Headliners of 2019

Friday 6/21

Gregory Porter

Gregory Porter (born November 4, 1971) is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. He won the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album in 2014 for Liquid Spirit and in 2017 for Take Me to the Alley.

Saturday 6/22

The Hot Sardines
feat. Davina and the Vagabonds

The Hot Sardines is an American jazz band formed in New York City in 2007 by artistic director, singer and writer Elizabeth Bougerol and artistic director, actor and piano player Evan Palazzo.

Davina and the Vagabonds is a jazz blues band based in the Twin Cities, Minnesota and formed in 2006. Their 2014 release titled Sunshine charted at #13 on the Billboard Blues Chart. One of the singles from Sunshine, “I Would Rather Drink Muddy Water” peaked at number 21 on the Billboard Blues Digital Songs.

Sunday 6/23

The Airmen of Note USAF

The Airmen of Note is the premier jazz ensemble of the United States Air Force. Stationed at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington, D.C., it is one of six musical ensembles that comprise The U.S. Air Force Band. Created in 1950 to continue the tradition of Major Glenn Miller’s Army Air Forces dance band, the current band consists of 18 active duty Airmen musicians including one vocalist.

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