New Orleans on the Green with Dr. Michael White Quartet, MJ’s Brass Boppers Brass Band and Russian River Ramblers   Dry Creek Vineyard  3770 Lambert Bridge Rd., Healdsburg (Dry Creek Valley) | 5 p.m. $45 includes commemorative wine glass TICKETS Dry Creek Vineyard wine and New Orleans-style cuisine available for purchase. No outside alcoholic beverages permitted. Lawn seating, low chairs allowed,Read More →

Sunday Morning “Beyond the Blues” Marcus Shelby Orchestra with special guests Tiffany Austin and Craig Handy Raven Performing Arts Theater 115 North Street, Healdsburg 11 a.m. | Free “Beyond the Blues” was commissioned and is co-presented today by Yerba Buena Gardens Festival, San Francisco. Marcus Shelby is a powerful bass player, bandleader and composer who has taken on an extra taskRead More →

Saturday Night with Fred Hersch & Anat Cohen Raven Performing Arts Theater 115 North Street, Healdsburg 7:30 p.m. $65 | $45 Reserved Seating Event Sponsor – Judy Voigt TICKETS A nurturer of talent, pianist Fred Hersch has taught a panoply of current stars, Brad Mehldau, Ethan Iverson, and Jason Moran among them. But when Israeli clarinetist Anat Cohen arrived toRead More →

Babatunde Lea and Friends at the Lobby including Teodross Avery, Gary Brown and special guests Hotel Healdsburg Lobby 25 Matheson Street, Healdsburg 9 p.m. – Midnight Friday & Saturday, June 9-10 No cover Sponsors: Chalk Hill Estates, Roth Winery, North Coast Brewing Cº The music doesn’t stop off the stages at the Healdsburg Jazz Festival. In fact, some of theRead More →

Friday Night with the Joey Alexander Trio Jackson Theater 4400 Day School Place, Santa Rosa 8:00 p.m. | $75 | $55 | $45 Reserved seating Event Sponsor – Thomas Sparks, Jr. Beverage sponsors: Foley, North Coast and Arbor Bench, Young’s Market TICKETS Those of us who have thrown in with this art form called jazz probably have in inkling of howRead More →

“Reinventing Motown” with the Claire Daly Quintet Paul Mahder Gallery 222 Healdsburg Avenue paulmahdergallery.com 7  p.m. | $30 Event Sponsors North Coast Brewing Company and Healdsburg Sotheby’s International Real Estate TICKETS Female musicians have been steadily chipping away at the men’s world of jazz, but special admiration has to go to the women who tackle instruments associated with physicality, hence masculinity. Read More →

Charlie Hunter Trio with Kirk Knuffke and Scott Amendola Exploring music of Duke Ellington, Cole Porter, Hank Williams, the Cars and more Spoonbar 219 Healdsburg Ave., (707) 433-7222 Two shows, 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. Concert and Dinner Show, $60. Ticket price includes show and fixed price dinner; beverages extra. Dinner seatings start at 5:30; reservations required. Please follow this linkRead More →

‘Tuesday in the Plaza’ with Grupo Falso Baiano with vocalist Fabiana Passoni and percussionist Jorge Alabe Healdsburg Plaza Corner Plaza & Matheson 6-8  p.m. | Free African rhythms, brought to the Americas via slaves, were the seeds that at gave rise to blues, jazz, rhythm and blues and basically all forms of popular music in what became the United States. ThoseRead More →

Kevin Fitzsimmons Quartet at DCK Dry Creek Kitchen 317 Healdsburg Avenue 6:30-9:30 p.m. On Monday the Dry Creek Kitchen will heat up with the hard-charging post-bop vibe of the Kevin Fitzsimmons Quartet, a Sonoma County favorite thanks to the sharp playing of the leader on drums, Chris Amberger (formerly with Art Blakey, Dexter Gordon, Donald Byrd, Red Garland, among others)Read More →

Sunday Blues Brunch with Lady Bianca Sonoma-Cutrer Vineyards 4401 Slusser Road, Windsor 11 am-1 pm | $30 NOTE: Some materials have listed this performance on the wrong day. The correct date for this event is Sunday, June 5. Brunch not included in ticket price; items will be available for purchase (see Menu below). Healdsburg Jazz & Wine Club members can redeem their ‘JuneRead More →