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June 14, 2024 – 8:00 PM

Celebrating the Legacy of Chick Corea & Gary Burton

Performed by Christian Tamburr & Taylor Eigsti

Enjoy a live jazz performance from Christian Tamburr on vibraphone and Taylor Eigsti on piano celebrating the legacy of Chick Corea and Gary Burton.

The collaboration between Corea and Burton spanned more than 40 years, raising the bar for the art of the jazz duo. To celebrate Chick’s birthday and the music crafted between these two icons, Grammy-winning pianist Taylor Eigsti and award-winning vibraphonist Christian Tamburr unite to pay homage to one of jazz’s most respected and longest lasting duos.

The Legacy of Jazz Series is produced by Christian Tamburr and presented with official piano sponsor Ruggero Piano.

 
 
 

June 15, 2024 – 7:30 PM

Sample Sale Music

Featuring Dasan Ahanu, Tai Allen & The Holloway Group Band

Downtown Cary will come alive with the performance of Sample Sale Music, a jazz outfit that loves hip-hop. Come enjoy a band that loves the structure of boom bap and the fluidity of improvisation; who love the rigors of jazz but the cadence of a cypher.
Lead by featured performers Dasan Ahanu, Tai Allen, Joel Holloway, and Issac Childs, this group of professional musicologists has played Art of Cool in Durham, SoHo House in NYC, Atlanta’s Apache, the Indie Soul Festival of Western Massachusetts, and BlueNote in the National Jazz Museum. The audience journeys through jazz, blues, and soul. It all shows up within a collaboration of rap and poetry.

 
 
 

 

 

Past Events

February 2, 2024 – 8:00 pm

A Brilliant and Uncertain Performance

Dasan Ahanu & The Holloway Group Band

Dasan Ahanu Cary TheaterThis unique live band and spoken word experience is based on Dasan Ahanu’s poetry chapbook, “a brilliant uncertain rebellion.”
 
Each poem will blend clever interpretations of Andre 3000’s musical catalog, including Outkast songs and guest appearances, to create a performance experience unlike any other.
 
Dasan is an award-winning poet, spoken word artist, and emcee. Over the past year, he has engaged the community, and elevated the conscious of students and emerging artists from all over N.C. as the 2023 Piedmont Laureate.

 


February 3, 2024 – 7:00 pm

Jason Adamo Presents

N.C. Songwriters in the Round — SOLD OUT

North Carolina’s top songwriters return for a performance in the round. This year’s showcase features two sets of artists sharing the stories behind the songs while performing Nashville-style in the round.

Featured artists include: Jason Adamo, Stephen Jenkins, George Hage, Reeve Coobs, Julie McKnight, Jeremy Gilchrist, Brooke Hatala, and Amy Gerhartz.

 


February 10, 2024 – 6:00 pm & 8:00 pm

Some Enchanted Evening — SOLD OUT

Jane Monheit & The Christian Tamburr Trio

Jane Monheit is a jazz and adult contemporary vocalist with a deep passion for the Great American Songbook. Come enjoy her perform the music of Rogers & Hammerstein.

With many highly acclaimed solo albums and more than two decades of international touring experience, Jane has had the privilege of making music with some of the greatest musicians in jazz.

By age 22, Jane was working with legends such as Tommy Flanagan, Ron Carter, and Kenny Barron, recording her first albums, and touring the planet. This led to collaborations with jazz luminaries such as Terence Blanchard, Ivan Lins, Tom Harrell, John Pizzarelli, Christian McBride, Vince Mendoza, Jorge Calandrelli, and many more.

Jane has appeared on David Letterman, Conan O’Brien, CBS Sunday Morning, Good Morning America, The Tonight Show, The View, and many popular international talk shows. She will perform with The Christian Tamburr Trio. The Legacy of Jazz Series is produced and curated by Christian Tamburr and presented with official piano sponsor Ruggero Piano.

 


March  9 – 7:30 pm

A Twist of Gold

Carrie Marshall

Carrie Marshall Cary TheaterCome hear a fresh take on pop classics with a twist of jazz. The golden threads of pop and sultry notes and rhythms of jazz intertwine, creating an event that leaves you inspired, uplifted, and with a newfound appreciation for the timeless magic of music. Carrie Marshall’s singing transcend genres, blending beloved pop classics, original compositions, and the mesmerizing allure of jazz. She covers songs from artists such as the Beatles, Amy Winehouse, Norah Jones, Dolly Parton, Patsy Cline, The Cure, Cyndi Lauper and more!

 


March 23, 2024 – 6:00 pm & 8:00 pm

The Great American Crooners — SOLD OUT

Clint Holmes & The Christian Tamburr Trio

The captivating Clint Holmes reigns as a musical chameleon and you’ll no doubt be delighted by this night’s performance of great crooners Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Tony Bennett, and Nat King Cole.

With an electrifying stage presence, and a voice that resonates powerfully, Clint mesmerizes audiences, painting each performance as a unique masterpiece. From topping the charts with “Playground In My Mind” to receiving a GRAMMY® nomination for his 2017 album “Rendezvous,” Clint’s 40+ year career showcases his remarkable talent.

He headlined his own theater at Harrah’s for 7 years and has performed at the iconic venues Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, The Royal George Theater in Chicago, and many more around the world. Clint will perform with The Christian Tamburr Trio. The Legacy of Jazz Series is produced and curated by Christian Tamburr and presented with official piano sponsor Ruggero Piano.

 


APRIL 13, 2024 – 7:00 PM

Jason Adamo Presents

N.C. Songwriters in the Round — SOLD OUT

North Carolina’s top songwriters return for a performance in the round. This year’s showcase features two sets of artists sharing the stories behind the songs while performing Nashville-style in the round.

Featured artists include: Jason Adamo, John Sierra, James Dunn, Mysti Mayhem, Brent Jordan, Adam Pitts, Gretchen Norwood, and Josh Rhyne.

 


APRIL 19, 2024 – 8:00 PM

Comedy Night: Robert Mac & Bryan Morton

Enjoy an uproarious night of comedy in downtown Cary. Robert Mac’s the thinking man’s non-thinking man: cerebral, silly and self-deprecating. Bryan Morton has an affable southern charm that brings a room together. Don’t miss your chance to see top touring comedians downtown at The Cary! 
 
 
 

MAY 3, 2024 – 7:15 PM

Bret’s Open Mic – Cary Edition

Going strong for over 25 years, Brett Chambers started Open Mic Night at Sam and Audrey Sellers’ “Talk of the Town,” where it was an anchor in downtown Durham’s nightlife. Now it comes to Cary as a stage show featuring top curated talent from past shows. And, as always, the #1 rule of open mic night is to HAVE FUN!

 

 


MAY 10, 2024 – 8:00 PM

RISSI PALMER TRIO

Join us for an intimate evening of country, R&B, and Southern Soul performed by one of country music’s most versatile artists. Tickets go on sale Feb. 28, 2024. “Palmer is a powerful vocalist with a helluva set of pipes,”  says Martine Ehrenclou, Rock & Blues Muse.

In 2007, Rissi released her debut album with charting singles, “Country Girl,” “Hold On To Me,” and “No Air.” Since then, she has released a Christmas single, a children’s album, an EP, and her most recent album, Revival, which has been critically hailed as her most personal and uplifting work.
 
Rissi has shared the stage with Taylor Swift, The Eagles, Chris Young, Charley Crockett, and many more. She also hosts her own radio show “Color Me Country with Rissi Palmer,” and is a special correspondent for CMT’s Hot 20 Countdown.
 
 

May 17, 2024 – 8:00 PM

Comedy Night: Paul Farahvar & Paul Ollinger

Paul F. delights audiences with his quick-witted dry humor, centered as an aging bachelor and former litigator. He’s been a staple at Chicago’s Laugh Factory, an actor on “Chicago Med,” and has Dry Bar specials coming this year.

Paul O. also bailed on the corporate world after 15 years in tech. He’s opened for Daniel Tosh, Dave Attell, Chelsea Handler, plus rock bands Styx and Collective Soul. He’s also the host of the Crazy Money podcast, exploring the connection between money, work, and happiness. Guests have included Judd Apatow, LL COOL J, Moby, and winners of the Nobel Prize, Heisman Trophy, and Olympic gold medalists.

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