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GRand Jazz Fest 2019 features Tim Bowman, Nils, Steve Oliver, Jay Rowe, Paula Atherton, Bryan Lubeck, Deon Yates, Urban Jazz Coalition and more.

Saturday, August 17, 2019 and Sunday, August 18, 2019

Rosa Parks Circle, 135 Monroe Center St NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503


St James Live Holiday Party with Deon Yates & Friends

Saturday, December 17, 2016 – 9:00 pm

St James Live, 3220 Butner Rd SW #240, Atlanta, Georgia 30331


The 2-day GRandJazzFest features a variety of jazz,
including on Saturday, August 15, 2015 – 12:00 – noon
Brian Simpson & Jackiem Joyner, Headliners The Producers, with Paul Brown, Nate Harasim & Deon Yates,

on Sunday, August 16, 2015 – 1:00 pm

Michael Manson, Headliner Steve Cole.

Rosa Parks Circle, 135 Monroe Center St NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503


Valentine’s Day with vocalist Maysa & Pieces of a Dream with R&B singer Kiara LeChé and special guest host Deon Yates.

Friday, February 13, 2015 – 8:00 pm

Music Hall, 350 Madison Ave, Detroit, Michigan 48226


Deon Yates hosts the Discover Jazz Series, featuring flutist Kim Scott on Sunday, September 14, 2014 – 7:00 pm, Nate Harasim on Sunday, October 12, 2014 – 7:00 pm.

Kola Restaurant & Ultra Lounge, 32523 Northwestern Hwy, Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334

Paradise Valley Music Festival

Paradise Valley
Friday July 19, 2013
Lunchtime – DJ

4:00 Ribbon Cutting
DJ Playing Music
6:30-7:45 – Duane Parham (1hr. 15min.)
8:00 – 9:00 – Yvette Meadows
9:30 – 11:30 – Tony Green (Funk fest)

Saturday July 20, 2013

(12:00)-1:30- Sound Check
1:30-2:00- Son’s & daughter’s of Jazz
2:00-2:30 Terry Martin Entertainment
2:30-3:00-Brittany Stoney /Tony Coates
3:00 – 4:00 – Star Factory
4:00 – 4:30-Charity RME
4:30-5:00 karaoke
6:00 – 7:00 – Phase 5. (Karaoke)
7:15 – 8:30 – Deon Yates & Company
8:45-9:15- Gwen & Charles Scales
9:30-10:30 Kimmie Horne
10:40-11:30 Christopher Williams

Sunday July 21, 2013
(Sound Check) 10:00 am possible?
(11:00-1:00) – Second New Hope
(1:00-1:15) Children of Royalty
(1:20-1:40) sounds of Unity
(1:45)-(2:00) Brandy
(2:10)-2:30) Ferguson Twins
(2:40)-(3:00) gospel Comedy
(3:10)-(3:30) Favour
(3:40)-(4:00) Singing Sam
(4:10)-(4:30)-Claret Jai
(4:40)-(5:00)-The Voice of Neopolitan

(6:15)-(7:00) Kenderick Hardaway
(7:15)-(7:30) karaoke
(7:35)-(8:30) Yvette Meadows
(8:35)-(9:45) The Dazz Band
(10:00)-(11:30) Ronnie Laws & Tom Browne

Paradise Valley Park, 1475 Randolph St, Detroit, Michigan 48226


Wayne County Parks Presents
The 18th Annual
Jazz on the River
Elizabeth Park, Trenton, Michigan

Saturday, August 3, 2013

1:00pm – Athena Johnson & Friends
2:30pm – Demetrius Nabors
4:00pm – Brian Simpson
5:30pm – Nick Colionne
7:30pm – Jeff Lorber Fusion
Featuring Paul Jackson Jr & Eric Marienthal

Sunday, August 4, 2013

1:00pm – Deon Yates
2:30pm – Testimony
4:00pm – Lin Rountree
5:30pm – Alexander Zonjic with
Special Guest Keiko Matsui
7:30pm – Sax & The City Staring
Marion Meadows, Paul Taylor,
Vincent Ingala & Joe McBride
The event is free to the public; however, there is a $5 suggested donation for parking. Free parking is available in downtown Trenton with free shuttle provided by Smart Transportation at the corner of Jefferson and West Road, also Jefferson and Elm to the entrance of Elizabeth Park.

The park will be open to the public on both days beginning at Noon, and will close after the final performance.

Elizabeth Park is located off Jefferson, east of I-75, south of West Road in Trenton. Take I-75 South to the West Road exit and follow West Road east to Jefferson. Take Jefferson south into the park.

Questions? More info? Call 734-261-1990.

Elizabeth Park, 4461 Elizabeth Dr, Trenton, Michigan 48183 (Detroit)


East Downtown Dearborn will again host a signature event this July and August as the East Dearborn Downtown Development Authority (EDDDA) presents our 2013 Jazz on the Ave concert series in beautiful Dearborn City Hall Park, 13615 Michigan Avenue at Schaefer.

The concerts are Wednesday evenings from 7:00 to 9:00 pm, free of charge and open to the public. Bring lawn chairs or blankets and stake out a good spot for great music in the Park.

We’ll be showcasing several neighborhood restaurants at each concert who will be selling their food at booths in the park. A face painter and balloon twister will be onsite too!

Of course plenty of nearby restaurants will also be open nearby too, so grab yourself some tasty carry-out and make it a picnic dinner before the show! Check out the restaurants in East Downtown here.

Here’s the schedule to mark your calendars, and please note that the concerts will be held RAIN OR SHINE!!!

JULY 10: Alexander Zonjic & Friends

JULY 17: Joe McBride – pianist

JULY 24: Randy Scott – saxophonist

JULY 31: Two great bands: New York’s Matt Marshak, with Detroit’s own Deon Yates opening

AUGUST 7: Walter White & Small Medium @LARGE Band – 11 piece jazz ensemble

AUGUST 14: Alexander Zonjic’s All-Star Jam (guests to be announced…)

City Hall Park, 13615 Michigan Ave, Dearborn, Michigan 48126


GRandJazzFest is August 17 and 18, 2013, at Rosa Parks Circle in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Performers include: HEADLINER Nick Colionne (Guitars, vocals) | Deon Yates (sax) | The Paul Keller AT SUNDOWN Quintet | Sheila Landis & Brazilian Love Affair | The Kinsey Report (Blues) | Randy Marsh Organ Trio | Mind’s Eye (Bossa Nova/Jazz/Latin) | Grand Rapids Jazz Orchestra (big band) with vocalist Edye Evans Hyde (Swing, traditional) | Vocalist Edye Evans Hyde | Phil Denny (Sax) |

Rosa Parks Circle, 135 Monroe Center St NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503