December 1st7–9 pm

Groovin’ at the Pike: First Friday Dance Party: Tongue in Cheek is in Arlington on Dec 1st for the First Friday Dance Party at Columbia Pike Branch Library from 7-9pm! All ages welcome, but there will also be a bar! We hope to see you! More info here:

December 5th930–1130 pm

Corner Bar in Hampden: We return to Hampden after our album release show with new songs and new forms of cured meat. Come see how well we pair them with wine and beer!

December 20th9 pm–12 am

The Bossa Bistro Bounce! Swing Dance in DC: Dec 20th is the next Bossa Bistro Bounce! These just keep getting better and better. We hope to see even more dancers out this month!

December 23rd10 pm–12 am

Zach and Matt at the Elk Room: Can you find the Elk Room? Its a new, very secret prohibition bar in Baltimore. Matt and Zach will be playing Banjo and Fiddle music for the patrons this fine winter night. Come see us!

Past Shows

November 15th9 pm–12 am

The Bossa Bistro Bounce!: Swing dance in Adams Morgan with Tongue in Cheek!

November 9th8 pm–12 am

Metro Gallery with Rev. Peyton’s Big Damn Band: We open for Rev. Peyton’s Big Damn Band! Woo!

November 4th8 pm–12 am

The Mobtown Strutter’s Ball! CD Release Party: Our CD release show at the Mobtown Ballroom! Our new CD’s will be available at the show! Please come out and dance with us!

October 20th9 pm–12 am

Burlesque at the Black Cat with songs from the new album!: We are so grateful for all the support we have been getting from DC and VA recently. So, we are doing a show at the Black Cat with our favorite Burlesque troop, Twisted Knickers, to songs from our new record. Come get a sneak peek! More info:

October 14th6–9 pm

Brookville Beer Farm: The Tongue in Cheek Quartet will be at the Brookeville Beer Farm singing them blues and playing them licks

October 14th12–2 pm

Lexington Market: We will be at Lexington Market from 12-2pm, free show!

October 7th12–4 pm

Agricultural History Farm Park’s Annual Harvest Festival: Ragtime and Early Jazz out on the Farm!

October 6th9 pm–12 am

Zach and Kevin at Elk Room

September 21st9 pm–12 am

The Bossa Bistro Bounce! : Swing Dance and Balboa in Adams Morgan. Hope to see you!

September 13th630–930 pm

Dancing Under the Stars: Tongue in Cheek does Dancing Under the Stars in Annapolis!

September 9th930 pm–12 am

Town Run Tap House, Shepherdstown, WV!: We are in Shepherdstown, West Virginia at the Town Run Tap House for a night of vintage jazz and dancing!

September 8th6–830 pm

Great Gatsby Party: A secret great gatsby party off the coast of Annapolis 😉

September 7th9 pm–12 am

Corner Bar in Hampden! : We are back!

September 1st9 pm–1 am

The Elk Room: Speakeasy with piano by Kevin Myers and Bass by Zach Serleth.

August 25th6–830 pm

Folky Friday in Ellicott City!

August 20th1–3 pm

Burlesque Brunch at Germano’s!: Germano’s Bottomless (and topless) Brunch with Twisted Knickers Burlesque and Tongue in Cheek Jazz Band! From 1-3pm. Hope to see you!

August 19th5–9 pm

Private Party: ssshhh 😉

August 16th9 pm–12 am

The Bossa Bistro Bounce! : Swing Dance in Adams Morgan with Tongue in Cheek! From 9-12pm at Bossa Bistro!

August 4th9–1130 pm

Gypsy Sally’s with Caleb Stine!: We open for Caleb Stine at Gypsy Sally’s in DC!

August 2nd630–930 pm

Dancing Under the Stars – Annapolis: We are right on West street in Annapolis this night for “Dancing Under the Stars!” Joined by Tom Holtz on Tuba, Kevin Myers on Trombone, Matt Andrews on Violin, Zach Serleth on Banjo and of course Bridget Cimino on vocals.

August 1st9 pm–12 am

Corner Bar in Hampden with Sami Arefin!: Tongue in Cheek joined by gypsy jazz guitarist, Sami Arefin at the Corner in Hampden!

July 29th5–730 pm

Honky Tonk BBQ in Chicago!: We will be in Chicago on July 29th playing for Honky Tonk BBQ’s dinner set! Hope to see you!

July 19th9–1130 pm

Swing Dance at Bossa Bistro!: A night of vintage jazz and swing dancing in the heart of Adams Morgan. Hope to see you!

July 8th730–1130 pm

RagTag Swing Dance: Philly!: Tongue in Cheek will be playing for swing dancers in Philly! More info here:

June 24th9 pm–12 am

Speakeasy 518 in Albany!: Our mini Northeast tour ends in Albany! We hope to see some friends out and about with us!

June 23rd7 pm–12 am

Tongue in Cheek at the Jalopy Theater in NYC!!: We are making our NYC debut!!

June 10th9–1130 am

Floatilla! : We will be supporting the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and Mr. Trash Wheel by playing Floatilla! A fundraiser for the chesapeake bay that involves advanced kayaking!

More info here:

June 2nd6–11 pm

First Friday Show at the Four Hour Day Lutherie! : Come see the quartet show off our tightest arrangements in a house concert setting. Donations accepted!

May 18th9 pm–12 am

Rye Bar! : The Tongue in Cheek Quartet is back at Rye!

May 12th8 pm–12 am

Tongue in Cheek at Big Chief! : We will be taking our show to DC on a Friday night for a hit with the Foggy Bottom Whomp Stompers and some exotic dancers! Come Swing!

May 6th10–11 pm

Sleepy Creak Spring Dig! : Our first festival hit in Berkley Springs, WV. Hope to see ya! We will be playing the late night set!

May 5th7–10 pm

World War I Annual Ball: Grab your vintage gear, and take a vehicle to the past with Tongue in Cheek as we play our first annual World War 1 Ball!

April 22nd730–1030 pm

Mr. Trash Wheel’s Lost Python Ale Launch Party!: Tongue in Cheek will be swinging out for Mr. Trash Wheel’s release of his specialty beer!

We will be joined by our favorite guest from the BSO (insert ocarina player here) and may even be revealing an original song!

April 20th9 pm–12 am

Rye Bar: Join Tongue in Cheeks Quartet for their monthly residency at Rye Bar Fells Point!

April 13th10 pm–12 am

Bossa Bistro and Lounge! : Our Monthly Residency at Bossa with the Tongue in Cheek Quartet!

DC Distillers Festival: Tongue in Cheek plays 1-3pm at the DC Distillers Festival at Long View Gallery. Hope to see ya!

February 16th9 pm–12 am

Sweet Meg and the Wayfarers at Rye: All the way from New York! Sweet Megg and the Wayfarers are subbing for us at Rye Bar for our monthly residency, go check them out!

February 11th7–1130 pm

Tassels and Champagne: The Great American Song Book: Tongue in Cheek returns to Creative Alliance for their annual Valentines day show, Tassels and Champagne! Two shows, one at 7pm and one at 10pm. Tickets in advance are encouraged, will likely sell out! More info here:

February 4th9 pm–12 am

Prohibition Party at Rye Bar! : Tongue in Cheek is joined by Kevin Myers and Steven Cunningham for a prohibition party jam at the best bootleg bar in Baltimore, Rye!

January 31st5–9 pm

Traditional Ragtime Dance: Tongue in Cheek plays classic ragtime music for a display of ragtime dances. Private event, please email for more information if interested in attending.

January 14th7–10 pm

Twisted Knickers Burlesque with Tongue in Cheek at Germanos! : Prohibition vibes to the max! Get your tickets now at

January 8th3–6 pm

Trad Jam at Liam Flynns