November 22, 2014 @ 8pm
Otis Clay made most of his best-known records in Memphis during the early '70s, but he's still universally hailed as Chicago's deep soul king. In a city filled to overflowing with legendary blues artists, Clay has become the proud standard-bearer for Chicago's enduring soul tradition.
December 5, 2015 @ 7p & 10p
Urban Jazz Coalition has made a strong impression with traditional & satellite/internet internet radio stations propelling their last four CD releases, “Gravitate”, “A New Day”, “Down To Get Up”, and “Long Street” to each achieve “Top 50” status on international airplay charts, and to generate worldwide distribution of the group’s music catalogue.
December 12, 2014, 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Voted Top 5 new Bands at SXSW in 2013 Amazing talent that makes their mark in popular music, this classically trained South Florida twosome, Wilner “Wil B” Baptiste and Kevin “Kev Marcus” Sylvester. A show not to be missed!Purchase tickets at the Ritz Theatre Box Office Tuesday – Friday 10-4 and Saturdays 10-2pm 904.807.2010
December 13, 2014, 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Come join the Ritz for a music of Allen Toussaint. You are about to experience one of the music world's treasures. The Southern Knight has led a surge of music that spans five decades. Collaborations with / Songs covered by Elvis Costello,The Rolling Stones, Patti Labelle, The Who, The Band,Paul McCartney, Aaron Neville, Dr. John, Jerry Garcia, Phish, Plant / Krauss and scores of others.
Purchase tickets at the Ritz Theatre Box Office Tuesday – Friday 10-4 and Saturdays 10-2pm 904.807.2010
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December 20, 2014 @ 8pm
As fads come and go, it’s nice to know that some things never go out of style. Case in point: power-packed R&B as delivered by soulful singer/songwriter Avant.
January 16, 2015 @ 8pm
Case, known best for hit songs including: “Touch Me Tease Me,” “Missing You,” “Happily Ever After” and “Faded Picture” is back with his fourth album, The Rose Experience which will soon be released on his own Indigo Blue Imprint.
January 17, 2015 @ 8pm
Long regarded as one of Contemporary Jazz's leading vocalists, Diane Schuur is as eclectic as she is brilliant.
January 30, 2015 @ 8pm
"Jumping, rocking blues…Peterson is a triple-threat player, excelling on guitar, piano and especially Hammond organ." —Washington Post
February 7, 2015 @ 8pm
Father of VH1’s R&B Diva Syleena Johnson, Syl prepares to grace the Ritz stage to remind audiences that his famous R&B singing daughter got her talent—honest. Syl’s unique blues sound is one to not miss.