Detroit Jazz Festival 2018
Aug 31 - Sep 3

Hello jazz friends!  If you feel like making a trip the 2018 Detroit Jazz Festival is sure to be worthwhile!  The list of performing artists is stacked with world renowned acts…… Tia Fuller, Nicholas Payton, Chick Corea , Dr. Lonnie Smith, Marcus Miller, The Four Freshmen and Joey DeFrancesco just to name a few!  It would be a great way to celebrate your labor day weekend!

Here is a link to the official webpage for more details and times!

www.detroitjazzfest.org

Regional Jazz
Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Buffalo

Not only is there great jazz to be had here in Erie but if you feel like a nice road trip there are so many great venues to check out!  We are lucky here in Erie with being located by larger cities with a great music/jazz scene.

 

Cleveland

www.nighttowncleveland.com

www.themusicsettlement.org

 

Pittsburgh

www.mcgjazz.org

 

Buffalo

www.cmctheclub.com

www.pausaarthouse.com

There is so much great regional talent that is worth supporting!

JAZZ IN ERIE

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.

 

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.