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Sunday, October 17th: The Bob Bakert Band

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Come out and enjoy Sunday dinner and drinks with us as one of our fan favorites Bob Bakert brings  together an evening of rock, soul, jazz, blues and other high energy versions of your favorite classics. 

$34.00

Thursday, October 21st: Open Mic Jam Hosted by Andrew Black

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

A potpourri of performers entertains you throughout the night under the musical leadership of our house band, led by singer and guitarist Andrew Black.   Come out and jam with us– All genres welcomed!

$20.00

Saturday, October 23rd: Yakou N’Guessen

SHOW TIMES: 7:30PM AND 9:30PM. A native of the Ivory Coast of West Africa, N'Guessen grew up in a family where his mother sang in the church choir and his father was an avid jazz fan who listened to John Coltrane and Count Basie. N'Guessen began playing the percussion at church at age 7. He […]

$34.00

Sunday, October 24th: Legends of Jazz Presents Branford Marsalis’ Crazy People Music

***** SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!!! SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!!! **** The Velvet Note presents another segment of its ninth series of Legends of Jazz, featuring the music of Branford Marsalis. As with the entire monthly Legends of Jazz series, The Justin Varnes Quartet will guide guests–in engaging, narrative form– through the life and […]

$34.

Wednesday, October 27th: JazzyCrab!

This is your chance to try our acclaimed Chesapeake Bay, Jumbo Lump crabcakes, all night long!  Great deals on food and drink, live music (8-10), and NO ENTRY FEE!  Come on out with your gang and enjoy! Reservations are NOT REQUIRED, but if you want to make one, call 855.5.VELVET. Featured Artist-- Guitarist/Singer Kristin Tinsley.

Friday, October 29th: Alexis Cole

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

“…A beguiling voice and charming…stage manner.”— Ralph Miriello, Notes on Jazz blog, March 2018  Award-winning jazz vocalist Alexis Cole may be the most talented singer to ever hold a top-secret military clearance. A dozen albums into her critically acclaimed career, she may also be the best-kept secret in jazz, a status that’s certain to change as more […]

$39.00

Saturday, October 30th: Alexis Cole

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

“…A beguiling voice and charming…stage manner.”— Ralph Miriello, Notes on Jazz blog, March 2018. Award-winning jazz vocalist Alexis Cole may be the most talented singer to ever hold a top-secret military clearance. A dozen albums into her critically acclaimed career, she may also be the best-kept secret in jazz, a status that’s certain to change as more […]

$39,

Sunday, October 31st: Curtis Lundy with the Legendary Bobby Watson

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

SHOWTIMES: 7:00pm and 9:00pm A saxophonist, composer, arranger and educator, Bobby Watson grew up in Kansas City, Kan. He trained formally at the University of Miami, a school with a distinguished and well-respected jazz program. After graduating, he proceeded to earn his “doctorate” – on the bandstand – as musical director of Art Blakey’s Jazz […]

$44.00

Friday, November 5th: Vibraphone Artist Drew Tucker

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Drew Tucker is a musician, educator and social entrepreneur - a unique combination that place him at the intersection of the arts and activism. Artistically, he’s at the forefront of the movement to reinvent the vibraphone - a dynamic instrument that he melds with soul, funk, jazz and hip-hop influences. His jazz influenced twists on modern-day standards from Michael […]

$34.00

Saturday, November 6th: Blues Artist Dave Keller

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

4 stars - Downbeat "a magnificent soul singer" -- Elmore Magazine "Steve Cropper-like guitar and soaring vocals...songwriting genius...infectious rhythms...straight-to-the-heart soul" -- Living Blues 2021 Blues Blast Music Award nominee, Best Male Artist 2021 Blues Blast Music Award nominee, Best Soul Blues Album 2019 Blues Music Award (BMA) nominee, Best Soul Blues Album 2014 Blues Music […]

$34.00

Sunday, November 7th: Songs of Pannonica *** SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! **

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

The Velvet Note presents another segment of its ninth series of Legends of Jazz, featuring the music inspired by the jazz champion, friend and unlikely benefactor Baronness Kathleen Pannonica Rothschild. As with the entire monthly Legends of Jazz series, The Justin Varnes Quartet will guide guests–in engaging, narrative form– through the life and music of […]

$34.00

Friday, November 12th: The Bill Hart International Jazz Fusion Band

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Canadian Guitarist Bill Hart performs each Friday night, featuring his unique take on world music with international musicians and genre-bending selections. Come hang with us, and take a trip around the world without converting your currency or expediting your passport!

$34.00

Saturday, November 13th: Lady A Guitarist Slim Gambill

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Fresh off of features in ROLLING STONE, BILLBOARD, GUITAR PLAYER, PARADE, and JAZZ GUITAR TODAY, Lady Antebellum guitarist Slim Gambill is making his return to Alpharetta with his instrumental jazz/rock/jam band project! Jason “Slim” Gambill Is a multi-genre guitarist, producer, composer, arranger and songwriter. He is best known as the lead guitarist for the multi- […]

$39.00

Sunday, November 14th: Jennifer Wrobleski *** 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 […]

$34.00

Wednesday, November 17th: JazzyCrab with Musical Guest Wildman & The Funky Soul Band

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

This is your chance to try our acclaimed Chesapeake Bay, Jumbo Lump crabcakes, all night long!  Great deals on food and drink, live music (8-10), and NO ENTRY FEE!  Come on out with your gang and enjoy! Reservations are NOT REQUIRED, but if you want to make one, call 855.5.VELVET. Featured Artist--Wildman & the Funky Soul […]

Thursday, November 18th: Open Mic Jam Hosted by Singer Joyce Licorish

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

A potpourri of performers entertains you throughout the night under the musical leadership of our house band, led by singer Joyce Licorish.   Come out and jam with us– All genres welcomed!

$20.00

Friday, November 19th: The Eric Wyatt Quartet with Jeff “Tain” Watts *** SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! ***

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

On A Song of Hope, his second album for Whaling City Sound, saxophonist Eric Wyatt offers more than hope; he offers assurance that contemporary jazz is alive and well in and around his home base of Brooklyn, NY. Wyatt, the godson of another rather well-known saxophonist, Sonny Rollins, performs in groups of various sizes, from quartet to octet, with […]

$44.00

Saturday, November 20th: The Eric Wyatt Quartet also starring Jeff “Tain” Watts

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

A Song of Hope,his second album for Whaling City Sound, saxophonist Eric Wyatt more than hope; he offers assurance that contemporary jazz is alive and well in and around his home base of Brooklyn, NY. Wyatt, the godson of another rather well-known saxophonist, Sonny Rollins, performs in groups of various sizes, from quartet to octet, with vocals […]

$39.00

Sunday, November 21st: Our Annual Steely Dan Tribute Thanksgiving Jam

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

THIS is your chance to spend an exhilarating evening celebrating the music of Steely Dan! Donald Fagen and Walter Becker accomplished over 40 years in music, and we love to honor their success. This is a feast for the listening ear that grew up on this great music and appreciates live performance. Musicians will include […]

$34.00

Wednesday, November 24th: JazzyCrab!

This is your chance to try our acclaimed Chesapeake Bay, Jumbo Lump crabcakes, all night long!  Great deals on food and drink, live music (8-10), and NO ENTRY FEE!  Come on out with your gang and enjoy! Reservations are NOT REQUIRED, but if you want to make one, call 855.5.VELVET. Featured Artists– Bob Bakert and Dustin […]

Thursday, November 25th: Thanksgiving Open Mic Jam Hosted by Joyce Licorish

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

THIS is your source of musical entertainment for friends and family on Thanksgiving! A potpourri of performers entertains you throughout the night under the musical leadership of our house band, led by singer Joyce Licorish.   Come out and jam with us– All genres welcomed!

$20.00

November 26-28: Thanksgiving Weekend Party with Smooth Jazz Star Bob Baldwin

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

New York native Bob Baldwin has recorded on six of the seven inhabitable continents, and while Antarctica is not on his recording bucket list, his international list, including Dubai, Brazil, South Africa, Spain, UK, Canada, is quite impressive. "Whether it's a massive festival crowd of 30,000 or an intimate restaurant audience of 60, I refuse […]

$34.00

Wednesday, December 1st: JazzyCrab!

This is your chance to try our acclaimed Chesapeake Bay, Jumbo Lump crabcakes, all night long!  Great deals on food and drink, live music (8-10), and NO ENTRY FEE!  Come on out with your gang and enjoy! Featured Artist-- Wildman and The Funky Soul Band Reservations are NOT REQUIRED, but if you want to make […]

Thursday, December 2nd: Open Mic Jam Hosted by Singer/Actor Eric Moore

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

A potpourri of performers entertains you throughout the night under the musical leadership of our house band, led by singer Eric Moore. Come out and jam with us-- All genres welcomed! PURCHASE TICKETS BELOW!

$20.00

Friday and Saturday, December 3rd and 4th: The Legendary Larry Carlton * 5 seats left for Saturday *

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

TO CATCH THE LIVE STREAM, CLICK HERE. The impressive career of jazz guitarist Larry Carlton dates back more than 30 years. During the 1970s and 1980s, Carlton served as a session player with some of the biggest and most respected names in the music industry, covering a vast musical terrain. Although often referred to as […]

$109.00

Sunday, December 5th: LOJ Presents A Charlie Brown Christmas LIVE!!

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

The Velvet Note presents another segment of its ninth series of Legends of Jazz, featuring the music of A Charlie Brown Christmas. As with the entire monthly Legends of Jazz series, The Justin Varnes Quartet will guide guests–in engaging, narrative form– through the life and music of this iconic holiday album of popular jazz music. […]

$39.00

Thursday, December 9th: Open Mic Jam Hosted by Singer/Actor Eric Moore

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

A potpourri of performers entertains you throughout the night under the musical leadership of our house band, led by singer Eric Moore. Come out and jam with us-- All genres welcomed! PURCHASE TICKETS BELOW!

$20.00

Friday, December 10th: The Bill Hart International Jazz Fusion Band

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Canadian Guitarist Bill Hart performs each Friday night, featuring his unique take on world music with international musicians and genre-bending selections. Come hang with us, and take a trip around the world without converting your currency or expediting your passport!

$34.00

Saturday, December 11th: Grant Green, Jr. Celebrates The Music of Burt Bacharach *** SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! ***

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Grant Green Jr. is a jazz guitarist and son of jazz guitarist Grant Green. He is a member of the group Masters of Groove with Bernard Purdie and Reuben Wilson. Born in St Louis, Missouri on August 4, 1955, Grant Green Jr. started playing guitar at the age of fourteen. In 1969 moved to Detroit with his father. His neighbors included Stevie Wonder's parents, Marvin […]

$34.00

Sunday, December 12th: OrpheusMaXX *** SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! ***

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

ONE SHOW ONLY: 7:00PM AND 8:30PM. Orpheus MaXX is a collective of legacy jazz musicians who are committed to honoring the history of great jazz music while applying their imaginations to its modern arrangements. The group stars American drummer, composer and arranger Eric Vaughn. Vaughn is the youngest inductee to the Coastal Jazz Hall of […]

$34.00

Wednesday, December 15th: JazzyCrab Night Featuring Wildman and The Funky Soul Band

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

This is your chance to try our acclaimed Chesapeake Bay, Jumbo Lump crabcakes, all night long! Great deals on food and drink, live music (8-10), and NO ENTRY FEE! Come on out with your gang and enjoy! Reservations are NOT REQUIRED, but if you want to make one, call 855.5.VELVET. Featured Artist-- Wildman and The […]

Thursday, December 16th: Open Mic Jam Hosted by Singer/Actor Eric Moore

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

A potpourri of performers entertains you throughout the night under the musical leadership of our house band, led by singer Eric Moore. Come out and jam with us– All genres welcomed! PURCHASE TICKETS BELOW!

$20.00

Friday, December 17th: Jazz Crooner Keenan Blount

Take the phrasing of Sinatra, blend in the velvet styling of Nat King Cole and the soulful passion of Tony Bennett and you've got the formula for Love. Crooner Keenan Blount takes you through spirit of the season. 7:30 shows are SOLD OUT! Purchase 9:30 seats below:

$36.00

Saturday, December 18th: A Jody Jazzy Christmas

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Having amassed a decades long resume that includes performing with everyone from Dizzy Gillespie, Grover Washington, Jr. jazz Violinist, Karen Briggs, Mike Phillips, and James Lloyd from Pieces Of A Dream, Jody Mayfield believes that jazz isn’t a style of music, but rather, how you play it.  On this holiday concert, jazz pianist, Jody Mayfield […]

$34.00

Sunday, December 19th: Michelle Malone and The Hot Toddies

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

“Michelle Malone and The Hot Toddies reinterpret classic Christmas songs, creating new jazz and blues arrangements all their own that display Malone’s vocal prowess and innate ability to let her music take you to another time and place. ” — Tony Paris, Creative Loafing SHOWTIMES: 7:00PM AND 9:00PM Join the Hot Toddies for 2 swingin’ […]

$34.00

Sunday, December 26th: Groove Centric

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

SHOWTIMES: 7:00PM AND 9:00PM. Groove Centric is synonymous with melodic entertainment across genres.  Collectively, Groove Centric’s members have played with artists such as Malcolm Jamal-Warner, Monica, Musiq Soulchild, Jimmy Heath, India Arie,  Jeff Lorber, Oliver Lake, Mighty Blues Kings, Sonny Emory and Al Green to name a few. Their familiarity with a myriad of styles became […]

$34.00

Wednesday, December 29th: A Live Recording of Wildman’s Trilogy

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

This dynamic, funky band is making its first live recording, right here in The Velvet Note Acoustic Living Room! Food and drinks available for purchase, too! Admission is $25 and the live music recording takes place from 8pm - 10pm. Tickets available by by calling the artist's studios directly at 470.278.6067.

Friday, December 31st: New Year’s Eve Gala Starring Singer Lori Williams * SOLD OUT! *

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

7:30pm - 1:00am. THIS is the place to be for an comfortable, upscale, yet enchanting evening of popular jazz and R&B, accompanied by delicious food, festive spirits and great conversation. Right in your own backyard–no need to comb the chilly streets of downtown to get your party on!Your ticket includes: – Concert tickets to enjoy […]

$59.00

Thursday, January 6th: Open Mic Jam

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

A potpourri of performers entertains you throughout the night under the musical leadership of our house band, led by singer Natasha Brown. Come out and jam with us– All genres welcomed!

$20.00

January 7th & 8th: Laila Biali

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

SHOWTIMES: FRIDAY, JANUARY 7TH @ 7:30PM AND 9:30PM SATURDAY, JANUARY 8TH @ 7:30PM AND 9:30PM Multi award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter, pianist and CBC Music national radio host Laila Biali has headlined festivals and venues spanning five continents from New York City’s Carnegie Hall to Beijing’s National Centre for the Performing Arts, and supported international icon Sting. […]

$34.00

Sunday, January 9th: Greg Robbins

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Greg Robbins is a jazz vocalist, composer, and lyricist who very recently transplanted to Nashville from Brooklyn, NY. Originally from Atlanta, GA, Greg was trained formally in Vocal Performance at Berry College in Rome, GA, where he graduated in 2015. He went on to receive a robust vocal and compositional training on the Atlanta jazz […]

$34.00

Thursday, January 13th: Open Mic Jam Hosted by Natasha Brown

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Come out and join us on Thursday nights in the comfort of The Velvet Note Living Room.  Meet the best, most passionate local area musicians, make essential connections and relax and enjoy the scene.  THIS is the area fun-spot–the place to meet others who play and/or simply enjoy great music, and it’s the ONLY Thursday […]

$20.00

Friday, January 14th: Jazz Singer and Saxophonist Danny Bacher

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Enter Danny Bacher.Singer. Saxophonist. Consummate performer. A dynamic entertainer with world-class talents in music, theater, and comedy– and man, does he swing! SHOWTIMES: 7:30pm and 9:30pm. Danny Bacher  is an award-winning singer, saxophonist, songwriter and entertainer in the fullest sense of the term. He’s not only a master of the demanding soprano sax, but combines his virtuosity on […]

$34.00

Saturday, January 15th: Natasha Brown, “This Thing Called Love”

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

SHOWTIMES: 7:30PM AND 9:30PM. Everyone yearns for it.  It drives some mad.  Some are completely over it, and others strive to give the very best of it.  “This Thing Called Love” is a live jazz experience, featuring Natasha Brown, that will take you through the ins and outs, ups and downs, the bad, the good, […]

$34.00

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