Float Like a Buffalo
Wednesday, March 24, 6:15 & 9:15 p.m.
Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom, 2635 Welton Street
$35 High-energy Denver septet Float Like a Buffalo combines funk with ska, reggae and rock. Gin & Jazz Wednesdays in March, 8 p.m.
Tracks Nightclub, 3500 Walnut Street
$15 Fireside at Five's community-driven jazz series will champion and celebrate artists who embody and carry forth the Five Points jazz legacy in the modern-day Mile High. The lineup includes Stafford Hunter & Latin Jazz Explorations (March 24), and Purnell Steen & Le Jazz Machine (March 31).
The Shamen Sextet Wednesday, March 24, 7 p.m. Dazzle $20
The East High School students in the Shamen Sextet, each mentored by local jazz legend Keith Oxman, are aiming to push the boundaries of jazz.
Hard Blue Thursday, March 25, 7 & 9 p.m. Larimer Lounge $40-$120
Local trio Hard Blue, which combines hard rock with blues grooves, plays two shows at the Larimer.
Jack Dunlevie Trio
Thursdays in March, 6:30 & 8:30 p.m.
Nocturne, 1330 27th Street
Jazz pianist Jack Dunlevie, bassist Patrick McDevitt and drummer Kevin Matthews explore the music of Oscar Peterson.
Jack Hadley Thursday, March 25, 7 & 9 p.m. Lost Lake, 3602 East Colfax Avenue $20-$40
Boulder guitarist and singer Jack Hadley, one of the finest bluesmen in the region, will play two sets.
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