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Friday, June 17th: World Music Drummer Emrah Kotan

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Emrah Kotan is a classically trained percussionist who came to the United States from his native Turkey and received a Master's degree in Jazz Studies from Georgia State University. His debut album, The New Anatolian Experience, is a collection of original compositions and arrangements that fuse world music and jazz, creating stylistically sophisticated vibes and […]

$34.00

June 18th & 19th: Chieli Minucci & Special EFX

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

SATURDAY SHOWTIMES: 7:30PM AND 9:30PM SUNDAY SHOWTIMES: 7:00PM AND 9:00PM This is the premier Father's Day Concert of the Season! Guitarist, composer, producer, and arranger Chieli Minucci is longtime leader of the Grammy-nominated jazz-fusion group SPECIAL EFX featuring Chieli Minucci, a major force on the jazz and world music scene for over 35 years. Chieli has just recently released […]

$49.00

Wednesday, June 22nd: International Guitarist Oz Noy with the Legendary Dennis Chambers and Jimmy Haslip

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

“It’s Jazz. It just doesn’t sound like it.” This is how virtuoso guitarist Oz Noy describes his intoxicating blend of Jazz, Funk, Rock, Blues, and R&B. This is such a special show, we are opening our doors on a Wednesday night for this rare event! Born in Israel, Oz Noy started his professional career at the […]

$94.00

Thursday, June 23rd: Open Mic Jam Hosted by Club Owner Tamara Fuller

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

This is our first-ever open-mic performance competition and last week was packed, and tons of fun! Throughout the month of June, we are searching for the most enjoyable performance we can find, and the winner will earn a coveted spot on The Velvet Note weekend calendar.  Hosted by Club Owner Tamara Fuller and silently-judged by […]

$20.00

Friday, June 24th & Saturday, June 25th: The Legendary Mike Stern

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY SHOWTIMES: 7:30PM & 9:30PM. The bluesy style and blistering chops of Mike Stern have made him an electric guitar icon for more than four decades. An eclectic and virtuoso guitarist and composer, he first gained notice playing with Blood, Sweat & Tears; Billy Cobham; and Joe Henderson.  One of the premier guitarists […]

$89.00

Sunday, June 26th: GRAMMY-Winner Saunders Sermons with Special Guest Luna Lotus Love

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Born and raised in Miami Florida Saunders Sermons II is an American singer, trombonist, and songwriter. Sermons has toured with Maxwell, Jay Z, Diddy and Jazz R&B saxophonist Mike Phillips just to name a few. He received his Grammy Status for his horn arrangement work with R&B/Soul singer Maxwell and Blues Supergroup The Tedeschi Trucks […]

$34.00

Thursday, June 30th: Open Mic Jam Hosted by Club Owner Tamara Fuller *** THE FINALE!– SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! ***

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

This is our first-ever open-mic performance competition and last week was packed, and tons of fun! Throughout the month of June, we are searching for the most enjoyable performance we can find, and the winner will earn a coveted spot on The Velvet Note weekend calendar.  Hosted by Club Owner Tamara Fuller and silently-judged by […]

$20.0

Friday, July 1st: Groove Centric

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

The Groove Centric band was started in 2008 in Atlanta, GA. They have since grown to a trendsetting group playing all around the city at venues such as The Velvet Note,The Vista Room, Venkmans, City Winery, St. Groove Centric's bandleader, affectionately known in the music industry as "Mike Jones", is a native of Atlanta, Georgia. […]

$34.00

Saturday, July 2nd: Saxophonist Isaiah Tatum

The Velvet Note Main Stage

SHOWTIMES: 7:30PM AND 9:30PM. Isaiah Tatum is a world renowned saxophonist and a professional entertainer. He began playing the saxophone when he was 10 years old. He loves the saxophone because it is a smooth instrument. He has toured with Celine Dion, Kenny G, Keith Sweat, Silk 112, Jeffrey Osborne, Charlie Wilson, Toni Braxton, Tevin […]

$34.00

Thursday, July 7th: Open Mic Ham Hosted by

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Have you tried Open Mic Jam at the Atlanta area's #1 rated jazz club? It's like Karaoke, but much, much better. Come out to to The Velvet Note and listen to or jam with our extraordinary house band, or take the stage all on your own. And come hungry and thirsty--we roll out our delicious […]

$20.00

Friday, July 8th: Tony Hightower’s Legacy

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

SHOWTIMES: 7:30PM AND 9:30PM. Atlanta based Soul to Blues to Jazz singer, Tony says that growing up with his mother, who raised him as a single mom, meant he went to all her shows and was exposed to many of the finest musicians in town. He says, “whatever you are around is going to be […]

$39.00

Saturday, July 9th: Tony Hightower’s Legacy

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

SHOWTIMES: 7:30PM AND 9:30PM. Atlanta based Soul to Blues to Jazz singer, Tony says that growing up with his mother, who raised him as a single mom, meant he went to all her shows and was exposed to many of the finest musicians in town. He says, “whatever you are around is going to be […]

$39.00

Sunday, July 10th: Mahmoud Chouki

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Mahmoud "Mood" Chouki (Morocco, 1984) is a master guitarist, multi-instrumentalist and composer currently living and working in New Orleans. Mood's art draws together music from several different international contexts to explore how music may speak across cultural divides. His own compositions incorporate musical influences from across the globe, ranging from European classical, Andalusian from Southern Spain, Levantine music from the Middle East, Maghrebian music from North Africa, Latin […]

$34.00

Thursday, July 14th: Open Mic Jam Hosted by Singer/Actor Eric Moore

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Have you tried Open Mic Jam at the Atlanta area’s #1 rated jazz club? It’s like Karaoke, but much, much better. Come out to to The Velvet Note and listen to or jam with our extraordinary house band, or take the stage all on your own. And come hungry and thirsty–we roll out our delicious […]

$20.00

Saturday, July 16th: The Incomparable Rita Graham

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

SHOWTIMES: 7:30PM AND 9:30PM. Rita Graham’s career as a jazz vocalist was jump-started when Ray Charles produced an album of lush standards for her in 1969. The album, ‘Rita Graham Vibrations’ is the only album project that Ray Charles personally produced for a single female artist on his own Tangerine Record Label. After a stint […]

$34.00

Thursday, July 21st: Open Mic Jam Hosted by Singer/Actor Eric Moore

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Have you tried Open Mic Jam at the Atlanta area’s #1 rated jazz club? It’s like Karaoke, but much, much better. Come out to to The Velvet Note and listen to or jam with our extraordinary house band, or take the stage all on your own. And come hungry and thirsty–we roll out our delicious […]

$20.00

Friday, July 22nd: Trumpeter Thad Wilson

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

SHOWTIMES: 7:30PM AND 9:30PM. Thad was born in Fort Dix, New Jersey. However, his musical life started as a child living in Montgomery, Alabama. At fifteen, he moved back to New Jersey where he was quickly recognized for his talent and awarded the All-American High School Music Award and a place in New Jersey's All-State […]

$36.00

Saturday, July 23rd: The Addison Frei Trio

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

SHOWTIMES: 7:30PM AND 9:30PM. From early experiences playing community theater and big band dance halls in Lawrence, KS to summiting musical heights in New York and abroad, pianist Addison Frei (“Fry”) has brought joy to countless audiences through a warm musical spirit and melodic sensibility. His latest album Time and Again (Next Paradigm Music) aims in the tradition of […]

$34.00

Sunday, July 24th: Legends of Jazz Presents the Music of Pat Metheny *** 4 SEATS LEFT! 4 SEATS LEFT ! ***

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Legends of Jazz Series begins with a celebration of the music of guitarist/composer Pat Metheny. Justin Varnes and his quartet will guide guests–in engaging, narrative form– through the life of this legendary artist, as well as the impact that he had on the legacy of jazz. It’s like taking in a concert and taking a […]

$37.00

Thursday, July 28th: Open Mic Jam Hosted by Singer/Actor Eric Moore

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Have you tried Open Mic Jam at the Atlanta area’s #1 rated jazz club? It’s like Karaoke, but much, much better. Come out to to The Velvet Note and listen to or jam with our extraordinary house band, or take the stage all on your own. And come hungry and thirsty–we roll out our delicious […]

$20.00

Friday, July 29th: Songstress Toni Byrd

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

SHOWTIMES: 7:30pm and 9:30pm. Toni Byrd, dubbed as "The Velvet SongByrd," is a world class recording artist,  songwriter, award winner of the 2014 Black Women In Jazz,  semi-finalist in the 2014 Indaba Music  Sarah VaughnInternational Jazz Vocal Competition; and she is an unforgettable and versatile song stylist.  In addition to all of her credits, add actress to her […]

$34.00

Saturday, July 30th: The Richie Summa Group

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Richie Summa hails from Stamford, Connecticut, where he studied guitar with Sal Salvador, one of the jazz greats.  Richie has performed with jazz luminaries such as Scotty Barnhart, Longineu Parsons, and Leon Anderson, Jr.  As a leader, Summa has produced two CDs, “Alone Together,” (solo guitar & vocals), and “Tear It Down” (with his jazz quartet).  On “Tear […]

$34.00

Thursday, August 4th: Open Mic Jam Hosted by Award-Winning Entertainer Joyce Licorish

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Have you tried Open Mic Jam at the Atlanta area’s #1 rated jazz club? It’s like Karaoke, but much, much better. Come out to to The Velvet Note and listen to or jam with our extraordinary house band, or take the stage all on your own. And come hungry and thirsty–we roll out our delicious […]

$20.00

Saturday, August 6th: The Sofia Goodman Group

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

SHOWTIMES: 7:30PM AND 9:30PM. Sofia is a drummer and composer residing in Nashville, TN. Before enrolling at Berklee College of music for her Bachelor's, Sofia was fortunate to learn and perform with grammy award winning artist Esperanza Spalding in a Berklee summer program jazz ensemble. Esperanza's encouragement inspired Sofia to perfect her craft. After graduating […]

$34.00

Friday, August 12th: Soulful Singer Eric Moore

The Velvet Note Main Stage
4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta, Georgia

Eric Moore is an Atlanta, Georgia native. His is an accomplished vocalist and actor. Eric began professionally singing in 1986 and has worked extensively as a vocalist, musical director, songwriter, and music producer. His style is versatile and can blend into traditional, contemporary, jazz, holy hip-hop and bluegrass. Eric began his professional acting career in […]

Saturday, August 13th: LAVAHI *** SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! ***

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

SHOWTIMES: 7:30PM AND 9:30PM. Lavahi is the vocal winner of The Velvet Note's Open Mic Competition, and we are excited to introduce her to you through her very first full-length performance on our stage! LAVAHI is building a platform to nourish the heart and mind, empathize our human experiences, and vibe together. As a daughter […]

$37.00

Sunday, August 14th: The Matthew Sperry Quartet

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Matthew Sperry is the instrumental winner of The Velvet Note's 2022 Open Mic Competition. This accomplished pianist is a student at the prestigious Frost School of Music at The University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida. Matthew wowed audiences earlier last year with his creative interpretations of jazz standards and his intricate finger work. We […]

$34.00

Thursday, August 18th: Open Mic Jam Hosted by Award-Winning Entertainer Joyce Licorish

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Have you tried Open Mic Jam at the Atlanta area’s #1 rated jazz club? It’s like Karaoke, but much, much better. Come out to to The Velvet Note and listen to or jam with our extraordinary house band, or take the stage all on your own. And come hungry and thirsty–we roll out our delicious […]

$20.00

Friday and Saturday, August 19th & 20th: The Greg Abate Quartet

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

FRIDAY SHOWTIMES: 7:30PM AND 9:30PM SATURDAY SHOWTIMES: 7:30PM AND 9:30PM After graduating from the prestigious Berklee School of Music, jazz saxophonist, flutist, and composer Greg Abate played lead alto saxophone in the Ray Charles Orchestra for two years in the early ‘70s. In 1978, he formed the group Channel One, and later played tenor sax in […]

$36.00

Sunday, August 21st: Jennifer Wrobleski *** SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! ***

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Born in Pittsburgh, PA, Ms. Wrobleski has lived up and down the east coast.  She studied opera at the New England Conservatory of Music and musical theatre at the Boston Conservatory of Music.  After school, she began her singing career with The Walt Disney Company in Orlando, FL. As the character, Cinderella, she sang and danced […]

$34.00

Thursday, August 25th: Open Mic Jam Hosted by Entertainer Joyce Licorish

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Have you tried Open Mic Jam at the Atlanta area’s #1 rated jazz club? It’s like Karaoke, but much, much better. Come out to to The Velvet Note and listen to or jam with our extraordinary house band, or take the stage all on your own. And come hungry and thirsty–we roll out our delicious […]

$20.00

Friday, August 26th: Roman Street ***SOLD OUT!!! SOLD OUT!!! SOLD OUT!! ***

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

SHOWTIMES: 7:30pm and 9:30pm. These top fan favorites are back at The Velvet Note for an evening of great festivity and song! Brothers Noah and Josh Thompson put their guitars together to form Roman Street. Since the college years, this brotherly jam session has developed into a Billboard/iTunes charting band who many have dubbed 'the […]

$37.00

Saturday, August 27th: Smooth Jazz Guitarist NILS *** SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!!! SOLD OUT!!! SOLD OUT!! ***

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

SHOWTIMES: 7:30PM AND 9:30PM. NILS, one of contemporary Jazz’ most well known and revered musicians, who for nearly 20 years as a solo artist has been a force to be reckoned with, achieving major accolades along the way, most notably from Billboard, scoring the esteemed charts song of the decade, 2000-2010 (“Pacific Coast Highway”), song […]

$37.00

Sunday, August 28th: SPARKS! (Semi-Private Event)*** SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! ***

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Sparks’s warm, classic rock rhythm and blues sound stems from the modern renaissance man, business coach, lawyer, podcaster, and musician, Jonathan Sparks. This spring, he continues to bring his Nirvana - Bowie - Soundgarden sound to prestigious venues near Atlanta. His new single “I’ve Got Your Number” was mixed by acclaimed engineer Peter Barker (Bruce […]

$25.00

Wednesday, August 31st: The Molly Miller Trio

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

SHOWTIMES: 7:00PM AND 9:00PM. Since Dr. Molly Miller picked up a guitar at age seven, she’s been captivating audiences with her sophisticated and raw style.  She’s one of Los Angeles’s most sought-after musicians, recording and touring with artists such as Jason Mraz, Black Eyed Peas, Donna Missal, and Morgxn, at venues such as the Hollywood […]

$39.00

Thursday, September 1st: Open Mic Jam Hosted by Saxophonist Vance Kelly

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Have you tried Open Mic Jam at the Atlanta area’s #1 rated jazz club? It’s like Karaoke, but much, much better. Come out to to The Velvet Note and listen to or jam with our extraordinary house band, or take the stage all on your own. And come hungry and thirsty–we roll out our delicious […]

$20.00

Friday, September 2nd and Saturday, September 3rd: Earth Wind and Fire Tribute *** SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! ***

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

SHOWTIMES: FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, 7:30PM AND 9:30PM. Do you remember….the twenty-first night of September?  By POPULAR DEMAND, we are bringing the Ray Howard Band back in 2022 for their tribute to the beloved EW&F. This is not just a concert or a show–it’s a PARTY!  Here’s your chance to get your jazz-funk-disco-soul groove on, accompanied […]

$39.00

Thursday, September 8th: Open Mic Jam Hosted by Saxophonist Vance Kelly

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Have you tried Open Mic Jam at the Atlanta area’s #1 rated jazz club? It’s like Karaoke, but much, much better. Come out to to The Velvet Note and listen to or jam with our extraordinary house band, or take the stage all on your own. And come hungry and thirsty–we roll out our delicious […]

$20.00

Friday, September 9th and Saturday, September 10th: The Longineu Parsons Quartet

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Friday and Saturday Showtimes: 7:30pm and 9:30pm. Comprised of Longineu Parsons on trumpet, Nat Adderley, Jr., on piano, Jose Serrano on bass, and Longineu Parsons, III, on drums, this band is a one-night course in music appreciation.  Parsons is the protégé of Nat Adderley (he plays Nat’s cornet), and has played with artists ranging from […]

$39.00

Friday, September 16th: LAVAHI’s Birthday Jam! *** SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! ***

The Velvet Note Main

Our favorite singer this year is celebrating her 30th birthday, and YOU are invited to the jam! Musicians and fans far and wide will come together for this evening full of music and celebration of all that is LAVAHI. Get your tickets soon--this is a special event! Don't know about LAVAHI? Check her out HERE.

$25.00

Saturday, September 17th: Jazz Fusion Guitarist Chris Blackwell

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

SHOWTIMES: 7:30PM & 9:30PM. Chris Blackwell is an Atlanta-based guitarist, song writer, producer and studio musician.  Born into a family of musicians, Chris began playing guitar at the age of 5 on his grandfather’s Gibson J-50 acoustic and has been playing professionally since he was 15.   Having grown up surrounded by a wide variety of […]

Thursday, September 22nd: Open Mic Jam Hosted by WCLK’s RivaBlue

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Have you tried Open Mic Jam at the Atlanta area’s #1 rated jazz club? It’s like Karaoke, but much, much better. Come out to to The Velvet Note and listen to or jam with our extraordinary house band, or take the stage all on your own. And come hungry and thirsty–we roll out our delicious […]

$20.00

Friday, September 23rd: The Bill Hart International Jazz Fusion Band

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

ONE SHOW ONLY! Canadian Guitarist Bill Hart launches his brand new variety show featuring his unique take on world music and genre-bending selections. Only one performance, so get your seats soon!

$34.00

Saturday, September 24th: R&B/Jazz Singer Rosemary Ajoseh

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

SHOWTIMES: 7:30PM AND 9:30PM. Music Department .Singer. Songwriter .Musician .Composer Rosemary Ajoseh is an Independent Artist and songwriter. Her Passion for Music and Film stems from her youth in Theatre, Drama, Liturgical Dance, and Singing. Rosemary is a creative song writer and score contributor to film and production ; she has led Background vocals for […]

$34.00

Sunday, September 25th: R&B/Jazz Singer Cleveland Jones and The Justin Varnes Quartet

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

SHOWTIMES: 7:00PM AND 9:00PM. It's rare for the world to experience artistry that is so genuine, so heartfelt...so captivating. Welcome to the world of singer/songwriter, Cleveland P. Jones. He is the true embodiment of soul and jazz. When asked about his future in the music industry, he stated “my mission is longevity, not instant fame. […]

$34.00

Thursday, September 29th: Open Mic Jam Hosted by Singer Cadyn Lexa

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Cadyn Lexa is a 16-year-old singer from Atlanta. She enjoys performing pop, rock, soul and jazz– music that allows her to express her emotions in her songs. Cadyn plays piano, and also sings covers and originals that she writes with friends and family.   This Thursday, Cadyn tackles the scene as the host of Open Mic […]

$20.00

Friday, September 30th: The Gilad Hekselman Trio

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

SHOWTIMES: 7:30PM AND 9:30PM. Gilad Hekselman is one of the leading voices in jazz guitar. Only a few years after his arrival to NY in 2004, this native Israeli was already sharing stages with some of the greatest artists in the New York City jazz scene including Chris Potter, Eric Harland, Fred Hersch, Mark Turner, […]

$44.00

Saturday, October 1st: Jazz Star Ragan Whiteside **** SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! ****

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

It takes skill, creativity, sheer musical ability, and a charismatic presence to electrify the music scene. And that's just what flautist Ragan Whiteside has done in the world of instrumental soul within a few short years. The Atlanta-based musician, songwriter, and vocalist has consistently delighted fans and critics alike with her unique brand of engaging upbeat melodies […]

$39.00

Sunday, October 2nd: Brazilian Artist Badi Assad

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

SHOWTIMES: 7:00PM AND 9:00PM. Born in 1966 in São João da Boa Vista, São Paulo, Brazil; daughter of Jorge (an amateur mandolin player) and Angelina (a singer); sister of Sérgio and Odair (Duo Assad). Badi Assad (pronounced Bah-djee Ah-sahj) was one of the truly unique talents to emerge from the world music scene during the […]

$34.00

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