The 2011 Americana Music Series will begin its second year in downtown Circleville, Ohio on Saturday evening, January 8, with Columbus jazz great Vaughn Wiester’s Famous Jazz Quartet with vocalist Kelly McLennan. They will perform in the Music Room in the rear of JR Hooks Café, located at 115 Watt Street. The doors will open at 6:00pm, and the music will begin at 8:00 pm. Advance tickets are available now for $8, and any seating still available the day of the show can be purchased at the door for $10. Dinner reservations for seating between the hours of 6:00 and 7:00 pm in the Music Room can also be made. Shows may sell out, so please call (740) 412-5281, or email firstname.lastname@example.org to purchase advance tickets or make dining reservations for any of the upcoming performances.
More About the 2011 Americana Music Series
The Americana Music Series features a variety of styles of music that includes jazz and blues, folk, Appalachian, and Irish/Celtic and other traditional forms. The shows are held in a space that is connected to, but acoustically separate from, the main dining area of JR Hooks Cafe. Guests are encouraged to arrive early and enjoy a meal in the Music Room or in the restaurant. When the lights go down, the focus will be on the music, but food and drink service will always be available during the show.
Kelly McLennan holds a music degree from Bowling Green State University. In addition to recording 2 albums with the Rick Brunetto Big Band, Kelly has been a featured artist with the Dorsey Brothers Big Band, Cab Calloway Band,
and performed with the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra on their Stan Kenton Tribute concert.