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Monday, March 11, 2019

TOM SANCTON APPEARANCES MARCH-MAY 2019





March 12: Columns Hotel with John Rankin and Clarence Johnson. 8-11 p.m.

March 15:  Preservation Hall, 726 St. Peter Street, with the Wendell Brunious Jazz Band. 5-7 p.m.

March 16: Palm Court Jazz Cafe, 1206 Decatur Street, New Orleans. 5-6:30 p.m. Private 

March 19: St. Mary's Church, Ursuline Convent, 1116 Charters, with the Tommy Sancton Quartet, featuring Lars Edegran (piano), Seva Venet (guitar/banjo) and Richard Moten (bass). Program: "Wailin' the Blues." 6:30-7:45 p.m.

March 21: WWOZ 9:30-10:30 with John Rankin.

March 21: Palm Court Jazz Cafe, 1296 Decatur St., with Lars Edegran All Stars, 5:30-7 p.m. Private

March 22: Palm Court Jazz Cafe, 1296 Decatur St., with Kevin Louis, 7:30-10:30 p.m.

March 28: Tom Sancton discusses and signs his recent book, The Bettencourt Affair: the World's Richest Woman and the Scandal that Rocked Paris. East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon, Metairie, 7-8:30 p.m.

March 29: Tom Sancton takes part in a panel discussion alongside Douglas Brinkley, Robert Fieseler, and Lane Kaplan-Levinson on the subject of "Politics and the Media: How Did We Get Here?" Tennessee Williams Literary Festival, Queen Anne Ballroom, 4-5:15 p.m.

Cancelled!!! March 29:  Preservation Hall, 726 St. Peter Street, with the Wendell Brunious Jazz Band. 5-7 p.m.

April 3: Palm Court Jazz Cafe, 1296 Decatur St., with Lars Edegran All Stars, 7:30-10:30 p.m.

April 13: French Quarter Festival, 500 Bourbon Street Stage, with the Tommy Sancton New Orleans Legacy Band, 12:00-1:15 p.m.

April 13:  Palm Court Jazz Cafe, 1296 Decatur St., with Will Smith band, 7:30-10:30 p.m

April 14: French Quarter Festival, 500 Bourbon Street Stage, with Clive Wilson's New Orleans Serenaders, 3:30-4:45 p.m.

April 16: Octavia Books, 513 Octavia, with the Tommy Sancton Trio, for the launching of Clive Wilson's memoir Time of My Life, A Jazz Journey from London to New Orleans. 6-8 p.m.

April 18:  Palm Court Jazz Cafe, 1296 Decatur St., with Leroy Jones band, 7:30-10:30 p.m

April 27:  Palm Court Jazz Cafe, 1296 Decatur St., with Sammy Rimington, 7:30-10:30 p.m.

May 2: Jazzfest, Economy Hall Tent, with Clive Wilson's Serenaders, 12-1 p.m.

May 2: Palm Court Jazz Cafe, 1296 Decatur St., with Clive Wilson's Serenaders, 7:30-10:30 p.m.

May 3:  Jazzfest, Economy Hall Tent, with Tommy Sancton's New Orlean Legacy Band, 12:25-1:20 p.m.

May 7: Columns Hotel with John Rankin and Clarence Johnson. 8-11 p.m.