Dave Ballou is a trumpet player, composer and educator.

A Professor of Music at Towson University, since 2004,

he maintains an active creative career

in addition to passing on the art and craft of making music.

Below is list of  upcoming performances.

Please join us!

Contact Dave for lessons, workshops and performances at daveb@daveballou.com

Upcoming Performances 2024

June 30

Mike Khul Trio

Mike Kuhl- drums
John Lee- guitar
Dave Ballou- trpt

Fadensonnen, Baltimore, MD

8-11 pm


July 2
Dave Ballou Trio/ Aaron Irwin Trio

The Hargrove

7:30 pm

2225 Hargrove St, Baltimore, MD

July 3

Dave Ballou Group/ Aaron Irwin Trio


6950 Maple St NW, Washington DC 20012


July 9

Harrisburg Jazz Collective

7- 9:30 pm
West Shore Theater
517 Bridge St
New Cumberland, PA

July 17

Mike Kuhl Unity Project

Brain Settles

Will Gorman

Dave Ballou

Mike Kuhl

Rodgers Forge, MD  7-8 pm

July 18

Tony Malaby/ Dave Ballou/ Mike Kuhl

An Die Musik

8 pm and live stream

409 N. Charles St. Baltimore, MD 21201


July 19

Tony Malaby/Dave Ballou/ Brandon Lopez/ Tom Rainy

7 pm

Barbes, 9th Ave Brooklyn, NY

July 21-26

Litchfield Jazz Camp

Nightly Faculty Concerts