"Hodge.... has a wide range and a lot of ideas. She will follow a melody, break into a scat improv, experiment with phrasing, tone, even breathing... " - Queue Magazine, Vancouver Sun
ONGOING EVENTS with Cheryl:
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GIG SCHEDULE, 2016
Every Saturday, 4-7pm
Cheryl hosts SINGER'S SATURDAY, with special guests
November 17, 2016, Hollywood Music In Media Awards Cheryl is nominated for Best Jazz Song, 2016 for her song, "Senegal"
Nov. 13th, 2016 (Sunday), 7-9pm (doors open @ 6pm)
Cheryl plays special solo performance
OROVILLE, CA. - PURPLE LINE WINERY
Nov. 15th (Tuesday), 8-10pm
Songwriters At Sunset
Schooner At Sunset in Sunset Beach, CA
November 19, 2016 (Saturday), 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Dance / Concert at the Leopold Ballroom
1224 Cornwall Avenue, Bellingham
December 2, 2016 (Friday), 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Holiday Concert at the First Baptist Church
110 Flora Street, Bellingham
Sun. July 17th, 5-9pm
LIVING OFF THE GRID CD Project
("Adventures on an Imperiled Planet")
(Spaghetti Feed, Blind Auction, Jam Session, Raffle)
Fireside Martini & Wine Bar, Bellingham, WA
Thurs., July 28th, 6-8pm
Elizabeth Park (Concert in the Park Series), Bellingham, WA
Cheryl Sings w/the BELLINGHAM SWING CONNECTION BIG BAND
Sun., July 31st, 2-4pm
VILLAGE GREEN, Fairhaven (Bellingham), WA
Cheryl Sings w/the
BELLINGHAM SWING CONNECTION BIG BAND
Thurs., Aug. 11th, 4:30-7pm
SWING CONNECTION w/Cheryl
75th Anniversary of the
BELLINGHAM ART (Whatcom) Museum, WA
Outdoor space of Light Catcher Building @ Museum
August 27, 2016 (Saturday), 12 - 5 pm
BIG BAND BASH / FESTIVAL
SWING CONNECTION (w/Cheryl)
& TWO OTHER NORTHWEST BIG BANDS!!!
VILLAGE GREEN, FAIRHAVEN
1207 Harris Avenue, Bellingham, WA
August 28, 2016 (Sunday), 2 - 4 pm
SUMMER OUTDOOR CONCERT
SWING CONNECTION w/Cheryl
VILLAGE GREEN, FAIRHAVEN
1207 Harris Avenue, Bellingham, WA
GIG SCHEDULE, 2015
At Fireside Martini Bar, Bellingham, WA
2nd & 4th Saturdays of each month for "Singer's Saturdays"
Feb. 27th (Fri.), MOSCOW, IDAHO (All Day) Lionel Hampton Jazz Fest! Clinician/Adjudication Day
April 3rd (Fri.), OROVILLE, CA Event at the Purple Vine Winery
April 4th (Sat.), OROVILLE, CA Top ten jazz performer Cheryl Hodge plays her old home town! At the STATE THEATRE in Oroville, Calif.
Saturday, AUG 8th, 4:30 - 6pm
ANACORTES ARTS FEST, Anacortes, WA
CHERYL HODGE Quartet
Sunday, AUG 30th, 2-4pm
Cheryl Hodge sings with the BELLINGHAM SWING CONNECTION Big Band!
Big Band -Fairhaven Green, Bellingham, Wa 98225
Monday, SEPT. 7th, 7-9pm (Doors Open at 6:30pm)
LECTURE & BOOK RELEASE Alzheimer's, Dementia & the Healing Power Of Music Center For Spiritual Living, 2224 Yew Street Rd., Bellingham 98229
Sat., Sept19th, 7-9pm
Debut: CHERYL HODGE with J.P. FALCON
At PASO DEL NORTE Lounge in Blaine, WA
Sat., Sept. 25th, 2-5; enter by donation
Bellingham Swing Connection, w/Cheryl Hodge on vocals Leopold Ballroom, Bellingham, WA
Thurs., OCT. 1st, 7-Midnight
WILFs Restaurant, Portland, OR
The CHERYL HODGE Trio
PREVIOUS ENGAGMENTS (2014)
March 30th (Sun.), BELLINGHAM, WA. 8:00 - 11:30pm The BLUES SUMMIT at The Majestic, The CHERYL HODGE Blues Band (featured group of the evening).
April 25th (Thurs.) JANSEN ART CENTER, Lynden, WA 5:30-7:30pm An evening with Cheryl Hodge, Firehall Cafe
MAY THURSDAYS! 8, 15, 22, 19, Bellingham, WA, 7-10pm, The STAR CLUB, 311 E. Holly St.; Cheryl plays solo jazz/blues
May 3rd (Sat.) BELLINGHAM, WA 7-9pm, Benefit for the Boys and Girls Club at Unitarian Fellowship; featuring "Farmer's Daughter", Shauna Rae Samograd and the lovely Sharon Mayson
May 10th (Sun.) BELLINGHAM, Wa Zuanich Park, noon performance with the BELLINGHAM SWING CONNECTION Orchestra
May 17th (Sat.) BELLINGHAM, Wa, Benefit - fundraiser for construction of new addition (Center for Spiritual Living), 7-9pm
June 13th (Fri.) PORTLAND, OR.: WILFS RESTAURANT CD RELEASE PARTY! Celebrate Cheryl's latest release with jazz allstars: guitar great JOHN STOWELL, bassist DAVE CAPTEIN, drummer CHARLIE DOGGETT and CHERYL HODGE on keys & vocals! 7:30pm-midnight
June 22nd (Sun.), BELLINGHAM, WA. - FAIRHAVEN PUB "Home Turf" CD RELEASE PARTY, with Cheryl, guitarists JOHN STOWELL, CLIFF MADDIX; bassist DYLAN HODGE and drummer CARY STEVENS
July 6th (Sun.), BELLINGHAM, Wa., 2-4pm, Fairhaven Village Green, Cheryl performs with The SALTWATER OCTET
July 13th (Sun.) CHICAGO, ILL. The ELBO ROOM An intimate night of solo jazz & blues with Cheryl at the piano and mic at one of Chicago's finest clubs!
Aug. 3rd (Sun.) ERIE, PA; 2pm Erie Art Museum JAZZ & BLUES FESTIVAL; Cheryl performs with jazz greats Frank Singer and Joe Dorris!
Aug. 9th (Sat.) DALLES, OR. MARYHILL WINERY, from 1-5pm - summer fun on a lazy afternoon with CHERYL HODGE in a live concert at one of the finest most famous wineries in the Northwest!
Past Gigs, 2014:
Jan. 25th, 2014 (Sat.), BELLINGHAM, WA. VINOSTROLOGY, 7:00-9:00 pm Jazz & Blues at Bellingham's best new winebar!
Feb. 16th (Sun.) IVORIES JAZZ LOUNGE & REST. (1435 NW Flanders) Cheryl performs in "The NONSENSE Suite" featuring Lynn Darroch as narrator, and guitar great Christopher Woitach!
Feb. 21st (Fri.) LIONEL HAMPTON FEST, Moscow, Idaho Performing Adjudicator/Clinician
Feb. 27th (Thurs.) JANSEN ART CENTER, Lynden, WA 5:30-7:30pm An evening with Cheryl Hodge, Firehall Cafe Venue
March 8th (Sat.), Whatcom Museum, BELLINGHAM, WA. 6:30-8:30pm Jazz Celebration VI: Women In Jazz Concert w/ROBERT STORMS (Cheryl is the final featured performer).
March 13th (Thurs.), WOODINVILLE, WA. 6:30-8:30pm Columbia Winery, Tasting Event, Members only
March 22nd (Sat.), BELLINGHAM, WA. 7:00-9:00pm VINOSTROLOGY, 120 West Holly St.
Past Gigs, 2014:
Nov. 21st, 2013 (Thurs.), HOLLYWOOD, CA; Fonda Theater Received award for Best Jazz Song, 2013 at the Hollywood Music In Media Awards for "Tree People"
Dec. 5th, 2013 (Thurs.), LYNDEN, WA. The Janzen Art Center 5:30-7:30 pm, back by popular demand!
Dec. 14th, 2013 (Sat.), PORTLAND, OR. IVORIES JAZZ LOUNGE & REST. (1435 NW Flanders): 8:00-11pm, $10. Cheryl performs with her QUARTET, featuring JOHN STOWELL on guitar!!
Jan. 9th, 2014 (Thurs.) LYNDEN, WA. The Janzen Art Center 5:30-7:30 pm, intimate solo evening - big fun at the great Firehall cafe!
Feb. 21-23rd. 2014 (Fri., Sat., Sun.) MOSCOW, ID The Lionel Hampton Jazz Fest (Clinician/Adjudicator)
Earlier gigs in 2013 were:
February 7, 2013, VANCOUVER, B.C., Canada, 7pm The JAZZ CELLAR! Featuring CHERYL HODGE (piano/vocals), RENE WORST (bass), BUFF ALLEN (drums) $10. cover http://cellarjazz.com
February 18, PORTLAND, OR, 8-11 pm, $12. PORTLAND JAZZ FEST EVENT at IVORIES (1435 NW Flanders): PDX Jazz Fest features the Cheryl Hodge Trio with jazz greats, bassist DAVE CAPTEIN & drummer MIKE SNYDER, with special guest appearance from young bass virtuoso, Dylan Hodge.
February 22nd, LIONEL HAMPTON JAZZ FEST, Moscow, Idaho; Friday, Performing Evaluation Clinician, High School Vocal - exciting event! This is the largest educational fest in the U.S.!
March 24th-28th, Kiwanis Music Fest, KELOWNA, BC: Cheryl is a guest judge, clinician and adjudicator at the festival. Creekside Theatre. http://kelownakiwanisfestival.com/events.aspx
April 27th, PORTLAND, OR, 8-11 pm, $10. @ IVORIES (1435 NW Flanders): The CHERYL HODGE Quartet, featuring guitar legend, JOHN STOWELL! Don't miss this one, if you're in the area!
JUNE 7th (Fri.) EUGENE, OR. 8-11pm; $5. ($4. members) Artwalk concert at The JAZZ STATION, featuring The CHERYL HODGE Trio, with jazz guitar great MICHAEL DENNY and 17 yr. old bass wonder, DYLAN HODGE. All ages!
JUNE 8th (Sat.) EUGENE, OR. 1-3pm Vocal Scat Workshop with Cheryl at THE JAZZ STATION focusses on fun, while exploring jazz harmony, scales and trading fours. Sight reading skills not required (but a "plus"). Bring a song you'd like to work on with you, if possible.
JUNE 22nd (Sat.) WOODINVILLE, WA. 7-10pm CHERYL HODGE & Son with Cheryl at THE COLUMBIA WINERY Spend a delightful evening with this great duo, on one of the most beautiful, romantic terraces in the world; tasting some of the best wine you will ever have the pleasure of passing your lips.
June 28th (Fri.), EDISON, WA. 8-10pm; no cover
Cheryl plays solo piano at one of her favourite local hangs, The OLD EDISON. This is one of the few venues, where she lets her hair down playing originals AND old favorites, like Billy Joel, Joni Mitchell, Doors, Laura Nyro, and Steely Dan tunes.
July 25th (Thurs.), PORTLAND, OR. 7:30-10:30pm, $8.
IVORIES JAZZ LOUNGE & REST. (1435 NW Flanders):
Cheryl performs with Piano Great, TOM GRANT. Tom has played with many of the most famous jazz musicians/singers of our time, including Portland great, Nancy King. This will be a truly memorable evening - Cheryl has 1st half of evening w/Tom! Second half of eve features Tom w/vocalist, Robert Moore.
Aug. 23rd (Fri.), PORTLAND, OR. 8:00-11pm, $10. IVORIES JAZZ LOUNGE & REST. (1435 NW Flanders): Cheryl performs with her QUARTET! (Early set is piano great Jim Templeton; no cover 6-7:30) RESERVATIONS - 503.241.6514
Past gigs: July thru Dec. 31, 2012
July 27, Fri. Woodinville, WA. Join Cheryl Hodge and son (Dylan Hodge) on bass for an early evening of jazz, blues and R&B in the heart of the Washington Vineyards! At The Fireside Cellars - Willows Lodge. 5:30 - 8:30 pm... So fun!
August 10th, Fri., Bellingham, WA - Join Cheryl along with guitar great, Brian Cunningham at the fabulous Boundary Bay Brewery Fish Fry, 6 -8 p.m.
August 12th, Sun., Bellingham, WA - Join the Cheryl Hodge Trio from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the HOTEL BELLWETHER. Burnin' Jazz & Blues!
August 31st, Fri. Peshastin, WA - Icicie Ridge Winery - Solo Concert! 6:30-8:30
Sept. 1st, Sat. Leavenworth, WA - Kestral Tasting Room, 2-5 pm Hodge Duo; Cheryl & Dylan Hodge (mother & son)!
Sept. 15th, Sat., PORTLAND, OR - Join Cheryl with her quartet, featuring the amazing JOHN STOWELL on guitar! This is at one of the greatest jazz clubs/restaurants on the planet: The IVORIES, 8-11 p.m.
Sept. 27th, Thurs., LaConner, WA - SEEDS BISTRO! with Cheryl & sax great, JOSH COOK!
Sept. 30th, Sun. Bellingham, WA - BELLWETHER Hotel 4-7- Hodge Trio Jazz
Oct. 20th, Sat., Leavenworth, WA, 2-5 pm ICICLE WINERY FALL Fest featuring the Cheryl & Dylan Hodge Duo (mother & son!)
Oct. 21st, Sun. Bellingham, WA - BELLWETHER Hotel 4-7- Hodge Trio Jazz
Nov. 23rd, Fri. Anacortes, WA, 9 p.m. THE ROCKFISH GRILL Join Cheryl Hodge, with the great Josh Cook on sax, Jud Sherwood on drums and Tom Anastascio on bass for an evening of jazz, blues and R&B in this quaint, beautiful Washington town! No cover!
Nov. 24th, Sat. Portland, OR, THE IVORIES JAZZ Lounge & Restaurant 8-11 pm Join Cheryl and her trio at the hottest jazz club in Portland! $10. cover. Featuring Mike Snyder on drums, and the young lion, Dylan Hodge on bass!
Dec. 2nd, Sun. Bellingham, WA 2-4 pm, Cheryl, WILLOW TREE VINEYARD
Dec. 7th, Fri. Bellingham, WA 6:30-9 ART WALK Mad Men Party!, with the Cheryl Hodge Trio (featuring Jud Sherwood on drums, Dylan Hodge on bass) at the SANDALWOOD Salon, 114 W. Magnolia, Suite 103
Dec. 28th, Sat. Portland, OR, THE IVORIES JAZZ Lounge & Restaurant 8-11 pm Join Cheryl and her quartet, featuring JOHN STOWELL on guitar, at the greatest jazz club on the planet!! $10. cover. Featuring groovemeister, Charlie Doggett on drums, and the amazing Dave Captein on bass!
Dec. 31st, Mon. Bellingham, WA New Year's Gig, Parkway Chateau (PRIVATE)
Older events... From May 2012, and earlier
*May 11th, Fri., Anacortes, Wash. The Cheryl Hodge Quartet at the celebrated Rockfish Grill! Don't miss this amazing night of great food and partying!! Lively blues & Jazz featuring Hollywood Music In Media Best Song nominee, 2010 & 2011, Cheryl Hodge.
June 2nd (Sat.): Appearing at "WOW" Benefit for the Amadeus Project. and the Bellingham Singers. Located at Amadeus Project on Cornwall St., Bellingham
June 8th (Fri.), Bellingham, Wa. BOUNDARY BAY FISH FRY with Cheryl Hodge and guitar phenom Cliff Maddix (duo), 6-8 p.m.
*June 9 (Sat., 8 -11:30 p.m.) Portland, Or. The Cheryl Hodge Quartet plays The IVORIES, featuring guitarist Cliff Maddix, Dave Captein on bass and Charlie Doggett on drums. A KILLER BAND!
*June 10 (Sun., 4:30 - 7:30 p.m.) Portland, Or. The Cheryl Hodge Quartet plays the ALL AGES Jazz Show; featuring Cheryl's son, 16 yr. old jazz basssist, Dylan Hodge, along with drummer Charles Neai and guitar great, Cliff Maddix!
*June 11 (Mon., 8 - 10 p.m.) Bellingham, Wa. at THE WILD BUFFALO! The Cheryl Hodge R&B Revue features guitarist Cliff Maddix, Drummer Jud Sherwood and Bassist Tom Anastascio
June 20 (Wed., 7 - 9 p.m.) Bellingham, Wa. Guitar legend John Stowell joins Cheryl Hodge for an improv clinic at the BAAY Theatre in Bellingham.
March 17th, Saturday, Blaine, Wash.: Looking for something to do on St. Paddy's Day? Try March 17th at the Semiyahmoo Resort, featuring The Cheryl Hodge Trio, featuring Jud Sherwood on drums and Tom Anastascio on bass (9-midnight!) Bring your dancing shoes!
March 6 (Tues.) 7 - 10 p.m. at the BLUE HORSE GALLERY (Bellingham, WA). Cheryl will feature a special night of local jazz & blues celebrities, along with celebrated guitarist Cliff Maddix; bass wonder Tom Anastascio, and lively Jud Sherwood on drums, with Ms. Hodge on vocals & keys.
*March 1,2,3 (Thurs./Fri./Sat.) - PORTLAND, OR. at the amazing new HOT SPOT in Portland, The IVORIES jazz club!! Thur. night: Cheryl teams up with piano great Jim Templeton in an evening of great fun as they stroll thru the greatest jazz gems! FRI. night: Cheryl joins the amazing "BEST FRIENDS Jazz Trio", as they stroll thru the great group jazz favorites (like Lambert, Hendricks & Ross; and the Hi-Los)! SAT. NIGHT - The wonderful HODGE QUARTET features visiting jazz & blues GREAT, guitarist CLIFF MADDIX, along with the amazing rhythm section of Kevin Deitz on bass & Charles Neal on drums ($10. cover; 8:30 - Midnight!)
EVERY SUNDAY IN MARCH (7-10 p.m., Bellingham, Wash.)The Boundary Bay Brewery kicks off a new night of entertainment: you'll be able to spend your early eves revelling with sassy & lively Hodge duets; featuring March 4th Guitar Great, Cliff Maddix;the harmonica genius of RICK BAUNACH (March 11th); saxophone great, JOSH COOK (March 18th); and on March 25th Hodge teams up with celebrated guitarist, BRIAN CUNNINGHAM!
Feb. 23rd (Thurs.; 5-7 p.m., Bellingham, Wa.) Join Cheryl in regalling her favourite jazz & blues at the Hotel Bellwether in Bellingham, Wash.
Feb.9th (Thurs., Surrey, BC) Envision Jazz Fest (all day adjudication; clinics) This is the largest educational jazz fest in Canada!
Oct. 16, 2011 (Sun.) 7 p.m.-10 JAZZ CELLAR in Vancouver, B.C. CHERYL HODGE, RENE WORST (on BASS) and friends!
Sept. 30th, 2011 (Fri.) The CHERYL HODGE/KIM RUSHING DUO at Egan's Ballard Jam House, Seattle, Wa. (Ballard District) 9 - 10:30 $10. Cover
Sept. 29th, 2011 (Thurs.) Cheryl Hodge in solo concert at SKYLARKS in Bellingham, Wa. 8 - 10 No cover!
Sept. 22nd, 2011 (Thurs.) Piano Jazz at the Bellwether Hotel, Bellingham, Wa., 5-7 p.m.
Sept. 17, 2011 (Sat.) - Cheryl Hodge is the Featured Artist, Jazz Songstress Series, featuring The Cheryl Hodge Trio, Loomis Hall, Bellingham, Wash. 7 p.m. ($25.)
Sept. 8, 2011 (Thurs.) Piano Jazz (spicy!) at the Bellwether Hotel, Bellingham, Wa., 5-7 No cover.
Aug. 6, 2011 (Sat.) - Portland, Or. - WILFS Share an exciting night w/The CHERYL HODGE Trio, featuring Dave Captein on bass & Ron Steen on drums, Show goes from 8 - midnight. $10. cover Reservations: 503.223.0070 Address: 800 NW 6th Avenue at Union Station
July 12, 2011 (Tues.), JAZZ at THE BOUNDARY - Cheryl w/Jud Sherwood Quartet featuring Christopher Woitach on guitar & Cher on piano/vox, Bellingham, Wash.
June 23, 2011 (Thurs.) - "Cher's Big Send-off Party", features a hostof GREATS, and one giant jamm session (jamm w/band by invitation, only - thanks!), Spirit Bar, Nelson, B.C., 9 p.m.
May 10, 2011 (Tues.), JAZZ at THE BOUNDARY - Cheryl w/Jud Sherwood Quartet, Bellingham, Wash.
April 7, 2011 (Thurs.), CD RELEASE PARTY for "ROOTS DON'T LIE" at THE ROYAL on Baker, in Nelson, B.C.
Jan. 18, 2011 (TUES.), IN CONCERT w/ Drummer Great, PAT MASTELOTTO, Mary Hall, Nelson, B.C.
Dec. 31, 2010 (New Years), IDGIES, Rossland, B.C.
August 5, 2010 (Thurs.), The Jazz Cellar, Vancouver, B.C.
The Cheryl Hodge Trio, with Cliff Maddix (guit.) and Rene Worst (bass) - 2 sets: 8:30/10:15 p.m. - $10. cover.
August 4, 2010 (Wed.), THE LUCID, Seattle, WA
CHERYL HODGE & CLIFF MADDIX - 8:30 - 11:30 - No cover!
August 4, 2010 (Wed.), Afternoon Vocal Clinic at The LUCID, Seattle, WA. Sing with Cheryl as she gives out juicy tidbits on how to sing & interpret jazz songs: 2 - 4 clinic - $20. each Email Cheryl thru this website to reserve a spot!
August 4, 2010 (Wed.), Noon Guitar Clinic at The LUCID, Seattle, WA. Guitar great, Cliff Maddix gives out important info on how to work modal playing into tunes: Noon - 2 p.m. clinic - $20. each Email Cheryl thru this website to reserve a spot!
August 1, 2010 (Sun.), KASLO JAZZ FEST - Kaslo, B.C.
Cheryl Hodge Quartet (featuring guitarist Cliff Maddix, bassist Mark Spielman, and drummer Steve Parish), Noon set
July 30, 2010 (Fri.), Brasserie Montmartre, Portland, Or.
Jazz Duo Cheryl Hodge and Dave Captein (bass) - 9 pm - 1 am.
July 28, 2010 (Wed.), Wilf's, Portland, Or.
The Cheryl Hodge Trio, featuring Ron Steen on drums & Scott Steed on bass- 7:30 - 10:30 - $7. cover
July 27, 2010 (Tues.) Jazz at the BOUNDARY, Bellingham, Wash.
Hodge Quintet (w/Jennifer Scott, vox/keys.; John Stowell, guit., Rene Worst, bass, & Jud Sherwood on drums)
July 26, 2010 (Mon.) Bellinham, Wash. Jazz/Improv/Comp Clinic with Cheryl Hodge and guitar great, John Stowell,1-3 p.m., Bellingham, Wash. (413 Morey Avenue), presented by the Jazz Project - $20. for 2 hour clinic. Reserve seating by emailing Cheryl at Facebook July 25, 2010 (Sun.), "ART OF JAZZ", Bellingham, Wash.
The Cheryl Hodge Quartet, in Concert (featuring John Stowell, guit., Larry Holloway on Bass, Jud Sherwood on drums). 1209 Cornwall Avenue. For more info, visit: http://www.jazzproject.org/
July 24, 2010 (Sat.), EGAN'S BALLARD JAMM HOUSE, Seattle, Wash.
Cheryl in solo concert in one of the best Seattle hotspots! 7- 8:30 p.m.