British guitarist Jean-Paul Maunick, who has led the British acid jazz band Incognito since its formation in 1979, will join American singer-songwriter Regina Belle for an event dubbed Under the Stars.
It will be held at Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre, located at 5239 Floyd Road, in Mableton, Georgia, on Friday, September 9th. The aforementioned artists will be supported by singer Maysa, who is well known by fans of smooth jazz both for her solo work and work she has done with Incognito.
Empowerment Incorporated will launch the Montgomery Smooth Jazz Festival at the Riverwalk Amphitheater on September 16-17, 2022. The event will showcase a diverse artist lineup with an emphasis on smooth jazz music and rhythm and blues.
Stephanie Mills will headline the fete along with eight-time Grammy nominated jazz great Gerald Albright, R&B group Dru Hill and seasoned vocalist Chante Moore. The main headliners will be supported by Pieces Of A Dream, Ken Ford, Ben Tankard, Michael Lington, Paul Taylor, Adam Hawley, Lindsey Webster, Cindy Bradley and Kim Scott.
Adding to the top-level artist talent that is second to none, the Riverwalk Amphitheater provides an artistic exhilarating festival setting along the Alabama River that promises to fulfill a variety of musical desires. Get tickets here.
On Sunday, July 31st, Barbican in London (UK) will present a one-night-only chance to see three soul legends on one stage. The talents of Brenda Russell, Angela Winbush and Regina Belle will be showcased in three solo sets.
Brenda Russell’s hits like ‘So Good So Right,’ ‘Get Here’ and ‘Piano In The Dark’ have embedded themselves in our culture for over 40 years, and she continues to have an acclaimed career. As for Angela Winbush, she rose to fame first in the early 80s as one half of the R&B duo René & Angela and has since scored hits as a solo artist selling over ten million albums and singles worldwide.
Finally, Regina Belle has had a successful career of over 30 years spanning soul, jazz, urban and gospel music. Click here to buy tickets.
This weekend – from Friday to Sunday – the Newport Jazz & Folk Festival will take place at Fort Adams State Park, located at 90 Fort Adams Drive in Newport, Rhode Island.
The extensive lineup includes: Angélique Kidjo, Digable Planets, PJ Morton, Jazzmeia Horn, Nubya Garcia, Shabaka Hutchings, The Soul Rebels, The Baylor Project, Celisse, Sullivan Fortner, Theon Cross, Samara Joy, and that is just to name a few. For the full lineup and access to tickets, visit the festival’s official website.
Digable Planets, the trio known for their significant contribution to both jazz-rap and alternative hip-hop, will be playing at the Lodge Room on Tuesday, June 28th and Wednesday, June 29th.
On Tuesday they have two shows: one at 8pm and a later set at 11pm. The earlier show is already sold out, with tickets going fast for the others. The independent live music venue – Lodge Room – is located at 104 North Avenue 56 2nd floor, in Los Angeles, California.
Fisherman’s Village Music Festival has announced their 2022 lineup. The event is slated for May 19 through 21 in the heart of downtown Everett in Washington State.
Even though the festival has consistently delivered an authentic northwest rock and roll experience, this year they will include jazz-rap pioneers Digable Planets, Texas blues-rockers Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears, SYML, Deep Sea Diver, Haley Heyndrickx, S.G. Goodman and more. Click here to buy tickets.
One name that always stands out on any ticket is that of singer-songwriter Regina Belle. The U.S. star, who is known for her mega hits “Baby Come to Me” and “Make It Like It Was,” has been added to the Miramar Jazz Festival lineup.
The event will also feature Jonathan Butler, David Sanborn and Eric Essix. It all goes down on Saturday, April 2nd at the Miramar Regional Park Amphitheater. Get tickets here.