Good food and live music is about as good as it gets! That’s why we’re offering special Eats & Beats themed thank you gifts to everyone who makes a pledge today, October 7!

Pledge here or call 800-574-5886.

Today’s thank you gift specials include:

$20/Month Level

Colorado Springs Jazz Party Afternoon Session at Antlers Hilton Hotel, Colorado Springs | Sat., Oct. 31 from 1-5 PM

The “Jazz Party” is a uniquely American musical event. Each musician will lead a set bringing their own unique style and playbook. For the audience, each set is an original experience that may never be heard again. Jazz All-Star performers include Rossano Sportiello (piano), Eddie Metz (drums), Adrian Cunningham (clarinet), and many more! 

Michael Feinstein at Newman Center for the Performing Arts | Oct. 22 at 7:30 PM

Tickets for 2 in Gates Concert Hall: Michael Feinstein’s suave vocalism, irresistible charm, and remarkable insights into popular songs make his concerts wonderful celebrations of the genre. Dubbed “The Ambassador of the Great American Songbook,” he has released multi-platinum-selling albums and been twice nominated for an Emmy and five times nominated for a Grammy Award.

$10/Month Level

CU Presents: SF Jazz Collective – The Music of Michael Jackson at Macky Auditorium, Boulder | Oct. 9 at 7:30 PM

Tickets for 2: The San Francisco-based ensemble takes the next step in its critically acclaimed tributes to pop and jazz legends with all-new originals and arrangements celebrating Michael Jackson.

Joey DeFrancesco Trio at DazzleJazz | Oct. 17, 8 PM or 18, 9 PM

Ticket for 2: Three-time Grammy® nominee, master of the jazz organ, trumpeter, and vocalist, Joey DeFrancesco – along with trio members Jason Brown and Dan Wilson – offer a hard-driving performance that swings straight ahead. DeFrancesco played and recorded with some of the greatest musicians in the world such as Miles Davis, Ray Charles, David Sanborn, Arturo Sandoval, and Benny Golson.

Manuel Molina – A Night Around the World Concert at Broomfield Auditorium | Oct. 18 at 2 PM

Tickets for 2: Presented by world-renowned Maestro Manuel Molina, this musical journey features internationally acclaimed singers, musicians, and dancers from around the world. Featuring: vocalist Luna Itzel from Mexico, soloist Tina Guo from China, violinist Karen Briggs from the USA, Lula Valdivia from Peru, and maestro and guitarist Manuel Molina from Peru.

Dmitri Matheny Group at Baur’s Listening Lounge | Thurs., Oct. 22 at 8 PM

Tickets for 2: Led by Flugelhorn player and composer Dmitry Matheny, this group’s daring and wonderful presentation of classic jazz and original compositions will invigorate Jazz fans and music lovers. Featuring: Jeff Jenkins on piano, Mark Simon on bass, Paul Romaine on drums, and Dmitri Matheny on flugelhorn.

Monty Alexander at DazzleJazz | Nov. 11 or 12, varying times

Tickets for 2: In a career spanning five decades, pianist Monty Alexander has built a reputation for exploring and bridging the worlds of American jazz, popular song, and the music of his native Jamaica, finding in each a sincere spirit of musical expression.

Dazzle Jazz – Chris Potter Trio at DazzleJazz | Nov. 20 or 21 at 9 PM

Tickets for 2: A world-class soloist, accomplished composer and formidable bandleader, saxophonist Chris Potter has emerged as a leading light of his generation. He has performed or recorded with many of the leading names in jazz, such as Herbie Hancock, Dave Holland, John Scofield, and the Mingus Big Band. Featuring: Chris Potter (reeds), Drew Gress (bass), Adam Cruz (drums).

Houston Person at DazzleJazz | Nov. 28 or 29 at 9 PM

Tickets for 2: Houston Person is a jazz working class hero, a true man of the people. Person had a sympathetic and successful musical partnership with the great Etta Jones that lasted more than 30 years until her recent passing. A passionate tenor saxophonist, alternately tough and tender, Person’s own talent was often overlooked because of his association with the phenomenal vocalist. Featuring: Houston Person (sax), Jeff Jenkins (piano), Ken Walker (bass), Paul Romaine (drums).

La Cour Bistro & Art Bar Gift Certificate

Receive a $50 Certificate to La Cour Bistro & Art Bar, featuring live music, original art, and delicious food and drink (not to mention dancing!).

Nocturne Jazz & Supper Club Gift Certificate

Receive a $50 Gift Card to Nocturne Jazz & Supper Club! Nocturne celebrates Denver’s rich jazz heritage through the art of hospitality. Nocturne believes that when combined – good food, music, and cocktails – are greater than the sum of their parts. Drop in for a casual bite or make reservations for the perfect date.  Adventures in music, food, and drink nightly from 6 PM to late night.

$8/Month Level

Frank Potenza at DazzleJazz | Fri., Nov. 13 at 9 PM

Tickets for 2: Capri recording artist and educator Frank Potenza is a protege of the great Joe Pass and an active composer and performer with nine solo albums to his credit. He has performed in concert with Dizzy Gillespie, George Van Eps, Mose Allison, and James Moody among others. Featuring: Frank Potenza (guitar), Jeff Jenkins (organ), Todd Reid (drums).

Tony Monaco / Fareed Haque Trio feat. Greg Fundis at DazzleJazz | Nov. 14, 9 PM or 15, 8 PM

Tickets for 2: Tony Monaco may be the best organ player you have yet to hear and Fareed Haque’s unique command of the guitar inspire his musical ventures with fearless innovation. Music critics describe Greg Fundis as a “phenomenon” and “a monster performer in any setting.” This is a triple threat you don’t want to miss!

Swallow Hill Music Concert Tickets for 2 at Daniels Hall

You pick the show! Swallow Hill Music is a nonprofit community in Denver for musicians and music lovers. View concert listings here.

$6/Month Level

The Colleen Clark Collective at Nocturne Jazz & Supper Club | Nov. 4 or 5 at 7 PM

Tickets for 2: Colleen Clark is a multi-faceted jazz musician, composer and teacher based out of New York City. Clark has performed on many of New York’s most celebrated stages including Sounds of Brazil, DROM, Smoke Jazz Club, 92Y, The Iridium, Smalls Jazz Club, The Cutting Room, Birdland Jazz Club, Rockwood Music Hall, and more.

$5/Month Level

Matt Skellenger Group at DazzleJazz | Fri., Oct. 9 at 9 PM

Tickets for 2: The Matt Skellenger Group fuses elements of jazz and world music. Featuring: Adam Bartczak (trombone and conch shell), Dave Miller (drums, electronics, tabla, ghatam), Andy Skellenger (cajon, tabla, udu), Matt Skellenger (electric bass), Glenn Taylor (pedal steel guitar), and special guest Greg Harris (vibes and keys).

Queen City Jazz Band w/ NOLA Trumpeter Duke Heitger at Dazzle Jazz | Thurs., Oct. 15 at 7 PM

Tickets for 2: One of the world’s finest traditional jazz trumpet players, Duke Heitger, will be swinging with the Queen City Jazz Band.

The Orchid Set Live Band at DazzleJazz | Thurs., Oct. 8 at 9 PM

Tickets for 2: Keeping it fresh and funky, The Orchid Set Live band presents an electric night of music inspired by jazz, fusion, funk, hip hop, and world beats. Featuring: Matt Skellenger (bass), Greg Tanner Harris (vibes/keys), Adam Bartczak (trombone), Glenn Taylor (pedal steel), Andy Skellenger (tabla/cajon), Dave Miller (drums/production).

Pledge here or call 800-574-5886.


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