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Akron, OH  44313
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Events

  • Wednesday, November 22, 2017 @ 7:00 PM EST
    Doors open at 6:00 pm. Free admission and full Pub Bricco menu served during this performance.

    "Sausalito" band members include: 

    Dorianne Denard (Vocals) Kyle Magilavy (Key Board & Vocals) John Kokoczka (Bass) With special guest on Drums - Ali Boyd.

    Visit their Facebook page here!

  • Friday, November 24, 2017 @ 7:00 PM EST

    Tickets are $10. First 30 reserved then general admission.

    At 22-years-young, Lucas Kadish is taking large strides in the world of jazz and improvised music. He has performed alongside artists such as Les McCann, Jeff “Tain” Watts, Javon Jackson, JD AllenGeorge Kontrafouris, Dominick Faranacci, and many more. He’s led four tours of his own music nationally and internationally. He has performed at the Montreux Jazz Festival (Switzerland), Bern Jazz Festival (Switzerland), Winnipeg TD Jazz Festival (Manitoba, Canada), Kennedy Center Millennium Stage(D.C.), Tri-C Jazz Festival(Cleveland), at Beit Haamudim (Tel Aviv, Israel), and at Κεραμειο (Athens, Greece).
     
  • Wednesday, November 29, 2017 @ 7:00 PM EST

    Doors open at 6:00 p.m., free admission and full Pub menu served during the performance.

    The Bobby Selvaggio Quartet consists of Bobby Selvaggio on alto sax, Theron Brown on piano, Jordan McBride on bass, and Zaire Darden on drums.

    Bobby Selvaggio is one of the leading alto saxophone voices on today's jazz scene.  In the words of pianist Kenny Werner, “Bobby is among the best of players out there,” and legendary saxophonist Joe Lovano praises Bobby by calling him “one of the few young saxophonists on the scene today that captures you with his strong presence, focus, and sound.”

    Bobby, who grew up in the Cleveland area, earned his Bachelor of Music in Music Performance from Kent State University.  He eventually moved to New York City and earned a Masters degree in Jazz Performance from the Manhattan School of Music. While in New York, Bobby studied with  Joe Lovano, Bobby Watson, Dick Oatts, and Maria Schneider.

    After living in New York City and gigging around town at places like the Vanguard, Smalls, and Birdland for four years, Bobby decided to move back to Cleveland with his family. He has dedicated himself to keeping jazz alive in Cleveland and his passion for jazz education has led him to serve as Director of Jazz Studies at Kent State University.

    In addition to his work in jazz education, Bobby continues to expand his discography. His most recent recording is Short Stories (Origin Records, 2014) featuring Aaron Goldberg on the piano, which follows Way Of Being (Arabesque Records, 2013), Grass Roots Movement (Arabesque Records, 2011) and Modern Times (Arabesque Records, 2009).  Modern Times featured Kenny Werner on piano and Sean Jones on trumpet. Bobby’s Unspoken Dialogue (Playscape Recordings, 2007), also featured Kenny Werner, as well as Jamey Haddad on drums, Ben Street on bass, and Paul Tynan on trumpet.

    In addition to playing alto saxophone, Bobby also plays soprano saxophone, alto clarinet, flute, and is a composer, arranger, and jazz clinician. 

    Visit his website here.

  • Wednesday, December 6, 2017 @ 7:00 PM EST
    Doors open at 6:00
    Free Admission
    Full Pub Bricco food and drink menus served during this live entertainment. 

    Blu Monsoon – the freshest, most original band in Ohio - is a group of talented, award-winning, young professional musicians who have come together to create original music that has broad appeal without being cliché. They tailor their sound for any situation from an outdoor concert using multiple keyboards, bass, drum kit and guitar to intimate club, winery or restaurant featuring just piano, bass and cajon (drum box). They also bring a unique flair to private events. Their following continues to grow with over 600 Facebook fans and an email list of over 100.

    Blu Monsoon was formed in early 2012 at the end of a local cover band that included Mike Schirch (keys, composer, producer) and Jeff Jeric (bass). They immediately sought out Adam Hradisky (drums) who played with them in the Brecksville High School jazz band where both Adam and Mike won the Louis Armstrong award in consecutive years.

    Much of 2012 was spent writing, practicing, and making their first recording, At 21 and Daisy. In 2013 they released their second album, Hot Tub Maintenance, which is available at gigs, by mail, iTunes and CD Baby. Their most recent release, an EP titled Three, came out in September 2015.

     

  • Wednesday, December 13, 2017 @ 7:00 PM EST

    Free Admission! Doors open at 6:00.

    Full Pub Bricco food and drink menus served during the performance.

    Peggy has over 30 years experience as a vocalist.  Her ability to sing many different styles of music and make an audience feel right at home and thoroughly entertained has endeared her to many loyal fans.  She learned from the best as she spent almost 20 years performing with Akron’s North Hill legend, Phil Palumbo, and his band.

    Pub Bricco in Akron hosts live music events every Wednesday night. Check back frequently to learn about our upcoming live entertainment!

  • Wednesday, December 20, 2017 @ 7:00 PM EST

    Doors open at 6, free admission. Full Pub Menu served.

    Western Reserve Big Band plays a variety of musical styles including classic/contemporary Big Band, Jazz, Pop, R&B and repertoire from the Great American Song Book. This includes music from the library of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Glen Miller, Jimmy & Tommy Dorsey, Stan Kenton, Woody Herman, Les Brown, Bob Crosby, Miles Davis, Horace Silver, Oliver Nelson and many others including arrangements of Broadway show tunes.

    Formed in 2011, the band continues to perform in Akron, Aurora, Cuyahoga Falls, Hudson, Kent, Medina and Tallmadge. The ensemble includes 5 saxophones, 4 trombones, 4 trumpets, piano, bass, drums and vocalist. The musicians are all part of the larger Western Reserve Community Band based in Hudson, OH.

  • Wednesday, December 27, 2017 @ 7:00 PM EST

    Doors open at 6 pm, free admission, full Pub menu served.

    A native of Akron, Ohio, he melds his diverse experiences to create space for communication to flourish. As a bassist, radio producer, and educator he constantly engages and deliberately elevates the more beautiful aspects of humanity with pragmatic optimism.

    Forfia's most recent pursuits have garnered international acclaim. He was a finalist in the Ron Carter Bass Competition at the Detroit Jazz Festival in July 2016 and was awarded the 1st prize at the International Society of Bassists’ Scott LaFaro jazz bass competition in July 2015. He produced season two of “Jazz@Eastman – Past, Present, and Future,” a weekly hour-long podcast featuring music and stories from the Sibley Music Archives and Eastman’s global alumni network - which is currently in its second rotation in Rochester, NY.

    Visit His Website Here

  • Wednesday, January 17, 2018 @ 7:00 PM EST

    Doors open at 6. Free admission, full Pub Menu served.

    Helen brings her vocal talent back to Pub Bricco. Come check out her jazzy arrangements of everything from Broadway to standards to the Beatles. Learn more by visiting www.helenwelch.com.

  • Wednesday, January 31, 2018 @ 7:00 PM EST
    Doors open at 6:00 pm. Free admission and full Pub Bricco menu served during this performance.

    "Sausalito" band members include: 

    Dorianne Denard (Vocals) Kyle Magilavy (Key Board & Vocals) John Kokoczka (Bass) With special guest on Drums - Ali Boyd.

    Visit their Facebook page here!

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