GREG VADNAIS 

DRUMSET - PERCUSSION - DJ - PRODUCTION

Greg
Drums
Botala
 

Upcoming Events

  • Jazz @ Local Bay Harbor
    Fri, Sep 24
    Petoskey
    Sep 24, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Petoskey, 795 Front St, Bay Harbor, MI 49770, USA
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  • Botala @ Provisions
    Wed, Sep 22
    Boyne City
    Sep 22, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Boyne City, 123 Water St, Boyne City, MI 49712, USA
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  • Jazz @ Local Bay Harbor
    Fri, Sep 17
    Petoskey
    Sep 17, 7:00 PM
    Petoskey, 795 Front St, Bay Harbor, MI 49770, USA
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  • Botala @ Frances 5K East Lansing
    Sep 12, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Lansing, 1601 E Cavanaugh Rd, Lansing, MI 48910, USA
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  • Botala @ Jacobs Farm TC
    Sat, Sep 11
    Traverse City
    Sep 11, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Traverse City, 7100 East Traverse Hwy, M-72 West, Traverse City, MI 49684, USA
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  • Botala @ High Five Spirits
    Fri, Sep 10
    Petoskey
    Sep 10, 9:00 PM – Sep 11, 11:00 PM
    Petoskey, 312 Howard St, Petoskey, MI 49770, USA
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  • Botala @ Workshop Brewing
    Sat, Sep 04
    Traverse City
    Sep 04, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Traverse City, 221 Garland St, Traverse City, MI 49684, USA
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  • Botala @ Northland Brewing
    Fri, Sep 03
    Indian River
    Sep 03, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM CDT
    Indian River, 3798 S Straits Hwy, Indian River, MI 49749, USA
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  • Botala at The Workshop
    Fri, Mar 20
    The Workshop Brewing Company
    Mar 20, 2020, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    The Workshop Brewing Company, 221 Garland St, Traverse City, MI 49684, USA
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  • Jazz at Beards
    Sat, Mar 07
    Beards Brewery
    Mar 07, 2020, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Beards Brewery, 215 E Lake St, Petoskey, MI 49770, USA
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  • Jazz Jam Session at Beards
    Thu, Mar 05
    Beards Brewery
    Mar 05, 2020, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Beards Brewery, 215 E Lake St, Petoskey, MI 49770, USA
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  • Botala at The Workshop
    Fri, Feb 28
    The Workshop Brewing Company
    Feb 28, 2020, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    The Workshop Brewing Company, 221 Garland St, Traverse City, MI 49684, USA
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  • Botala at Crooked Tree
    Thu, Feb 27
    Crooked Tree Arts Center
    Feb 27, 2020, 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Crooked Tree Arts Center, 461 E Mitchell St, Petoskey, MI 49770, USA
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  • Jazz at Bennethums
    Wed, Feb 26
    Bennethum's Northern Inn
    Feb 26, 2020, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Bennethum's Northern Inn, 3917 Old 27 South, Gaylord, MI 49735, USA
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  • Botala @ Cacao Ceremony in Gaylord
    Feb 08, 2020, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Yoga-45, 148 W.Main Street, (Entrance On Court Street), Gaylord, MI 49735, USA
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  • Jazz Jam Session at Beards
    Thu, Feb 06
    Beards Brewery
    Feb 06, 2020, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Beards Brewery, 215 E Lake St, Petoskey, MI 49770, USA
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  • Botala at The Workshop
    Fri, Jan 31
    The Workshop Brewing Company
    Jan 31, 2020, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    The Workshop Brewing Company, 221 Garland St, Traverse City, MI 49684, USA
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  • Pistil Whips at Shorts
    Sat, Nov 30
    Short's Brewing Company Bellaire Pub
    Nov 30, 2019, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Short's Brewing Company Bellaire Pub, 121 N Bridge St, Bellaire, MI 49615, USA
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ABOUT

World Music - Jazz - Blues

Greg Vadnais is a drummer, and percussionist with a focus and passion for jazz and world music. Greg has played, performed and recorded at festivals and venues with a number of bands throughout Michigan since relocating from Colorado in the late 2000's. Current projects include The Greg Vadnais Quartet, Botala, and occasionally The Pistil Whips. Greg is also the Concert Manager for Sojourn Lakeside Resort in Gaylord.

 
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THE GREG VADNAIS QUARTET

I actually think of this quartet as a "collective" comprised of accomplished musicians who are in such high demand, that it is often necessary to rotate personnel. The primary group is Bruce Dondero on bass, Ron Getz on guitar, and Chris Bickley on sax.


Alternate members have included Steve Sandner, Steve Stargardt, Dave Collini, Andy Evans, Patrick Terbrack, Owen James and others as guest artists. 

 

BOTALA

Botala blends the sounds of traditional Afro-Cuban and Brazilian music with house and Afro Beat, including live percussion and live looping. Originally conceived purely as a looping project, I've grown to describe this as a "DJ project with live elements". Great for salsa, merengue, samba, and all kinds of dancing.

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989-350-3587

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