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Dates For 2017                                                                                                                                                                                  Ken Loomer  will be doing an interview with host Joe Gansas on his radio show"Around The Kit" on sunday August 20 starting at 8pm. Joe Gansas a drummer himself,has interviewed all the top drummers of the world and this is always a very informed and excellent way to know more about the best drummers playing today. To listen to this interview on sunday August 20, go to www.aroundthekit.net or just Google Around The Kit. Excellent website with all the interviews Joe Gansas has done in the past is on his site. Check it out!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Ken Loomer Big Band will be doing another concert on friday November 10 at the Firehouse Cultural Center,101 1st Ave NE in Ruskin Florida starting at 7:30 PM. This will be a very special concert with Ken doing his tribute to the great Buddy Rich on his 100th Birthday year of this American jazz icon drummer and band leader. Lots of new charts will be played by this dynamic Big Band. The Firehouse is the place to be to hear a swinging Big Band up close. Do not miss this special event. For reservations and ticket info,call the Firehouse at 813-645-7651.                                                                                                                                                                                                           Ken Loomer on thursday October 26 will be performing with the Hiram Hazley Jazz Quartet at Ruby`s Elixir, 15 3rd St.N St Petersburg,FL. Show starts at 10pm for some of the best jazz in Florida. For more info call 727-898-7829.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Ken Loomer will be performing with the amazing Tony Castellano Jr. with the Castellano-Loomer Jazz Duo at Ruby`s Elixir, 15 3rd St.N in St Petersburg,FL on 5 and 19 starting at 7pm. This is a one of a kind duo with Tony playing the keyboards and singing and Ken with his rhythmic sense doing what it takes to make this one of the most exciting sounds you will ever hear. From Jazz to Pop to Latin to whatever comes to mind from these two musicians, they will always be full of surprises and one of the best musical shows you will ever see and hear. Do not miss this outstanding show at Ruby`s. Check out the YOUTUBE video`s I have posted of this exciting Castellano-Loomer Jazz Duo.For reservations,call 727-898-7829.                                                                                                                                                                                                         Dates For 2016                                                                                                                                                                                  Ken Loomer Big Band will be back in concert on Friday November 4, at the Firehouse Cultural Center, 101 1st Ave NE Ruskin,Florida starting at 7:30 PM. This is a great place to see a Big Band up close and to be able to hear one of the most dynamic Big Bands playing today. For ticket info and Reservations,call the Firehouse at 813-645-7651.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Ken Loomer will be performing in the month of December at Timpano Restaurant,1610 W Swann Ave. in Tampa,Florida. This is every wednesday and saturday from 7:30 to 10:30. A great jazz trio with Tony Castellano on piano and guest musician on bass.  For reservation and the best jazz and food in Tampa, call 813-254-5870.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            A big concert event will happen at the HIDEAWAY CAFE (1756 Central Ave. St.Petersburg Florida) starting at 8pm on Friday August 1 with the Tony Castellano Jr. Showcase Concert. Tony will have Ken Loomer on drums and Tom Hamilton on bass. This concert will be recorded live so join us for this one of kind event. For more info,call the HIDEAWAY at 727-644-7895                                                                                                                                                                                                            Ken Loomer Big Band will be in concert on Sunday March 6, at Phillippi Estate Park located at 5500 South Tamiami Trail Sarasota, Florida. This is first day of the 2016 Sarasota Jazz Festival which will start at 12 noon to 4pm. For more info,contact the Sarasota Jazz Club at 941-552-5325.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Dates For 2015                                                                                                                                                                                   Ken Loomer Big Band in concert at the Firehouse Cultural Center,101 1st Ave NE in Ruskin,Florida  on friday November 6 starting at 7:30 pm. This will be the first ever Big Band concert at the Firehouse with the dynamic Ken Loomer Big Band which will be so exciting to hear. For tickets and reservations,call the Firehouse at 813-645-7651.                                                                                                                                                                                                           Ken Loomer Jazz Quartet will be in concert at the Firehouse Cultural Center,101 1st Ave.NE,Ruskin Florida on Friday September 25 starting at 7:30pm. Joining Ken will be the great John Lamb on bass,Tony Casellano Jr on piano and Larry Cangelosi on the saxes. This is one of the most exciting Jazz Quartet playing today. For tickets,call 813-645-7651.                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The Ken Loomer Big Band will be on WTMY 1280 Artist Spotlight Show on Saturday July 25 at 6 and 11 pm. Doug Miles and Danny Lane from WTMY in Sarasota recorded my Big Band live in concert and also did an interview with me and my piano man,Tony Castellano Jr. For you people around the country,this broadcast can be heard on www.wtmyradio on your computer. A repeat show will also air on sunday July 26 at 11 am on 1280 WTMY. Great to have a radio station like WTMY doing these live Big Band concerts.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The Ken Loomer Big Band will be in concert at the COPA Restaurant & Lounge on sunday July 26 from 7 to 9pm. Do not miss coming to the new COPA in Sarasota,Florida located at 1118 North Washington Blvd for the best food and Big Band music. It`s rare to hear a swinging modern Big Band live in concert,but the COPA is the place to be to hear the best Big Band in Florida. For reservations, call the COPA  restaurant at 941-953-2479.   $5 Cover                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Ken Loomer in December 2015 will be performing with a great jazz trio at Timpano`s Restaurant, 1610 Swann Ave.,Tampa Florida every wednesday and saturday starting at 7:30 pm. Joining Ken will be Tony Castellano Jr. and Bruce Wallace. For the best food and jazz in Tampa,this is the place to go. For reservations,call 813-254-5854.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Cary Hoffman, America`s premire Frank Sinatra interpreter will be performing his hit "My Sinatra"  show with the swinging Ken Loomer Big Band at the Straz Center- Ferguson Hall in Tampa, Florida on saturday February 28, starting at 7:30 pm. The Los Angeles Times wrote that Cary Hoffman My Sinatra Show is "A mesmerizing concert of incredible Sinatra songs and stories about Sinatra that you may have never heard before and the hilarious reasons for Hoffman`s lifelong absession with Sinatra". His acclaimed PBS special "My Sinatra" has been seen by millions of people. For more info on Cary Hoffman,go to www.mysinatra.com. Do not miss Cary Hoffman with the Ken Loomer Big Band live in concert doing his "My Sinatra" show! For tickets,call the Straz Center Box Office at 813-229-7827. The Straz Center is located at 1010 North Macinnes Place Tampa,Florida.                                                                                                                                                                                                               The Ken Loomer Jazz Quartet will be in concert at the Firehouse Cultural Center,101 1st Ave. Ruskin,Florida on friday March 20 starting at 7:30 pm. Joining Ken will be the great John Lamb on bass, who played for Duke Ellington for five years. On tenor sax will be Franco Marino,and on piano- vocals, my good friend Tony Castellano Jr. The performance of this Jazz Quartet driven by the consummate drummer Ken Loomer and his exciting musicians,go through the repertoire of great jazz standards with his own style to produce a musicial sound you will not forget! For ticket info,call 813-645-7651.                                                                                                                                                                                                           Concert Dates - For 2014                                                                                                                                                                      Ken Loomer will be playing with the Hiram Hazley Jazz Quartet at Ruby`s thursday December18, starting at 9pm. Ruby`s is at 15 3rd St. N St. Petersburg, Florida. For more info call 727-898-7829. A great place to hear some swinging jazz!                                                                                                                                                                                                               Ken Loomer in December will be playing with a great jazz trio with Tony Castellano Jr. and Franco Marino at Timpano Restaurant in Tampa,Florida starting at 7:30 pm every wednesday and saturday. Timpano  address is 1610 West Swann Ave. Tampa. For great food and the best jazz trio in town,call for reservations at 813-254-5854.

Ken Loomer Jazz Quartet with guest artist John Lamb on bass will be in concert at the Firehouse Cultural Center in Ruskin Florida on friday December 5 starting at 7:30 pm. Joining Ken will be Franco Marino on tenor sax and Tony Castellano Jr. on piano and vocals. This is a one of a kind concert not to be missed. The Firehouse is located at 101 1st Ave NE,Ruskin,Florida. For ticket info call 813-645-7651.

The Ken Loomer Jazz Quartet will be in concert for the Jazz Club of Sarasota Jazz At Two on  friday October 24. Joining  Ken on drums will be Franco Marino on tenor sax,Tony Castellano on piano and Bruce Wallace on bass. Concert starts at 2pm and will be at the Unitarian Universalist Church on 3975 Fruitville Road,Sarasota,FL. For tickert info call 941-366-1552.                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Ken Loomer will be playing with the Hamilton- Harris Project on November 22 in the Suncoast Jazz Classic in Clearwater Beach,Florida. For info call 1-727-248-9441.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Loomer will be playing on saturday November 1,with the T-Bone Hamilton Jazz Quartet in concert at the Firehouse Cultural Center at 101 1st Ave NE in Ruskin,Florida. Concert starts at 7:30 pm. For tickets and more info call 813-645-7651.                                                                                                                            

The Ken Loomer Big Band will be in concert at the Blue Rooster on tuesday March 25 2014,starting at 7pm. Don`t miss this dynamic Big Band as they perform in one of the best clubs in Sarasota. The Blue Rooster is located at 1525 4th Street in downtown Sarasota,Florida. For Reservation call 941-388-7539.                                
                                                                                                                            

Ken Loomer and his Swinging Big Band will be at the world famous Ringling Museum on thursday April 10 for "Courtyard Swing " from 5pm to 8. Do not miss this special concert by one of the most dynamic Big Bands in the country today.Come soak up the Big Band Jazz Vibe at the beautiful Museum Of Art Courtyard. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Limited seating will be provided. Admission is $10. Call Ringling Museum at 941-359-5700 for tickets.                                                                                                                           

The Ken Loomer Big Band will be back at the Blue Rooster on tuesday Febuary 11 starting at 7pm. Drummer Ken Loomer and his swinging musicians has created a style that touches all people and all generations.With outstanding soloist,brillantly arranged charts,and a consummate drummer who will drive this Big Band to produce a sound you will not forget! So come to the Blue Rooster(1525 4th St.Sarasota,Florida) for the best time and the best food. For reseversation, call 941-388-7539.                                                                                                                           
Ken Loomer and his Swinging Big Band will be performing at the world famous Ringling Musuem Of Art for three concerts. Don`t miss this special "Courtyard Swing" with the Ken Loomer Big Band" on February 13, March 13,and April 10. Come soak up the big band jazz vibe in the beautiful Museun Of Art Courtyard.Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Seating will be provided. All concerts are from 5pm to 8pm. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 child 6 to 17. For ticket info,call 941-359-5700. The Ringling Musuem is located at 5401 Bay Shore Road,Sarasota Florida. An amazing setting to see a Swinging Big Band concert.                                                                                                                           

The Ken Loomer Jazz Quartet featuring Tony Castellano on piano,Franco Marino on tenor sax and Bruce Wallace on bass will be in concert for Rick Gee`s Jazz Jamm Concert Series on friday February 21,2014 starting at 7:30 pm. This will be at the Firehouse Culture Center at 101 1st Street in Ruskin Florida. For tickets and more info call 813-645-7651.                                                                                                                     

Concert Dates-Ken Loomer Big Band  And Small Groups  2013                                                                                                                                            

Ken Loomer Jazz Quartet will be performing at 15 South Ristorante on thursday December 19 starting at 6:30 pm. The restarant is at 15 South Boulevard Of The President at St.Armand`s in Sarsota,Florida. For reservation call 941-388-1555                                                                                                                           

The Tony Castellano Trio featuring Ken Loomer on drums and Franco Marino on sax will be at the Blue Rooster on tuesday December 17 starting at 7pm. This one of a kind trio always plays at the hightest level and it`s a sound you will not forget! The Blue Rooster is at 1525 4th Street in Sarasota,Florida. For reservation call 941-388-7539.                                                                                                                           

Ken Loomer and his Big Band will be back at the Blue Rooster on tuesday December 10 starting at 7:30 pm. Don`t miss this special event at one of the best club-restaurants in Sarasota. The Blue Rooster is located at 1525 4th Street in downtown Sarasota,Florida. For reservation,call 941-388-7539.                                                                                                                            

Ken Loomer will be the guest artist for singer Dee Weder and her Big Band on friday November 22 at Sun City Center. This will be at the Kings Point Clubhouse which is at 1904 Clubhouse Drive starting at 6 pm. For ticket info call 813-966-3337.                                                                                                                          

Rick Gee presents "The Real Jazz Trio" with Kenny Drew Jr. on piano,John Lamb on bass and Ken Loomer on drums. Another Jazz Concert produced by Rick Gee that will be on friday November 8 starting at 7:30 pm. It will be at the Firehouse Cultural Center 101 1st Ave. N.E. in Ruskin,Florida. For tickets call 813-645-7651. This is a concert not to be missed!                                                                                                                           

Ken Loomer Big Band will be back at the Blue Rooster on tuesday November 12 for another special concert from 7:30 pm to 9:30pm. Come see this dynamic Big Band lead by drummer Ken Loomer and his incredible musicians as they play some of the best arrangements ever written for a Big Band. The Blue Rooster is located at 1525 4th Street in Sarasota,Florida. For Reservation,call 941-388-7539.The Blue Rooster is the place to be for great "Comfort Food & Feel Good Music". Don`t miss this one of a kind Big Band!                                                                                                                            

The Ken Loomer Jazz Quartet will be in concert on friday October 11 from 2 to 4. This is part of the Sarasota Jazz Club "Jazz AT Two" event which is located at the Unitarian Universalist Church on 3975 Fruitville Road in Sarasota,Florida. Joining Ken will be Tony Castellano on piano,Franco Marino on tenor sax,and Bruce Wallace on bass. You can check this great Quartet on Youtube. For more information,call 941-366-1552.                                                                                                                            

Ken Loomer and his swinging Big Band will be in concert at the Blue Rooster in Sarasota on tuesday October 1 from 7:30 to 9:30. Do not miss this special concert by one of the most dynamic Big Bands playing in the country today. Come to Sarasota`s newest club-restaurant the Blue Rooster,which is located on 1525 4th Street Sarasota,Florida. For reservation,call 941-388-7539.                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Ken Loomer will be the guest artist for singer Dee Weder and her Big Band on friday September 6 at Kings Point Clubhouse. This is located in Sun City Center at 1904 Clubhouse Drive. Tickets are $10 at the door. For more information,call 813-966-3337.                                                                                                                             

Ken Loomer will be playing with the great Le Jazz Quartet thursday August 1,8,and 15 at Ruby`s. This club is located at 15 3rd Street North in St. Petersburg,FL. Music starts at 9pm. For more information,call 727-898-7829.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

The Dynamic Ken Loomer Big Band will be in concert at the Floribbean on May 19 from 7 to 9pm. The Floribbean is located at 1400 Main Street in downtown Sarasota,Florida. For reservation call 941-365-2266. Don`t miss seeing one of the best Big Bands in Florida!                                                                                                                           

The Ken Loomer Big Band will be doing a special Cinco De Mayo concert on May  5th at the Floribbean from 7 to 9pm. This  dynamic Big Band is one of the best in Florida and a concert not to be missed.The Floribbean is located at 1400 Main Street in Sarasota Florida.For reservation call 941-365-2266.                                                                                                                               

Ken Loomer will be playing with the Tony Castellano Quartet Friday April 5 at 2 pm at the Unitarian Church in Sarasota,3975 Fruitville Road. This is part of the Sarasota Jazz Club Jazz At Two music event.                                                                                                                             

The Ken Loomer Big Band will be back at The Floribbean with a special  Concert on April 21, a sunday from 7 to 9pm.This is one of the most Dynamic Big Bands playing in Florida today. A concert not to be missed. For reservation call 941-365-2266. The Floribbean is at 1400 Main St in Sarasota,Florida. You can go to Youtube to see videos of the Ken Loomer Big Band at the Floribbean.                                                                                                                         

Singer Dee Weder and the Dee Weder Big Band with guest artist Ken Loomer on drums will be performing a concert on tuesday March 19 in Sun City Center at the United Methodist Church from 7 to 9pm. Joining Dee will be singers Whitney James,Joseph Ephriam,Troy Coman,George Carroll,and Debbie Wiley. The church is located at 1210 Del Web Blvd West in Sun City,Florida. Tickets are $12 at the door. For more information, call 813-966-3337.                                                                                                                           

The Ken Loomer Jazz Quintet will be doing The Jazz In The Park Concert on Sunday March 3,2013 from 2:30 to 4 pm. This is at Phillippi Estate Park on 5500 S Tamiami Trail in Sarasota Florida. This event is put on by the Sarasota Jazz Club. Ken has put together one of the best small jazz bands in Florida. The members are Bruce Wallace on bass,Tony Castellano on piano and vocals,Tom Parmerter on trumpet ,Austin Vickrey on saxes,and of course Ken Loomer on drums. A concert not to be missed!                                                                                                                            

Ken Loomer and his swinging Big Band will be in concert at the Floribbean on February 17,a sunday from 7 to 9pm. Floribbean is on 1400 Main Street in Downtown Sarasota,Florida. For reservation, call 941-365-2266. Do not miss this special concert by the most dynamic Big Band playing in Florida today!                                                                                                                            

Ken Loomer Big Band will be in concert at the Floribbean January 27, a sunday from 7 to 9pm. Floribbean is on 1400 Main Street,Sarasota Florida. For reservation,call 941-365-2266. Do not miss this special concert by one of the most dynamic Big Bands playing in Florida today!                                                                                                                                                            

  Ken Loomer will be performing every wednesday in February and March, afternoon from 3 to 6pm at the Jazz Jam with singer Linda Janee . This is in the restaurant of the Liberty Lanes Bowling Alley in Largo,Florida. The address is 11401 Starkey Road,Largo Florida. For more information call 727-397-3947                                      


Concert Dates For Ken Loomer 2012

A special concert event with the Drexler/Hamilton/Loomer Jazz trio will be at the Palladium in St.Petersburg on May 26,a thursday starting at 7:30pm.For ticket information, call 727-822-3590.This is one concert not to miss!                                                                                                                                         

The Ken Loomer Big Band  will be performing in concert at Bacalao sunday June 5 from 7 to 9pm.This restaurant is located at 1100 North Tuttle ave in Sarasota,Florida. For more information,call 941-366-0157. This is a great place to see this Big Band up close and eat some great food. This is one concert not to be missed!                                                                                                                                

June 23, a thursday from 6 to 9pm the Ken Loomer Big Band will be in concert  at the new club,The Loft Bistrobar in Sarasota. This is located at 5911 Fruitville Road in Sarasota,Florida. The cover is only $5 for this event. For more information,call 941-312-6994.                                                                                                                                                                               

Another special Ken Loomer Big Band concert will be at Bacalao,sunday July 10 from 7 to 9pm. This resturant is located at 1100 North Tuttle Ave. in Sarasota ,Florida. For reservation,call 941-366-0157.                                                                                                                                                                 

The Ken Loomer Jazz Trio featuring Tony Castellano Jr. on piano and Franco Marino on tenor sax with be playing every fridays at Bacalao from 6pm to 8pm. This resturant is located at 1100 North Tuttle Ave. in Sarasota. For more  information and reservations,call 941-366-0157. Don`t miss this great Jazz Trio every fridays at Bacalao!                                                                                                                                                                 

The Ken Loomer Big Band will be in Concert at Bacalao Wings & Ribs on October 23, a sunday from 7pm to 9pm. Cover charge for this event is only $5. Don`t miss this concert event with the most exciting Big Band in Florida. Bacalao is located at 1100 North Tuttle Ave in Sarasota. For reservations call 941-366-0157.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Ken Loomer will be performing at the Ringling Museum Arts festival on October 14 and 15 starting at 5:30 with the great Tony Castellano Allstars Jazz Band. The Ringling Museum is located at 5401 Bay Shore Drive in Sarasota,Florida. For tickets call 941-360-7399.                                                                                                                                                                             

Ken Loomer will be performing for 4 days at the Suncoast Jazz Classic from November 17-20 with the Festival All-Star Band . This event will be at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort at 1160 Gulf Blvd in Clearwater Beach Florida. For more information call 727-536-0064.                                                                                                                                                                                          

Ken Loomer Jazz Trio featuring Tony Castellano Jr. on piano and Frank Marino on tenor sax will be in concert at the Venice Arts Center on January 12th 2012,a thursday starting at 2pm. The Arts Center is at 390 Nokomis Ave South in Venice ,Fl. For more information call 941-485-7139. This is one jazz concert not to miss!                                                                                                                                   

I will be on tour for the first 3 months of 2012 with the great Brian Gurl Show Band.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ken Loomer will be in concert on Feburay 19th a sunday with Tony Castellano and his all-star band  at the Polo Club,10670 Boardwalk Loop(Lakewood Ranch)in Sarasota,FL. The concert is from 5 to 7 pm is part of the Sarasota Jazz Club sunday jazz night out.                                                                                  

Ken Loomer trio in venice this sunday,May 6. This is a great event not to be missed.                                                                                                                              

The Ken Loomer Jazz Trio with Tony Castellano on piano and Tim Eddy on sax will do a concert for the South County Jazz Club on sunday July 1st from 2 to 5 pm.This will be at the American Legion at 1770 East Venice Ave.Venice, Florida.                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Ken Loomer will be performing at the Celebrate Sinatra Event on July 28th with Tom Tiratto and his Big Band at the Ritz Ybor in Tampa. For more information call 813-251-0500                                                                                                                                                                                                           

The Ken Loomer Big Band will be performing in concert at the Floribbean in downtown Sarasota on November 4,2012 a sunday from 7 to 9pm. The Floribbean is located at 1400 Main Street Sarasota ,Florida. For reservation call 941-365-2266.   Other dates for the Ken Loomer Big Band at the Floribbean are sunday November 25,and more coming soon.                                                                                                                              

The Ken Loomer Trio will be in concert at the Englewood Art Center on November 30 2012,a friday from 2 to4 pm. for the South County Jazz Club. The Art Center is at 350 South McCall Road in Englewood,Florida. For info call 941-474-5548. A concert not to be missed.                                                                                                                           

Ken Loomer Big Band at the Floribbean on November 25 from 7 to 9pm.Floribbean is at 1400 Main Street in downtown Sarasota. For more info,call the Floribbean at 941-365-2266. To see video`s of the Big Band in action at the Floribbean, goto Youtube and put in Ken Loomer Big Band.                                                                                                                                                                                               

The Ken Loomer Big Band Special Holiday Concert,Sunday December 16,2012 from 7 to 9pm at the Floribbean in Sarasota Florida at 1400 Main Street. Don`t miss this special concert by one of the most Dynamic Big Bands playing in the country today. For more info and reservation call 941-365-2266.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

The Ken Loomer Big Band will open the New Year at the Floribbean on January 6 2013, a sunday from 7 to 9pm. What a great way to start the New Year than with the Dynamic Ken Loomer Big Band roaring and swinging like no other Big Band in Florida. The Floribbean is at 1400 Main Street in downtown Sarasota Florida. For reservation call 941-365-2266. To see this Big Band live goto Youtube and put in Ken Loomer Big Band.                                                                                                                                  

Ken Loomer will be playing with a great Jazz Quartet with singer Linda Janee  every wednesday at the Liberty Lanes resturant from 3 to 6pm. Liberty Lanes is at 11401 Starkey Road in Largo,FL. For more information, call 727-397-3947                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

The Ken Loomer Big Band will be performing in concert January 27,2013 a sunday from 7 to 9pm at the Floribbean in Sarasota,FL. The address  is 1400 Main Street,Sarasota,FL. For reservation call, 941-365-2266. This is one of the most dynamic and exciting Big Bands to see and hear.Don`t miss this concert at the Floribbean,the place to be for great Jazz. Go to Youtube for video`s of this great Big Band at Floribean.           

 

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