♪♫ ★★♪♪♫ ★★♪   COMPLETE SCHEDULE OF:      ★★♪♪♫ ♪♫ 
 
<>   THE JITTERBUG VIPERS with Meaux Jeaux. Sarah Sharp, Musumi Jones &
Slim (SLIM'S MAIN BAND.)         Favorite extra sidemen: Connor Forsythe, Paul Klemperer, Greg 
Harkins. 
   
<> THE GHOST VIPERS with Connor and Greg and Meaux Jeaux
<>   IN THESE SHOES with Gaila Kenneally                                  
<>   STRAY GYPSIES with Dennis Ludiker and Noah Jeffries (when they're
available) or Dave Lincoln, Bree Bruns, Dale Morris Jr.
<>    SLIM RICHEY AND THE HIDY HIDY HOS ~~~ A.K.A. THE JITTERBUG VIPERS
<>    SLIM RICHEY BAND ~~~ WITH BREE BRUNS or KATIE HOLMES
<>   SLIM RICHEY’S NOIR GRASS with Eliot and Janice Rogers or Katie Holmes and Alan Munde

MOSTLY GONE, BUT MAYBE NOT:
<>   THE KAT'S MEOW with Kat Edmonson (Kat's in NYC!)            
<>   THE SLIM RICHEY DREAM BAND with Leeann Atherton or Tameca Jones     
<>   SLIM RICHEY’S MONSTER JAZZGRASS BAND  

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Here's something neat and hidden:
MUSIC: http://www.nimbitmusic.com/slimrichey 14 albums that I play on, many out of print– 
Nimbit Juke Box. Listen for free, or buy.
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                                        <>...  .updated on 9-4-14   ...<>  
 
INFO ON BUYING CDs AND FINDING PHOTOS, VIDEOS, MP3s, AT END (scroll way down).
Hey! This is much more than a calendar of gigs! Read on!
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 ~~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ CALENDAR:      ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ &#9834;&#9835; &#9733;&#9733;&#9834; Calendar for the Jitterbug Vipers, Stray 
Gypsies & In These Shoes
& The Slim Richey Band & More~~~~~

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September 5, 2014. Friday, 6:30 PM ‘til 8:30 at the Elephant Room, In These Shoes featuring 
Gaila Kenneally, Masumi Jones on drums and Dan Durham on bass. Very solid rhythm section! 
315 North Congress, Austin, 512 473-2279. http://www.elephantroom.com/ No cover.

September 7, 2014 Sunday, Z Tejas, The Jitterbug Vipers, Sarah, Meaux Jeaux, Slim & Masumi. 
1110 W. Sixth, 478-5355. http://ztejas.com/locations/texas/austin-6th-street/6th_calendar-! 
No Cover.

September 10, 2014 Wednesday, 7:30 ‘til 9:30. Lamberts, The Jitterbug Vipers featuring Sarah 
Sharp, Meaux Jeaux and Masumi. 401 W 2nd Street, Phone: 494 1500 Fancy Barbecue, Wood 
Grilled Steaks, Chops & Seafood. No cover.
Daniel books $200.

September 10, 2014 Wednesday, 7:30 ‘til 9:30. Lamberts, The Jitterbug Vipers featuring Sarah 
Sharp, Meaux Jeaux and Masumi. 401 W 2nd Street, Phone: 494 1500 Fancy Barbecue, Wood 
Grilled Steaks, Chops & Seafood. No cover.

September 11, 2014. Thursday, 6:00 PM ‘til 8:00 at the Elephant Room, The Jitterbug Vipers 
featuring Sarah Sharp, Meaux Jeaux and drummer fantastic Masumi Jones. 315 North Congress, 
Austin, 512 473-2279. http://www.elephantroom.com/ No cover. 

September 12, 2014 Friday. 4 ‘til 6 PM.The Jitterbug Vipers. Austin Visitor Center, The Visitor 
Center is at 603 E. 4th street- at the corner of 4th and Red River. (512) 583-7233. Awesome 
free gig. Everyone’s invited! 

September 13, 2014 Saturday. Don’t expect Meaux Jeaux or I to play in public. It’s the love-of-
my-life’s Birthday. We’ll be celebrating!

September 18, 2014. Thursday, 6:00 PM ‘til 8:00 at the Elephant Room, The Jitterbug Vipers 
featuring Sarah Sharp, Meaux Jeaux and .? 315 North Congress, Austin, 512 473-2279. 
http://www.elephantroom.com/ No cover. 

September 19, 2014 Friday. 7 PM. The Jitterbug Vipers. Smoke 'N Hops. 3799 U.S. 290, Dripping 
Springs,  http://www.smokehops.com 512.655.3069

September 20, 2014, Saturday, 9:00 ‘til 11:30 PM. Jitterbug Vipers. Radio Coffee & Beer, 4204 
Manchaca Rd. (just north of Hwy. 290) http://radiocoffeeandbeer.com/  (512) 394-7844. No 
Cover. 

September 22, 2014, Monday, 6:30 PM ‘til 8:30 at the Elephant Room, The Jitterbug Vipers 
featuring Sarah Sharp, Meaux Jeaux bassist extraordinaire and Masumi Jones drummer supreme  
fine drummer!. 315 North Congress, Austin, 512 473-2279. http://www.elephantroom.com/ No 
cover. 

September 10, 2014 Wednesday, 7:30 ‘til 9:30. Lamberts, The Jitterbug Vipers featuring Sarah 
Sharp, Meaux Jeaux and Masumi. 401 W 2nd Street, Phone: 494 1500 Fancy Barbecue, Wood 
Grilled Steaks, Chops & Seafood. No cover.
Daniel books $200.

September 24, 2014 Wednesday, 7:30 ‘til 9:30. Lamberts, The Jitterbug Vipers featuring Sarah 
Sharp, Meaux Jeaux and Masumi. 401 W 2nd Street, Phone: 494 1500 Fancy Barbecue, Wood 
Grilled Steaks, Chops & Seafood. No cover.

September 26, 2014 Friday, All day (9 AM ‘til 2 PM)! 18th Annual Texas Heritage Music Day, The 
Slim Richey All Star Band (Noir Grass with Alan Munde and Bree Bruns), at the Robbins-Lewis 
Pavilion on Schreiner University campus in Kerrville, 2100 Memorial Blvd.(Hwy. 27) 
Commemorates Jimmie Rodgers' birthday (September 8) and celebrates Texas Heritage Music 
Foundation’s 22nd  Anniversary. A free and community 
event. http://www.texasheritagemusic.org/

September 26, 2014 Friday . 6 ‘til 9 PM. The Slim Richey Band featuring vocalist Bree Bruns, 
Meaux Jeaux bassist and hot drummer Masumi Jones. Domain. 11410 Century Oaks Terrace, 
Austin. Mall Office: (512) 873-8099   http://www.simon.com/mall/the-domain/about
October 5, 2014 Sunday, Z Tejas, The Jitterbug Vipers, Sarah, Meaux Jeaux, Slim & Masumi. 
1110 W. Sixth, 478-5355. http://ztejas.com/locations/texas/austin-6th-street/6th_calendar-! 
No Cover.

September 27, 2014 Saturday .The Slim Richey Band will play a private party.

October 2, 2014 Thursday, 6:00 PM ‘til 8:00 at the Elephant Room, The Jitterbug Vipers 
featuring Sarah Sharp, Masumi Jones, & Meaux Jeaux. 315 North Congress, Austin, 512 473-
2279. http://www.elephantroom.com/ No cover.

October 6, 2014 Monday 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM Austin Bergstrom International Airport, The 
Jitterbug Vipers. No cover. Must have airline ticket. 

October 7, 2014, Tuesday, The Jitterbug Vipers play a private event in Bentonville, Arkansas.

October 8, 2014, Wednesday, The Jitterbug Vipers  Wine over Wednesday at Crystal Bridges 
Museum, Bentonville.  http://crystalbridges.org Details to follow

October 13, 2014, Monday, 6:30 PM ‘til 8:30 at the Elephant Room, The Jitterbug Vipers 
featuring Sarah Sharp, Meaux Jeaux bassist extraordinaire and Masumi Jones drummer supreme  
fine drummer!. 315 North Congress, Austin, 512 473-2279. http://www.elephantroom.com/ No 
cover. 

October 18, 2014, Saturday, 6:15 ‘til 7:15 PM. The Bree and Slim Duo. Russian House annual 
birthday party, various music from 6 PM to 10:30 or so. No cover.

October 20, 2014, Monday, 6:30 PM ‘til 8:30 at the Elephant Room, The Jitterbug Vipers 
featuring Sarah Sharp, Meaux Jeaux bassist extraordinaire and Masumi Jones drummer supreme  
fine drummer!. 315 North Congress, Austin, 512 473-2279. http://www.elephantroom.com/ No 
cover.

October 24, 2014. Friday, 6:30 PM ‘til 8:30 at the Elephant Room, In These Shoes featuring Gaila 
Kenneally, Masumi Jones on drums and Dan Durham on bass. Very solid rhythm section! 315 
North Congress, Austin, 512 473-2279. http://www.elephantroom.com/ No cover.

October 25, 2014, Saturday, 12:00 AM ‘til - 9:00 PM. The Jitterbug Vipers, Cypress Creek Café 
Back Yard Pavillion, 320 Wimberley Sq, Wimberley, Texas 78676 1st annual “Cookin For Kids” 
benefit for St.Jude Children's Research Hospital in Wimberley, Texas.. Cook teams from all over 
Texas are gearing up for the 2 day BBQ cook off, which will culminate with awards for brisket, 
chicken, ribs, chili, and beans. This is a family friendly event with something for everyone. There 
will be live music all day, along with an exhilarating live auction, motorcycle ride, delicious food, 
kids games, and much more - with 100% the proceeds going to St.Jude.  Bring your family, your 
checkbook, your dancing shoes - and most of all - bring your heart and open it up for these 
children. 
Please contact Nick Chappell for further information at 512-468-9603 or via email at 
nick@nickcdesign.com Music Line up runs from 12:00 - 9:00pm and includes GrassFire Ritual, 
The Lost Pines, Micah Wagner Band, Juke Joint Prophets, and of course, Jitterbug Vipers 8 Pm ‘til 
9. https://www.facebook.com/events/866191056759204/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming.

 
October 30, 2014 Thursday, 6:00 PM ‘til 8:00 at the Elephant Room, The Jitterbug Vipers 
featuring Sarah Sharp, Masumi Jones, & Meaux Jeaux. 315 North Congress, Austin, 512 473-
2279. http://www.elephantroom.com/ No cover.

October 31, 2014, Friday, 8 PM ‘til  10:30 Fischer Haus Cantina. The Jitterbug Vipers: Sarah 
Sharp, Meaux Jeaux, Masumi Jones, Slim Richey. In Fischer, TX off FM Road 484 from Hwy. 32 on 
Fischer Store Rd. It’ Halloween, y’all! Come on out.! www.thefischerhaus.com Suggested Cash 
Door Donation $13
http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?
address=&city=Fischer&state=TX&zipcode=&country=US&title=%3cb%3eFischer%2c%20TX%20U
S%3c%2fb%3e&cid=lfmaplink2&name Acoustic fire pit jamming afterwards so bring your 
instruments ~ camping free. 

November 1, 2014 Saturday, 8:30 PM ‘til 11:30, The Slim Richey Band featuring Bree Bruns 
vocalist with Connor Forsyth and Masumi Jones. Russian House. 307 E 5th St, Austin.(512) 428-
5442 www.russianhouseofaustin.com/ Russian food and culture. No cover.

November 7, 2014 Thursday, 6:00 PM ‘til 8:00 at the Elephant Room, The Jitterbug Vipers 
featuring Sarah Sharp, Masumi Jones, & Meaux Jeaux. 315 North Congress, Austin, 512 473-
2279. http://www.elephantroom.com/ No cover.

November 14, 2014 Thursday, 6:00 PM ‘til 8:00 at the Elephant Room, The Jitterbug Vipers 
featuring Sarah Sharp, Masumi Jones, & Meaux Jeaux. 315 North Congress, Austin, 512 473-
2279. http://www.elephantroom.com/ No cover.


November 15, 2014 The Jitterbug Vipers are playing a private event (Bar Mitzvah). We do it all. 
Keep us in mind!

November 21, 2014. Friday, 6:30 PM ‘til 8:30 at the Elephant Room, In These Shoes featuring 
Gaila Kenneally, Masumi Jones on drums and Dan Durham on bass. Very solid rhythm section! 
315 North Congress, Austin, 512 473-2279. http://www.elephantroom.com/ No cover.

December 30, 2014  Tuesday, 8:00 PM ‘til 11:00. The Starlight Theatre in Terlingua, Texas. The 
Jitterbug Vipers with Sarah Sharp, Masumi Jones and Francie Meaux Jeaux, Phone: 432 371 
3400.  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Starlight-Theatre/114093440945
No Cover charge.

December 31, 2014  Wednesday, 8:00 PM ‘til 12:00. The Thirsty Goat. Lajitas,Texas, (near 
Terlingua) The Jitterbug Vipers with Sarah Sharp, Masumi Jones and Francie Meaux Jeaux. New 
Year’s Eve Y’all and there’s no cover charge unless you buy the package deal!! 

January 10, 2015 Saturday, 8 PM. Jitterbug Vipers, Honey Creek House Concerts, Celina, TX – 
near Denton or McKinney  RSVP, <honeycreekhouseconcerts@gmail.com>, for more details and 
directions. (Doors 6:30, potluck 7, music 8) Suggested donation $20.00.

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GIG INFO:  http://www.reverbnation.com/thejitterbugvipers Lists gigs for
The Jitterbug Vipers 
plus videos and biographical information.

Jitterbug Viper Web site: www.jitterbugvipers.com

Jitterbug Viper Facebook site: https://www.facebook.com/jitterbugvipers

Jitterbug Viper Twitter site: http://twitter.com/@JitterbugVipers

LAST MINUTE GIG CHANGES: https://www.facebook.com/slim.richey

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CD ALBUMS AVAILABLE:
OUR LATEST~ 
JITTERBUG VIPERS ~ Phoebe’s Dream~ ~  Meaux Jeaux, Masumi, Sarah and Slim.
All Original Viper tunes! This is our first album of almost all originals.
Sarah wrote the lyrics to most with help on some from Elizabeth McQueen,
Katie Holmes, Jacob Jeager, and Kris Wade. Elizabeth, Katie and Jacob sang
duets with Sarah on the ones they helped write. Buffalo (Sarah’s husband)
and I wrote some of the music. I’ll send you one for $17.00. 

LAST YEARS FINE OFFERING~ 
JITTERBUG VIPERS ~ Tell ‘Em Joe Sent You ~ ~  Meaux Jeaux, Masumi, Sarah
and Slim. All Viper tunes. This is our first album recorded in a studio
(Halversonics) and it’s a wonderful production. Many great Viper tunes and
one acclaimed original. I’ll send you one for $17.00. 

BACK IN STOCK BY DEMAND~ 
JITTERBUG VIPERS ~ Live at Road House Rags ~ featuring Sarah Sharp. 12
tunes. With guest players Dan Walton, Robbie Kidd and Speedy Gonzales.
Recorded on multi-track and mixed later.  This album sounds superb. One of
the better albums I’ve played on. I’ll send you one for $12.00. 

SLIM RICHEY’S JAZZ GRASS Available on CD.  I’ll send you one for  $17.00.

I just received several CDs of the Dream Band with Lacynica that were returns from a distributor 
that went out of business. I’ll send you one for $12.00.  (While they last.)


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CHECK THIS OUT:
Since 2009, when Sarah Sharp won The #1 Best Performing Jazz Band 2008 – 2009 in the  Austin 
Chronicle Music Poll (Austin Music Awards) singing with the Jitterbug Vipers, The Jitterbug 
Vipers and our members have placed high in the polls. 

In March ’14. The Jitterbug Vipers won #1 in four categories and placed in 12. 
Best Jazz Band: The Jitterbug Vipers: #1
Best Bass Players: Francie Meaux Jeaux #1
Best Drummer: Masumi Jones #1
Best Electric Guitar: Slim Richey #1
Best Acoustic Guitar: Slim Richey #3
Best Female Vocalist: Sarah Sharp # 3
Best Songwriter: Sarah Sharp: # 6
Band of the year: Jitterbug Vipers #5
Musician of the year: Slim Richey #6
Album of the year: Phoebe's Dream - Jitterbug Vipers #4
Song of the year: Stuff It - Phoebe's Dream - Jitterbug Vipers 
Best Producer: Sarah Sharp for Phoebe's Dream #3


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Check out  internet posts:

Great Radio Show from Houston. 
We played our best. Good interviewer, Bob Stevenson.
Live performance on Houston's KUHF http://t.co/H5Jww1l &#8232;
Videos to search out:
Jitterbug Vipers videos with Sarah.
New: Ain’t Nobody’s Business- Video by Jason Lawson at Hyde Park September
11, 2012.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=0bPm-CC7ihc#at=137


Here’s a video of the Jitterbug Vipers from December 2010.
http://www.balconytv.com/v/the-jitterbug-vipers
Viper Mad by The Jitterbug Vipers - Slim Richey on guitar. Sarah Sharp
sang and videoed. 
Meaux Jeaux on bass and Masumi on drums. &#8232;This was at the Elephant Room,
November 18, 
2011. I'm playing my 1938 Kalamazoo which I hadn't played on a gig in
almost 15 years. It 
plays and sounds great.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uhbMPSbeBcY&feature=share
Most every Wednesday you can see Masumi Jones’s Jazz at Noon. Special Live
Streaming show 
every Wednesday. Location: 
http://www.facebook.com/l/sAQFdfO_F/www.lunchwithmasumi.com To see the
Jitterbug Vipers 
30 minute June performance go to: http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/15247728

Latest from the Kessler Theater in Dallas ~ 2012:
Minnie the Moocher .The Jitterbug Vipers. Dallas, Texas, March 10, 2012 at
the Kessler Theater. 
Recorded by Jeffrey Liles. http://www.youtube.com/watch?
NR=1&feature=endscreen&v=W7NfSvAJvAA

What a Little Moonlight Can Do (learned from Billie Holiday) & Ooo Shoo Be
Do Be. (This is an 
obscure Dizzy Gillespie tune. He actually sang it on the recording. I
think it’s super cool.) The 
Jitterbug Vipers. Dallas, Texas, March 10, 2012 at the Kessler Theater.
Recorded by Jeffrey 
Liles.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=F5qmG279nWI#!

Billie's Blues. Dallas, Texas, March 10, 2012 at the Kessler Theater.
Recorded by Kathleen 
Hughes and edited by Richard Jones.
http://www.youtube.c