Jazz Events in North Texas

This list is compiled by Chuck Mandernach. To add an event or receive his list directly, contact cmandernach@sbcglobal.net.

June

The Balcony Club

First Sunday of every month | 5:00 p.m. | K. Ellingson Group

Every Sunday | 8:00 p.m. | Jonathan Fisher Presents: Sunday Night Jazz

Every Monday | 8:00 p.m. | Linny Nance’s Hour of Power | 9:30 p.m. | Liz Mikel’s Entertainers Showcase

Every Wednesday | 8:15 p.m. | John Adams’ Elite Jazz Jam

June 23 | 9:30 p.m. | Carolyn Lee Jones & The Satin Dolls Band


Cafe Madrid

June 24 | Joel Pipkin’s Flamenco and World Jazz Project


Chocolate Secrets

June 22, 29 | 7:30 p.m. | Dana Harper

June 16, 23, 30 | 7:30 p.m. | K. Cooks

June 17, 24 | 7:30 p.m. | Parsa & Esther

June 18, 25 | 7:30 p.m. | Pat Peterson

June 21, 28, | 7:30 p.m. | Linny Nance


Dallas Arboretum

June 19 | 12:00 p.m. | Rebecca Cordes


Ellie’s – Hall Arts Hotel

Every Friday | 6:00 p.m. | Melani Skybell


FRESH by Brookshire’s

June 18 | 6:00 p.m. | Plus One Jazz Group


Fort Brewery

Every Sunday | 11:00 a.m. | The Andrew Skates Trio


The Free Man Cajun Cafe

Every Sunday | Traditional New Orleans Jazz Brunch (1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.) | Jazz Jam hosted by Matthew Banks (10:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.)

Every Monday | 10:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. | The GJQ

Every Tuesday | 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | The Freeloaders | 10:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m. | Randy McGill & Eclectic

Every Wednesday | 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | Peter Rioux Trio

Every Thursday | 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | Linny Nance & Network (Bourbon stage); Kazunori Tanaka Quartet (Frenchmen stage)

June 24 | 7:00 p.m. | Elizabeth Speegle Band


Jazz BeCuzz Arts Center

Every Tuesday | 7:00 p.m. | Jazz Jam


The Kitchen Cafe

June 17 | 7:30 p.m. | Brasuka

June 18 | 7:30 p.m. | Tony Hakim’s Band

June 24 | 7:30 p.m. | Stockton Helbing Jazz Initiative

June 25 | 7:30 p.m. | Tony Hakim’s Band


Mesquite Arts Center

June 20 | 7:00 p.m. | Jazz Breaks on the Plaza with Sandra Kaye, Chris Mcguire, Curt Bradshaw, Lou Harlas, Steve Barnes


Mercy Bar & Lounge – Toyota Music Factory

June 18 | 9:00 p.m. | The Nick Jones Band with Diana Gale


Mesquite Arts Center

June 20 | 7:00 p.m. | Jazz Breaks on the Plaza


Meyerson Symphony Center

June 20 | 7:30 p.m. | Kirk Whalum, presented by Dallas Symphony Orchestra | Use promo code JAZZ10 for a $10 discount per ticket


Nick & Sam’s

June 17, 20, 24, 27, 29 | 7:00 p.m. | Leon Ziligson


Revelers Hall

Every Saturday/Sunday | 2:00 p.m. | Revelers Hall Band

Every Tuesday | 7:00 p.m. | Terraplane Rounders

Every Wednesday | 8:30 p.m. | Shelley Carrol

Every Thursday | 7:30 p.m. | Bishop Avenue Hot 6


The Rhythm Room Father’s Day Jazz Concert

June 19 | 2:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Andrew Griffith Quartet


Sammons Center for the Arts

June 21 | 12:00 p.m. – 12:40 p.m. | Jazz & Java with Arlington Jones

June 28 | 12:00 p.m. – 12:40 p.m. | Jazz & Java with Arlington Jones


Scat Jazz Lounge

Nightly at 8:00 p.m. | *Second show at 10:00 p.m.

*June 18 | Quamon Fowler

June 19 | Black Dog Jam Father’s Day Edition

June 23 | John Adams “Electric Trio”

June 24 | Tatiana “LadyMay” Mayfield

*June 25 | Tim Ishii Quintet

June 30 | Pete Clagett


Sherman Jazz Museum

June 18 | 2:00 p.m. | Randy Lee


Sounds of Lewisville Concert Series – Vista Ridge Amphitheater

June 17

7:00 p.m. | Don Diego Band

8:15 p.m. | 4 Ya Soul Band

Steve’s Wine Bar

June 29 | 6:00 p.m. | The Nick Jones Band


Table 13

Every Wednesday | 6:00 p.m. | Melani Skybell


Texas Ale Project

Every Sunday | 11:00 a.m. | Andrew Skates Trio

Every Sunday | 3:00 p.m. | Nick Jones Band


Z-Grill & Tap – Flower Mound

June 22 | 7 :00 p.m. | Rebel Alliance Jazz Ensemble

July

The Balcony Club

First Sunday of every month | 5:00 p.m. | K. Ellingson Group

Every Sunday | 8:00 p.m. | Jonathan Fisher Presents: Sunday Night Jazz

Every Monday | 8:00 p.m. | Linny Nance’s Hour of Power | 9:30 p.m. | Liz Mikel’s Entertainers Showcase

Every Wednesday | 8:15 p.m. | John Adams’ Elite Jazz Jam


Dallas Arboretum

July 3, 31 | 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. | Rebecca Cordes


The Free Man Cajun Cafe

Every Sunday | Traditional New Orleans Jazz Brunch (1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.) | Jazz Jam hosted by Matthew Banks (10:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.)

Every Monday | 10:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. | The GJQ

Every Tuesday | 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | The Freeloaders | 10:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m. | Randy McGill & Eclectic

Every Wednesday | 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | Peter Rioux Trio

Every Thursday | 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | Linny Nance & Network (Bourbon stage); Kazunori Tanaka Quartet (Frenchmen stage)

July 2 | 7:00 p.m. | Jazzmeia Horne


FRESH by Brookshire’s

July 9 | 6:00 p.m. | Plus One Jazz Group


The Kitchen Cafe

July 1 | 7:30 p.m. | John Adam’s All-Star Trio ft. Tatiana “LadyMay’ Mayfield: Mowtown Meets Jazz

July 2 | 7:30 p.m. | Tony Hakim’s Band

July 22 | 7:30 p.m. | Andy Corridori

July 23 | 7:30 p.m. | Vic Duncan Band


The Kessler Theater

July 22 | 7:00 p.m. | The Revelers Hall Band with special guests Mark Lettieri Group and Bishop Ave Hot Six


Memphis Night Club

July 4 | 7:00 p.m. | Memphis Brass


Meyerson Symphony Center

July 30 | 7:30 p.m. | An Evening with Veronica Swift, presented by Dallas Symphony Orchestra


Sloan and Williams Winery

July 22 | 7:30 p.m. | Deanna Self


Songbird Live

July 23 | 7:30 p.m. | Brasuka Latin Jazz

August

Meyerson Symphony Center

August 18 | 7:30 p.m. | Madeleine Peyroux, presented by Dallas Symphony Orchestra

September

Arts Fifth Avenue

Sep. 4 | 7:00 p.m. | James Clay Tribute

Photo Credit: Bart Marantz