Decatur Street Beat
"Serving North Carolina from the Coast to the Mountains"
Dick Sloane, Keith Longmire, Irv Eisen, Dan Cunningham
Decatur Street Beat has played foot stomping, toe tapping, New Orleans style Dixieland music since 2004. They have played for 4th of July picnics at the beach, Mardi Gras parties, birthday parties, local restaurants, a jazz festival in Virginia, a number of senior living centers in the Durham area and even some jazz funerals. The group is made up of experienced Dixieland musicians. They took their name from Decatur St. which runs through the French Quarter past Jackson Square, Cafe du Monde and Tujagues, the tuba player's favorite restaurant. They want to bring to central North Carolina what they feel is the happiest, liveliest and easiest music to listen to. You can take us home with you on our CD, available for just $10.
Dick Sloane, trombone, has played actively with a number of Dixieland bands in the Triangle area since 1982. He is the leader of the Fidgety Feet Dixieland band. Dick recently retired from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences in the Research Triangle Park.
Keith Longmire, clarinet and saxophone, is a retired band director from the Durham Public Schools,
having taught his last 15 years at Carrington Middle School. He has also taught in Columbus County and
Granville County Schools. Keith repairs, buys and sells woodwind instruments, so if you are looking for
a clarinet or saxophone, Keith's your man.
Check out his web site.
Keith also plays with Leon Jordan's Continentals Dance Band.
Upcoming and Recent Performances
Aug. 26, 2016 - 7:00 - 9:00 pm, Saladelia Cafe, 4201 University Dr., Durham
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Aug. 27, 2016 - 2:30 - 4:30 pm, Birthday party at the Glenaire Retirement Community
Oct. 16, 2016 - 5:00 - 7:00 pm, Entertain the patrons at the Fullsteam Brewery
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Nov. 1, 2016 - Noon - 2:00 pm, NIEHS 50th Anniversary
Nov. 26, 2016 - 5:30 pm, Thanksgiving Party
Aug. 5, 2016 - 1:00 - 3:00 pm, Entertain the travelers at RDU International Airport
Jul. 22, 2016 - 7:00 - 9:00 pm, Saladelia Cafe, 4201 University Dr., Durham
Jul. 6, 2016 - 7:30 - 8:30 pm, Entertain the residents at the Carol Woods Retirement Community
Jul. 1, 2016 - 3:00 - 4:00 pm, Entertain the residents at the Forest at Duke
Jun. 24, 2016 - 7:00 - 9:00 pm, Saladelia Cafe, 4201 University Dr., Durham
May 25, 2016 - Noon, Volunteer luncheon for the Durham Center for Senior Life
Apr. 29, 2016 - 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Last Friday in Hillsborough
Apr. 22, 2016 - 7:00 - 9:00 pm, Saladelia Cafe, 4201 University Dr., Durham
Mar. 25, 2016 - 7:00 - 9:00 pm, Saladelia Cafe, 4201 University Dr., Durham
Mar. 20, 2016 - 5:00 - 7:00 pm, Full Steam Brewery, 726 Rigsbee Ave., Durham
Mar. 12, 2016, - 8:00 -10:00 am, Sola Hot Mini 5K Hosted by the Sola Coffee Cafe
Mar. 4, 2016, - 4:00 - 6:00 pm, Entertain travelers at RDU Airport, Terminal 1 Baggage Area
Feb. 28, 2016 - 3:30 - 4:30 pm, Perform for the residents at Brookdale North Raleigh
Feb. 26, 2016 - 7:00 - 9:00 pm, Saladelia Cafe, 4201 University Dr., Durham
Feb. 13, 2016 - 3:00 - 4:30 pm, Valentine's Dance at Capital Oaks Retirement Resort
Feb. 9, 2016 - 4:30 pm, Mardi Gras party at the Orange County Sr. Center in Hillsborough
Feb. 6, 2016 - 6:30 pm, Perform for the residents at the Villas at Culp Arbor
Feb. 4, 2016 - 5:30 pm, Perform for the residents at the Hillcrest Convalescent Center
Jan. 22, 2016 - 7:00 - 9:00 pm, - CANCELLED DUE TO BAAAAD WEATHER! - Saladelia Cafe, 4201 University Dr., Durham
Jan. 17., 2016 - 3:00 pm, Celebration of Life
Dec. 31, 2015 - 7:00 pm, Perform for the residents at Emerald Pond
Dec. 31, 2015 - 4:00 pm, Perform for the residents at the Forest at Duke
Dec. 19, 2015 - 7:00 - 9:00 pm, Saladelia Cafe, 4201 University Dr., Durham
Oct. 30, 2015 - 7:00 - 9:00 pm, Saladelia Cafe, 4201 University Dr., Durham
Oct. 25, 2015 - 2:30 - 5:00 pm, 17th Annual Habitat for Humanity House Party
Oct. 21, 2015 - 4:00 - 6:00 pm, Autumn Festival at Bartlett Reserve
"Dixieland Music for All Occassions"
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