Smooth Jazz at the Big Bib Too
The Big Bib Too Event Center is San Antonio's number one Smooth Jazz destination. The venue is located next to the Big Bib BBQ, on the corner Austin Highway and Lanark. Here is a list of upcoming performances:

June 3          Hiroshima Trio
June 17        The Stanley Jordan Trio
July 15          Doc Powell
August 5      Tom Braxton with Blake Aaron
August 19    Joe McBride

Each date will have two shows at 7:00pm and 9:30pm. Tickets may be purchased ONLY at www.thebigbib.com. For more information, please call 635-0212.

Thursday Night Jazz
Join David Muñoz at 8811 Patio Bar for Thursday Night "Jazz on the Rocks." On May 25, it's live music at 7:00pm by PM Soul. Enjoy half-priced appetizers and drink specials. While you're there, register to win free prizes. 8811 Patio Bar is located at 8811 Fredericksburg Road, between Wurzbach and USAA.

Smooth Jazz at One World
One World Theatre in Austin continues to bring some of the biggest names in music. On Sunday, May 28, the super Smooth Jazz band Fourplay returns to One World for two shows at 6:00pm and 8:30pm. The band, Bob James, Nathan East, Harvey Mason and Chuck Loeb, is one of the legendary groups of the music genre Tickets available at www.oneworldtheatre.org, or by calling (512) 32-WORLD. (96759).

Austin Area Jazz Festival
The Austin Area Jazz Fest presents Jazz, Blues & Soul. The event happens Sunday, May 28 at the Millenium Youth Entertainment Complex, located at 1156 Hargrave Street. The lineup features Najee, Kindred The Family Soul and Betty Wright. Doors open at 2:00pm. For tickets, go to www.austinareajazzfestival.com.

Sophisticated Sounds
The La Villita Heritage Society presents an Evening of Sophisticated Sounds of Soul. Saturday, July 29 at the Majestic Theatre, it's Will Downing, Chante Moore and Marion Meadows. Tickets at all Ticketmaster outlets and at www.ticketmaster.com.