What the room looks like with people waiting for the show

Guy Davis, David Amram,Bill Hudson, Al Coffey on March 6th, 2016

Johnny Markowski doing a solo performance on March 4, 2016

Stir Fried with Special Guests Buddy Cage and Jeff Weiser on Sat. Jan. 17,2016

Steve Forbert 01/17/2016

English Rocker Terry Reid and the Cosmic American Derelicts Dec. 20, 2015

Rockabilly Great Robert Gordon with bass legend Rockin' Rob Stoner Dec. 17,2015

Eric Andersen Nov. 2015 (31st year performation at the Turning Point

Garland Jeffries and his band in Nov. 2015

Kinky Friedman Oct 28, 2015

The Nighthawks with Special Guest Bob Margolin Oct. 25th 2015

Southside Johnny and the Poor Fools Oct. 23rd 2015

Jen Chapin Band Oct. 11 2015

Steve Poltz alone and then joined by some fans on stage Summer 2014

Lucy Kaplansky Oct 3rd 2015

James Maddock Aug. 16th, 2015

Selwyn Birchwood Band Aug. 13th, 2015

Jason Ricci Band Aug. 2nd, 2015

Mark Hummel, Little Charlie, Anson Funderberg West Coast/Lone State AllStars Aug. 5, 2015

Adam Gussow, Alan Gross and Robert Ross July 29, 2015

From Squeeze Chris Difford in March 2007

Rockin' Rob Stoner and John Guth Aug. 2007

Sam Bush July 2003

Jonathan Edwards 03/2006

Sophie B. Hawkin 12/2007

Young Dubliners Sept. 2007

John Hammond October 2006

Willie Nile May 2nd 2008 Photos JEM

Tom Chapin Michael Mark and Jon Cobert 1/2 way to Christmas Show on July 20,2008 Photo JEM

Tinsley Ellis June 10, 2008 Photos JEM


Tommy Castro and his band (above) Felix Cabrera stopped by and sat in with the band. Photo Jem 07/29/2009

Rev. Billy C Wirtz and Toby Walker preaching to the choir. June 12, 2008 Photo JEM

May Gauthier June 12, 2008 Photo Jem

Webb Wilder July 25, 2008 Photo JEM

Bill Kirchen reaching out to the his crowd Photo JEM Sept. 2007

Los Straightjackets July 2008 1st time in and they amazed everyone! Photo JEM

Hubert Sumlim Rocking the house in July 2008 Photo JEM

Jacqui Naylor August 16th 2008 with her quartet. Photos JEM


Dave Cousins in March 2008 Photos JEM

Red Molly durning their 3 appearance in the cafe Feb. 2008 Photos JEM

Guitar Shorty, the many faces of this Great Player, Feb. 2008 Photos JEM

Christine Santelli rocks the house 01/19/2008 Photos JEM

Eilen Jewell Band 01/18/2008 Photos JEM

Dennis Gruenling's Tribute to Little Walter. and yes there are 13 musicians on the stage (you can't see the drummer) Photos JEM

Blues Man Guy Davis Jan. 2008 Photos JEM

Tom Chapin, Michael Marks and Jon Cobert 2007 Annual Christmas Show Photos JEM

Tilnsley Ellis and his Band on Thurs. 12/06/2007 Photos JEM

Smokin' Joe Kubek and Bnois King 12/08/2007

Sophie B. Hawkins Dec. 2nd 2007 Photos JEM

Eric Andersen Our first national touring artist to perform at the Turning Point in 1984 continues to play this series of photos from Fall of 2006 Photos JEM

James Hunter Dec. 1st, 2007 Photos JEM

Leslie West and Todd Wolfe Nov. 25, 2008 Photos JEM

Johnny Winter rocking the house on Nov. 16, 2007 Photos JEM

Tyrone Cotton 11/17/2007 Photos JEM

Bobby Radcliff Blues Band 11/10/2007 Photos JEM

Hilly Billy Water Nov. 24th, 2007 Photos JEM

Will Patton Quintet Nov. 24th, 2007 Photos Jem

Cliff Eberhard Nov. 18, 2007 Photo JEM

The Chapins Sisters Lily, Abigail and Jessica March 11, 2007 Photo JEM

Tony Fradato on Nov. 11th, 2007 Photos JEM

Watermelon Slim Rocking the House in Oct of 2007 His first time in. Photos JEM

Todd Wolfe Project Oct. 27th 2007 Photos JEM

UpSouth Twisters the band formally known as Lucky Seven on Oct. 20th 2007 Photos JEM

Above Little Charlie and the Nightcats on Tuesday Oct.17th, 2007 Photos JEM

Below the many faces of our name sake John Mayall Photos JEM



Returning after 15years we welcome back James Cotton, a great evening Oct. 6, 2007

From the archives Compton Maddux back on June 28, 2006 Photo JEM

Member if the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Chris Hillman of the Byrds and Herb Peterson on Aug. 12, 2006 Photo JEM

Sam Waymon and his band closing out Sept. 2007 Photos JEM

Stanley Jordan getting into it August 1st 2007 Photo Jem

From the archives Oct. 22, 2006 Robert Gordon, Barry and John Photo JEM

From the Archives April 24, 2006 Jessie Colllin Young Photos JEM

Marty Balin and Slick Agular returned on Aug. 12th, 2007 Photos JEM


Tab Benoit Sept. 19, 2007 with a special guest, a 12 year old guitarist (help me out with his name!) Photos JEM


Joe Ely Aug. 2007 Photos JEM

Ronnie Spector getting ready for her annual Christmas shows Nov. 2006 Photos JEM

Kim Simmonds "Savoy Brown" 2006 Photo JEM


Kenny Rankin 2007 Photo JEM

Rob Stoner celebrates Elvis August 2007 Photos JEM

Danny Kalb Trio June 2006 Photo JEM

Lucy Kaplansky during her show on July 15, 2007 Photo JEM

Dr. Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys July 5, 2007 Photos JEM


Catherine Popper, Peter Rowan and Cindy Cashdollar June 13th 2007 Photo JEM

Junior Brown and his Band Rockin' It up on April 23, 2007 Photo JEM

Milton playing to a sold out show March 2nd 22007 Photo JEM


Big Jim Wheeler and the Wheels of Fire Feb. 24, 2007 Photos Jem

George Kilby Jr. Mardi Gras Review Feb.17, 2007 Photos Jem

Shemekia Copeland and her Band rockin' the house Feb. 2nd, 2007 Photo Jem

Fred Eaglesmith Willie T. Bennet and the Band Feb. 2nd 2007

Sarah Borges Band during soundcheck on Feb.3, 2007 Photos JEM

Jorma and Barry during Sound check before their two sold out shows 1/19 & 1/20/2007 Photo Jem

Laura Love and Jen Todd 01/20/2007 Photo Jem

PopaChubby and the HolenBucket Gang Rockin' into the New Year 2006 (Seventh year in a row, but it seems the band members keep getting younger!) Photos Jem

Rhett Tyler Dec. 29, 2007 Photos Jem

Peter Rowan after the show upstairs April 2006 Photos Jem

Johnny A and his Trio performing to a sold out show, Dec.13, 2006 Photo JEM

Duke Robillard and SaxMan Doug Dec. 9,2006 Photos JEM

Chris Smither Nov. 30, 2006 Photos JEM

James Hunter rocks out two sold out shows on Nov. 26th, 2006 Photos JEM

Little Toby Walker Dec. 2006 Photo JEM

The Kennedys present two packed shows on Nov. 18, 2006 Photos JEM

The Tony Rice Unit Nov. 12, 2006 Photos JEM

John Stewart Spring 2006 Photos JEM

Sam Waymon and his Magic Band on Nov. 10, 2006 Photos JEM

Phoebe Snow stopped in to play with Felix Cabrera and Jimmy Vivino Oct. 2006 Photos JEM

Al Kooper came back to Rock the house in Oct. 2006 Photos JEM

Steve Poltz Singer Songwriter and just one crazy/nice guy! Oct. 2006 Photos JEM

Steve Forbert 2006 Tour Photos JEM

John Lee Hooker Jr. rocked it out on July 28th, 2006. Eveyone loved it, come back soon John Lee! Photos JEM


Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks return on Aug. 6th to make up that snowed out show in Feb. It was a hot one with NO snow!! Photos JEM

Richie Furay and his Band, the show was sold out with only 8 days notice! July 29th 2006 Photos JEM

Terry, Steve, Tommy and the boys during the last of three shows. People were missing their NRBQ so they came out to support the boys. July 16th 2006 Photos JEM

Dan Penn brings his songs and amazing songwriting talent to the club on July 12 2006 Photos JEM

Finn and the Sharks Rocking out on July 16th, 2006 Photos JEM

Marshall Crenshaw gives it his all! July 2006 Photos JEM

Coco Montoya waking up the house on a Monday in June (19th) photo by Ron Miele

Richie Havens and Walter Parks May 12, 2006 Photos JEM

Luka Bloom on May 19, 2006 Photos JEM

Roomful of Blues returns to the Turning Point and creates that massive wall of blues May 2006 Photos JEM

Ramblin Jack Elliott returns to the club on May 2, 2006 he first played in 1984 the 3rd national to appear, the show was upstairs in the restaurant. Photos JEM

Johnny Winter appears at the Turning Point on Feb. 17th 2006 breaks the record with a $120 ticket price! Photo by Ron Miele

Rocky Lawrence getting into it, just before Johnny Winter hit the stage 2/17/2006 Photo by Ron Miele

Willie Nile, Jimmy Vanino and Rich Pagano March 2006 Photos JEM

Jimmy Vivino getting it ready for a show w. Felix Cabrera Feb. 2006

John, Joanne and Buddy Cage Feb. 2006 Photos JEM

David "Honeyboy" Edwards (90 years old and was on the gig the night Robert Johnson got poisoned!) Photo by Noel Brandel

Gary US Bonds with his Family on Stage Oct. 2005 Rockin' It out! Photos JEM

Guirtar Shorty taking the music out into the streets of Piermont in 2005

Dave Hole 2005

Bnois King with Smokin' Joe Kubels Band 2004

Deborah Coleman

John with Melanie and BeuJ after their show

Maddy opening up for Jorma at the Helan Hayes

Robert Gordon in again on Aug. 14, 2004

Rockin' Johnny A playing two sold out shows

Jimmy Thackery and the Drivers

Mick Taylor and Peter Karp at the CD Release of their ablum "The Turning Point" (hey, I got the name from John Mayall)


Ana Popovic and Michael Hill and his Blues Mob set the house a rocking


Robert Gordon and the boys Christmas of 2002

Tim O'Brien on Nov. 19,2003 Solo


Leon Russell at the Helen Hayes on July 13th 2003


Tommy Castro Summer of 03

Rockin it on with Link Wray March 3, 2003


Son Seals on Sat. July 19, 2003

John Hammond 6/28/2003

Marshall Crenshaw 6/27/2003

John, Hubert Sumlin and Willie"Big Eye" Smith 6/21/2003

John Mayall June 2, 2003


The Sonny Landreth Band 3/3/2003

Photo by: Tom Antonacchio

Acoustic Alchemy 09/13/2002 Photo by: Howie Waldman

WFUV-FM host Kathleen Biggins, button accordionist Joe Derrane, guitar-mandolin player John McGann, fiddler Séamus Connolly,
patron/friend Mike Garry, and Wall Street Journal and Irish Echo music writer Earle Hitchner celebrate after the memorable concerts by Joe,
John, and Séamus at The Turning Point on March 11, 2001. Note the Guinness sign above Kathleen.

Adrian Legg Photo by Chris Marksbury 5/24/01

Behave yourself!

Leon Redbone 4/20+21/2001

Johnnie Johnson also with Jimmy Vivino and the guys( below), 2 weeks before being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 3/1/2001

Jill Sobule 6/6/2000

Luther "Guitar Jr." Johnson 3/16/2001

The Nighthawks 3/31/2001

John Entwistle (Who?) and a New Friend

Photo courtesy of Michael Cimino Archives.


Bluestime w/ Magic Dick and Jay Geils


Tuck and Patti

Beth Neilson Chapman

Bonnie Raitt stopped by to sit in with Beth

Jorma and the "guys", Michael Falzarano (rhythm guitar) Pete Sears(keys) and Lori B (guest star)


NRBQ just getting ready to HIT the stage, on Sat. 11/21/98

DAVID LINDLEY Expressing his opinion about the election during the sound check on election night  Tuesday Nov. 3, 1998

Melanie on stage Aug. 10, 1997 Photo by Rick Ziegler

Rocker Willie Nile upstairs in the restaurant after the gig. 12/18/96

Aztec Two-Step  Dec. 27, 1996 Re-Union Tour at the Turning Point

Madeleine Peyroux after her show 12/19/96

JOHN MAYALL AND THE BLUESBREAKER IN THE TURNING POINT KITCHEN AFTER THEIR GIG.From left to right are: Buddy Whittington (Guitar), John Paulus (Bass), Joe Yuele (Drums) and of course John Mayall (Harp, Keys,Guitar and Vocals)


Richie Havens (vocals and guitar), LouisSmall (Keys) and Paul 'Deano' Williams (guitar)

Sunday Nov. 10, 1996

Tom Chapin on his way up the hill

John Stewart doing a duet on stage with  friend Rosanne Cash on 4/8/97

The late Johnny Clyde Copeland " The Texas Twister"

Getting Ready To Open