UPCOMING SHOWS

Barbes

03.27.17 |7pm-9pm

Brooklyn, NY US

NOT the Brain Cloud this week! Dennis leads a small combo, other musicians TBA.

MONA'S HOT FOUR @ Mona's

03.28.17 |11pm until LATE

New York, NY US

***EVERY TUESDAY*** Hot jazz a la '20s and '30s... Usually with Gordon Webster (piano), Nick Russo (banjo/guitar), Jared Engel (bass), and Dennis Lichtman (clarinet).

Redwood Coast Music Festival

03.31.17 to 04.02.17

Eureka, CA, US

MONA'S HOT FOUR @ Mona's

04.04.17 |11pm until LATE

New York, NY US

I'll be away this week... sub horn player TBA.
***EVERY TUESDAY*** Hot jazz a la '20s and '30s... Usually with Gordon Webster (piano), Nick Russo (banjo/guitar), Jared Engel (bass), and Dennis Lichtman (clarinet).

Shotgun Jazz Band @ Crescent City Swing

04.06.17 |8:30pm

New Orleans, LA US

I'll be a guest with Shotgun on clarinet... love these guys. Pre-party for Fleur de Lindy.

Meschiya Lake @ French Quarter Fest

04.07.17 |12:30pm

New Orleans, LA US

I'll be on clarinet & fiddle with the indescribably badass vocalist Meschiya Lake & the Little Big Horns.

Russell Welch @ 3 Muses Uptown

04.08.17 |8pm

New Orleans, LA US

I'll be on guitar & violin with the Mississippi Gypsy himself, Russell Welch.

Charlie Halloran @ French Quarter Fest

04.09.17 |2:30pm

New Orleans, LA US

Charlie's the busiest trombone man in New Orleans - his band is trad AF. I'll be on clarinet for this set.

MONA'S HOT FOUR @ Mona's

04.11.17 |11pm until LATE

New York, NY US

***EVERY TUESDAY*** Hot jazz a la '20s and '30s... Usually with Gordon Webster (piano), Nick Russo (banjo/guitar), Jared Engel (bass), and Dennis Lichtman (clarinet).

THE BRAIN CLOUD @ Barbes

04.17.17 |7pm-9pm

Brooklyn, NY US

The Brain Cloud every Monday at Barbes in Park Slope, Brooklyn.

BRAIN CLOUD ALBUM RELEASE @ Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2

04.21.17 |9:30pm

New York, NY US

"Live at Barbes" album release show!
$10, starts at 9:30 sharp!

BRAIN CLOUD ALBUM RELEASE @ Barbes

04.23.17 |9pm-midnight

Brooklyn, NY US

9pm-midnight, two long sets, $15 gets you in all night


PAST SHOWS

w/ Ghost Train Orchestra @ Winter Jazz Fest

01.07.17 |9pm

New York, US

w/ Glenn Crytzer's Charlie Christian tribute @ NY Winter Jazz Fest

01.07.17 |11:40pm

New York, NY US

w/ Eddie Barbash @ Winter Jazz Fest

01.06.17 |7:40pm

New York, NY US

RECORDING the QUEENSBORO 6

10.24.16 to 10.25.16

Queens, NY US

Look out for more info on this album as it comes together!

THE BRAIN CLOUD - Jalopy Theater 10th Anniversary

09.16.16

Brooklyn, NY US

Our favorite concert venue in NYC, which has become THE hub of acoustic roots music in NYC, is turning 10!!! We get to headline opening night of the festivities.

w/ Matt Munisteri @ Moab Music Fest

09.06.16 to 09.10.16

Moab, UT US

Ghost Train Orchestra @ Chicago Jazz Festival

09.02.16 |3pm

Chicago, IL US

Europe w/ Meschiya Lake

05.01.16 to 05.18.16

US

Ireland, Netherlands, Germany

w/ Meschiya Lake @ JazzFest

04.28.16

New Orleans, LA US

DENNIS LICHTMAN'S QUEENSBORO 6 @ Queens Jazz Fest

04.16.16 |6pm-7pm

Queens, NY US

All-night festival at Flushing Town Hall!

Pacific Northwest tour w/ Greg Ruby's Rhythm Runners

03.23.16 to 03.30.16

Seattle and vicinity, WA US

Click below for the full tour calendar.

THE BRAIN CLOUD @ Winter's Eve at Lincoln Square

11.30.15 |6pm-9pm

New York, NY US

Alternating sets with Cynthia Sayer (Cynthia starts at 6pm, our first set is at 6:45)

Cultural exchange tour of CHINA

11.01.15 to 11.22.15

CN

with CYNTHIA SAYER'S JOYRIDE BAND.
Xi'an, Hangzhou, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Xiamen, Beijing

NYC Banjo Bash @ City Winery

10.11.15 |2pm-4pm

New York, NY US

I'll be playing clarinet & fiddle with Cynthia Sayer and mandolin & fiddle with Kristin Scott Benson. Bruce Molsky is also on the bill!

MONA'S HOT FOUR @ Mona's

09.27.15 |11pm until LATE

New York, NY US

***EVERY TUESDAY*** Hot jazz a la '20s and '30s... Usually with Gordon Webster (piano), Nick Russo (banjo/guitar), Jared Engel (bass), and Dennis Lichtman (clarinet).

THE BRAIN CLOUD @ Princeton JazzFeast

09.20.15 |5pm

Princeton, NJ US

8-piece Brain Cloud with expanded horn section!

MONA'S HOT FOUR @ Central Jersey Jazz Festival

09.18.15 |7pm

Flemington, NJ US

LOUIS ARMSTRONG HOUSE

08.29.15

Queens, NY US

"Queens Jazz: A Living Tradition" - a concert funded by a grant from the Queens Council on the Arts, featuring the Dennis Lichtman Sextet celebrating jazz music from the borough of Queens in the 1920's and 1930's plus original compositions.

GHOST TRAIN ORCHESTRA @ Celebrate Brooklyn

07.17.15

Brooklyn, NY US

Prospect Park Bandshell - free show

DENNIS @ 3rd Annual NY Hot Jazz Festival

05.03.15

New York, US

Dennis will be playing with several bands - see festival website for full schedule.

THE BRAIN CLOUD - Live recording @ Barbes!!!

12.15.14 |7pm-9pm

Brooklyn, NY US

Brain Cloud every Monday at Barbes in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Tonight we'll be recording for posterity, and possibly a live album - come be part of it!

GUEST ARTIST - October Jazz Workshop

10.16.14 to 10.19.14

Denver, CO

Dennis will be leading workshops and performing with Denver youth groups all weekend.

THE BRAIN CLOUD @ Madison Square Park - Studio Series

10.04.14 |3pm

New York, NY

Free, open to the public! Opening for Dom Flemons (from the Carolina Chocolate Drops)

Pokey LaFarge's CENTRAL TIME TOUR

09.19.14 to 09.24.14

Chicago, Stoughton, Minneapolis, Iowa City, Columbia, Midwest USA

Dennis will join Pokey's band for the last segment of the Central Time Tour on clarinet and fiddle.

RHYTHM RUNNERS @ Pacific Northwest tour

09.10.14 to 09.17.14

Portland, Olympia, Seattle, Whidbey Island, WA

Dennis - clarinet & fiddle, Greg Ruby - guitar, Charlie Halloran - trombone, Cassidy Holden - bass, Gordon Au - trumpet

POKEY LAFARGE Europe tour

07.30.14 to 08.09.14

UK, France, Netherlands, Germany

POKEY LAFARGE @ Newport Folk Festival

07.26.14

Newport, RI

THE BRAIN CLOUD @ Ottawa Jazz Festival

06.29.14 |2pm

Ottawa, Canada

THE BRAIN CLOUD @ Ottawa Jazz Festival

06.28.14 |2pm

Ottawa, Canada

THE BRAIN CLOUD @ Rochester Jazz Festival

06.26.14 |6pm and 10pm

Rochester, NY

THE BRAIN CLOUD @ Rochester Jazz Festival

06.25.14 |6pm and 10pm

Rochester, NY

MONA'S HOT FOUR @ Symphony Space

04.21.14 |7:15pm

New York, NY

The Sidney Bechet Society hosted by Dan Levinson & the "young guns" of the NYC classic jazz scene - Dennis & Mona's Hot Four will be featured.

MONA'S HOT FIVE @ Good Morning America

03.04.14 |8am-9am

New York, NY

Live on the second hour of ABC's Good Morning America - Mona's Hot Five plays New Orleans Jazz for Mardi Gras between segments of the show.

THE BRAIN CLOUD @ Mass MoCA

02.01.14 |TBA

North Adams, MA

Dance party series at Mass. Museum of Contemporary Art

w/ MATT MUNISTERI @ Moab Music Festival

09.02.13 to 09.08.13

Moab, UT

NATION BEAT & Estrela Brilhante @ Grand Performances

08.17.13

Los Angeles, CA

NATION BEAT & Estrela Brilhante @ Lincoln Center

08.02.13

New York, NY

THE BRAIN CLOUD @ Liberty Belle Extravaganza

07.04.13 |8:30pm-midnight

New York, NY

MONA'S HOT FOUR @ Symphony Space

06.03.13 |7:15pm

New York, NY

The Sidney Bechet Society featuring Dan Levinson & the "young guns" of the NYC classic jazz scene - Dennis & Mona's Hot Four, along with Dan, will host the 2nd half of the program.

BRAIN CLOUD - ALBUM RELEASE SHOW - Jalopy Theater

04.26.13 |9pm-midnight

Brooklyn, NY

ALBUM RELEASE SHOW for Outside Looking In

BRAIN CLOUD @ Brooklyn Folk Festival

04.19.13 |11pm

Brooklyn, NY

At the Bell House

NATION BEAT New Mexico tour

02.04.13 to 02.10.13

NM

Dennis plays fiddle, rabeca, and clarinet with Nation Beat.

MONA'S HOT FOUR CD/DVD RELEASE @ Rockwood Music Hall stage 2

12.11.12 |8pm-9:15pm

New York, NY

Rescheduled because of Hurricane Sandy. We will show the short documentary about the Tuesday night Mona's jam session, followed by a long set of music from Mona's Hot Four plus many of the guests who appear in the film and at Mona's.

MESCHIYA LAKE & the LITTLE BIG HORNS @ Sun Valley Jazz Fest

10.16.12 to 10.20.12

Sun Valley, ID

Dennis plays clarinet and violin as a special guest of the Little Big Horns.

PAULINHO GARCIA/ROGERIO SOUZA @ Chicago World Music Festival

09.25.12 to 09.26.12

Chicago, IL

Dennis plays mandolin and clarinet with this all-star Brazilian choro septet.

"JAM AT MONA'S" @ Bickford Theater

09.10.12 |7:45pm - 9:30pm

Morristown, NJ

Mona's Hot Four plus Dan Levinson (clarinet), Tamar Korn (vocals), Molly Ryan (vocals), Mike Davis (trumpet). Screening of the short film "Tuesdays at Mona's" at 7:45pm, concert at 8pm.

instructor @ Welbourne Jazz Camp

08.16.12 to 08.22.12

Middleburg, VA

teaching trad. jazz clarinet, violin, mandolin at Welbourne Jazz Camp

TAMAR KORN & FRIENDS west coast tour

08.03.12 to 08.12.12

CA

GHOST TRAIN ORCHESTRA @ Museum of Fine Arts

07.18.12 |7:30pm

Boston, MA

ROGER DAVIDSON & FRANK LONDON @ Bard College

07.12.12 |8:30pm

Annondale-on-Hudson, NY

Dennis plays mandolin & clarinet

MESCHIYA LAKE & the LITTLE BIG HORNS @ Lincoln Center

06.29.12 |7:30pm

New York, NY

Showarama @ Aspen Snowmass Jazz Festival

06.22.12 to 06.24.12 |TBD

Aspen, CO

Dennis performs as guest clarinetist/violinist with New Orleans hot-jazz trio Showarama

NATION BEAT @ Prospect Park Bandshell

06.16.12 |6:30pm

Brooklyn, NY

opening for Balkan Beat Box

THE BRAIN CLOUD @ Bayou n' Boogie Festival

05.26.12 to 05.27.12 |set times TBA

Sterling, CT

THE BRAIN CLOUD @Brooklyn Folk Festival

05.18.12 |10pm

Brooklyn, NY

NATION BEAT @ Brooklyn Bridge Park

05.17.12 |8:30pm-10pm

Brooklyn, NY

Celebrate Brooklyn @ Brooklyn Bridge Park - free!

MONA'S HOT FOUR @ Louis Armstrong House

05.05.12 |4pm-6pm

Queens, NY

Garden party... Free!

MONA'S HOT FOUR @ Mona's

01.22.12 |11pm until LATE

New York, NY USA

***EVERY TUESDAY*** Hot jazz a la '20s and '30s... Usually with Gordon Webster (piano), Nick Russo (banjo/guitar), Jared Engel (bass), and Dennis Lichtman (clarinet).

THE BRAIN CLOUD @ Lincoln Center

11.28.11 |6:30-7:30pm

New York, NY

Winter's Eve @ Lincoln Center's Rubenstein Atrium - free and open to the public!

GHOST TRAIN ORCHESTRA @ Kennedy Center

11.16.11

Washington, DC, DC

GHOST TRAIN ORCHESTRA @ Philadelphia Museum of Art

10.28.11 |5:30 and 7:00

Philadelphia, PA

MESCHIYA LAKE & the LITTLE BIG HORNS @ Sun Valley Jazz Fest

10.11.11 to 10.16.11

Sun Valley, ID

w/ ROGÉRIO SOUZA & BILLY NEWMAN @ Cornelia Street Cafe

09.17.11

New York, NY

Dennis joins heavyweight guitarists Rogério Souza (in town from Rio de Janeiro) and Brooklyn's own Billy Newman for a night of choro and original compositions from Souza and Newman

NATION BEAT *cd release* @ 92Y Tribeca

09.16.11

New York, NY

THE BRAIN CLOUD *BIG BAND* @ Princeton Jazz Feast

09.10.11 |5pm-6pm

Princeton, NJ

Brain Cloud Big Band - that raucous 10-piece strings-and-horns western swing sound that the kids are screaming about - Dennis Lichtman (mandolin/fiddle/clarinet), Tamar Korn (vocals), Skip Krevens (guitar), Raphael McGregor (lap steel guitar), Kevin Dorn (drum set), Andrew Hall (bass), Jon-Erik Kellso (trumpet), Matt Musselman (trombone), Jesse Gelber (piano), Nick Reeb (fiddle)

NATION BEAT @ Rhythm & Roots Fest

09.04.11 |TBA

Charlestown, RI

guest w/ RED STICK RAMBLERS @ Rhythm & Roots Festival

09.03.11 to 09.04.11 |TBA

Charlestown, RI

instructor @ Welbourne Jazz Camp

08.18.11 to 08.24.11

Middleburg, VA

teaching trad. jazz clarinet, violin, mandolin at Welbourne Jazz Camp

NATION BEAT @ Santa Fe Bandstand

08.15.11

Santa Fe, NM

NATION BEAT @ Levitt Pavilion

08.12.11

Los Angeles, CA

MESCHIYA LAKE & the LITTLE BIG HORNS @ ZooFest

07.21.11 to 07.24.11

Montreal, Canada

with ROGERIO SOUZA & RONALDO DO BANDOLIM

04.15.11 |10:30pm

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Dennis joins choro masters Rogerio Souza and Ronaldo do Bandolim at Santo Scenarium, one of the great music clubs in Lapa, Rio de Janeiro.

***BRAIN CLOUD CD RELEASE PARTY*** Jalopy Theater

03.25.11 |10pm

Brooklyn, NY

CD release party for the BRAIN CLOUD debut album! Tonight only - $5 off all purchases of the new CD!!!
With Tamar Korn - vocals, Skip Krevens - guitar, Raphael McGregor - steel guitar, Kevin Dorn - snare drum, Andrew Hall - bass, me - mandolin/fiddle/clarinet, and many special guests from the Brain Cloud musical family.