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Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

Thu., June 21, 8 p.m.
phone 216-371-3000
prcainpark@clvhts.com

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, famously named after an autograph by blues legend Albert Collins, is a contemporary swing revival band from Southern California. With sold-out concerts from the Hollywood Bowl to Lincoln Center, appearances with many of the country’s finest symphony orchestra, and television appearances ranging from Dancing with the Stars to Superbowl XXXIII, they continue their decades-long mission to celebrate and revitalize jazz and swing music. $32/28/20 in advance, $35/31/23 day of show

http://cainpark.com/301/Big-Bad-Voodoo-Daddy
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Cain Park (map)
14591 Superior Rd.
Eastern Suburbs
phone 216-371-3000
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

Janis Ian and Susan Werner

Fri., June 22, 8 p.m.
phone 216-371-3000
prcainpark@clvhts.com

Janis Ian received her most recent Grammy nomination in 2016. She wrote “Society’s Child,” her first hit, at the age of fourteen. “At Seventeen” became her trademark song, and along with the album it appeared on, earned five Grammy nominations - more than any solo female artist had ever received. Susan Werner has been performing around the US for twenty years. She’s known for challenging herself to conquer new styles every few years. After writing twelve albums of songs in styles ranging from folk/rock to gospel, country and chamber music, Werner’s creative restlessness has become her defining characteristic. $15 in advance, $18 day of show

http://cainpark.com/324/Janis-Ian-and-Susan-Werner
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Cain Park (map)
14591 Superior Rd.
Eastern Suburbs
phone 216-371-3000
Janis Ian and Susan Werner

Hershey Felder's Great American Songbook Sing-Along

Sun., June 24, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
phone 216-241-6000
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Hershey Felder leads audiences through a century of American music, including Gershwin, Bernstein and Sondheim. $40

http://www.clevelandplayhouse.com/shows/2017/hershey-felder-as-irving-berlin
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Concert Band & Soldiers' Chorus

Mon., June 25, 7-9 p.m.
phone 440-461-1041
smcavinew@mayfieldvillage.com

This event is part of the Concert Band & Soldiers' Chorus Summer Tour 2018. Join The U.S. Army Field Band & Soldiers Chorus in Mayfield Village, Ohio as they tell the story of America's Army. Together, the Concert Band and Soldiers' Chorus offer one of the most diverse programs by any concert ensemble, featuring marches and patriotic favorites, orchestral masterworks, new works for band, a cappella vocal arrangements, Broadway musicals, opera, and much more. This concert is free and open to the public. For information call 440-461-1041 Free

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The Grove Amphitheatre (map)
425 North Commons Blvd.
Eastern Suburbs
phone 440-471-1070
TheGrove@mayfieldvillage.com
Concert Band & Soldiers' Chorus

Freedom Fest

Fri., June 29

Mike Love, Uprooted, Too Many Zooz, Jones for Revival, Flux Capacitor and 46&2 are among the acts slated to perform at this year's Freedom Fest, which takes place tonight, tomorrow and Sunday night at Nelson Ledges. There will be hiking, biking, camping, swimming and volleyball. Admission, which costs $70 in advance, $85 day of show, includes camping. Other ticket options exist; check the website. (Niesel)

Nelson Ledges Quarry Park (map)
12001 State Route 282
Northern OH
phone 440-548-2716

JOSHUA REDMAN

Fri., June 29, 6 p.m.-12 a.m.
phone 216-241-6000
jazzfest@tri-c.edu

Legendary saxophonist Joshua Redman brings his Still Dreaming quartet to Cleveland this June. The group features trumpeter Ron Miles, bassist Scott Colley, and drummer Brian Blade, three of the most inventive artists in contemporary jazz. Together they pay homage to Old and New Dreams, a renowned quartet of Ornette Coleman alumni that included Redman’s father, Dewey Redman. With a repertoire consisting of Ornette Coleman compositions and original works, their music is honest, loose and engaging in its unpredictable live performance. The group's album, Still Dreaming, is set to be released May 25. $15-$40

http://www.playhousesquare.org/events/detail/joshua-redman
Ohio Theatre (map)
1501 Euclid Ave.
Downtown/Flats/Warehouse District
phone 216-241-6000
JOSHUA REDMAN

SMOOTH JAZZ ALL STARS/CORY HENRY & THE FUNK APOSTLES

Fri., June 29, 7:30 p.m.-12 a.m.
phone 216-241-6000
jazzfest@tri-c.edu

Inspired keyboardist, composer, prolific studio musician and producer Brian Simpson has a soulful approach to music that has made him first call for many including Janet Jackson, Teena Marie, George Duke, Stanley Clarke and Dave Koz. Simpson hits the JazzFest stage with four other musicians as part of his Smooth Jazz All Stars. Grammy Award-nominated artists Maysa and Kenny Lattimore will bring R&B and gospel vocals while saxophonists, Kim Waters and Paul Taylor will round it out. Cory Henry’s deft keyboard skills have been blowing minds around the world for more than two decades. $25-$65

http://www.playhousesquare.org/events/detail/smooth-jazz-all-starscory-henry-the-funk-apostles
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Dead Letter Office - A Tribute to REM

Fri., June 29, 8-11:45 p.m.
phone 216-600-5338
thewinchesterbarOH@Gmail.com
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Dead Letter Office is one of the world's most demanded REM tribute artists. They play all the hits spanning the decades long career of REM. $8 Adv/$12 Day of Show

http://www.thewinchestermusictavern.com
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The Winchester (map)
12112 Madison Ave.
Western Suburbs
phone 216-600-5338
Dead Letter Office - A Tribute to REM

DR. LONNIE SMITH

Fri., June 29, 10:15 p.m.-12 a.m.
phone 216-241-6000
jazzfest@tri-c.edu

Dr. Lonnie Smith is an unparalleled musician, composer, performer and recording artist. An authentic master and guru of the Hammond B-3 organ for over five decades, he has been featured on over seventy albums, and has recorded and performed with a virtual “who’s who” of the greatest jazz, blues and R&B giants in the industry. He has often been hailed as a legend, a “living musical icon,” and as the most creative jazz organist by a slew of music publications. Jazz Times magazine describes him as “a riddle wrapped in an enigma wrapped in a turban!” $35

http://www.playhousesquare.org/events/detail/dr-lonnie-smith
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U.S. Air Force Band of Flight and Fireworks!

Sat., June 30, 8-10 p.m.
phone 440-471-1041
smcavinew@mayfieldvillage.com

The United States Air Force Band of Flight, stationed at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, is a 17-member organization and features 2 musical component groups. Flight One is the popular-music group and Spirit of Freedom is a brass quintet with a percussionist. Periodically, these groups combine to form the expanded Band of Flight. Air Force Bands inspire immediate, positive and long-lasting impressions of the United States Air Force and the United States of America in the hearts and minds of our audiences. Free

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The Grove Amphitheatre (map)
425 North Commons Blvd.
Eastern Suburbs
phone 440-471-1070
TheGrove@mayfieldvillage.com
U.S. Air Force Band of Flight and Fireworks!

VINICIUS CANTUARIA

Sat., June 30, 1 p.m.-12 a.m.
phone 216-241-6000
jazzfest@tri-c.edu

Singer, guitarist, composer, drummer and percussionist, Vinicius Cantuaria is a well-known Brazilian musician in the sphere of bossa nova and jazz. Leader of the rock band “O Terco,” he released six albums in Brazil in the 80s and became a pioneer of neo-Brazilian music with his 1996 album, Sol na Cara. Cantuaria then became one of the most important downtown New York figures, multiplying collaborations with artists as eclectic as Brian Eno, Laurie Anderson, Brad Mehldau and Arto Lindsay. $30

http://www.playhousesquare.org/events/detail/vinicius-cantuaria
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Hanna Theatre (map)
2067 East 14th St.
Downtown/Flats/Warehouse District
phone 216-241-6000
VINICIUS CANTUARIA

TERENCE BLANCHARD & GRACE KELLY

Sat., June 30, 3:30 p.m.-12 a.m.
phone 216-241-6000
jazzfest@tri-c.edu

American trumpeter and current JazzFest artist-in-residence Terence Blanchard will perform his Jazz in Film project alongside the Spirit of the Groove Big Band led by Dominick Farinacci. The project is a portrait of jazz in cinema history and features highly influential themes from classics like Anatomy of a Murder, Taxi Driver and The Man with the Golden Arm. Saxophonist, singer, and composer Grace Kelly plays with the heart and passion of an old soul yet with the genre-bending zest and energy of a 24-year-old. $25-$35

http://www.playhousesquare.org/events/detail/terence-blanchard-grace-kelly
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SNARKY PUPPY

Sat., June 30, 6 p.m.-12 a.m.
phone 216-241-6000
jazzfest@tri-c.edu

Three-time Grammy Award-winning band Snarky Puppy is a Texas-bred/New York-based quasi-collective with as many as 25 members in regular rotation. The band represents the convergence of both black and white American music culture with various accents from around the world. Formed in 2003 by bassist and primary composer Michael League, the band started as a group of college friends at the University of North Texas’ Jazz Studies program. Three years later, they transformed their music into something funkier, more direct, and more visceral. $15-$40

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Ohio Theatre (map)
1501 Euclid Ave.
Downtown/Flats/Warehouse District
phone 216-241-6000
SNARKY PUPPY

Black Violin

Sat., June 30, 8 p.m.
phone 216-371-3000
prcainpark@clvhts.com

Black Violin is led by classically trained string players Wil B. (viola) and Kev Marcus (violin), and joined onstage by DJ SPS and drummer Nat Stokes. The band uses their unique blend of classical and hip-hop music to overcome stereotypes while encouraging people of all ages, races, and economic backgrounds to join together to break down cultural barriers. In the past 12 months, the band has performed for over 100,000 students in the US and Europe, and has partnered with Yamaha EDU and NAMM (National Association of Music Manufactures) to continue supporting music education. $35 for 18 and over. Only available at Cain Park Ticket Office: $20 for 17 & under with valid student ID, $10 for 13 & under, 2 & under on lap FREE. No discounts on $20 and $10 tickets.

http://cainpark.com/279/Black-Violin
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Cain Park (map)
14591 Superior Rd.
Eastern Suburbs
phone 216-371-3000
Black Violin

COMMON AND JOSÉ JAMES

Sat., June 30, 8 p.m.-12 a.m.
phone 216-241-6000
jazzfest@tri-c.edu

An Academy Award, Golden Globe, Emmy and Grammy-winning actor and musician, Common continues to break down barriers with a multitude of critically acclaimed and diverse roles, along with continued success at the box office. Alongside John Legend, he won the Academy Award and Golden Globe for the song “Glory,” which was featured in the Oscar-nominated film, Selma. Often referred to as a jazz singer for the hip-hop generation, New York City-based vocalist José James will perform his latest project, Lean On Me: José James Celebrates Bill Withers, an exploration of the deep musical catalog that touched millions of hearts. $35-$90

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