The Jazz Perpetrators will return to the Gambrills location of the Smashing Grapes Kitchen + Wine Bar this Saturday, May 20. The venue is located at 2383 Brandermill Blvd, Gambrills, MD 21054 in the heart of the Waugh Chapel Towne Centre. It’s the perfect place to sit back and enjoy the adult beverage of your choice while soaking up the sounds of jazz and R&B classics.

The Perps will kick off their 3-hour performance of their patented “high spirits, low volume” sound at 8:30pm, so c’mon down for a perfect blend of fine dining and smooth jazz and R&B classics.

Perps Spring Back from Vacay

Posted: April 17, 2023 in Latest News

Chocolate bunny time is over!

The Jazz Perpetrators will be dusting off their horns from their mini vacay as they return to the Gambrills location of the Smashing Grapes Kitchen + Bar this Saturday, April 22. The venue is located at 2383 Brandermill Blvd, Gambrills, MD 21054 in the Waugh Chapel Towne Centre.

The Perps will kick off at 8:30 pm and deliver their patented “high spirits, low volume” sound until midnight, so c’mon down for a perfect blend of fine dining and smooth jazz and R&B classics.

The Jazz Perpetrators will be returning to the Gambrills location of the Smashing Grapes Kitchen + Bar this Saturday, March 18 (8:30-11:30).

This Smashing Grapes Gambrills venue, which is located at 2383 Brandermill Blvd, Gambrills, MD 21054, is rapidly becoming a hot spot in the Waugh Chapel Towne Centre. Per venue request, The Perps will deliver an all-instrumental performance of jazz standards, pop hits and R&B favorites done in their unique “high spirits, low volume” style. So come on out and feel the groove – see you there!

Perps Play Java & Jazz Benefit

Posted: March 7, 2023 in Latest News

The Jazz Perpetrators have been lending a hand and a horn to the Goshen Farm Preservation Society’s annual fundraiser every year for almost a decade now (give or take a pandemic) and will continue that tradition this Sunday, March 12. The event – Java & Jazz – takes place at the Cape St. Claire clubhouse located at 1223 River Bay Rd, Annapolis, Maryland.

The Perps, who will be doing their hootin’ ‘n tootin’ from 3 to 5pm, will be joined by their vocalist, the one-and-only Sterling Dorn, who’s guaranteed to get things movin’ and groovin’. Come on out and hear some good music and support a good cause. This event is open to the public and free to attend; however, any and all donations are greatly appreciated.

Photo by John Ebersole

Perps March Ahead

Posted: February 28, 2023 in Latest News

Now that February gigs are wrapped up, it’s time for The Jazz Perpetrators to get ready for another month of musical mischief. The band’s dance card for March includes:

• Sunday, March 12 (3-5pm): Goshen Farm Preservation Society’s annual Java & Jazz fundraiser at the Cape St. Claire clubhouse (1223 River Bay Rd, Annapolis, Maryland). This event is open to the public and free to attend; however, any and all donations are greatly appreciated.

• Saturday, March 18 (8:30-11:30pm): Smashing Grapes Kitchen + Wine Bar, Waugh Chapel Towne Centre (2383 Brandermill Blvd, Gambrills, MD 21054). Sit back and sip while The Perps swing – cool-a-mundo, daddy-o!

• Sunday, March 26 (10am-2pm): Blackwall Hitch Restaurant (400 Sixth Street, Annapolis, MD 21403). This is the place to be for a great mid-day dining and musical experience in Annapolis.

Photo by John Ebersole

Perps Bookend the Weekend

Posted: February 15, 2023 in Latest News

This weekend will feature a pair of Jazz Perpetrator appearances. First up is an 8-11pm performance at the Annapolis location of Smashing Grapes Kitchen + Wine Bar, located at 177 Jennifer Road, Annapolis, MD 21401 in restaurant row near the Annapolis Mall. This is always a fun place to catch The Perps in the act.

The band takes Saturday off and then closes the weekend with an appearance at the Blackwall Hitch’s famous Sunday brunch, performing from 10am to 2pm for all you early birds. The Hitch is located just past the Annapolis City dock at 400 Sixth Street, Annapolis, MD 21403 and has plenty of parking.  

Great food and drink plus great music is one of life’s most enjoyable combinations – come out and treat yourself! 

Photo by Betsy Kehne

Perps Trifecta February

Posted: January 31, 2023 in Latest News

February may be the shortest month, but this year it’s chock full o’ Jazz Perpetrator appearances. The Perps’ February triple play includes a mid-day Sunday brunch gig at the Blackwall Hitch in Eastport sandwiched in between a pair of Smashing Grapes appearances, one each at the kitchen + wine bar’s Annapolis and Gambrills locations.

Fri, Feb 17 (8-11pm): Smashing Grapes Kitchen + Wine Bar, Annapolis,177 Jennifer Road, Annapolis, MD 21401

Sun, Feb 19 (10am-2pm): Blackwall Hitch Restaurant,400 Sixth Street, Annapolis, MD 21403

Sat, Feb 25 (9pm – midnite): Smashing Grapes Kitchen + Wine Bar, Gambrills,2383 Brandermill Blvd, Gambrills, MD 21054

As per venue request, these gigs are all-instrumental shows. Come on out and beat the winter blues with some of that patented “high spirits, low volume” music The Perps are famous for.

See you soon!

The end of January is the beginning of another year of Jazz Perpetrator mania as the band starts a new year of public performances with an appearance at the Blackwall Hitch’s famous Sunday brunch this Sunday, January 29 (10am – 2pm).

The band’s patented “high spirits, low volume” music is perfectly suited to enhance the renown dining experience the restaurant is known for. As with all appearances at Blackwall Hitch, this will be an all-instrumental performance.

Blackwall Hitch is located at 400 Sixth Street in Eastport, just over the Spa Creek bridge near the Annapolis city dock. See you there!

Whee, it’s 2023!

Posted: January 2, 2023 in Latest News

This Saturday, January 7, the Jazz Perpetrators will be starting the new year off right with an evening of  smooth jazz and R&B tunes at the Gambrills location of  the Smashing Grapes Restaurant + Wine Bar. Like all of the band’s appearances at Smashing Grapes locations, this first gig of 2023 will be an all instrumental performance.

You can find the Smashing Grapes Gambrills location in the Waugh Chapel Towne Centre at 2383 Brandermill Blvd, Gambrills. The Perps will play from 9pm until midnight, so stop on by, kick back and relax to some great music as you get your year off to a smooth start. See you there!

NEW YEAR’S EVE AT SMASHING GRAPES

Posted: December 26, 2022 in Latest News

The Jazz Perpetrators will wrap up 2022 with a special New Year’s Eve performance at one of the band’s favorite spots, the Annapolis location of the Smashing Grapes Kitchen + Wine Bar.

The Perps will see out 2022 and ring in 2023 this Saturday, New Year’s Eve, performing from 9:30pm until 12:30 am. The Smashing Grapes Annapolis venue is conveniently  located at 177 Jennifer Road, Annapolis 21401, adjacent to the Annapolis Mall. Come on down and swing into 2023 in style!

See you there and happy holidays to all!