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JAZZ IN ERIE, July, 2017


Beginning Weds., June 7, the Erie Art Museum will again present 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:

July 5    Pine Dairy -- soulful indie pop, blending elements of folk, shoegaze & jazz.

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 pavilion & crowdEIGHT 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:

July 25   The Common Heart.

Aug. 1   One World Tribe

Aug. 29   Eric Brewer's Back to School Bash


Frontier Park ArboretumLEAF: 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:

June 27   The Breeze Band

Aug. 3   Mambo



Dave VanAmburgWednesdays,  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.

Howard Hamme

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 & Joe FrisinaDave Callaghan Quartet -- Wegman's Cafeteria, Peach Street Store.

Fridays:., July 14, 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 to incorporate Latin, pop, standards from all eras and whatever goes well with a jazz orientation.

Frank Singer



Frank Singer, guitar, posts a number of performances in the next months:

Steve TrohoskeSun., July 2,  9 p.m. Hands of Thieves.  Hands of Thieves, Beamus Point, N.Y.

Fri. Jul7 7,  6-9 p.m.  Tod Morton Duo.  Wegman's Cafeteria, Peach St. store.Jim Madden

Fri., July 14,  7 p.m.  Solo Guitar.  Artiore Studio, W. Lake Rd.

Fri., July 28,  7 p.m.   Jim Madden Group.  Sheriden Hotel Bayfront, State St., Dobbins Landing.

Sat., Aug. 5,  6 p.m.  Steve Trohoske Group.  Children's Museum, French St., Erie

Fri., Oct. 27,  6-9 p.m.  Jim Madden Group.  Wegman's Cafeteria, Peach St.



Gem City Jazz EnsembleGEM CITY JAZZ ENSEMBLE  All of the concerts listed below are free.

Tues., July 11,  7-8:30 p.m.  New Hope Prresbyterian Church, 5440 Washington Ave., Erie

Sat., July 15, noon until 1 p.m.  Main Stage in Girard City Park, Girard, PA.  Benefit for Girard Volunteer Pool Committee.

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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Contact us at 814/923-4101 or rwtqveta12191@hotmail.com if you would like to have your jazz event added to our listings.


January 22, 2017