Friday, March 15, 2013

FREE Comerica Java & Jazz Concert Series at Detroit Main Library starts on 3/19 with Straight Ahead

Straight Ahead in concert on March 19th
Free concert series celebrates its 13th season, kicks off with local musicians

Comerica Bank has partnered with the Detroit Public Library to present the FREE Comerica Java & Jazz: A Coffee House Series for the 13th consecutive year. The concert series brings world-renowned jazz musicians to Detroit for music fans to enjoy free of charge.

“Comerica is proud to present the Java & Jazz series, which provides an arts and culture experience for people of all ages, backgrounds and budgets,” said Patricia McCann, vice president, national civic affairs manager, Comerica Bank. “Detroit has a great history of jazz music dating back to the 1950s, and the city continues to be a driving force in the genre today.”

The FREE concerts will be held on the third Tuesday of every month from March through July at the Detroit Public Library, Friends Auditorium located at 5201 Woodward Ave. Detroit, MI 48202.

The series kicks off Tuesday, March 19 with Detroit-based Straight Ahead, an all female group widely recognized for its eclectic and soulful approach to creating music. The complete lineup includes:

Straight Ahead
Tuesday, March 19, 6:00 p.m.

The B. Williams Experiment
Tuesday, April 16, 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, May 21, 6:00 p.m.

The Mike Jellick Quartet
Tuesday, June 18, 6:00 p.m.

Sin Hielo
Tuesday, July 16, 6:00 p.m.

Comerica Java & Jazz Series
Detroit Public Library - Friends Auditorium
15201 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202.


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