Our sleepy little town has become a Food Destination! Incredible! This year, the V-Tones are playing twice for the Food and Wine Festival. On Wednesday, March 4th, the Hot Tones version of the V-Tones will be playing traditional jazz at for the opening gala and ceremony.That's 7:30-10:30ish in the Baker Motor tent, Marion Square.
On Saturday, March 7th, The classic 'V-Tones of Charleston' quartet will be playing a more stringy, hot club set in the Music tent from 2:30-3:15pm. That's also in Marion Square. There'll be lots of other local bands as well. We hope to see y'all there!
That night (Saturday, March 7th), The Amazing Mittens (Noodle and Eden) are playing at the O'Hara and Flynn's wineshop on Meeting street. We'll be there from 8-11pm. This one is free!
The Hot Tones are a V-Tones spin-off band featuring some of the finest horn players in town! We'll be at Prohibition for the Wednesday night Swing dance, playing Traditional Jazz (aka "Dixieland"). Yes folks that's Wednesday, February 25th, and there's a free Swing Dance lesson by Stephen Duane at 7pm. Then we'll be playing live music from 8-11pm, I'm on the tenor banjo, with Fuller Condon on upright bass, Matt Sciarro on Clarinet, Stephen Berry on trumpet and Phil King on Trombone. Wowza!
Rollin' rollin' rollin'---Food Truck! Howdy Folks--please join a V-Tones trio at the Food Truck Rodeo on Saturday, February 21st. They'll have other bands in addition to our little team, and we'll play at 2pm---plus, Food Trucks! Yeedawgie! It'll be a happenin' somewhere around 1600 Meeting street. Support your local business and your local community jugband. We'll be having fun and so will you IF you're at the Food Truck Rodeo!
The V-Tones of Charleston
Swing Dance at Prohibition
Wed. Feb. 11th
dance lesson 7pm
live music 8-11pm
free (including the lesson)
This version of the V-Tones is the classic quartet! We'll be doing what we do--making the dance floor bop up and down--while you do what you do which is swinging and getting down! The good people at Prohibition clear out the dining room for a dance floor on Wednesdays and Sundays, so come on a join the merry throng. There are dancers standing by, so you don't need a partner, and you don't need to be an expert---everyone is sincerely most welcome! Come early for the free lesson. We hope to see you there.
The V-Tones of Charleston
Thursday, Feb. 12th
The exploratory investigation league will send out a trio to play at the is new venue (new to us at least). It's bound to be a good time, and it's check out the time-frame, all you earlybirds! Jazz, pre-war Blues, Swing music, Hot Club, Jugband, retrophilic rave up fun--that's what we do! We'd love to see some familiar faces out here in the new territory.
The lovely and talented Mrs. Eden Fonivelle and I will be performing as The Amazing Mittens this year at the cozy downtown spot, O'Hara and Flynn's for Valentine's Day. If you haven't been, you've just got to go--it's wonderful. It's on Meeting street (down here in Charleston, SC) and we play from 8-11pm. There's no cover, so you can spend your romance moola on a bottle of wine and some delicious food stuffs! It's a great place to hang either before or after dinner, too. We'd love to see y'all there.
Even More Videos!
Wednesday, June 28th, The V-Tones of Charleston with the Swamp Gypsies, Joy Pilots at the Music Farm Farmers' Market, //
Thursday, June 29th, The Amazing Mittens at Bar Normandy, 7-9pm, free (eat some food!)//
Saturday, July 1st, Noodle and friends at the Johns Island Farmers' Market, 9am-1pm, free//
Friday, July 7th, The Amazing Mittens at Bishop Gadsden birthday celebration, 3;30-4:30pm, private//
Saturday, July 8th, Wedding at the Confederate House with the V-Tones of Charleston, 7-10pm, private//
Tuesday, July 11th, The V-Tones at the Mount Pleasant farmers' market, 3:30-7pm, free show//
Saturday, July 29th, V-Tones trio, private show at Senior Citizens' center (thanks Nancy!) 2-3pm//
Saturday, August 19th, V-Tones quartet at birthday party, 5-8pm, Hanahan, private//
Saturday, September 30th, 50th! Anniversary Party, V-Tones, 4-8pm, private//
Saturday, December 9th, The Amazing Mittens at Jingles and Jammies, bruch party, private//
Sunday, December 10th, The V-Tones 13th Annual Holiday Extravaganza, at the Main Branch of the Charleston County Public Library, 3pm, free//
Saturday, December 16th, Holiday Band for private Christmas party, pm//