The Blue Note Jazz Club reopens with a summer festival
The Blue Note Jazz Club of New York is back in full force this summer, with Ron Carter, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Robert Glasper, Jacob Collier, Eddie Palmieri, John Scofield and Al Di Meola among the musicians scheduled at Sony Presents. Blue Note Jazz Festival, which will be held this summer from June 15 to August 15.
Performances will take place both inside Greenwich Village’s iconic Blue Note Jazz Club – one of the city’s first music venues to once again welcome audiences – and at Central Park Summerstage. The full schedule appears below; The performances at the Blue Note Jazz Club mark the return of a legendary scene following its closure in March 2020.
âThe reopening of Blue Note and the re-establishment of the Festival in 2021 is an important and important step towards restoring New York’s vibrant music community,â said Steven Bensusan, president of the Blue Note Entertainment Group. âThe reopening will also allow us to celebrate this year the 10th anniversary of our Festival as well as the 40th anniversary of Blue Note New York. “
âWe feel immense gratitude and appreciation for the artists performing at Blue Note when we reopen,â said Alex Kurland, Blue Note Programming Director, Talent Buyer. âThe legacy and legendary quality that the Blue Note represents is the result of the grandeur and magic that artists bring to the stage. We are grateful to return to presenting special and intimate shows at Blue Note with such amazing performers. “
Four of the Blue Note Jazz Festival’s 10th anniversary artists appeared at its inaugural edition: Chris Botti, Eddie Palmieri, Ron Carter and Eric Krasno. The festival also hosts artists making their Blue Note debuts: Brasstracks, Ghost-Note and Digable Planets.
The Blue Note Jazz Club will adhere to reopening guidelines set out by New York City, New York State, and the Center for Disease Control (CDC).
Tickets can be purchased at www.bluenotejazzfestival.com.
Blue Note Jazz Festival Schedule:
SummerStage in Central Park:
Sunday June 20 – Chris Botti
Sunday June 27 – George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic
Sunday July 11 – Galactic exploit. Anjelika ‘Jelly’ Joseph & MonoNeon
Blue Note (Greenwich Village):
Tuesday June 15 – Sunday June 20 – Robert Glasper
Monday June 21 – Jacob Collier and his friends
Tuesday June 22 – Wednesday June 23 – Ghost-Note
Thursday June 24 – Sunday June 27 – Ravi Coltrane with Orrin Evans, Dezron Douglas, Johnathan Blake
Monday June 28 – Joel Ross
Tuesday June 29 – Thursday July 1 – Eric Krasno Trio (E3 FT Eric Kalb & Eric Finland)
Friday July 2 – Saturday June 3 – Brasstracks
Sunday July 4 – Monday July 5 – Residence Eddie Palmieri
Tuesday July 6 – Wednesday July 7 – Maurice “Mobetta” Brown
Thursday July 8 – Sunday July 11 – John Scofield
Monday July 12 – Thursday July 15 – Keyon Harrold
Friday July 16 – Sunday July 18 – Talib Kweli with Live Band
Monday July 19 – Residence Eddie Palmieri
Tuesday July 20 – Wednesday July 21 – James Carter Quartet with James Hurt, Gerald Cannon, Kahlil Kwame Bell
Thursday July 22 – Saturday July 24 – Ms. Lisa Fischer
Monday July 26 – Michel Camilo Tuesday July 27 – Judith Hill
Wednesday July 28 – Thursday July 29 – Joe Lovano Quartet
Friday July 30 – Sunday August 1 – Al Di Meola
Monday August 2 – Residence Eddie Palmieri
Wednesday August 4 – Sunday August 8 – Ron Carter Quartet with Renee Rosnes, Jimmy Greene, Payton Crossley
Monday August 9 – Tuesday August 10 – Isaiah Sharkey
Wednesday August 11 – Thursday August 12 – Planets to dig
Friday August 13 – Sunday August 15 – John Pizzarelli Better Days Ahead (Solo guitar faces Pat Metheny)