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Randy Villars with the Brandon Coleman Trio at Filament

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Filament at the Vanderelli Room in Franklinton continues to present a wide range of high quality live jazz (and beyond) entertainment, including a special show next week. Dayton multi-instrumentalist and educator Randy Villars will be joined by the Brandon Scott Coleman Trio at Filament on Thursday, June 27th at 9pm. A $10 donation is requested […]

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Live Jazz in Columbus, Father’s Day Weekend 2019

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Friday, June 14th Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival – Creekside Plaza (Gahanna) – 5 to 11pm Local ‘n Live: Stephen Spottswood & The Symphonic Soul – Campus Gateway Beer Garden – 5pm Andrew Waters – Vittoria Ristorante – 6pm SOLD OUT: Worthington Arts Festival Preview Picnic with Tony Hagood Trio – McConnell Arts Center – […]

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JazzColumbus Weekly – June 13th, 2019

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Outdoor Jazz is in abundance this Father’s Day weekend, both at the Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival (my thoughts on their jazz schedule are below) and at many other Central Ohio venues. On Friday, June 14th at 5pm, the Local ‘n Live series presents violinist Stephen Spottswood & The Symphonic Soul at the Campus Gateway […]

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Rick Brunetto Big Band Celebrates 30 Years at the 94th Aero Squadron

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One of Columbus’ longest-running sources for great weekly live jazz hits a major milestone next week. On Thursday, June 20th, from 7:30 to 10:30pm, the Rick Brunetto Big Band will celebrate 30 Years (!) of weekly big band dances at the 94th Aero Squadron. Tickets are $20 (show only) to $45 (includes a buffet dinner, […]

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Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival 2019

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The Creekside Blues and Jazz Festival returns for its 21st annual installment at Gahanna’s Creekside Park & Plaza this Friday, June 14th (5pm – midnight), Saturday, June 15th (11am – midnight), and Sunday, June 16th (11am – 7pm). Single day tickets ($7 – $10) and weekend passes are available – click here for more details. […]

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Live Jazz in Columbus, Weekend of June 7th 2019

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Friday, June 7th James Elliott Project Band 1st Friday Happy Hour – Lincoln Cafe – 5pm 2019 Red Hot Jazz Fusion – Makoy Center (Hilliard) – 6pm Friday Nights Uptown with Dave Powers Trio – Partners Park (Marysville) – 6pm Andrew Waters – Vittoria Ristorante – 6pm Anthony Jackson & Friends – Two Truths (Short […]

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JazzColumbus Weekly – June 6th, 2019

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With June fully upon us, there is abundant jazz for you in our Outdoor Jazz Guide! On Friday, June 7th, 6 – 10pm, the Friday Nights Uptown Series at Partners Park in Marysville kicks off with the toe-tapping tunes of the Dave Powers Trio (details here). On Saturday, June 8th at Noon, the 2019 Summer […]

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JazZoo 2019 Concert Lineup Announced

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Jazz Arts Group recently announced details for another blockbuster round of its annual JazZoo Concert Series. JazZoo concerts will take place on four Fridays this summer – July 12 and 26, plus August 2 and 9 – at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, 9990 Riverside Drive in Powell. Each concert begins at 8pm, with community […]

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Live Jazz in Columbus, Weekend of May 31st 2019

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Friday, May 31st Andrew Waters – Vittoria Ristorante – 6pm Anthony Jackson & Friends – Two Truths (Short North) – 6pm Summer Exhibitions Preview: The Ogún Meji Duo – Wexner Center – 6pm Dave Powers – Hyde Park Arlington – 6:30pm Dave DeWitt Trio – Black Point – 6:30pm Vernon Hairston Trio – Avalon (Downtown) […]

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