Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Confirmation: Weekly News & Notes












*The American Jazz Museum has modified the price of tickets to its forthcoming Kansas City Jazz and Heritage Festival.  Single day tickets were originally $50.  Prospective attendees now have an option to buy $25 main stage tickets and $15 passes to the Blue Room for each day.

*Joe Klopus considered the week in jazz.

*George Benson and Kenny G will perform at Muriel Kauffman Theatre on May 24.

*Hermon Mehari’s Bleu and Iberica, a collaboration between Matt Otto and Alaturka, were released last week.

*Jessie Riggins reviewed the Jazz 100 concert at Yardley Hall.

*KCUR aired a segment on Everette DeVan last week.

*Tweet o’ the Week: Brian Scarborough- Just caught Jazz 100 with @DaniloPerezJAZZ and company. Great music with an incredible lineup! Thanks for stopping in KC! #jazz

(Original image by Plastic Sax.)

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Thank you for doing this for so many years.

Anonymous said...

Flying in from LA. this Thursday the 23rd. Any suggestions for something any gigs that are a little "out" or less straight-ahead this weekend? Thanks!

Steven Gold said...

I'm glad the ticket price was lowered. Though it's still $40 with the Blue Room, it was a good move to allow more people to attend and choose for themselves

Happy In Bag said...

My recommendations for 12:14:
Thursday, March 23, Snuff Dope with Annie Ellicott at the Ship.
Friday, March 24, Bryan Ferry (of Roxy Music) at the Uptown Theater.