Concert Series: Booker T. Jones

Booker T. Jones is a Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, and arguably the most famous Hammond B3 player in history. As leader of the legendary Booker T. and the MGs, this pillar of soul music collaborated with Otis Redding, Albert King, and more during his tenure at Stax […]

Concert Series: Rio Meets New Orleans

Brazilian jazz guitarist Romero Lubambo, along with acclaimed clarinetist-saxophonist Anat Cohen and renowned jazz pianist and composer Peter Martin, unite for a captivating show titled Rio Meets New Orleans. Photo of Anat Cohen by Shervin Lainez.

Concert Series: Hiss Golden Messenger

Singer-songwriter M.C. Taylor, known for leading the band Hiss Golden Messenger, finds himself in a joyful and eternal state with his new album Jump for Joy. Reflecting on his journey leading a band through various stages and venues, Jump for Joy explores the role of music in Taylor's life, capturing the highs and lows of […]

Concert Series: S.G. Goodman

S.G. Goodman, a Kentucky native, delves into the complexities of love and its aftermath in her sophomore album, Teeth Marks. Her debut album, Old Time Feeling, earned her praise as an "untamed rock n roll truth-teller" as she narrated her upbringing as the daughter of a crop farmer and a queer woman in a rural […]

Concert Series: René Marie

René Marie, known for her dynamic voice and versatile talent, has left an indelible mark on the world of music over two decades. Her work, encompassing 11 albums and numerous performances, transcends genres, blending jazz with elements of folk, R&B, classical, and country. Rooted in the traditions of jazz icons like Ella Fitzgerald and Dinah […]

Concert Series: Cyrille Aimée

Cyrille Aimée, known worldwide as a remarkable interpreter of jazz steeped in French tradition, has taken her musical journey from France to New York and New Orleans. Her latest album, A Fleur de Peau marks a significant shift, presenting Cyrille's original compositions in collaboration with New York multi-instrumentalist Jake Sherman. Drawing from her Dominican heritage […]

Concert Series: The Love Light Orchestra featuring John Németh

The Love Light Orchestra, formed in 2016, draws inspiration from the grand, orchestral blues sound of mid-20th century Memphis legends like B.B. King and Bobby Bland. While paying homage to this era, the orchestra also embodies the spirit of the present, offering a blend of down-home musicality and sophistication reminiscent of packed nightclubs of yesteryears. […]

Concert Series: Bab L’Bluz

Bab L' Bluz, meaning "The Door of the Blues," is a Franco-Moroccan group formed in 2018 in Marrakech when Moroccan singer/guitarist Yousra Mansour met French guitarist/producer Brice Bottin. Driven by their passion for Gnawa music, they learned the guembri together, creating a fusion of French and Moroccan influences that birthed a repertoire of 10 tracks. […]