Waikiki Beach summer concerts return to Cape Disappointment State Park

Image by Rizky Dwi from Pixabay The 15th annual summer concerts series at the Waikiki Beach amphitheater in Cape Disappointment State Park kicked off on Saturday, July 10, with The Hackles performing roots-influenced music. Three more Saturday evening concerts are scheduled for the 2021 season: July 24 – Neftalí Rivera and Grupo Borikuas (Afro-Caribbean)August 14 – Annie Staninec … Continue reading Waikiki Beach summer concerts return to Cape Disappointment State Park

Centrum to host two concerts in Port Townsend this summer

Image by Mohamed Hassan from Pixabay Centrum is hosting two concerts at Fort Worden State Park in Port Townsend, Washington, this summer: Jazz on Littlefield Green, in conjunction with the Port Townsend Jazz Festival, at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 31Acoustic Blues on the Green at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 7 Both concerts will … Continue reading Centrum to host two concerts in Port Townsend this summer

2021 Cathedral Park Jazz Festival resumes in-person format July 16-18

Image by Marcel Dominic from Pixabay Last year, the Jazz Society of Oregon streamed the Cathedral Park Jazz Festival because of COVID-19. This weekend, the longest-running jazz festival west of the Mississippi River welcomes you to enjoy the shows live at Cathedral Park, under the St. John's Bridge in Portland. Masks and distancing are still … Continue reading 2021 Cathedral Park Jazz Festival resumes in-person format July 16-18

30th annual Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz July 16-18

The 2021 Greater Hartford Jazz Festival banner with a man playing a saxophone and a bird percned on the neck of the saxophone

Come to Bushnell Park in downtown Hartford, Connecticut on the third weekend of July to enjoy live music, food, arts, and culture at the 30th annual Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz. Here's the full concert schedule: Friday, July 167 p.m.—Zaccai Curtis9 p.m.—Dennis Edwards Temptation Revue Saturday, July 172:30 p.m.—The Amandala Reggae Band4:30 p.m.—Kevin Powell & … Continue reading 30th annual Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz July 16-18

Third annual Lake Chelan Wine and Jazz Festival May 20-23

In 2021, the Lake Chelan Wine and Jazz Festival celebrates its third anniversary with a stellar lineup of renowned jazz artists. Enjoy 23 outdoor shows over four days at 10 wineries, parks, and other venues throughout the Lake Chelan Wine Valley in Central Washington Thursday-Sunday, May 20-23. Wines produced in the Lake Chelan Wine Valley … Continue reading Third annual Lake Chelan Wine and Jazz Festival May 20-23

Alberta Rose Theatre streaming 14th annual tribute to Billie Holiday April 3

Billie Holiday (photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons) On April 3 at 7 p.m. Pacific time, the the Alberta Rose Theatre is hosting its 14th annual tribute to jazz vocalist and songwriter Billie Holiday, nicknamed "Lady Day". This year, the tribute is streaming due to safety concerns and state restrictions from the COVID pandemic. The featured performers … Continue reading Alberta Rose Theatre streaming 14th annual tribute to Billie Holiday April 3

New Bedford Winter Jazz Fest Online March 5-7

Enjoy three evenings of jazz livestreamed to your computer or mobile device Friday, March 5 through Sunday, March 7, at the New Bedford Winter Jazz Fest Online. A different band will perform each night. Marcus Four, Friday, March 5, 7:30 p.m. Eastern timeZinno Garzone & Barata, Saturday, March 6, 7:30 p.m. Eastern timeSvetlana & the … Continue reading New Bedford Winter Jazz Fest Online March 5-7

Relive the Newport Jazz Festival with a three-part NPR special

The Brubeck Brothers Quartet at a previous Newport Jazz Festival in Newport, Rhode Island (photo by Cheryl Landes) The 2020 Newport Jazz Festival didn't happen because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, concerts and other highlights from past festivals were streamed and broadcast from websites and radio stations. During that time, National Public Radio (NPR) hosted … Continue reading Relive the Newport Jazz Festival with a three-part NPR special

2020 Cathedral Park Jazz Festival streaming this weekend from Portland

Instead of cancelling the 40th Cathedral Park Jazz Festival this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Jazz Society of Oregon decided to host it online. It started streaming yesterday, July 17, and continues through Sunday night, July 19. Today's performances continue until 10 p.m. Pacific time. Tomorrow, the music starts at 2 p.m. and … Continue reading 2020 Cathedral Park Jazz Festival streaming this weekend from Portland

Winter’s Jazz Club livestreaming jazz from Chicago in July and August

The stage at Winter's Jazz Club in Chicago (photo by Cheryl Landes) Winter's Jazz Club is closed because of COVID-19, but they've found a way to bring live jazz to fans from anywhere. Starting today at 7 p.m. Central time (5 p.m. Pacific), they're featuring a new artist on select Fridays through late August. Here's … Continue reading Winter’s Jazz Club livestreaming jazz from Chicago in July and August