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
Happy 1st day of summer! The week’s Outdoor Jazz Schedule (All events are free unless otherwise noted) is appropriately active, topped by ComFest 2018 at Goodale Park – click here for the festival’s jazz schedule and see below for a preview. Outdoor live jazz is available downtown before ComFest on
I hope everyone out there had a great Thanksgiving! As the season is now officially here, it’s time to start my weekly Holiday Jazz Guide highlighting holiday-themed jazz events. As of press time, Columbus Jazz Orchestra’s annual “Home for the Holidays” concerts are underway and will continue daily from Thursday,
Before a live review and holiday weekend previews, there are updates for the week ahead. Internationally-known violinist Christian Howes’ Creative Strings Festival returns for its 15th annual installment next week. The Creative Strings Workshop (CSW) will unite over 100 string players for workshops and performances from July 2nd through 7th.
SwingColumbus, the “Home of Swing Dancing in Columbus,” is throwing its 12th annual Columbus Lindy & Blues Exchange this weekend. This festival brings together swing dancers and swing jazz fans from the city and the region for six different dance events, each including great live jazz. As organizer Mark Calkins
The fourth installment of the 2016-17 Jazz Arts Group Presents series will bring the music of the Harlem Renaissance to life through the abilities of some of Columbus’ finest, and up-and-coming, musicians. “Ladies Sing the Blues: Songs & Sounds of The Harlem Renaissance” will be held on Saturday, February 18th,
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