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The 37th Annual Playboy Jazz Festival | June 13th & 14th, 2015

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SUNDAY, JUNE 14, 2015
Headliners include: Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter and the Monk Institute Ensemble, Tower of Power, Ledisi, Terence Blanchard E-Collective, Eddie Palmieri Afro-Caribbean Jazz Band and Ozomatli
Los Angeles, CA – The Los Angeles Philharmonic announced today the line-up for the 37th annual Playboy Jazz Festival, to be held Saturday, June 13, and Sunday, June 14, 2015, at the Hollywood Bowl. An internationally acclaimed event, the Playboy Jazz Festival is one of the premier jazz festivals in the United States and attracts audiences from across the globe.

FREE ADMISSION! The 25th Annual Saturday In The Park Festival | July 4th, 2015

Aretha Franklin and Foster the People to Headline 2015 Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City’s Saturday in the Park Festival
SIOUX CITY, Iowa, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City’s Saturday in the Park Festival is pleased to announce the headliners for the 2015 festival, the festivals 25th Anniversary. Aretha Franklin and Foster The People will close this year’s 25th installment of the festival, event co-founder Dave Bernstein announced Thursday.

The 6th Annual Hudson Valley Jazz Festival | Aug. 27th-30th, 2015

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The Hudson Valley Jazz Festival
Year 6 Aug. 27-30
Headlining the festival will be Miles Davis protege Wallace Roney. Also featuring Lenny White, Jason Miles and many more.
Mr. Roney will perform Sunday, August 30, 7 PM at The Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Center.
Presented by Advisors Capital Management.
Celebrate opening night, Thursday Aug. 27 wth The Jeff Ciampa Latin Ensemble with Lincoln Goines in Warwick’s Landmark Inn at 7 and The Robert Kopec Group at Christopher’s Bistro in Chester at 6.
A park concert Sat Aug 29 presented by The Pine Island Chamber of Commerce with Neil Alexander and The Village of Warwick Summer Concert Series will present Jason Miles/Ingrid Jensen “Kind of New” on The Village Green.

The 36th Annual Detroit Jazz Festival | Sept. 4th-7th, 2015

Pat Metheny
Photo Credit: Jimmy Katz
Detroit Jazz Festival Announces Pat Metheny as 2015 Artist-in-Residence
Metheny to Perform in Various Settings with Antonio Sanchez, Scott Colley, Kenny Garrett, Ron Carter, Gary Burton, and more
The Detroit Jazz Festival, the world’s largest free jazz festival, announced today that guitarist/composer Pat Metheny will be its 2015 Artist-in-Residence. Metheny is the latest in a long line of jazz greats to take the mantle of the prestigious Detroit Jazz Festival Artist-In-Residence Program…

The 1st Annual RHODES FEST in Oxnard, Ca. | Aug. 22nd, 2015

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On Saturday, August 22nd, RHODES FEST 2015, will feature prominent keyboard players and artists from the documentary, “Down The Rhodes: The Fender Rhodes Story” and other top artists synonymous with the Rhodes sound. It’s a celebration of the Rhodes piano, held at the state-of-the-art Oxnard College Performing Arts Center. RHODES FEST 2015, recorded live in high definition will touch the hearts of music lovers worldwide.

The 4th Annual “In Concert For Cancer” | Sept. 18th, 2015

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John L. Scott Foundation Proudly Presents
The fourth annual ICFC event!
We are very proud to present 9-time Grammy nominee saxophonist Dave Koz and trumpeter Rick Braun with special guest R&B vocalist Kenny Lattimore.
Now in its fourth year, ICFC is an annual concert event that raises awareness and funding for ground breaking, life saving cancer treatment and cures.

The 22nd Annual Charlie Parker Jazz Festival | Aug. 20th-23rd, 2015

Charlie Parker Jazz Fest - 2015
City Parks Foundation Presents
August 21-23
New York, NY – City Parks Foundation is proud to announce the 22nd edition of the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival, made possible with the generous support of the Dalio Foundation. Founded in memoriam of beloved jazz musician Charlie Parker, this festival annually attracts thousands of fans to two historic parks in Manhattan. The festival will kick off the first of its three days on August 21st in Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem, blocks from the famous jazz clubs where Parker graced the stage, and move to Tompkins Square Park in the East Village on Sunday, just across the street from the late Parker’s apartment.

The Martha’s Vineyard Jazz & Blues Summerfest | Sept. 3rd-6th, 2015

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 (, Labor Day Weekend, Thursday, September 3 thru Sunday, September 6. Tickets are $45, $65 and $100 and can be purchased online at