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Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival weekend listings

September 13, 2018

The 2018 Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival: Thursday, Oct. 11 through Sunday, Oct. 14. For information go to rehobothjazz.com. An asterisk* denotes an official Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival event.

Wednesday, Oct. 10

• True Blue Jazz Youth Jazz Appreciation Night, 6 to 9 p.m., Bethany Blues, 18385 Coastal Hwy., Lewes. 800-433-5870.

Thursday, Oct. 11

Jazz Iz Art Expo by True Blue Jazz, 2 to 6 p.m., CAMP Rehoboth, 37 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach. truebluejazz.org. 

Jazz Iz Art Expo featuringOpen Minds - Chris Potter Underground” screening and discussion by True Blue Jazz, 4 to 6 p.m., CAMP Rehoboth, 37 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach. wnyc.org/jazzloftthemovie/.

Notes on the Beach, 4 to 7 p.m., Cuvee Ray Wine Bar & Restaurant, 236 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 567-2942.

• True Blue Afternoon Jazz Jam by True Blue Jazz, 4:30 to 8 p.m., The Avenue Inn & The Blue Hen Restaurant, 33 Wilmington Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 278-7842.

2nd Time Around by True Blue Jazz, 6 to 9 p.m., Indigo Indian Restaurant, 44 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 212-5220.

Shawn Qaissaunee and Sharon Sable by True Blue Jazz, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., La Fable, 26 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 227-8510.

• Van Williamson Trio with Russ Rodgers and Wes Crawford*, 6:45 to 7:45 p.m., Performing Arts Theater, Cape Henlopen High School, 1250 Kings Hwy., Lewes. vanwilliamson.com. 

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

• Holly Lane and John Flynn, 7 to 10 p.m., Café Azafran, 18 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 227-8100.

• The Eddie Sherman Show featuring Peggy Raley with special guests Cody Leavel on tenor sax and Giff Kazmierczak on trumpet by True Blue Jazz, 7:30 to 9 p.m., Clear Space Theatre, 20 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 227-2270.

• Brian Culbertson with opening artist Nick Colionne*, 8 p.m., Performing Arts Theater, Cape Henlopen High School, 1250 Kings Hwy., Lewes. rehobothjazz.com. 

Comfort Zone Band, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Conch Island Key West Bar & Grill, 207 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 226-9378.

• Art Sherrod Jr and the ASJ Orchestra presents “Mo-JAZZ: When Motown Meets Jazz!” featuring Tracy Hamlin, Adam Hawley, Marion Meadows, Carol Riddick, Eric Roberson, Jeff Kashiwa & Marcus Anderson*, 9:30 p.m., Rehoboth Beach Convention Center, 229 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. rehobothjazz.com.

Friday, Oct. 12

 Van Williamson on jazz guitar, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Back Porch Café, 59 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 227-3674.

• 2018 True Blue Jazz Student Workshop & Clinic, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Cape Henlopen High School, 1270 Kings Hwy., Lewes. truebluejazz.org.

• Jazz at the Brewery*, 1 p.m., Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, 511 Chestnut St., Milton. Free event featuring meet and greet with artist Matt Marshak and live music by guitarist JJ Sansaverino, the Tasting Room. 684-1000.

Jazz Iz Art Expo by True Blue Jazz, 2 to 6 p.m., CAMP Rehoboth, 37 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach. truebluejazz.org. 

• Jazz Iz Art Expo featuring “The JAZZ LOFT According to W. Eugene Smith” screening and discussion by True Blue Jazz, 4 to 6 p.m., CAMP Rehoboth, 37 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach. truebluejazz.org.

Crescent City Collection, 4 to 7 p.m., Cuvee Ray Wine Bar & Restaurant, 236 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 567-2942.

• True Blue Afternoon Jazz Jam presented by True Blue Jazz, 4:30 to 8 p.m., The Avenue Inn & The Blue Hen Restaurant, 33 Wilmington Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 278-7842. 

• Sean Lane on piano, 6 to 8 p.m., DiFebo’s Restaurant, 12 N. First St., Rehoboth Beach. 226-5400.

• 2nd Time Around by True Blue Jazz, 6 to 9 p.m., Indigo Indian Restaurant, 44 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 212-5220.

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

• Holly Lane and Bob Diener, 6:30 to 10 p.m., Café Azafran, 18 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 227-8100.

• Shawn Qaissaunee and Sharon Sable by True Blue Jazz, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., La Fable, 26 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 227-8510.

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

The Andrea Wood Jazz Quartet, 7 p.m., All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 18 Olive Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 227-7202.

Bruce Anthony and Sam Nobles, 7 to 10 p.m., a(MUSE.), 44 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 227-7107.

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

• Dancing for the Cure Community Ballroom Dance*, 7 p.m., St. Jude’s Parish Hall, 152 Tulip Dr., Lewes. Benefits Tunnell Cancer Center, St. Jude’s Food Pantry and Tango Lewes. rehobothjazz.com.

Pam Miller Band, 7 p.m., The Cultured Pearl, 301 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 227-8493.

• True Blue Women of Jazz Concert 3 Divas and Shades of Blue by True Blue Jazz, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Clear Space Theatre, 20 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 227-2270.

• Latin Jazz Celebration with Bobby Sanabria & ASCENSÍON by True Blue Jazz, 8 to 10:30 p.m., Atlantic Sands Hotel & Conference Center, 1 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 227-2511.

• Gerald Albright with opening artist Norman Brown*, 8 p.m., Performing Arts Theater, Cape Henlopen High School, 1250 Kings Hwy., Lewes. rehobothjazz.com. 

• Elwood Bishop Plus, 8:30 to 11 p.m., Cuvee Ray Wine Bar & Restaurant, 236 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 567-2942.

• Comfort Zone Band, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Conch Island Key West Bar & Grill, 207 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 226-9378.

• Incognito featuring Maysa*, 9:30 p.m., Rehoboth Beach Convention Center, 229 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. rehobothjazz.com.

Octavia Blues, 9;30 p.m., The Pond, 3 S. First St., Rehoboth Beach. 227-2234.

• Mindi Abair & the Boneshakers*, 10 p.m., Rehoboth Elementary School, 500 Stockley St., Rehoboth Beach. rehobothjazz.com.

• Matt Marshak & Nick Colionne*, 10 p.m., Rusty Rudder, 113 Dickinson St., Dewey Beach. 227-3888.

Saturday, Oct. 13

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

Jazz Brunch featuring 2nd Time Around, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Fork and Flask at Nage, 19730 Coastal Hwy., Rehoboth Beach. 226-2037.

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

Tim Laushey Trio, noon to 6 p.m., Dos Locos, 208 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 227-3353.

• Outlet Liquors’ Fall Wine Beer & Food Festival*, noon, Outlet Liquors, 19724 Coastal Hwy., Rehoboth Beach. Free event, which features entertainment by Van Williamson Trio with Bob Abbott and Wes Crawford, includes 20 tasting tables of beer, wine and food plus great music. Parking limited. rehobothjazz.com.

• 2018 True Blue Jazz Rehoboth Beach Bandstand Concert featuring Cape Henlopen High School Jazz Band, Eddie Sherman & Peggy Raley and Lipbone Redding, noon to 3 p.m., Rehoboth Beach Bandstand, Rehoboth Beach. truebluejazz.org.

• Southern Delaware’s finest funk, R&B, jazz and jam ensemble Movin’ & Groovin’*, 1 p.m., Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats, 320 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 226-BREW.

• Nick Colionne, Eric Darius & Eric Roberson with opening artist Pieces of a Dream*, 1 p.m., Performing Arts Theater, Cape Henlopen High School, 1250 Kings Hwy., Lewes. rehobothjazz.com.

• Smokin’ Red Hot Fire House Jazz presented by True Blue Jazz, 1 to 6 p.m., Rehoboth Beach Fire House, 219 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. rehobothbeachfire.com.

• Club Phred*, 1 p.m., Rusty Rudder, 113 Dickinson St., Dewey Beach. Free event. 227-3888.

Jazz Iz Art Expo by True Blue Jazz, 2 to 6 p.m., CAMP Rehoboth, 37 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach. truebluejazz.org. 

Van Williamson Trio, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., Dos Locos, 208 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 227-3353.

• Keiko Matsui with the Ebony Strings*, 2:30 p.m., Epworth United Methodist Church, 19285 Holland Glade Rd., Rehoboth Beach. rehobothjazz.com.

• Morgan James*, 2:30 p.m., Rehoboth Elementary School, 500 Stockley St., Rehoboth Beach. rehobothjazz.com.

• Urban Jazz Coalition*, 2:30 p.m., Rusty Rudder, 113 Dickinson St., Dewey Beach. Free event. 227-3888.

• Doo Wop Show with Charlie Thomas’ Drifters, The Tokens and Jimmy Gallagher & The Passion*, 3:30 p.m., Bottle & Cork, 1807 Coastal Hwy., Dewey Beach. 227-7272.

Jazz Iz Art Expo featuring ”Bill Evans Time Remembered” screening and discussion by True Blue Jazz, 4 to 6 p.m., CAMP Rehoboth, 37 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach. truebluejazz.org. 

• Vincent Varrassi, 4 to 7 p.m., Cuvee Ray Wine Bar & Restaurant, 236 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 567-2942.

• R&R featuring Rick Braun and Richard Elliott*, 4 p.m., Rehoboth Beach Convention Center, 229 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. rehobothjazz.com.

• Steve Cole and Marcus Anderson*, 4 p.m., Rusty Rudder, 113 Dickinson St., Dewey Beach. 227-3888.

• True Blue Afternoon Jazz Jam by True Blue Jazz, 4:30 to 8 p.m., The Avenue Inn & The Blue Hen Restaurant, 33 Wilmington Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 278-7842. 

The Joe Baione Quartet, 5 to 8 p.m., Bluecoast Seafood Grill & Raw Bar, 30115 Veterans Way, Rehoboth Beach. 278-7395.

• Jazz Mass, 6 p.m., All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 18 Olive Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 227-7202.

• Bay Jazz Project Duo featuring Sean Lane and Seth Kibel, 6 to 8 p.m., DiFebo’s Restaurant, 12 N. First St., Rehoboth Beach. 226-5400.

• 2nd Time Around by True Blue Jazz, 6 to 9 p.m., Indigo Indian Restaurant, 44 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 212-5220.

• Van Williamson Trio with Russ Rodgers and Wes Crawford, 6 to 9 p.m., Vineyard Wine Bar & Bistro, 28 Wilmington Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 567-2094.

• Holly Lane and Bob Diener, 6:30 to 10 p.m., Café Azafran, 18 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 227-8100.

• Shawn Qaissaunee and Sharon Sable by True Blue Jazz, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., La Fable, 26 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 227-8510.

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

• Bruce Anthony and Sam Nobles, 7 to 10 p.m., a(MUSE.), 44 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 227-7107.

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

• Pam Miller Band, 7 p.m., The Cultured Pearl, 301 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 227-8493.

• Wycliffe Gordon with the MidAtlantic Jazz All Star Band by True Blue Jazz, 7:30 to 8:45 p.m., Clear Space Theatre, 20 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 227-2270. 

• Raul Midon*, 7:30 p.m., Epworth United Methodist Church, 19285 Holland Glade Rd., Rehoboth Beach. rehobothjazz.com.

•  The 2018 Rehoboth Beach All-Star featuring Gerald Albright, Rick Braun, Nick Colionne, Matt Marshak, Marion Meadows, Brian Simpson and Kirk Whalum*, 8 p.m., Performing Arts Theater, Cape Henlopen High School, 1250 Kings Hwy., Lewes. rehobothjazz.com.

•  Lipbone Redding by True Blue Jazz, 8 to 10 p.m., Rehoboth Beach Fire House, 219 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. rehobothbeachfire.com.

•  Hot Sauce, 8:30 to 11 p.m., Cuvee Ray Wine Bar & Restaurant, 236 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 567-2942.

• Comfort Zone Band, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Conch Island Key West Bar & Grill, 207 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 226-9378.

•  Lucky Chops*, 9:30 p.m., Bottle & Cork, 1807 Coastal Hwy., Dewey Beach. Unleashing high-energy, brassy funk on the world since forming in NYC in 2006. 227-7272.

• Wycliffe Gordon with the MidAtlantic Jazz Fest All Star Band by True Blue Jazz, 9:30 to 10:45 p.m., Clear Space Theatre, 20 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 227-2270. 

•  Kim Waters and Marion Meadows*, 9:30 p.m., Rehoboth Elementary School, 500 Stockley St., Rehoboth Beach. rehobothjazz.com.

•  Morris Day and The Time*, 10 p.m., Rehoboth Beach Convention Center, 229 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. rehobothjazz.com.

•  Eric Darius & Selina Albright*, 10 p.m., Rusty Rudder, 113 Dickinson St., Dewey Beach. 227-3888.

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

Sunday, Oct. 14

• Jazz Mass, 9:30 a.m., St. George’s Chapel, 22074 Beaver Dam Rd., Harbeson. 227-2702.

Jazz Brunch featuring Jenny Langer & Bay Jazz Project with Sean Lane and Seth Kibel, 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Bethany Blues, 18385 Coastal Hwy., Lewes. 645-2500.

Jazz Brunch featuring Urban Jazz Coalition, Marcus Anderson, Jeff Kashiwa and Phil Denny* 10 a.m. (buffet begins at 9 a.m.), Rusty Rudder, 113 Dickinson St., Dewey Beach. 227-3888. 

• Jazz Brunch with Holly Lane and Bob Diener, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Bluecoast, 30155 Veterans Way, Rehoboth Beach. 278-7395.

• 2018 True Blue Jazz Brunch Bash featuring The Fred Hughes Trio with special guest artist, Giacomo Gates, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Salero on the Beach, Top Floor, 511 N. Boardwalk, Rehoboth Beach. 227-8630.

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

• Tim Laushey Trio, noon to 6 p.m., Dos Locos, 208 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 227-3353.

2nd Time Around*, 1 to 3 p.m., Rehoboth Beach Bandstand, Rehoboth Beach. (Celebrating the finish of American Lung Association’s Lung Force Walk for Lung Cancer), weather permitting. rehobothfoodie.com.

 • Kirk Whalum with opening artist Take 6*, 1 p.m., Performing Arts Theater, Cape Henlopen High School, 1250 Kings Hwy., Lewes. rehobothjazz.com.

• The Sax Pack featuring Steve Cole, Jeff Kashiwa and Kim Waters*, 2:30 p.m., Rehoboth Elementary School, 500 Stockley St., Rehoboth Beach. rehobothjazz.com.

Bryan Russo and Jim Miller, 3 to 6 p.m., Chesapeake & Maine, 316 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. Reservations recommended. 226-3600.  

• 2018 Grand Jam featuring Brian Simpson, Marion Meadows, Kim Waters, Nick Colionne, Kirk Whalum, Marcus Anderson, Eric Darius, Selina Albright, Morgan James, Steve Cole, Althea Rene and JJ Sansaverino*, 4:30 p.m., Rehoboth Beach Convention Center, 229 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. rehobothjazz.com.

• Van Williamson Trio with Russ Rodgers and Wes Crawford, 5 to 8 p.m., Azzurro Italian Oven & Bar, 210 2nd. St., Rehoboth Beach. 212-2409.

• Jazz Afterglow Party featuring Sean Lane and Justine Miller, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Cuvee Ray Wine Bar & Restaurant, 236 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 567-2942. 

Java Jukebox Jazz Blowout with 2nd Time Around and 5th Avenue Jazz, 6 to 9:30 p.m., Continuous Jazz! Java Jukebox, 37169 Rehoboth Avenue Ext., Rehoboth Beach. 440-5282.

• 2018 Closing Party featuring Matt Marshak, Marcus Anderson, Phil Denny, JJ Sansaverino and more*, 7:30 p.m., (buffet begins at 6 p.m.), Rusty Rudder, 113 Dickinson St., Dewey Beach. 227-3888.