JAZZ IN ERIE, August, 2017
ERIE ART MUSEUM/ HIGHMARK MID-DAY ART BREAK
Beginning Weds., June 7, the Erie Art Museum has again presented a series of free Wednesday noontime concerts, sponsored this year by Highnark. The concerts are held in the Patio outside the E. 5th St. entrance to the museum (Between State St. and French) -- indoors if it rains. 12 noon -- 1:00 p.m. Shows with jazz-related content include:
Aug. 2 The Breeze Band -- classic R&B, soul
Aug. 23 Galactic Duo: Tony Grey & Ian Maciak -- ethereal bass & drum jazz fusion
.EIGHT GREAT TUESDAYS: Tuesday evening outdoor concerts at Erie's Liberty Park on the lakefront. 8 p.m. FREE. The musical fare is rock--pop--groove oriented. Some near-jazz groups:
Aug. 1 One World Tribe
Aug. 29 Eric Brewer's Back to School Bash
LEAF: Arts in the Arboretum www.leaferie.org. A series of evening outdoor concerts held in the Frontier Park Arboretum from 7 - 8 p.m.. FREE Included are:
Aug. 3 Mambo
WEEKLY CLUB DATES:
Wednesdays, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. -- Maxi's Restaurant, Bel Aire Clarion Hotel, 2800 W. 8th St. An evening with guitarist/vocalist Dave Van Amburg and his cohorts.
Thursdays: 6:30 p.m to 9:30 p.m. -- Colony Pub & Grille, 2670 W. 8th St. The Colony Club House Band, a great jazz piano trio with Howard Hamme-piano, Carl Alanakian-drums and Harry Jacobson-bass.
Fridays : 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. -- Dickey's Barbecue, W. 38th St.& Liberty. Dave Van Amburg
Dave Callaghan Quartet -- Wegman's Cafeteria, Peach Street Store.
Fridays - Aug. 11, Oct. 13, Dec. 8. From 6:00 til 9:00 p.m. No cover charge. Enjoy lunch from the Wegman's Cafeteria in an informal atmosphere, with great jazz.
Dave Callaghan, saxophones. Able band members are: either Joe Frisina - ,guitar or Mark DeWalt - piano, and Richie Hopkins or Tim Driscoll - drums, Blaine Baker - upright bass..
Dave is a hard bop devotee, but spreads his interests to incorporate Latin, pop, standards from all eras and whatever goes well with a jazz orientation.
Frank Singer, guitar, posts a number of performances in the next months:
Fri., Aug. 4, 7 p.m. JATP with Joe Dorris. WQLN Studios, outdoors. Free
Sat., Aug. 5, 6 p.m. Steve Trohoske Group. Children's Museum, French St., Erie Free
Sun., Aug. 6, Noon until 2 p.m. Erie Art Museum Blues & Jazz Fest, Frontier Park Free
Sat., Aug. 12, 7 p.m. Slyfest 12, Great Blue Heron Site, Sherman, N.Y. A three-day camping Festival, featuring music and dance from notable world artists.
Fri., Aug. 25, 7 p.m. James Madden Group. Bel Aire Clarriton Hotel, 2800 W. 8th St.
Sat., Sept. 2, 7 p.m. James Madden Group at the Bayfront Grille
Sat., Sept. 30, 7 p.m. James Madden Group at the Bayfront Grille
Fri., Oct. 27, 6-9 p.m. Jim Madden Group. Wegman's Cafeteria, Peach St.
GEM CITY JAZZ ENSEMBLE All of the concerts listed below are free.
Thurs., Aug. 17, 7:00 - 8:40 p.m., Corry's Thursday In The Park Series, Corry, PA City Park.
Sat., Aug. 19, 3-4 p.m., Perry Square Taste of Erie Stafe, 600 State St., Erie
Fri., Aug. 25, 6-6:50 p.m. Erie Seawolves, UPMC Park, 110 E 10th St., Eroe
Tues., Aug. 29, 7-8:30 p.m., St John's Lutheran Church Parking Lot, 2216 Peach St.
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January 22, 2017