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Music al fresco: French Café Jazz with OPUS 216 on Sunday, Aug. 21 at 1 & 3 p.m.
Classically trained, OPUS 216’s Cleveland musicians will take us on a musical journey spanning French Cafe Jazz to American Ragtime.
Tuesday Musical’s popular world-music concerts return to the lawn of the historic Barder House in West Akron. First up: American Ragtime to French Café Jazz with OPUS 216.
On three Sunday afternoons in August and September, pack your lawn chair or blanket — and even a picnic — to embark on musical journeys to France, Italy and Cuba without ever changing time zones.
Featuring musicians from throughout NE Ohio, the one-hour concerts are at 1 and 3 p.m.
French Café Jazz with OPUS 216 — Sunday, Aug. 21: Classically trained, OPUS 216’s Cleveland musicians will take us on a musical journey spanning French Cafe Jazz to American Ragtime.
Italian Folk Music with Alla Boara — Sunday, Aug. 28: Alla Boara’s modern arrangements of Italy’s near-extinct folk songs are variously surprising, playful, mournful, tender, and bewitching. The vision of drummer and composer Anthony Taddeo (Helen Welch/Hey Mavis), Alla Boara also features vocalist Amanda Powell (Apollo’s Fire), guitarist Dan Bruce, trumpeter Tommy Lehman, bassist Ian Kinnaman, and accordionist and keyboardist Clay Colley.
Cuban Soul and Latin Rhythms with Justo Saborit and Havana Nights —
Frequent-Flyer packages are $50 for all three concerts. Single-concert tickets for $20. Free for students. On sale at www.tuesdaymusical.org or 330-761-3460. Tickets also available at the concerts as long as lawn space is available.
1041 W. Market St., Akron, OH 44313