1 Seating: 6:00pm-9:30pm / Band performs: 7:00pm-8:30pm
$10 Cover Open Seating from 8:30pm-9:30pm
Friday, March 15 - Saturday, March 16
1st Seating: 6:00pm-8:30pm / Band performs: 7:00pm-8:30pm 2nd Seating: 9:00pm-11:00pm / Band performs: 9:30pm-11:00pm $15 Cover
Kimmie is an outstanding vocalist and enchanting performer. Her musical experience is revealed as she transforms non-traditional jazz songs into swinging sensations, as evident with her jazzy rendition of "I Will Survive". With each song and vibrant show, Horne interacts with her audiences with Class, Style and Charisma. Detroit's Michigan Chronicle's, Steve Holsey, recently named Kimmie Horne as one of Detroit's Precious Jewels. Endowed with a beautiful alto voice which summons great ladies of Jazz, Kimmie has the lucid phrasing of Dinah Washington; the rich tones of Sarah Vaughn; the smoky sophistication of Phyllis Hyman and A Descendant of the Legendary Movie Icon and Songstress' Lena Horne. Her uncle was the late great singer and songwriter Cleveland Horne of "The Fantastic Four", The 1970s- big hit "The Whole World is a Stage."Kimmie's versatility is broad as she is the new spokesperson for "Bricker Tunis Furs". From commercial, radio and print ads, Kimmie's proving to be an advertising success stated in the Detroit black pages. The radio jingle was acknowledged as Best radio commercial jingle in the city. Throughout Kimmie's musical career, her live concerts, festivals, national anthems and performing at casino's around the world, have won many fans. She is an absolute crowd pleaser! Kimmie has established longevity in the music business as an accomplished recording artist, performer and entertainer. Horne's considerable talents are evident on her aptly titled , "High Standards", "Loving This Jazz" and "Live in Las Vegas" CD's. Her newest Jazz CD is due to be released in the fall. www.kimmiehorne.com
Monday, March 18, 2019 (and every 3rd Monday thru June)
Shows: 6:30pm thru 9:30pm (usually with a brief break in the middle)
Tickets: No Cover
The Detroit Jazz Festival All-Star band
opens the bandstand for musicians of all ages to sit-in and share jazz in the time-honored jam session tradition.
President and Artistic Director Chris Collins will be on hand to check out all the artists.
Artist can also drop off their submissions for the 2019 Detroit Jazz Festival through our website: www.detroitjazzfest.org
The House Band for this jam session includes: Marion Hayden, Cliff Monear, Dwight Adams and Nate Winn.
Ron English Quartet
Performing through dinner hours (7:00 - 8:30 pm)
on Tuesday evenings.
Guitarist Ron English is a well-respected member of Detroit's music community. He has helped shape contemporary Jazz styles since the 1960's with a diverse repertoire covering Jazz , Blues, Avant-garde, Motown, Soul/Funk and Gospel.
Reservations highly recommended. Visit
DirtyDogJazz.com or call
313.882.5299 for cover charge costs.
Detroit Jazz Festival Jam Session
3/20 - 3/23
Rayse Biggs Trumpeter
3/27 - 3/30
Planet D Nonet Latin Jazz
4/3 - 4/6
Pete Siers Trio Ensemble
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