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Miles Davis' 'Bitches Brew' to be featured for Gusto Vinyl Happy Hour on Sept. 9

Miles Davis' acclaimed 1970 double album "Bitches Brew" is the selection for Gusto Vinyl Happy Hour at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9 in the Sportsmen's Tavern.

Jeff Miers and Anita West. (Harry Scull Jr./Buffalo News)

Please note the change in pricing for Gusto Vinyl Happy Hour events. Buffalo News subscribers can now purchase a discounted $5 ticket in advance here. Non-subscribers can purchase a $10 ticket in advance here, or subscribe to The News at BuffaloNews.com/subscribe to become eligible for the discounted Gusto Vinyl Happy Hour rate.

A $10 cover will be charged at the door for those without advance tickets. Entry is not guaranteed without an advance ticket. The previous Gusto Vinyl Happy Hour featuring a Miles Davis album, "Kind of Blue" in June 2018, drew a capacity crowd of 231 attendees.

Buffalo News Music Critic Jeff Miers and 97 Rock DJ Anita West co-host each event of the series, held on the second Monday of each month.

Miers and West select a classic album from one the great forms of American music, spin portions of it on vinyl live in the club and open the floor to questions and discussion.

The evening is capped by a live performance from a hand-picked selection of Buffalo's finest musicians, who perform their own interpretations of tracks from that month's album. On Sept. 9, the band will include Tim Clarke (trumpet), Jason Moynihan (saxophone), Damone A-Miracale Jackson (drums), Brian DeJesus (bass), Walter Kemp (keys) and Jared Tinkham (guitar).

Come out for happy hour drinks, classic vinyl, an intelligent discussion and the finest local music, all at the club the annual Ameripolitan Awards decreed "the finest venue for Americana music in the world."

Each Gusto Vinyl Happy Hour includes audience participation in the discussion about the featured album. (Harry Scull Jr./Buffalo News)

Gusto Vinyl Happy Hour

When: 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9.

Where: Sportsmen's Tavern, 326 Amherst St.

With: Buffalo News Music Critic Jeff Miers and 97 Rock DJ Anita West.

Featuring: Miles Davis' "Bitches Brew," performed by Tim Clarke (trumpet), Jason Moynihan (saxophone), Damone A-Miracale Jackson (drums), Brian DeJesus (bass), Walter Kemp (keys) and Jared Tinkham (guitar).

What: Listen to songs, join a discussion and then hear a live performance of songs on the album from local musicians.

Cost (new pricing structure): Buffalo News subscribers can now purchase a discounted $5 ticket in advance here. Non-subscribers can purchase a $10 ticket in advance here. A $10 cover will be charged at the door for those without advance tickets. Entry is not guaranteed without an advance ticket.

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