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Nikki's Events

“I can't thank you enough for your wonderful performance. Our phones were on fire during your live music set. YOU were in total control of your band of great musicians, who backed you up to the hilt under your very professional leadership. Listening to you really knocks me out!“

- Bill Nolan (Host of WPKN FM’S Antique Blues)

PAST EVENTS

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 7:00 PM - One set

The Music of Janis Joplin featuring Nikki Armstrong

Club Groove NYC

125 MacDougal St, New York, New York 10012

Ticket Price: $15.00 Advance recommended Two items minimum

http://clubgroovenyc.com/event.cfm?cart&id=261187

Door Time: 6:00 PM Restrictions: All Ages

An evening of excerpts from Nikki's herald "Just Janis" show.

Featuring Jason Green and Lee Marvin.

Saturday, June 18, 8 pm & 10 pm shows

Nikki Armstrong's Lady Sings the Blues

$18 pp prepaid online $20 pp at door

$12 pp minimum (food/drink)

Featuring the music of Billie, Ella, Nina, Sarah, Lena,& Judy Garland! With her all star band featuring Bobby Nelson on keys, Al James on bass, and Charlie Ridgell on drums!

Trumpets Jazz 6 Depot Square, Montclair, NJ (973) 744-2600

http://www.trumpetsjazz.com/

Resevations Recommended

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Thursday, June 23, 8 pm

Nikki Armstrong's ALL STAR Jam

Featuring House band of Charlie Jones, Lee Marvin and Dave Moore

Ranchero Cantina (201) 523-9250

214 Kinderkamack Rd, Emerson, New Jersey 07630

www.rancherocantina.com

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Sunday, July 3 2 to 7pm

Nikki Armstrong and friends

Once again at Rudy's Pebble Rock Stage rain/or shine outdoor in the woods! Nice place to ride/bike. BYOB/dish BBQ and music hang! Sit ins welcome! Open to public free. Dogs okay!

4 Neosha Rd. Highland Lakes, NJ

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PAST SHOWS

Tuesday, February 16 8 pm

IZZY CHAIT Band w. Special Guest Vocalist Nikki Armstrong

An evening of JAZZ and more benefit the Singer's Society. Also Featuring Bill Keis Music Director & keyboards, Jerry Vivino sax and flute, Steve Biillman on bass and Tom Walsh on drums.

Reservations Highly recommended

Catalina Jazz Club

6725 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90028

Wednesday, March 2 7 pm to Midnight

WFDU Fund Raiser!

It's the BIG WFDU ANUAL Fund Raiser Extraveganza event featuring John Tropea, Pete Levin, Rob Papparozzi, Tommy Bowes, Bobby Harden & his Band, Lee Finklestein, Andy Huenerberg, Bill Harris, Jason Green, Arno Hecht, Lee Marvin Band, Nikki Armstrong and more surprise guests! With Eddie Hulse and SAY WATT providing sound! It's a $25 door donation to WFDU and programs Blues in the Grooves and Global JAZZ Grooves plus 50/50 raffle. If you came out for the last one, featuring 3/4 of the Blues Brothers Band you know it was an awesome event! Well, this one has that and more TBA so don't you miss it ! Last year was off the hook!

RESERVATIONS FOR SURE!!!!

Ranchero Cantina (201) 523-9250

214 Kinderkamack Rd, Emerson, New Jersey 07630

Thursday, March 3rd

"Lady Sings the Blues" Featuring 2012 NY Blues Hall Of Fame Inductee

NIKKI ARMSTRONG with The Music of

BILLIE HOLIDAY, ETTA JAMES, JANIS JOPLIN, BONNIE RAITT & Much More! Jason Green-guitar, Bobby Nelson-keys, Lee Marvin-bass and Jim Toscan-drums.

Showtimes @ 8pm & 10pm

Doors Open @ 6pm & 9:30pm

Tickets $15 in advance, $18 day of show

B.B. King Blues Club & Grill 237 West 42 St (212) 997-4144

Reservations recommended!

WWednesday, December 16 8pm $10 adv/$12 door

ikki Armstrong's Lady Sings The Blues with Whole Lotta Blues Special Show: "Lady Sings The Blues" Featuring the music of Billie Holiday, Etta James, Bonnie Raitt, Janis Joplin and More! Reservations Recommended

Lucille’s/BB King Blues 237 West 42 St New York City

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PAST EVENTS:

unday Dec. 20 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Nikki Armstrong & Mark Brandenburg

Special Sunday Brunch Reservations Recommended

Ranchero Cantina

214 Kinderkamack Rd, Emerson, New Jersey 07630

www.rancherocantina.com

Oct. 23 9 pm to 1 am No Cover

Nikki Armstrong Whole Lotta Blues

Twisted Tail

509 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19147

(215) 558-2471 www.thetwistedtail.com

Friday, June 26 7:30 pm Two sets

Nikki Armstrong's Lady Sings the Blues featuring Lou Pallo!

Trumpets Jazz

6 Depot Square, Montclair, NJ (973) 744-2600

http://www.trumpetsjazz.com/

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Thursday July 2 8pm to Midnight (2 sets)

Nikki Armstrong's "JUST JANIS" Featuring the music of Janis Joplin with Jason Green, Bobby Nelson, Lee Marvin and Jim Toscano! Don't miss it!!

Reservations Recommended. Lucille’s/BB King Blues 237 West 42 St NYC http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=5692

"Just Janis"

AND.....

Tune in EVERY TUESDAY from 1 to 4pm to "Blues in the Grooves" 89.1Fm WFDU Streaming live and archived at link name and on your mobile device! Playing blues, funk, soul AND MORE! INTERVIEWS/UPCOMING EVENT ANNOUNCEMENTS AND TICKET GIVEAWAYS! ENJOY!! www.wfdu.fm

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PAST SHOWS

April 16 thru April 27 2014 Nikki's France tour!

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Sunday, Sept 7 12 pm Free all day Open to the Public!

The Ridgewood Conservatory Presents: Open House and Concert introducing The Rock Shop!

Featuring the Rock Shop faculty band

NIKKI ARMSTRONG, DAVE GELLIS, JOHN FREUND, LEE MARVIN, AND DAVE MOORE with Drum, Bass, Guitar, Keys, and Vocal demonstrations and Band Concert!

409 Sette Dr, Paramus, New Jersey 07652

http://www.TheRidgewoodConservatory.com/

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Friday, Sept 12 8 pm $10/$12 at door

Nikki Armstrong's Lady Sings The Blues with Whole Lotta Blues

Featuring Jason Green, Rob Chaseman, Pete Cummings and Jim Toscano. First set....Special Show: "Lady Sings The Blues" Featuring the music of Billie Holiday, Etta James, Bonnie Raitt, Janis Joplin and More! Reservations Recommended

Lucille’s/BB King Blues 237 West 42 St New York City

For tickets: http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=4384

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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 7 pm to 11 pm $20 adv....

NIKKI ARMSTRONG: LADY SINGS THE BLUES

Ladies of Blues and Jazz from the American Songbookl

Musicians: Mark Brandenburg on guitar, Rave Tesar on Keys, Takashi Otsuka on double bass and Dave Moore on drums, plus special guests Saxophonist Lou Caimano and The Ridgewood Conservatory's Imagination Improvisation Ensemble Featuring:

Simon Bruce, Jodi DiPiazza, Alex Knowles, Eddie Knowles, Chris Morse!

The Society Cafe Concert Series operates out of the Unitarian Universalist Society of Ridgewood, at 113 Cottage Place, Ridgewood, NJ 07450, in Anderson Hall. We offer wine, dessert and coffee from local Ridgewood merchants before the concerts and during intermission. Doors open at 7:00 p.m., music starts at 8:00. Tickets for this show can be purchased in advance at this website for 20.00 or you can purchase tickets for 25.00 at the door the day of the show. http://www.societycafeconcertseries

Tickets at http://www.societycafeconcertseries.com/reserve.html

Saturday, August 16 * 8 pm $10 advance, $12 Door

NIKKI'S ANNUAL BIRTHDAY BASH W/

Nikki Armstrong & Whole Lotta Blues AND Special guests.

Featuring Jason Green, Rob Chaseman, Lee Marvin, and Jim Toscano. First set....Special Show: "Lady Sings The Blues" Featuring the music of Billie Holiday, Etta James, Bonnie Raitt, Janis Joplin and More! Reservations Recommended

Lucille’s/BB King Blues 237 West 42 St New York City

For tickets:

http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=4054

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Saturday, August 30th 6 pm to 9 pm

**Nikki Armstrong featured with Bob Lanza Band**

Beneduce Vineyards 1 Jeremiah Lane Pittstown, NJ 08867

http://beneducevineyards.com

Thursday, August 7 7 pm –Midnight Door 6pm

WOODSTOCK 45 TRIBUTE

Featuring:::Richie Ranno and Friends We'love Shavedham, Nikki Armstrong Fan/friend PAGE, Dave Hirschberg, Tommy Walker, Wayne Livingston,Mark Sganga, Mel Taylor, Eric Heilner, Wendy Haskin Meyer, Andy Huenerberg Richard Borge, Juan Pertuz and MORE!

All 3 days of Woodstock all in one evening!

Arts and Crafts, Great Food!

Don't miss this historic event....It's gonna be EPIC!

Represented acts: Richie Havens Ravi Shankar Arlo Guthrie-Joan Baez Country ·Melaine Santana ·John B. Sebastian Canned Heat Mountain· Grateful Dead Creedence Clearwater Revival Janis Joplin Sly & the Family Stone The Who Jefferson Airplane ·Joe Cocker Country Joe and the Fish Ten Years After The Band Johnny Winter Blood, Sweat & Tears Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Paul Butterfield Blues Band Sha-Na-Na –

· AND Jimi Hendrix Produced by Nikki Armstong

RESERVATIONS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!

TICKETS $20 ADVANCE, $25 DAY OF SHOW!

http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&eventId=5083975

www.mexicalilive.com

Saturday, July 19 8 pm $10 advance $12 door (until 10) Door 6pm

Nikki Armstrong & Whole Lotta Blues

Special Show: "Lady Sings The Blues" Featuring the music of Billie Holiday, Etta James, Bonnie Raitt, Janis Joplin and More! Reservations Recommended

Lucille’s/BB King Blues 237 West 42 St New York City

For tickets: http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=4053

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Sunday, July 20 3 pm to 9 pm $20 admission

Mamie Smith Headstone Project Fundraiser

Featuring Queen Esther, Michael Hill, Rob Paparozzi, Nikki Armstrong, Dave Fields, Robert Ross, spoken-word artist Mo Beasley, Cat Cosmai, Hot Monkey Love, Blues Ball,Wayne Livingston, Regina Bonelli, Michael Packer, Tad Schaefer, Frank Mirra, Jim Koeppel and some surprises.

Hosted by WFDU DJ and Singer Nikki Armstrong

AT Killmeyer's Old Bavaria Inn

4254 Arthur Kill Rd, Staten Island, New York 10309

http://www.killmeyers.com

Join in the effort to restore Mamie Smith’s unmarked grave – 68 years after her death -- and create a maintenance fund at the Frederick Douglass Memorial Park. To donate, please go to Indiegogo:http://igg.me/at/mamie3

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Friday, May 3 $15 Cover/ $12 min. 2 sets 8 & 10 pm

NIKKI ARMSTRONG Quintet **Special Show: " Lady Sings The Blues Part 2"**

Nikki Armstrong Presents Lady Sings the Blues Part II, featuring the music of Billie Holiday, Peggy Lee, Anita O'Day and Much More! With Mark Brandenburg on guitar, Bobby Nelson on the keys, Takashi Otsuka on bass and Jim Toscano on drums. Join us for this wonderful and bluesy musical journey through some of the best eras of the American Songbook in one of the best performance space in New Jersey! Great food.

[trumpetsjazz](http://www.trumpetsjazz.com/) 6 Depot Square, Montclair, NJ (973) 744-2600 Reservations Recommended

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Tuesday, May 6 8 pm No Cover

Big City Rhythm & Blues Magazine

Presents...Big City Pro Blues Jam at The Stanhope House

Hosted by Dave Fields with the Johnny Charles Trio.

Featuring Special Guest **NIKKI ARMSTRONG**[StanhopeHouse](https://www.stanhopehousenj.com/) 45 Main St. Stanhope, NJ

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Friday May 9 at 7 PM (music 9 to 12 am) No Cover

NIKKI ARMSTRONG & Whole Lotta Blues perform at

ARTIST CHERIE GRAMPP EXHIBIT

and Wine Tasting!

AMAZING GRAPES 23 Wanaque Ave. Pompton Lakes, New Jersey http://lmiweb2.com/ag2/

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Sunday, May 11 11 am to 2 pm

NIKKI ARMSTRONG W/ PETE LEVIN

Join us for a brunch buffet while listening to some of Hartford’s best live jazz music during our Mother’s Day Jazz Brunch with the Mel Nelson Trio with vocals by Nikki Armstrong! Seatings at 11 am and 12:30 pm. Afterwards, take a tour with a docent or explore the galleries on your own. $35, $25 Members. Purchase tickets online or call (860) 838-4076. Tickets include museum admission, jazz, brunch & complimentary Bloody Mary or Mimosa.

The Wadsworth http://www.thewadsworth.org/

660 Main St. Hartford CT.

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Friday, May 16 7 pm to 9 pm No Cover

Nikki Armstrong & Mark Brandenburg Duo

An evening of Blues, Jazz and more.

Inn at Millrace Pond

http://www.innatmillracepond.com/index.html

313 Hope Johnsonburg Rd

Hope, New Jersey 07844

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Saturday, May 17 8 pm $10 cover

**Special Show: " Lady Sings The Blues"**

**Featuring the music of Bessie Smith, Etta James, Bonnie Raitt, Janis Joplin and More!**

Nikki Armstrong & Whole Lotta Blues**

At Lucille’s/BB King Blues 237 West 42 St New York City For tickets: http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=3867

Reservations HIGHLY Recommended

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Saturday, May 24 8 pm to 12 am No Cover

Nikki Armstrong & Whole Lotta Blues

The River Club Nyack

http://www.nyackriverclub.net/

1 Burd Street

Nyack, NY 10960 845 358-0220

Saturday, July 5 8 pm $10 admission (until 10) Door 6pm

Nikki Armstrong & Whole Lotta Blues

Special Show: "Lady Sings The Blues" Featuring the music of Billie Holiday, Etta James, Bonnie Raitt, Janis Joplin and More! Reservations Recommended

Lucille’s/BB King Blues 237 West 42 St New York City

For tickets http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=4326

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Friday Nov. 7 at 8 pm $10/$12 at door

Nikki Armstrong's Lady Sings The Blues with Whole Lotta Blues

Featuring Jason Green, Bobby Nelson, Lee Marvin and Dave Moore. First set....Special Show: "Lady Sings The Blues" Featuring the music of Billie Holiday, Etta James, Bonnie Raitt, Janis Joplin and More! Reservations Recommended

Lucille’s/BB King Blues 237 West 42 St New York City

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Friday,Dec 5 7 pm to 1 am

The Robin's Nest Appreciation Gala

7pm Frank Mirra 8pm Blues Ball 9pm Universal Sound

10pm NIKKI ARMSTRONG

The Robin's Nest R&B club

3103 Tremley Point Rd Linden, New Jersey

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New Years EVE 2015 8pm to 1am

Nikki Armstrong Quartet

Novita Bistro & Lounge

25 New Street, Metuchen, NJ 08840

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Friday Jan 1 and 30 AND Februrary 20th 2015 8PM to 12PM $10 adv. $12 at door

Nikki Armstrong & Whole Lotta Blues

First set....Special Show: "Lady Sings The Blues" Featuring the music of Billie Holiday, Etta James, Bonnie Raitt, Janis Joplin and More! Reservations Recommended. Lucille’s/BB King Blues 237 West 42 St New York City

Thursday February 19 2015 8pm $20

Nikki Armstrong & Whole Lotta Blues w/ special guest Dave Fields!

at Webster Hall

Wednesday , March 11 6pm to Midnight $10

Nikki Armstrong's 'Blues in the Groove' on WFDU 89.1 hosts The 2015 WFDU FUND DRIVE EVENT at Ranchero Cantina. With special guest performances by WFDU's own Ed Alstrom, Jimy Bleu, Big Frank Mirra as well as Dave Fields, Mark Sganga Rob Paparozzi, John Tropea, Lee Finkelstein and Bobby Harden, Barry Hirschberg & Liz Hirschberg Andy Huenerberg. Dave Moore and special appearance by Uncle Floyd plus many more!!

Tickets at the door $10. Seating is limited. Reservations recommended for dinner or bar.

Ranchero Cantina

Sunday, April 5 2015 11 am. to 3 pm

Nikki Armstrong & Lou Pallo w/ Andy Huenerberg

Great Buffet Brunch Performance!

214 KINDERKAMACK RD. EMERSON NJ.

RANCHERO CANTINA

Wednesday, April 8 8pm to Midnight

Nikki Armstrong & Whole Lotta Blues

First set....Special Show: "Lady Sings The Blues" Featuring the music of Billie Holiday, Etta James, Bonnie Raitt, Janis Joplin and More! Reservations Recommended. Lucille’s/BB King Blues 237 West 42 St NYC http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=5378

AND.....

Tune in EVERY Wednesday from 1 to 3:45pm to "Blues in the Grooves" 89.1Fm WFDU Streaming live and archived at link name and on your mobile device! Playing blues, funk, soul AND MORE! INTERVIEWS/UPCOMING EVENT ANNOUNCEMENTS AND TICKET GIVEAWAYS! ENJOY!! www.wfdu.fm