05Thursday Sept 5th – Bonaventure Quartet with Amy Pike
The Bonaventure Quartet is an Atlanta based jazz band combining Gypsy Jazz, American swing, and original music into a style that is romantically thrilling. Whether the band is performing as a full eight piece band fueling a swing dance, or as a trio at a cocktail lounge, their music transforms any room into feeling utterly alive. Click here to learn more.
12Thursday Sept 12th – Matthew Kaminski Organ Trio
Matthew Kaminski, the Atlanta Braves organist, will grace the Solarium stage with his jazz trio for the first time. A popular figure in the baseball world, he’s known for entertaining the crowds with funny musical asides when a player from the opposing team is announced. NBC Sports online wrote that “The Braves Organist is the Coolest Guy in the World. Kaminski has shared the stage with notable jazz musicians Dave Stryker, Don Braden, Kimberly Gordon, Henry Johnson, George Fludas, Greg Rockingham, Kyle Asche, Howard Paul, Bruce Forman, Leon Joyce Jr., Grant Green Jr., Gwen Hughes, Russell Gunn, Annie Sellick, and Pat Bergeson.
19Thursday Sept 19th – Faith Harris
Faith toured the east coast and Canada extensively with Imani serving as opening act for performers like Stevie Wonder, Earth, Wind and Fire, the Ojays, and Freddie Hubbard. Lyrics, harmonies and melodies more than any specific musical genre have always been important aspects to the music Faith selects and loves to play. Locally, Faith has performed in several jazz spots including Churchill Grounds, Twain’s and Café 290. She looks forward to expanding her artistic reach and fan base in the Atlanta Metro area and throughout the Southeast.
26Thursday Sept 26th – Diane Durrett and Soul Suga
Diane Durrett brings her sultry blues style to the Solarium stage for the first time. She has sung with Sting, Gregg Allman, Indigo Girls, Chuck Leavell (Rolling Stones), and Peter Stroud (Sheryl Crow). She has opened shows for Tina Turner, Faith Hill, KoKo Taylor and many more. You will enjoy Diane’s southern wit as she sings from the soul.