Lydia Marks with the Bruce Johnstone Trio
9th & State Beer Café (9th & State Street, Erie, PA)

Who: Lydia Marks with the Bruce Johnstone Trio

Where: 9th & State Beer Café (9th & State Street, Erie, PA)

When: Saturday June 16th

Time: 7:30 P.M.-10:30 P.M.

Admission: Free

Here is a great concert you will not want to miss!  Good friends of JazzErie, Lydia Marks and Bruce Johnstone, will be putting on a great performance on Saturday June 16th at the 9th & State Beer Cafe at 7:30pm.   Lydia will be singing with the great Bruce Johnsotne Trio performing a variety of great jazz favorites from Nancy Wilson, Nora Jones, and many others!  Be sure to show them some great support and we hope to see you all there!

Kate Buczek Memorial Concert
June 3, from 4 to 6 p.m., the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Erie


On Sunday afternoon, June 3, from 4 to 6 p.m., the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Erie is hosting the 7th annual Kate Buczek Memorial Concert, featuring “Razzer’s Jazzers” Dixieland Band from Jamestown NY and local favorites the Derf Hopsecger Quartet ’18.


Kate Buczek was a jazz music aficionado.  She enjoyed taking family and friends with her to New Orleans for its Jazz and Heritage Festivals.  Among her favorite musicians were Louie Armstrong, Miles Davis and Thelonious Monk.  After Kate died in 2010, at age 91, memorial gifts from her many friends were designated to fund annual concerts at the Unitarian Universalist church where, for many decades, she was an active member and supporter.


The church is located at 7180 Perry Highway (PA Route 97), about 0.5 mile north of I-90's exit 27.  Information at 969-8622 or 864-9300

JAZZ IN ERIE, June 2018

Dave VanAmburg

Weekly gigs for a variety of Dave VanAmburg-led groups on Wednesdays at Ma

xi's, the Bel Aire Clarion restaurant at 2800 W. 8th St.

Weekly Thurs. gigs at Dickey's Pizza & BBQ, W. 38th & Liberty (Liberty Plaza), featuring Dave with Dale McBrier & Phil Popotnik.

Weekly gigs of Fri. evenings at Maxi's, again feature Dave VanAmburg with a variety of cohorts, this time including the Bootleggers Bible Club, Jim Madden with Phil & Roger Blair, the Acouustics, with Dave Blaetz & Phil.

June 15th 6:00pm to 9:00pm Joint the Hibsters at Pineapple Eddies's!  The Hibsters are comprised of the best young local talkent Brittany Barko, Chris VonVolkenburgh, and Michael Hibbler.  Be sure to show them some great Erie Support!

Room 33 will be hosting JDJazz & Blues the first Friday of every month. 



All this plus the Colony Club Trio, at the Colony Pub & Grille, 2670 W. 8th St. on Thursdays.

Howard Hamme



Check out the events we've listed and keep you eyes and ears open for additional. happenings.Frank Singer




Joey Alexander and Chris Potter

Herbie Hancock's "Maiden Voyage," by the very young Joey Alexander, with his seasoned trio, and saxophone master Chris Potter.