Saturday, June 2nd, 2018
Meydenbauer Center Theatre
11100 NE 6th St, Bellevue, WA 98004-5524
Some of the brightest stars and rising talents of the jazz and blues worlds are coming together for the 11th annual edition of the Bellevue Jazz & Blues Festival at The Theatre at Meydenbauer Center. Whether you've been a jazz fan for years or are new to the blues, don't miss your chance to hear amazing acts live and share the experience with a passionate community. One of the headliners is Deva Mahal, the daughter of legendary blues musician Taj Mahal, with whom she wrote the song "Never Let You Go" on his Grammy-nominated album "Maestro" and whose debut album, "Run Deep", was just released. Mahal's also performed alongside legends like Etta James, Dianne Reeves, The Roots and Cyndi Lauper and is set to perform at the legendary Hollywood Bowl this summer. The other major artist set to headline is the Dr. Lonnie Smith and his trio. Smith's been an authentic master of the Hammond B-3 organ for over five decades and has been featured on more than 70 albums.