If a hunky black baritone—shirtless and stalking the stage in a shiny green bell-bottomed suit with big lapels and sparkly platform shoes is not your idea of a night at the opera—we get it. It wasn’t ours either. But that’s exactly what happens at the beginning of the second act of Champion, now playing at SFJAZZ.
While the music-loving world waits and wonders about the health of the legendary Joni Mitchell, SFJAZZ kicks off its #ThankYouJoni campaign this Saturday, with a photo montage installation in Hayes Valley, in the run up to its gala tribute on May 8.
The San Francisco Chapter of the Links—one of the city's oldest and pre-eminient organizations with over six decades of service to the community—held a wonderful benefit concert at the luminous SFJAZZ Center, where the artistry of jazz blended with healing rhythms to create an intergenerational experience that touched the heart, soul, and spirit.
Don't miss this epic lineup celebrating a Bay Area institution! Part of the Spring 2012 season of SFJAZZ.
"For this star-studded celebration, Dan Hicks will be joined by the original and current versions of the Hot Licks, with legendary guests including Rickie Lee Jones, Tuck & Patti, Maria Muldaur, actor and musician Harry Shearer, John Hammond, Van Dyke Parks, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Asleep at the Wheel leader Ray Benson, Bruce Forman, Jug Band veteran Jim Kweskin and Roy Rogers of the Delta Rhythm Kings." -- SFJAZZ.org
THIS SPRING 2011 CONTEST IS CLOSED
Hot on the heels of his second Oscar win and 20th nomination, legendary pop composer Randy Newman's coming to town to light up SFJAZZ's Spring Season with a 7x7-sponsored performance at Davies Symphony Hall on April 22nd, and we've got a pair of tickets for you to witness the magic first hand.