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James Carter is a powerhouse musician and one of the most admired saxophonists of his generation, garnering plaudits for his role in helping to propel jazz full tilt into the future over the past twenty-five years. His music is fueled by deep respect and intimate knowledge of the jazz tradition.

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Fri, 04/13/2012 - 20:00
Fri, 04/13/2012 - 22:00
Sat, 04/14/2012 - 20:00
Sat, 04/14/2012 - 22:00


Ravi Coltrane is a critically acclaimed saxophonist, bandleader, composer, producer and founder of the independent record company, RKM Music. Since 1991, Mr. Coltrane has diligently forged a prominent career as a live performer, recording artist and producer, as well as an impressive list of credits and accomplishments.

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Thu, 04/12/2012 - 20:00
Thu, 04/12/2012 - 22:00


The Brubeck Brothers Quartet is an exciting jazz group featuring two members of one of America’s most accomplished musical families, Dan Brubeck (drums), and Chris Brubeck (bass & trombone). Although the quartet’s style is rooted in “straight-ahead” jazz, their concerts reveal an inherent ability to explore and play odd time signatures while naturally integrating the influences of funk, blues and world music.

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Wed, 04/11/2012 - 20:00
Wed, 04/11/2012 - 22:00


Lavay Smith is the vocalist and bandleader of the Red Hot Skillet Lickers, one of the top swingin’ Jazz and Blues bands in the world. Lavay grew up in Southern California and the Philippines and has become an internationally recognized Diva of Jazz and Blues, with a singing style influenced by Billie Holiday, Dinah Washington, Bessie Smith, Little Esther Phillips and other legendary greats. Whether singing her own compositions or drawing on a large repertoire of classics, Lavay and her all-star 7-piece band bake up an instant recipe for dancing and good times.

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Fri, 04/06/2012 - 20:00
Fri, 04/06/2012 - 22:00
Sat, 04/07/2012 - 20:00
Sat, 04/07/2012 - 22:00


With over 150 recordings to his credit, the gifted Milwaukee-born, New York-based drummer, sideman, bandleader, entrepreneur, and educator, Carl Allen’s profound and propulsive percolations have provided soulful and syncopated support for nearly three decades.

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Thu, 04/05/2012 - 20:00
Thu, 04/05/2012 - 22:00

SUNNY WILKINSON featuring Grace Kelly

Sunny Wilkinson has taken her place in that elite group of jazz vocalists who have stretched the boundaries and found themselves "one of a kind." Her performance credits are impressive, having sung with The Count Basie Band, Rob McConnell and the Boss Brass, Clark Terry, Mark Murphy, Milt Hinton, Curtis Fuller, and Edgar Winter among many others. Notably, Sunny also sang on the popular TV show 'SAVED BY THE BELL' and was a 'SOLID GOLD SINGER'. She has been featured on numerous commercials and movies, memorably 'DARK MAN' for Danny Elfman.

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Tue, 04/03/2012 - 20:00


Harmonica master Charlie Musselwhite’s life reads like a classic blues song: born in Mississippi, raised in Memphis and schooled on the South Side of Chicago. A groundbreaking recording artist since the 1960s, Musselwhite continues to create trailblazing music while remaining firmly rooted in the blues.....

$25 Advance | $28 Day of Show

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Sat, 04/28/2012 - 20:00

*JUST ADDED* KRIS DELMHORST, Opener: Dennis Brennan

Kris is one of the finest contemporary Americana artists on the scene today. She has beautiful voice, writes great songs and is a gifted instrumentalist. She just released an excellent record of covers by 80\'s heroes The Cars. Dennis Brennan was Americana before it had a name. He is a brilliant songwriter and compelling performer. If stardom was based on talent he would be Top of the Pops.

$15 Advance | $17 Day of Show

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Fri, 04/27/2012 - 20:00


The son of acclaimed author Larry McMurtry (Lonesome Dove, Terms of Endearment), James grew up on a steady diet of Johnny Cash and Roy Acuff records. His first album, released in 1989, was produced by John Mellencamp and marked the beginning of a series of acclaimed projects for Columbia and Sugar

$20 Advance | $23 Day of Show

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/26/2012 - 20:00

NANCI GRIFFITH, Opener: The Kennedy's

Twenty albums now, and none before like this.

“It’s emotional for me, and it’s personal, and it makes my heart pound, thinking I’m going to be totally exposed here,” says Nanci Griffith, the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter and Americana Music Association Lifetime Achievement Award

$60 Advance | $65 Day of Show

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Sun, 04/22/2012 - 20:00


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