Place Details

Blues Alley

1073 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington,  DC 20007

Phone: (202) 337-4141

Blues Alley

"The nation's finest jazz and supper club" - New York Times

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Business Info

Price Range: (30-50)
Dress Code: Dressy
Payment Options: Visa, Amex, Mastercard
Serving: Dinner
Restaurant Services: Takes Reservations, Group-Friendly

Categories: Jazz Club, Night Club

Hours

Mon: 6:00 pm - 12:30 am
Tue: 6:00 pm - 12:30 am
Wed: 6:00 pm - 12:30 am
Thu: 6:00 pm - 12:30 am
Fri: 6:00 pm - 12:30 am
Sat: 6:00 pm - 12:30 am
Sun: 6:00 pm - 12:30 am

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Events

  • Lena Seikaly (Jazz Vocals)
    08:00 PM - 05/23/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Lena has self-produced three albums in the past four years – “Written In The Stars” (2009), “Lovely Changes” (2011) and “Looking Back” (2013) – the...

  • Lena Seikaly (Jazz Vocals)
    10:00 PM - 05/23/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Lena has self-produced three albums in the past four years – “Written In The Stars” (2009), “Lovely Changes” (2011) and “Looking Back” (2013) – the...

  • Cecily (Vocals)
    08:00 PM - 05/24/2017

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  • Cecily (Vocals)
    10:00 PM - 05/24/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Cecily is a young vocalist and songwriter whose sweet soprano and honest lyrics have garnered attention and loyal fans not only in her native Washington DC, but...

  • Ronneette Harrison (Vocals)
    08:00 PM - 05/25/2017

    At Blues Alley

    There is a popular statement that says, “Those who can’t do, teach.” To the contrary emerges an extraordinary music teacher who is discrediting this phrase...

  • Ronnette Harrison (Vocals)
    10:00 PM - 05/25/2017

    At Blues Alley

    There is a popular statement that says, “Those who can’t do, teach.” To the contrary emerges an extraordinary music teacher who is discrediting this phrase...

  • James "D-Train" Williams
    08:00 PM - 05/26/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Born and nurtured in Brooklyn, New York, James "D-Train" Williams began his singing career at age 6. He sang in many church choirs and school choirs. While attending...

  • James "D-Train" Williams
    10:00 PM - 05/26/2017

    At Blues Alley

    James "D-Train" Williams gave memorable and fresh-sounding R&B/dance tracks of the early to mid-1980’s. Along with Hubert Eaves III their first single, the brilliant...

  • James "D-Train" Williams
    08:00 PM - 05/27/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Along with singing background vocals on CD’s for many outstanding artists, James D-Train Williams is one of the number one Jingle vocalists in the industry. Spots...

  • James "D-Train" Williams
    10:00 PM - 05/27/2017

    At Blues Alley

    James has appeared in such films as; “Keeping The Faith” with Ben Stiller, “A Walk In The Park “with Richard Gere & Winona Ryder. He is also the lead Vocalist...

  • Sharon Clark (Jazz Vocals)
    08:00 PM - 05/28/2017

    At Blues Alley

    The Washington Post hails Sharon Clark as “the finest jazz singer in Washington,” with a sound evoking Sarah Vaughan and Ella. JazzTimes calls Sharon Clark Washington,...

  • Sharon Clark (Jazz Vocals)
    10:00 PM - 05/28/2017

    At Blues Alley

    The Washington Post hails Sharon Clark as “the finest jazz singer in Washington,” with a sound evoking Sarah Vaughan and Ella. JazzTimes calls Sharon Clark Washington,...

  • Georgetown Day School Jazz Ensemble
    07:00 PM - 05/29/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Music is an important part of every child’s life at GDS. We seek to create a foundation for a lifelong love of music and to foster active audiences, accomplished...

  • Edmund Burke School Jazz Ensemble
    09:00 PM - 05/29/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Music is central to Burke’s lively community. All students actively participate in music, regardless of skill level. Our well-equipped band room offers access...

  • Iyona Blake (Vocals)
    08:00 PM - 05/30/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Iyona Blake is a Soprano, Actor, Educator and Songwriter, a sought after private voice instructor and coach, and a voice clinician at vocal music seminars, workshops...

  • Iyona Blake (Vocals)
    10:00 PM - 05/30/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Iyona Blake is a Soprano, Actor, Educator and Songwriter, a sought after private voice instructor and coach, and a voice clinician at vocal music seminars, workshops...

  • Kevin Whalum (Vocals)
    08:00 PM - 05/31/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Legendary jazz keyboardist and producer George Duke once described vocalist Kevin Whalum as "butter," and that's about the best depiction I've heard. Whether covering...

  • Kevin Whalum (Vocals)
    10:00 PM - 05/31/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Legendary jazz keyboardist and producer George Duke once described vocalist Kevin Whalum as "butter," and that's about the best depiction I've heard. Whether covering...

  • John Pizzarelli Quartet (Guitar/Vocals)
    08:00 PM - 06/01/2017

    At Blues Alley

    John Pizzarelli, the world-renowned jazz guitarist and singer, was called “Hip with a wink” by Town & Country, “madly creative” by the Los Angeles Times...

  • John Pizzarelli Quartet (Guitar/Vocals)
    10:00 PM - 06/01/2017

    At Blues Alley

    John Pizzarelli, the world-renowned jazz guitarist and singer, was called “Hip with a wink” by Town & Country, “madly creative” by the Los Angeles Times...

  • John Pizzarelli Quartet (Guitar/Vocals)
    08:00 PM - 06/02/2017

    At Blues Alley

    John Pizzarelli, the world-renowned jazz guitarist and singer, was called “Hip with a wink” by Town & Country, “madly creative” by the Los Angeles Times...

  • John Pizzarelli Quartet (Guitar/Vocals)
    10:00 PM - 06/02/2017

    At Blues Alley

    John Pizzarelli, the world-renowned jazz guitarist and singer, was called “Hip with a wink” by Town & Country, “madly creative” by the Los Angeles Times...

  • John Pizzarelli Quartet (Guitar/Vocals)
    08:00 PM - 06/03/2017

    At Blues Alley

    John Pizzarelli, the world-renowned jazz guitarist and singer, was called “Hip with a wink” by Town & Country, “madly creative” by the Los Angeles Times...

  • John Pizzarelli Quartet (Guitar/Vocals)
    10:00 PM - 06/03/2017

    At Blues Alley

    John Pizzarelli, the world-renowned jazz guitarist and singer, was called “Hip with a wink” by Town & Country, “madly creative” by the Los Angeles Times...

  • John Pizzarelli Quartet (Guitar/Vocals)
    08:00 PM - 06/04/2017

    At Blues Alley

    John Pizzarelli, the world-renowned jazz guitarist and singer, was called “Hip with a wink” by Town & Country, “madly creative” by the Los Angeles Times...

  • John Pizzarelli Quartet (Guitar/Vocals)
    10:00 PM - 06/04/2017

    At Blues Alley

    John Pizzarelli, the world-renowned jazz guitarist and singer, was called “Hip with a wink” by Town & Country, “madly creative” by the Los Angeles Times...

  • Ms. Gerri Morrison (Vocals)
    08:00 PM - 06/05/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Ms. Morrison has appeared in such theatrical productions as Ain’t Misbehavin’, Bubblin’ Brown Sugar, Godspell, Purlie and The Wiz. Her 3 1/2 octave vocal range...

  • Ms. Gerri Morrison (Vocals)
    10:00 PM - 06/05/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Ms. Morrison has appeared in such theatrical productions as Ain’t Misbehavin’, Bubblin’ Brown Sugar, Godspell, Purlie and The Wiz. Her 3 1/2 octave vocal range...

  • Albare "Urbanity" (Guitar)
    08:00 PM - 06/06/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Don’t miss this rare stateside appearance, as the band is coming all the way from Australia to celebrate the release of their Album, Urban Soul. From beginning...

  • Albare "Urbanity" (Guitar)
    10:00 PM - 06/06/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Don’t miss this rare stateside appearance, as the band is coming all the way from Australia to celebrate the release of their Album, Urban Soul. From beginning...

  • Christian Sands Trio (Piano)
    08:00 PM - 06/07/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Pianist Christian Sands invents and re-invents himself with sonorities which define each moment, rhythms which impel his music forward, structures which are surprising...

  • Christian Sands Trio (Piano)
    10:00 PM - 06/07/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Pianist Christian Sands invents and re-invents himself with sonorities which define each moment, rhythms which impel his music forward, structures which are surprising...

  • Joey DeFransesco + Friends
    08:00 PM - 06/08/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Touring in support of his new release on Mack Avenue Records, Project Freedom , DeFrancesco’s new quartet, features him on the Hammond B-3 — plus contributions...

  • Joey DeFrancesco + Friends
    10:00 PM - 06/08/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Touring in support of his new release on Mack Avenue Records, Project Freedom , DeFrancesco’s new quartet, features him on the Hammond B-3 — plus contributions...

  • Joey DeFrancesco +Friends
    08:00 PM - 06/09/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Joey DeFrancesco’s emergence in the 1980s marked the onset of a musical renaissance. Organ jazz had been a form of music that literally went into hibernation...

  • Joey DeFrancesco + Friends
    10:00 PM - 06/09/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Touring in support of his new release on Mack Avenue Records, Project Freedom , DeFrancesco’s new quartet, features him on the Hammond B-3 — plus contributions...

  • Joey DeFrancesco + Friends
    08:00 PM - 06/10/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Touring in support of his new release on Mack Avenue Records, Project Freedom , DeFrancesco’s new quartet, features him on the Hammond B-3 — plus contributions...

  • Joey DeFrancesco + Friends
    10:00 PM - 06/10/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Touring in support of his new release on Mack Avenue Records, Project Freedom , DeFrancesco’s new quartet, features him on the Hammond B-3 — plus contributions...

  • Joey DeFrancesco + Friends
    08:00 PM - 06/11/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Touring in support of his new release on Mack Avenue Records, Project Freedom , DeFrancesco’s new quartet, features him on the Hammond B-3 — plus contributions...

  • Joey DeFrancesco + Friends
    10:00 PM - 06/11/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Touring in support of his new release on Mack Avenue Records, Project Freedom , DeFrancesco’s new quartet, features him on the Hammond B-3 — plus contributions...

  • Mike Wade & Nasty-Nati Brass Band (Trumpet)
    08:00 PM - 06/12/2017

    At Blues Alley

    During his career he has been named one of the top ten unsigned jazz, brass players as rated by Jazziz Magazine (1997). His composition, “Blues for Shorty Bop”,...

  • Mike Wade & Nasty-Nati Brass Band (Trumpet)
    10:00 PM - 06/12/2017

    At Blues Alley

    During his career he has been named one of the top ten unsigned jazz, brass players as rated by Jazziz Magazine (1997). His composition, “Blues for Shorty Bop”,...

  • Tessa Souter (Vocals)
    08:00 PM - 06/13/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Downbeat Critics Poll ‘Rising Star’ two years in a row, London-born, Harlem-based Anglo-Trinidadian jazz vocalist-composer Tessa Souter imbues a mix of jazz,...

  • Tessa Souter (Vocals)
    10:00 PM - 06/13/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Downbeat Critics Poll ‘Rising Star’ two years in a row, London-born, Harlem-based Anglo-Trinidadian jazz vocalist-composer Tessa Souter imbues a mix of jazz,...

  • Charnett Moffett NettWork Trio (Bass)
    08:00 PM - 06/14/2017

    At Blues Alley

    “…while each track might conjure memories of their honorees, Moffett is no mere imitator. His rock-solid tone, which evokes the authority of Mingus, sounds especially...

  • Charnett Moffett NettWork Trio (Bass)
    10:00 PM - 06/14/2017

    At Blues Alley

    “…while each track might conjure memories of their honorees, Moffett is no mere imitator. His rock-solid tone, which evokes the authority of Mingus, sounds especially...

  • Stacey Kent (Jazz Vocals)
    08:00 PM - 06/15/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Stacey Kent is a jazz singer in the mould of the greats, with a legion of fans worldwide, a host of honors and awards including a Grammy nomination, album sales...

  • Stacey Kent (Jazz Vocals)
    10:00 PM - 06/15/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Stacey Kent is a jazz singer in the mould of the greats, with a legion of fans worldwide, a host of honors and awards including a Grammy nomination, album sales...

  • Stacey Kent (Jazz Vocals)
    08:00 PM - 06/16/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Stacey Kent is a jazz singer in the mould of the greats, with a legion of fans worldwide, a host of honors and awards including a Grammy nomination, album sales...

  • Stacey Kent (Jazz Vocals)
    10:00 PM - 06/16/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Stacey Kent is a jazz singer in the mould of the greats, with a legion of fans worldwide, a host of honors and awards including a Grammy nomination, album sales...

  • Stacey Kent (Jazz Vocals)
    08:00 PM - 06/17/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Stacey Kent is a jazz singer in the mould of the greats, with a legion of fans worldwide, a host of honors and awards including a Grammy nomination, album sales...

  • Stacey Kent (Jazz Vocals)
    10:00 PM - 06/17/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Stacey Kent is a jazz singer in the mould of the greats, with a legion of fans worldwide, a host of honors and awards including a Grammy nomination, album sales...

  • Stacey Kent (Jazz Vocals)
    08:00 PM - 06/18/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Stacey Kent is a jazz singer in the mould of the greats, with a legion of fans worldwide, a host of honors and awards including a Grammy nomination, album sales...

  • Stacey Kent (Jazz Vocals)
    10:00 PM - 06/18/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Stacey Kent is a jazz singer in the mould of the greats, with a legion of fans worldwide, a host of honors and awards including a Grammy nomination, album sales...

  • Linda May Han Oh 4tet (Bass)
    08:00 PM - 06/19/2017

    At Blues Alley

    She was a James Morrison Scholarship Finalist in 2003 and in 2004 was an IAJE Sister in Jazz and received the ASCAP Young Jazz Composer’s award in 2008. She also...

  • LInda May Han Oh 4tet (Bass)
    10:00 PM - 06/19/2017

    At Blues Alley

    She was a James Morrison Scholarship Finalist in 2003 and in 2004 was an IAJE Sister in Jazz and received the ASCAP Young Jazz Composer’s award in 2008. She also...

  • Memphis Gold (Blues/Guitar) Wsg: Ms. Zeno Louisiana Mojo Queen
    08:00 PM - 06/20/2017

    At Blues Alley

    "He is the genuine article, perhaps a throwback to the blues men of yore who learned their licks at the knee of legendary patriarch like Charlie Patton. And having...

  • Memphis Gold (Blues/Guitar) Wsg: Ms. Zeno Louisiana Mojo Queen
    10:00 PM - 06/20/2017

    At Blues Alley

    "He is the genuine article, perhaps a throwback to the blues men of yore who learned their licks at the knee of legendary patriarch like Charlie Patton. And having...

  • Chaise Lounge (Pop/Jazz/Lounge/Swing)
    08:00 PM - 06/21/2017

    At Blues Alley

    At first, it sounds like the jazz soundtrack to either your favorite noir film or a Doris Day film from 1962. Then you realize that it isn""t quite jazz at all but...

  • Chaise Lounge (Pop/Jazz/Lounge/Swing)
    10:00 PM - 06/21/2017

    At Blues Alley

    At first, it sounds like the jazz soundtrack to either your favorite noir film or a Doris Day film from 1962. Then you realize that it isn""t quite jazz at all but...

  • Nicole Henry (Jazz Vocals)
    08:00 PM - 06/22/2017

    At Blues Alley

    "Nicole Henry combines amazing beauty with blissful talent Nicole Henry""s Embraceable is an impressive artistic statement of an astonishing vocal talent. This lady...

  • Nicole Henry (Jazz Vocals)
    10:00 PM - 06/22/2017

    At Blues Alley

    "Nicole Henry combines amazing beauty with blissful talent Nicole Henry""s Embraceable is an impressive artistic statement of an astonishing vocal talent. This lady...

  • Pat Martino Organ Trio (Guitar)
    08:00 PM - 06/23/2017

    At Blues Alley

    When the anesthesia wore off, Pat Martino looked up hazily at his parents and his doctors. and tried to piece together any memory of his life. One of the greatest...

  • Pat Martino Organ Trio (Guitar)
    10:00 PM - 06/23/2017

    At Blues Alley

    When the anesthesia wore off, Pat Martino looked up hazily at his parents and his doctors. and tried to piece together any memory of his life. One of the greatest...

  • Pat Matino Organ Trio (Guitar)
    08:00 PM - 06/24/2017

    At Blues Alley

    When the anesthesia wore off, Pat Martino looked up hazily at his parents and his doctors. and tried to piece together any memory of his life. One of the greatest...

  • Pat Matino Organ Trio (Guitar)
    10:00 PM - 06/24/2017

    At Blues Alley

    When the anesthesia wore off, Pat Martino looked up hazily at his parents and his doctors. and tried to piece together any memory of his life. One of the greatest...

  • Wyomme Pariss & Friends (Vocals)
    08:00 PM - 06/25/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Wyomme Pariss “Wy” as her family and friends call her is a native New Yorker and the visionary and creator of a New Upcoming Stage Play “Then Sings My Soul”...

  • Wyomme Pariss & Friends (Vocals)
    10:00 PM - 06/25/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Wyomme Pariss “Wy” as her family and friends call her is a native New Yorker and the visionary and creator of a New Upcoming Stage Play “Then Sings My Soul”...

  • Chris Potter Quartet (Sax)
    08:00 PM - 06/26/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Saxophonist Chris Potter is probably best known for his performances with Paul Motian, Dave Douglas, Kenny Werner, Dave Holland Quintet and Steely Dan. While Potter""s...

  • Chris Potter Quartet (Sax)
    10:00 PM - 06/26/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Saxophonist Chris Potter is probably best known for his performances with Paul Motian, Dave Douglas, Kenny Werner, Dave Holland Quintet and Steely Dan. While Potter""s...

  • Peter Beets Trio (Piano)
    08:00 PM - 06/27/2017

    At Blues Alley

    For one night only, Tuesday, June 27, 2017, the internationally-acclaimed Dutch jazz pianist Peter Beets makes his Blues Alley debut, accompanied by Tom Baldwin...

  • Peter Beets Trio (Piano)
    10:00 PM - 06/27/2017

    At Blues Alley

    For one night only, Tuesday, June 27, 2017, the internationally-acclaimed Dutch jazz pianist Peter Beets makes his Blues Alley debut, accompanied by Tom Baldwin...

  • Willie Jones III Quintet (Drums)
    08:00 PM - 06/28/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Jones has worked with Sonny Rollins, Ernestine Anderson, Bobby Hutcherson, Wynton Marsalis, Roy Hargrove, Cedar Walton, Frank Wess, the Dizzy Gillespie All-Star...

  • Willie Jones III Quintet (Drums)
    10:00 PM - 06/28/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Jones has worked with Sonny Rollins, Ernestine Anderson, Bobby Hutcherson, Wynton Marsalis, Roy Hargrove, Cedar Walton, Frank Wess, the Dizzy Gillespie All-Star...

  • YXplainit (Fusion)
    08:00 PM - 06/29/2017

    At Blues Alley

    As one of the music industry’s most respected musician’s Chooky has worked with a variety of national talents and professionals including Heather Headley, Macy...

  • Yxplainit (Fusion)
    10:00 PM - 06/29/2017

    At Blues Alley

    As one of the music industry’s most respected musician’s Chooky has worked with a variety of national talents and professionals including Heather Headley, Macy...

  • Carol Riddick & Friends (Vocals)
    08:00 PM - 06/30/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Philadelphia’s best kept secret is out of the bag! Carol Riddick is releasing her solo debut album Moments Like This for all the world to hear. The sultry singer/songwriter...

  • Carol Riddick & Friends (Voclas)
    10:00 PM - 06/30/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Philadelphia’s best kept secret is out of the bag! Carol Riddick is releasing her solo debut album Moments Like This for all the world to hear. The sultry singer/songwriter...

  • Azar Lawrence Quintet (Sax)
    08:00 PM - 07/01/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Azar Lawrence grew up during an era of prolificacy and transcendence in Jazz music that, to this day, has stood the test of time. While still very young, Azar began...

  • Azar Lawrence Quintet (Sax)
    10:00 PM - 07/01/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Lawrence’s first music lessons were given to him by his mother, educator and classical pianist Ima Jean Lawrence. In high school, Azar played with the Dorsey High...

  • Azar Lawrence Quintet (Sax)
    08:00 PM - 07/02/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Azar Lawrence grew up during an era of prolificacy and transcendence in Jazz music that, to this day, has stood the test of time. While still very young, Azar began...

  • Azar Lawrence Quintet (Sax)
    10:00 PM - 07/02/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Lawrence’s first music lessons were given to him by his mother, educator and classical pianist Ima Jean Lawrence. In high school, Azar played with the Dorsey High...

  • Eric Felten Jazz Orchestra (Big Band)
    08:00 PM - 07/03/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Eric Felten is "a formidable trombonist" with a "voice smooth enough to merit Connick comparisons," writes JazzTimes. Critics have compared Eric's "singing to that...

  • Eric Felten Jazz Orchestra (Big Band)
    10:00 PM - 07/03/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Based now in Washington, DC, Eric grew up in Phoenix, Arizona, where he began studying trombone at age nine with his grandfather, a veteran of east-coast bands from...

  • Closed 4th of July
    12:00 AM - 07/04/2017

    At Blues Alley



  • The 512 Experience (Jazz/Soul/R&B)
    08:00 PM - 07/05/2017

    At Blues Alley

    The 5-1-2 Experience is a tantalizing R&B/Neo-Soul band from the DMV (DC, MD, VA). Their sound is inspired by the sexy and soulful music greats of the past and present. The...

  • The 512 Experience (Jazz/Soul/R&B)
    10:00 PM - 07/05/2017

    At Blues Alley

    The 5-1-2 Experience is a tantalizing R&B/Neo-Soul band from the DMV (DC, MD, VA). Their sound is inspired by the sexy and soulful music greats of the past and present. The...

  • Jean Carne (Philly Soul Legend)
    08:00 PM - 07/06/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Her recording career began in 1969 with her husband Doug. Her musical skills became apparent as a teenager on a morning radio talk show, 'Today In Georgia', when...

  • Jean Carne (Philly Soul Legend)
    10:00 PM - 07/06/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Her recording career began in 1969 with her husband Doug. Her musical skills became apparent as a teenager on a morning radio talk show, 'Today In Georgia', when...

  • Jean Carne (Philly Soul Legend)
    08:00 PM - 07/07/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Her recording career began in 1969 with her husband Doug. Her musical skills became apparent as a teenager on a morning radio talk show, 'Today In Georgia', when...

  • Jean Carne (Philly Soul Legend)
    10:00 PM - 07/07/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Her recording career began in 1969 with her husband Doug. Her musical skills became apparent as a teenager on a morning radio talk show, 'Today In Georgia', when...

  • Jean Carne (Philly Soul Legend)
    08:00 PM - 07/08/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Her recording career began in 1969 with her husband Doug. Her musical skills became apparent as a teenager on a morning radio talk show, 'Today In Georgia', when...

  • Jean Carne (Philly Soul Legend)
    10:00 PM - 07/08/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Her recording career began in 1969 with her husband Doug. Her musical skills became apparent as a teenager on a morning radio talk show, 'Today In Georgia', when...

  • Jean Carne (Philly Soul Legend)
    08:00 PM - 07/09/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Her recording career began in 1969 with her husband Doug. Her musical skills became apparent as a teenager on a morning radio talk show, 'Today In Georgia', when...

  • Jean Carne (Philly Soul Legend)
    10:00 PM - 07/09/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Her recording career began in 1969 with her husband Doug. Her musical skills became apparent as a teenager on a morning radio talk show, 'Today In Georgia', when...

  • Robert Mwamba "Coastin" (Guitar)
    08:00 PM - 07/10/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Zambian born guitarist - Robert Mwamba clearly comes out of the great Jazz guitar tradition of Wes Montgomery, George Benson, Pat Martino, Rodney Jones and others....

  • Robert Mwambo "Coastin" (Guitar)
    10:00 PM - 07/10/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Zambian born guitarist - Robert Mwamba clearly comes out of the great Jazz guitar tradition of Wes Montgomery, George Benson, Pat Martino, Rodney Jones and others....

  • Lila Hood (Violin)
    08:00 PM - 07/11/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Lila Hood is a captivating performer and recording artist. Now residing in Los Angeles, the Memphis native is a seasoned, professional multi-instrumentalist whose...

  • Lila Hood (Violin)
    10:00 PM - 07/11/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Lila Hood is a captivating performer and recording artist. Now residing in Los Angeles, the Memphis native is a seasoned, professional multi-instrumentalist whose...

  • Jay Williams "Just Because" (Drums)
    08:00 PM - 07/12/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Jay started playing drums at the tender age of 3 alongside his dad the late Judge Williams, Sr. who was a phenomenal organist in the Washington D.C. area. Playing...

  • Jay Williams "Just Because" (Drums)
    10:00 PM - 07/12/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Jay started playing drums at the tender age of 3 alongside his dad the late Judge Williams, Sr. who was a phenomenal organist in the Washington D.C. area. Playing...

  • Marcus Johnson (Keys/Smooth Funk)
    08:00 PM - 07/13/2017

    At Blues Alley

    An independent Billboard-ranked musician and NAACP Image Award-nominated jazz keyboardist and pianist, Marcus Johnson is also the CEO and Founder of FLO Brands,...

  • Marcus Johnson (Keys/Smooth Funk)
    10:00 PM - 07/13/2017

    At Blues Alley

    An independent Billboard-ranked musician and NAACP Image Award-nominated jazz keyboardist and pianist, Marcus Johnson is also the CEO and Founder of FLO Brands,...

  • Marcus Johnson (Keys/Smooth Funk)
    08:00 PM - 07/14/2017

    At Blues Alley

    An independent Billboard-ranked musician and NAACP Image Award-nominated jazz keyboardist and pianist, Marcus Johnson is also the CEO and Founder of FLO Brands,...

  • Marcus Johnson (Keys/Smooth Funk)
    10:00 PM - 07/14/2017

    At Blues Alley

    An independent Billboard-ranked musician and NAACP Image Award-nominated jazz keyboardist and pianist, Marcus Johnson is also the CEO and Founder of FLO Brands,...

  • Marcus Johnson (Keys Smooth Funk)
    08:00 PM - 07/15/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Marcus has performed at clubs throughout the United States and has been a featured performer at many jazz festivals, including his hometown Capitol Jazz Festival,...

  • Marcus Johnson (Keys Smooth Funk)
    10:00 PM - 07/15/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Marcus has performed at clubs throughout the United States and has been a featured performer at many jazz festivals, including his hometown Capitol Jazz Festival,...

  • Marcus Johnson (Keys/Smooth Funk)
    08:00 PM - 07/16/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Marcus has performed at clubs throughout the United States and has been a featured performer at many jazz festivals, including his hometown Capitol Jazz Festival,...

  • Marcus Johnson (Keys/Smooth Funk)
    10:00 PM - 07/16/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Marcus has performed at clubs throughout the United States and has been a featured performer at many jazz festivals, including his hometown Capitol Jazz Festival,...

  • Dave Detwiler & The White House Band
    08:00 PM - 07/17/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Since coming to the Northern Virginia area in 1973, Dave Detwiler has been one of the most sought after active trumpet teachers of his time. From beginner to professional...

  • Dave Detwiler & The White House Band
    10:00 PM - 07/17/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Since coming to the Northern Virginia area in 1973, Dave Detwiler has been one of the most sought after active trumpet teachers of his time. From beginner to professional...

  • Earth,Wind & Fire Tribute Band
    08:00 PM - 07/18/2017

    At Blues Alley

    The Earth, Wind & Fire Tribute Band is a talented and committed group of musicians and vocalists whose roots are in gospel music. They share a great love and appreciation...

  • Earth, Wind & Fire Tribute Band
    10:00 PM - 07/18/2017

    At Blues Alley

    The Earth, Wind & Fire Tribute Band is a talented and committed group of musicians and vocalists whose roots are in gospel music. They share a great love and appreciation...

  • Nester Torres (Flute)
    08:00 PM - 07/19/2017

    At Blues Alley

    If a flute could talk and sing, it would certainly be in the voice of Nestor Torres, for he speaks through his instrument. Equally fluent in Jazz, Classical and...

  • Nester Torres (Flute)
    10:00 PM - 07/19/2017

    At Blues Alley

    If a flute could talk and sing, it would certainly be in the voice of Nestor Torres, for he speaks through his instrument. Equally fluent in Jazz, Classical and...

  • Poncho Sanchez (Latin Jazz Legend/Percussionist)
    08:00 PM - 07/20/2017

    At Blues Alley

    "To me, Latin jazz is the world's greatest music," it has the melodic and harmonic sophistication of jazz and American standards, and the flavor and energy of Latin...

  • Poncho Sanchez (Latin Jazz Legend/Percussionist)
    10:00 PM - 07/20/2017

    At Blues Alley

    "To me, Latin jazz is the world's greatest music," it has the melodic and harmonic sophistication of jazz and American standards, and the flavor and energy of Latin...

  • Poncho Sanchez (Latin Jazz Legend/Percussionist)
    08:00 PM - 07/21/2017

    At Blues Alley

    "To me, Latin jazz is the world's greatest music," it has the melodic and harmonic sophistication of jazz and American standards, and the flavor and energy of Latin...

  • Poncho Sanchez (Latin Jazz Legend/Percussionist)
    10:00 PM - 07/21/2017

    At Blues Alley

    "To me, Latin jazz is the world's greatest music," it has the melodic and harmonic sophistication of jazz and American standards, and the flavor and energy of Latin...

  • Poncho Sanchez (Latin Jazz Legend/Percussionist)
    08:00 PM - 07/22/2017

    At Blues Alley

    "To me, Latin jazz is the world's greatest music," it has the melodic and harmonic sophistication of jazz and American standards, and the flavor and energy of Latin...

  • Poncho Sanchez (Latin Jazz Legend/Percussionist)
    10:00 PM - 07/22/2017

    At Blues Alley

    "To me, Latin jazz is the world's greatest music," it has the melodic and harmonic sophistication of jazz and American standards, and the flavor and energy of Latin...

  • Poncho Sanchez (Latin Jazz Legend/Percussionist)
    08:00 PM - 07/23/2017

    At Blues Alley

    "To me, Latin jazz is the world's greatest music," it has the melodic and harmonic sophistication of jazz and American standards, and the flavor and energy of Latin...

  • Poncho Sanchez (Latin Jazz Legend/Percussionist)
    10:00 PM - 07/23/2017

    At Blues Alley

    "To me, Latin jazz is the world's greatest music," it has the melodic and harmonic sophistication of jazz and American standards, and the flavor and energy of Latin...

  • Bléz (Soul/R&B)
    08:00 PM - 07/24/2017

    At Blues Alley

    We first heard DC-born singer and songwriter Bléz (pronounced blaze) when she was featured on the great guiltypleasures album Cautionary Tales. The classically...

  • Bléz (Soul/R&B)
    10:00 PM - 07/24/2017

    At Blues Alley

    We first heard DC-born singer and songwriter Bléz (pronounced blaze) when she was featured on the great guiltypleasures album Cautionary Tales. The classically...

  • Jeff Antoniuk & Paul Bollenback (Sax/Guitar)
    08:00 PM - 07/25/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Blues Alley is excited to welcome back Jeff Antoniuk, and The Maryland Summer Jazz kickoff Concert! In its 14th Year, Maryland Summer Jazz is one the top adult amateur...

  • Jeff Antoniuk & Paul Bollenback (Sax/Guitar)
    10:00 PM - 07/25/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Blues Alley is excited to welcome back Jeff Antoniuk, and The Maryland Summer Jazz kickoff Concert! In its 14th Year, Maryland Summer Jazz is one the top adult amateur...

  • Leron Young (Guitar/Blues/Jazz/Soul)
    08:00 PM - 07/26/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Leron grew up in Washington D.C. His mother gave him a small guitar at the age of 8 years old. He taught himself to play at an early age and got professional training...

  • Leron Young (Guitar/Blues/Soul/Jazz)
    10:00 PM - 07/26/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Leron grew up in Washington D.C. His mother gave him a small guitar at the age of 8 years old. He taught himself to play at an early age and got professional training...

  • Loston Harris Trio Piano feat: MARK Whitfield Guitar
    08:00 PM - 07/27/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Loston is doing his part to continue a legacy by blending traditional jazz, gospel and blues with his own unique stylings. With early musical inspirations ranging...

  • Loston Harris Trio Piano featuring MARK Whitfield Guitar
    10:00 PM - 07/27/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Loston is doing his part to continue a legacy by blending traditional jazz, gospel and blues with his own unique stylings. With early musical inspirations ranging...

  • Melba Moore (Cabaret/Jazz/Soul)
    08:00 PM - 07/28/2017

    At Blues Alley

    R & B singer and actress Melba Moore is a four-time Grammy nominee and the winner of the 1970 Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical,...

Past Events

  • Gerald Clayton Trio
    10:00 PM - 05/22/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Gerald Clayton searches for honest expression in every note he plays. With harmonic curiosity and critical awareness, he develops musical narratives that unfold...

  • Gerald Clayton Trio
    08:00 PM - 05/22/2017

    At Blues Alley

    "In a generation of technical, and resourceful, wunderkinds, Gerald Clayton, stands out for his nuanced touch, precise articulation and the way he constructs a narrative...

  • Arturo Sandoval (Trumpet)
    10:00 PM - 05/21/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Granted political asylum in July 1990 and US citizenship in 1999, Sandoval and his family now call Miami, Florida home. A protégé of the legendary jazz master...

  • Arturo Sandoval (Trumpet)
    08:00 PM - 05/21/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Arturo Sandoval is fluent in at least four musical languages. He can burn through an Afro-Cuban groove, tear up a bebop tune, soar over a Mozart concerto and sooth...

  • Arturo Sandoval (Trumpet)
    10:00 PM - 05/20/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Granted political asylum in July 1990 and US citizenship in 1999, Sandoval and his family now call Miami, Florida home. A protégé of the legendary jazz master...

  • Arturo Sandoval (Trumpet)
    08:00 PM - 05/20/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Arturo Sandoval is fluent in at least four musical languages. He can burn through an Afro-Cuban groove, tear up a bebop tune, soar over a Mozart concerto and sooth...

  • Arturo Sandoval (Trumpet)
    10:00 PM - 05/19/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Granted political asylum in July 1990 and US citizenship in 1999, Sandoval and his family now call Miami, Florida home. A protégé of the legendary jazz master...

  • Arturo Sandoval (Trumpet)
    08:00 PM - 05/19/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Arturo Sandoval is fluent in at least four musical languages. He can burn through an Afro-Cuban groove, tear up a bebop tune, soar over a Mozart concerto and sooth...

  • Arturo Sandoval (Trumpet)
    10:00 PM - 05/18/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Granted political asylum in July 1990 and US citizenship in 1999, Sandoval and his family now call Miami, Florida home. A protégé of the legendary jazz master...

  • Arturo Sandoval (Trumpet)
    08:00 PM - 05/18/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Arturo Sandoval is fluent in at least four musical languages. He can burn through an Afro-Cuban groove, tear up a bebop tune, soar over a Mozart concerto and sooth...

  • Victor Provost Group (Steel Drum)
    10:00 PM - 05/17/2017

    At Blues Alley

    In addition to leading his own group, Victor tours with NEA Jazz Master, Paquito D’Rivera, is a member of the GRAMMY award-winning Afro Bop Alliance, and works...

  • Victor Provost Group (Steel Drum)
    08:00 PM - 05/17/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Victor Provost is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading voices on the unique, and often misunderstood, steel pan (or steel drum). Through appearances at...

  • Rochelle Rice (Vocals)
    10:00 PM - 05/16/2017

    At Blues Alley

    As a consistent voice on Washington DC’s music scene, Rochelle has performed at some of the area’s top venues and events including The Kennedy Center, The Filmore,...

  • Rochelle Rice (Vocals)
    08:00 PM - 05/16/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Rochelle Rice is a dynamic and compelling vocalist and songwriter, and has been named Best Jazz Vocalist by Washington City Paper Jazzy Awards (Washington, DC)....

  • Ahmad Jamal Presents Shahin Novrasli Duo
    10:00 PM - 05/15/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Elegantly blending his classical knowledge, Azerbaijan’s traditional folk “Mugham” and his jazz influences, Shahin created his own unique and accomplished...

  • Ahmad Jamal Presents Shahin Novrasli Duo
    08:00 PM - 05/15/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Pianist and composer Shahin Novrasli has had the occasion to play some of the most big stages in the world, such as London’s Royal Festival Hall, the Montreux...

  • Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton
    10:00 PM - 05/14/2017

    At Blues Alley

    “Lisa Fischer in concert is addictive. Every performance is so enriching, so exciting, so transcendent that you want more. With remarkable vocal range and vocabulary,...

  • Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton
    08:00 PM - 05/14/2017

    At Blues Alley

    “I think she’s a freak of nature, so incredibly versatile, so talented.” – Chris Botti “That’s a powerhouse voice. I think of her as a star. She’s...

  • Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton
    10:00 PM - 05/13/2017

    At Blues Alley

    Ms. Lisa Fischer and her band Grand Baton first set out on tour in 2014, with no product to sell, no recordings or video to help book or promote shows, no t-shirts....

  • Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton
    08:00 PM - 05/13/2017

    At Blues Alley

    “Lisa Fischer in concert is addictive. Every performance is so enriching, so exciting, so transcendent that you want more. With remarkable vocal range and vocabulary,...

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