EVENTS

  • Mon
    23
    Sep
    2013
    7:30 pmGrease Monkey

    AJCO FEATURING GALE CRUZ GREASE MONKEY 200 N. MESQUITE ARLINGTON 7:30 TO 10 NO COVER GREAT BURGERS

  • Mon
    23
    Sep
    2013
    7:30 pmGrease Monkey

    AJCO FEATURING GALE CRUZ GREASE MONKEY 200 N. MESQUITE ARLINGTON 7:30 TO 10 NO COVER GREAT BURGERS

  • Mon
    02
    Dec
    2013
    7:30 pmGrease Monkey

    7:30 to 10 pm
    NO COVER - GREAT FOOD
    400 N. Mesquite
    Arlington, TX

  • Wed
    11
    Dec
    2013
    7:00 pmSweetwater Grill and Tavern

    Sweetwater Grill and Tavern
    Denton
    7 to 11

  • Thu
    12
    Dec
    2013
    6:00 pmDallas Museum of Art

    6 to 8pm
    NO COVER

  • Fri
    27
    Dec
    2013
    Crescent Club

    Rosewood Hotel

  • Mon
    30
    Dec
    2013
    7:30 - 10:00pmGrease Monkey

    NO COVER GREAT FOOD
    400 N. Mesquite
    Arlington, TX

  • Tue
    31
    Dec
    2013
    Wed
    01
    Jan
    2014
    9:00 pmSkyline Bar

    NEW YEARS EVE and January 1st
    WINSTAR CASINO
    SKYLINE LOUNGE
    with Addison Frei and Matt Young
    9 to1

  • Fri
    31
    Jan
    2014
    8:30 pmSoho Food and Jazz

    With Gale Cruz, Austin Byrd and Nolan Byrd; Soho Food and Jazz, 5290 Beltline Red Addison. Friday Jan 31st; 8:30 PM to 12:30 AM

  • Tue
    25
    Feb
    2014
    7:30 amThe Grease Monkey 200 N. Mesquite, Arlington, TX
  • Fri
    14
    Mar
    2014
    8:30 to 12:30Soho Food and Jazz 5290 Beltline Road, Addison, TX

    Gale Cruz
    Austin Byrd
    Nolan Byrd

    Come in for some great music and great food. No Cover.

  • Mon
    24
    Mar
    2014
    7:30 to 10The Grease Monkey 200 N. Mesquite, Arlington, TX

    Come on down and have some great food and hear this incredible big band. No cover

  • Fri
    28
    Mar
    2014
    9 to 1Winstar Casino Skyline Bar, Thackerville OK

    Gale Cruz
    Addison Frei
    Mike Nicosia

    Come on down and do some gambling, have a drink and enjoy some great music.

  • Sat
    29
    Mar
    2014
    9 to 1Winstar Casino Skyline Bar, Thackerville OK
  • Fri
    11
    Apr
    2014
    8:30 to 12:30Soho Food and Jazz 5290 Beltline Road, Addison, TX

    Gale Cruz
    Austin Byrd
    Nolan Byrd

    Come in for some great food and great music. No Cover.

  • Fri
    18
    Apr
    2014
    9 to 1Winstar Casino Skyline Bar, Thackerville OK

    Gale Cruz
    Keys (tbd)
    Mike Nicosia

  • Sat
    19
    Apr
    2014
    9 to 1Winstar Casino Skyline Bar, Thackerville OK
  • Fri
    25
    Apr
    2014
    5:30 amJazz Stage

    Come check us out and then stick around to hear the amazing 1:00 Jazz Band immediately followed by the incredible Al Jarreau.

  • Sat
    26
    Apr
    2014
    9 to 1Soho Food and Jazz 5290 Beltline Road, Addison, TX

    Gale Cruz - vocals
    Eric Willis - keys
    Drums TBD

  • Mon
    28
    Apr
    2014
    7:30 to 10The Grease Monkey 200 N. Mesquite, Arlington, TX

    Come out and hear an amazing band. Get some great food. No Cover

  • Sat
    17
    May
    2014
    9 to 1Soho Food and Jazz 5290 Beltline Road, Addison, TX

    Band TBD

  • Sat
    24
    May
    2014
    9 to 1Winstar Casino Skyline Bar, Thackerville OK

    Gale Cruz-vocals, Mike Nicosia-drums, Piano TBD

  • Sun
    25
    May
    2014
    9 to 1Winstar Casino Skyline Bar, Thackerville OK

    Gale Cruz-vocals, Mike Nicosia-drums, Keys TBD

  • Mon
    26
    May
    2014
    7:30 to 10The Grease Monkey 200 N. Mesquite, Arlington, TX

    Come hear this amazing band. NO COVER - GREAT BURGERS

  • Sat
    06
    Sep
    2014
    9 pm to 1 amWinstar Casino Skyline Bar, Thackerville OK

    GALE CRUZ TRIO - Randy Wensel-keys and JR Byrd-guitar and vocals

  • Fri
    12
    Sep
    2014
    8:30 to 12:30Soho Food and Jazz 5290 Beltline Road, Addison, TX

    GALE CRUZ TRIO with Randy Wensel-keys, Bobby Breaux-drums. GREAT FOOD - NO COVER

  • Sat
    13
    Sep
    2014
    8:30 to 12:30Soho Food and Jazz 5290 Beltline Road, Addison, TX

    Come on down to Soho for fabulous food, and wonderful music. NO COVER - GREAT FOOD.

  • Sat
    20
    Sep
    2014
    9 to1Winstar Casino Skyline Bar, Thackerville OK

    Gale Cruz and Randy Wensel.  Third musician TBD.

  • Mon
    22
    Sep
    2014
    7:30 to 10pmThe Grease Monkey 200 N. Mesquite, Arlington, TX

    Come hear the amazing American Jazz Composer's Orchestra featuring Gale Cruz. Great Burgers-Great Music-NO COVER

  • Fri
    26
    Sep
    2014
    9 pm to 1 amWinstar Casino Skyline Bar, Thackerville OK

    GALE CRUZ TRIO with Randy Wensel-keys, Mike Medina-drums

  • Fri
    03
    Oct
    2014
    9 pm to 1 amWinstar Casino Skyline Bar, Thackerville OK

    Gale Cruz-vocals, Randy Wensel-keys and the amazing JR Byrd-guitar and vocals. Please join us for a combination of so many styles, old and new. Win some money, and have some fun.

  • Tue
    14
    Oct
    2014
    7 to 11 pmSambuca Lounge, McKinney Street, Dallas, TX

    PLEASE COME DOWN AND JOIN US FOR THE RELEASE OF MY NEW CD "HELLO, IT'S ME". I'M SO EXCITED TO BE GETTING IT OUT THERE AND I KNOW YOU'LL ENJOY THE BAND OF WONDERFUL MUSICIANS. Mario Cruz-woodwinds, Addison Frei-keys, Jeff Plant-bass and Dennis Durick- drums. We'll be performing 8 pieces from the CD, plus other material and of course, gotta let the guys play some instrumentals! Please come down, NO COVER, GREAT FOOD, WONDERFUL VENUE!!!

  • Wed
    15
    Oct
    2014
    8 TO 10:30THE WHITEHOUSE IN DENTON

    If you couldn't make it to Dallas to CD Release Party No. 1 then no excuses!  Come to CD Release party no.2.

    Gale Cruz - Vocals,  Mario Cruz-woodwinds and EWI, Addison Frei-keyboard, Matt Young-drums, Jeff Eckels-bass

  • Fri
    17
    Oct
    2014
    9 pm to 1 amWinstar Casino Skyline Bar, Thackerville OK

    Come on down to the Winstar and celebrate my birthday with me...or as I like to call it, the anniversary of my 29th birthday. Randy Wensel-keys JR Byrd-guitar and vocals.

  • Sat
    18
    Oct
    2014
    8:30 to 12:30Soho Food and Jazz 5290 Beltline Road, Addison, TX

    Come on down to hear some great music at one of the nicest restaurants in Addison. GREAT FOOD - NO COVER - GREAT MUSIC!!!

  • Mon
    27
    Oct
    2014
    7:30 to 10pmThe Grease Monkey 200 N. Mesquite, Arlington, TX

    Nuff Said! Come down to hear some of Dallas's finest musicians all in one spot! Oh and yeah, I get to sing with these guys! NO COVER - GREAT FOOD - NICE EARLY EVENING!!

  • Sat
    08
    Nov
    2014
    9 pm to 1 amWinstar Casino Skyline Bar, Thackerville OK

    COME ON OUT AND ENJOY SOME DRINKS AND GAMBLING WITH US.

  • Sat
    15
    Nov
    2014
  • Mon
    24
    Nov
    2014
    7:30 to 10pmThe Grease Monkey 200 N. Mesquite, Arlington, TX

    COME OUT AND HEAR THIS AMAZING BIG BAND WITH SOME OF THE BEST PLAYERS IN DFW.

    GREAT BURGERS-GREAT MUSIC-GREAT VENUE-NO COVER.

    GALE WILL HAVE HER CD ON SALE!!!!

  • Wed
    26
    Nov
    2014
    9 pm to 1 amWinstar Casino Skyline Bar, Thackerville OK

    COME ON OUT AND JOIN US FOR SOME PRE-THANKSGIVING FUN!

  • Thu
    27
    Nov
    2014
    9 pm to 1 amWinstar Casino Skyline Bar, Thackerville OK

    COME ON OUT AND BURN OFF SOME OF THAT TURKEY DINNER

    GAMBLE, LISTEN TO MUSIC AND HANG OUT WITH US!

  • Sat
    06
    Dec
    2014
    7 to 11 pmANATOLE HOTEL, DALLAS TEXAS

    JAMES DAVIS ORCHESTRA EVENT

  • Thu
    11
    Dec
    2014
    7 to 11 pmTHE KITCHEN CAFE

    GALE CRUZ - VOCALS

    MARIO CRUZ - REEDS

    DENNIS DURICK - DRUMS

    KEYS AND BASS TBD

  • Mon
    22
    Dec
    2014
    7:30 to 10pmThe Grease Monkey 200 N. Mesquite, Arlington, TX

    COME DOWN FOR THIS AMAZING BIG BAND, AND SOME SPECIAL CHRISTMAS SONGS AS WELL!!!  REST YOUR WEARY BONES FROM ALL OF THAT CHRISTMAS SHOPPING AND ENJOY SOME GREAT MUSIC AND WONDERFUL FOOD.

  • Thu
    25
    Dec
    2014
    9 pm to 1 amWinstar Casino Skyline Bar, Thackerville OK

    YES IT'S CHRISTMAS NIGHT, AND ALL THROUGH THE CASINO PEOPLE WERE HAVING FUN AND WINNING MONEY.  CUT LOOSE A LITTLE AFTER ALL THAT  HOLIDAY STRESS.

  • Fri
    26
    Dec
    2014
    8:30 to 12:30Soho Food and Jazz 5290 Beltline Road, Addison, TX

    COME OUT AFTER ALL OF THAT HOLIDAY STRESS AND JUST TREAT YOURSELF TO SOME WORLD CLASS FOOD AND WONDERFUL MUSIC.

    GALE CRUZ - VOCALS

    TODD PARSNOW - GUITAR

    3RD PIECE TBD

  • Wed
    31
    Dec
    2014
    9 pm to 1 amWinstar Casino Skyline Bar, Thackerville OK

    IF YOU HAVEN'T MADE YOUR NEW YEARS EVE PLANS YET, PLEASE JOIN US.

  • Wed
    07
    Jan
    2015
    8 TO 10:30WHITEHOUSE ESPRESSO AND BEER GARDEN 424 BRYAN ST, DENTON

    Come on out and hang with us while the wonderful Addison Frei and Nolan Byrd are in town.  Wonderful intimate venue.  NO COVER  Great food, wine and beer.

    Gale Cruz - vocals Mario Cruz - sax Addison Frei - keys  Nolan Byrd -drums  and Youn Heo - bass.

  • Fri
    09
    Jan
    2015
    9 pm to 1 amWinstar Casino Skyline Bar, Thackerville OK

    Come out and hear myself with Will Foraker and Justin Wade doing a real mix of all kinds of music.   Gamble and have a few drinks.  We'd love to see you.

  • Fri
    16
    Jan
    2015
    8:30 to 12:30Soho Food and Jazz 5290 Beltline Road, Addison, TX

    Band TBD...But wonderful venue,  Great Food, No Cover....Great Jazz and R&B.

  • Tue
    27
    Jan
    2015
    7:00 pmSambuca Uptown

    featuring Gale Cruz, Mario Cruz, Jeff Plant, Dennis Durick and Josh Hanlon

  • Sun
    26
    Apr
    2015
    2:30 pmJazz Stage

    Join us for this amazing event featuring Mario and myself with Josh Hanlon, Matt Young, Jeff Plant and Todd Parsnow doing a mix of Mario's originals from his new CD, and some vocal covers from my CD and other sources as well. This is always an amazing event.  Come hear the music and see the amazing art as well.

  • Mon
    27
    Apr
    2015
    7:30 to 10pmThe Grease Monkey 200 N. Mesquite, Arlington, TX

    Come on out and hear this amazing big band.  Always a fun venue with great food and NEVER a cover charge.

  • Fri
    09
    Oct
    2015
    8:30 to 12:305290 Beltline Road, Addison

    COME HANG OUT WITH US AT ONE OF THE FINEST RESTAURANTS IN TOWN.

    Gale Cruz - vocals

    Ben MacDonald - keys

    Chris Petro - drums

    NO COVER - GREAT FOOD - GREAT MUSIC - GREAT PEOPLE

  • Mon
    24
    Jul
    2017
    7:30 pmThe Grease Monkey

    Hey Everybody,

    Just want to let you know that Mario and I are filling in for the AJCO this Monday at the Grease Monkey this Monday 400 N. Mesquite St, in Arlington. Mario wouldn't want me to say but.....

    IT'S HIS BIRTHDAY!

    Anyway, this is super relaxed, and please bring your ax and feel free to sit in with us. We know it's oppressively hot, and totally understand if you don't feel like leaving the comfort of your homes, but we'd love to see you. And if you think of anyone to forward this to, please do!

    We're playing 7:30 to 10pm

    Colin Campbell - keys
    Jaelun Washngton - drums
    Jeffrey Eckels - bass.

    Come on down if you can make it, we'd love to see you!