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The “Rock My Soul” Festival | Oct. 30th – Nov. 22nd, 2022


 
THE LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC’S ROCK MY SOUL FESTIVAL
CURATED BY JULIA BULLOCK CELEBRATES BLACK WOMEN ARTISTS
IN COLLABORATION AND COMMUNITY
 
Featuring Chaka Khan, Jasmin White, Jeri Lynne Johnson, J’Nai Bridges,
Lidiya Yankovskaya, Linhan Cui, Los Angeles Philharmonic,
Meshell Ndegeocello, Michelle Bradley, Michelle Cann, Nathaniel Gumbs,
Resistance Revival Chorus, Rhiannon Giddens and many more
 
Los Angeles (September 20, 2022) – The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association presents Rock My Soul, a festival celebrating both historical and present-day collaboration and community formed by Black woman-identifying artists, curated by soprano Julia Bullock and featuring performances by Chaka Khan, Rhiannon Giddens, J’Nai Bridges, Meshell Ndegeocello and many more from October 30 to November 22, 2022.

The 1st Annual John Coltrane Jazz Festival (FREE) | Sept. 24th, 2022


 
INAUGURAL JOHN COLTRANE JAZZ FESTIVAL COMES TO HARLEM
AS PART OF STATE SENATOR CORDELL CLEARE’S CELEBRATION:
‘FIRST JAZZ APPRECIATION DAY’ ON SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 24
 
HARLEM, NY , September 17, 2022 – On Saturday, September 24, 2022, 1:00pm – 7:00 pm at Marcus Garvey Park | Richard Rodgers Amphitheatre, in Harlem, iconic saxophone players Bill Saxton, Alvin Flythe, Todd Herbert, Sweet Lee Odom, Patience Higgins, TK Blue and John S. Mannan join three rhythm sections to play the music of John Coltrane from the Miles Davis/Monk Era thru the Impulse Record years of Trane’s performances.

The 7th Annual Kensington Market Jazz Festival | October 1st-2nd, 2022


 
The 7th Annual Kensington Market Jazz Festival Announces Return October 1 and 2, 2022
 
Featuring 2022 JUNO Award winners Caity Gyorgy and Will Bonness and past JUNO winners including Sammy Jackson, Allison Au and more!
 
The highly anticipated Kensington Market Jazz Festival (KMJF) returns this year for the 7th year of performances, boasting an incredible lineup. Since its inception, the can’t-miss festival has brought the biggest names in jazz music and up-and-coming superstars to Toronto in a series of ticketed and curated busking shows.

Grammy-winning Jazz Fusion Drummer Lenny White to Perform at Flushing Town Hall on Sept. 23rd, 2022


 
GRAMMY-Winning Drummer Lenny White to Perform at Flushing Town Hall on September 23
 
The jazz fusion drummer to present his own music and arrangements in his fall performance
 
(Flushing, New York)—On Friday, September 23rd, Flushing Town Hall presents GRAMMY-winning American jazz drummer and Queens native Lenny White & Friends for an exciting evening of jazz fusion at 8 PM EST. The performance will feature White’s original arrangements.

The 2023 Return of Blue Note At Sea | January 13th-20th, 2023


 
Announcing the Return of Blue Note at Sea
Hosted by Multi-GRAMMY Award Winners
Marcus Miller, Robert Glasper and Don Was
 
Weeklong Luxury Music Cruise
Sails from Ft. Lauderdale
January 13-20, 2023
 
BLUE NOTE (ˈblo͞o ˌnōt) – In jazz and blues, a blue note is a note that—for expressive purposes—is sung or played at a slightly different pitch from standard.

The McDonald’s 16th Annual Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour | Kicks Off Sept. 10th, 2022


 
The McDonald’s 16th Annual Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour Returns to Live, In-Person Concerts in Five U.S. Cities
 
The free concert series salutes the spirit of the homecoming tradition with renowned gospel and urban artists and HBCU performances
 
CHICAGO , Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour® is back live and in person with an intergenerational celebration of Black faith, culture and excellence.

The 15th Annual Angel City Jazz Festival | October 21st – November 5th, 2022


 
15th Annual Angel City Jazz Festival Announces Stellar 2022 Program
 
In its 15th year, 501 (c)(3) Angel City Arts presents the Angel City Jazz Festival October 21 – November 5, 2022, at diverse and popular venues such as REDCAT (Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater), 2220 Arts & Archives (formerly The Bootleg Theatre), LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art), the FORD, Barnsdall Art Gallery Theatre and the World Stage.

The 7th Annual Welcome To Jamrock Reggae Cruise | Sails December 7th-12th, 2022


 
WELCOME TO JAMROCK REGGAE CRUISE
 
RETURNS FOR 2022 AND ANNOUNCES POWERHOUSE LINEUP
 
Damian “Jr Gong” Marley, Burning Spear, Shabba Ranks, Stephen “Ragga” Marley, Bounty Killer, Sizzla, Maxi Priest, Tarrus Riley, Morgan Heritage, J Boog, Johnny Osborne, Cham, Cocoa Tea, Ding Dong, T.O.K, Kabaka Pyramid, Etana, Christopher Ellis & Naomi Cowan
 
After an unexpected two year hiatus, Welcome To Jamrock Reggae Cruise returns in 2022 for its 7th annual musical excursion across the Caribbean Sea and announces its artist lineup. The new dates will be December 7-12, 2022, sailing on Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas. The six-day, five-night cruise will depart from Miami, Florida’s cruise port with stops in Montego Bay and Ocho Rios, Jamaica before its return.

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