​​Saturday, August 25th at the Automobile Driving Museum, El Segundo - Put on your dancing shoes and head back to the 30's and 40's for the finale of Summer Swing Nights with The Swing Dames and their 7-piece big band featuring special guest Reggie Lee!  7PM

Sunday 8/19

11:00AM – Dan Kaneyuki – 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 – Rufus Philpot – The Springs – Downtown

12 Noon – Jesse Palter – Perch – Downtown 

4:00PM – 4 Level Interchange – Alvas Showroom – San Pedro

4:00PM – The Lady Lucks – Kings Road Park – West Hollywood 

5:00PM – Donovan-Muradian Quartet – Vroman's Bookstore – Pasadena  

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

5:00PM - Janis Mann Vocal Workshop - SF Valley Arts & Cultural Center - Tarzana

5:30PM – Calabria Foti & Bob McChesney – Festival Of Arts – Laguna Beach

6:00PM – Smooth Summer Jazz – Hollywood Bowl – Hollywood 

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

7:00PM – Daniel Richardson – Grand Central Market – Downtown L.A. 

7:00PM – Ilya Serov – Spaghettini – Seal Beach   

7:00PM – Laura Pursell – Viva Rancho Cantina – Burbank 

7:30PM – Karina Nuvo – Vibrato – Bel Air

7:30PM – Mark Allen Felton – Vitello's – Studio City

7:30PM – Barbara Morrison – Catalina – Hollywood 

8:00PM – Steve Lehman & Gerald Clayton – Sam First – West L.A.

8:00PM – Mordy Ferber – Alvas Showroom – San Pedro  

8:00PM – Alan Chan Orchestra w/Min Xiao-Fen – Gateway Christian Church – West L.A. 

9:00PM – Adam Levy – Blue Whale – Little Tokyo 

9:30PM – Sabine Pothier – The Baked Potato – Studio City

10:00PM – Los 440's – Seven Grand – Downtown 

Tuesday 8/21

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

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 Hollywood

7:00PM – Jesse Bradley – Edwin Mills – Pasadena 

7:30PM – Chris Standring – Bogie's – Westlake Village 

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

7:30PM – Jazz Comedy Night – Vibrato – Bel Air

8:00PM – Connie Han – The Country Club – Costa Mesa 

8:00PM – Corcovado – TRiP – Santa Monica 

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

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

9:00PM – Lappit-Rocha Sextet – Blue Whale – Downtown

9:00PM – Blanco Diablo – TRiP – Santa Monica 

9:30PM – Chad Wackerman – The Baked Potato – Studio City

9:30PM – Strange Jazz Universe Jazz Jam – Viva Rancho Cantina – Burbank  

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

Sunday, August 19th at Gateway Christian Church, West L.A. - Composer Alan Chan's 17-piece orchestra and pipa (Chinese lute) virtuoso Min Xiao-Fen team for a performance of their new project "Moon Walk", a journey through time and space.  8PM

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Sunday, August 26th at Vibrato, Bel Air - Hefti plays Hefti, led by Hall of Fame ASCAP composer Neal Hefti's son Paul and featuring singer Devyn Rush - Honoring Paul's mother singer Frances Wayne on her birthday - Come celebrate!  7:30PM

​​Monday 8/20

5:30PM – Anne Walsh & Tom Zink – Festival Of Arts – Laguna Beach 

6:00PM – Justin Kauflin – Bacchus' Kitchen – Pasadena 

7:00PM – Rich Hinman – Perch – Downtown

7:00PM – Eric Ekstrand – Colombo's – Eagle Rock

7:30PM – This Ain't Your Daddy's Big Band – Viva Rancho Cantina - Burbank 

8:00PM – Gretje Angell – The Famous – Glendale

9:00PM – Hot Club Of Los Angeles – Cinema Bar – Culver City

9:00PM – Matthew Yeakley Monday Night Jam – Falls Lounge – Downtown

9:00PM – Jazz Eclectic Jam – Sofitel Riviera 31 – Beverly Hills

9:00PM – Eric Ekstrand Jam Session – Colombo's – Eagle Rock

9:00PM – Sean Harrison – Blue Whale – Downtown

9:00PM – Rolling Figs Orchestra – Joe's Great American – Burbank 

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