The 12th Annual Lexus of Valencia Jazz and Blues kicks off this Friday with popular jazzman Finis Tasby. The free gathering will be held on Town Center Drive in front of the Hyatt Regency in Valencia.
The event features regional, national and international entertainers in a street party setting while offering interactive activities for adults and children.
This year’s series will run consecutively for 12 weeks through August 27. Hours for the concerts will be 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. and Keyes Lexus of Valencia returns as the title sponsor of the series.
The schedule of artists appearing is:
June 11 – Finis Tasby
June 18 – Tom Nolan
June 25 – Lori Andrews JazHarp Quartet
July 2 – Teresa James & the Rhythm Tramps
July 9 – Jeff Jensen Band
July 16 – Doña Oxford
July 23 – Jim Gibson
July 30 – Lightnin’ Willie & the Poorboys
August 6 – Reno Jones
August 13 – Nelsen Adelard
August 20 – Delgado Brothers
August 27 – Michael John & the Bottom Line
In addition to the sounds offered from some of the top jazz and blues recording artist in the world, the scheduled series will bring a variety of interactive programming for the entire family.
A variety of food and beverages will be offered, including wine and beer for adults. No pets or outside food or beverages are allowed and admission is free.
Seat reservations are available for $10 or VIP tables for $100 that seat 10 people. VIP Tables include a prime location, bar service, the ability to order food to go and table signage/decoration. Reservations for this service may be made by calling (661) 290-2911.
The events will take place on Town Center Drive in front of the Hyatt Regency at McBean Parkway in Valencia.