Archive for April, 2019


3rd Annual San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival Friday Kickoff features Athea Rene and Selina Albright

Join us Friday night, June 28, 2019 as we kickoff the weekend for the 3rd Annual San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival on the Inspiration Hornblower from Hornblower Cruises!

This event is a 3 Hour (7-10pm) dinner cruise on the Inspiration Hornblower from Hornblower Cruises. Tickets include buffet dinner, 2 glasses of wine, Artist Meet & Greet, DJ and dancing. There will also be a designated cigar area on the top deck.

Shuttle service will be available from our host hotel (The Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina) starting at 5:00 pm until 6:45 pm. If you are not a hotel guest, you can park at the San Diego Convention Center and walk over to catch the shuttle.

Boarding begins at 6:00 pm and the boat departs promptly at 7:00 pm. All guests will be served complimentary champagne upon boarding.


Friday, June 28, 2019 – 7:00 PM

Hornblower Cruise, 1800 North Harbor Drive, Gate 3, Pier 1 Hornblower landing, San Diego, CA 9210


Saturday, May 4, 2019 – 8:00 PM

Perfect Note, 1845 Montgomery Hwy S, Hoover, Alabama 35244


Really looking forward to bringing an A2Z show to Philadelphia’s South Jazz Kitchen. Get your tickets right here:

April 25, 2019 – 7:00 PM & 9:00 PM

SOUTH, 600 N Broad St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130

We hope to add one more artist to the Summer Fest Jazz Edition Kick-Off party. Tickets will go on sale soon. Limited seating. Bring your own food and drinks.

August 30, 2019

Army National Guard, 8790 Grow Drive, Pensacola, FL 32515

Come grow with us. St. James Live presents “Jazz on the Lawn @ The Battery Atlanta”, a mini Jazz series with 1 show each month, May through October at beautiful Battery Atlanta, on the lawn next to The Atlanta Braves new stadium SunTrust Park. We invite all our friends to come enjoy an evening of Smooth Jazz at The Battery Atlanta. Tickets are on sale at

The jazz series feature Matt Marshak, Jeff Kashiwa, Rhythm Jets, Steve Cole, Blake Aaron, Tom Braxton, Brian Simpson, West Byrd & The St. James Live Band.

St. James Live3220 Butner Rd, Atlanta, GA 30331

Welcome to year four of the Derby City Jazz Festival (DCJF)! Come and join us for two great days of exceptional entertainment featuring some of the world’s best smooth jazz artist. This year’s festival will take place at the Iroquois Amphitheater.  It provides the perfect back drop for this summertime event.
Enjoy the best in smooth jazz music and experience the best in food, culture and spirits that Louisville has to offer! Brown-Forman is the signature event sponsor, so be prepared to sample some of the finest in bourbons, whiskeys and champagnes that Kentucky has to offer.

The lineup:


Saturday, August 10, 2019 and Sunday, August 11, 2019 – 4:00 PM – 11:00 PM EDT

Iroquois Amphitheater, 1080 Amphitheater Rd, Louisville, KY 40214

Jazz At The Creek 2019 – Memorial Day Festival featuring Lin Rountree, Jazz In Pink, Reggie Codrington, Darryl Williams, and many more.

May 24 -26, 2019

Market Creek Amphitheater, 310 Euclid Ave, San Diego, California 92114

The Baltimore Jazz Festival 2019 features John Lamkin “Favorites” Quintet, Chelsey Green and The Green Project, Kevin Jackson, Emmanuel Withers w/ Diverse Soul, Craig Alston Jazz Syndicate, Blackman Murray Russo, Aztec Sun Band.

The Baltimore Jazz Festival looks to continue with the tradition by bridging the old and the new styles of jazz and expanding the reach of the art of jazz by connecting with the vibrant Baltimore community and reaching out to the DMV artists to take part in this venture to showcase a greater sound of the music and talent.

Get tickets here.

Saturday, Aug 10, 2019, 11:00 AM – Sunday, Aug 11, 2019, 9:00 PM

Baltimore, Maryland

The Playboy Jazz Festival, to be presented for the sixth year in a row by the Los Angeles Philharmonic, has announced its full lineup for 2019.

Featured acts will include Kool & the Gang, Boz Scaggs, Béla Fleck and the Flecktones, the Maceo Parker Big Band, Terence Blanchard, the Cookers, Angélique Kidjo, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Benny Golson, The Family Stone, Sheila E., Terrace Martin, and Sona Jobarteh.

There will also be a special celebration honoring the late drummer Ndugu Chancler, featuring Patrice Rushen, Ernie Watts, Alphonso Johnson, Terri Lyne Carrington, Doc Powell, Byron Miller, Rayford Griffin, Josie James, and TC Carson.

The festival, hosted by comedian George Lopez, will take place June 8-9 at the Hollywood Bowl in Hollywood, Calif.

Tickets for the 2019 Playboy Jazz Festival go on sale Mar. 5. For more information, go here.

Hollywood Bowl, 2301 Highland Ave, Los Angeles, California 90068

Richard Elliot with Ron Reinhardt (keys), Gerey Johnson (guitar), Nate Philips (bass) & Eric Valentine (drums)

Get tickets here.

May 23 – May 26, 2019

PizzaExpress Live, 99 High Holborn, London, United Kingdom

It is with great sadness that we have to announce that Richard Elliot has had to cancel his forthcoming shows at Pizza Express Live on May 23rd to 26th. Due to medical reasons he is not able to travel. Peter White will be standing in and covering all the dates. If you have already booked to see Richard, Pizza Express will be contacting you shortly.