Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University

Miles Davis Festival

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Congratulations to our Jazz Club raffle winners. Do you want to win 2 complimentary tickets to Sketches of Blue: An Orbert Davis Tribute to Miles or River North Dance Chicago? Come to an upcoming Miles Davis jazz club performance and find out how! See schedule below for upcoming shows.



Presented by the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University
Featuring 3 Auditorium tribute performances and over 16 jazz club shows

Honoring the 85th Anniversary of Miles Davis' Birth

Bitches Brew 40th Anniversary Band

Thursday, March 31, 2011 | 8:00 pm
Martyrs’
3855 N. Lincoln Ave | 773.404.9494



Roosevelt University’s Chicago College of Performing Arts Vivid

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 | 7:30 pm
Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University
Free Admission



Sketches of Blue: An Orbert Davis Tribute to Miles

Thursday, April 14, 2011 | 7:30 pm
Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University
Tickets on sale January 18, 2011!



river northRiver North Dance Chicago

World Premiere!
Saturday, April 16, 2011 | 8:00 pm
Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University
Tickets on sale now!



Chicago’s Best Jazz Clubs Pay Tribute to Miles

January

Close Up 2
Corey Wilkes
Friday, January 21
8:00 pm, 10:00 pm
& 12:00 midnight
Saturday, January 22
10:00 pm, 11:30 pm & 1:00 am
$10.00 at door
closeup2jazz.com

Red Pepper’s Masquerade Lounge
Crosswind Does Miles
Sunday, January 23
7:00 pm
Free admission
redpepperslounge.com

Caribbean Cove Restaurant
Pharez Whitted
Wednesday, January 26
7:00 pm
$10.00 at door
caribbean-cove.com

February

Jazz Showcase
Band To Be Determined
Saturday, February 5
8:00 pm & 10:00 pm
$20.00 at door
jazzshowcase.com

The Marmon Grand
Robert Irving, III
Friday, February 11
8:00 pm & 10:00 pm
$10 at door
themarmongrand.com

Caribbean Cove Restaurant
Marquis Hill
Wednesday, February 16
7:00 pm
$10.00 at door
caribbean-cove.com

Jazz Showcase
John Moultrie presents: A Miles Davis Tribute Fundraiser
Tribute Fundraiser for the Miles Davis Magnet Academy in Chicago's Englewood Community
Wednesday, February 23
6:00 pm- 11:30 pm
$20.00 at the door
jazzshowcase.com

The Green Mill
Orbert Davis Quintet
Friday, February 25
9:00 pm
$12 at door
greenmilljazz.com

Room 43
Pharez Whitted
Sunday, February 27
7:30 pm
$10.00 donation admission
room43.com

March

50 Yard Line
Corey Wilkes
Monday, March 7
7:00 pm
hydeparkjazzsociety.com

Martyrs’
We Want Miles
Tuesday, March 8
8:00 pm
$10 advance tickets
martyrslive.com

Jazz Showcase
Mulligan Mosaics
Friday, March 11
8:00 pm & 10:00 pm
$20.00 at door
jazzshowcase.com

Close Up 2
Lake Effect
Friday, March 18
8:00 pm, 10:00 pm
& 12:00 midnight
Saturday, March 19
10:00 pm, 11:30 pm & 1:00 am
$10.00 at door
closeup2jazz.com

Martyrs’
Bitches Brew 40th Anniversary Band
Thursday, March 31
8:00 pm
$25 advance tickets
martyrslive.com

April

Room 43
Robert Irving, III
Sunday, April 10
7:30 pm
$10.00 donation at door
room43.com

Clockwise Theatre
Miles Davis tribute concert featuring Harrison Bankhead, Robert Irving III, Arthur O'Neil, Scott Hesse and Marquis Hill.
Produced by The Miles Davis Festival, Waukegan Main Street, Waukegan Arts Council and the City of Waukegan
Wednesday, April 27
7:00 pm
Free with advanced reservation at Brown Paper Tickets
Passport program not available for this performance.

Show dates and times subject to change.

See and Save Miles Davis Festival Passport Program

Attend 2-3 jazz club performances and receive $5.00 off a ticket to Sketches of Blue: An Orbert Davis Tribute to Miles or River North Chicago Dance Company. Attend 4-5 and receive $10.00 off a ticket. Attend 6+ and receive a free ticket.

*Passports available at the Auditorium Theatre Box Office and jazz club performances. Stamps received at jazz club performances. No price level restrictions on free tickets. Tickets must be redeemed at the Auditorium Theatre Box Office with stamped passport. Visit auditoriumtheatre.org for Box Office hours.

Share Miles…Share Music: Jazz Music Drive for CPS schools

In celebration of the Miles Davis Festival, Auditorium Theatre is collecting used CDs, sheet music, scores, music history books and albums. All donations will go to CPS schools looking to expand and grow their music programs.

Donation Locations:

Auditorium Theatre Lobby | 50 E. Congress Pkwy
Roosevelt University Lobby | 430 S. Michigan Ave
Fine Arts Building | 410 S. Michigan Ave
River North Chicago Dance Company,
The Ruth Page Center Lobby | 1016 N. Dearborn St
Chicago Jazz Philharmonic Offices | 1111 N. Wells St

Jazz’n with the Chicago Loop Alliance Pop-Up Art Loop Galleries

Visit Chicago Loop Alliance’s Pop-Up Art Loop Galleries during their Winter Gallery Walk. Each gallery will feature the live music of the incomparable Miles Davis. Select Wednesdays: February 16 and March 16, 2011. For additional information visit PopUpArtLoop.com.
5-8pm, Free Admission.

Pop-Up Gallery Locations:

205 S. State St
220 S. Wabash Ave
310 S. Michigan Ave
Gallery locations subject to change.

The Miles Davis Festival is made possible through the generous support of:



Thank you to our partners:

Chicago Jazz Philharmonic
Chicago Loop Alliance
Hyde Park Jazz Society
Jazz Institute of Chicago
River North Dance Chicago
Roosevelt University’s Chicago College of Performing Arts