Valencia Jazz & Blues Summer Concert Series
Back for the 18th exciting year, the Valencia Jazz & Blues Series continues to create an incredible atmosphere in downtown Valencia. Every Friday evening, over eight weeks, the Santa Clarita Valley is filled with the extraordinary sounds from some of the top Jazz and Blues recording artists in the world. Each week provides entertainment and fun for the whole family, including special food and beverages, activities for the kids and fundraising for local charities, while highlighting the local business Sponsors that make it all possible. These events offer a safe and festive atmosphere for our guests contributing to the incredible quality of life in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Opening night will feature a special celebration with a smoking hot Latin Jazz Dance party featuring the critically acclaimed Susie Hansen Latin Band.
Susie Hansen, an Electric violinist and vocalist fronts this sizzling Salsa band playing fiery Afro-Cuban salsa and Latin jazz. A long-time favorite in Los Angeles for more than 25 years, Susie and her band have toured nationally, playing around 150 live performances each year, including for such events as the Playboy Jazz Festival, Fiesta Broadway, San Jose Jazz Festival and Newport Beach Jazz Festival, first appearing at the Valencia Jazz and Blues Concert Series in 2016.
In addition to great music, our dance sponsors, D'Wilfri Dance & Entertainment will bring their talented Latin Dance troupe to perform, followed by informal dancing instruction with our audience.
This year's lineup includes:
June 16 - Susie Hansen Latin Band
June 23 - Doña Oxford
June 30 - Kelly's Lot
July 7 - Michael John & the Bottom Line
July 14 - Tom Nolan Band
July 21 - Teresa James & the Rhythm Tramps
July 28 - Jim Gibson
August 4 - The Delgado Brothers
Friday, August 4, 2017 at 7:00pm to 9:30pm
Downtown Valencia on Town Center Drive, Adjacent to the Hyatt Regency Valencia 24500 Town Center Drive, Santa Clarita, CA 91355