Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers

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Lavay Smith Calendar

Regular Performances

Please check our calendar below to confirm our regularly scheduled shows (in case we're out of town on tour).


•Sundays @ The Royal Cuckoo
Lavay is accompanied by Chris Siebert on Hammond organ every Sunday at 
The Royal Cuckoo, San Francisco’s hippest bar, 7:30-10:30pm


For booking, contact Chris Siebert at chris@lavaysmith.com

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Friday, December 13

Speisekammer

2424 Lincoln Avenue, Alameda, CA

Showtime 8:30pm

Join Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers for an intimate evening featuring Danny Armstrong on trombone and vocals, and Rob Barics on tenor saxophone and clarinet.  You'll love the food and the fun atmosphere at this wonderful German restaurant and biergarten in Alameda!

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•Thursday, December 19

•Friday, December 20

•Saturday, December 21

•Sunday, December 22

The Joe Henderson Lab @ The SF Jazz Center

3202 Mission Street @ Valencia, San Francisco, CA

See below for showtimes

Join Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers for 4 nights of shows. We'll feature our full 8-piece all-star band, including Danny Armstrong (trombone & vocals), Bill Ortiz (trumpet), Mike Olmos (trumpet), Lyle Link (alto sax), Rob Barics (tenor sax & clarinet), Ron Belcher (string bass) & Howard Wiley (drums).

We'll present a program of classic jazz, blues and R&B, spiced up with some New Orleans tunes, some Latin numbers, and, of course, some swingin' holiday favorites!

There will be two shows each night as follows:

•Thursday, December 19:  7pm & 8:30pm

•Friday, December 19:  7pm & 8:30pm

•Saturday, December 19:  7pm & 8:30pm

•Sunday, December 19:  6pm & 7:30pm

Don't miss these special holiday shows in one of the premier concert venues in the world!

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•Wednesday, January 8

Cat's Corner @ The Valencia Room

(ALL AGES SWING DANCE PARTY!)

The Valencia Room, 647 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA

Showtime 9:30pm

Join Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers for a night of music for dancing and listening in a brand new venue, The Valencia Room. Come early for the world-class Lindy Hop swing dance lessons by Nathan Dias of Cat's Corner:

7:00pm     Monthly Lindy Hop dance class (register online)

8:00pm     Monthly Lindy Hop dance class (register online)

9:00pm     Beginner's drop-in swing dance lesson

9:30pm     Showtime

For more information about the dance lessons, visit the Cats' Corner Website

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•Thursday, January 9

Private Event

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•Friday, January 10

Private Event

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•Saturday, January 11

Le Colonial

(FREE SWING DANCE PARTY!)

20 Cosmo Place, San Francisco, CA

Showtime 8pm

Join Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers at Le Colonial, one of San Francisco’s grooviest venues. Come on down to 20 Cosmo Place in San Francisco for drinks, dining and dancing from 8-11pm!

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•Sunday, January 12

The Royal Cuckoo

3202 Mission Street @ Valencia, San Francisco, CA

Showtime 7:30pm

Lavay sings at the hippest bar in San Francisco, accompanied by Chris Siebert on the Hammond organ. You’ll love the vibe, the cocktails, and the world-class collection of vintage vinyl spinning for your listening pleasure.

 

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•Thursday, January 16

Corning Museum Of Glass

1 Museum Way, Corning, NY

Showtime 6pm

The Corning Museum Of Glass is a spectacular, one-of-a-kind museum dedicated to telling the story of glass. At 2300°, hot glass gets interesting. With that in mind, Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers return to this wonderful venue to heat things up at a public concert celebrating the 20th anniversary of the the 2300° concert series.

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•Friday, January 17

The Royal Cuckoo

3202 Mission Street @ Valencia, San Francisco, CA

Showtime 7:30pm

Lavay sings at the hippest bar in San Francisco, accompanied by Danny Armstrong on trombone and vocals + Chris Siebert on the Hammond organ. You’ll love the vibe, the cocktails, and the world-class collection of vintage vinyl spinning for your listening pleasure.

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•Saturday, January 18
The Poorhouse Bistro

(FREE ALL AGES SHOW!)

91 South Autumn Street, San Jose, CA
Showtime 6pm

Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers return to San Jose's premier blues club, The Poorhouse Bistro!  The Poorhouse Bistro features a regular lineup of great blues acts and delicious Southern cuisine, all in a down-home atmosphere.

 

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•Sunday, January 19

The Royal Cuckoo

3202 Mission Street @ Valencia, San Francisco, CA

Showtime 7:30pm

Lavay sings at the hippest bar in San Francisco, accompanied by Chris Siebert on the Hammond organ. You’ll love the vibe, the cocktails, and the world-class collection of vintage vinyl spinning for your listening pleasure.

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•Friday, January 24

The Royal Cuckoo

3202 Mission Street @ Valencia, San Francisco, CA

Showtime 7:30pm

Lavay sings at the hippest bar in San Francisco, accompanied by Danny Armstrong on trombone and vocals + Chris Siebert on the Hammond organ. You’ll love the vibe, the cocktails, and the world-class collection of vintage vinyl spinning for your listening pleasure.

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•Sunday, January 26

The Royal Cuckoo

3202 Mission Street @ Valencia, San Francisco, CA

Showtime 7:30pm

Lavay sings at the hippest bar in San Francisco, accompanied by Chris Siebert on the Hammond organ. You’ll love the vibe, the cocktails, and the world-class collection of vintage vinyl spinning for your listening pleasure.

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•Wednesday, January 29

Le Colonial

(FREE SWING DANCE PARTY!)

20 Cosmo Place, San Francisco, CA

Showtime 8pm

Join Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers at Le Colonial, one of San Francisco’s grooviest venues. Come on down to 20 Cosmo Place in San Francisco for drinks, dining and dancing from 8-11pm!

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•Friday, January 31

The Royal Cuckoo

3202 Mission Street @ Valencia, San Francisco, CA

Showtime 7:30pm

Lavay sings at the hippest bar in San Francisco, accompanied by Danny Armstrong on trombone and vocals + Chris Siebert on the Hammond organ. You’ll love the vibe, the cocktails, and the world-class collection of vintage vinyl spinning for your listening pleasure.

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•Sunday, February 2

The Royal Cuckoo

3202 Mission Street @ Valencia, San Francisco, CA

Showtime 7:30pm

Lavay sings at the hippest bar in San Francisco, accompanied by Chris Siebert on the Hammond organ. You’ll love the vibe, the cocktails, and the world-class collection of vintage vinyl spinning for your listening pleasure.

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•Saturday, June 20

Sofia Tsakopoulos Center For The Arts

2000 Capitol Avenu, Sacramento, CA

Showtime 7pm

Join Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers for an evening of classic American Swing, Jazz, Blues, Gospel and New Orleans music at the Sofia Center For The Arts. The Sofia is a world-class concert space. As always, we'll bring a true all-star band to Sacramento for this performance.

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