Shows

Our NEW CD will be released at the Mobtown Strutter’s Ball on November 4th at the Mobtown Ballroom. Balboa lesson at 8pm, swing dance starts at 9pm with music from Sarah Sullivan and the New Old Fashioneds followed by Tongue in Cheek!

October 6th9 pm–12 am

Zach and Kevin at Elk Room

October 7th12–4 pm

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

October 14th12–2 pm

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

October 14th9 pm–12 am

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

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: https://www.facebook.com/events/1720240037987477/

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!

November 7th930–1130 pm

Tongue in Cheek at the Corner! : Our monthly installment in Baltimore, every first tuesday is Fat Tuesday at Corner Bar in Hampden.

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 15th9 pm–12 am

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

Past Shows

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: https://www.facebook.com/events/1911658029105257/?ref=br_rs

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: http://www.baltimorefloatilla.com/

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!

April 1st12–2 pm

Germano’s Bottomless and Topless(?) Brunch: Join us for a bottomless and topless brunch at Germano’s! Tickets available now

March 27th5–730 pm

Historical Display of Ragtime Music: A private event for the U.S. Army, we will be playing traditional ragtime numbers with historically accurate dancers!

March 22nd10 pm–12 am

Bossa Bistro and Lounge! : We return to DC for our newest Monthly Residency. See the Tongue in Cheek Quartet pull out the weirdest hits from 26!

March 18th9–11 pm

State Theater with Twisted Knickers Burlesque! : We are supporting Twisted Knickers Burlesque at the State Theater in Falls Church VA! Tickets available through the State Theaters box office. Hope to see ya!

March 16th9 pm–12 am

Rye Bar: Prohibition Style at its finest in Baltimore. Catch Tongue in Cheek Quartet at Rye every third Thursday!

February 28th6–8 pm

Tongue in Cheek’s Annual Mardi Gras Party! : Our annual Mardi Gras Party! Come join us, bring your own, and have some fun!

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February 25th7–8 pm

Steven Cunningham’s Cornet Doctorate Recital: Tongue in Cheek supports our cornetist, Steven Cunningham as he performs for his Doctorate! Tune in Live on Facebook or join us at UMD!

February 25th1–3 pm

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: http://creativealliance.org/events/2016/tassels-champagne-great-american-songbook

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 http://germanospiattini.com/events/

January 8th3–6 pm

Trad Jam at Liam Flynns

2016

December 21st10 pm–1 am

Tongue in Cheek does Bossa Bistro: Tongue in Cheek brings their Baltimore Rag Time Style to DC for a hit right in the middle of Adams Morgan at Bossa Bistro. Hope to see ya!

December 11th3–6 pm

Trad Jazz Jam at Liam Flynns

December 10th4–6 pm

Harbor Point Winter Social: We will be serenading the beautiful area of Harbor Point for the Winter Social! Hope to see ya.

December 3rd9 pm–12 am

Rye Baltimore with Burlesque! : We are getting super prohibiton era this night at the new Rye Baltimore in Fells Point. We will be joined by Burlesque Dancers too!

December 2nd9 pm–12 am

Tnc Fits in at 1919: We will be getting rowdy and personal at 1919 again! Hope to see you for a boot stomping good time.

November 19th7–930 pm

Tongue in Cheek at the One World Coffeehouse: Tongue & Cheek with the Mobtown Strutters will be playing a variety of standard and obscure tunes for your enjoyment at the One World Coffeehouse in Columbia, MD. Tickets are $20, proceeds go to charity and the musicians. We hope to see ya!

November 18th1030 pm–12 am

Vinyl Lounge at Gypsy Sallys: Tongue in Cheek plays with Matt Andrews on violin in the Vinyl Lounge at Gypsy Sallys. Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band is in the main room so it’ll be a rowdy, fun night!

November 13th3–6 pm

Trad Jam at Liam Flynn’s

November 11th9 pm–12 am

Swinging on the Fringe: Tongue in Cheek and Orchestra Prazevica: Tongue in Cheek’s Quartet plays with the Eastern European, Turbo Folk band Orchestra Prazevica for a night of East meets West at Joe Squared

November 5th1230–6 pm

Baltimore Oyster Festival: We will be at the Inner Harbor for the Baltimore Oyster Fest. We can’t wait!

November 4th8–1130 pm

The Mobtown Strutters Ball: Oh man, its the first annual Mobtown Strutters Ball! Gonna be a hoot, we share the bill with the Bellevederes and we will be releasing our fist album this night. Everyone who goes will get a download code to the album!

October 30th3–6 pm

Trad Jam at Liam Flynn’s

October 21st9 pm–12 am

Tongue in Cheek fits in at 1919!: It’s gonna be fun.

October 16th3–6 pm

Trad Jam at Liam Flynns!

October 2nd3–6 pm

Trad Jam at Liam Flynns!

September 18th3–6 pm

Trad Jazz Jam at Liam Flynn’s: Open jam led by Tongue in Cheek. Bring your horn or axe and come play along!

September 8th4–7 pm

Tongue in Cheek at Boordy Vineyards

September 4th3–6 pm

Trad Jazz Jam at Liam Flynns!

August 26th8–10 pm

Germano’s Cabaret: The Tongue in Cheek Big Band takes you back to the Prohibition Era with all the hits from ’26!

August 14th6–9 pm

13.5% Wine Bar: Tongue in Cheek plays a combination of gypsy and traditional jazz for 13.5% Wine Bar’s Fine and Mellow jazz series.

August 12th8–1130 pm

Tongue in Cheek at New Deal Cafe!: We return to New Deal and this time on a Friday night! Help us show them why we are perfect for Friday nights!

August 3rd630–930 pm

Dancing Under the Stars: Come swing out with Tongue in Cheek for Annapolis’s “Dancing Under the Stars” summer concert series. There will be a dance instructor on site teaching you how to swing so no excuses!

July 29th530–730 pm

Bach meets Jazz at Meyerhof: Bach meets Jazz round 2, Baltimore version.

July 28th6–8 pm

Bach meets Jazz with Tongue in Cheek at the Strathmore!: Bach meets Jazz…we show you how all that counterpoint from classical first came to jazz with the Mobtown Strutters!

July 17th1230–130 pm

Artscape!: Tongue in Cheek performs on the Sound Off Live Stage at Artscape!

July 15th630–830 pm

Folk Fridays! : located in the court yard of old elliott city. Tongue in Cheek pulls out their folky numbers from their years as bluegrass and civil war musicians. Gonna be fun!

July 14th6–9 pm

The Filling Station: Hot August Music Fest Warm up: Come get ready for the Hot August Music Fest with Baltimore’s own Tongue in Cheek! Hot August Music Fest with Smoke BBQ are holding warmup events this year at the Filling Station. We’ll be bringing the heat!

July 10th3–6 pm

Trad Jazz Jam: Open jam hosted by Tongue in Cheek! We hope to see you!

July 7th7–10 pm

Make Beautiful Things: A Ritual in Fairytale and Energy Show: A traveling performance art piece from New Orleans graces Baltimore and the 4 Hour Day Lutherie with Tongue in Cheek and Abbey Becker.

June 26th3–6 pm

Trad Jazz Jam: Open jam hosted by Tongue in Cheek! We hope to see you!

June 24th6–9 pm

The Filling Station: Wood Fire Pizza, Ambient Outdoor Lighting, BYOB, what more can you ask for on a Friday after work? Joined by Matt Andrews from DC on Fiddle and Ed Goldstein from the Hall of Fame on Tuba

June 23rd6–8 pm

Village of Cross Keys Jazz in June: Tongue in Cheek and the Mobtown Strutters bring the brass boogie to Village of Cross Keys. Open to the public!

June 12th3–6 pm

Trad Jazz Jam: Open jam hosted by Tongue in Cheek! We hope to see you!

June 11th12–2 pm

Baltimore Floatilla for a Healthy Harbor: Tongue in Cheek is extremely excited to participate in the first annual Floatilla event! This event is organized by Waterfront Partnership along with other sponsors to help get the Baltimore Inner Harbor swimmable in the near future! For more information go to http://www.BaltimoreFloatilla.com

June 4th6–8 pm

Concerts on the Courtyard: Tongue in Cheek brings their jazz band to Old Elliott City for a night of swinging tunes from the 20’s

May 29th3–6 pm

Trad Jazz Jam: Open jam hosted by Tongue in Cheek! We hope to see you!

May 21st6–10 pm

Mt Vernon Marketplace Art Opening : One night only pop up show at Mt. Vernon Marketplace featuring music by the amazing Tongue in Cheek. Come out and enjoy great art, delicious food and drinks, and music that will move your feet and hearts.

May 15th3–6 pm

Trad Jazz Jam: Open jam hosted by Tongue in Cheek! We hope to see you!

May 14th330–430 pm

Baltimore Faerie Faire!: Tongue in Cheek at the Baltimore Faerie Fair. We will be on the Labyrinth Stage at 3:30pm for a 45 minute set of out of this world antics and swinging jazz!

May 12th8–11 pm

13.5% Wine Bar: Tongue in Cheek fills the air with sweet sounds from the early 20s!

May 1st3–6 pm

Trad Jazz Jam: Open jam hosted by Tongue in Cheek! We hope to see you!

April 17th3–6 pm

Trad Jazz Jam: Open jam hosted by Tongue in Cheek! We hope to see you!

April 3rd3–6 pm

Trad Jazz Jam: Open jam hosted by Tongue in Cheek! We hope to see you!

March 29th8–11 pm

13.5% Wine Bar: Tongue in Cheek is in Hamden, hon! Y’all come and drink some wine with us 🙂

March 28th6–8 pm

Light City Lantern Parade: Tongue in Cheek is marching along with the Light City Lantern Parade at the Inner Harbor! Come celebrate the Light City festival with us!

March 23rd9 pm–12 am

5th Dimension: Tongue in Cheek at the 5th Dimension!

March 20th3–6 pm

Trad Jazz Jam: Open jam hosted by Tongue in Cheek! We hope to see you!

March 15th7–930 pm

Rehearsal – Black Bottom Stomp: Would anybody like to get together Tuesday the 15th to try to work up Black Bottom Stomp? Im crazy busy the rest of this month but I have time this night….lmk! I can start as early as 5 and end as late as 1030.

March 8th7–9 pm

New Deal Cafe! : Tongue in Cheek is back at the New Deal Cafe, come join us!

March 4th8–11 pm

First Friday at the Four Hour Day Lutherie: Catch us along with some other great acts at a wonderful “House Concert” style performance at the Four Hour Day Lutherie in Hamilton!

February 21st3–6 pm

Trad Jazz Jam at Liams: Come jam along on Traditional Jazz tunes with Tongue in Cheek!

February 20th8 pm–12 am

The Purple Fiddle! : Tongue in Cheek is headed down to West Virigina to play the Purple Fiddle!

February 9th6–8 pm

Mardi Gras! : Tongue in Cheek with a full horn section does Mardi Gras! Invite your friends!

February 7th3–6 pm

Trad Jazz Jam at Liams: Come jam along on Traditional Jazz tunes with Tongue in Cheek!

February 6th10 pm–12 am

Tongue in Cheek at Joe’s Squared: Tongue in Cheek plays for the first time at the new Joe Squared location off North Avenue. We got our start here and are excited to see what the new venue is all about. Same great food and drinks!

January 24th3–6 pm

Trad Jazz Jam at Liams: Come jam along on Traditional Jazz tunes with Tongue in Cheek!

January 17th2–4 pm

Inner Harbor Ice Rink – Closing Party! : It’s your last chance to go ice skating in the Inner Harbor for the year and we will be there to help you along!

January 11th6–8 pm

Inner Harbor Ice Rink – Skatefest! : Come pirouette with the jazz styling’s of Tongue in Cheek at a fundraiser for the Special Olympics at the Inner Harbor Ice Rink!

January 10th3–6 pm

Trad Jazz Jam at Liams: Come jam along on Traditional Jazz tunes with Tongue in Cheek!

2015

December 27th3–6 pm

Trad Jazz Jam at Liams: Come jam along on Traditional Jazz tunes with Tongue in Cheek!

December 13th3–6 pm

Trad Jazz Jam at Liams: Come jam along on Traditional Jazz tunes with Tongue in Cheek!

December 8th6–8 pm

Inner Harbor Frost Fest: Tongue in Cheek on ice! At the inner harbor ice rink.

December 4th5–7 pm

Highlandtown Holiday Kick-Off: Hot jazz on a cool evening as we perform for the tree lighting and train garden opening in Highlandtown.

December 1st830–930 pm

Kickoff Party for Team With a Purpose: We provide the music as Team With a Purpose kicks off fundraising for the 2016 Ride for the Feast, at the Crown’s Blue Room.

November 29th3–6 pm

Trad Jazz Jam at Liams: Our biweekly installment of the Trad Jazz Jam at Liam Flynn’s hosted by Tongue in Cheek. Everybody is welcome to come jam!

November 22nd5–8 pm

The New Deal Cafe!: Tongue in Cheek will be performing at the New Deal Cafe for the Sunday dinner crowd from 5-8pm, free of charge!

November 15th3–6 pm

Trad Jazz Jam at Liams: Our biweekly installment of the Trad Jazz Jam at Liam Flynn’s hosted by Tongue in Cheek. Everybody is welcome to come jam!

November 14th7 pm–12 am

Black Cherry Puppet Theater – Puppet Slam! : We’re the house band this evening at the Black Cherry Puppet Theater.

November 13th6–9 pm

Tongue in Cheek at Boordy Vineyards: Private Event

November 8th10–11 pm

Tongue in Cheek at Metropolitan Kitchen and Lounge

November 1st3–6 pm

Trad Jazz Jam at Liams: Our biweekly installment of the Trad Jazz Jam at Liam Flynn’s hosted by Tongue in Cheek. Everybody is welcome to come jam!

October 30th7 pm–12 am

Tongue in Cheek Halloween Party: Time to get weird!

October 24th530–630 pm

Halloween Lantern Parade Performance: Performing at Patterson Park for the Halloween Lantern Parade

October 24th3–6 pm

The Rhythm Bones Society with Tongue in Cheek at Liam Flynn’s Ale House! : Skeffington Flynn from the Rhythm Bones Society comes to Maryland to spread the word on the Bones. Tongue in Cheek is the house band however all players of all skill levels and types of music are welcome to come and play along!

October 18th3–6 pm

Trad Jazz Jam at Liams: Our biweekly installment of the Trad Jazz Jam at Liam Flynn’s hosted by Tongue in Cheek. Everybody is welcome!

October 4th3–6 pm

Trad Jazz Jam at Liam Flynn’s: Our Biweekly Trad Jazz Jam at Liams! Everybody is welcome.

October 4th12–2 pm

First and Franklin Church: Join us for a reception celebrating the opening of a new show in the First and Franklin chapel.

October 3rd12–6 pm

Apple Harvest Festival: Enjoy the fall air and Tongue in Cheek at Millstone Cellars in Monkton,

September 27th1230–130 pm

Baltimore Book Festival: We play on the concert stage at the Inner Harbor. Festival details

September 25th6–9 pm

The Filling Station

September 20th3–6 pm

Trad Jazz Jam at Liam’s: Our biweekly installment of the Trad Jazz Jam at Liam Flynn’s hosted by Tongue in Cheek. Everybody is welcome to come jam!

September 12th12–5 pm

Glen Rock Live Arts Fest: Tongue in Cheek travels north to beautiful Glen Rock, PA.

August 29th940–1010 pm

Folk n’ Potluck 2: An acoustic showcase at the Reverb Lounge hosted by OKAY recordings. See the full schedule on Facebook.

August 29th430–530 pm

House Party with Ground Water Mafia: Details TBA

August 16th9–10 pm

TnC at HnH Building: Party!

August 8th6–9 pm

Round Falls: With Barrage Band Orchestra and Spilly and the Board of Estimates. Details

July 22nd8 pm–12 am

Swing Dance: Tongue in Cheek hosts a swing dance at the Windup Space.

July 17th9–1130 pm

Reverb Lounge: Tongue in Cheek performs a set at the intimate Reverb Lounge.

July 11th10–11 pm

Joe Squared Open Mic for OKAY Recordings: We are the featured artists at the Joe Squared July Open Mic.

July 3rd8–1130 pm

Joe Squared: TnC does Joe Squared.

July 1st930 pm–130 am

Kali’s Court

June 27th6–8 pm

Concerts on the Courtyard: Canceled due to weather

May 9th12–6 pm

Strange Folkz: Tongue in Cheek plays in the sun at the Baltimore Free Farm

March 8th3–6 pm

Jam at Liam Flynn’s


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Last updated Thu Oct 05 2017