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January 2018

2018 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans, LA | July 5th-8th, 2018


 
2018 ESSENCE Festival Initial Line-Up Announced July 5-8 In New Orleans
 
NIGHTLY CONCERT SERIES SPOTLIGHTS WOMEN–WITH ELECTRIFYING PERFORMANCES BY JANET JACKSON, MARY J. BLIGE, FANTASIA, XSCAPE, H.E.R., THE ROOTS FEATURING ERYKAH BADU, JILL SCOTT AND SNOOP DOGG
 
NEW YORK, Jan. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — ESSENCE wants you to grab your squad and plan your trip as it announces its exhilarating initial talent line-up for the 2018 ESSENCE Festival, taking place July 5-8 in New Orleans.

Newport Jazz Festival® Announces First Wave of Artists | Coming Aug. 3rd-5th, 2018


 
Newport Jazz Festival® Announces First Wave of Artists
Featuring Charles Lloyd’s 80th Birthday Celebration,
Andra Day, Living Colour, Artemis,
Rudresh Mahanthappa Indo-Pak Coalition,
Mary Halvorson’s Code Girl, Michel Camilo,
James Carter Organ Trio, Jazzmeia Horn
and Matthew Shipp Trio
 
Tickets On Sale Today at www.newportjazz.org
 
NEWPORT, RI, January 23, 2018 – George Wein and Christian McBride today announced the First Wave of artists for the 2018 Newport Jazz Festival® presented by Natixis Investment Managers, which takes place at Fort Adams State Park and the International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino August 3 – 5.

The 90’s Block Party 2018 Tour with Special Guests GUY, Monica, Ginuwine, 112, & Next | Kicks Off Feb. 14th


 
“THE 90’S BLOCK PARTY TOUR”
ANNOUNCES NASHVILLE, TN TOUR STOP
with special guests GUY feat. TEDDY RILEY, 112, GENUINE AND NEXT
FRIDAY, MARCH 2nd DOORS OPEN AT 6:30PM
NASHVILLE MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM
TICKETS ON SALE NOW
TICKET MASTERS
 
HOUSTON – The “90’s Block Party” has announced a new North American tour stop in New York City, NY, produced by G-Squared Events. The 90’s Block Party Tour will span across 40 cities between February and April 2018.

The 1st Annual Temecula Blues Festival | April 21st, 2018


 
ANNOUNCING THE 1ST ANNUAL TEMECULA BLUES FESTIVAL,
PRESENTED BY OLD TOWN BLUES CLUB IN TEMECULA, CALIF.
 
BMA-Nominated Vocalist Tad Robinson Headlines Strong Eight-Band Bill Including San Diego Guitar Ace Stoney B. Blues Band, South Bay Sensation Shari Puorto Band, Soulful Harmonica From Honey Lickers
 
(TEMECULA, CA) – The burgeoning SoCal Inland Empire finally has it’s very own Blues Festival with the advent of the 1st Annual Temecula Blues Festival, Civic Center Plaza, 41000 Main St., taking place Saturday, April 21, from 12 Noon until 10 pm (rain or shine).

The 48th Annual Next Generation Jazz Festival | March 9th-11th, 2018


 
2018 Next Generation Jazz Festival Presented by Monterey Jazz Festival
 
Monterey, Calif.; October 18, 2017; Monterey Jazz Festival, a leader in jazz education since its inception in 1958, is pleased to announce the 48th Annual Next Generation Jazz Festival, featuring the nation’s most talented middle school, high school, conglomerate, and college instrumental and vocal jazz ensembles and soloists at the newly-renovated Monterey Conference Center from March 9-11, 2018.

The 40th Annual Playboy Jazz Festival | June 9th-10th, 2018


 
LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC ASSOCIATION
TO PRESENT 2018 PLAYBOY JAZZ FESTIVAL
 
Artists scheduled to perform include (Updated Feb 26th, 2018):
CHARLES LLOYD & The Marvels with special guest LUCINDA WILLIAMS, THE RAMSEY LEWIS QUINTET, LEE RITENOUR and DAVE GRUSIN, ANTHONY HAMILTON, SNARKY PUPPY, JAZMINE SULLIVAN, TOWER OF POWER, KNEEBODY, DAYMÉ AROCENA and ROY GAINES
 
Los Angeles, CA (January 4, 2018) – The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association will present the 40th annual Playboy Jazz Festival June 9-10, 2018, at the Hollywood Bowl. It is the LA Phil’s fifth year presenting the event, and in keeping with tradition, the Festival will feature a first-rate slate of emerging jazz artists as well as renowned superstars of the genre.

Steely Dan & The Doobie Brothers Announce Co-Headline North American Summer Tour | Kicks Off May 10th, 2018


 
Steely Dan & The Doobie Brothers Announce Co-Headline North American Summer Tour
 
Citi Presale Begins January 10; General On Sale Starts January 12 at LiveNation.com
 
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Steely Dan and The Doobie Brothers announced today their co-headline North American 2018 summer tour kicking off May 10 in Charlotte, NC and wrapping July 14 in Bethel, NY. Promoted by Live Nation, the legendary bands will travel to 30+ cities across the U.S. and Canada including Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Nashville, and Toronto.

Justin Timberlake Announces “The Man Of The Woods” Tour | Kicks Off March 13th, 2018 – WATCH VIDEO!


 
Justin Timberlake Announces “The Man Of The Woods Tour”
 
American Express Presale Begins Wednesday, January 10; General On Sale Begins Tuesday, January 16
 
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Global superstar Justin Timberlake announced today that he will make his highly anticipated return to the stage with The Man Of The Woods Tour. Produced by Live Nation Global Touring, Wright Entertainment Group, LBI Entertainment & Tennman Touring, the North American outing will kick off March 13 in Toronto and stop in 27 cities, ending in his hometown of Memphis on May 30.

The 10th Annual Lowcountry Jazz Festival | Sept. 1st–2nd, 2018


 
The Lowcountry Jazz Festival 2018
 
Save the Date: September 1-2, 2018!
New Festival Venue Location!!!!!
 
​The ​Lowcountry Jazz Festival, which is sponsored by Closing the Gap in Healthcare, was started by Thaddeus John Bell, MD in 2008. Founded on the premise of health education and eradicating health disparities, the festival prides itself on featuring an array of musical talent from the Smooth Jazz genre.

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