Thursday 12/13

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

6:00PM – Javier Vergara – Senor Fish – Downtown

6:30PM – Steve Oliver – Vicky's Of Santa Fe – Indian Wells 

7:00PM – Ben Rose – Perch – Downtown

7:00PM – David Ross w/Elaine Woodard – LA Athletic Club – Downtown

7:00PM – Cassia DeMayo – Barcito – Downtown 

7:30PM – Jacques Lesure – The Merc – Temecula 

7:30PM – David Marcus – Il Piccolo Verde – Brentwood

7:30PM – Pete Escovedo – Vibrato – Bel Air 

7:30PM – Molly Miller – Blue Guitar – South Pasadena 

8:00PM – Laurence Hobgood – Sam First – West L.A. 

8:00PM – Michael Haggins – The Mixx - Pasadena 

8:00PM – Jimmy Reid – Pips On La Brea – West Hollywood  

8:30PM – Mike Stern – Catalina – Hollywood 

9:00PM – Fred Frith – Zebulon – Downtown

9:00PM – Maryanne Reall – The Gardenia – West Hollywood 

9:00PM – Paulie Cerra – Joe's Great American – Burbank 

9:00PM – Steve Coleman & Five Elements – Blue Whale – Downtown

9:30PM – Chef Dave Rozier – The Baked Potato – Studio City

10:00PM – Joey De Leon – Cana Rum Bar – Downtown 

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Sunday, December 23rd at The Baked Potato, Studio City - Vocalist Claude Hall is back to ring in Xmas Eve with sassy Blues and a few lesser known Xmas songs, backed by Jamieson Trotter (keys) Dori Amarillo (guitar), Gary Wicks (bass), and Peter Buck (drums).  9PM

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Wednesday 12/12

5:30PM – Sylvia Rodriguez – Crowne Plaza Hotel Blu Restaurant – San Pedro

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

6:30PM – Shelley Yoelin – Woody's Palm House – Palm Springs

6:30PM – Slim Man – Vicky's Of Santa Fe – Indian Wells 

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

6:30PM – Michael Holmes & Kate Campbell – Purple Room – Palm Springs 

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

7:00PM – Jimmy Spencer & Karen Hernandez – Colombo's – Eagle Rock 

7:00PM – Dave Victorino – Edwin Mills – Pasadena

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

7:30PM – Alfredo Rodriguez & Cameron Graves – Mr. Musichead Gallery – West Hollywood

7:30PM – Brenna Whitaker – Vibrato – Bel Air 

7:30PM – Chris Standring & Kathrin Shorr – Vitello's – Studio City 

7:30PM – Terrance Taplin – Blue Guitar – South Pasadena 

8:00PM – Jeff Pifher – Pips On La Brea – West Hollywood

8:30PM – Arianna Neikrug – Catalina – Hollywood 

8:30PM – Bernie Dresel BBB Big Band – Joe's Great American – Burbank 

9:00PM – Steve Coleman & Five Elements – Blue Whale – Downtown

9:00PM – Jeff Goldblum – Rockwell Table & Stage – Los Feliz 

9:00PM – 8-Bit Jazz Heroes – The Press Restaurant – Claremont 

9:30PM – Matthew Yeakley – Continental Club – Downtown

9:30PM – Tamara Gabriel – The Baked Potato – Studio City ​

Tuesday 12/11

12 Noon – 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

7:30PM – Denise DeCaro – Bogie's – Westlake Village 

7:30PM – David Tranchina – Vibrato – Bel Air 

8:30PM – Sam Hirsh – The Write-Off Room – Woodland Hills 

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

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

8:30PM – Gina Saputo – Catalina – Hollywood 

9:00PM – Gin Ling Jazz Project & Jam – General Lee's – Chinatown 

9:00PM – Mark Leggett – TRiP – Santa Monica 

9:00PM – Steve Coleman & Five Elements – Blue Whale – Downtown 

9:00PM – Brig Band – The Brig – Venice 

9:30PM – Carl Verheyen – The Baked Potato – Studio City 

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

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