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Entertainment Schedule

Starring Lemetrius & Lee
May
18
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 Beehive Blondes
May
18
to May 19

The Beehive Blondes

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

*Weather permitting we will be outside on our fabulous patio!

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Starring Daniel Rottenberg
May
19
7:00 PM19:00

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.

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Starring Warren Darrell
May
23
8:00 PM20:00

Starring Warren Darrell

Warren Darrell is an Ecologic Development Fund Volunteer, specializing in Rural and Indigenous Human Development and Restoring MesoAmerican Ecosystems. (You can follow him on Facebook.)

Tonight Warren performs Rhythm, Blues, and Ballads for one hour as a benefit for CAPE FEAR HABITAT FOR HUMANITY HURRICANE RELIEF, playing solely for tips. So be as generous as you can, for a man with a plan to help save the planet! 

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Starring The Jim Ferris Trio
May
25
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
May
30
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.

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Starring Al DiMarco
May
16
8:00 PM20:00

Starring Al DiMarco

An accomplished musician and entertainer who has played and sang in some of the finest and funkiest venues from New York to Tokyo. Al brings a wide repertoire to Tails, including American Songbook Standards, blues, jazz, country, popular tunes from such artists as Billy Joel, Elton John, James Taylor, The Eagles and many more!

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May
15
11:00 AM11:00

Starring FULL MOON SHINE

Join us each Wednesday outside on our fabulous patio with FULL MOON SHINE! Bring your friendly, leashed dog, enjoy a few beverages while jamming with the talented Wesley Sayer and Monica Jane.

The LAST Wednesday of the month will be OPEN MIC night each month being led by FULL MOON SHINE! TAILS is ALWAYS in search of fresh talent. Who knows! You might just get hired!

Starts at 6:00

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Starring Clay Whittington
May
11
9:00 PM21:00

Starring Clay Whittington

An accomplished vocalist and pianist, Clay Whittington is an energetic, passionate entertainer who delivers an unrivaled solo performance. Reflective of that “southern hospitality,” his piano bar shows take on the vibe of a continuous conversation through music and laughter. Filled with lively sing-alongs, games, spirited toasts, and roasts, Clay’s performance style is highly interactive and fun for all ages.


Clay was born and raised in Kinston, North Carolina. He studied Music Theory and Composition at East Carolina University and plans to go back in the fall of 2019 for Vocal Performance and Music Therapy. 
Clay spent twelve years as music director, choirmaster, and organist in the United Methodist and American Episcopal traditions. During this time, he worked with many different choirs, handbell choirs, and contemporary ensembles. In 2017, Clay worked with Presiding Bishop Michael Curry in directing and leading music for the Diocese of El Camino Real Revival. 


From 2016 to 2018, Clay performed in the piano bars for Carnival Cruise Line, and in 2018, achieved Top Performer status. He has performed on 9 out of the 25 ships in Carnival’s fleet. 
Clay currently serves as organist and choirmaster for St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Bath, North Carolina. 

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Starring The Jim Ferris Trio
May
10
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 Warren Darrell
May
9
8:00 PM20:00

Starring Warren Darrell

Warren Darrell is an Ecologic Development Fund Volunteer, specializing in Rural and Indigenous Human Development and Restoring MesoAmerican Ecosystems. (You can follow him on Facebook.)

Tonight Warren performs Rhythm, Blues, and Ballads for one hour as a benefit for CAPE FEAR HABITAT FOR HUMANITY HURRICANE RELIEF, playing solely for tips. So be as generous as you can, for a man with a plan to help save the planet! 

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Starring Lemetrius & Lee
Apr
27
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 Kyng Bea
Apr
26
9:00 PM21:00

Starring Kyng Bea

There's a whole other side to Kyng Bea when he goes solo!  You'll love his pop standards plus original songs from his just released CD, "Outside the Mason Jar."  In it, "like an Ocean under a Magenta Sky, Kyng Bea explores the depths of Rhythm & Blues with an expressive pop twist! blended with Cream-colored soul."

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Starring Donna Merritt
Apr
25
8:00 PM20:00

Starring Donna Merritt

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.

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Starring Donna Merritt & Daniel Lee Butler
Apr
13
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 The Jim Ferris Trio
Apr
12
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
Apr
7
7:00 PM19:00

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.

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Starring Lemetrius & Lee
Apr
5
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 Take Two
Mar
28
8:00 PM20:00

Starring Take Two

Take Two, Anne singing and Warren on piano, make for good listening and dancing with jazz standards, rhythm and blues, classic oldies rock, ballads, and rockin' country.   

Warren played piano bars and rock band keyboards during college, and to support a skiing and adventure habit.  Anne, an attorney by trade, is a lifelong music fan, with wide-ranging taste from classical music to classic jazz. 

Thirsty Thursday night!! $2 Domestic Beers

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