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The City of Jacksonville Beach is proud to present the 14th Annual Summer Jazz Series. This two-concert series is scheduled for Sunday evenings from 5 PM until 9 PM at the Sea Walk Pavilion on June 14 and July 12. Come out and enjoy the combination of exciting music performed by national recording artists, the caress of cool sea breezes, and the rhythm of the ocean. Admission is free and open to the public. Bring your blankets or lawn chairs. Entertainment begins at 5 PM.

On Sunday, June 14, 2015 – 5:00 pm are performing Jeff Bradshaw, Paul Taylor & Jackiem Joyner.

On Sunday, July 12, 2015 – 5:00 pm are performing Urban Jazz Coalition and Eric Darius.

Seawalk Pavilion, 75 N 1st St, Jacksonville Beach, Florida 32250

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Thornton Winery continues to build on its national and critically acclaimed reputation as one of the finest outdoor venues. The intimate and acoustically superb Mediterranean fountain terrace, overlooking the beautiful Temecula Wine Country, offers a memorable and unique concert experience unmatched in Southern California.

May 2015

Saturday, May 2 – 7 pm

Brian Culbertson
Elan Trotman

Saturday, May 16 – 7 pm

Mindi Abair and The Boneshakers
Nick Colionne

Saturday, May 30 – 7 pm

Jazz Attack featuring
Richard Elliot
Peter White
Euge Groove

June 2015

Saturday, June 6 – 7 pm

Bobby Caldwell
The Rippingtons featuring Russ Freeman

Sunday, June 21 – 4 pm

Spyro Gyra
Acoustic Alchemy

Sunday, June 28 – 4 pm

America
The Stray Cat Lee Rocker

July 2015

Saturday, July 11 – 7 pm

Rick Braun
Kenny Lattimore

Sunday, July 12 – 6 pm

Dave Koz
Rick Braun
Kenny Lattimore

Saturday, July 25 – 7 pm

Jeffrey Osborne
Gerald Albright

August 2015

Saturday, August 1 – 7 pm

Michael McDonald

Saturday, August 8 – 7 pm

Melissa Etheridge – This Is M.E. Solo

Sunday, August 9 – 6 pm

Chris Isaak

Saturday, August 15 – 7 pm

Al Jarreau
Keiko Matsui

Saturday, August 22 – 7 pm

Macy Gray
Larry Graham

Saturday, August 29 – 7 pm

Kenny G
Ariana Savalas

September 2015

Saturday, September 5 – 7 pm

Boney James

Sunday, September 13 – 4 pm

Chris Botti

Sunday, September 20 – 4 pm

George Benson

Saturday, September 26 – 7 pm

Very Special Guest

October 2015

Saturday, October 3 – 7 pm

Tower Of Power
Average White Band

Saturday, October 10 – 7 pm

Jesse Cook

Sunday, October 18 – 4 pm

Jazz Attack featuring
Richard Elliot
Peter White
Euge Groove

Thornton Winery, 32575 Rancho California Rd, Temecula, California 92589

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The Smooth Cruises Return for Summer 2015!

Wednesday, June 24th catch the first Smooth Cruise of the 2015 season with Grammy nominee and Soul Train Award winner sax man Boney James aboard the stunning Hornblower Infinity as you sail the Hudson and take in the sights of New York Harbor.

The Hornblower Infinity matches the uniqueness of New York — and the Smooth Cruises! The open bow, covered sky deck and over-sized windows provide endless opportunities to enjoy the countless sites in NY Harbor as guests kick back with the best jazz artists in the business. Guests will enjoy the world’s finest contemporary jazz on climate controlled interior decks with multiple dance floors, and can take in the sights outdoors on spacious exterior sun-decks.

THE 2015 SMOOTH CRUISE SCHEDULE:

June 24: Boney James

July 15: Norman Brown & Marion Meadows

July 22: Peter White & Richard Elliot

July 29: Gerald Albright & Mindi Abair

Aug 5: Dave Koz & Rick Braun with Special Guest Kenny Lattimore

Aug 12: Jonathan Butler & Alex Bugnon

Aug 19: Najee

Aug 26: Rachelle Ferrell

Sept 2: Freddie Jackson

Cruises depart promptly at 6:30pm and 9:30pm. (Boarding begins: approx. 5:30pm & 9pm)

Hudson River Park, Pier 40, 353 West St, New York, NY 10014

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Wade Ford Concert Series and SPC Enterprises Presents: Black Music Month Tribute featuring JEFF BRADSHAW & FRIENDS, MALI MUSIC, Robert Glasper, Tweet, DJ B Sharp and Special Guest Avery Sunshine.

Doors @ 5pm/Showtime @ 6pm

Terrace seats $50-$60 Lawn $25

Get tickets here.

Sat, Jun 13, 2015 06:00 PM

Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre, Mableton, GA

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The 2-day Celebration of Black Music features on Friday, June 12, 2015:

7:00pm – 2nd Wind
7:55pm – Gerald Albright
9:05pm -Vocalist Will Downing.

The 2-day Celebration of Black Music features on Saturday, June 13, 2015:

7:00pm – Flawless Band
7:55pm – Najee
9:05pm – Vocalist Lalah Hathaway.

Sharonville Convention Center, 11355 Chester Rd, Cincinnati, Ohio 45246

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Peter White and Dee Lucas at Jerry Green & Friends

Showtimes 7:30pm and 10pm. Part one of a four concert package, VIP $180.00 and General Seating $150.00, or VIP $50, General $40 at www. breadentertainment.com.

Sunday, June 21, 2015 – 7:30 pm

Breckenridge Inn, 2800 Breckenridge Ln, Louisville, Kentucky 40220

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The 3-day Capital Jazz Fest lineup is:

Friday, June 05, 2015 – 6:30 – noon

PAVILION STAGE – Hosted by Tony Richards – Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, India Arie, Catch A Rising Star showcase featuring Moonchild.

Saturday, June 06, 2015 – 12:00 – noon

PAVILION STAGE – Hosted by Tony Richards – Boney James, Roy Ayers, Vocalist Patti Austin, Earl Klugh, Najee, Harvey Mason, Catch A Rising Star showcase featuring vocalist Carol Riddick.

SYMPHONY WOODS STAGE – Hosted by Cayman Kelly, George Clinton & Parliament/Funkadelic, Chrisette Michele, Ruben Studdard, Deborah Cox, Rahsaan Patterson, The Rebirth.

Sunday, June 07, 2015 – 12:00 – noon

PAVILION STAGE (contemporary jazz and adult contemporary) — Hosted by Tony Richards – Kenny G, Jonathan Butler, Vocalist Michael McDonald, Naturally 7, Nick Colionne, Vocalist José James, Catch A Rising Star showcase featuring James Lloyd (of Pieces of a Dream).

SYMPHONY WOODS STAGE – Hosted by Cayman Kelly – Eric Benét, Meshell Ndegeocello, Morris Day & The Time, Johnny Gill, Amel Larrieux, Atlantic Starr.

Merriweather Post Pavilion, 10475 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Columbia, Maryland 21044