The 2017 outdoor music season is now in full force, and with it brings new festivals for jazz and live music fans. A highlight of this season’s schedule is the Village at Vanderelli Festival, being held on Saturday, June 10th from noon to midnight at The Vanderelli Room in Franklinton.
The June calendar brings another great jazz-focused installment of the Wednesday night Dick’s Den residency, this time courtesy of saxophonist Alex Burgoyne. Each show starts around 10pm and cover is $5. Burgoyne has scheduled an exciting month of shows with many of his frequent (and new) collaborators, and was kind
If you are looking to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with great live jazz and are up for a bit of a road trip, there is an exciting option on our calendar. Hosted by Ashland University’s jazz program, the 2017 Maplerock Jazz Festival headlining concert will be held in the Hugo
There is news this week from Jazz 98.5 FM, WSAX-LP as the radio station prepares to launch its full-power broadcast. After completing testing and receiving its FCC license, the non-profit station is now raising funds for the $30,000 needed to purchase the equipment for its antenna. A suggested donation of
Saxophonist-composer Alex Burgoyne’s art-pop band Small Songs release their long-awaited debut album Hey on Saturday, February 11th, at Ethel’s in Short North Stage’s Garden Theatre (Facebook invite). The record has a slightly different lineup with Fran Litterski on vocals (Devin Copfer currently and at the release) and Kyle Tucker on guitar
Happy new year jazz fans! First up is news of new tributes to dearly departed vocalist Dwight Lenox. Today The Columbus Dispatch published a great obituary with memories from family, friends and bandmates. Details have also emerged regarding the first concert tribute in the area (that we know of) to