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Entertainment Schedule

Starring Jim Nelson
Dec
9
7:00 PM19:00

Starring Jim Nelson

From Airlie Gardens to Pleasure Island’s Seafood, Blues & Jazz Festival to WHQR Radio’s “live” Soup-to-Nuts broadcast and Ted's Fun on the River, Louisiana born-and-bred Jim Nelson has sung the blues and played for laughs all over our region - on air, land, and sea! Jim brings a little bit of New Orleans to wherever he plays, and tonight, he’s bringin’ it DWNTWN to Tails again! Read more about Jim at http://www.starnewsonline.com/entertainment/20170517/blues-has-strong-hold-on-wilmington-band-nelson-amp-rock-a-fellas.

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 Starring Toby Levin
Dec
16
7:00 PM19:00

Starring Toby Levin

Jazz, Swing, Standards, Broadway, even Classical, this terrific piano man plays it ALL, often in dynamic, 20-minute, uninterrupted medleys with silky smooth segues. PROOF that sometimes the best things come in small packages, Toby Levin's got a great beat, and you can dance to it! 

Cap off your weekend with swell live music and $5 highballs all night!

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Starring The Jim Ferris Trio
Dec
21
9:00 PM21:00

Starring The Jim Ferris Trio

Sexy saxophone with Jim Ferris, percolating percussion with Manny Santos, and phenomenal piano playing with Duke Ladd! These swingin' cats pack the joint, with Music for the Smart Set to dance and romance the night away. Come early for a good seat, although you may not need one 'cuz you'll want to punish the parquet with all that jazz! 

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Starring Donna Merritt & Daniel Lee Butler
Dec
28
9:00 PM21:00

Starring Donna Merritt & Daniel Lee Butler

Join us for great All-American music and fun with Wilmington's Grande Dame of the Piano. Elegant and swell-egant, famous throughout The South for her unique musical stylings, Ms. Donna pours her passion into the piano with sparkle, vivacity, and Southern charm. Daniel Lee Butler adds a bodacious Broadway belt to Ms. Donna's merry melodies.

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Starring Lemetrius & Lee
Dec
29
9:00 PM21:00

Starring Lemetrius & Lee

R & B, soul, jazz, and gospel, sung with verve and vivacity by the classy Lemetrius Nolan, accompanied by arranger/singer/songwriter and master of the keyboard, Lee Jamison. A fabulous duo who will musically transport you with her soaring vocals and his passionate piano.  You do not want to miss them!

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"The Sinatra Show" Starring Griffanzo & Grewen, Piano, Trombone & Vocals
Dec
8
9:00 PM21:00

"The Sinatra Show" Starring Griffanzo & Grewen, Piano, Trombone & Vocals

Piano magic from Robert Griffin A.K.A. Griffanzo - where Duke Ellington meets Tom Waits, Count Basie jumps Mose Allison, plus Dixieland, some Blues, and all your favorite standards, wow!  Former pianist of the Squirrel Nut Zippers and the ‘Round Midnight Trio.

Joining Griff is trombonist Danny Grewen, a transplanted San Franciscan who’s played the part of Sinatra in a “Rat Pack” show in SF that ran for 10 years. Griffanzo and Grewen have thrice staged their collaborative Sinatra show in Wilmington to great success, and Griff says, “I’ve played for many singers that have done Sinatra material (including myself), but he is the real deal (and the best trombonist I’ve heard!)” Sounds like a swell Saturday Night for Sinatra fans, like us!

So HEAD TO TAILS tonight and you just might be able to say, “I saw a man, he danced with his wife!” Come and dance with us, and BE the song!

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Starring Donna Merritt & Daniel Lee Butler
Dec
7
9:00 PM21:00

Starring Donna Merritt & Daniel Lee Butler

Join us for great All-American music and fun with Wilmington's Grande Dame of the Piano. Elegant and swell-egant, famous throughout The South for her unique musical stylings, Ms. Donna pours her passion into the piano with sparkle, vivacity, and Southern charm. Daniel Lee Butler adds a bodacious Broadway belt to Ms. Donna's merry melodies.

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Starring Daniel Rottenberg
Dec
6
8:00 PM20:00

Starring Daniel Rottenberg

Classically trained with a rebel streak, Daniel discovered his passion in stride and ragtime piano, and plays an impressive repertoire of music from the 1920s, 30s, and 40s. If you’re a fan of Fats Waller, and you’re familiar with Willie “The Lion” Smith, and James P. Johnson, you are going to love Daniel’s homage to the Masters of Stride.

And tonight is “Thirsty Thursday,” with $2 Domestic Beers all night!

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Starring Lemetrius & Lee
Dec
1
9:00 PM21:00

Starring Lemetrius & Lee

R & B, soul, jazz, and gospel, sung with verve and vivacity by the classy Lemetrius Nolan, accompanied by arranger/singer/songwriter and master of the keyboard, Lee Jamison. A fabulous duo who will musically transport you with her soaring vocals and his passionate piano.  You do not want to miss them!

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Nov
24
8:30 PM20:30

TAROT CARD READINGS!

Come and sit a spell with LORRI GIFFORD! She will be reading cards from 8:30 to 10:30 tonight! I can guarantee you, you will enjoy it and she is spot on! I speak from personal experience! It’s worth every penny!

$20.00 per reading

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Starring Donna Merritt & Daniel Lee Butler
Nov
23
9:00 PM21:00

Starring Donna Merritt & Daniel Lee Butler

Join us for great All-American music and fun with Wilmington's Grande Dame of the Piano. Elegant and swell-egant, famous throughout The South for her unique musical stylings, Ms. Donna pours her passion into the piano with Broadway sparkle and Southern charm. Daniel Lee Butler adds a bodacious Broadway belt to Ms. Donna's merry melodies.

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The Beehive Blondes on The Patio
Nov
17
9:30 PM21:30

The Beehive Blondes on The Patio

Vintage Girl Group Jess and Hannah dee-jay a retro playlist guaranteed to get you on your feet.  Tonight, our fabulous Outdoor Patio Bar becomes a throwback Dance Party with The Beehive Blondes and their unique brand of fun, fun fun!  They ARE the BEE’S KNEES! #beehiveoptional

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Starring The Jim Ferris Trio
Nov
17
9:00 PM21:00

Starring The Jim Ferris Trio

Sexy saxophone with Jim Ferris, percolating percussion with Manny Santos, and phenomenal piano playing with Duke Ladd! These swingin' cats pack the joint, with Music for the Smart Set to dance and romance the night away. Come early for a good seat, although you may not need one 'cuz you'll want to punish the parquet with all that jazz! 

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Starring Daniel Rottenberg
Nov
15
8:00 PM20:00

Starring Daniel Rottenberg

Classically trained with a rebel streak, Daniel discovered his passion in stride and ragtime piano, and plays an impressive repertoire of music from the 1920s, 30s, and 40s. If you’re a fan of Fats Waller, and you’re familiar with Willie “The Lion” Smith, and James P. Johnson, you are going to love Daniel’s homage to the Masters of Stride.

And tonight is “Thirsty Thursday,” with $2 Domestic Beers all night!

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Starring "The Romantics" Andrew & Camille
Nov
11
7:00 PM19:00

Starring "The Romantics" Andrew & Camille

Newlyweds Andrew & Camille Hirst are a piano and vocals duo with some serious head-over-heels chemistry! Performing jazz standards, vintage pop, and Rat Pack favorites, this charming young couple will take you to the sunny side of the street with bewitchingly lyrical expressions of “that’s amore!”

Cap off Veteran’s Day with swell live American music you can dance to and special $5 highballs all night long.

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Starring "Birthday Girl" Alexis RaeAna & Kyng Bea
Nov
10
9:00 PM21:00

Starring "Birthday Girl" Alexis RaeAna & Kyng Bea

She's gorgeous, he's fabulous, and they can sing just as good as they look! Fasten your seatbelts for Alexis and Kyng Bea's blazing duets, and come see why fans flock to Tails whenever they perform their "Sophisticated Standards with a Twist!" 

Plus, tonight’s not only another swell Saturday Night, it’s Alexis’s BIRTHDAY! Come celebrate with our AMERICAN Beauty Queen on her BIG 23rd, while she and her KYNG perform their famous “Sophisticated Standards with a TWIST"!”- They’re our IDOLS! And the show is sure to rock!

We’ll be partying like it’s NEW YEAR’S EVE, and we invite you to join us in wishing Alexis a very “Happy Birthday, Girl!”

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Starring Lemetrius & Lee
Nov
9
9:00 PM21:00

Starring Lemetrius & Lee

R & B, soul, jazz, and gospel, sung with verve and vivacity by the classy Lemetrius Nolan, accompanied by arranger/singer/songwriter and master of the keyboard, Lee Jamison. A fabulous duo who will musically transport you with her soaring vocals and his passionate piano.  You do not want to miss them!

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Starring "The Romantics" Andrew & Camille
Nov
8
8:00 PM20:00

Starring "The Romantics" Andrew & Camille

Newlyweds Andrew & Camille Hirst are a piano and vocals duo with some serious head-over-heels chemistry! Performing jazz standards, vintage pop, and Rat Pack favorites, this charming young couple will take you to the sunny side of the street with bewitchingly lyrical expressions of “that’s amore!”

And, It’s “Thirsty Thursday,” with $2 domestic beers all night!

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Starring Griffanzo & Danny Grewen, Piano, Trombone & Vocals
Nov
3
9:00 PM21:00

Starring Griffanzo & Danny Grewen, Piano, Trombone & Vocals

Piano magic from Robert Griffin A.K.A. Griffanzo - where Duke Ellington meets Tom Waits, Count Basie jumps Mose Allison, plus Dixieland, some Blues, and all your favorite standards, wow!  Former pianist of the Squirrel Nut Zippers and the ‘Round Midnight Trio.

Joining Griff is trombonist Danny Grewen, a transplanted San Franciscan who’s played the part of Sinatra in a “Rat Pack” show in SF that ran for 10 years. Griffanzo and Grewen have thrice staged their collaborative Sinatra show in Wilmington to great success, and Griff says, “I’ve played for many singers that have done Sinatra material (including myself), but he is the real deal (and the best trombonist I’ve heard!)” Sounds like a swell Saturday Night for Sinatra fans, like us!

So HEAD TO TAILS tonight and you just might be able to say, “I saw a man, dance with his wife!” Come and dance with us, and BE the song!

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Starring Lemetrius & Lee
Nov
2
9:00 PM21:00

Starring Lemetrius & Lee

R & B, soul, jazz, and gospel, sung with verve and vivacity by the classy Lemetrius Nolan, accompanied by arranger/singer/songwriter and master of the keyboard, Lee Jamison. A fabulous duo who will musically transport you with her soaring vocals and his passionate piano.  You do not want to miss them!

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Starring Toby Levin
Nov
1
8:00 PM20:00

Starring Toby Levin

Jazz, Swing, Standards, Broadway, even Classical, this terrific piano man plays it ALL, often in dynamic, 20-minute, uninterrupted medleys with silky smooth segues. PROOF that sometimes the best things come in small packages, Toby Levin's got a great beat, and you can dance to it! 

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Starring Danny Korzelius
Oct
31
8:00 PM20:00

Starring Danny Korzelius

Danny K plays a night of all requests from his massive songbook of 500 pop classics. And it's not only "Wine Down Wednesday," with $15 bottles of delicious French & Chilean wines, IT'S THE ACTUAL HALLOWEEN DAY! Costumes not mandatory, but so much more fun if you do!

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Starring "The Romantics" Andrew & Camille
Oct
28
7:00 PM19:00

Starring "The Romantics" Andrew & Camille

Newlyweds Andrew & Camille Hirst are a piano and vocals duo with some serious head-over-heels chemistry! Performing jazz standards, vintage pop, and Rat Pack favorites, this charming young couple will take you to the sunny side of the street with bewitchingly lyrical expressions of “that’s amore!”

Cap off your weekend with swell live music you can dance to and special $5 highballs all night long.

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