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Saturday 8/24

11:00AM – Yuko Mabuchi – Lake Arrowhead Resort – Lake Arrowhead 

11:00AM – Joe Santa Maria – Lighthouse Cafe – Hermosa Beach 

12 Noon – Ryan Roberts – Perch – Downtown

1:00PM – Steve Johnson – Viva Rancho Cantina – Burbank

1:30PM – Hugh Von Kleist – Whale & Ale Pub – San Pedro

5:00PM – Marcos Cohen & Candombeat – LACMA – West L.A. 

6:00PM – Bill Cantos – Vibrato – Bel Air 

7:00PM – David Leech – Pips on La Brea – West Hollywood

7:00PM – Ben Rose – Perch – Downtown 

7:00PM – Dan Olivo – Edwin Mills - Pasadena 

7:00PM – Liela Avila – Baltaire – Brentwood 

7:00PM – Boney James  - Thornton Winery – Temecula 

7:30PM – The New Nine – Casa Arjona – Long Beach 

8:00PM – Joe La Barbera – Sam First – West L.A. 

8:00PM – Greg Adams & East Bay Soul – Spaghettini – Seal Beach

8:00PM – James Torme – Feinstein's at Vitello's – Studio City 

8:00PM – Joshua White – Dizzy's – San Diego 

8:30PM – Miki Howard – Catalina – Hollywood 

8:30PM – Russ Wilson & His Famous Orchestra – Cicada Club – Downtown 

9:00PM – Michael Ragonese – Blue Whale – Downtown

9:00PM – Bill Cantos – Vibrato – Bel Air  

9:30PM – Michael Landau – The Baked Potato – Studio City

Friday 8/23

1:00PM – Woody James Big Band – Viva Rancho Cantina – Burbank

5:00PM – Eric Marienthal – Tavern Bay Beach Club – Lake Arrowhead 

6:00PM – Cross-Hart Jazz Experience – LACMA – West L.A.  

6:00PM – California Feetwarmers – Seven Grand – Downtown 

6:00PM – The Fresh Rhythm – Vibrato – Bel Air 

7:00PM – David Arnay – Parkway Grill – Pasadena

7:00PM – Paul Gormley – Whale & Ale Pub – San Pedro

7:00PM – Mon David & Charmaine Clamor – Segerstrom Argyros Plaza – Costa Mesa 

7:00PM – Ana Gazzola – Edwin Mills – Pasadena  

7:00PM – Andy Waddell – Chess Park Tavern – Glendale 

8:00PM – Thom Rotella – Canyon Bistro – Topanga    

8:00PM – Mark Winkler – Feinstein's at Vitello's – Studio City   

8:00PM – Molly Miller – Sam First – West L.A.  

​8:00PM – Joel Taylor – 1881 Club – Pasadena

8:00PM – Jeff Robinson – Pips On La Brea – West L.A.  

8:00PM – Pink Martini – Hollywood Bowl – Hollywood 

8:00PM – Kenny G – Hyatt Regency – Newport Beach 

8:00PM – Greg Adams & Easy Bay Soul – Spaghettini – Seal Beach  

8:30PM – Miki Howard – Catalina – Hollywood    

9:00PM – Jonathan Pinson – Blue Whale – Downtown

9:00PM – The Fresh Rhythm – Vibrato – Bel Air  

9:30PM – Michael Landau – The Baked Potato – Studio City

​​Wednesday, August 28th at Mr. Musichead Gallery, West Hollywood - Saxophonist Dale Fielder brings his quartet to West Hollywood for a special performance featuring guest vocalist Rita Edmond with Jane Getz (piano), Bill Markus (bass) and Thomas White (drums).  7:30PM​

Monday, September 9th at The Mint, West L.A. - Vocalist Angie G comes to The Mint for the first time presenting an evening of music from The Great American Songbook, backed by Robert Turner (piano), Brandon Fansher (bass), Danny Janklow (sax), and Sheldon Reed (drums).  8PM

Summer Swing Nights return to the Automobile Driving Museum in Torrance September 21st as Aaron Jacobs presents The Swing Tones with their 7-piece band and special guests, food trucks, swing dancing classes and more - Dance the night away!  6PM

Sunday 8/25

10:00Am – Gardena Jazz Festival – Rowley Memorial Park – Gardena 

11:00PM – Sunny Na & Cheryl Conley – Colombo's – Eagle Rock 

11:00PM – Doug Webb & Christoper Hollyday – Lighthouse – Hermosa Beach 

11:00AM – Cal Bennett – Pips On La Brea – West Hollywood

11:00AM – Mark Fitchett - Chez Melange – Redondo Beach

11:00AM – Bri Sarikcioglu – Luxe Hotel Sunset – Bel Air

12 Noon – Jesse Palter – Perch – Downtown

2:00PM – Laurence Hobgood – Fantasy Springs Resort – Indio 

5:00PM – Michael Haggins – Vroman's Bookstore – Pasadena  

5:00PM – Jacques Lesure – Lavender Blue – Inglewood

6:00PM – Mahesh Balasooriya – Ojai Art Center – Ojai 

6:00PM – Cougar Estrada – The Press Restaurant – Claremont  

7:00PM – Richard Glaser – Barkley Restaurant – South Pasadena

7:00PM – Jazzaholics – Tabula Rasa Bar – Hollywood 

7:00PM – Ben Rose – Perch – Downtown 

7:00PM – Angelo Metz – Industry Cafe – Culver City

7:00PM – Vignes Rooftop Revival – Grand Central Market – Downtown 

7:00PM – Katisse Buckingham – The Lincoln – Venice 

7:30PM – Henry Prego – Catalina – Hollywood 

7:30PM – Anna Danes – Vibrato – Bel Air 

7:30PM – Pink Martini – Hollywood Bowl – Hollywood 

8:00PM – John Tegmeyer – The York – Highland Park 

9:00PM – Guinga & Monica Salmaso – Blue Whale – Downtown

9:30PM – Doug Webb – The Baked Potato – Studio City  

10:00PM – California Feetwarmers – Seven Grand – Downtown 

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