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Gigs // 2013 - 2017

/ 2017

Saturday, August 19th
DLT @ One Caroline Street
1 Caroline Street
Saratoga Springs, NY
w/ Michael Novakowski - Guitar
Jon LeRoy - Organ
7:30p - 10:30p, No cover

Wednesday, July 19th
DLG w/special Guest David Sancious @ The Cutting Room
44 E.32nd St
NYC, NY
w/ Chris Biesterfeldt - guitar
Chris Clark - keyboards
Michael O’Brien - bass
One set, Live Recording
7:30pm
$15 in advance, $20 at the door

Saturday, June 17th
DLT @ One Caroline Street
1 Caroline Street
Saratoga Springs, NY
w/ Michael Novakowski - Guitar
Mike Lamkin - Organ
7:30p - 10:30p, No cover

Wednesday, May 31st
DLT @ Rosemary & Vine
29 Purchase Street
Rye, NY
w/ Ed MacEachen - guitar
Morrie Louden - bass
7pm-9pm, no cover

Friday, April 14th
DLT @ 9 Maple Avenue
9 Maple Ave
Saratoga Springs, NY
w/ Jon LeRoy-Organ
Michael Novakowski-Guitar
9pm - 1am, small cover charge

Monday, March 27th
DLG @ Rockwood Music Hall
196 Allen Street
NYC
w/ Chris Biesterfeldt - guitar
Chris Clark - keyboards
Michael O’Brien - bass
6pm, 1 set, $10

Wednesday, March 8th
DLG @ Mexicali Blues Cafe (Mexicali Live)
1409 Queen Anne Road
Teaneck, NJ
w/ Chris Biesterfeldt-guitar
Chris Clark-keyboards
Skip Ward-bass
10pm, $7 ($10, day of show)

Wednesday, February 15th
DLT @ Rosemary & Vine
29 Purchase Street
Rye, NY
w/ Nelson Riveros-guitar
Morrie Louden-acoustic bass
6:30pm-8:30pm, no cover

/ 2016

Friday, November 25th
DLT @ 9 Maple Avenue
9 Maple Ave
Saratoga Springs, NY
w/ Jon LeRoy-Organ
Michael Novakowski-Guitar
9pm - 1am

Wednesday, October 5th - LIVE Recording
DLG @ BB King's Lucille's Club
237 W. 42nd St.
NYC, NY
w/ Chris Clark - keyboards
Chris Biesterfeldt -guitar
Mike O'Brien -bass
7:30pm & 9:30pm, $15 tkts

Friday, July 1st
DLT @ 9 Maple Avenue
9 Maple Ave
Saratoga Springs, NY
w/ Jon LeRoy-Organ
Michael Novakowski-Guitar
9pm - 1am

Saturday, April 9th
DLG @ The Blue Note
(after John Scofield trio w/special guest John Medeski)
131 West 3rd Street, NYC
w/ Chris Clark - keyboards
Chris Biesterfeldt -guitar
Teymur Phell - bass
12am - 2am, $10 cover

Saturday, February 13th
DLG @ Toshi's Living Room
1141 Broadway & 26th St.
NYC, NY
w/ Chris Clark-keyboards
Chad McLoughlin- guitar
Leo Huppert- bass
7p-10p (2 sets)
No Cover

/ 2015

Sunday, December 6th
DLG @ Rockwood Music Hall
196 Allen Street
NYC, NY
w/ Chris Clark-keyboards
Chad McLoughlin- guitar
Leo Huppert- bass
Midnight

Friday, November 27th
DLT @ 9 Maple Avenue
9 Maple Ave
Saratoga Springs, NY
w/ Chad McLoughlin - guitar
Jon LeRoy- organ
9pm - 1am

Tuesday, October 20th
DLG @ Rockwood Music Hall
196 Allen Street
NYC
w/ Chris Clark - keyboards
Chad McLoughlin - guitar
Leo Huppert - bass
Midnight

Thursday, October 8th
DLG @ Parish House
388 Broadway
Albany, NY
w/ Chris Clark - keyboards
Chad McLoughlin - guitar
Leo Huppert - bass
7:30pm

Wednesday, August 26th
DLG @ The Cutting Room
44 E.32nd St
NYC, NY
w/ Chris Clark - keyboards
Chad McLoughlin - guitar
Leo Huppert - bass
8pm
$15 in advance, $20 at the door

Friday, August 7th
DLT @ Tierra Coffee Roasters
1038 Madison Ave
Albany, NY
w/ Chad McLoughlin - guitar
G. Pat Harris-acoustic bass
7 - 9pm

Friday, May 29th
DLG @ The Blue Note
(after Yellowjackets)
131 West 3rd Street, NYC
w/ Chris Clark - keyboards
Chad McLoughlin - guitar
Leo Huppert - bass
12am - 2am, $10 cover

Friday, April 3rd
DLT @ 9 Maple Avenue
9 Maple Ave
Saratoga Springs, NY
w/ Chad McLoughlin - guitar
Jon LeRoy- organ
9pm - 1am

/ 2014

Saturday, December 20th
DLG @ The Madison Theater
1036 Madison Ave
Albany, NY
w/ Chris Clark - keyboards
Chad McLoughlin - guitar
Leo Huppert - bass
8pm

Wednesday, December 3rd
DLT @ Moscow 57
168 1/2 Delancey Street
NYC
w/ Avi Rothbard - guitar
Paul Beaudry - acoustic bass

Saturday, November 15th
DLT @ Tierra Coffee Roasters
1038 Madison Ave
Albany, NY
w/ Chad McLoughlin - guitar
Jon LeRoy- organ
7 - 9pm

Saturday, October 18th
DLT @ Tierra Coffee Roasters
1038 Madison Ave
Albany, NY
w/ Chad McLoughlin - guitar
Jon LeRoy- organ
7 - 9pm

Friday, August 1st
DLT @ 9 Maple Avenue
9 Maple Ave
Saratoga Springs, NY
w/ Chad McLoughlin - guitar
Bob Kendall - acoustic bass
9pm - 1am

Friday, June 6th
DLT @ 9 Maple Avenue
9 Maple Ave
Saratoga Springs, NY
w/ Chad McLoughlin - guitar
Bob Kendall - acoustic bass
9pm - 1am

Saturday, May 3rd
DLG @ Red Square
388 Broadway
Albany, NY
w/ Chad McLoughlin - guitar
Chris Clark - keyboards
Dave Johnsen - bass
9pm - 10:30pm, $10 cover

Friday, April 18th
DLT @ 9 Maple Avenue
9 Maple Ave
Saratoga Springs, NY
w/ Chad McLoughlin - guitar
Bob Kendall - acoustic bass
9pm - 1am

Friday, March 1st
DLG @ The Blue Note
(after Bill Evans Soulgrass w/John Popper)
131 West 3rd Street, NYC
w/ Chris Clark - keyboards
Chad McLoughlin - guitar
Dave Johnsen - bass
12am - 2am, $10 cover

Friday, February 21st
DLT @ 9 Maple Avenue
9 Maple Ave
Saratoga Springs, NY
w/ Chad McLoughlin - guitar
Bob Kendall - acoustic bass
9pm - 1am

Tuesday, January 28th
DLG @ ShapeShifter Lab
18 Whitwell Place, Brooklyn, NY
w/ Chris Clark - keyboards
Chad McLoughlin - guitar
Dave Johnsen - bass
9:30pm - one set, $8 cover

/ 2013

Saturday, December 28th
DLG @ Red Square
388 Broadway
Albany, NY
w/ Chad McLoughlin - guitar
Chris Clark - keyboards
Dave Johnsen - bass
10:30pm-12am, $10 cover

Friday, December 13th
DLT @ 9 Maple Avenue
9 Maple Ave
Saratoga Springs, NY
w/ Chad McLoughlin - guitar
Bob Kendall - acoustic bass
9pm - 1am, No cover!

Past Gigs

Thursday, November 7th
DLG @ Garcia's at The Capital Theater
149 Westchester Ave
Portchester, NY
w/ Chad McLoughlin - guitar
Chris Clark - keyboards
Skip Ward - bass
9pm

Friday, October 11th
DLT @ 9 Maple Avenue
9 Maple Ave
Saratoga Springs, NY
w/ Chad McLoughlin - guitar
Bob Kendall - bass
9pm - 1am, No cover!

Friday, October 4th
DLG @ Garcia's at The Capital Theater (after Herbie Hancock)
149 Westchester Ave
Portchester, NY
w/ Chad McLoughlin - guitar
Chris Clark - keyboards
Skip Ward - bass
10:30/11pm - 1am, No cover

Friday, August 16th
DLG @ The Blue Note
(after Mike Stern/Eric Johnsen)
131 West 3rd Street, NYC
w/ Chris Clark - keyboards
Chad McLoughlin - guitar
Dave Johnsen - bass
12am - 2am, $10 cover

Sunday, February 24th
DLG @ ShapeShifter Lab
18 Whitwell Place, Brooklyn, NY
w/ Chris Clark - keyboards
Chad McLoughlin - guitar
Dave Johnsen - bass
9pm - one set, $8 cover

Monday, February 18th
DLG @ The Bitter End
147 Bleeker Street
New York City
w/ Chad McLoughlin - Guitar
Chris Clark - Keyboards
Dave Johnsen - Bass
9pm - one set, $5 cover

Saturday, December 29th
DLT @ 9 Maple Avenue
9 Maple Ave
Saratoga Springs, NY
w/ Chad McLoughlin - Guitar
Jonah Jonathan - Bass
9p - 1a, No cover

Friday, October 12th
DLG @ Sullivan Hall
214 Sullivan St.
(btwn. Bleeker & W.3rd)
NYC
w/ Chad McLoughlin - Guitar
Skip Ward - Bass
Chris Clark - Keyboards
special guest, Adam Holzman -Keyboards
8pm - one set, $10 cover

Saturday, October 6th
DLT @ One Caroline Street
1 Caroline Street
Saratoga Springs, NY
w/ Chad McLoughlin - Guitar
Lou Smalldone - Bass
8p - 11p, No cover

Friday, October 5th
DLT @ Mouzon House
1 York Street
Saratoga Springs, NY
w/ George Muscatello - Guitar
Rich Syracuse - Bass
8p - 11:30p, No cover

Saturday, September 15th
DLG @ The Blue Note
(after Brecker Bros. Reunion band)
131 West 3rd
NYC
w/ Chad McLoughlin - Guitar
Chris Clark - Keyboards
Morrie Louden - Bass
11:30p - 2a, $10 cover

Wednesday March 21st
DLG @ Mexicali Blues Cafe (Mexicali Live)
1409 Queen Anne Road
Teaneck, NJ
w/ Chad McLoughlin - Guitar
James Cammack - Bass
Chris Clark - Keys
10:30pm, $10 cover

Friday, January 27th
DLG @ Sullivan Hall
214 Sullivan St.
(btwn. Bleeker & W.3rd)
w/ Chad McLoughlin - Guitar
Skip Ward - Bass
Chris Clark - Keyboards
8pm, $10 cover

Friday, August 5th
DLG @ BB King's Lucille's Club
237 W. 42nd St.
w/ Chad McLoughlin - Guitar
Skip Ward - Bass
Chris Clark - Keyboards
8pm - 2am

Stay tuned for Blue Note, NYC Late night set.

News

3/01/2016 - darren lyons is currently recording performances in NYC and the Tri-state area for a new live CD.
DLG has performed along side on bills with Herbie Hancock, The Brecker Bros, Mike Stern/Eric Johnson, Yellowjackets and John Scofield trio in 2012-16. Electric band material can also now be heard on the new Darren Lyons Group channel on Pandora.

Darren Lyons Trio is currently recording a new trio cd of Wes Montgomery songs.

Darren Lyons Trio has recorded a new CD entitled "3 Trios". It features 3 pianists -- Jeremy Manasia, Carlton Holmes, and Lou Rainone -- along with Paul Beaudry on bass for all tracks. The CD was mixed by Joe Ferla and mastered by Mark Wilder. Now available.
Can also be heard on WBGO 88.3 FM (12/2010) and Pandora.

Darren recently finished co-production and drumming duties on singer/songwriter Kramer Daniels second CD, "Sleepover". Continuing with the same lineup from "Digital Sushi", Dominic Miller-guitar (Sting, Pretenders), Tony Trischka, Jeff Andrews (Michael Brecker, Steps Ahead), Skip Ward (Phoebe Snow, Bela Fleck, DLG) and Manolo Badrena (Weather Report, Ahmad Jamal). The cd was mixed by Joe Ferla at Avatar NYC and mastered by Greg Calbi. Darren completed drumming and production on Kramer Daniels' "Digital Sushi" and the CD is now available at kramerdaniels.com.

Darren was participating at IAJE this year in NYC. At the Peter Erskine clinic on 1/13/07, Darren was asked to join his old teacher on stage for a demonstration on Peter's concepts of "Time Awareness". Darren shared the stage with Peter and legendary bassist Rufus Reid. See the photo's

The Darren Lyons Group new cd "Evil Genius", produced by David Sancious. Manolo Badrena (Weather Report, Joni Mitchell, Eyewitness) plays percussion on 4 cuts. See a video clip of DLG w/ Manolo Badrena at the Knitting Factory, NYC 05'. We have decided to put it out ourselves. Now Available. The packaging is fantastic and award winning engineer Lawrence Manchester was a blast to work with.

"Evil Genius" was mixed at the breath-taking Bi-Coastal Studios, NY. Mastering was completed at The Lodge, NYC by Emily Lazar.

A new Artt Frank drum book availible at Schaffner Press. The book features comments on Artt's legendary be-bop drumming by Darren along with Terrie Lynn Carrington and Dave Brubeck. Visit the press page for a look.