor Trio
Apr
12
7:30 PM19:30

Martini Jazz Lounge: Eric Schoor Trio

The Eric Schoor Trio continue their Even Thursday residency, bringing a chill, relaxing vibe to a crazy, unchained world. The Eric Schoor trio is: the legendary Manty Ellis* on guitar, Jeff Hamann on bass, and Eric Schoor himself on tenor sax.

Martini Jazz Lounge, every Thursday, Oct thru May.
$5 classic martinis and cosmos. No cover.

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

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Transfer House Band feat. Jerry Grillo
Apr
10
7:30 PM19:30

Transfer House Band feat. Jerry Grillo

We are always proud to welcome one of our city's most seasoned voices of jazz, Jerry Grillo, supported by his well oiled backing band that also happens to be the house band for this very establishment, the Transfer House Band. 

The Transfer House Band is: Neal Chandek on the keys, Bill Martin on guitar, and Omar holding down the jazz kit.

As always on Tuesdays, our vino selection is half price, all day (we open at 11a).

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De La Buena Sextet
Apr
7
8:30 PM20:30

De La Buena Sextet

Transfer's new space is ready! Help us break in this new venue by grooving to the sounds De La Buena, brought to you by a core subset of comrades: David Wake on Piano, Cecilio Negron Jr. on congas, Julio Pabon on percussion, Jeremy Kuzniar on drums, Steve Peplin on guitar, and Joey Sanchez on bass.

Please use the new entrance ramp on the west side of 107 W. Mitchell St.

Doors at 7:30p, show at 8:30p. The legendary PK will be attending to your beverage needs.

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Martini Jazz Lounge: Milwaukee Hot Club
Apr
5
7:30 PM19:30

Martini Jazz Lounge: Milwaukee Hot Club

Milwaukee Hot Club is back. Come see why Gypsy Jazz and the old Transfer Pharmacy space are a match made in heavan. The music and the building old school cool, and the cats making it happen are now. Scott Hlavenka, Guy Fiorentini, Aaron Gardner and company will light things up tonight, let's pretend we're in 20s Paris!

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

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Transfer House Band feat Dennis Fermenich
Apr
3
7:30 PM19:30

Transfer House Band feat Dennis Fermenich

Transfer House Band will be breaking down the standards along with resident jazz vocal stylist, Dennis Fermenich, bringing the positive vibes to your Tuesday night. The Transfer House Band is Neal Chandek on keys, Bill Martin on guitar and Omar maintaining the groove on the jazz kit.

As always, all day Tuesday at Transfer, we're providing the vino at half price... by the bottle.

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