USC School of Music 813 Assembly Street, Columbia

featuring Sullivan Fortner We welcome all ages, abilities, and instruments! In 2018, the youngest participant was 12 and our oldest 88. There will be someone else your age. There is nothing to be afraid of! We place everyone in groups at their

Smooth Jazz at Chayz Lounge

Chayz Lounge 607 Meeting Street, West Columbia

Smooth Jazz at Chayz Lounge every Friday and Saturday. See their facebook event page for current listings: Every Friday and Saturday, Chayz Lounge offers the best in smooth jazz and R&B. Check the Facebook event page for more: Chayz Lounge is the live music and

Live Jazz at The Aristocrat

The Aristocrat 1001 Washington Street, Columbia

Every Friday and some Saturdays, you'll find world-class, inspiring live jazz in a welcoming, hip, and fun space accompanied by awesome food and supreme cocktails! Visit our Facebook page for more info: OR call (803) 708-8004. The Aristocrat is a gastropub inspired by our southern heritage,


New Orleans Master Pianist Sullivan Fortner

USC School of Music 813 Assembly Street, Columbia

Lauded as one of the top jazz pianists of his generation, Sullivan Fortner is recognized for his virtuosic technique and captivating performances. The winner of three prestigious awards – a Leonore Annenberg Arts Fellowship, the 2015 Cole Porter Fellowship from the American Pianists Association, and the 2016


Jazz & R&B Night @ Michael’s Bistro Cafe

Michael's Bistro Cafe 3001 Broad River Rd., Columbia

The Brian Hunter Collab. is back in action @Michael's Bistro Cafe. LIVE MUSIC OUTSIDE!!! - Weather permitting. Take in a night of eclectic music – jazz, R&B, soul, funk, go-go and more. Early arrival strongly encouraged for a good seat! Special guests: Zach Sanders (saxophonist), Durrell Jules


USC ColaJazz Camp Grand Finale Concert

USC School of Music 813 Assembly Street, Columbia

Free and open to the public, our 2019 USC ColaJazz Camp GRAND FINALE CONCERT is a moving, incredible experience for all. Come witness the power of jazz bringing all ages, all levels, all demographics together in concert as our camp combos show off what they have learned

Louie Hehman at Gervais and Vine

Gervais & Vine 620-A Gervais Street, Columbia

Most Monday evenings, pianist Louie Hehman plays old standards and new favorite in a mellow, yet memorable style. Come peruse the outstanding selections at Columbia's premier wine bar and unwind to some solo keys. Generally goes 6-9, but buy Louie a second glass of wine and he

Spirits of Jazz: Cola Does Nola

The Joint at 1710 Main 1710 Main Street, Columbia

This a GRAND PAIRING event featuring: Cajun and Creole dishes Unique craft cocktails Live New Orleans music by the Mark Rapp Group PLUS... The Joint Underground will also feature a French 75 cocktail bar. 

   The Joint, in partnership with ColaJazz and award-winning mixologist, Josh Streetman,


Robert Gardiner Jazz and Friends

Bistro on the Boulevard 1085 Lake Murray Blvd, COLUMBIA

Dr. Robert Gardiner is the founder of the South Carolina Jazz Masterworks Ensemble and President of the South Carolina Jazz Foundation. He is a Professor of Music at Lander University. He has a Doctorate in Saxophone Performance from USC and a Masters in Jazz Studies from DePaul

HG Jam Session

Hunter-Gatherer Brewery & Alehouse 900 Main St, Columbia

The Hunter-Gatherer Jam Session led by Mark Rouse is back in session! Join Rouse and company from 8p-11p for a night of up-and-comers to seasoned veterans sitting in and partaking in a classic jam session. More info on HG: