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Wednesday 9/18

6:00PM – Tom Kubis Big Band – Marriott Hotel & Spa – Newport Beach 

6:00PM – Bruce Lett – Lighthouse – Hermosa Beach   

6:00PM – Bill Cunliffe – 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 – Top Hat Big Band – Las Hadas – Northridge 

7:00PM – Marina Pacowski – Edwin Mills – Pasadena  

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

7:30PM – Paul Cornish – Mr. Musichead Gallery – West Hollywood

8:00PM – Ty Taylor – Feinstein's at Vitello's – Studio City 

8:00PM – Munir Hossn – Sam First – West L.A.   

8:00PM – Grandmothers – Zebulon – Silverlake 

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

8:30PM – Jake Leckie – Oeno Wine Bar – Atwater Village 

8:30PM – David Garfield – Catalina - Hollywood

9:00PM – Steve Lehman – Blue Whale – Downtown 

9:30PM – The Odd Dogs – The Baked Potato – Studio City

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

Saturday, September 21st at Industry Cafe, Culver City - Saxophonist Dr. Bruce Eskovitz returns to Industry Cafe & Jazz with a stellar lineup including Mark Balling (keys), Luther Hughes (bass), and Paul Kreibich (drums) - reserve now!  8PM

Tuesday 9/17

10:30AM – Johnny Vanna's Big Band Alumni – Las Hadas – Northridge 

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

7:00PM – Brian Swartz – Perch – Downtown

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

7:30PM – Elliott Caine – Checker Hall – Highland Park 

7:30PM – Louie Cruz Beltran – Bogie's – Westlake Village 

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

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

8:00PM – Brent Fischer – Vibrato – Bel Air  

8:00PM – CSUN Jazz Bands – Sam First – West L.A.  

8:00PM – Corcovado – TRiP – Santa Monica 

8:30PM – Bob McChesney & Calabria Foti – Catalina – Hollywood 

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

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

9:00PM – Steve Lehman – Blue Whale – Downtown 

9:00PM – Skip Spiro's 10 Piece Jazz/Blues Project – TRiP – Santa Monica 

9:30PM – Showcase Night – The Baked Potato – Studio City 

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

​​Saturday, September 21st at The G Spot, Highland Park - Catch a special private house concert of San Francisco vocalist Nicolas Bearde performing the music of Nat King Cole, backed by pianist David Garfield and bassist Alphonso Johnson.  8PM

Thursday 9/19

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

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

7:00PM – Ben Rose – Perch – Downtown

7:00PM – David Ross w/Barbara Morrison – LA Athletic Club – Downtown

7:00PM – Nicolas Bearde – The Merc – Temecula  

7:00PM – Matt Cohen – Pips On La Brea – West L.A.

7:30PM – Gred Poree – Blue Guitar – South Pasadena 

7:30PM – Francisco Torres – Cooks Chapel – Anaheim 

7:30PM – Tom Catanzaro/Gilbert Castellanos – Cuyamaca College – San Diego 

8:00PM – Larry Goldings – Sam First – West L.A. 

8:00PM – Lauren Koval – Barley Forge – Costa Mesa 

8:00PM – Kamasi Washington – Theatre At Ace Hotel – Downtown 

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

8:30PM – Baldy Mountain Jazz Band – The Press Restaurant – Claremont 

9:00PM – Alex Hahn – Blue Whale – Little Tokyo

9:30PM – Hadrien Feraud – The Baked Potato – Studio City 

10:00PM – Kevin “Brandino” Brandon – Seven Grand – Downtown 

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

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

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