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Friday, April 28
From movies, television and comedy stages around the country, it’s J.B.SMOOVE at the Baltimore Comedy Factory, early and late evening shows, baltimorecomedy.com
CHOPTEETH AFRO FUNK BAND returns to Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club with a full out dance party, 8pm, bethesdabluesjazz.com
Four Generations of Miles with jazz legends JIMMY COBB, BUSTER WILLIAMS, SONNY FORTUNE and MIKE STERN brings its tribute to the master to DC’s Blues Alley throughout the we ekend, two shows each night, 8 and 10pm, bluesalley.com
Saturday, April 29
GARY THOMAS’ The Divide offers music for a live recording at Jazz at the Hopkins Club on the campus of Johns Hopkins University, two shows, 8:30 and 10pm.
At Caton Castle in Baltimore, it’s a Tribute to Dexter Gordon and the Tenor Titans featuring PAUL CARR and BOOTSIE BARNES along with BOB BUTTA on keys, HERMAN BURNEY on bass and HAROLD SUMMEY on drums, 6pm, catoncastle.com
It’s a night of comedy at Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club when JOE CLAIR welcomes a few friends, PIERRE, MESHELLE and OMAR TERRELL, 8pm, bethesdabluesjazz.com
The Tony award winning musical, Ragtime is on stage at the historic Ford’s Theater in Washington, DC. showcasing three American families during the turn of the 20th century, matinee and evening performances, running through May 20, fords.org
Sunday, April 30
The classic Lorraine Hansberry play, A Raisin in the Sun will run at Arena Stage in Washington, DC, through May 7, matinee and evening performances, arenastage.org
The Smooth Jazz Series at Maryland Live Casino closes out Jazz Appreciation Month with UNIT THREE DEEP. Doors open at 5pm, show time is 6pm. marylandlivecasino.com
Micah Sings Stevie is vocalist MICAH SMITH giving his special tribute to the musical genius of Stevie Wonder at the Howard and Mulberry Arts Center in Baltimore, 7:30pm, evite.com
And Charm City Jazz welcomes saxman MIKE PHILLIPS to Magooby’s in Timonium for an evening of contemporary jazz. Showtime is 6pm, charmcityjazz.com.