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Sep

13

Sun
Sun, Sep 13, 2020 6:00 PM - Sun, Sep 13, 2020 8:00 PM @ Rocky Ripple

Sunday September 13th we will be hosting a private jazz concert at our yard in Rocky Ripple. Due to the state of things and indoor venues continuing to stay closed we realize there is still a high demand for live music and believe that this could be great opportunity for musicians as well as music lovers. The property is big enough to host 60-70 people while maintaining social distancing precautions so please RSVP to the event or send me a personal message if you plan on attending. That way we can keep a head count and not overbook the event. It will by BYOB and we suggest bringing a blanket or chair as well as a can of bug spray (we are right off of the canal). This week the band is Amanda Gardier on alto saxophone, Jesse Wittman on bass, Charlie Ballantine on guitar, and Cassius Goens on drums. I hope you can join us and share the joy of live music again. There will be a suggested donation of $15. These events will be weather permitting. Send a personal message to Charlie Ballantine or Amanda Gardier for the address.

Tags: Live Music, jazz, Charlie Ballentine, Amanda Ballentine

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Aug

09

Sun
Sun, Aug 09, 2020 6:00 PM - Sun, Aug 09, 2020 8:00 PM @ Rocky Ripple

Sunday August 9th we will be hosting a private jazz concert at our yard in Rocky Ripple. Due to the state of things and indoor venues continuing to stay closed we realize there is still a high demand for live music and believe that this could be great opportunity for musicians as well as music lovers. The property is big enough to host 60-70 people while maintaining social distancing precautions so please RSVP to the event or send me a personal message if you plan on attending. That way we can keep a head count and not overbook the event. It will by BYOB and we suggest bringing a blanket or chair as well as a can of bug spray (we are right off of the canal). This week the band is Amanda Gardier on saxophone, Nick Tucker on bass, Charlie Ballantine on guitar, and Chris Parker on drums. I hope you can join us and share the joy of live music again. There will be a suggested donation of $15. These events will be weather permitting. Send a personal message to Charlie Ballantine or Amanda Gardier for the address.

Tags: Live Music, Jazz, Amanda Gardier, Nick Tucker, Charlie Ballantine, Chris Parker, Rocky Ripple

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Jul

19

Sun
Sun, Jul 19, 2020 7:00 PM - Sun, Jul 19, 2020 9:00 PM @ The Jazz Kitchen

An exhilarating blast of blues, soul and funk.
Music!Music!Music! marks the recorded debut of the musical partnership between guitarist Charlie Hunter and vocalist Lucy Woodward.

The duo first performed together in February 2018, when Woodward, fresh off supporting her fourth solo album,met Hunter through their friends in Snarky Puppy at the GroundUP festival in Miami.
Woodward joined forces with Hunter as a last-minute fill-in on a tour he’d originally booked with another singer whose visa had been denied. Bonded by their shared love of blues, Hunter and Woodward quickly constructed a setlist of favorite songs and hit the road. Within less than a week of playing shows together, they realized that they’d hit upon something very special, indeed.

Hunter and Woodward are individually known as solo artists but have collectively toured and recorded with D’Angelo, Rod Stewart, Snarky Puppy, John Mayer, Pink Martini, Norah Jones and Celine Dion.
Music!Music!Music! features eleven radically reworked covers of songs by artists ranging from Blind Willie Johnson and Bessie Smith to Nina Simone and Terence Trent D’Arby. Soulful, spacious and deliciously in the pocket, Music!Music!Music! showcases the dazzling interplay between Hunter’s funky guitar and Woodward’s powerful voice, while also reflecting the spontaneity and good vibes of the duo’s live performances

Tags: Charlie Hunter, Lucy Woodward, Live Music, Jazz

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Jul

17

Fri
Fri, Jul 17, 2020 7:00 PM - Fri, Jul 17, 2020 8:30 PM @ Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park

Indy Parks presents Clint Breeze and The Groove at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park. Bring a seat, your friends and family, and join us for some local, original music in the park! The concert is free and begins at 7pm.

Please help us keep everyone safe by following CDC guidelines and maintaining a distance of 6 feet from others.

In case of inclement weather, please look for updates on www.GPACarts.org/concerts, the concert hotline at 317-327-7053, or the Concerts & Movies Facebook page.
Listen and learn more about Clint Breeze

and The Groove here: https://linktr.ee/clintbreezeandthegroove

Tags: Live Music, Clint Breeze and the Groove, jazz, Indy Parks

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Jul

07

Tue
Tue, Jul 07, 2020 7:00 PM - Tue, Jul 07, 2020 10:00 PM @ Coal Yard Coffee

The Charlie Ballantine Trio is excited to be returning to the Coal Yard for the Tuesday jazz series. Social distancing and masks are strongly encouraged and depending on weather there will be both indoor and outdoor seating available. See you there!

Tags: The Charlie Ballantine Trio, Live Music, Coffee, Tea, Jazz, Coal Yard Coffee, Irvington

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Apr

01

Wed
Wed, Apr 01, 2020 7:00 PM - Wed, Apr 01, 2020 9:00 PM @ JCC Indianapolis

Acclaimed jazz man Rob Dixon — Artistic Director of the Indianapolis Jazz Foundation, IUPUI adjunct professor and director of jazz ensembles — will lead you through the history of jazz from the New Orleans sound of Louis Armstrong through the groundbreaking music of today. In partnership with the Indianapolis Jazz Foundation

$35 member price for JCC and Indianapolis Jazz Foundation members. Click “Tickets” to register; Indianapolis Jazz Foundation members should contact Lev at [email protected]

Tags: music, jazz, history

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Mar

25

Wed
Wed, Mar 25, 2020 7:00 PM - Wed, Mar 25, 2020 9:00 PM @ JCC Indianapolis

Acclaimed jazz man Rob Dixon — Artistic Director of the Indianapolis Jazz Foundation, IUPUI adjunct professor and director of jazz ensembles — will lead you through the history of jazz from the New Orleans sound of Louis Armstrong through the groundbreaking music of today. In partnership with the Indianapolis Jazz Foundation

$35 member price for JCC and Indianapolis Jazz Foundation members. Click “Tickets” to register; Indianapolis Jazz Foundation members should contact Lev at [email protected]

Tags: music, jazz, history

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Mar

11

Wed
Wed, Mar 11, 2020 7:00 PM - Wed, Mar 11, 2020 9:00 PM @ JCC Indianapolis

Acclaimed jazz man Rob Dixon — Artistic Director of the Indianapolis Jazz Foundation, IUPUI adjunct professor and director of jazz ensembles — will lead you through the history of jazz from the New Orleans sound of Louis Armstrong through the groundbreaking music of today. In partnership with the Indianapolis Jazz Foundation

$35 member price for JCC and Indianapolis Jazz Foundation members. Click “Tickets” to register; Indianapolis Jazz Foundation members should contact Lev at [email protected]

Tags: music, jazz, history

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Mar

06

Fri
Fri, Mar 06, 2020 7:00 PM - Fri, Mar 06, 2020 11:00 PM @ The Jazz Kitchen

Legendary saxophonist returns for 2 nights / 4 shows

Tags: David Sanborn, Live Music, Jazz

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Mar

05

Thu
Thu, Mar 05, 2020 7:30 PM - Thu, Mar 05, 2020 9:00 PM @ University of Indianapolis

Steven Alexander Jones, keyboards
Sean Imboden, saxophone
Brian Yarde, drums

Tags: Live Music, jazz, Steven Alexander Jones, Sean Imboden, Brian Yarde

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Feb

29

Sat
Sat, Feb 29, 2020 9:30 PM - Sat, Feb 29, 2020 10:15 PM @ The Jazz Kitchen

Recognized primarily as a master of Jazz Organ, Joey DeFrancesco is also a trumpet player, tenor saxophonist and vocalist. The multi-instrumentalist returns to Indy for two nights with trio members Troy Roberts and Michael Ode. A do not miss event

Tags: Live Music, jazz, multi-instrumentalist, Joey DeFrancesco

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Feb

29

Sat
Sat, Feb 29, 2020 7:00 PM - Sat, Feb 29, 2020 8:15 PM @ The Jazz Kitchen

Recognized primarily as a master of Jazz Organ, Joey DeFrancesco is also a trumpet player, tenor saxophonist and vocalist. The multi-instrumentalist returns to Indy for two nights with trio members Troy Roberts and Michael Ode. A do not miss event

Tags: Live Music, jazz, multi-instrumentalist, Joey DeFrancesco

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Feb

28

Fri
Fri, Feb 28, 2020 9:30 PM - Fri, Feb 28, 2020 10:15 PM @ The Jazz Kitchen

Recognized primarily as a master of Jazz Organ, Joey DeFrancesco is also a trumpet player, tenor saxophonist and vocalist. The multi-instrumentalist returns to Indy for two nights with trio members Troy Roberts and Michael Ode. A do not miss event

Tags: Live Music, jazz, multi-instrumentalist, Joey DeFrancesco

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Feb

28

Fri
Fri, Feb 28, 2020 7:00 PM - Fri, Feb 28, 2020 8:15 PM @ The Jazz Kitchen

Recognized primarily as a master of Jazz Organ, Joey DeFrancesco is also a trumpet player, tenor saxophonist and vocalist. The multi-instrumentalist returns to Indy for two nights with trio members Troy Roberts and Michael Ode. A do not miss event

Tags: Live Music, jazz, multi-instrumentalist, Joey DeFrancesco

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Feb

28

Fri
Fri, Feb 28, 2020 10:00 AM - Fri, Feb 28, 2020 10:00 PM @ Marian University Indianapolis

marian.edu/jazzfestival

The inaugural Marian University Jazz Festival will be held on Friday, February 28.

This clinic style event will be fun and educational, featuring clinicians Shawn Goodman, Terence Mayhue, Charlie Ballantine, Gerald Bailey, and Jamey Aebersold.

The FREE evening concert begins at 8:30pm in the Marian University Theater and will feature the Charlie Ballantine Quartet, the Jamey Aebersold Quartet, and the Marian University Side-by-Side All-Star Big Band.

Go to marian.edu/jazzfestival for more information!

Tags: jazz festival, live music, Shawn Goodman, Terence Mayhue, Charlie Ballantine, Gerald Bailey, and Jamey Aebersold, Charlie Ballantine Quartet, the Jamey Aebersold Quartet, and the Marian University Side-by-Side All-Star Big Band

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Feb

26

Wed
Wed, Feb 26, 2020 7:00 PM - Wed, Feb 26, 2020 11:00 PM @ The Jazz Kitchen

Blackberry Jam returns for a special tribute to “En Vogue”

Blackberry Jam is an urban alternative band formed in the late fall of 96. The band has emerged as one of the more eclectic units around by playing and often times merging raw heavy rock and chill-out soul together. Originating in Indianapolis, Indiana…the band’s nucleus consist of founding member/ bassist Ron “Poncho” Hedrick, lead singer Jumbo Shrimp, Brian Weir Harden on guitar, Jerry Gates on drums, and Sean “Solar Power” Hedrick as MC extraordinaire/back-up vox / rhythmatic elements, and recently added Joe Burton on percussion and sound enhancement. BBJ is committed to presenting a whole new sound based on the diverse attitude the band brings to their music and live shows. The group whose line-up consist of talented multi-genre music lovers… proves the unique sound as well as style of Blackberry Jam is intentional.

Tags: Blackberry Jam, En Vogue, Live Music, jazz, soul, R&B

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Feb

26

Wed
Wed, Feb 26, 2020 12:15 PM - Wed, Feb 26, 2020 1:15 PM @ Indianapolis Art Center

Join Musical Mayor of Indianapolis Rob Dixon & Triology February 26 at the Indianapolis Artsgarden for the Art & Soul Celebration.

“Honoring the Right to Vote” serves as the theme of this year’s Art & Soul performances at the Indianapolis Artsgarden.

The Arts Council of Indianapolis celebrates Black History Month with a series of free, daily performances and not-to-be-missed events at the Indianapolis Artsgarden.

This is the 24th year of the Art & Soul celebration, which runs from February 1 – 29, 2020.
See: https://www.indyartsguide.org/event/art-soul-rob-dixon-trio-3/

See also:
https://www.indystar.com/story/entertainment/arts/2020/02/01/black-history-month-series-honors-right-vote-2020-election-year/4448049002/
#BlackHistoryMonth
📸 Lora Olive

Tags: Live Music, Jazz, Rob Dixon, Triology, Saxophone

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Feb

25

Tue
Tue, Feb 25, 2020 7:00 PM - Tue, Feb 25, 2020 10:00 PM @ The Jazz Kitchen

Join us for the annual Mardi Gras Celebration of the new decade!

Presented by Yats and The Jazz Kitchen, join us for the annual Mardi Gras Celebration featuring …

Pork & Beans 9pc Mardi Gras Brass Band @ 7p
Limited Table Seating
Dance Floor Available

DJ Rusty Redenbacher follows spinning the best in danceable gems.

Hurricanes, Fleur de Lis, Sazaracs
Enjoy Crab Cakes, Shrimp Etoufee & other New Orleans fare
Hurricane Specials, King Cakes

Pork N’ Beans Brass Band
Indianapolis sports a great many bands specializing in a variety of musical genres, but finding New Orleans-style brass bands among them is rare, because there is really only one. But the funky sounds of the Big Easy have made it here by way of the Pork N’ Beans Brass Band, a group consisting of local musicians.

Tags: Live Music, Pork N’ Beans Brass Band, Brass band, New Orlean’s Jazz, Fat Tuesday, DJ Rusty Redenbacher

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Feb

25

Tue
Tue, Feb 25, 2020 5:00 PM - Tue, Feb 25, 2020 7:00 PM @ Indianapolis Artsgarden

On Tuesday, February 25, IndyHub, Arts Council of Indianapolis and The Exchange – Indianapolis Urban League have teamed up to showcase two local artists, Manon Voice and Carrington Clinton in one of Indy’s most extraordinary public spaces, The Indianapolis Artsgarden.

The event will include artists’ tiny-talks moderated by Rishard Allen, who just happens to be an IndyHub Board Member, 1828 Project Alum and member of the team at the Arts Council of Indianapolis. And it wouldn’t be a Five to Seven without networking with a purpose – a portion of all beverage proceeds from Sun King Brewery, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, and Circle Kombucha will support local artists through Art & Soul: A Celebration of African American Art & Artists in Indiana.

Come alone or with friends, either way, you’ll meet great people all while supporting Indy’s art and music scene. Did we mention it’s free? RSVP today.

Don’t stress about driving. Our friends at Lyft are offering 15% off (2) rides to/from The Artsgarden using the code: 5TO7ARTS.

Tags: Art & Soul: A Celebration of African American Art & Artists in Indiana, Live Music, nonprofit, Indy Hub, jazz, Manon Voice, Carrington Clinton

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Feb

22

Sat
Sat, Feb 22, 2020 10:00 PM - Sun, Feb 23, 2020 1:30 AM @ Chatterbox Jazz Club

Rocky Martin’s Borderlands trio is on tour in February! On Saturday, February 22, we will perform at the Chatterbox in Indianapolis, playing 3 sets of music by Ornette Coleman, Wayne Shorter, and Andrew Hill.

The band is:

Rocky Martin – drums
Michael Eaton – tenor and soprano saxophones
Kyle Quass – trumpet
Brenden Keller-Tuberg – bass

www.rockymartindrums.com
www.michaeleatonmusic.com
kylequass.bandcamp.com
brendankellertuberg.bandcamp.com

Tags: Live Music, jazz, Michael Eaton, Rocky Martin Quartet

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