Beantown Jazz Festival Announces 2015 Lineup
On September 26, music lovers of all ages will gather for the 15th annual Beantown Jazz Festival in Boston’s historic South End – home to several legendary clubs during Boston’s jazz heyday. The all-day, free outdoor event will offer contemporary jazz, funk, Latin, pop, and soul acts on three stages. Natixis Global Asset Management, one of the world’s leading asset managers, is the presenting sponsor of the festival for the fifth year in a row and will present a $5, 000 George Wein Jazz Ambassador Scholarship to a high school student musician.
38th John Coltrane Memorial Concert: “ORNETTE ‘N ‘TRANE” — repertoire set for concert on October 24, 2015
“ORNETTE ‘N ‘TRANE” : the 38th Annual John Coltrane Memorial Concert, co-presented by Friends of John Coltrane Memorial Concert (fJCMC) and Northeastern Center for the Arts. Saturday, October 24, at 7:30 pm. Tickets: $30 general admission, $25 students/seniors, $40 VIP [all ticket prices include service charge]. Held in Blackman Theatre, Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115. For tickets: tickets.neu.edu, 617-373-4700 (TTY 617-373-2184); further information on the concert can be found at www.friendsofjcmc.org.
The Biggest Gospel Tour of the Year is Coming to a City Near You
The Festival of Praise Tour 2015
featuring Fred Hammond, Donnie McClurkin, Kim Burrell, Israel Houghton, Hezekiah Walker with Isaac Carree, Jessica Reedy and Zacardi Cortez
The 50-City Tour Kicks-Off on September 30 in Houston, Texas
(Dallas, TX – June 4, 2015) –The biggest Gospel tour of the year is coming to a city near you. Festival of Praise, a 50-city concert tour features some of the best names in Gospel music…
R&B Guitar Legend Shuggie Otis Hits The Road For An Extended Summer Tour!
Los Angeles, CA – After the recent release of his first-ever live album, Live In Williamsburg (available on CD, vinyl and DVD), R&B legend Shuggie Otis is once again bringing his talents to the stage for a 20+ date, coast-to-coast tour starting July 5th. Nobody brings as much soul, style, and swagger to a live performance as Shug with his signature red Gibson SG, and fans who have followed this multi-talented performer’s tumultuous career know that a Shuggie Otis concert is not an event to be missed.
Keb’ Mo’ Rides BLUESAmericana Success Into North American Summer Tour, Launching June 18
PRLog – June 8, 2015 – (Nashville, Tenn. – June 8, 2015) – It’s been a diverse and award-winning year for singer, songwriter, guitarist and modern day Blues and Americana artist Keb’ Mo’. Though he is a multiple GRAMMY award-winning artist, his latest acclaimed album, BLUESAmericana, on Kind of Blue Music, accomplished a career first; three GRAMMY nominations and the honor of being awarded the Blues Music Association’s Best Contemporary Blues Album of 2015. The honor marked his 11th Blues Music Award, however, it was his first in 13 years.
Salem Jazz and Soul Festival kicks off their SJSF/Berklee Summer Series at Derby Square, Salem
SJSF/Berklee Summer Series monthly concerts kicks off with the Berklee Yellowjackets Ensemble
PRLog – April 29, 2015 – SALEM, Mass. — The Salem Jazz and Soul Festival will begin its 2015 SJSF/Berklee Summer Series in Derby Square, Salem, on Saturday, May 9, with a concert featuring The Yellowjackets, a band made up of current Berklee College of Music students.
The free show will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. and will feature an educational interview about music and the Berklee experience.
Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton and Nnenna Freelon Headline
2015 Martha’s Vineyard Jazz and Blues Summerfest
Labor Day Weekend, September 3rd thru 6th
Mt. Vernon, NY, and Martha’s Vineyard, MA, July 24, 2015—Lewis and Kirk Expeditions announced today that Grammy Award winner Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton, and six-time Grammy Award nominee Nnenna Freelon will headline the 2015 Martha’s Vineyard Jazz and Blues Summerfest (http://mvjazzbluessummerfest.com/), Labor Day Weekend, Thursday, September 3 thru Sunday, September 6. Tickets are $45, $65 and $100 and can be purchased online at www.ticketsmv.com.
Stevie Wonder Announces The “Songs In The Key Of Life Performance”
– Legendary Musician to Perform at Arenas in 10+ Cities Across North America –
– Tickets On Sale Beginning Monday, Sept. 22 at LiveNation.com and the Live Nation Mobile App –
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Legendary singer, songwriter, musician and producer Stevie Wonder announced today the SONGS IN THE KEY OF LIFE PERFORMANCE, a 10+ city tour across North America this fall.
Donald Harrison featured in John Coltrane Memorial Concert’s “A Love Supreme” : the 50th Anniversary
The Friends of John Coltrane Memorial Concert (fJCMC) is pleased to announce their plans for this year’s 37th Annual John Coltrane Memorial Concert, which will celebrate and honor the 50th anniversary of Coltrane’s majestic suite “A Love Supreme.”
PRLog – Aug. 16, 2014 – BOSTON —
(Boston, MA) The Friends of John Coltrane Memorial Concert (fJCMC) is pleased to announce their plans for this year’s 37th Annual John Coltrane Memorial Concert, which will celebrate and honor the 50th anniversary of Coltrane’s majestic suite “A Love Supreme,” considered by many to be the greatest spiritual jazz composition of all times.