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September 2023 Music Schedule
NOTICE: PA 611 CLOSED FROM MOUNTAIN ROAD, DEL. WATER GAP, TO PORTLAND
Music charges are paid at the door; we do not have online ticketing available. If you have a reservation, you have a seat. Music and dinner are in the same room. We take reservations for dinner and music from 5:30 to 8:30; after 8:30, seating is based on availability. You may make a reservation by emailing info@deerheadinn.com or calling 570-424-2000.
Thursday, Friday & Saturday: open 5:30 to 10 pm, music 7 to 10 pm Sunday: open 4 to 8 pm, music 5 to 7:30 pm RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED.

Friday, September 1, 7 to 10 pm, Music Charge, $15 cash, $16 credit card ($20 seat minimum)
Nancy & Spencer Reed Quartet
Nancy Reed, voice, bass; Spencer Reed, voice, guitar; Ed Ludwig, tenor saxophone; Eliot Zigmund, drums


Saturday, September 2, 7 to 10 pm, Music Charge $20 cash, $21 credit card ($20 seat minimum)
2-Time Grammy Winner Alan Broadbent Trio
Alan Broadbent, piano; Harvie S, bass; Billy Mintz, drums


Sunday, September 3, 5 to 7:30 pm, Music Charge $20  cash, $21  credit card ($20 seat minimum)
Bill Charlap, Solo Piano


THURSDAY JAZZ JAM
Thursday, September 7,  7 to 10 pm, no music charge
Jazz Jam with Bill Washer & Friends
Trio,  7 to 8; Jam 8 to 10


Friday, September 8, 7 to 10 pm, Music Charge, $15 cash, $16 credit card ($20 seat minimum)
Martin Wind – CD “Counterpoint” Release
Martin Wind, bass; Jim McNeely, piano; Ed Neumeister, trombone


 SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 & SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10
45th COTA ANNUAL FESTIVAL TICKET PURCHASE

TICKETS REQUIRED TO ENTER DEER HEAD & MAIN STAGE EVENTS
NO RESERVATIONS – FIRST COME/FIRST SERVE

This year’s line up of great music!
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9
MAIN STAGE
12:30 Gabrielle Stravelli Trio
2:00 Jay Rattman Group
3:30 Jon-Erik Kellso and the EarRegulars
5:00 Eric Mintel Quartet
6:30 Water Gap Jazz Orchestra
7:45 Erin McClelland and Friends
DEER HEAD INN
4:00 Davey Lantz Quartet with Jonathan Ragonese
5:30 Nancy Reed Quintet
9:00 Post Festival Jazz Jam

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10
MAIN STAGE
12:30 Mike Lorenz Trio
2:00 COTA Cats (Subject to change)
3:30 Silvano Monasterios
5:00 Nicole Zuraitis Quintet
6:30 Christian Porter
DEER HEAD INN
4:00 Alan Broadbent Trio
5:30 Paul Jost and Jim Ridl
9:00 Post Festival Jazz Jam

THURSDAY JAZZ JAM
Thursday, September 14, 7 to 10 pm, no music charge
Jazz Jam with Bill Washer & Friends
Trio,  7 to 8; Jam 8 to 10


Friday, September 15, 7 to 10 pm, Music Charge, $15 cash, $16 credit card
Dena DeRose Trio
Dena DeRose, piano, vocals; Noriko Ueda, bass, Sherrie Maricle, drums


Saturday, September 16, 7 to 10 pm, Music Charge $15 cash, $16 credit card ($20 seat minimum)
La Cuchina
Vinny Bianchi, tenor saxophone; Bill Washer guitar; Paul Rostock, electric bass; Danny Gonzalez, drums; Ruben Ariola ,congas


Sunday, September 17, 5 to 7:30 pm, NO MUSIC CHARGE ($20 seat minimum)
CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY!
NANCY REED – BILL WASHER – PAUL ROSTOCK
Nancy, vocals; Bill, guitar; Paul, bass

CANCELLED – Marvin Stamm/Mike Holober Quartet


Thursday, September 21, 7 to 10 pm, no music charge
Jazz Jam with Bill Washer & Friends
Trio,  7 to 8; Jam 8 to 10


Friday, September 22, 7 to 10 pm, Music Charge, $15 cash, $16 credit card ($20 seat minimum)
Adison Evans Quartet
Adison Evans, saxophone; David Caldwell-Mason, piano; Dan Parra, bass; Roberto Giaquinto, drums


Saturday, September 23, 7 to 10 pm, Music Charge $20 cash, $21 credit card ($20 seat minimum)
Carrie Jackson & Jazzin’ All Stars
Carrie Jackson, vocals; Radam Schwartz, piano; Takashi Otsuka, bass; Gordon Lane, drums


Sunday, September 24, 5 to 7:30 pm, Music Charge $15 cash, $16 credit card ($20 seat minimum)
Riverside Rhythm Band
Riverside Rhythm is a 15+ piece big band made up of local professional and accomplished amateur musicians. Riverside Rhythm’s repertoire includes instrumental and vocal hits from the 1920s through the big band era, as well as more contemporary tunes with a big band sound.


Monday, September 25, 7 – No Water Gap Jazz Orchestra – COTAcation


Thursday, September 28, 7 to 10 pm, no music charge
Jazz Jam with Bill Washer & Friends
Trio,  7 to 8; Jam 8 to 10


Friday, September 29, 7 to 10 pm, Music Charge, $20 cash, $21credit card ($20 seat minimum)
Ken Peplowski Quartet
Ken Peplowski, saxophone, clarinet; Ted Rosenthal, piano; Mike Karn, bass; Anton Kot, drums


Saturday, September 30, 7 to 10 pm, Music Charge $20 cash, $21  credit card ($20 seat minimum)
Sam Martinelli & Ken Peplowski Album Release
Jazz Meets the Great Brazilian Songbook
Sam Martinelli, drums; Ken Peplowsk, clarinet; Ted Rosenthal, piano; Danton Boller, bass

Reopening Thursday February 29

Please note that PA 611 is closed from Mountain Road, Delaware Water Gap to Portland.