Events Calendar

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Will Downing

Thu, Jan 19 - Sun, Jan 22, 2017

The Prince of sophisticated soul!

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Henry Kapono and special guest Johnny Valentine - The Songs of C&K

Tue, 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”.

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Jarrod Lawson

Wed, Jan 25, 2017

Soul jazz jewel

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Mark Hummel's Ultimate Harmonica Blowout ft. Duke Robillard, Howard Levy, Son of Dave, Corky Siegel and Jason Ricci

Thu, Jan 26 - Sun, Jan 29, 2017

Multi-Award winning harp heavyweight and harp supergroup

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Eric Johnson

Mon, Jan 30, 2017

Texas guitar legend shares intimate acoustic guitar/piano compositions in support of his new release “EJ.”

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Jimmy Webb

Tue, 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

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Rachelle Ferrell

Thu, 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.

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Tower of Power

Tue, Feb 7 - Wed, Feb 8, 2017

Legendary funk, groove and urban soul specialists!

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Tower of Power

Fri, Feb 10 - Sat, Feb 11, 2017

Legendary funk, groove and urban soul specialists!

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Nearly Dan

Sun, 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.

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Mindi Abair and the Bone Shakers Valentine's Celebration

Tue, Feb 14, 2017

Celebrate Valentine's with a little pop, blues, bop, jazz and rock, Mindi style.

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Mindi Abair and the Bone Shakers

Wed, 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

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John Scofield's "Country for Old Men" w/ Vicente Archer, Larry Goldings & Bill Stewart

Tue, Feb 21 - Wed, Feb 22, 2017

"One of the contemporary jazz world's finest guitarists." — Los Angeles Times

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Bobby Caldwell

Thu, 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!

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David Lanz

Tue, 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”

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Hiromi - The Trio Project

Thu, Mar 2 - Sun, Mar 5, 2017

Award-winning narratively sweeping and emotionally overflowing jazz pianist on tour in support of her latest release, Spark!

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Lydia Pense and Cold Blood featuring Special Guest Rick Stevens

Tue, 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!

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Bob James Quartet

Thu, Mar 9 - Sun, Mar 12, 2017

Multi-Grammy winning piano legend and founder of the band Fourplay.

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Geoff Tate The Whole Story “Ryche” Acoustic Tour 2017

Tue, 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.

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Jane Monheit

Thu, Mar 16 - Sun, Mar 19, 2017

Naturally elegant jazz vocalist blessed with “a voice of phenomenal beauty.” – Stephen Holden, New York Times

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Grace Kelly

Tue, 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.

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Elvin Bishop's Big Fun Trio

Thu, 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

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Davina and The Vagabonds

Tue, 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

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Ruben Studdard

Thu, 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.

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An Intimate Evening
The Al Jarreau Duo

Tue, Apr 4 - Wed, Apr 5, 2017

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.

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Joey Alexander Trio

Thu, 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

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Jack Broadbent

Mon, 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

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Ravi Coltrane

Tue, Apr 11 - Wed, Apr 12, 2017

2017 Grammy Nominee for Best Improvisational Jazz Solo Performance, Coltrane is a classic American post-bop jazz saxman

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Kenny G

Thu, 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.

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Earl Klugh

Thu, 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

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Lizz Wright

Tue, 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.”

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Bill Charlap Trio

Tue, May 2 - Wed, May 3, 2017

One of the world’s premiere jazz pianists!

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Eliane Elias

Thu, 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.

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Spyro Gyra

Thu, 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.

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Larry Fuller Trio

Tue, 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.

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Bria Skonberg

Tue, 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

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Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton

Thu, 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

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Burt Bacharach

Thu, 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.

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