Shows

Eddie slipped a smoke from a silver tin and searched his pockets for the firing pin. He tucked a fiver in the cuff of his black watch cap, so Angel wouldn't get it she ever came back. It was midnight, and he heard the sound of the Texas Eagle rollin' into town.

—How Do You Watch a Movin' Train (T Burns)

Upcoming Shows

 

Bos Meadery - Madison, WI - Friday, December 29, 2017 - 7pm to 9pm

December 29, 2017, 7pm - 9pm

On Friday December 29, I will be a solo act at the Bos Meadery on East Washington Avenue in Madison.

From their website: “Bos Meadery seeks to bring mead into the 21st century and introduce it to the thriving community of local foodies and craft beverage lovers in Wisconsin. Our emphasis is on using quality ingredients to create highly quaffable dry and sparkling modern meads. Mead Made Modern!”

Map to Bos Meadery - Madison, WI - Friday, December 29, 2017 - 7pm to 9pm

Bos Meadery, 849 East Washington Avenue, Madison, WI, USA

Bos Meadery website

Cave Of The Mounds - Blues and Brews - January 20, 2018

Cave Of The Mounds - Blues and Brews - January 20, 2018

January 20, 2018, 6pm to 9pm

On Saturday January 20, 2017, from 6pm to 9pm, I’ll be at Cave of the Mounds in Blue Mounds, Wisconsin, for their “Friday After Dark” event entitled “Blues and Brews.” They describe it this way: “Experience the Cave like never before at your own pace and sample a different beer at each stop along the way. Enjoy live blues guitar inside the cave as you enjoy your brews.” Does that sound like fun, or what? Reservations required.

Map to Cave Of The Mounds - Blues and Brews - January 20, 2018

2975 Cave of the Mounds Road, Blue Mounds, Wisconsin, United States

Cave of the Mounds website

Past Shows

Rock & Wool Winery

Rock & Wool Winery

August 26, 2017, 2 - 4:30pm

It’ll be TBurns and The Boomerangs at The Rock N Wool Winery on Saturday August 26, 2017 from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm. The Rock and Wool vineyard is located on 40 beautiful acres in Poynette, Wisconsin. All their wines are made from Wisconsin grapes. Come on out for a tasting or a tour on a beautiful July weekend in Wisconsin.

Paoli Schoolhouse Cafe

Paoli Schoolhouse Cafe

July 29, 2017, 6-8 pm

I will be back at the Paoli Schoolhouse Cafe in Paoli, Wisconsin on Saturday, July 29, 2017 with a new band called “You Owe Me Ten Dollars”. It’s a trio with Keith Heimforth and Kevin McConeghey. We start playing at 6:00 pm and finish up at 8:00 pm. We’ll play lots of new music, Lots of Blues, lots of Americana, and lots of fun. C’mon out and request a little something.

 

42 Ale House

July 22, 2017, 7pm - 9pm

It’ll be TBurns and The Boomerangs at 42 Ale House in St. Francis, Wisconsin on July 22 from 7pm to 9pm.

42 Ale House: “We specialize in all things geek; in addition to playable game consoles and tabletop, we also have tournaments, barcraft, cosplay events, wifi for handleld play, and selection of gaming themed food/drink.”

Mt. Horeb Art Fair - Saturday July 15, 2017

Mt. Horeb Art Fair - Saturday July 15, 2017

July 15, 2017, 12-3pm

On Saturday, July 15, 2017 starting at noon, it’ll be TBurns and the Boomerangs right down on Main Street in front of the Chamber of Commerce under the white tent. Be sure to stop by and say hello. We play until about 3:00pm. The MH Art Fair is a blast! Don’t miss this one!

House Concert

House Concert

July 15, 2017, 6-8 pm

It’s a four-piece fun-fest with Jim Giles, Keith Heimforth, Kevin McConeghey and myself. We start playing at 6:00 pm and finish up about 8:00 pm. We’ll play lots of new music, Lots of Blues, lots of Americana, and lots of fun. It’s a place to sit and listen and get up close and personal to the musicians. You can’t lose!

 

The Grumpy Troll - June 22, 2017 - 6pm - 8pm

June 22, 2017, 6-8 pm

On Thursday June 22nd, I’ll be upstairs in the Pizzaria all by myself at the Grumpy Troll Brew Pub in Mt. Horeb from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. . “Whatever the occasion, The Grumpy Troll is the perfect spot to meet friends, family and business associates for a fun and relaxing get-together. The family restaurant on the first level features a full lunch and dinner menu, including lunch and dinner specials prepared by our chef. The pizzeria, located on the second floor, features gourmet pizzas from around the world and boasts the “Treber” grain dough crusts, the same grain the brewery uses to produce its award-winning beer.”

Rock N Wool Winery -  June 10

Rock N Wool Winery - June 10

June 10, 2017, 2 - 4:30pm

June 10, 2017, 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm

It’ll be TBurns and The Boomerangs at The Rock N Wool Winery on Saturday June 10, 2017 from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm. The Rock and Wool vineyard is located on 40 beautiful acres in Poynette, Wisconsin. All their wines are made from Wisconsin grapes. Come on out for a tasting or a tour on a beautiful July weekend in Wisconsin.

 

Portage Wine Walk - April 28, 2017 - 7pm- 11pm

April 28, 2017, 7pm - 11pm

It’ll be TBurns and the Boomerangs at the Ballroom (112 East Cook Street) in Portage, Wisconsin for the annual Wine Walk on April 28. We start at 7pm and play until 11pm. Wine… Spring weather… Music… Food… how can you miss?

 

Cellar Speakeasy Lounge - April 22, 2017

April 22, 2017, 8pm-10pm

It’ll be TBurns and the Boomerangs on April 22, 2017 at the Cellar Speakeasy Lounge in Baraboo, Wisconsin. We play from 8pm to 10pm. This is a really cool basement venue… cozy… nifty. Don’t miss it!

Grumpy Troll - March 12, 2017

Grumpy Troll - March 12, 2017

March 12, 2017, 4pm-6pm

It’ll be TBurns and the Boomerangs at the Grumpy Troll Brew Pub in Mt. Horeb from 4:00pm to 6:00pm. We’ll be upstairs in the Pizzaria. “Whatever the occasion, The Grumpy Troll is the perfect spot to meet friends, family and business associates for a fun and relaxing get-together. The family restaurant on the first level features a full lunch and dinner menu, including lunch and dinner specials prepared by our chef. The pizzeria, located on the second floor, features gourmet pizzas from around the world and boasts the “Treber” grain dough crusts, the same grain the brewery uses to produce its award-winning beer.”

Private Party - February 25, 2017

Private Party - February 25, 2017

February 25, 2017, 4pm to 6pm

It’s an Americana birthday party/House Concert. I’d tell you where… but… you know… it’s private!

 

Paoli Schoolhouse Cafe - February 4 - 6pm to 8pm

February 4, 2017, 6-8 pm

I will be back at the Paoli Schoolhouse Cafe in Paoli, Wisconsin on Saturday, February 4, 2017. It’s a solo show this time. I start playing at 6:00 pm and finish up at 8:00 pm. I’ll be inside across from the bar. C’mon out and request a little something.

Cave Of The Mounds - Blues and Brews - January 21, 2017

Cave Of The Mounds - Blues and Brews - January 21, 2017

January 21, 2017, 6-9 pm

On Saturday January 21, 2017, I’ll be at Cave of the Mounds in Blue Mounds, Wisconsin, for their “Friday After Dark” event entitled “Blues and Brews.” They describe it this way: “Experience the Cave like never before at your own pace and sample a different beer at each stop along the way. Enjoy live blues guitar inside the cave as you enjoy your brews.” Does that sound like fun, or what? Reservations required.

Cellar Speakeasy Lounge - January 7, 2017

Cellar Speakeasy Lounge - January 7, 2017

January 7, 2017, 8pm-10pm

It’ll be TBurns and the Boomerangs on January 7, 2017 at the Cellar Speakeasy Lounge in Baraboo, Wisconsin. We play from 8pm to 10pm. Don’t miss it!

Paoli Schoolhouse - Thursday December 15 - 6pm to 8pm

Paoli Schoolhouse - Thursday December 15 - 6pm to 8pm

December 8, 2016, 6-8pm

I will be back at the Paoli Schoolhouse Cafe in Paoli, Wisconsin on Thursday, December 15. It’s a solo show this time. I start playing at 6:00 pm and finish up at 8:00 pm. It’s the Schoolhouse Fall Music Series, so I’ll be inside across from the bar. C’mon out and request a little something.

Paoli Schoolhouse - Thursday October  27 - 6pm to 8pm

Paoli Schoolhouse - Thursday October 27 - 6pm to 8pm

October 27, 2016, 6-8 pm

I will be back at the Paoli Schoolhouse Cafe in Paoli, Wisconsin on Thursday, October 27. It’s a solo show this time. I start playing at 6:00 pm and finish up at 8:00 pm. It’s the Schoolhouse Fall Music Series, so I’ll be inside across from the bar. C’mon out and request a little something.

House Concert with The Volunteers October 15

House Concert with The Volunteers October 15

October 15, 2016, 6:30-8:30pm

On Saturday, October 15, 2016, I’ll be part of a trio called The Volunteers. We’ll be playing a house concert on Madison’s East Side at 2134 Linden Avenue from 6:30 to 8:30.

The Volunteers are Keith Heimforth, Kevin McConeghey and myself. We play an Americana style of music with lots of originals. It’s a fun little side project that the three of us have been getting a kick out of. The house concert will be non-amplified so you get a clear, clean delivery and an up-front seat. Well… it’s someone’s house after all… bring your own beer or wine. And… uh… don’t use the cloth napkins to blow your nose.

Mount Horeb Fall Fest - Saturday October 1, 2016

Mount Horeb Fall Fest - Saturday October 1, 2016

October 1, 2016, 12:00 to 3:00

On Saturday, October 1 starting at noon, it’ll be TBurns and the Boomerangs right down on Main Street in front of the Chamber of Commerce under the white tent. Be sure to stop by and say hello. We play until about 3:00pm. The MH Fall Fest is a blast! Don’t miss this one!

Rock N Wool Winery - September 3

Rock N Wool Winery - September 3

September 3, 2016, 2 - 4:30 pm

September, 3, 2016, 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm

It’ll be TBurns and The Boomerangs at The Rock N Wool Winery on Saturday September 3 from 2pm to 4:30pm. The Rock and Wool vineyard is located on 40 beautiful acres in Poynette, Wisconsin. All their wines are made from Wisconsin grapes. Come on out for a tasting or a tour on a beautiful July weekend in Wisconsin.

TBurns & the Boomerangs - Thursday August 25 - Paoli Schoolhouse

TBurns & the Boomerangs - Thursday August 25 - Paoli Schoolhouse

August 25, 2016, 6 - 8 pm

I will be back at the Paoli Schoolhouse Cafe in Paoli, Wisconsin on Thursday, August 25, but this time I’ll be with the Boomerangs! We start playing at 6:00 pm and finish up at 8:00 pm. You can come any time and eat with your sweetheart or sit at the bar and tell jokes to the bartender. The Schoolhouse has great food and a cozy vibe right there on the banks of the Pecatonica River.

Madison Songwriters In the Round - August 24, 2016 - 7-9 pm

Madison Songwriters In the Round - August 24, 2016 - 7-9 pm

August 24, 2016, 7:00pm to 9:00pm

I will be joining the Madison Songwriters Guild for its monthly Songwriters in the Round event on Wednesday, August 24th. There are typically three of us sharing the stage swapping songs and witty banter. The show starts at 7:00 PM at The Brink Lounge at 701 E. Washington in Madison. Cover is $5.

Mt. Horeb Art Fair - Saturday July 16, 2016

Mt. Horeb Art Fair - Saturday July 16, 2016

July 16, 2016, 12:00 pm

On Saturday, July 16 starting at noon, it’ll be TBurns and the Boomerangs right down on Main Street in front of the Chamber of Commerce under the white tent. Be sure to stop by and say hello. We play until about 3:00pm. The MH Art Fair is a blast! Don’t miss this one!

Rock N Wool Winery - Saturday, July 9 - 2:00 - 4:30pm

Rock N Wool Winery - Saturday, July 9 - 2:00 - 4:30pm

July 9, 2016, 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm

It’ll be TBurns and The Boomerangs at The Rock N Wool Winery on Saturday July 9 from 2pm to 4:30pm. The Rock and Wool vineyard is located on 40 beautiful acres in Poynette, Wisconsin. All their wines are made from Wisconsin grapes. Come on out for a tasting or a tour on a beautiful July weekend in Wisconsin.

Paoli Schoolhouse - Thursday July 7 - 6pm to 8pm

Paoli Schoolhouse - Thursday July 7 - 6pm to 8pm

July 7, 2016, 6-8 pm

I will be back at the Paoli Schoolhouse Cafe in Paoli, Wisconsin on Thursday, July 7. I start playing at 6:00 pm and finish up at 8:00 pm. It’s a summertime gig, so I’ll be out on the stage by the banks of the Pecatonica River. It’s lovely… and fun, to boot!

Fisher King Winery – Saturday, June 18

Fisher King Winery – Saturday, June 18

June 18, 2016, 6:30pm to 8:30pm

On Saturday, June 18, 2016, I’ll be solo at the Fisher King Winery in Mt. Horeb (www.fisherkingwinery.com). I start at 6:30 pm and play until 8:30 pm. It’s always a really nice crowd at the Winery and a fun place to play! Treat yourself to some Jazz standards and some Blues and some… I dunno… what-have-you other stuff. You won’t regret it.

205 Vino Wine Bar & Tapas - Portage, WI - June 7

205 Vino Wine Bar & Tapas - Portage, WI - June 7

June 7, 2016, 7:30 pm

On Tuesday, June 7, TBurns and the Boomerangs will be at 205 Vino Wine Bar in Portage. We start at 7:30pm and play until… well… we quit, I guess. 205 Vino is located at 205 Dewitt Street in Portage, Wisconsin. This is the swan song for the 205 Vino Bar… they are closing their doors. Let’s play ’em off the stage in style, shall we?

Saturday, June 4 with the Boomerangs - Pokey's BBQ in Lodi

Saturday, June 4 with the Boomerangs - Pokey's BBQ in Lodi

June 4, 2016, 7:30 pm

On Saturday, June 4, TBurns and the Boomerangs will be back at Pokey’s “Smoke on the Water” BBQ Joint in Lodi, Wisconsin. Pokey’s is at N 1430 Highway 113 in Lodi. You can also find them here: https://www.facebook.com/PokeysCelebrationStation. Great food. Great fun! We start at 7:30! See ya there!

La Grotta Wine & Spirits Lounge, Lodi, WI - May 20

La Grotta Wine & Spirits Lounge, Lodi, WI - May 20

May 20, 2016, 7:30 pm

On Friday, May 20, TBurns and the Boomerangs will be back at La Grotta Wine and Spirits Lounge in Lodi. We start at 7:30pm and play until about 10:00pm. LaGrotta is located at 121 South Main Street in downtown Lodi. It’s a cool place! Kathy, who runs the place, remembers everyone’s name! They have a creek running directly under the building with a window built into the floor to watch it all go by. Come on out… it’ll be fun!

205 Vino Wine Bar & Tapas - Portage, WI - May 13

205 Vino Wine Bar & Tapas - Portage, WI - May 13

May 13, 2016, 7:30 pm

On Friday, May 13, TBurns and the Boomerangs will be at 205 Vino Wine Bar in Portage. We start at 7:30pm and play until… well… we quit, I guess. 205 Vino is located at 205 Dewitt Street in Portage, Wisconsin. We are becoming wine bar specialists, evidently. Go ahead, ask us anything about wine bars! Anything at all! See ya there!

La Grotta Wine & Spirits Lounge, Lodi WI

La Grotta Wine & Spirits Lounge, Lodi WI

April 22, 2016, 6:30 - 8:30 pm

On Friday, April 22, TBurns and the Boomerangs will be at La Grotta Wine and Spirits Lounge in Lodi. We start at 6:30pm and play until about 8:30pm. LaGrotta is located at 121 South Main Street in downtown Lodi. It’s a cool place! They have a creek running directly under the building with a window built into the floor to watch it all go by. Come on out… it’ll be fun!

Paoli Schoolhouse

Paoli Schoolhouse

April 9, 2016, 6 - 8 pm

I will be back at the Paoli Schoolhouse Shops in Paoli, Wisconsin on Saturday, April 9. I start playing at 6:00 pm and finish up at 8:00 pm. You can come any time and eat with your sweetheart or sit at the bar and tell jokes to the bartender. The Schoolhouse has great food and a cozy vibe right there on the banks of the Pecatonica River.

Fisher King Winery - Saturday, March 19

Fisher King Winery - Saturday, March 19

March 19, 2016, 6:30 - 8:30 pm

On Saturday, March 19th, 2016, it will be TBurns and The Boomerangs at the Fisher King Winery in Mt. Horeb (www.fisherkingwinery.com). We start at 6:30 pm and play until 8:30 pm. It’s always a really nice crowd at the Winery and a fun place to play! The Boomerangs are Mike Tentis on trumpet and Jim Klas on bass. Come out and have glass of wine or a beer or what-have-you! Treat yourself to some Jazz standards and some Blues and some… I dunno… what-have-you other stuff. You won’t regret it.

Private Wedding

Private Wedding

March 12, 2016, 5:00 pm

I’m providing the dinner music for the reception dinner after the nuptials. So I’ll be the guy in the background trying to get a little attention by insidiously slipping in a few songs that grab a few folks at a time until I’ve made my way around the entire room. I love that kind of stuff!

March 9 - Pokey's BBQ Joint

March 9 - Pokey's BBQ Joint

March 9, 2016, 6:30 - 8:30 pm

TBurns and the Boomerangs will be making their debut at Pokey’s “Smoke on the Water” BBQ Joint in Lodi, Wisconsin. Pokey’s is at N 1430 Highway 113 in Lodi. You can also find them here: https://www.facebook.com/PokeysCelebrationStation.

We play from 6:30 to 8:30 Wednesday, March 9th. Should be a blast.

Songwriters in the Round

Songwriters in the Round

February 24, 2016, 7 pm

I will be joining the Madison Songwriters Guild for its monthly Songwriters in the Round event on Wednesday, February 24th. There are typically three of us sharing the stage swapping songs and witty banter. The show starts at 7:00 PM at The Brink Lounge at 701 E. Washington in Madison. Cover is $5.

Cave of the Mounds - Blues and Brews

Cave of the Mounds - Blues and Brews

February 19, 2016, 6 - 9 pm

On Friday February 19, 2016, I’ll be at Cave of the Mounds in Blue Mounds, Wisconsin, for their “Friday After Dark” event entitled “Blues and Brews.” They describe it this way: “Experience the Cave like never before at your own pace and sample a different beer at each stop along the way. Enjoy live blues guitar inside the cave as you enjoy your brews.” Does that sound like fun, or what? Reservations required.

Paoli Schoolhouse

Paoli Schoolhouse

February 6, 2016, 6 - 8 pm

February 6, 2016
I will be at the Paoli Schoolhouse Shops in Paoli, Wisconsin on Saturday, February 6. I start playing at 6:00 pm and finish up at 8:00 pm. You can come any time and eat with your sweetheart or sit at the bar and tell jokes to the bartender. The Schoolhouse has great food and a cozy vibe right there on the banks of the Pecatonica River.

Fisher King Winery

Fisher King Winery

January 22, 2016, 6:30 - 8:30 pm

On Friday January 22, 2016, I will be at the Fisher King Winery in Mt. Horeb (www.fisherkingwinery.com). I’ll start at 6:30 pm and play until 8:30 pm. It’s always a really nice crowd at the Winery and a fun place to play! Come out and have glass of wine or a beer or what-have-you! Treat yourself to a relaxing Friday night after a long cold week at work.

 

Private Party - January 19, 2016

January 19, 2016, Evening

Shhh. On January 19, 2016, TBurns and Boomerangs will be rubbing elbows with each other at a non-public event. We’ll fill you in later.

Songwriters Showcase

Songwriters Showcase

January 8, 2016, 7:30 pm

This is an event sponsored by Madison Songwriter’s Guild. I’ll share the stage with two other songwriters as we perform three or four of our favorites. It’ll all happen at Tuvalu where the coffee is great and the food is wonderful. Oh… the seating is great too… overstuffed chairs and couches.

Paoli Schoolhouse Shops

Paoli Schoolhouse Shops

November 7, 2015, 6 - 8 pm

I will be back at the Paoli Schoolhouse Shops in Paoli, Wisconsin for a Saturday night gig on November 7. The show starts at 6:00 pm and runs until 8:00 pm. The Schoolhouse has great food and a cozy vibe but the bar is pretty cool too.

Wisconsin Brewing Company

Wisconsin Brewing Company

October 13, 2015, 6 pm - ?

I’ll be at the Wisconsin Brewery Company in Verona, WI on Tuesday, October 13 for the Democratic candidate debate. I’ll start at 6:00pm… no one knows when the debates will start… but I’ll quit and watch when they do……

Paoli Schoolhouse Shops

Paoli Schoolhouse Shops

October 8, 2015, 6 - 8 pm

I will be at the Paoli Schoolhouse Shops in Paoli, Wisconsin on Thursday, October 8. The show starts at 6:00 pm and runs until 8:00 pm. The Schoolhouse has great food and a cozy vibe. How could you pass this one up?

Mt. Horeb Fall Fest

Mt. Horeb Fall Fest

October 3, 2015, 12:00 noon to 2:30pm

We’ll be a trio for this one. John Mesolorus, Jeff Lombardo and I will be right down on Main Street in front of the Chamber of Commerce under the white tent. Be sure to stop by and say hello.