GoapeleThu, Oct 20 - Sun, Oct 23, 2016
“Goapele possesses a vocal instrument that is haunting, ephemeral, smooth yet passionate. Her vocal’s ideally fit the sparse love ballads and political anthems that have been Goapele’s calling card.” - SoulTracks.com
The CookersTue, Oct 25 - Wed, Oct 26, 2016
“This is the greatest jazz super-band working.” - C. Latimer, Detroit Metro Times
“A dream team of forward-leaning hard-bop.” - N. Chinen, The New York Times
Gerald AlbrightThu, Oct 27 - Sun, Oct 30, 2016
“Then there’s the most personable sax icon Gerald Albright, a true consummate mainstay in the business whose “Slam Dunk” release will continue to dazzle jazz/R&B lovers for years to come. Definitely catch his tour and album!” – TheSmoothJazzCruise.com
2015 Grammy Nomination for “Best Contemporary Instrumental Album’ – his 8th Grammy nomination
Jeff Hamilton Trio featuring Tamir Hendelman & Christoph LutyTue, Nov 1 - Wed, Nov 2, 2016
Technically accomplished and versatile drummer joined by award winning Israeli pianist and swinging bassist
John MayallThu, Nov 3 - Sun, Nov 6, 2016
2016 Blues Hall of Fame Inductee Mayall is an iconic singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist known best as the "Godfather of British Blues!"
Leo KottkeTue, Nov 8 - Wed, Nov 9, 2016
Acoustic guitar master known for his fingerpicking style that draws on blues, jazz and folk music.
Leslie Odom, Jr.Mon, Nov 14, 2016
Grammy-winning multifaceted performer, 2016 Tony Award Winner for “Best Lead Actor in a Musical,” and #1 on iTunes Jazz chart for recent self-titled debut album
Cherry Poppin' DaddiesTue, Nov 15 - Thu, Nov 17, 2016
Zoot suit riotin' swing rock band well-established before, but also swept up in, the 1990s new swing revival. Touring in support of their latest release The Boop-a-Doo!
Taj Mahal QuartetFri, Nov 18 - Sun, Nov 27, 2016
(*Closed Mon, Nov 21st & Thanksgiving)
Blues and roots music favorite - an international treasure!
Roberta GambariniTue, Nov 29 - Wed, Nov 30, 2016
"Gambarini is a true successor to Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan and Carmen McRae." - Boston Globe
Roy Hargrove QuintetThu, Dec 1 - Sun, Dec 4, 2016
Acclaimed jazz trumpeter, composer and bandleader delivers jazz bliss
Petra Haden & Jessie HarrisMon, Dec 5, 2016
A virtuoso musician, vocalist, composer and interpreter of song with one of this generation’s greatest songwriters and producers on tour in support of their new recording Seemed Like A Good Idea – Petra Haden Sings Jessie Harris.
Charlie Hunter QuartetTue, Dec 6 - Wed, Dec 7, 2016
Guitarist Charlie Hunter returns in support of his new release Everybody Has A Plan Until They Get Punched In The Mouth, recorded 100% live in studio. Hunter plays custom-made seven and eight-string guitars with a technique that has been described as “mind-boggling… he’s an agile improviser with an ear for great tone, and always has excellent players alongside him in order to make great music, not to show off.” – S. Westergaard
Average White BandThu, Dec 8 - Sun, Dec 11, 2016
Widely regarded as one of the best soul and funk bands in the history of music. Though perhaps best known for their timeless instrumental mega-hit 'Pick Up the Pieces' the band's strength actually lay in their consistently accomplished songwriting, stretching across several gold selling albums and multi- Grammy nominations for the legendary Atlantic Records.
Mike Stern Band featuring Dave Weckl, Bob Franceschini &
Tue, Dec 13 - Wed, Dec 14, 2016
6x Grammy-nominated string-bending electric guitarist joined by sax, bass and drum heavyweights!
Sweet Honey In The Rock®Thu, Dec 15 - Sun, Dec 18, 2016
Internationally acclaimed, multiple Grammy award-winning female African-American a cappella group who remain among the most vibrant, versatile, and ever-relevant musical collectives in music today.
Sara Gazarek - Home for the HolidaysTue, Dec 20 - Wed, Dec 21, 2016
“Someday, Sara Gazarek is going to be respected as one of the best singers in jazz…” – Pittsburgh Tribune
The SenateThu, Dec 22 - Fri, Dec 23, 2016
Seattle’s Rock & Roll string band and purveyors of face-melting acoustic riffage!
Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz BandTue, Dec 27 - Fri, Dec 30, 2016
Grammy-award winning Master Conguero mixes a fiery stew of straight-ahead jazz, gritty soul music, and infections melodies from a variety of Latin American and South American sources.
Peter WhiteThu, Jan 5 - Sun, Jan 8, 2017
One of the most versatile and prolific guitarists on the contemporary jazz landscape armed with an unparalleled combination of lyricism and energy, he combines elements of jazz, pop and classical guitar.
Martin TaylorTue, Jan 10 - Wed, Jan 11, 2017
“He out-shreds all of us put together.” – Jeff Beck
“Martin Taylor is one of the most awesome solo guitar players in the history of the instrument.” – Pat Metheny
Judy CollinsThu, Jan 12 - Sun, Jan 15, 2017
Modern day Renaissance woman - gold and platinum selling American singer/songwriter.
Jamison RossTue, Jan 17 - Wed, Jan 18, 2017
Refreshing and invigorating, Jamison Ross is the epitome of soul. A composer, arranger, vocalist and drummer, Jamison combines his gifts to present a unique offering to the world of Jazz. His Grammy-nominated debut release, Jamison, takes listeners on a musical journey that unifies his drumming abilities and vocal gifting.
Mark Hummel's Ultimate Blues Harmonica Blowout ft. Duke Robillard, Howard Levy, Son of Dave, Corkey Siegel and Jason RicciThu, Jan 26 - Sun, Jan 29, 2017
Multi-Award winning harp heavyweight and blues harp supergroup
Eric JohnsonMon, Jan 30, 2017
Texas guitar legend shares intimate acoustic guitar/piano compositions in support of his new release “EJ.”
Jimmy WebbTue, Jan 31 - Wed, Feb 1, 2017
"Jimmy Webb is one of the only contemporary songwriters who can write songs right into the orchestra, and his songs have 17-layer emotions and sophisticated chord charges that are absolutely dazzling," - Linda Ronstadt
Tower of PowerTue, Feb 7 - Wed, Feb 8, 2017
Legendary funk, groove and urban soul specialists!
Tower of PowerFri, Feb 10 - Sat, Feb 11, 2017
Legendary funk, groove and urban soul specialists!
Mindi Abair and the Bone Shakers Valentine's CelebrationTue, Feb 14, 2017
Celebrate Valentine's with a little pop, blues, bop, jazz and rock, Mindi style.
Mindi Abair and the Bone ShakersWed, Feb 15 - Sun, Feb 19, 2017
Genre-busting sax diva - 2x Grammy nominee, Two #1 Billboard albums, six top 5 Billboard solo albums, Ten #1 Radio hits. Enough energy to light a stadium. – Backstage 360
Bobby CaldwellThu, Feb 23 - Sun, Feb 26, 2017
Singing soul, rousing R&B, intimate smooth jazz, and big band songs, Caldwell always delivers an electrifying live performance!
Joey Alexander TrioThu, Apr 6 - Sun, Apr 9, 2017
"There has never been anyone that you can think of who could play like that at his age. I love everything about his playing – his rhythm, his confidence, his understanding of the music.” - Wynton Marsalis