Events Calendar

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John Hammond

Tue, Oct 17 - Wed, Oct 18, 2017

"He interpreted blues standards, gut-bucket boogie, country blues, and his original blues compositions about love gained and lost through the complex narrative of his own wayward soul…The blues are a living, breathing, and feeling thing, and Hammond in his fiftieth year on the road is a legendary master at live performance." - Blues Revue

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Beyond his incomparable reputation as the standard-bearing bassist in modern jazz, four-time Grammy-winning Christian McBride has always been a restless explorer, constantly immersing himself in new musical environments with stimulating new collaborations

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Freddy Cole Quartet

Tue, Oct 24 - Wed, Oct 25, 2017

“Freddy has an impeccable sense of swing… he is, overall, the most maturely expressive male jazz singer of his generation, if not the best alive.” – The New York Times
“Gorgeous autumnal baritone, expressive phrasing and pitch-perfect feel for jazz standards, pop tunes and love ballads.” – People Magazine

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Gerald Albright

Thu, Oct 26 - Sun, Oct 29, 2017

Saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist Gerald Albright is one of the biggest stars of R&B, contemporary and straight-ahead jazz. He’s earned his reputation as a “musician’s musician.”

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Leo Kottke

Tue, Oct 31 - Wed, Nov 1, 2017

Iconic acoustic guitarist known for a fingerpicking style that draws on blues, jazz, and folk music, and for syncopated, polyphonic melodies.

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Hiromi Duet featuring Edmar Castaneda

Fri, Nov 10 - Sun, Nov 12, 2017

Grammy-winning keyboardist with Colombian harpist craft mesmerizing and spellbinding music with gorgeous acoustics

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ConFunkShun

Tue, Nov 14 - Thu, Nov 16, 2017

Legends of Funk!

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Taj Mahal Quartet

Fri, Nov 17 - Sun, Nov 26, 2017

Blues and roots music favorite - an annual celebration of an international treasure!

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Russell Malone Quartet

Tue, Nov 28 - Wed, Nov 29, 2017

Malone is one of the signature guitar players of his generation with an... "absolutely fluid and beautiful integration between moving lines and harmonic cadences. The relaxed quality of everything that's being played gives a warm feeling." - Kurt Rosenwinkel

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Tower of Power

Thu, Nov 30 - Sun, Dec 3, 2017

Legendary funk, groove and urban soul specialists!

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Roy Hargrove Quintet

Thu, Dec 7 - Sun, Dec 10, 2017

Acclaimed jazz trumpeter, composer and bandleader delivers jazz bliss

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Sweet Honey In The Rock®: Celebrating The Holydays

Mon, Dec 11 - Tue, Dec 12, 2017

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.

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Average White Band

Wed, Dec 13 - Sun, Dec 17, 2017

Soul, R&B and Funk masters! “Pick up the Pieces,” “Cut the Cake,” “School Boy Crush” and more!

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The Senate

Tue, Dec 19 - Wed, Dec 20, 2017

Seattle’s Rock & Roll String band delivers high-energy acoustic riffage!

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Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band

Thu, Dec 28 - Sat, Dec 30, 2017

For more than three decades as both a leader and a sideman, conguero Poncho Sanchez has stirred up a fiery stew of straightahead jazz, gritty soul music, and infectious melodies and rhythms from a variety of Latin American and South American sources.

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Nearly Dan

Fri, Jan 5 - Sun, Jan 7, 2018

Nearly Dan is made up of 12 local and national musicians who share a passion for the distinctive music of Steely Dan

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Martin Taylor and Alison Burns

Tue, Jan 9 - Wed, Jan 10, 2018

“Martin Taylor is one of the most awesome solo guitar players in the history of the instrument.” – Pat Metheny “Burns has a honeyed and assured voice.” - Clive Davis, The Times

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Peter White

Thu, Jan 11 - Sun, Jan 14, 2018

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.

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WAR

Thu, Jan 18 - Sun, Jan 21, 2018

An American Original; WAR was the first and most successful musical crossover phenomenon that forever fused rock, jazz, Latin, and R&B, while transcending racial and cultural barriers with a multi-ethnic line-up; a musical melting pot and an enduring influence that has sold nearly 50 million records to date.

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Harold Lopez-Nussa with Ray Lopez-Nussa

Tue, Jan 23 - Wed, Jan 24, 2018

Havana based pianist and composer who straddles classical, pop and jazz worlds touring in support of his new release El Viaje

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Najee

Thu, Jan 25 - Sun, Jan 28, 2018

Grammy-nominated and award-winning international saxophonist and flautist with five #1 albums and four #1 singles on the Billboard charts, touring in support of his new release Poetry in Motion

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Davina and The Vagabonds

Tue, Jan 30 - Wed, Jan 31, 2018

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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Judy Collins

Thu, Feb 8 - Sun, Feb 11, 2018

Modern day Renaissance woman - gold and platinum selling American singer/songwriter.

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Mindi Abair Band

Tue, Feb 13 - Thu, Feb 15, 2018

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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Mindi Abair Band

Wed, Feb 14, 2018

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

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Kenny G

Thu, Apr 12 - Sun, Apr 15, 2018

Seattle's own Grammy-winning saxman returns for four nights and eight shows!