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Friday, March 11th: Chantae Cann

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

If we're being honest, no one's ever really just heard Chantae Cann. In truth, you experience her.  She opens her mouth and 10,000 hours of studied mononymous legends filter through that voice, The Stevie. The Chaka.  The Erykah, Jill, India and Brandy. It's the church in her work. The courageous blend of an authentic soul […]

$37.00

Saturday, March 12th: R&B/Jazz Singer Cleveland Jones and The Justin Varnes Quartet *** SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! **

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

SHOWTIMES: 7:30PM AND 9:30PM. 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, March 17th: St. Patrick’s Open Mic Jam!

Have you tried OPEN MIC JAZZ JAM at Atlanta area’s #1 rated jazz club? . It’s like karaoke, but much, much better. Come out to The Velvet Note and listen to or jam with our extraordinary house band, including piano virtuoso Randy Hoexter, bassist Andre Manga, world drummer Yakou N’Guesson, and guitarist Bill Hart. Come […]

$20.00

Friday, March 18th & Saturday, March 19th: The Joe Farnsworth Quartet **** SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! ***

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY SHOWTIMES: 7:30PM AND 9:30PM. This extraordinary quartet makes their way from New York City to The Velvet Note, it's not to be missed! About Joe Farnsworth.  One of the most highly regarded jazz drummers on the scene today, Joe is known for his blazing speed, precision, musical, and melodic playing. Upon moving to New […]

$55.00

Thursday, March 24th: Open Mic Jam Hosted by Guitarist Bill Hart

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Have you tried OPEN MIC JAZZ JAM at Atlanta area’s #1 rated jazz club? . It’s like karaoke, but much, much better. Come out to The Velvet Note and listen to or jam with our extraordinary house band, including piano virtuoso Randy Hoexter, bassist Andre Manga, world drummer Yakou N’Guesson, and guitarist Bill Hart. Come […]

Friday, March 25th: Dave Potter and Retro Groove CD Release Concert

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

SHOWTIMES: 7:30PM AND 9:30PM. Dave Potter is quickly becoming known as a formidable musician. He has performed with many well-known jazz artists and recorded 2 albums with Jason Marsalis, as well as the soundtrack to a short film with bassist Delbert Felix. Born in Danville, VA, Potter did not grow up into a musical family. […]

$34.00

Saturday, March 26th: Lori Williams *** SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! ***

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Acclaimed jazz vocalist Lori Williams possesses a most impressive resume as a performing artist, educator, songwriter, producer, support vocalist and musical theater actress.  Her reputation and level of respect are top shelf and unimpeachable. However, this Washington, D.C.-native Lori is electing to let her hair down to pursue a more relaxed passion path in the […]

$34.00

Sunday, March 27th: Hiroya Tsukamoto

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

TWO SHOWTIMES: 7:00 - 8:30PM and 9:00 - 10:30PM. Hiroya is a one-of-a-kind guitarist and composer. Born and raised in Kyoto, Japan and in 2000, he received a scholarship to Berklee College of Music and came to the US. Since then, he has been performing internationally including United Nations, Blue Note in New York Japanese […]

$30.00

Thursday, March 31st: Open Mic Jam Hosted by Lisa Van Osch

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Showtime: 8pm - 11pm (come when you'd like). Have you tried OPEN MIC JAZZ JAM at Atlanta area’s #1 rated jazz club? . It’s like karaoke, but much, much better. Come out to The Velvet Note and listen to or jam with our extraordinary house band, including piano virtuoso Randy Hoexter, bassist Andre Manga, world […]

$20.00

Friday, April 1st: Funkyard X

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

SHOWTIMES: 7:30PM AND 9:30PM. ** NOTE: 7:30 SHOW IS SOLD OUT! ** SHOWTIMES: 7:30PM AND 9:30PM. It's April Fool's Day, but we're not joking around. This is the most righteous brass-funk band to come out of the midwest since Earth, Wind and Fire, and they're going to throw it down at The Velvet Note! Come […]

$34.00

Saturday, April 2nd: Kelley Andres’ Jazzy Soul

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

SHOWTIMES: 7:30PM AND 9:30PM. No newcomer to the art of performing, Kelley Andre is a multi-talented Entertainer, Singer and Songwriter. A New York native, his infused R&B, Jazz, Funk, New Soul sound and style delivers a distinct & melodic 2nd Tenor/ Baritone flavor that permeates inner souls.  LISTEN TO KELLEY ANDRE PERFORM HERE. Fasten your seatbelts […]

$34.00

Sunday, April 3rd: Legends of Jazz Presents The Music of JJ Johnson *** SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! ***

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

ONE SHOW ONLY– 7:00PM It’s the TENTH Season of Legends of Jazz, and in Episode 2, The Justin Varnes Quartet plays tribute to the music of Trombonist JJ Johnson As with the entire Legends of Jazz series, Mr. Varnes will guide guests–in engaging, narrative form– through the life of the artist, as well as the impact […]

$39.00

Friday, April 8th: GRAMMY-Nominated Pianist Benito Gonzalez Performs The Music of McCoy Tyner

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

SHOWTIMES: 7:30PM AND 9:30PM. Featuring Delbert Felix on Bass and Che Marshall on Drums. Pianist Benito Gonzalez, two-time Grammy nominee, is an internationally beloved artist who combines a long lineage of American jazz traditions with rhythms from around the world. He’s worked with dozens of the greats, and he always brings some of the best […]

$34.00

Saturday, April 9th: Flugelhornist Ron Helman

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

SHOWTIMES: 7:30PM AND 9:30PM. “While listening to flugelhornist Ron Helman’s new album, you might detect a strong insinuation of line and form, of motion, elegance and grace – and for good reason. Before becoming a jazz musician at the ripe age of 44, the New Jersey-born, New Mexico-based Helman spent years as a dancer and […]

$34.00

Sunday, April 10th: Vibraphonist Drew Tucker

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

SHOWTIMES: 7:00PM AND 9:00PM 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 […]

$34.00

Thursday, April 14th: Open Mic Jam Hosted by Singer/Guitarist Andrew Black

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Showtime: 8pm – 11pm (come when you’d like). Have you tried OPEN MIC JAZZ JAM at Atlanta area’s #1 rated jazz club? . It’s like karaoke, but much, much better. Come out to The Velvet Note and listen to or jam with our extraordinary house band, including piano virtuoso Randy Hoexter, bassist Andre Manga, world […]

$20.00

Friday, April 15th: Saxophonist Reggie Hines

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Celebrate Tax Day and Bring the HEAT!  Reggie Hines is an ASCAP Award Winning and Grammy nominated songwriter, producer, and international recording artist. Reggie Hines' soulful and expressive sound has provided him the opportunity to write and perform music for a diverse roster of artists including Chaka Khan, Angie Stone, Regina Belle, and Stevie Wonder.

$29.00

Saturday, April 16th and Sunday, April 17th: Celebrated Jazz Harpist Edmar Castaneda

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Saturday Showtimes: 7:30pm and 9:30pm Sunday Showtimes: 7:00pm and 9:00pm Also starring Rodrigo Vilalon on drums. Edmar Castañeda stands quite apart from any of the others, current or past, because he has been born and bred upon the culture of “the land of a thousand rhythms”, which refers, of course, to Colombia. Thus, when he […]

$44.00

Thursday, April 21st: Open Mic Jam Hosted by Singer/Guitarist Andrew Black

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, April 22nd: 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, April 23rd: Robin Latimore *** SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! ***

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

SHOWTIMES: 7:30PM AND 9:30PM. Robin started singing as a little girl for devotion at her mother’s revival services and in church. “When your mom is the minister, you don’t have a choice”. It was her parents who sparked her musical interest. Her dad had a passion for traditional and contemporary jazz as well as big […]

$37.00

Thursday, April 28th: Open Mic Jam Hosted by Guitarist/Singer Andrew Black

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Showtime: 8pm – 11pm (come when you’d like). Have you tried OPEN MIC JAZZ JAM at Atlanta area’s #1 rated jazz club? . It’s like karaoke, but much, much better. Come out to The Velvet Note and listen to or jam with our extraordinary house band, including piano virtuoso Randy Hoexter, bassist Andre Manga, world […]

$20.00

Friday, April 29th and Saturday, April 30th: The Nat Adderley, Jr. Quartet *** SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! ***

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

SHOWTIMES: Friday, April 29th @ 7:30pm and 9:30pm Saturday, April 30th @ 7:30pm and 9:30pm Nat Adderley, Jr., is a renowned jazz pianist, bandleader, arranger, and producer. Nat is perhaps best known for his more than twenty-year tenure as music director for R&B legend Luther Vandross, during which time he wrote, arranged, and produced some […]

$39.00

Sunday, May 1st: Andre Manga

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

SHOWTIMES: 7:00pm and 9:00pm. Native of Yaoundé, Cameroon in Central Africa, composer, arranger and bassist, Andre MANGA built his first musical instrument at seven years old, a pseudo marimba made with bamboo and a part of a tree trunk. Later, he designed a guitar with strings made from bicycle brakes cables as well. A chance […]

$34.00

Friday, May 6th: LatinPercussion Star Frankie Quinones

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

We continue our celebration of Cinco de Mayo with Latin Percussionist Frankie Quinones. Frankie is an independent Atlanta, GA based Latin and World Percussionist with a passion for playing all styles of music. Born and raised in Buffalo, NY he has been playing drums and hand percussion since the age of four years old. In […]

$34.00

Happy Mother’s Day! Saturday, May 7th & Sunday, May 8th: The Legendary Bosman Twins

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

SATURDAY SHOWTIMES: 7:30PM AND 9:30PM SUNDAY SHOWTIMES: 5:30PM AND 7:30PM Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Dwayne’s and Dwight’s passion for jazz started at an early age. They grew up listening to the sounds of great jazz artists such as Earl “Fatha” Hines, Count Basie, Duke Ellington and their father Lloyd Smith, who was a well […]

$37.00

Friday, May 13th: 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, May 14th: The Tony Tatum Experience *** SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! ***

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

SHOWTIMES: 7:30PM AND 9:30PM. The Tony Tatum Experience presents Cozy Classics LIVE! Tony Tatum is an accomplished and seasoned artist that performs with the energy like no other. He had the pleasure of sharing the stage with the legendary Jacksons, The O'Jays, Ashford & Simpson and many more over the years. He has been a […]

Sunday, May 15th: Brazilian Jazz Starring Sofia Kriger

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

A night featuring the classics of Brazilian Jazz incorporating bossa nova, MPB, samba, and more….Featuring guest artist Brazilian Singer Sofia Kriger from New York and Atlanta’s Singer/Guitarist Sander Pinheiro. Come melt away with us and join us for a night remember.  

$34.00

Thursday, May 19th: Open Mic Jam Hosted by Dwan Bosman

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Showtime: 8pm – 11pm (come when you’d like). Have you tried OPEN MIC JAZZ JAM at Atlanta area’s #1 rated jazz club? . It’s like karaoke, but much, much better. Come out to The Velvet Note and listen to or jam with our extraordinary house band, including piano virtuoso Randy Hoexter, bassist Andre Manga, world […]

Friday, May 20th & Saturday, May 21st: Famed Trumpeter Dominick Farinacci

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY SHOWTIMES: 7:30PM AND 9:30PM. Trumpeter Dominick Farinacci graduated from the first jazz program offered by The Juilliard School,  and proceeded to launch his career with a prolific run of eight albums.   Farinacci was named the very first Global Ambassador to Jazz at Lincoln Center by Wynton Marsalis, working to further integrate music into communities around the world […]

$36.00

THE BIG BRUNCH EVENT: The Halie Loren Trio

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Jazz-pop singer/songwriter Halie Loren, hailing from Alaska and Oregon, is driven by a passion for authentic story-telling through music. Her award-winning original songs and ten albums to-date have topped international charts, and her multi-lingual performances have delighted audiences and garnered dedicated fans around the world for over a decade. In every setting — from intimate […]

$20.00

Sunday, May 22nd: Legends of Jazz Presents the Music of Duke Ellington

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Legends of Jazz Series begins with a celebration of the music of bandleader Duke Ellington.   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 […]

$39.00

Thursday, May 26th: Open Mic Jam Hosted by Saxophonist Dwan Bosman

Showtime: 8pm – 11pm (come when you’d like). Have you tried OPEN MIC JAZZ JAM at Atlanta area’s #1 rated jazz club? . It’s like karaoke, but much, much better. Come out to The Velvet Note and listen to or jam with our extraordinary house band, including piano virtuoso Randy Hoexter, bassist Andre Manga, world […]

$20.00

Friday, May 27th: Songstress Emily Tucker

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Miami-born, Atlanta-based vocalist Emily Tucker brings classically-trained pipes that transfer seamlessly into her heartfelt, jazz-indie style. Emily blends the warmth of Billie Eillish with the playful charm of Kristen Chenowith. She has been touted as “a rising jazz gem” and shared the stage with Tony and Grammy award winners. Emily is best known for her […]

$34.00

Saturday, May 28th: The Michelle Malone Band

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

SHOWTIMES: 7:30PM AND 9:30PM. Michelle Malone is an award-winning American singer, songwriter, guitarist, and producer in the rock, folk, blues and pop idioms. Malone was born and raised in Atlanta, GA by a musician mom with whom she toured in the summers. She grew up listening to her mother and grandmother sing in the church […]

$34.00

Thursday, June 2nd: The Velvet Note Open

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

This is our first-ever open-mic performance competition. 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 celebrity music couples, each jam night is sure to […]

$20.00

Friday, June 3rd: The Velvet Note’s 10th Anniversary, Starring Joey Sommerville!

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

This is it! The Velvet Note's big anniversary party is here and you are invited! It's gonna be a jazz party throw down of great talent, food spirits and extra fun. Joey has received numerous awards and accolades including The American Society of Young Musicians All That Jazz Award. He was a featured soloist on […]

$34.00

Saturday, June 4th: An Evening with Laila Biali

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Multi award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter, pianist and CBC Music national broadcaster has performed 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. In 2020, Laila was honoured by SOCAN Music with the Hagood Hardy Award for Excellence in Songwriting.

$37.00

Thursday, June 9th: 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 celebrity […]

$20.00

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

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

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

$34.00

Saturday, June 11th: The Mark Rapp Funktet–Jazz Meets Motown

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

SHOWTIMES: 7:30PM AND 9:30PM. The Velvet Note presents...JAZZ MEETS MOTOWN with the Mark Rapp Funktet. The Mark Rapp Funktet performs unique arrangements of popular songs from MoTown, Pop and everything in between. Jazz Meets Motown draws from classic Motown favorites and takes you on an exciting jazz journey.Mark Rapp: trumpetJonathan Knott: guitarAntonio McKie: keysRodney Foster, Jr.: […]

$37.00

Sunday, June 12th: Legends of Jazz Presents the Music of Cannonball Adderley *** SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! ***

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Legends of Jazz Series begins with a celebration of the music Cannonball Adderley! 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 jazz history […]

$37.00

Thursday, June 16th: 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 celebrity […]

$20.00

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

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