Jazz Performances

Greg Adams

East Bay Soul Sojourns South

Greg Adams and East Bay Soul will light up the stage Saturday, July 30, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Festival of Arts, part of the “Jazz on the Green” series.


With East Bay Soul, Adams, a trumpet player who has worked with such headliners as Annie Lennox, Josh Groban and Celine Dion, creates a distinctive sound that showcases his soulful arrangements. The sound has its roots in San Francisco’s East Bay area.


“Greg Adams and East Bay Soul are going to knock Festival visitors’ socks off!” promised Susan Davis, director of special events. “We are thrilled to welcome them to center stage this season.”


There is no extra cost beyond admission to the Festival of Arts for guests to enjoy the performance.


Club Django revives the music of Django Reinhardt in an outdoor concert next week.

Swing Fusion Group Enlivens Hotel Garden

Laguna Beach Live! presents the music of Club Django in the outdoor Rose Garden of Hotel Laguna on Aug. 3 from 6 to 8 p.m.


For a $10 cover charge, enjoy Belgian-born guitarist Django Reinhardt’s style of swing music, a fusion of American jazz elements and indigenous French and gypsy styles. Club Django consists of Joe Jewell, Don King, Roger Shew and Daniel Blank, who also incorporate their other styles such as blues, jump, modern jazz and classical music.


Selection of food and beverages is available beginning at 5:15 p.m. in the garden at 425 S. Coast Highway.


Reservations for groups of 8 or more may be made by prepaying online at www.lagunabeachlive.org or by calling 949-715-9713.



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