Jay Stielstra and Judy Banker / Blog


Just one week left to get your tickets for Jay Stielstra's one man play OLD MAN IN LOVE, Sat. Feb. 8, 8 p.m. at Trinity House Theatre. Musical accompaniment by Chris Buhalis, Jason Dennie and yours truly. One night only! Don't miss this night of unforgettable storytelling and song. Tickets $15. http://www.trinityhousetheatre.org/


Saturday, Feb. 8, 8 p.m. Trinity House Theatre in Livonia. Don't miss this rare, one night performance by Jay Stielsta of his one man musical play, OLD MAN IN LOVE, the wise, wry, funny, and heartbreaking reflections of an old man about his great loves--the women, water, and northwoods of Michigan. http://www.trinityhousetheatre.org

Jay at Trinity House, Friday, Mar. 8

Don't miss Jay at Trinity House Theatre, Friday, March 8, 8 p.m. (http://www.trinityhousetheatre.org) singing with Judy Banker and accompanied by two amazing musicians--Drew Howard (http://www.drewhoward.com) and Dave Roof (http://www.reverbnation.com/davidroof). It's going to be an incredible night, up close and personal with Michigan treasure, Jay Stielstra.

Jay Stielstra in Old Man in Love coming to The Ark in Ann Arbor!

Don't miss Jay Stielstra in a rare performance of his acclaimed one-man play Old Man in Love at The Ark in Ann Arbor, Saturday, July 28, 8 p.m. Written, performed & with 16 original songs by Jay Stielstra. wsg Judy Banker, Chris Buhalis & Jason Dennie. One night only! Get your tickets now at http://www.theark.org.

John Sayler

Our John, Judy's husband and Jay's dear friend, passed on suddenly of a massive heart attack on his birthday, Friday, April 20. For information about John's memorial service on Thursday, May 17 in Ann Arbor email Judy at banker@umich.edu.

Plymouth Coffee Bean

Come join us at the Plymouth Coffee Bean, http://www.plymouthcoffeebean.com, Friday, March 9, 9-10:30 p.m. The Bean offers a wonderful intimate listening room venue for live music. Get there early to get a seat! Singer-songwriter Russ Glenn starts out the night at 8 p.m.

Old Town in Ann Arbor

Catch us at the Old Town, Sunday, Oct. 23 at 8! Have a great meal, a brew and sit back and enjoy the best of Jay Stielstra!

Heading to Johnny's!

Johnny's Speakeasy Friday Feb.4 at 8 pm. We stocked up on more t-shirts & will be giving away a photo of the original cast of North County Opera!

Gearing up for our night at Trinity House Theatre

We are really looking forward to playing Trinity House Theatre! It's the perfect intimate setting for hearing Jay's songs performed as only Jay can do them. We'll be rolling out all of Jay's best- Two Rivers, Tittabawassee Jane, No Fool Like An Old Fool, Going Home, Cross Over the Line, Manistee Waltz, Road Less Traveled and lots more! Expect a t-shirt toss and maybe a CD giveaway --- who knows??

The Ark Concert for Peace

We had a great time at The Ark's Concert for Peace, in support of Michigan Peaceworks. Always the master MC, Chris Buhalis brought together an unparalleled night of music for an essential cause.