Music & Events
Jazz Events in Erie -- Fall, 2016
Clubs & Concerts
Weekly club dates:
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, all top level musicians.. Jazz, American Songbook standards, Latin, more jazz!
Fridays : 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. -- Dickey's Barbecue, W. 38th St.& Liberty. Dave Van Amburg -- Blues, 40' to 70's pop & jazz.
Saturdays: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. -- 814, the revived and expanded downtown venue at 1325 State St.. Alternating live bands are: the V Band, with Dave VanAmburg, Rick Cass, Dave Blaetz and Phil Popotnik, and JD Jazz with guitarist Frank Singer, drummer/vocalist/harmonicat Joe Dorris and guests, including saxophonist Stan Bialomizy. Jazz, from traditional to original, Latin and progressive, plus blues and pop are all on the table,
Other jazz events:
Dave Callaghan Quartet at Wegman's Cafteriea, Peach street store. Fri., Oct 21 & Fri., Nov. 11, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Enjoy great jazz: bop, hard bop, contemporary, Latin, all flavors of jazz.
Gem City Jazz Ensemble -- Springhill Retirement Center, 2323 Edinboro Rd., Errie Weds., Oct. 26, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
The Jazz Ensemble was formed in 2003 by then-conductor Tim McKinney as a smaller, spin-off group dedicated to performing jazz, big band, and swing sounds from all eras. The Jazz Band has a large repertoire that includes such jazz greats as Sammy Nestico, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, and Buddy Rich
Mercyhurst University Jazz Ensemble -- Taylor Little Theater, Mercyhurst University. Sat., Nov. 19, 8:00 p.m.
Dr. Scott Meier leads the student ensemble and vocalists in a performance of big band jazz.
September 28, 2016