Posts Tagged ‘Jazz’

TasteofNO

Come celebrate with us at the 30th annual “A Taste of New Orleans”. Over the years, “A Taste of New Orleans” has become one of Fiesta San Antonio’s most popular events. If you’re looking for fun with a focus on family, the “Taste” is the place to be. Pack up the kiddies, and bring Mom and Pop too; and enjoy an event designed for all ages. Stroll about the grounds and enjoy New Orleans-style food and music. The “Taste” menu includes assorted gumbos, red beans and rice, shrimp creole, etouffee, shrimp kabob, jambalaya, cajun catfish, soft shell crab, crab au gratin, crab rolls, fresh crawfish boil, boudin, alligator, beignets and a host of other tasty treats. A wide assortment of beverages is also available. We also have kids rides, play areas, clowns and face painting.

The 3-day A Taste of New Orleans festival features a variety of music, including Kyle Turner & Michael Ward at 6pm on Saturday, April 18, 2015.

Sunken Garden Theater, 3875 N St Mary St, San Antonio, Texas 78212

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The 10-day New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival features 100+ musicians of all genres.

The irresistible parade of local, national and international artists scheduled to appear includes:

Elton John, The Who, Jimmy Buffett, Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, No Doubt, Keith Urban, Pitbull, John Legend, Ed Sheeran, T.I., Chicago, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Hozier, Widespread Panic, Jerry Lee Lewis, Ryan Adams, Steve Winwood, Wilco, The Meters, Jimmy Cliff, Buddy Guy, Allen Toussaint, The O’Jays, Irma Thomas, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Dr. John, the Radiators, Anthony Hamilton, Kacey Musgraves, Robert Cray, Shovels & Rope, Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk, Third World, Aaron Neville, Delbert McClinton, Angelique Kidjo, Taj Mahal, Estelle, Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, Tab Benoit, Cassandra Wilson, Shirley Caesar, Charles Lloyd, Juvenile & Mannie Fresh Together, Marcia Ball, Kermit Ruffins & the BBQ Swingers, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Big Freedia, Jimmie Vaughan, Gurrumul, Paloma Faith, Galactic with guest Macy Gray, Rebirth Brass Band, Anders Osborne, The Word, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, John P. Kee & New Life, Christian McBride Big Band with Dianne Reeves and Jeffrey Osborne, Irvin Mayfield & the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, Pastor Marvin Sapp, The Terence Blanchard E-Collective, Sturgill Simpson, BWB featuring Rick Braun, Kirk Whalum & Norman Brown, Vintage Trouble, Shooter Jennings, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn, Davell Crawford presents “To Fats with Love”, Lágbájá of Nigeria, Big Chief Bo Dollis & the Wild Magnolias, Buckwheat Zydeco, Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Jon Cleary, Luke James, Donald Harrison, Glen David Andrews, La Santa Cecilia, Walter “Wolfman” Washington, Monty Alexander: Harlem-Kingston Express, Ellis Marsalis, Cowboy Mouth, Kenny Garrett, Vieux Farka Toure, Royal Teeth, Ms. Ruby Wilson’s Tribute to Bessie Smith, Ironing Board Sam, Amanda Shires, Pine Leaf Boys, Rockin’ Dopsie, Jr. & the Zydeco Twisters, Snarky Puppy, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, The Revivalists, Carolyn Wonderland, Creole String Beans, New Orleans Suspects, Eagle & Hawk, Nicholas Payton, Honey Island Swamp Band, The Soul Rebels, Butler, Bernstein & The Hot 9, Jewel Brown with Gregg Stafford’s Jazz Hounds, Creole Wild West, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux and the Golden Eagles, Young Guardians of the Flame, and White Cloud Hunters Mardi Gras Indians, Young Men Olympia Aid, Divine Ladies, Big Four, and Original Big Seven Social Aid & Pleasure Clubs, Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church Mass Choir, The Sensational Chosen Voices, Rosie Ledet & the Zydeco Playboys, Ottertr.

On Sunday, April 26, 2015 – 11:00 am appear BWB featuring Rick Braun, Kirk Whalum and Norman Brown.

Fair Grounds Race Course, 1751 Gentilly Blvd, New Orleans, Louisiana 70119

JazzFunkSoul

Jazz Funk Soul featuring Chuck Loeb, Jeff Lorber and Everette Harp in the Madison Theatre, special opening guest: Al DeGregoris with Chris Geith.

Saturday, November 22, 2014 – 8:00 pm

Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave, Rockville Centre, New York 11571 (Long Island)

Clearwater

What started as a 10-day series of jazz concerts held on the back of a flatbed truck and at venues all around the City of Clearwater, has evolved into a major international jazz festival and draw for tens of thousands of visitors. Now in its 35th year, the Clearwater Jazz Holiday is a world-class gathering of the some of the greatest talents and greatest fans of music & jazz. The event takes full advantage of its home in Clearwater, Florida, offering music and art against the backdrop of warm breezes, brilliant sunsets and one of the world’s greatest beaches, on the Gulf of Mexico.

Thursday, October 16th

4:00pm Gates Open
4:30pm – 5:30pm – Buster Cooper Quartet
6:00pm – 7:45pm – “Changing Keys” – Clearwater Jazz Holiday 35th Anniversary Tribute
8:15pm – 10:00pm – Earth, Wind & Fire

Friday, October 17th

4:00pm Gates Open
4:30pm – 5:30pm – Al Downing Jazz All-Stars
6:00pm – 7:00pm – Theo Valentin
7:30pm – 9:00pm – Dirty Dozen Brass Band
9:30pm – 11:00pm – Spyro Gyra

10:00pm – 1:30am – Clearwater Jazz Holiday After Party

Saturday, October 18th

1:00pm Gates Open
1:30pm – 2:30pm – TomKats Jazz Orchestra with Special Guest Katt Hefner
3:00pm – 4:00pm – Julie Black
4:30pm – 6:00pm – Belinda & Kool Reflektions
6:30pm – 8:45pm – Boogie on the Bay – Marcia Ball / Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience
9:15pm – 10:45pm – Dr. John & The Nite Trippers
10:45pm Fireworks Presented by HCA West Florida Pinellas County Hospitals

10:00pm – 1:30am – Clearwater Jazz Holiday After Party

Sunday, October 19th

1:30pm Gates Open
2:00pm – 3:00pm – REH/CJH Youth Jazz Band
3:30pm – 4:00pm – Crash
4:30pm – 5:30pm – Spirit Family Reunion
6:00pm – 7:30pm – Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
8:00pm – 9:30pm – Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros

Coachman Park, 301 Drew St, Clearwater, Florida 33755

Brunswick

This four-day event jumps off on Thursday night with FREE LIVE JAZZ November 6 – 8, 2014 at restaurant venues in the heart of downtown New Brunswick starring Gerald Albright, Hiroshima, Paula Atherton, Cindy Bradley and more!!!

Hyatt Regency, 2 Albany St, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901

Long Beach Jazz Festival 2014

The only Southern California Jazz Festival staged on a gorgeous grassy knoll in a beautiful Lagoon setting. Long Beach Jazz Festival features some of the top artists of the year and includes VIP seating in an incredible outdoor setting with a great selection of food, art and much more. Jazz, an experience you will never forget!

SATURDAY, AUGUST 9, 2014
TYRESE
RAMSEY LEWIS
RACHELLE FERRELL
NAJEE
MICHAEL LINGTON
JESSE BOYKINS III
LEE ENGLAND JR.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 10, 2014
LALAH HATHAWAY
WILL DOWNING
AL JARREAU
DALEY
HIROSHIMA
AL WILLIAMS JAZZ SOCIETY FEATURING RONNIE LAWS, WILTON FELDER, AND MORE IN A TRIBUTE TO WAYNE HENDERSON
RICK PARMA

Rainbow Lagoon Park, E Shoreline Dr, Long Beach, California 90802

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The Festival’s casual and classy outdoor setting, together with the soulful sounds of jazz surrounded by fine art, creates an ideal evening for friends, sweethearts, and family.

July 10: Jackiem Joyner
July 17: Chris Standring
July 24: Gregg Karukas
July 31: Brian Bromberg
August 7: Steve Oliver
August 14: Pretzel Logic (A Steely Dan tribute band)
August 21: Tony Guerrero and Bill Cantos
August 28: Billy Valentine

Festival of the Arts, 650 Laguna Canyon Rd, Laguna Beach, California 92651