VMFA | Jazz Cafe

Cost: Free

Open to: All Ages

Live Music

Thursdays, 6–9 pm

Best Café

 

Groove to an eclectic mix of jazz ensembles every Thursday, 6–9 pm, Dominion Energy Jazz Café at VMFA’s Best Café. Open and Free to the public. Sponsored by Dominion Energy and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, in conjunction with the Richmond Jazz Society. Light fare and (adult/alcoholic) beverages available for sale. Artists subject to change.


SCHEDULE

Artists subject to change

AUGUST 1
TRIPLE CROSSING

Vocalist/instrumentalist Jay Brown leads this classic Jazz combo specializing in the familiar Standards of the 1920s-1960s with tenor sax, bass, piano, and a swinging vocalist. Let’s dance!

AUGUST 8 – JAZZ AROUND THE MUSEUM – In The Atrium
LIVEMIXX

Phenomenal guitarist Chris Beasley leads this eight-piece, uniquely configured concept band, offering modern Jazz that will leave you wanting more.

AUGUST 15
JARON LAMAR DAVIS TRIO

Midwest native Jaron Lamar Davis returns to Richmond with a genre-bending trio that delivers a true 21st century improvisational sound with Davis on drums accompanied by Udobi on keyboards and Donte Speaks, Jr. on bass.

AUGUST 22
ANALOGUE REPUBLIC

The Analogue Republic merges blues, Jazz, funk and rock to form a unique voice that pays tribute to its influences – groove-oriented Soul-Jazz! Featuring Gary Titi on guitar, Eric Franzen on keyboard and Forrest Young on drums

AUGUST 29
SWEET POTATOES MUSIC

Band leader and guitarist Johnny Hargrove, lead singer and violinist Reyna Pannell, bassist Joey Anderson and drummer Stephon LaRue put their own spin on classic Jazz. Soulful licks and lots of “Yammin”!