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PB Palooza!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: Natasha Collins , Development DirectorPosted on: September 8, 2017
The PBMS Music Association has recently been granted their 501(c)3 nonprofit status for all the work they do for the students outside of the school. It is truly a grassroots effort and Jazz 88.3 is thrilled to support their efforts! It’s family-friendly and the money raised will be used to purchase instruments, sheet music and repairs to the music room. It’s all happening Sunday, September 17th from 12-5PM at the San Diego Mission Bay Boat and Ski Club! For further details, click here!
Al Di Meola at Balboa Theatre
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: September 8, 2017
Jazz 88.3 is proud to support San Diego Theatres, as they present Al Di Meola, TONIGHT at 8PM at Balboa Theatre, located in the heart of downtown. A bona fide guitar hero, perennial poll-winner, and prolific composer, he has amassed over 20 albums as a leader while collaborating with some of the very best Jazz musicians to date. This is undeniably one show you simply won't want to miss! To purchase tickets, click here!
Jazz 88.3 Night at Petco Park!
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: August 22, 2017
Jazz 88.3 Night at Petco Park! When you purchase tickets to see our San Diego Padres battle it out against the St. Louis Cardinals, Thursday, September 7th at 6:10PM, you'll be supporting your favorite Jazz and Blues radio station, as $5 per ticket goes directly to Jazz 88.3. Come enjoy the game at beautiful Petco Park and sit with some of your favorite Jazz 88.3 hosts and staff in some of the best seats at the park! Seats are limited and are selling fast! To purchase tickets now, click HERE! *Last day to purchase tickets is TODAY
Imperial Avenue Street Festival
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: August 9, 2017
You won't want to miss one of summer's biggest street fairs--the Imperial Avenue Street Festival, happening Saturday, August 26th! The festival blends art and soul in one of San Diego’s most historic and unique neighborhoods. The festival celebrates the rich history, arts, and culture of the Greater Logan Heights community. From its rich African-American roots to the strong Latino influence that exists today. The festival grooves to the sounds of live music from multiple stages. Browse the offerings of 4 blocks of local artists, crafts and enjoy gourmet food and beverages. The Festival is held on Imperial Avenue between 28th & 30th and between “L” Street & Commercial Avenue. The Imperial Avenue Street Festival, one of the oldest streets in San Diego, boasting a mix of businesses, restaurants, shops and local entrepreneurs. It continues to echo the music of its birth, transcending boundaries, embracing diversity, and celebrating personal style. The Imperial Avenue Street Festival is proudly hosted by BAME Community Development Corporation (BAME CDC)--a non-profit organization whose mission is to strengthening residents and businesses in Greater Logan Heights neighborhoods through community empowerment, education, economic growth, and housing development. Click here for more information!
Odessa/Havana Concert
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: August 9, 2017
For the first time in San Diego, award-winning trumpeter and composer David Buchbinder teams up with his crew of top jazz and world musicians, in partnership with Havana Grill, to present: "Odessa/Havana: The Cuban-Klezmer Connection" happening Wednesday, August 23rd at 7:30PM at the Garfield Theatre in University City! For the first time in San Diego, trumpeter, composer and cultural innovator David Buchbinder teams up with Grammy-nominated Cuban piano master, Hilario Durán, and an 8-piece global ensemble of jazz greats to present an exhilarating project of musical discovery. This brilliant blend of two cultures will thrill fans of Latin, jazz and Jewish music alike. Get ready for a truly unique night of jazz-fusion! To purchase tickets, click here! (Use the discount codeFAN18)
HOB World Famous Gospel Brunch (August)
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: August 9, 2017
House of Blues' World-Famous Gospel Brunch returns, Sunday, August 20th! It's your chance to experience local talent performing both traditional and contemporary Gospel songs. Before and during the show treat yourself to an amazing all-you-can-eat buffet featuring breakfast favorites plus tender carving stations, southern specialties and mouth-watering desserts. Don't miss their signature chicken and waffles! And if you're in the mood, you just might end up on stage waving a napkin and dancing off some of that delicious cuisine! This is a great event for large parties and for the entire family. Discounts available for groups of 15 or more! To purchase tickets, click here
An Evening with the Regina Carter Quartet
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: August 7, 2017
Grammy® nominated violinist Regina Carter makes her La Jolla Music Society SummerFest debut, Saturday, August 19th at 8PM at UCSD's Department of Music’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall. The Los Angeles Times calls her “a talented, charismatic player who is almost single-handedly reviving interest in the violin as a jazz instrument.” Wherever this Grammy® nominated violinist performs, she takes her audiences with her on a journey through tradition and creativity. An Evening with the Regina Carter Quartet is certainly one extraordinary summer concert you won't want to miss! For more information, or to purchase tickets, click here
Baja Blues Fest
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: August 7, 2017
Jazz 88.3 is proud to support the 6th annual Baja Blues Fest, happening August 18th-20th at Rosarito Beach Hotel & Resort! Their mission and goals remain the same this year: To provide a fundraising opportunity for local qualifying Children’s Charities in Baja California and expand the cultural activities of their area to help promote Northern Baja as a safe and fun place to visit. Their hope is to continue to bring North and South Rosarito closer together to share ideas and events so Rosarito becomes a stronger self-supporting municipality. The response to their first five festivals was absolutely tremendous and in turn, they have raised over $55,000 for local Children’s Charities. This is a weekend full of great music, gorgeous scenery, delicious food--all to support a great cause! It's undeniably one experience you won't want to miss! To purchase tickets and/or reserve a hotel room, simply click here!
Music Box - Maceo Parker
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: July 28, 2017
Maceo Parker will grace the Music Box stage, Saturday, August 19th at 8PM and if you haven't had your chance to see this acclaimed saxophonist, now's the time! The amazing P-funk Parker has been at it with his legendary sound for time that dates back to the 1960's. That's when Maceo and his drummer brother Melvin climbed on board the James Brown funky soul funk train. It wasn't long before James coined the solo summoning signature, "Maceo, I want you to Blow!". To most musicologists it's the musically fertile group of men from this period of James Brown's band who are recognized as the early pioneers of the modern funk and hip-hop whose sounds we still jump to in the present day. You truly don't want to miss this show. To purchase tickets, simply click here
Jazz in the Courtyard 2017
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: July 28, 2017
Jazz 88.3 is proud to support the 7th annual "Jazz In The Courtyard" featuring the Joshua White Trio and Archie Thompson & The ArchTones! This beautifully arranged concert takes place Saturday, August 5th at 5:30PM at First Presbyterian Church of San Diego (320 Date Street San Diego, CA, 92101). There's still plenty of time to purchase tickets; just click here! Food trucks will also be on-site, so come hungry! It's going to be one summer concert you simply won't want to miss!
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