Music calendar
by Bart Mendoza
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Nathan East
Nathan East
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Lori Bell
Lori Bell
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MUST HEAR

Jazz aficionados will be thrilled to hear that beginning on Jan. 24, the Fourth Fridays jazz series will return for a six-month run, once again at the La Jolla Community Center. The concerts will be helmed by acclaimed flautist Lori Bell, with opening night set for a special “Women in Jazz” concert. For this first event, Bell will be joined by vocalist Allison Adams-Tucker, pianist Melonie Grinnell, bassist Evona Wascinski and special guests. Future events in the series will feature varied themes and players, including “A Tribute to James Taylor” (Feb. 28) and “From Bach to Bebop” (April 25). If you’re a jazz fan, you won’t want to miss a second of any of them.

Lori Bell and Allison Adams Tucker: Jan. 24 at the La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. All ages. 8 p.m., $15-$25. www.ljcommunitycenter.org/wp

UC San Diego alumnus Nathan East is one of the world’s best bass guitarists, a Grammy nominee who has played with Michael Jackson, Eric Clapton, Paul McCartney, Beyoncé and more. On Saturday, Feb. 1, East will return to his alma mater for a one-time performance in the Conrad Prebys Concert Hall. All proceeds will go to scholarships for current students attending UCSD’s Thurgood Marshall College who graduated from The Preuss School UCSD.

Nathan East: Feb. 1 at Conrad Prebys Concert Hall, UCSD. $20-$75, rels.ucsd.edu or (858) 534-1507.

Friday, Jan. 24

Tomcat Courtney, blues legend, 6 p.m., Café-Bar Europa

Campbell, singer songwriter covers, 6 p.m., Prospect Bar & Grill

Chris Cerna, standards, 6 p.m., La Valencia

Ray Briz Trio, piano jazz, 7 p.m., Eddie V’s

Silver Snakes, indie rock, 7 p.m., Che Café, UCSD

ZB Savoy, pop and country, 7 p.m., Amaya

Tad Sisler, vocals, piano, keyboards, 8 p.m., Manhattan of La Jolla

FUNdamental Fridays, DJ night, 8 p.m., Barfly

AfroJazziacs, Latin & Afro Cuban Jazz, 9 p.m., Café-Bar Europa

Stratos, covers, 9 p.m., Beaumont’s

Saturday, Jan. 25

Robin Henkel, acoustic blues, 10 a.m. Bird Rock Coffee Roasters

Ryan Hiller, singer-songwriter covers, noon, Prospect Bar & Grill

Jimmy Lewis, singer-songwriter covers, 3:15 p.m., Prospect Bar & Grill

Zak Lipton Trio, traditional jazz, 4 p.m., Café-Bar Europa

Tomcat Courtney, blues legend, 7 p.m., Café-Bar Europa

Pat Dowling, standards, 6 p.m., La Valencia

Aquile, singer songwriter covers, 6:30 p.m., Prospect Bar

Freddie A Dream Trio, piano jazz, 7 p.m., Eddie V’s

Chicken Bone Slim, blues, 7 p.m., Amaya

Actuary, extreme music, 7 p.m., Che Café, UCSD

Tad Sisler, vocals, piano, keyboards, 8 p.m., Manhattan of La Jolla

Santana pa Ti, tribute to legendary guitarist, 7 p.m., Café-Bar Europa

Gonzolgy, classic covers, 9 p.m., Beaumont’s

Sunday, Jan. 26

Malmana, flamenco, 10 a.m. La Valencia

Joe Cardillo, acoustic covers, 11:30 a.m., Beaumont’s

Brent Curtis & Mike Myrdal, noon, Prospect Bar & Grill

Lakshmi Basile, flamenco, 2 p.m., Café-Bar Europa

Sounds Like Four, jazz, 4 p.m., Café-Bar Europa

Jimmy Lewis, acoustic covers, 4 p.m., Prospect Bar & Grill

John Cain, piano jazz, 5 p.m., Eddie V’s

Middle Earth, belly dance ensemble, 8 p.m., Café-Bar Europa

Diatribe, punk, 7 p.m., Che Café, UCSD

Monday, Jan. 27

Orvieto Piano Trio, classical, noon, La Jolla Athenaeum

Dave Hermsen, guitar duo and vocals, 4 p.m., Café-Bar Europa

John Cain, piano jazz, 5 p.m., Eddie V’s

Stefanie Schmitz and Amanda Portella, Brazilian music, 7 p.m., Café-Bar Europa

Tuesday, Jan. 28

Stefanie Schmitz, jazz and world music, 4 p.m., Café-Bar Europa

Lisa Campbell, 6:30 p.m., Prospect Bar & Grill

Grupo Globo, Brazilian music, 7 p.m., Café-Bar Europa

Mika Zlalkovich, piano jazz, 7 p.m., Eddie V’s

Jennifer Bewerse, classical, 7 p.m., CPMC Concert Hall, UCSD

Wednesday, Jan. 29

Kevin and Eduardo, latin guitar and vocals, 7 p.m., Café-Bar Europa

Freddie A Dream Trio, piano jazz, 6 p.m., Eddie V’s

Aquile, classic covers, 6 p.m., Prospect Bar & Grill

Tomcat Courtney, blues legend, 7 p.m., Café-Bar Europa

Kayla Hope, covers, 8 p.m., Beaumont’s

Thursday, Jan. 30

Talia, 4 p.m., Café-Bar Europa

Richard James Trio, piano jazz, 6 p.m., Eddie V’s

Chris Cerna, standards, 6 p.m., La Valencia

Brent Curtis, classic covers, 6 p.m., Prospect Bar & Grill

The Jade Visions Jazz Trio, jazz, 7 p.m., Café-Bar Europa

Mark Fulton Band, top 40, 7 p.m., Amaya

The Mezingers, punk, 7 p.m., Che Café, UCSD

Zinchiladas, acoustic quartet, 7 p.m., Café-Bar Europa

Allegra, classic covers, 7:30 p.m., Beaumont’s

Friday, Jan. 31

Tomcat Courtney, blues legend, 6 p.m., Café-Bar Europa

Chris Cerna, standards, 6 p.m., La Valencia

Lisa Campbell, acoustic covers, 6 p.m., Prospect Bar & Grill

AJ DeGrasse Trio, piano jazz, 7 p.m., Eddie V’s

Ice Hockey, indie rock, 7 p.m., Che Café, UCSD

Lance Diekmann, blues, 7 p.m., Amaya

Victoria Martino and James Lent, Schubert for violin and piano, 7:30 p.m., La Jolla Athenaeum

Ab-Soul, hip-hop, 8 p.m., Porter’s Pub, UCSD

Tad Sisler, vocals, piano, keyboards, 8 p.m., Manhattan of La Jolla

AP Danish String Quartet, classical, 8 p.m., CPMC Concert Hall, UCSD

Afrojazziacs, Latin and Brazilian jazz jams, 9 p.m., Café-Bar Europa

Dave Booda Band, covers, 9 p.m., Beaumont’s

Saturday, Feb. 1

Ryan Hiller, acoustic covers, noon, Prospect Bar & Grill

Nathan East, bass legend, 3 p.m., CPMC Concert Hall, UCSD

Jimmy Lewis, acoustic covers, 3:15 p.m., Prospect Bar & Grill

Zak Lipton Trio, Brazilian music, 4 p.m., Café-Bar Europa

Tomcat Courtney, blues legend, 6 p.m., Café-Bar Europa

Malamana, flamenco, 6 p.m., La Valencia

Aquile, acoustic covers, 6:30 p.m., Prospect Bar & Grill

JazzMikan, piano jazz, 7 p.m., Eddie V’s

ZB Savoy, pop and country, 7 p.m., Amaya

Tad Sisler, vocals, piano, keyboards, 8 p.m., Manhattan of La Jolla

Tony La Voz and the Cold Duck Trio, jazz and Latin sounds, 9 p.m., Café-Bar Europa

Sunday, Feb. 2

Malaman, flamenco, 10 a.m. La Valencia

Kayla Hope, acoustic covers, 11:30 a.m. Beaumont’s

Brent Curtis and Mike Myrdal, acoustic covers, noon, Prospect Bar & Grill

Sounds Like Four, jazz, 4 p.m., Café-Bar Europa

Jimmy Lewis, acoustic covers, 4 p.m., Prospect Bar & Grill

Ray Briz Trio, piano jazz, 6 p.m., Eddie V’s

Big Boss Buble, rock and Euro jazz, 7 p.m., Café-Bar Europa

Monday, Feb. 3

Dave Hermsen, guitar duo and vocals, 4 p.m., Café-Bar Europa

John Cain, piano jazz, 5 p.m., Eddie V’s

Stefanie Schmitz and Amanda Portella, Brazilian jazz jam, 7 p.m., Café-Bar Europa

Into It Over it, indie rock, 7 p.m., Che Café, UCSD

Camera Lucida, Mozart and Brahms, 7:30 p.m., CPMC Concert Hall, UCSD

Tuesday, Feb. 4

Stefanie Schmitz, Brazilian jazz, 4 p.m., Café-Bar Europa

Mikan Zlalkovich Trio, piano jazz, 7 p.m., Eddie V’s

Grupo Globo, jazz and world music, 7 p.m., Café-Bar Europa

Wednesday, Feb. 5

Kevin and Eduardo, Latin guitar, 4 p.m., Café-Bar Europa

Aquile, acoustic covers, 6 p.m., Prospect Bar & Grill

Freddie A Dream Trio, piano jazz, 6 p.m., Eddie V’s

Tomcat Courtney, blues legend, 7 p.m., Café-Bar Europa

Aquile, 6:30 p.m., Prospect Bar & Grill

Rick Ross, jazz and pop, 7 p.m., Amaya

Kayla Hope, classic covers, 7:30 p.m., Beaumont’s

Thursday, Feb. 6

Talia, 4 p.m., Café-Bar Europa

Brent Curtis, acoustic covers, 6 p.m., Prospect Bar & Grill

Tad Sisler, vocals, piano, keyboards, 7 p.m., Manhattan of La Jolla

Miss Massive Snowflake, indie rock, 7 p.m., Che Café, UCSD

Jade Visions Jazz Trio, jazz, 7 p.m., Café-Bar Europa

Mark Fulton Band, Top 40 and classic rock, 7 p.m., Amaya
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