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Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival weekend listings

Annual event set Oct. 12-15
Steve Cole returns to the Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival Saturday, Oct. 14, for performances with Four80East and Matt Marshak at 4 p.m. at the Rusty Rudder in Dewey Beach, and with Kim Waters at 10 p.m. at the Rusty Rudder.
September 5, 2017

The 2017 Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival: Thursday, Oct. 12 through Sunday, Oct. 15. For information go to rehobothjazz.com. An asterisk* denotes an official Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival event.  Establishments featuring entertainment for jazz fest weekend should email jen@capegazette.com to be included in these listings, as well as the official jazz festival program to be published Friday, Oct. 10.

Thursday, Oct. 12

• True Blue Afternoon Jazz Jam presented by True Blue Jazz, 5 to 8 p.m., The Avenue Inn, 33 Wilmington Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 800-433-5870.

• Van Williamson Trio featuring Bob Abbott and Wes Crawford, 6:50 to 7:50 p.m., Cape Henlopen High School lobby, 1250 Kings Hwy., Lewes. 

• John Ewart and Vic England Jazz Duo, 7 to 10 p.m., Back Porch Café, 59 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 227-3674.

• The Eddie Sherman Show featuring Peggy Raley with special guests Cody Leavel &Geoff Gallante presented by True Blue Jazz, 7:30 to 9 p.m., Clear Space Theatre, 20 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 227-2270.

• West Coast Jam featuring Rick Braun, Norman Brown and Richard Elliot with opening acts Nick Colionne and Eric Darius*, 8 p.m., Performing Arts Theater, Cape Henlopen High School, 1250 Kings Hwy., Lewes.

• The Comfort Zone Band, 8:30 p.m., Conch Island Key West Bar and Grill, 207 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 226-9378.

Friday, Oct. 13

• Bruce Chappell, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Back Porch Café, 59 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 227-3674.

• True Blue Jazz Student Workshop & Clinic, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Cape Henlopen High School, 1270 Kings Hwy., Lewes. 

• Jazz at the Brewery*, 1 p.m., Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, 511 Chestnut St., Milton. Free event featuring meet and greet with artist Steve Cole and live music by guitarist JJ Sansaverino in the Tasting Room.

• True Blue Afternoon Jazz Jam presented by True Blue Jazz, 5 to 8 p.m., The Avenue Inn, 33 Wilmington Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 800-433-5870.

• Van Williamson Trio featuring Bob Abbott and Wes Crawford, 6 to 9 p.m., Mariachi Restaurant, 14 Wilmington Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 227-0115.

• Tear the Roof Off, 6 p.m., The Pond, 3 S. First St., Rehoboth Beach. 227-2234.

• Mike McShane Trio featuring vocalist Roo Brown, 6:15 to 10:15 p.m., Just in Thyme, Route One at Robinson Dr., Rehoboth Beach. 227-3100.

• Bernard Sweetney, 7 to 10 p.m., 1776 Steakhouse, 4590 Coastal Hwy., Rehoboth Beach. 645-9355.

• John Ewart Trio featuring vocalist Sara Bush, 7-10 p.m., Back Porch Café, 59 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 227-3674.

• The Paul Carr Quartet featuring Jamie Davis presented by True Blue Jazz, 7:30 to 8:45 p.m., Clear Space Theatre, 20 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 227-2270.

• Lalah Hathaway*, 8 p.m., Performing Arts Theater, Cape Henlopen High School, 1250 Kings Hwy., Lewes.

• The Comfort Zone Band, 8:30 p.m., Conch Island Key West Bar and Grill, 207 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 226-9378. 

• The Paul Carr Quartet featuring Jamie Davis presented by True Blue Jazz, 9:30 to 10:45 p.m., Clear Space Theatre, 20 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 227-2270.

• Pieces of a Dream*, 10 p.m., Rehoboth Elementary School, 500 Stockley St., Rehoboth Beach. 

• Paul Taylor, Brian Simpson and Eric Darius*, 10 p.m., Rusty Rudder, 113 Dickinson St., Dewey Beach.

• Octavia Blues, 10 p.m., The Pond, 3 S. First St., Rehoboth Beach. 227-2234.

Saturday, Oct. 14

• Jams & Jazz*, 9 a.m., Historic Lewes Farmers Market, Shields Elementary School, 910 Shields Ave., Lewes. Free event features Will Donato entertaining from 10 a.m. to noon during the market.

• Jazz Brunch with guitarist James Al Pender*, 10 a.m., Chesapeake & Maine, 316 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. Call 302-226-3600 for information and reservations. 

• John Ewart and Vic England Jazz Duo, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Back Porch Café, 59 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 227-3674.

• Tim Laushey Trio, noon to 5 p.m., Dos Locos, 208 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 227-3353.

• Outlet Liquors’ Beer, Wine & Food Festival*, noon, Outlet Liquors, 19724 Coastal Hwy., Rehoboth Beach. Tickets $5. Event, which features entertainment by Reggie Harris, includes 20 tasting tables of beer, wine and food plus great music. Parking limited. 

• An Intimate Session with Kala Waters*, 1 p.m., Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats, 320 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 

• Boney James*, 1 p.m., Performing Arts Theater, Cape Henlopen High School, 1250 Kings Hwy., Lewes.

• JJ Sansaverino & Will Donato*, 1 p.m., Rusty Rudder, 113 Dickinson St., Dewey Beach. Free event.

• No Byscuyts, 1:30 p.m., The Pond, 3 S. First St., Rehoboth Beach. 227-2234.

• True Blue Jazz Rehoboth Beach Bandstand Concert, 2 to 3 p.m., Rehoboth Beach Bandstand, Rehoboth Beach. 

• Club Phred*, 2:30 p.m., Rusty Rudder, 113 Dickinson St., Dewey Beach. Free event.

• Peter White & Marc Antoine*, 2:30 p.m., Epworth United Methodist Church, 19285 Holland Glade Road, Rehoboth Beach.

• Maysa*, 2:30 p.m., Rehoboth Elementary School, 500 Stockley St., Rehoboth Beach.

• Smokin’ Red Hot Fire House Jazz presented by True Blue Jazz, 3 to 6 p.m., Rehoboth Beach Fire House, 219 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 

• A Twist of Motown with Art Sherrod Jr.*, 4 p.m., Bottle & Cork, 1807 Coastal Hwy., Dewey Beach.

• Steve Cole & Four80East with Matt Marshak*, 4 p.m., Rusty Rudder, 113 Dickinson St., Dewey Beach.

• 5th Avenue, 5 to 8 p.m., Atlantic Boardwalk Grille at Atlantic Sands Hotel & Conference Center, 1 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 227-2511.

• True Blue Afternoon Jazz Jam presented by True Blue Jazz, 5 to 8 p.m., The Avenue Inn, 33 Wilmington Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 800-433-5870.

• Divas of One Love, 5:30 p.m., The Pond, 3 S. First St., Rehoboth Beach. 227-2234.

• Van Williamson Trio featuring Bob Abbott and Wes Crawford, 6 to 9 p.m., The Vineyard Wine Bar and Bistro, 28 Wilmington Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 567-2094.

• The Alfie Moss and Dexter Koonce Project, 6:15 to 10:15 p.m., Just in Thyme, Route One at Robinson Dr., Rehoboth Beach. 227-3100.

• Bernard Sweetney, 7 to 10 p.m., 1776 Steakhouse, 4590 Coastal Hwy., Rehoboth Beach. 645-9355.

• John Ewart Trio featuring vocalist Sara Bush, 7-10 p.m., Back Porch Café, 59 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 227-3674. 

• The 2017 Rehoboth Beach All-Stars featuring Brian Simpson, Boney James, Nick Colionne, Maysa, Paul Taylor and Kim Waters*, 7:30 p.m., Performing Arts Theater, Cape Henlopen High School, 1250 Kings Hwy., Lewes.

• Christian McBride & Tip City presented by True Blue Jazz, 7:30 to 8:45 p.m., Clear Space Theatre, 20 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 227-2270.

• Gerald Veasley, Lindsey Webster & Marc Antoine*, 7:30 p.m., Epworth United Methodist Church, 19285 Holland Glade Road, Rehoboth Beach.

• It’s A Swing Thing, 8:30 p.m., Bethany Blues, 18385 Coastal Hwy., Lewes. 644-2500.

• The Comfort Zone Band, 8:30 p.m., Conch Island Key West Bar and Grill, 207 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 226-9378. 

• Christian McBride & Tip City presented by True Blue Jazz, 9:30 to 10:45 p.m., Clear Space Theatre, 20 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 227-2270.

• Peter White, Keiko Matsui & Huge Groove, 10 p.m., Rehoboth Elementary School, 500 Stockley St., Rehoboth Beach.

• Steve Cole & Kim Waters*, 10 p.m., Rusty Rudder, 113 Dickinson St., Dewey Beach.

• The Clarence Spady Band Plays Prince*, 10 p.m., Bottle & Cork, 1807 Coastal Hwy., Dewey Beach.

• Electric Velvet, 10 p.m., The Pond, 3 S. First St., Rehoboth Beach. 227-2234.

 

Sunday, Oct. 15

• Art Sherrod Junior’s Gospel Brunch with Tracy Hamlin and special guest Kayla Waters*, 10 a.m., Rusty Rudder, 113 Dickinson St., Dewey Beach.

• Jazz Brunch with Van Williamson Trio, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Back Porch Café, 59 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 227-3674.

• True Blue Jazz Brunch Bash Closing Party featuring The Fred Hughes Trio with Joanna Pascale, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Salero on the Beach, Top Floor, 511 N. Boardwalk, Rehoboth Beach. 227-8630.

• Tim Laushey Trio, noon to 5 p.m., Dos Locos, 208 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 227-3353.

• Larry Graham and Graham Central Station*, 12:30 p.m., Performing Arts Theater, Cape Henlopen High School, 1250 Kings Hwy., Lewes.

• Peter White, Keiko Matsui & Euge Groove*, 2:30 p.m., Rehoboth Elementary School, 500 Stockley St., Rehoboth Beach.

• Van Williamson Trio featuring Bob Abbott and Wes Crawford, 4:45 to 5:45 p.m., Cape Henlopen High School lobby, 1250 Kings Hwy., Lewes.

• 2017 Grand Jam featuring Marc Antoine, Nick Colionne, Steve Cole, Euge Groove, Matt Marshak, Keiko Matsui, Maysa, JJ Sansaverino, Brian Simpson, Art Sherrod Jr., Paul Taylor, Kim Waters, Lindsey Webster, Peter White and Gerald Veasley*, 6 p.m., Performing Arts Theater, Cape Henlopen High School, 1250 Kings Hwy., Lewes. 

• White and Gerald Veasley*, 6 p.m., Performing Arts Theater, Cape Henlopen High School, 1250 Kings Hwy., Lewes.

• Aniya Jazz, 6:15 to 10:15 p.m., Just in Thyme, Route One at Robinson Dr., Rehoboth Beach. 227-3100.

• 2017 Closing Party featuring Eric Darius, Four80East, Tracey Hamlin, Matt Marshak, JJ Sansaverino, Art Sherrod Jr., Brian Simpson, Gerald Veasley and more*, 8 p.m., Rusty Rudder, 113 Dickinson St., Dewey Beach.

• Lower Case Blues, 10 p.m., The Pond, 3 S. First St., Rehoboth Beach. 227-2234.