Category Archives: Concerts and Festivals

reviews and announcements about smooth jazz live shows across the country

Jacksonville Jazz Festival 2014

  What if I told you about a jazz festival that was committed to showcasing the entire spectrum of jazz music, gave you a chance to see big name stars…

Al Jarreau – Jacksonville Jazz Festival

May evenings in Florida have a soft feeling about them. It isn’t too hot by nightfall and there is often a slight breeze. It’s just a matter of time before…

Berks Jazz Festival 2014

After a long, hard and cold winter, I was ready for spring.  I was ready to hear some sweet sounds played by live, (and I mean live in every sense…

Acoustic Alchemy at The Birchmere

Every Fall, we in the Washington, DC area can count on several things:  cooler weather, colorful trees, and seeing the lads from the U.K. (and a couple from Maryland), aka…

Dave Koz and Friends Christmas

Dave Koz and Friends Smooth Jazz Christmas I went to my first Dave Koz and Friends Christmas show in 1998 in Atlanta.  Since then, I’ve missed, maybe, two or three…

Jazz/Funk/Soul – Jeff Lorber, Chuck Loeb, and Everette Harp @ The Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club

It was a warm summer night and there was another great concert scheduled at the Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club in Bethesda, MD.  I was excited about seeing this…

Nick Colionne and Steve Cole Tear It Up in Bethesda, Maryland

On a beautiful August evening in Bethesda, Maryland, a sizable crowd gathered in the new Bethesda Blues and Jazz Club to hear Chicago natives Nick Colionne and Steve Cole. The…

5th Annual Low Country Jazz Festival – Charleston, SC

The 5th Annual Low Country Jazz Festival will take place August 30 – September 1, 2013 in Charleston, SC, at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center. Proceeds benefit “Closing the…

4th Annual Richmond Jazz Festival – 8/10-8/11

Join some of your favorite artists in Richmond, VA for a great weekend of music. Events actually begin on Thursday 8/8 with The Larry Branch Agenda at the Virginia Museum…

31st Winter Park Jazz Festival

The 31st Annual Winter Park Jazz Festival takes place at Hideaway Park in the ski town of Winter Park, Colorado on July 20-21, 2013. This years’ lineup: Kool & The…