Category Archives: Jazz Music

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Classic Soul, R&B Featured on Local Internet Radio Station

Most people think of internet radio as just streaming music, with random song after song in an endless playlist.  But Steve Williams and Karen Williams (not related) set out to create an internet station with real programming to offer R&B and classic soul music fans. They named the station The Sound of Soul with call…

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Jacksons Coming Home to Hard Rock Casino

     The First Family of Music is coming back home to Gary, Indiana! Don’t miss your chance to see The Jacksons at Hard Rock Live – February 18th, 2022! Tickets on sale December 3rd at 10am. The Jacksons recently celebrated 50 years as one of the most successful groups in music history. Jackie, Tito,…

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Fest In The First – Re-Imagine Gary

Fest in the First is Back! On September 18, 2021 from noon-8pm, come to Lake Street in Gary’s beautiful Miller Beach Community for the 18th Annual Fest in the First. We are celebrating Gary’s First District Neighborhoods: Emerson, Aetna, Glen Ryan and Miller. There will be a free accessible shuttle service provided in partnership with…

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VU Jazz Fest

    Valparaiso University hosts the Annual Jazz Fest the first of April with an array of exciting performances by talented artists, including local performers as well.  Valparaiso University Jazz Festival Monday: Local High School Bands (Washington Township HS, Morgan Township HS, Portage HS, Hobart HS, Portage HS) Harre Union Ballrooms – Free to All, General…

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First Fridays On Lake Street – Miller Beach July 7th

July’s First Friday on Lake Street is Friday, July 7th! The Shops on Lake Street will be open late. Grab your friends and make a night of it! Every First Friday of the month, the shops and restaurants on Lake Street (Miller Beach) stay open late & offer specials for the evening. It’s a great…

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Drowsy Chaperone With Photos!

This delightful show within a show is sure to have you tapping your toe along to all the snazzy jazz numbers and classic 1920’s musical type songs we all know and love. The Drowsy Chaperone is a musical that revolves around a lonely, melancholy man in his apartment as he tries to cheer himself up…

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32nd Jazz Festival at Valparaiso University

Valparaiso University will host the 2017 Jazz Fest April 3–8 with an array of exciting performances by talented artists, including local performers as well as CALJE (The Chicago Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble) and the Victor Wooten Trio featuring Dennis Chambers and Bob Franceschini. Featured Jazz Fest Events: • Local high school bands and the Valparaiso University…

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Giordano Dance Chicago is known for Creative Jazz Dancing

I didn’t know anything about Giordano Dance Chicago when I went to their fall engagement at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance.  I wasn’t all that familiar with jazz dance, either.  The Giordano dancers are so strong, so talented, so creative, they absolutely blew me away!  I gave them 4 BIG Spotlights. Of the…

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La Porte Candlelight Tour

     If you prefer candlelight, nostaliga, and historic homes decorated for Christmas during the holidays, we invite you to join in the Christmas Candlelight Tour of Historic Homes on Saturday December 7th from 4:00 – 8:00 pm and on Sunday December. 8th from 1:00 to 500 pm. (Photo from the 2018 Candlelight Tour at…

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Fox Art & Music Festival – Lake Station Indiana

Saturday, September 24th, from 10 – 6 pm, come enjoy a day of live music, great art, unique products and vendors, and family friendly activities, all from local artists, musician’s, and small businesses. It’s an opportunity to experience the Arts and to support the Artists who create it! Fun, and cool experiences every hour. Please…

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