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Lexus of Valencia will host 13 Annual Jazz & Blues Concert

Posted: May 14, 2011 2:12 p.m.
Updated: May 14, 2011 2:12 p.m.

Get ready for the sounds of live Jazz and Blues bands to once again fill Town Center Drive in Valencia. This will be the 13th year that the Lexus of Valencia Jazz & Blues will feature regional, national and international entertainers in a quaint street party setting while offering interactive activities for adults and children.

This year's series, set to begin Friday, June 10, will run consecutively for 12 weeks through August 26. Hours for the concerts will be 7:00 PM until 9:30 PM. The events will take place on Town Center Drive at McBean Parkway in Valencia.

Keyes Lexus of Valencia returns as the title sponsor of the series.

This season audiences will enjoy some of the favorite returning artists as well as some surprises as exciting new recording artists will be featured for the first time at the series.

Opening the series on June 10 is Tin Drum - with their unique style of the Blues mixed in with their own invigorating freshness. This band of world class musicians includes veterans of American music from Ambrosia, Jimmy Buffet, Pink Floyd and more.

Other returning artists include:
• Contemporary Blues Female Vocalist of the Year nominee Teresa James & the Rhythm Tramps.
• Michael John & the Bottom Line. His dynamic vocals combined with his unique style on harmonica and rhythm guitar receives media attention and airplay on blues stations throughout the United States.
• Doña Oxford - Known as "The Boogie Woogie Woman" for her two-fisted piano playing, Doña is fronting one of the hottest Blues bands of the 21st century.
• Lori Andrews JazHarp Quartet - This world famous Jazz artist, who rocks out on the harp, has a long list of A-list performances, including on-camera television and film credits.
• Tom Nolan Band - Soul, blues, rhythm and blues, jazz, they do it all.... Bring people to their feet with a world class rhythm section, great vocals and an intense show that makes dancing irresistible!

13th Annual Lexus of Valencia Jazz & Blues Concert Series

New featured artists include:
• 2010 West Coast Blues Hall of Fame Male Vocalist of the Year, Artwork Jamal.
• Also, new to the series is Shari Puorto, a passionate, energetic Blues singer, songwriter with a soulful raspy Janis Joplin sound.

In addition to the extraordinary 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 as well as a variety of food and beverages, including wine and beer for the adults. No pets or outside food or beverages are allowed. Admission is free.

The Lexus of Valencia Jazz & Blues Concert Series is produced by Summit West - Public Relations & Marketing. For more information regarding the series or sponsorship opportunities go to or call Barbara Myler at 661-290-2911.


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