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Chelsea Market Music presents the Judy Banker Trio

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Palmer Commons - Chelsea Farmers Market, 222 South Main Street, Chelsea, MI

The Judy Banker Trio (ft. David Roof & John Sperendi) will be playing outside under the tent for one of the first weekends of the summer Chelsea Farmers Market, June 4, 10:45-12:45. We're going to have fun at this one! Plan to pick up some fresh produce, eggs and other Farmers Market fare and join us for our set. No cover.

The After Hour with the Judy Banker Trio at the Grateful Crow

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The Grateful Crow, 420 North Main Street, Chelsea, MI

The JB Trio (featuring David Roof & John Sperendi) will be back at the Grateful Crow Wed. June 15 to perform for The After Hour series at 9pm, directly following the stellar bluegrass of our friends Thunderwude 7-9pm. Delicious food and drink, a warm, hospitable staff, and a great venue for live music. Come join us! No cover. Photo credit: Misty Lyn Bergeron

Ann Arbor Street Music presents the Judy Banker Trio

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downtown Ann Arbor, Destination Ann Arbor Stage, Ann Arbor, MI

I'll be joined by bandmates David Roof and John Sperendi for this new musical event developed by Matt Altruda to bring music to the streets of downtown Ann Arbor on Thursday evenings throughout the summer. We'll be performing downtown (designated spot TBA) Thursday 7-9pm. Can't wait. Ultimate casual summer evening outdoor gig!

Judy Banker Trio on the Manistee River

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Music on the Manistee, Fife Lake, MI

Private outdoor house concert on the banks of the Manistee River in northern Michigan with the Judy Banker Trio, Jay Stielstra, and Rochelle Clark sharing the evening. Happy to be returning to one of our favorite gigs.

South Lyon Concerts In The Park Presents the Judy Banker Band

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McHattie Park Gazebo , 300 Dorothy Street, South Lyon, MI

The Judy Banker Band returns to one of our favorite summertime gigs, the South Lyon Concerts In The Park series outside in the McHattie Park Gazebo. Bring a blanket or chairs and your favorite snacks and beverages and join us for the evening of music under the summer skies. Family friendly. No cover.

Judy Banker Band at Hollerfest 2022 on the Second Stage

Frog Holler Farm, Brooklyn, Michigan

We are so looking forward to the revival of Hollerfest, one of the finest outdoor weekend music festivals around. With 4 stages and over 60 bands performing the weekend of Aug 26-28, 2022. We're excited to bring a full band performance to the Second Stage at 3pm on Sunday Aug. 28. Can't wait!

40th Anniversary Revival of Jay Stielstra's North Country Opera

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Green River Schoolhouse, Mancelona, MI

I'm thrilled to be serving as Music Director for the 40th Anniversary Revival of my good friend, Michigan songwriting and playwright treasure, Jay Stielstra's beloved folk musical North Country Opera. We will open our northern Michigan performance tour Fri. Oct. 7 and Sat. Oct. 8 with performances at the iconic Green River Schoolhouse in Mancelona. We will have subsequent performances Wed. Oct. 12 at the Old Art Building in Leland, Fri. Oct. 14 on the stage at the Ludington Area Center for the Arts, and a finale performance at The Ark-Ann Arbor, Tues. Oct. 18. Ticketing will be online for the Green River Schoolhouse and through the websites of the other venues. Visit northcountryopera.org for updates on ticket sales. I'll be joined in the Buckhorn Bar Band by David Roof and John Sperendi.

40th Anniversary Revival of Jay Stielstra's North Country Opera

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Old Art Building , 111 South Main Street, Leland, MI

The Old Art Building will host our third performance of Jay Stielstra's North Country Opera, Wed. 10/12. We are pleased to celebrate the 40th anniversary of this beloved play along with the 100th anniversary of the Old Art Building. Tickets will go on sale through the Old Art Building website. Visit northcountryopera.org for further information. I am excited to be serving as music director for the play--and will be joined by David Roof and John Sperendi in our Buckhorn Bar Band.

TBA

40th Anniversary Revival of Jay Stielstra's North Country Opera

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The Ark, 316 S. Main Street, Ann Arbor, MI

Our finale performance of the 40th Anniversary Revival of Jay Stielstra's North Country Opera will be hosted by The Ark-Ann Arbor. David Roof and John Sperendi will be joining me in the Buckhorn Bar Band.

TBA

Shari Kane & Dave Steele and the Judy Banker Trio at Trinity House Theatre

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Trinity House Theatre, 38840 Six Mile Road, Livonia, MI

For the first time ever I get to team up with my lifelong friend, Blues queen Shari Kane, and her husband, renowned Bluesman Dave Steele, for an evening of music at the beautiful and intimate Trinity House Theatre, Sat. Oct. 29, 8:00 pm. We'll each be playing a set and may join each other on a few tunes. I'll have my bandmates Dave Roof & John Sperendi with me. Looking forward to this night at THT, blowing off the roof as we celebrate many years of friendship and music!

TBA

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  • Bob Lippert
    Bob Lippert Milford
    Hi Bob, I'm so excited that you have a video of my band's Hollerfest performance! That's awesome! If you could email me the links that would be great-----judithbanker@gmail.com. Many thanks!!! Judy

    Hi Bob,

    I'm so excited that you have a video of my band's Hollerfest performance! That's awesome!
    If you could email me the links that would be great-----judithbanker@gmail.com. Many thanks!!!

    Judy

  • Michael G Nastos
    Michael G Nastos Ann Arbor
    Hi Judy...Pulp has approved to write a profile on you...contact me at mnastos@emich.edu...734-395-3634 (text or voice mail) or messenger on facebook...will coordinate an upcoming public appearance...thank you...mgn

    Hi Judy...Pulp has approved to write a profile on you...contact me at mnastos@emich.edu...734-395-3634 (text or voice mail) or messenger on facebook...will coordinate an upcoming public appearance...thank you...mgn

  • Amy Pershing
    Amy Pershing Ann Arbor
    Beautiful music!!!! Congratulations, Judy!

    Beautiful music!!!! Congratulations, Judy!

  • Drew
    Drew MI
    Luv ya Judy!

    Luv ya Judy!

  • Roger Beukema
    Roger Beukema Davisburg MI
    Coul u send me your email? I heard you both at the Living Room and really enjoyed your songs. I'm looking for chord and words for a couple. I'm a struggling new guitar and she too. Thank for your hep. Dutchbeuk12@ Gmail.com

    Coul u send me your email? I heard you both at the Living Room and really enjoyed your songs. I'm looking for chord and words for a couple. I'm a struggling new guitar and she too. Thank for your hep. Dutchbeuk12@ Gmail.com