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Live Jazz Listings For June And July (Updated)

Ehud Asherie, piano, Chuck Redd, vibes, Ken Peplowski, clarinet, Ben Kopf, bass, Steve Homan, guitar and Rick Lotter, drums perform in a tribute to Benny Goodman presented by CapRadio on January 19, 2018 at the Harris Center for the Arts.

 
Lots of great live jazz coming our way throughout June and July. Here's a partial list with links and notes.  If you have events to share, you can do so as a member of the CapRadio Music Facebook group.   
Date Performer Venue Notes
6/1/2018 Crescent Katz Shady Lady Jazz - 9pm. 1409 R Street, Sacramento
6/2/2018 Zorelli Shady Lady Big Band - 9pm. 1409 R Street, Sacramento
6/3/2018 Alex Jenkins Shady Lady Jazz - 9pm. 1409 R Street, Sacramento
6/4/2018 Ann & Steve Roach Quintet Sac Jazz Co-op Singer Ann & Trumpeter Steve Roach + Quintet perform Jazz Latin R&B Soul. 7-9p at Antiquite 2114 P St, Sac. Steve is Director of Jazz Studies at CSUS.
THIS IS A RESCHEDULED PERFORMANCE FROM SEPTEMBER 18, 2017. TICKETS HELD BY PATRONS FOR THAT DATE WILL BE HONORED
6/4/2018 Bud Powell Tribute + Darius Babazadeh Luna's 7:30pm: Darius Babazadeh & Scott Barnhill, Tenor Saxophones. 8:30pm: Bud Powell Tribute with Byron Colborn, Baritone Saxophone; Levi Saelua, Alto Saxophone; Joshua Wisterman, Guitar; Alex Reiff, Bass; Jim Frink, Drums. Luna's Cafe: 1414 16th St, Sac
6/6/2018 Count Basie Orch w/Jamie Davis Downtown Theatre Fairfield, CA. 7pm. Legendary Count Basie Orchestra w/vocalist baritone Jamie Davis. 1035 Texas St, Fairfield. VIP tix available with special seating and meet & greet.
6/8/2018 Tuck & Patti Sofia Genre-crossing vocal/guitar duo. 7:00pm. Sofia: 2700 Capitol Ave, Sac.
6/8/2018 Little Muddy Shady Lady Blues - 9pm. 1409 R Street, Sacramento
6/9/2018 Drunken Kung Fu Shady Lady Jazz/Rhythmic/Funk - 9pm. 1409 R Street, Sacramento
6/10/2018 Alex Jenkins Quartet CLARA Auditorium Midtown Vanguard Jazz Series: Alex Jenkins Quartet: Live Album Recording. 6:30-9:30p at Clara Auditorium, 1425 24th Street, Sac.
6/10/2018 Michael Ray Shady Lady Jazz - 9pm. 1409 R Street, Sacramento
6/13/2018 Mark Hummel Harris Center Blues. "Summer Blues Sessions 2018." Acoustic folk blues celebration. With Guy Davis, Lazy Lester, Joe Beard, Howell Devine & Deep Basement Shakers. 7:30pm at Harris Center.
6/13/2018 Musical Mash Up Shady Lady Jazz - 9pm. 1409 R Street, Sacramento
6/14/2018 Dbaba Shady Lady Jazz - 9pm. 1409 R Street, Sacramento
6/15/2018 Reggie Graham Shady Lady Jazz - 9pm. 1409 R Street, Sacramento
6/16/2018
Thumbscrew Gold Lion Arts Internationally-recognized contemporary jazz trio of Mary Halvorson, guitar, Michael Formanek, bass; Tomas Fujiwara, drums. Halvorsen receiving lots of great press and awards in recent years. Opening are locals Ross Hammond, guitar; Jon Raskin, reeds; Jon Bafus, drums. 8pm. Gold Lion Arts, 2733 Riverside Blvd, Sac.
6/16/2018 Hayez Band Shady Lady Jazz - 9pm. 1409 R Street, Sacramento
6/18/2018 Dave Bass Afro-Cuban Sextet Sac Jazz Co-op Pianist Dave Bass + sextet perform Afro-Cuban, mambo, cha-cha, danzon, etc. Dancers encouraged! 7-9p at Masonic Temple, 1123 J St, Sac.
6/21/2018 Ali Ryerson Quartet Crocker 6:30p: Jazz flutist Ali Ryerson Quartet. Add'l music on the Café Stage from 5:30 to 6:15PM before headliner.
6/21/2018 Harley White Jr Orchestra Shady Lady Big Band - 9pm. 1409 R Street, Sacramento
6/22/2018 Roy Rogers & Delta Rhythm Kings Sofia Blues. 7:00pm. Sofia: 2700 Capitol Ave, Sac.
6/23/2018 Glenn Miller Orchestra Sac Community Center Theater
7-9pm Glenn Miller Orch (from NY) stop in Sac on world tour with hits like Chattanooga Choo Choo, Pennsylvania 6-5000, String of Pearls, etc. 20 musicians & singers. 1301 L St, Sac.
6/23/2018 Pete Escovedo Latin Jazz Orchestra Sofia Latin Jazz. 7:00pm. Sofia: 2700 Capitol Ave, Sac.
6/23/2018 The Gold Souls Shady Lady Jazz - 9pm. 1409 R Street, Sacramento
6/24/2018 Jacam Manricks CLARA Auditorium Jacam Manricks, Saxophones; Joe Gilman, Piano; George Ban Weiss, Bass; Tim Metz, Drums. 6:30-9:30p at Clara Auditorium, 1425 24th Street, Sac.
6/24/2018 Peter Petty Band Shady Lady Big Band - 9pm. 1409 R Street, Sacramento
6/25/2018 Denise Perrier Sac Jazz Co-op Denise Perrier + Quintet sings "Dinah, Bessie & Me." 7-9p at Masonic Temple 1123 J St, Sac.
6/27/2018 Red Molly Auburn- Placer Performing Arts Center Americana powerhouse vocal trio Red Molly. Laurie MacAllister (bass), Abbie Gardner (Dobro), and Molly Venter (guitar) perform American music from folk roots to bluegrass, ballads to honky tonk. 7:30pm State Theatre, Auburn.
6/27/2018 Musical Mash Up Shady Lady Jazz - 9pm. 1409 R Street, Sacramento
6/28/2018 Sweet N' Sour Shady Lady Good Time Jazz - 9pm. 1409 R Street, Sacramento
7/1/2018 Alex Jenkins Shady Lady Jazz - 9pm. 1409 R Street, Sacramento
7/4/2018 Nostalgic Swing Band WestMin Sac Church Free Concerts Wednesdays Noon to 1pm. 13th & N, Sac. Yes! July 4th concert! Jazz!
7/8/2018 West Bound Groove CLARA Auditorium Featuring Tony Elder, guitar, with Kevin Cain, Ken Berger, Brandon Harris & Ray Iaea. Performing music of George Benson, Dave Koz, The Braxton Brothers, David Sanborn, original music & more. 6:30-9:30p at Clara Auditorium, 1425 24th Street, Sac.
7/11/2018 Mumbo Gumbo Fairytale Town Zydeco/Blues/etc. Fundraiser for Fairytale Town’s education programs and park improvements. 7:00-9:30pm. Fairytale Town, 3901 Land Park Drive, Sac
7/13/2018 Davell Crawford Sofia New Orleans piano/singer. Jazz, Blues, R&B, Gospel, etc. 7:00pm. Sofia: 2700 Capitol Ave, Sac.
7/14/2018 Hot Club of Cowtown Sofia Trio. Hot Club + Western Swing. 7:00pm. Sofia: 2700 Capitol Ave, Sac.
7/14/2018 Tony Furtado Trio Auburn-  Placer Performing Arts Center Multi-instrumentalist and 2x National Banjo champion Tony Furtado combines elements of folk, blues, bluegrass, rock, and more. 7:30pm State Theatre, Auburn.
7/16/2018 Shelley Burns Quintet Sac Jazz Co-op The music of Cole Porter. With Dill Dendle and Arlan Anderson on guitars, Shelly Denny on bass, Ryan Coughran on reeds, and Shelley Burns on vocals. 7-9p at Masonic Temple 1123 J St, Sac.
7/19/2018 Lavay Smith &... Crocker 6:30p: Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers. brassy mix of horns and sultry vocals; swing & traditional jazz. Add'l music on the Café Stage from 5:30 to 6:15 PM before headliner.
7/20/2018 Peppino D'Agostino Sofia Acoustic guitarist. 7:00pm. Sofia: 2700 Capitol Ave, Sac.
7/23/2018 Vivian Lee Sac Jazz Co-op Vivian Lee + Quartet sings Billie Holiday. 7-9p at Sac Masonic Temple 1123 J St, Sac.
7/25/2018 Hot Club Faux Gitane Gypsy Jazz Swing Band WestMin Sac Church Free Concerts Wednesdays Noon to 1pm. 13th & N, Sac.
7/25/2018 Mads Tolling Bear Valley Music Festival Danish violinist Mads Tolling and his Quartet Mads Men. Mostly jazz in a '60s vein (TV theme songs, etc). 7pm Festival tent.
7/30/2018 Robbie Kwock & Darius Babazadeh Quintet Sac Jazz Co-op "Silver ‘N Blue," a tribute to Horace Silver and beyond. Robbie Kwock & Darius Babazadeh Quintet with guest vocalist Virginia Dawson Ayers. 7-9p at Masonic Temple 1123 J St, Sac.
Another source for live jazz/blues listings is Capradio.org/Events
 
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