Events Calendar

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Mark Hummel's 25th Annual Blues Harmonica Blowout ft. Curtis Salgado, Charlie Musslewhite, Little Charlie, Jason Ricci, Anson Funderburgh, Aki Kumar, and others

Thu, Feb 4 - Sun, Feb 7, 2016

Grammy-nominated Blues Music Award winning American blues harmonica player, vocalist, songwriter, and long-time bandleader of The Blues Survivors, celebrating 25 years of Blues Harmonica Blowouts!

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Jon Cleary & The Absolute Gentlemen

Mon, Feb 8, 2016

Grammy-nominated New Orleans funk master Jon Cleary returns with his hard driving, soulful, and funky pop tunes in support of his new release GoGo Juice.

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Loston Harris Trio

Tue, Feb 9 - Wed, Feb 10, 2016

Loston is doing his part to continue a legacy by blending traditional jazz, gospel and blues with his own unique vocal and piano stylings.

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Mindi Abair and The Boneshakers

Thu, Feb 11 - Sat, Feb 13, 2016

Perennial favorite - Mindi brings her own special blend of saxophone soul, rock, pop, and contemporary jazz - on tour in support of her latest release, Live in Seattle!

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Mindi Abair and The Boneshakers - Valentine's Evening

Sun, Feb 14, 2016

Celebrate Valentine's with perennial R&B saxophone favorite Mindi Abair along with her band The Boneshakers.

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Sonny Fortune

Tue, Feb 16 - Wed, Feb 17, 2016

When critics speak of Sonny Fortune, names like Coltrane, Cannonball, and Parker are mentioned. Quite a legacy - but well deserved - for Sonny Fortune embodies all of the finest qualities of those late, great musicians: hard work, dedication to his art, and exceptional music. Lucky for us, this sensational multi-reed player is still here and blowing hard!

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Kurt Elling

Thu, Feb 18 - Sun, Feb 21, 2016

“He is the standout male jazz vocalist of our time.” - The New York Times Touring in support of his new release Passion World

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Pat Martino Trio

Tue, Feb 23 - Wed, Feb 24, 2016

Italian-American jazz guitarist and composer within the post-bop, fusion, mainstream jazz and soul jazz idioms

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Elvin Bishop

Thu, Feb 25 - Sun, Feb 28, 2016

“Rousing, down-home, feel-good music…spunky rhythms and razor-sharp slide…Bishop’s a superb guitarist of great strength and skill…a rockin’ good time. ”

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Kenny Lattimore

Tue, Mar 1 - Wed, Mar 2, 2016

Hailed by the New York Times as a “modern soul man,” Grammy Award-nominated singer/songwriter Kenny Lattimore is climbing the charts once again with another hit in the making: “Love Me Back” from his new release Anatomy of A Love Song.

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David Sanborn Electric Band

Thu, Mar 3 - Sun, Mar 6, 2016

With 24 albums, 6 Grammy’s and 8 Gold albums Sanborn is a master saxman who blends pop, R&B and lately, more traditional jazz. On tour in support of his new release Time and The River.

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Judy Collins

Mon, Mar 7 - Wed, Mar 9, 2016

All performances are sold out!

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An Intimate Evening with Jeffrey Osborne

Thu, Mar 10 - Sun, Mar 13, 2016

R&B Legend

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Dana Fuchs

Tue, Mar 15 - Wed, Mar 16, 2016

“… blisteringly raw vocals on the new DVD and live CD collection, “Songs From The Road.” Capturing the gut-wrenching honesty of the emotional connection she has with her audience … a career-defining testament to Dana’s talents and her self-belief to keep going in the wake of personal tragedies." - Blues and Soul Magazine

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Earl Klugh

Thu, Mar 17 - Sun, Mar 20, 2016

"Considered by many to be one of the finest acoustic guitar players today." - Modern Guitar Magazine

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Tinsley Ellis

Tue, Mar 22 - Wed, Mar 23, 2016

Legendary blues guitarist with roots in southern soul music.

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Madeleine Peyroux Trio

Thu, Mar 24 - Sun, Mar 27, 2016

Critically acclaimed American jazz singer, songwriter, and guitarist with a near 20-year career, Peyroux is noted for her vocal style, which has been compared to that of Billie Holiday. On tour in support of her new release Keep Me in Your Heart for a While.

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Davina and the Vagabonds

Tue, Mar 29 - Wed, Mar 30, 2016

“Davina Sowers’ classically trained right fingers shimmy down the piano keys and meet up with an insistent boogie-woogie bass. Then she reveals her other musical talent: a sassy, salty, sweet voice that’s childlike at the top, husky at the bottom.” –NPR

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Ruben Studdard

Thu, Mar 31 - Sun, Apr 3, 2016

“Best Male R&B Vocal Performance” Grammy-nominee and American Idol winner “Pleasingly straightforward with a gentle lilt, Verve Records release Unconditional Love is quite possibly Studdard’s best work yet. – Allmusic.com, A. Kellman

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Omar Sosa's Quarteto Afrocubano

Tue, Apr 5 - Wed, Apr 6, 2016

Omar Sosa is a musician extraordinaire, composer, arranger, pianist, percussionist, and improvisatore. His Afro-Cuban based mix of jazz and world music is broadly expressive – full of power and passion, subtlety and grace.

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Los Lobos

Thu, Apr 7 - Sun, Apr 10, 2016

2015 Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame nominee and multiple Grammy award-winning rock / latin / blues musical trailblazers touring in support of their new release "Gates of Gold."

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Kenny Werner featuring Joyce Moreno

Tue, Apr 12 - Wed, Apr 13, 2016

Brazilian singer-songwriter Joyce has been an international sensation since the 1970’s. The fearlessly creative American pianist Kenny Werner joins her for these duet performances.

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Jane Monheit - Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald

Thu, Apr 14 - Sun, Apr 17, 2016

“When I was growing up, listening to music and singing along with records was the greatest joy of my life. Above all, beyond any other artist, I loved and revered Ella.” – Grammy nominated vocalist, Jane Monheit

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Janiva Magness

Tue, Apr 19 - Wed, Apr 20, 2016

The Blues Foundation 2015 Contemporary Artist of the Year – Winner “Sistsa Janiva’s robust and soulful voice is showering each cut with determination to make us all fall in love. Her delivery is, as always, sincere and straight from the heart. Sweet Soul Music is alive and kickin’.” – Mavis Staples

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Joan Osborne Acoustic Trio featuring Keith Cotton and Jack Petruzzelli

Thu, Apr 21 - Sun, Apr 24, 2016

Eight-time Grammy-nominated soulful singer songwriter

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Oz Noy with Jimmy Haslip and Dave Weckl

Tue, Apr 26 - Wed, Apr 27, 2016

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Kenny G

Thu, Apr 28 - Sun, May 1, 2016

Contemporary sax master Kenny G joins us for four nights and eight shows saluting the bossa nova in support of his new release Brazilian Nights.

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Abdullah Ibrahim and Ekaya

Thu, May 5 - Sun, May 8, 2016

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Cyrus Chestnut Trio

Tue, May 10 - Wed, May 11, 2016

Brilliant swinging pianist! What makes Chestnut the best jazz pianist of his generation is a willingness to abandon notes and play space.” – Time Magazine

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Bettye LaVette with opener Walter “Wolfman” Washington

Thu, May 12 - Sun, May 15, 2016

Bettye is one of the most incredible R&B singers singing today. Ache has never sounded so funky. Weary, wise, defiant and vulnerable, Betty’s a force of nature.” – Bonnie Raitt Wolfman searing guitar work and soulful vocals are an icon of the Crescent City.

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Selwyn Birchwood Band

Tue, May 17 - Wed, May 18, 2016

Guitar and lap-steel playing bundle of pure energy who delivers his original songs with a revival tent preacher’s fervor and a natural storyteller’s charisma.

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Spyro Gyra

Thu, May 19 - Sun, May 22, 2016

Contemporary American jazz fusion

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Arturo Sandoval

Thu, May 26 - Sun, May 29, 2016

10x Grammy-winning dynamic Cuban trumpet master and 2015 Hispanic Heritage Award Recipient!

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Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton

Thu, Jun 2 - Sun, Jun 5, 2016

Ms. Lisa Fischer is stepping into the spotlight at last. After four decades of singing background for icons like the Rolling Stones, Tina Turner, Chaka Khan, and Nine Inch Nails, Lisa is finally offering her own humble, heartfelt song, accompanied by her inventive new band Grand Baton. The unexpected success of the Oscar-winning documentary Twenty Feet from Stardom (2013) altered the course of Lisa’s musical journey.

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Fred Hersch and Anat Cohen Duo

Tue, Jun 14 - Wed, Jun 15, 2016

"…the most arrestingly innovative pianist over the last decade or so." — Tad Hendrickson, Vanity Fair
What’s not to love about a young clarinetist and saxophonist who plays everything we love—modern jazz, world music, “hot” New Orleans style jazz—and does it all brilliantly? – The Wall Street Journal

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Joey Alexander Trio

Tue, Sep 13 - Wed, Sep 14, 2016

12-year-old jazz prodigy and Grammy Nominee for Best Jazz Instrumental Album and Best Jazz Solo

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Gerald Albright

Thu, 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

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