Events | The Velvet Note - Part 2

Events

Saturday, May 22nd: Alex Parchment

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Alex Parchment is a dedicated musician, producer, and artist. He wasborn in New York City in 1993 to hardworking, visionary parents. Alex hasbeen honing his trumpet and piano skills for years with his acceptance into the Rosa Parks High School of the Fine and Performing arts in Paterson, New Jersey, Jazz Connections, Jazz House Kids’ […]

$34.00

Sunday, May 23rd: Acoustic Love

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

7pm and 9pm Showtimes Singer MARCY MEREDITH and Guitarist STEVE RIECK team up for an evening of smooth, acoustic, romantic jazz.. Marcy Meredith (vocalist) has been in the entertainment industry for well over twenty years. Ms. Meredith was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. She began her pursuit of singing behind a closed bedroom door […]

$30.00

Friday, May 28th: The Bill Hart International Jazz Fusion Band

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Canadian Guitarist Bill Hart launches his brand new variety show 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, May 29th: The Mike Burton Quartet *** SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! ***

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

It may sound cliche, but Michael Burton was made for making music. Jackson, Mississippi native Michael Burton's musical gift was trained from an early age and honed through years of commitment. His mother was a singer with the Mississippi Mass Choir and his father a tenor saxophonist. In a home filled with music, he developed […]

$34.00

Friday, June 4th: The Bill Hart International Jazz Fusion Band

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Canadian Guitarist Bill Hart launches his brand new variety show 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

Sunday, June 6th: Legends of Jazz Presents John Coltrane’s Blue Train *** SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! ***

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

The Velvet Note presents another segment of its eighth series of Legends of Jazz, featuring the music of John Coltrane's Blue Train. 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 great American jazz artist. It’s like taking […]

$34.00

Friday, June 11th: The Bill Hart International Jazz Fusion Band

Canadian Guitarist Bill Hart launches his brand new variety show 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, June 12th: Flugelhornist Ron Helman

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

"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 gymnast. In his former […]

$34.00

Thursday, June 17th: Open Mic Jam Hosted by Singer Linda Ransom *** SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! ***

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 Linda Ransom. Come out and jam with us-- All genres welcomed! Singer Linda Ransom hails from Connecticut where she has enjoyed the privilege of working with world renowned musicians for many years.  World Renowned Venues such […]

$20.

Friday, June 18th: The Bill Hart International Jazz Fusion Band

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

7:00pm and 9:00pm Shows! Canadian Guitarist Bill Hart now performs TWO shows 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, June 19th: The Longineu Parsons Quartet

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Comprised of Longineu Parsons on trumpet and a smokin' hot band, this 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 Philly Joe Jones and Nancy Wilson to Sun Ra.

$37.00

Sunday, June 20th: Father’s Day Performance of The Longineu Parsons Quartet

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Comprised of Longineu Parsons on trumpet and a smokin’ hot band, this 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 Philly Joe Jones and Nancy Wilson to Sun Ra.

$37.00

Friday, June 25th: The Bill Hart International Jazz Fusion Band, feat. Madoca

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

7:00pm and 9:00pm Shows! Canadian Guitarist Bill Hart now performs TWO shows each Friday night, featuring his unique take on world music with international musicians and genre-bending selections, with new band member Madoca on keys. Come hang with us, and take a trip around the world without converting your currency or expediting your passport!

$34.00

Saturday, June 26th: The Slim Gambill and Kevin Bales Quartet

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Slim Gambill---Lead guitarist for GRAMMY Superstars Lady A ---returns to The Velvet Note with his own exhilarating jazz band. Also starring Kevin Bales on piano, Jack Jones on drums and Andre Manga on bass. First show at 7:00 is SOLD OUT!! Purchase 9:30 pm seats below:

$34.00

Sunday, June 27th: Mandi Strachota

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Born in Atlanta, Georgia and raised in the wilds of Wisconsin, Mandi Strachota is the product of southern roots and Midwest know-how, a potent mix of practicality and soulful dreaming. Mandi has become a fixture on the Atlanta scene, playing at local spots like Northside Tavern and Blind Willie's, and most recently The Vista Room […]

Thursday, July 1st: Open Mic Jam Hosted by Trumpeter Terence Harper

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 trumpeter Terence Harper. Come out and jam with us– All genres welcomed!

$20.00

Friday, July 2nd: The Bill Hart International Jazz Fusion Band

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

7:00pm and 9:00pm Shows! Canadian Guitarist Bill Hart now performs TWO shows each Friday night, featuring his unique take on world music with international musicians and genre-bending selections, with new band member Madoca on keys. Come hang with us, and take a trip around the world without converting your currency or expediting your passport!

$34.00

Saturday, July 3rd: Alfreda Gerald *** SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! ***

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Alfreda is an international singing powerhouse performing with Cher, Celine Dion, Sir Elton John, Whitney Houston, Yanni, Warren Haynes, and many others! Showcasing an incredible wealth of stage experience, Alfreda has performed shows throughout the world, singing at some of the most preeminent venues on earth, namely Royal Albert Hall, Madison Square Garden, Sydney Opera […]

$34.00

Friday, July 9th: Saxophonist Deon Yates

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Deon Yates began his solo career in 2009 when he competed against up and coming contemporary jazz artist from all over the United States at the Capital Jazz Challenge in Columbia, MD. Although he did not win the competition, he was named runner-up. This gave him the drive and determination to pursue his solo career further. […]

$34.00

Sunday, July 11th: The Alyson Williams Experience

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Entrepreneur, philanthropist and radio host, are just a few of the hats renowned Harlem raisedrecording artist Alyson Williams wears. With a voice so hauntingly pure, Alyson is able totransport you to your very own utopia while effortlessly showcasing she really can do it all. Growing up, Alyson was surrounded by and exposed to great music. Her father, celebratedJazz trumpeter and bandleader, Bobby Booker was a major influence in her life. With a passionfor performing, Alyson was inspired to study dance. Alyson first attended Marymount ManhattanCollege and later, City University of New York. Before she knew it, she became a featuredmember of the 80's vocal group "High Fashion" on Capital Records. Following her path of success, Alyson instantly grabbed the attention of Def Jam labelCEO, Russell Simmons and became the first female R&B artist to sign with the label. Alysonrecorded two albums on Columbia Record's Original Black Records label. Her first album,"Raw" spent an impressive 67 weeks on the Billboard charts, matched only by Madonna's "Likea Prayer" and went gold in the UK. Altogether, the album produced four top five singles, oneof which is the ever popular hit, "Just Call My Name." Next, Alyson pursued Broadway andstarred in "Rollin on the TOBA," "One Mo Time" and the "25th Anniversary Revival of the Wiz"directed and choreographed by George Fashion. After leaving Def Jam, Alyson collaborated with Marcus Johnson and together they producedAlyson's third solo album, "It's About Time." Soon after, she launched her productioncompany, A.W.P, A Woman's Prerogative. Alyson has most recently become an on-air radiopersonality on WHCR 90.3 FM The Voice of Harlem and has featured stand-out musicalguests. Alyson had the honor of being mentored by the late Dr. Maya Angelou. Following Dr.Angelou's death, Alyson was asked to perform at memorials that were given in her honor.Alyson was also invited by the United States Postal Service to perform The National Anthemand The Black National Anthem with the National Color Guard as a "Forever Stamp" wasdedicated to Dr. Angelou. Alyson has caught the attention of several other dignitaries and celebrities including FirstLady Michelle Obama, as well as Ms. Oprah Winfrey. Alyson was hand-picked by Ms. Winfrey toperform for her students visiting from Africa on their United States college tour. Other pasticonic appearances include, Soul Train, The Jay Leno Show, BET on Jazz and the Mo'niqueShow. Alyson has also appeared in Fox Searchlight Pictures, "Black Nativity" starring alongside Academy Award-winning actors Forest Whitaker, Angela Basset and JenniferHudson. Currently, she is in the studio completing a Jazz project titled, "Summer Nights in Harlem"featuring Christian McBride. She has also had the honor of completing four new gospelsongs. Future endeavors include an exciting R&B project, house music tracks, ablues/southern soul project and a Christmas CD. Additionally, Alyson is working on launching a jewelry line as well as a line of inspirational notecards. Blessed with an impeccable and soulful voice, Alyson is well respected by industry royaltyand fans worldwide for her innovative mind and honest lyrics. Her ambition anddetermination to create her own opportunities is precisely why she is successful, admired bymany and is the next bankable brand. Love and light, peace and blessings, miracles and musicall define the Alyson Williams experience.

$34.00

Thursday, July 15th: 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! Thursday, July 15th: Open Mic Jam Hosted by Guitarist/Singer Andrew Black $20.00 Buy now

$20.00

Friday, July 16th: The Bill Hart International Jazz Fusion Band

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

7:00pm and 9:00pm Shows! Canadian Guitarist Bill Hart now performs TWO shows each Friday night, featuring his unique take on world music with international musicians and genre-bending selections, with NEW BAND MEMBER Madoca on keys. Come hang with us, and take a trip around the world without converting your currency or expediting your passport!

$34.00

Saturday, July 17th: Blues Legend Bruce Katz

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

"This man is as good as it gets. One of the greatest keyboard artists I’ve ever heard."    -   John Hammond Bruce Katz is a legendary keyboardist (Hammond B3 and piano) who has released 10 CDs as a leader and has appeared on nearly 70 other CDs with the likes of John Hammond, Delbert McClinton, Ronnie […]

$34.00

Sunday, July 18th: The Kevin Oliver Quartet *** SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! **

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Born in Atlanta, Kevin Oliver, Jr, is a bandleader and saxophonist currently pursuing an undergraduate degree at The Juilliard School. Kevin started performing at the age of 11. In addition to playing traditional concerts, he also spent time busking in downtown Atlanta at sporting events, parks and street corners eager to share his gift with […]

$29.00

Friday, July 23rd: RivaBlue Presents Hope “Diamond” Deans *** SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! ***

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

WCLK Announcer RivaBlue presents Hope "Diamond" Deans, celebrating her new album “Awaken” Summer 2021 . Hope's been working on this collection of vibrant music since before the pandemic and is excited to bring it to you with a fabulous big band sound and horn players like Tom Brown of “Jamaica funk”. She is singing great […]

$34.00

Sunday, July 25th: Hollywood Actress/Singer Maria Howell with Joe Gransden

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

This is the one of the most incredible events of the summer! Buy your tickets BELOW! About Maria Howell: Maria Howell is an American actress and singer, born in Gastonia, North Carolina. Maria Howell began singing at age 13 in a choir at church. She has a degree in biology from Winston-Salem State University (in […]

$34.00

Friday, July 30th: 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, with NEW BAND MEMBER Madoca on keys. Come hang with us, and take a trip around the world without converting your currency or expediting your passport!

$34.00

Saturday, July 31st: Saxophonist Reggie Hines *** SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! ***

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. *** SOLD OUT!1 SOLD OUT!! […]

$34.00

Sunday, August 1st: The Fundraiser for Jazz Bassist Kevin Smith

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

This Sunday, Musicians from all over Atlanta gather to raise money for GRAMMY-winning bassist Kevin Smith, who recently lost his home and belongings to a house fire. All door entry proceeds (paid at door) or donations go to Kevin. Feel free to stop by for a little or a lot, and be sure to donate […]

$10.00

Thursday, August 5th: Open Mic Jam Hosted by Percussionist Ahsa Ahla

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS. A potpourri of performers entertains you throughout the night under the musical leadership of our house band, led by percussionist Ahsa Ahla.   Come out and jam with us-- All genres welcomed!

$20.00

Friday, August 6th: 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, with NEW BAND MEMBER Madoca on keys. Come hang with us, and take a trip around the world without converting your currency or expediting your passport!

$34.00

Thursday, August 12th: Open Mic Jam Hosted by Trumpeter Terence Harper

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 trumpeter Terence Harper. Come out and jam with us– All genres welcomed!

$20.00

Friday, August 13th: Jacques Lesure

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

Jacques Lesure was born in Detroit and first began playing guitars at the age of 10 in his church. He was influenced by people like George Benson and Kenny Burrell. His professional career started in gospel music with The Clark Sisters, Commissioned and other prominent Detroit gospel musicians, while studying jazz at the same time. […]

$34.00

Saturday, August 14th: A Tribute to Aretha Franklin by Sugarlips Shields *** SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! ***

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

“Sugarlips”, as L’Tanya is called by friends, family & those who have had the good fortune to hear her melodious voice. A native New Yorker whose singing credentials span from choir concerts, private parties to national competitions to international tours, Sugarlips has been humming hymns and singing songs since childhood. Her vivacious personality comes across […]

$34.00

Sunday, August 15th: The Life and Music of Lee Morgan *** SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! SOLD OUT!! **

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

The Velvet Note presents another segment of its eighth series of Legends of Jazz, featuring the music of Lee Morgan. 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 great American jazz trumpeter including his tragic demise. It’s […]

$34.00

Thursday, August 19th: Open Mic Jam Hosted by Percussionist Ahsa Ahla

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 percussionist Ahsa Ahla. Come out and jam with us-- All genres welcomed!

$20.00

Friday, August 20th: 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, August 21st: The 4 Korners

The Velvet Note Main Stage 4075 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta

An original live instrumental music band, The 4 Korners play jazz fusion, though they prefer to call their sounds “Journey Music.” The ensemble is composed of Clarence “T-lee” Hill on keys, James “JT” Thompson on bass, Isaac “Ike” Thompson on guitar, and Jerrod “J-rod” Sullivan on drums. They are connected in a variety of ways, and their bonds are strengthened by their shared […]

$34.00

Sunday, August 22nd: 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, August 26th: Open Mic Jam Hosted By Terence Harper

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 trumpeter Terence Harper. Come out and jam with us– All genres welcomed!

$20.00

Call Now To Reserve Your Tickets!

(855) 583-5838