UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Sun
    02
    Mar
    2014

    Secret Swing with Jazzingaro

    9pm to MidnightFeatherweight (135 Graham Ave, Willamsburg)

    Come to East Williamsburg's fantastic new Speakeasy, Drinks are next level, swing is on the level.

  • Tue
    04
    Mar
    2014

    Mardi Gras Fête

    11pm to 1amMominette Bistro (221 Knickerbocker Ave)

    Come celebrate Mardi Gras with hot hot hot swing music at a lovely bistro in Bushwick. We'll be going late!

  • Tue
    04
    Mar
    2014

    Albert et son Orchestre Concert

    7:30pm - 10:30pmAntibes Bistro (112 Suffolk Street, LES)

    Albert et son Orchestre is my personal gypsy jazz project. We do a mix of original waltzes and French & American jazz standards. Featuring guitarist Brandon Vetrano and bassist Abe Pollack. 

    Facebook event page

  • Wed
    12
    Mar
    2014

    Sweet Megg & the Wayfarers

    9pm - MidnightThe Flatiron Room (37 W 26th St)

    Classy nightspot with a vintage vibe housing a collection of 750+ spirits. Super awesome jazz band featuring Sweet Megg on vocals, Ryan Weisheit on horns, Julian Smith on bass, Garret Manley on guitar, and myself on accordion.

  • Thu
    13
    Mar
    2014

    Secret Swing with Jazzingaro

    9pm to MidnightFront Toward Enemy (40-11 30th Ave, Astoria)

    Holding down the fort with Jazzingaro at a swanky speakeasy in Astoria called Front Toward Enemy. Not quite sure where the name comes from, but I love a good mystery...

  • Fri
    14
    Mar
    2014

    Path Archive Group Show

    6pm - 9pmGallery 151 (132 W 18th Street, Chelsea)

    The kickoff exhibition of Path Archive centered around the concert of singularity. I'll be showing 5 piece of typewriter art among a slew of hot young visual artists! 

    Path Archive website 

  • Wed
    26
    Mar
    2014

    Sweet Megg & the Wayfarers

    9pm - MidnightThe Flatiron Room (37 W 26th St)

    Classy nightspot with a vintage vibe housing a collection of 750+ spirits. Super awesome jazz band featuring Sweet Megg on vocals, Ryan Weisheit on horns, Julian Smith on bass, Garret Manley on guitar, and myself on accordion.

  • Wed
    09
    Apr
    2014

    Sweet Megg & the Wayfarers

    9pm - MidnightThe Flatiron Room (37 W 26th St)

    Classy nightspot with a vintage vibe housing a collection of 750+ spirits. Super awesome jazz band featuring Sweet Megg on vocals, Ryan Weisheit on horns, Julian Smith on bass, Garret Manley on guitar, and myself on accordion.

  • Sat
    19
    Apr
    2014

    Tribeca Film Festival - Love in the Time of March Madness

    3:00 pmAMC Village 7 (66 Third Avenue @ 11th Street)

    Selected for the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival, Love in the Time of March Madness is an animated short that tells the true first-hand tale of a 6'4" girl, Melissa Johnson, caught up in a world of love, basketball, cheesy one-liners from strangers, and a journey self-discovery. Co-directed by Robertino Zambrano and Melissa Johnson, this animated short is a delicious hybrid of quirky 2D and 3D animation. Come hear my original music featuring accordion, cello, found sounds and more!

  • Sun
    20
    Apr
    2014

    Tribeca Film Festival - Love in the Time of March Madness

    7:00 pmAMC Village 7 (66 Third Avenue @ 11th Street)

    Selected for the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival, Love in the Time of March Madness is an animated short that tells the true first-hand tale of a 6'4" girl, Melissa Johnson, caught up in a world of love, basketball, cheesy one-liners from strangers, and a journey self-discovery. Co-directed by Robertino Zambrano and Melissa Johnson, this animated short is a delicious hybrid of quirky 2D and 3D animation. Come hear my original music featuring accordion, cello, found sounds and more!

  • Wed
    23
    Apr
    2014

    Sweet Megg & the Wayfarers

    9pm - MidnightThe Flatiron Room (37 W 26th St)

    Classy nightspot with a vintage vibe housing a collection of 750+ spirits. Super awesome jazz band featuring Sweet Megg on vocals, Ryan Weisheit on horns, Julian Smith on bass, Garret Manley on guitar, and myself on accordion.

  • Thu
    24
    Apr
    2014

    Tribeca Film Festival - Love in the Time of March Madness

    5:30 pmAMC Village 7 (66 Third Avenue @ 11th Street)

    Selected for the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival, Love in the Time of March Madness is an animated short that tells the true first-hand tale of a 6'4" girl, Melissa Johnson, caught up in a world of love, basketball, cheesy one-liners from strangers, and a journey self-discovery. Co-directed by Robertino Zambrano and Melissa Johnson, this animated short is a delicious hybrid of quirky 2D and 3D animation. Come hear my original music featuring accordion, cello, found sounds and more!

  • Sun
    27
    Apr
    2014

    Tribeca Film Festival - Love in the Time of March Madness

    5:00 pmTribeca Cinemas (54 Varick Street)

    Selected for the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival, Love in the Time of March Madness is an animated short that tells the true first-hand tale of a 6'4" girl, Melissa Johnson, caught up in a world of love, basketball, cheesy one-liners from strangers, and a journey self-discovery. Co-directed by Robertino Zambrano and Melissa Johnson, this animated short is a delicious hybrid of quirky 2D and 3D animation. Come hear my original music featuring accordion, cello, found sounds and more!

  • Fri
    02
    May
    2014

    PEN World Voices Festival

    5:30 - 6pmWashington Mews (5th ave near Waverly Pl)

    Breathing new life into the French Swing tradition, Albert Behar, joined by guest musicians, croons original songs in French and English on the accordion.

    The Literary Mews is presented with the support of: The Humanities Initiative at New York University Arts & Sciences Dean for the Humanities Graduate School of Arts & Science Office of the Dean Department of English Vice Provost for Faculty, Arts, Humanities and Diversity

  • Sat
    03
    May
    2014

    Kentucky Derby Party

    2-6pmMaison Premiere (298 Bedford Ave)

    Join us for Maison Premiere's Annual Kentucky Derby Party! Live Vintage Jazz Music, Chef's Specials, Mint Juleps Galore and a live Radio Broadcast of the Race. Wear your fancy hat!

  • Sun
    04
    May
    2014

    Jazz Brunch with the Bailsmen

    2-5pmLillie's (13 E17th St.)

    Had an intense weekend? Come nurse your hangover at Lille's near Union Square and we'll serenade you with sweet sweet jazz tunes. Featuring Abe Pollack on bass, Brandon Vetrano on guitar, Gabriel Yonkler on saxophone and myself on accordion.

  • Tue
    13
    May
    2014

    Accordions Around the World Festival

    5-7pmBryant Park (42nd & 6 Ave)

    Make a cross-cultural musical journey - from France to Colombia, from the Balkans to Louisiana, from Cumbia to Jazz, and more - with accordions, harmoniums, concertinas, and bandoneons.

    Accordionists play throughout the park at 5pm, and at 6pm, a band with a different infectious, global beat performs each week on the Fountain Terrace.

  • Wed
    04
    Jun
    2014

    Secret Swing with Jazzingaro

    10pm to MidnightFeatherweight (135 Graham Ave, Brooklyn NY)

    Holding down the fort with Jazzingaro at a swanky speakeasy in East Williamsburg called Featherweight. The bartender & owner Johnny makes a mean drink, I'm warning you...

  • Thu
    05
    Jun
    2014

    The Bailsmen Concert

    9pm to MidnightRadegast Hall & Biergarten (530 Driggs Ave, Brooklyn NY)

    The Bailsmen are New York City's gypsy jazz, new orleans, and prohibition-era entertainment. Specializing in dance parties, cocktail receptions, and weddings.

  • Sat
    07
    Jun
    2014

    Albert et son Orchestre Concert

    8-11pmFADA French Bistro (530 Driggs Ave, Brooklyn NY)

    Albert et son Orchestre is my personal gypsy jazz project. We do a mix of original waltzes and French & American jazz standards. Featuring guitarist Brandon Vetrano and bassist Abe Pollack.

  • Sat
    12
    Jul
    2014

    A Night at Niblo's Garden

    7:00 pmGreen-Wood Cemetery (500 25th Street, Brooklyn NY)

    This popular event is back for 2014 and better than ever! Imagine an outdoor pleasure dome, strung with lights, adorned with fountains and featuring the top musicians, dancers and entertainers of the time. That was the scene at Niblo’s Garden – the premier entertainment house of the 19th century. Niblo himself had a habit of turning his Green-Wood mausoleum – built years before his death – into a pleasure garden of its own, with friends, picnics and goldfish-stocked ponds.

    Join author, historian, and Niblo expert Ben Feldman to bring the glory of Niblo’s Garden to Green-Wood! Surrounding Crescent Water in front of the Niblo mausoleum, we offer an evening of dinner, drinks and showmanship. Bring a blanket, snacks and some wine, and you’ll be dazzled by fire jugglers, singers, even famed knife thrower Throwdini! – all under paper lanterns and a starry sky.

  • Tue
    15
    Jul
    2014

    Hot Jazz with The Bailsmen

    8pm - 11pm508 Gastrobrewery (508 Greenwich Street)

    The Bailsmen are New York City's premiere gypsy jazz, new orleans, and prohibition-era entertainment. Specializing in dance parties, cocktail receptions, and weddings. I'll be playing accordion and singing, so be sure to stop by!

  • Thu
    24
    Jul
    2014

    Hot Jazz with The Bailsmen

    7pm - 10pmThe Rock Shop (249 4th Ave, Brooklyn, NY)

    The Bailsmen are New York City's premiere gypsy jazz, new orleans, and prohibition-era entertainment. Specializing in dance parties, cocktail receptions, and weddings. I'll be playing accordion and singing, so be sure to stop by! This event is sponsored by the Huffington Post & Coney Island Beer.

  • Sun
    27
    Jul
    2014

    Hot Jazz with The Bailsmen

    9pm - 11pmLillie's Union Square (13 E 17th St, New York, NY

    The Bailsmen are New York City's premiere gypsy jazz, new orleans, and prohibition-era entertainment. Specializing in dance parties, cocktail receptions, and weddings. I'll be playing accordion and singing, so be sure to stop by!

  • Tue
    19
    Aug
    2014

    Albert et son Orchestre Concert

    7:30 - 10:30pmAntibes Bistro (112 Suffolk St, Lower East Side)

    Albert et son Orchestre is my personal gypsy jazz project. We do a mix of original waltzes and French & American jazz standards. Featuring guitarist Brandon Vetrano and bassist Abe Pollack.

  • Wed
    03
    Sep
    2014

    Dreams & Nightmares at the Resonant Bodies Festival

    7:30 pmJACK (505 1/2 Waverly Ave, Brooklyn)

    Dreams & Nightmares is a fantastical staged sleep cycle starring soprano Ariadne Greif, where each dream episode is composed and curated by a different composer!

  • Sat
    06
    Sep
    2014

    The Whiskey Social

    8:00 pmThe Brooklyn Warehouse (338 Moffat St. Unit J Brooklyn NY 11237)

    Hop over to the Wilson L train stop and check out this awesome warehouse show. Featuring a slew of live folk bands and The Whiskey Social which I play accordion in...fun fun fun!

  • Sun
    07
    Sep
    2014

    The Bailsmen

    8pm - 11pm508 Gastrobrewery (508 Greenwich Street)

    Come over to 508 Gastrobrewery in the West Village and we'll serenade you with sweet sweet jazz tunes. Featuring Abe Pollack on bass, Brandon Vetrano on guitar, Gabriel Yonkler on saxophone and myself on accordion.

  • Sun
    14
    Sep
    2014

    The Bailsmen

    9pm - MidnightLillie's Union Square (13 E 17th St, New York, NY)

    Come over to Lille's Union Square and we'll serenade you with sweet sweet jazz tunes. Featuring Abe Pollack on bass, Brandon Vetrano on guitar, Gabriel Yonkler on saxophone and myself on accordion.

  • Fri
    10
    Oct
    2014

    The Whiskey Social

    Radio Bushwick (22 Wyckoff Ave)

    Come check out Megg Farrell's original folk project, The Whiskey Social at the new rock venue in Bushwick, Radio Bushwick. It's right off the Jefferson L train.

  • Wed
    19
    Nov
    2014

    DOC NYC: As You Pass By - Premiere

    9:30 pmIFC Center (323 6th Ave and w3th st.)

    WORLD PREMIERE. The roads we erect and the cars we drive maximize our comfort and efficiency, but at what cost? As You Pass By commences an exploration of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, an infamous highway in New York City that slices through the two named boroughs. We pause in Woodside, Queens to observe one of the many spaces that have been sacrificed in order to create and maintain the utopian image of New York City on the opposite side of the East River. What we see is the beautiful way in which one New York citizen activates a seemingly derelict stretch of land.

    http://www.docnyc.net/film/lost-found/as-you-pass-by/

PAST EVENTS

Carnegie Hall – New York City
John F. Kennedy Center – Washington, DC
SF JAZZ Center – San Francisco
The Rainbow Room – New York City
Cité de la Musique – Paris, France
Coudenberg Palace – Brussels, Belgium
The Stone – New York City
Art Basel: Miami – Florida
Pioneer Works – Brooklyn
Bamboula’s – New Orleans, LA
Philadelphia Museum of Art – Pennsylvania
HERE Arts Center – Brooklyn
Shapeshifter Lab – Brooklyn
JACK Performing Arts Center – New York City
Goodbye Blue Monday – Brooklyn
La Maison Française – New York City
Chapel of the Chimes – Oakland, CA
Ojai Music Festival – Ojai, CA