The Top Hat is happy welcome jazz-blues band Blue Moon for a FREE concert on April 25, 2018.
Blue Moon is a smooth jazz, blues and funk combo featuring original tunes from lead singer and bass player Mary Place. Mary is a well known in Missoula, having performed for 12 years with The Moonlighters, the house band at the Union Club. Mikel Greathouse (guitar), grew up in Sacramento surrounded by the jazz scene and learned to play from local celebrities such as ragtime piano player, Sugar Willy, and jazz pianist, Bob Ringwald. Andrew Huppert (drums/vocals) has been drumming since age 5 and toured nationally and internationally with the Serendipity Singers in the mid-80’s before moving to Missoula in 2003. Patrick Montgomery (saxophone), manages the music scene at The Loft and is a true journeyman musician, having played with multiple bands throughout Missoula. Blue Moon features a mature, eclectic sound and is quickly becoming known as one of Missoula’s hippest new bands.