• My Nearest City

    Virtual event: 7:00 pm CT/8:00 pm ET

    April 22, 2021

    5:00 pm To 7:00 pm

    The National Endowment for the Arts, in collaboration with SFJAZZ, will host a special free online-only concert in honor of the 2021 NEA Jazz Masters—Terri Lyne Carrington, Albert “Tootie” Heath, Henry Threadgill and Phil Schaap. Read more…

    Virtual event: 7:00 pm CT/8:00 pm ET

    April 23, 2021

    5:00 pm To 6:00 pm

    Sun Ra claimed to have come from the planet Saturn to bring peace to Earth. Since his death in 1993, the Arkestra has continued his mission, needed now more than ever. Read more…

    Virtual event: 2:00 pm CT/3:00 ET

    April 23, 2021

    12:00 pm To 6:00 pm

    As the world and Black communities across the globe begin to recover from a year of massive upheaval, we are forging forward to create spaces of Black liberation and celebration. Read more…

    Online-Zoom, 3pm EDT/12PM PDT/8pm UK

    April 24, 2021

    3:00 pm To 4:30 pm

    Prince was a musical genius who died way too soon. Widely regarded a one of the greatest musicians of his generation, Prince was deeply grounded in his African American roots. He also used his art to promote human/civil rights and was involved in the Black Lives Matter campaign. Read more…

    Streaming live: Barbara Morrison PAC. 9:30 pm CT/10:30 pm ET

    April 30, 2021

    7:30 pm To 9:30 pm

    Please join The Friends of Jazz at UCLA for a virtual concert honoring Herbie Hancock in celebration of the 10th anniversary of International Jazz Day. Performances will feature GRAMMY-nominated vocalist, Freda Payne, American Jazz singer, Barbara Morrison, Pianists Paul Cornish, Stuart Elster and Elder Gindroz, Bassist Michael Saucier, and Drummer Peter Buck. Read more…