Get Funky With These 3 Jazz Themed Plans in NYC

For those of you that didn’t know, International Jazz Day is coming up on April 30th and we’ve got you covered with the hottest music events happening in the city during the next month.
Gotham Jazz Fest
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Hosted at none other than iconic venue, The Players Club, this Sunday you can travel back in time to the era of the Prohibition and dance the night away to NYC’s best jazz, swing & blues bands. With over 100 musicians performing a total of 13 hours, feel like the ultimate VIP as you enjoy the rare chance to check out this exclusive, members only club. Get dressed up in your best Gatsby-inspired look and get ready for an amazing Sunday afternoon or night out!

p.s. this is one of the most frequently featured clubs in classic New York based movies, so hurry up and get your ticket!

Times & Price:

(21+)

1st Half GA, 12pm – 5:30pm, $35

1st Half VIP, 12pm – 5:30pm, $49

2nd Half GA, 6:30pm – 1am, $45

2nd Half VIP, 6:30pm – 1am, sold out

Date: Sunday, April 28th

Address: The Players Club, 16 Gramercy Park South

Jazz Gala: Legendary Jazz Musicians
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The annual Made In New York Jazz Gala returns for another year, this time dedicated to one of the best composers in history, George Gershwin. The show includes several prominent and well-known drummers, bassists as well as NYU’s Jazz Ensemble and the winners from the Made In New York Jazz Competition. More info and tickets here.

Time: 7:30pm – 10:30pm

Price: Mezzanine Seating ($45), Orchestra Seating ($55).

Date: Saturday, May 18th

Address: The Tribeca Performing Arts Center, 199 Chambers Street

Tribute Night to the First Ladies of Jazz & Blues @ Groove Club
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When you think about the queens of Jazz, there’s always a few names that immedeatly come to mind. These are: Billie Holiday, Etta James, Nina Simone, Ella Fitzgerald and Amy Winehouse.  Emilie Surtees is having a one woman concert as she pays homage to the greats and shows off her own impeccable range and talent in doing so. Come for a night of singing along to some of the best songs we all know and love. First night is coming up this Sunday, so buy your ticket ASAP.

Time: Entry at 7pm

Price: $15

Date: April 28th & May 19th

Address: The Groove, 125 Macdougal Street

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