​​Wednesday 7/24

5:30PM – Dorian Holley – Festival Of Arts – Laguna Beach 

6:00PM – Teka & New Bossa – Marriott Hotel & Spa – Newport Beach 

6:00PM – Kevin Kanner – Lighthouse – Hermosa Beach 

6:00PM – Tim Gill – Casino San Clemente – San Clemente 

6:30PM – Route 66 Trio – Bourbon Steak – Glendale 

7:00PM – Doug MacDonald – AJ's On The Green – Cathedral City

7:00PM – Marvin Robinson & Karen Hernandez – Colombo's – Eagle Rock 

7:00PM – Debbie Joyce – Pips On La Brea – West L.A.

7:00PM – Julie Kelly – Edwin Mills – Pasadena    

7:30PM – Flight 584 Big Band – Viva Rancho Cantina – Burbank

7:30PM – Sarah Reich – Mr. Musichead Gallery – West Hollywood

8:00PM – Deana Martin – Vibrato – Bel Air 

8:00PM – Jim Caruso's Cast Party – Feinstein's at Vitello's – Studio City 

8:00PM – Jamey Arent – Resident – Downtown   

8:00PM – DE Quartet – Oyster House – Studio City 

8:30PM – Matthew Yeakley – Continental Club – Downtown

8:30PM – Ben McPeek – Oeno Wine Bar – Atwater Village 

9:00PM – Peter Sprague – Blue Whale – Downtown 

9:30PM – Jerry Vivino – The Baked Potato – Studio City

10:00PM – Carey Frank – Three Clubs – Hollywood 

Summer Swing Nights return to the Automobile Driving Museum in Torrance August 17th and 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

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Sunday, July 28th at Feinstein's at Vitello's, Studio City - Join Deborah Shulman for a Sunday brunch CD release concert for "The Shakespeare Project" with Jeff Colella (piano), Bob McChesney (trombone), Larry Koonse (guitar), Chris Colangelo (bass), Kendall Kay (drums).  1:30PM

Tuesday 7/23

12 Noon – Magnolia Street Jazz Band – Joe's Great American – Burbank

5:00PM – Steve Johnson – Viva Rancho Cantina – Burbank

5:00PM – Derrik Lewis – Tropicale Coral Seas Lounge – Palm Springs

5:30PM – Tony Guerrero – Festival Of Arts – Laguna Beach 

6:30PM – Yve Evans & John Bolivar – Woody's Palm House – Palm Springs

7:00PM – Brian Swartz – Perch – Downtown

7:00PM – Barbara Morrison – Pips On La Brea – West L.A.

7:00PM – Bria Skonberg – Hollywood & Highland – Hollywood 

7:30PM – John Pisano's Guitar Night w/Cary DeNigris – Viva Rancho Cantina – Burbank

8:00PM – Strange Jazz Universe – Industry Cafe – Culver City

8:00PM – Deanna Martin – Vibrato – Bel Air 

8:00PM – Dedrick & Michael – Rockwell Table & Stage – Los Feliz 

8:30PM – Jacques Lesure – The Parker Room – Hollywood

8:30PM – Elyadeen Anbar Trio & Jam Session – The San Fernando – Glendale

9:00PM – Ethan Sultry – Blue Whale – Downtown 

9:00PM – Eric Ekstrand – Joe's Great American – Burbank 

9:00PM – Sun Ra Arkestra – Zebulon – Silver Lake 

9:30PM – Josh Smith – The Baked Potato – Studio City 

10:00PM – The Makers – Seven Grand – Downtown

10:00PM – Jose Perez – Las Perlas – Downtown   

​Friday, July 26th at Industry Cafe, Culver City - Saxophonist Dr. Bruce Eskovitz presents his Summer Bash concert with Mark Balling on keys, Sherry Luchette on bass, and Kendall Kay on drums.  8 & 9:30PM  

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Thursday 7/25

12 Noon – Jazz Holiday Band – Joe's Great American – Burbank

5:00PM – Derrik Lewis – Tropicale Coral Seas Lounge – Palm Springs 

5:30PM – Gregg Karukas – Festival Of Arts – Laguna Beach 

6:00PM – Dayren Santamaria – Descanso Gardens – La Canada-Flintridge

7:00PM – Ben Rose – Perch – Downtown

7:00PM – Cassia DeMayo – Barcito – Downtown

7:00PM – David Ross w/Cathy Segal-Garcia – LA Athletic Club – Downtown

7:00PM – Markus Berger – The Merc – Temecula 

7:00PM – Sunny Blue – Pips On La Brea – West L.A.  

7:30PM – Laurence Juber – Bogie's – Westlake Village 

7:30PM – Riner Scivally – Blue Guitar – South Pasadena

8:00PM – LAHO Quartet – Sam First – West L.A.  

8:00PM – Steve Tyrell – Feinstein's at Vitello's – Studio City  

8:00PM – Andre Caporoso – Sunspace – Sunland 

8:00PM – Denny Dennis – Barley Forge – Costa Mesa 

8:00PM – Jamie Baum – Alvas Showroom – San Pedro

8:00PM – Deanna Martin – Vibrato – Bel Air 

8:30PM – Susannah B – Catalina – Hollywood 

8:30PM – Steve Hass – Brack Shop Tavern – Downtown 

8:30PM – Mark & Patrick – The Press Restaurant – Claremont 

​9:00PM – Miguel Atwood-Ferguson – Blue Whale – Little Tokyo

9:00PM – Woody Mankowski – Joe's Great American – Burbank 

9:30PM – Elemental – The Baked Potato – Studio City 

10:00PM – Wes Smith – Seven Grand – Downtown  

10:30PM – Tyler Hammond – Black Rabbit Rose – Hollywood 

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