Henry Kapono and special guest Johnny Valentine - The Songs of C&KTue, Jan 24, 2017
“One of the great island songwriters of his generation”, Grammy-nominated singer & guitarist, Hawaiian music legend, creator of C&K's captivating island party sound. With this tour, Henry Kapono takes the audience “Back in the Day”, performing the much-loved Songs of C&K, from romantic ballads to songs of the land to island party tunes designed to “put a smile on your face and good feelings in your heart”.
Mark Hummel's Ultimate Harmonica Blowout ft. Duke Robillard, Howard Levy, Son of Dave, Corky Siegel and Jason RicciThu, Jan 26 - Sun, Jan 29, 2017
Multi-Award winning harp heavyweight and 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
Rachelle FerrellThu, Feb 2 - Sun, Feb 5, 2017
Rachelle Ferrell is a recent arrival on the contemporary jazz scene, but her visibility on the pop/urban contemporary scene has boosted her audience’s interest in her jazz recordings. Ferrell has made her mark not as a straight-ahead jazz singer and pianist, but as a crossover artist whose equally at home with urban contemporary pop, gospel, classical music and jazz.
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!
Nearly DanSun, Feb 12, 2017
Based in Seattle, Nearly Dan is made up of 12 national musicians who share a passion for the distinctive music of Steely Dan – revered for inventive music-making, jazz-infected lush harmonies and their own lyrical color.
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
John Scofield's "Country for Old Men" w/ Vicente Archer, Larry Goldings & Bill StewartTue, Feb 21 - Wed, Feb 22, 2017
"One of the contemporary jazz world's finest guitarists." — Los Angeles Times
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!
David LanzTue, Feb 28 - Wed, Mar 1, 2017
One of the most popular artists in the solo instrumental and adult alternative spheres touring in support of his new release “Solo Piano – Norwegian Rain”
Hiromi - The Trio ProjectThu, Mar 2 - Sun, Mar 5, 2017
Award-winning narratively sweeping and emotionally overflowing jazz pianist on tour in support of her latest release, Spark!
13th Annual Seattle Kobe Female Jazz Vocalist AuditionMon, Mar 6, 2017
Lydia Pense and Cold Blood featuring Special Guest Rick StevensTue, Mar 7 - Wed, Mar 8, 2017
American rock-soul-jazz singer and one of the original R&B horn bands from the late 60’s/early 70’s touring in support of their new release Soul of the Gypsy!
Bob James QuartetThu, Mar 9 - Sun, Mar 12, 2017
Multi-Grammy winning piano legend and founder of the band Fourplay.
Geoff Tate The Whole Story “Ryche” Acoustic Tour 2017Tue, Mar 14 - Wed, Mar 15, 2017
Former Queensrÿche and current Operation: Mindcrime singer Geoff Tate joins us on his World tour consisting of very special nights of storytelling and acoustic songs spanning his 35-year multi-platinum selling career backed by a six-piece, all-acoustic band.
Jane MonheitThu, Mar 16 - Sun, Mar 19, 2017
Naturally elegant jazz vocalist blessed with “a voice of phenomenal beauty.” – Stephen Holden, New York Times
Grace KellyTue, Mar 21 - Wed, Mar 22, 2017
Saxophonist, singer, and composer Grace Kelly plays with the heart and passion of an old soul yet with the genre-bending zest and energy of a 24 year old. Having been a regular on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’s band, Jon Batiste and Stay Human, Grace Kelly recently released her 10th CD as a leader. The latest album, Trying To Figure It Out was voted #2 Jazz Album of The Year in 2016 Downbeat Magazine Readers Poll.
Elvin Bishop's Big Fun TrioThu, Mar 23 - Sun, Mar 26, 2017
Rousing, down-home, feel-good music...spunky rhythms and razor-sharp slide...Bishop's a superb guitarist of great strength and skill...a rocking' good time. - Guitar World
Davina and The VagabondsTue, Mar 28 - Wed, Mar 29, 2017
Jazz, blues and roots – a modern day female version of Louis Armstrong! “They dare to be different. Davina zips to near impossible heights in a divine declaration of romance.” – DownBeat Magazine
Ruben StuddardThu, Mar 30 - Sun, Apr 2, 2017
In the 10 years since he brightened the world of pop music with his American Idol-winning romantic balladry, Studdard has warmed the hearts of his huge fan base with five albums and touring with the varied like of Peabo Bryson, Melissa Manchester, and CeCe Winans.
An Intimate Evening
Tue, Apr 4 - Wed, Apr 5, 2017
The Al Jarreau Duo
Al Jarreau’s unique vocal style is one of the world’s most precious treasures. His innovative musical expressions have made him one of the most exciting and critically-acclaimed performers of our time with seven Grammy® Awards, scores of international music awards and popular accolades worldwide.
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
Jack BroadbentMon, Apr 10, 2017
With feet planted firmly in an authentic blues style, Broadbent is now making waves globally as one of the most exciting modern bluesmen of our time. “The real thang!” – Boosty Collins
Ravi ColtraneTue, Apr 11 - Wed, Apr 12, 2017
2017 Grammy Nominee for Best Improvisational Jazz Solo Performance, Coltrane is a classic American post-bop jazz saxman
Kenny GThu, Apr 13 - Sun, Apr 16, 2017
The biggest selling instrumental musician of the modern era and one of the best-selling artists of all-time returns with Brazilian Nights, his all-new salute to Bossa Nova.
Earl KlughThu, Apr 20 - Sun, Apr 23, 2017
Celebrating 41 years, Klugh is a master of nylon acoustic guitar and fingerstyle technique. “…a guitarist with impeccable technique.” – The New York Times
Lizz WrightTue, Apr 25 - Thu, Apr 27, 2017
Star Tribune exclaims, “Wright is equally capable of impressing a distinctive original on your memory bank or reorienting a familiar contemporary song via her personalized treatment and testimony, which ranges naturally through gospel, folk, jazz and R&B idioms.”
Eliane EliasThu, May 4 - Sun, May 7, 2017
Eliane Elias is a Grammy-winning pianist/singer/songwriter, known for her distinctive and immediately recognizable musical style which blends her Brazilian roots and her sensuous, alluring voice with her virtuosic instrumental jazz, classical and compositional skills.
Spyro GyraThu, May 11 - Sun, May 14, 2017
Over the last 40+ years, contemporary jazzmen Spyro Gyra have performed over five thousand shows, released thirty-one albums, and sold over ten million albums while also achieving one platinum and two gold albums.
Larry Fuller TrioTue, May 16, 2017
World-class jazz pianist rooted in the hard-swinging traditions of mainstream jazz. Larry was the last pianist with legendary bassist Ray Brown's Trio, a member of the Jeff Hamilton Trio, and most recently a member of the John Pizzarelli Quartet.
Bria SkonbergTue, May 23 - Wed, May 24, 2017
Trumpeter/Vocalist Bria Skonberg is "posted to be one of the most versatile and imposing musicians of her generation." - Wall Street Journal
Lisa Fischer and Grand BatonThu, Jun 1 - Sun, Jun 4, 2017
"Lisa Fischer in concert is addictive. Every performance is so enriching, so exciting, so transcendent that you want more. With remarkable vocal range and vocabulary, Fischer can sing soul, jazz, rock, gospel, pop, folk and classical with equal facility and authority. She often mixes styles in the same song, sometimes in the same vocal line. Her approach tends to be intimate, artful and almost meditative, accompanied by her interpretive dancing, but she also can cut loose and funk with fierceness and rock with abandon." -Minneapolis Star Tribune
Burt BacharachThu, Jul 13 - Sun, Jul 16, 2017
Burt Bacharach is one of the most accomplished popular composers of the 20th Century. In the ’60s and ’70s, he was a dominant figure in pop music, racking up a remarkable 52 Top 40 hits. Combining elements of jazz, pop, Brazilian music and rock, Bacharach created a unique new sound that embodied the time.