Sorted by most recent, ending with 4/27/2019 (coinciding with the creation of this website)

OJE performs with Lana Hoffman and special guests Plainwell High School Jazz Band

Tuesday January 30th, 2024, 7pm
Plainwell Performing Arts Center
600 School Drive, Plainwell, MI 49080  (Plainwell High School)

Kalamazoo New Year’s Fest

December 31, 2023 6:00p to 11:30p
Downtown Kalamazoo, location TBA

Portage Celery Flats

September 22, 2023 6:30p to 8:30p
7335 Garden Lane, Portage, MI 49002

Paw Paw Wine and Harvest Festival

September 9, 2023 6:30p to 8:30p
Festival tent, exact address TBA.
Paw Paw, MI 49079

Wayland City Park Concert

August 11, 2023 6:00p to 10p
206 West Maple Street, Wayland, MI 49348

South Haven – private party on the lake

August 4, 2023 6:00p to dusk

Otsego Library Lyrics on the Lawn

August 3, 2023 7:00p to 8:30p
401 Dix St, Otsego, MI 49078

Plainwell Band Shell Concert

July 5, 2023 7:00p to 9:00p
Plainwell, MI 49080

Dance Show at Otsego High School

May 12, 2023 7:30p to 9:30p
Otsego High School Cafeteria
550 Washington St, Otsego, MI 49078

Thornapple Jazz Festival

April 29, 2023 5:30p to 6:15p
Walldorf Brewpub and Bistro
105 E State Street, third floor
Hastings, MI

Jazzed up Christmas Concert at Crossroads Mall

December 15, 2022 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm (Thursday)

Crossroads Mall, Portage MI
Centre Court

Plainwell Music Society – Concerts at the Bandshell

July 6, 2022 7:00 pm.

211 E Bannister St
Plainwell, MI 49080

Thornapple Arts Council Jazz Festival

April 30, 2022, tentatively 2:00 pm, please check back for updates

Hastings, MI

Merrimans’ Playhouse

Cancelled due to Coronavirus: December 10, 2021, 7:00 pm.

401 E. Colfax Ave.
Suite #135
South Bend, IN 46617

Plainwell Music Society – Concerts in the Bandshell

July 7, 2021 7:00 pm, Plainwell Bandshell.  Rain location:  Otsego Middle School, 540 Washington St, Otsego

Plainwell Band Shell

Cancelled due to Coronavirus: Wed July 1, 2020 7pm check back for details on a possible concert date in the middle of July (potentially July 15).

Jazz Concert at First Presbyterian, Kalamazoo

Cancelled due to Coronavirus: Friday, May 1, 2020 6:30p (tentative time, check back for updates!)

This is the same night as the monthly Kalamazoo Art Hop. This concert will benefit the FPC Performing Arts Fund.


Thornapple Arts Council Jazz Festival

Cancelled due to Coronavirus: Saturday, April 25th, 2020 4p.  Thornapple Plaza, 301 E. State St, Hastings.  The OJE plays immediately after the Lake Effect Jazz Big Band.


Concert at Otsego High School

Cancelled due to Coronavirus:  April 17, 2020, 7:30p to 9:15p in the cafe common area.


Senior Prom Dance at WMU

Cancelled due to Coronavirus:  Thursday, March 19, 2020, dancing from 7p – 10p.  Doors open 5p. Bernhard Center, Western Michigan University.


South Haven Jazz Festival

Fri Sep 13, 2019 8:15pm

Third annual South Haven Jazz Festival

South Haven waterfront

Thu July 25, 2019 7pm.

Riverfront Concert Series

Plainwell Band Shell

Wed July 10, 2019 7pm

Plainwell Music Society schedule


Elk’s Club in Otsego

Sat May 4, 2019 6pm

Otsego Elks online


Arpeggio’s in Otsego

Thu May 2, 2019 7pm

Arpeggio’s Facebook page


Hastings Jazz Festival

Sat April 27, 2019 2:30pm

We’ve been moved to the Barry Community Enrichment Center (Leason Sharpe Hall) on 231 South Broadway due to expected weather.