Thursday Night Jazz
Join David Muñoz at 8811 Patio Bar for Thursday Night "Jazz on the Rocks." On May 10, it's live music at 7:00pm by Joe Posada. 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 Road and USAA.
Sunday Jazz at the Big BibThe Big Bib Too Event Center presents live jazz on Sunday, May 20, from 3:00pm-6:00pm. Europa will entertain you through the afternoon. David Muñoz will host the event and will give away free prizes. Big Bib Too Event Center is located next to the Big Bib BBQ, corner of Austin Highway and Lanark. Door opens at 2:30 and there's no cover charge. So, come get the best barbecue in town and enjoy an afternoon of smooth jazz.
Althea Rene and Jeanette Harris
Saturday, May 12, celebrate Mother's Day weekend with The Queens of Soul and Jazz, flutist Althea Rene and saxophonist Jeanette Harris. Two shows at 7:00pm and 9:00pm at Tony G's Soul Food, 915. S. Hackberry. Get tickets at www.ticketleap.com.
Jazz at Ft. Sam
A.L.W. Entertainment and Army Entertainment present Brian Culbertson. The date is Friday, May 18, at the Ft. Sam Houston Theatre. Tickets available at www.outhousetickets.com.
Jazz vocalist Diana Krall will perform at the Majestic Theatre on Thursday, June 21 at 8:00pm. Tickets on sale at www.ticketmaster.com and at the Majestic box office.
Smooth Jazz at One World
One World Theatre in Austin continues to bring some of the biggest names in music. The iconic group Blood, Sweat and Tears returns on Friday, May 11 for two shows at 7:00pm and 9:30pm. Then, on Thursday, May 17, vocalist Karla Bonoff comes to One Worldfor one show at 8:00pm. The incredible Brian Culbertson performs two shows on Sunday, May 20 at 6:00pm and 8:30pm. Tickets available at www.oneworldtheatre.org, or by calling (512) 32-WORLD. (96759).
Cancun Jazz Festival
Saxophonist Warren Hill's Cancun Jazz Festival takes place October 4-7. A star-studded lineup will entertain you at the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya. See and hear greats like Boney James, The Dave Koz Summer Horns featuring Gerald Albright, Rick Braun and Richard Elliot. Plus, Damien Escobar, Peter White, Marc Antoine, David Benoit, Kirk Whalum, Nick Colionne, Pieces Of A Dream, Eric Darius, Michael McDonald, Kem, the Sax Pack featuring Jeff Kashiwa, Steve Cole and Jackiem Joyner, and your host Warren Hill. For information, visit www.cancunjazz.com, or call (805) 491-JAZZ (5299).