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17. Feb. 2016

Alert! Hot Tickets

Escape the cold and rain with these HOT performances!



charles_lloyd_photo_200px.jpg AN EVENING WITH THE CHARLES LLOYD QUARTET

8 pm on Saturday, February 20 at The Vogue Theatre

Amongst other achievements, Charles Lloyd has shared billing with Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Cream, the Grateful Dead, and Jefferson Airplane. Last July, he received an honorary Doctor of Music degree from Berklee College of Music. Read More


chick_corea_photo_200px.jpgCHICK COREA AND BELA FLECK

8 pm on Friday, April 22 at The Orpheum Theatre

“Virtuoso ebullience that transcends the limits of traditionalism.”—New York Times

Master songwriters, musicians and bandleaders Chick Corea and Bela Fleck come together for a thrilling, genre-busting evening of piano and banjo duets. Read More




ches_smith_200px.jpgCHES SMITH / CRAIG TABORN / MAT MANERI

8 pm on Wednesday, February 17 at The Western Front

This exciting new trio features three of the most notable musicians in New York’s vibrant creative music scene—drummer Ches Smith (John Zorn, Tim Berne, Marc Ribot), pianist Craig Taborn (Chris Potter, Dave Douglas, Wadada Leo Smith), and violist Mat Maneri (Marilyn Crispell, Paul Motian). Read More




tanga_bazooka_photo_horiz.jpg TANGA WITH BAZOOKA PICNIC

9 pm on Friday, February 19 at Performance Works

This world fusion group is working on their third album, which highlights sounds from a recent musical recording trip they took to Ecuador, South America. TANGA has recorded in Cuba as well! Read More



9 pm on Saturday, February 20 at Performance Works

Though Alejandra Ribera has been involved with music since singing in church choir as a child, the catalyst for becoming a serious musican was watching rapper Eminem in the movie 8 Mile as a teenager; Alejandra was inspired by the depiction of live performance in the film.

Ayelet Rose Gottleib combines jazz, Middle-Eastern, and Jewish musical influences to create the sound heard on Shiv’a, her latest album. The newly released Shiv’a celebrates life while simultaneously investigating the process of mourning.

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12:30 pm and 1:45 pm, Saturday, February 20


3:15 pm and 4:30 pm, Saturday, February 20


12:30 pm and 1:45 pm, Sunday, February 21


3:15 pm and 4:30 pm, Sunday, February 21





dawn_pemberton_photo_200px.jpg DAWN PEMBERTON AND THE NIGHTCRAWLERS

8 pm on Sunday, February 28 at Frankies Jazz Club

Led by drummer Jesse Cahill, The Night Crawlers are a Vancouver quintet out to re-energize the sound of the great 1960s Hammond B3 organ bands. Read More


8 pm, Wednesday March 2 to Thursday, March 3 at Frankies Jazz Club

Her lyricism, light touch, and classical polish was complemented by plenty of hard-chord muscle.”—The Guardian. Rising pianist Helen Sung has issued six albums and toured widely. 
The award-winning Jodi Proznick Quartet is a fresh, intense, swinging and highly interactive group. Collaborating with the quartet for the first time is the award-winning Canadian pianist/singer-songwriter Laila Biali. Read More

champian_fulton_maya_rae_photo_200px.jpgCHAMPIAN FULTON QUARTET PLUS MAYA RAE

7:30 pm, Friday March 4 to Saturday March 5 at Frankies Jazz Club

From 7:30 – 8:15: At just 13 years of age, young Vancouver singer Maya Rae is set to dazzle the music world. Her captivating studio recordings and music videos have already acquired national attention on CBC Radio, Roundhouse Radio and international social media outlets.
At 8:30: Champian's much anticipated new album After Dark (released February 2016) features the music of her idol, the great Dinah Washington. Read More

helen_hansen_cropped2_200px.jpg HELEN HANSEN QUARTET

8 pm on Sunday, March 6 at Frankies Jazz Club

After several sold out performances at the former Cellar Jazz Club, Helen Hansen now comes to Frankie's with three of Vancouver's top musicians: Bill Coon guitar, Michael Creber keyboards and Rene Worst bass. Read More



Proceeds from the “Strong Women Strong Music” concerts will benefit Atira Women’s Resource Society, which is a not-for-profit organization committed to ending violence against women through providing housing, advocacy, education and support.




joe_jackson_photo_200px.jpg JOE JACKSON

8 pm on Friday, June 24 at Queen Elizabeth Theatre

The ever-restless British-born, NYC/Berlin-based singer/songwriter Joe Jackson makes his highly anticipated debut at the Jazz Festival. With a string of 19 studio albums and multiple Grammy nominations, Jackson rocketed to stardom with songs including  “Is She Really Going Out With Him?” , “Steppin’ Out” and “It’s Different for Girls.”   Read More

tedeschi_photo_200px.jpgTEDESCHI TRUCKS BAND

8 pm on Tuesday, June 28 at Queen Elizabeth Theatre

It’s “a deeply skilled groove machine,” raves the Los Angeles Times

Tedeschi Trucks Band, a 12-piece tour-de-force, has quickly become the vanguard of modern roots music.  Read More




This week at Frankies


foundation_logo.jpgFOUNDATION LAUNCH

6 pm on Wednesday, February 17

Coastal Jazz & Blues Society cordially invites you to the launch of the new Coastal Foundation for the Performing ArtsRead More

miles_black_photo_200px.jpgMILES BLACK TRIO PLAYS RED GARLAND

8 pm on Thursday, February 18

Pianist Red Garland mixed together the usual influences of his generation (Nat Cole, Bud Powell, and Ahmad Jamal) into his own distinctive approach.  Read More


crossing_borders_photo_0217.jpg CROSSING BORDERS

8 pm on Friday February 19 to Saturday February 20

Fresh from a lauded performance at The Monterey Jazz festival, Crossing Borders features artful reworking of standards and new perspectives on classic pop tunes.  Read More



8 pm on Sunday, February 21

 “A gifted guitarist combines energy, ideas and undeniable chops.  A remarkable talent…”DownBeat Magazine

When it comes to originality and sheer virtuosic talent, few guitar players can compete with New York-based Israeli jazz sensation Rotem Sivan. Read More


Happy Hour (4PM - 6PM) Late Night (11PM - 1AM)
Feb. 17 - 19       Victor Noriega Feb. 19 - 20       Matt Chaboter Trio
Feb. 24 - 26       Sharon Minemoto Feb. 26 - 27       Bruno Hubert Trio
Mar. 2 - 4           Diane Lines Mar. 4 - 5           Jillian Lebeck Trio
Mar. 8 - 10         Jennifer Scott Mar. 11 - 12       Sharon Minemoto Trio


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