Entries by Press Team

Celebrating Our 3rd Anniversary with The Duke Ellington Orchestra
and Sharón Clark, plus a Week Full of Great Music and Comedy!

Monday (2/22) Deletta Gillespie brought the house down last November, and she’s back by popular demand! One of the finest blues, jazz and R&B vocalists you’ll find anywhere, the singer/actress has performed for Michael Jackson, Patti Austin, Al Jarreau and others. She also serves as a university Performing Arts coach, teaching countless other artists how to […]

Stellar Jazz and Classic Rock: Dave Mason, A Tribute to David Bowie,
Bruce in the USA, Pat McGee, Kevin Howard, & The Jam

Monday (2/15) Daryl Davis Presents: An Evening with Chris Watling has been cancelled due to winter weather conditions. Keep warm, stay safe, and we will see you soon. Tuesday (2/16) It’s time once again for The Jam with Gary Grainger and Friends! Musicians and singers: Come on out and jam with bassist Gary Grainger, drummer Greg Grainger, and their world-class […]

Grammy Award-Winning Snarky Puppy, Performing in May at BBJ, Talk Funk & Jazz with The New York Times

The New York Times recently caught up with Snarky Puppy, a band the article described as “a barnstorming, groove-centric instrumental act,” and “revved-up jazz fusion.” The band had gathered with notable, recent collaborators including folk rocker David Crosby for dinner before watching the film that will accompany their latest release, Family Dinner Volume Two, due […]

A Week of New and Legendary Talent: The Chuck Brown Band,
DC Soul Legends, Bilal, and Celebrating the Music of David Bowie

Monday (1/25) Due to continuing weather conditions, tonight’s Vocal Workshop Showcase performances with The Chris Grasso Trio have been cancelled. Tuesday (1/26) It’s time once again for The Grainger Jam! If you’re a musician or a singer, come out on Tuesday nights and jam with bassist Gary Grainger, drummer Greg Grainger, and their world-class musician friends. […]

World-Touring Performers and DMV Favorites: Sylver Logan Sharp (Chic),
Davy Knowles (Back Door Slam), DC Fusion, and more this week at BBJ!

Tuesday (1/19) It’s time for The Grainger Jam! If you’re a musician or a singer, come out on Tuesday nights and jam with bassist Gary Grainger, drummer Greg Grainger, and their world-class musician friends. Join them on stage or just come out and enjoy some incredible music, which gets started at 8pm. Wednesday (1/20) We’ve […]

An Eclectic Week of Soul, Pop, Rhythm & Blues, Motown, Joe Clair Comedy,
& a sonic trip to New Orleans with The Dirty Dozen Brass Band!

Monday (1/11) A great night is in store as Daryl Davis Presents pianist/keyboardist Bill Starks. One of host Davis’ all-time favorite piano players, Bill Starks does it all: honky-tonk, swing, boogie-woogie, rock, soul, & blues! Come on in tonight, enjoy some classic dance tunes, well-crafted originals, his vocal delivery, and the sheer talent on the […]