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February thru November $39.93

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February thru October $120.15

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February thru November $144.00

To reserve a table for groups of 6-8 please contact the
Box Office Mon. – Fri. 10 AM – 5 PM.
There are a limited # of reserved tables available & the
cut-off to reserve a table is the Thurs. before the event.

Friday February 21, 2020 - 8:00pm

Sandusky State Theatre
107 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, OH 44870 - directions

Some of the classic jazz recordings came by artists from the famous Blue Note label in the 1950s and 1960s. Celebrate the artists, the music, and the stories with New York saxophonist George Michael and trumpeter Charles Saenz as they share the music of such jazz greats as Thelonious Monk, Lee Morgan, Joe Henderson, Cannonball Aderly, Freddie Hubbard, and more. Joining the evening is Michael Shirtz, Reggie Jackson, Doug Neel, and Dwight Bailey.

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Friday March 20, 2020 - 8:00pm

Sandusky State Theatre
107 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, OH 44870 - directions

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“Wistful Thinking” features a mix of original compositions, as well as arrangements from the Great American Songbook and traditional folk songs. The trio explores creating an intimate and melodic environment, but with an overall mixture to the group that might be different than how people are used to hearing trombone in jazz. Featuring the talent of jazz trombonist, composer and arranger Sam Blakeslee, Brandon Coleman on guitar, and Matt Wiles on bass, this promises to be an evening for all music lovers!
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Friday April 17, 2020 - 8:00pm

Sandusky State Theatre
107 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, OH 44870 - directions

This concert is sure to be a treat! Tony Hagood presents Laura Camara and Michael Shirtz paying tribute to some of the best scat singers ever! Including Al Jarreau, Mel Torme, Kurt Elling, Ella Fitzgerald, Anita O’Day, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Louis Armstrong, Carmen McRae and more.
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Friday May 15, 2020 - 8:00pm

Sandusky State Theatre
107 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, OH 44870 - directions

From the beginning, jazz and Broadway have shared a relationship of the American Songbook which has become the quintessential foundation for so many jazz standards. Join Michael Shirtz and a series of guests as they “jam out” on the great tunes from the stage and screen.

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