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Three musical evenings comprise acoustic series at La Jolla Athenaeum

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After a successful first return season, the Friday Acoustic Evenings series will bring nine more local musicians to the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library for 7:30 p.m. concerts hosted by Jefferson Jay, Oct. 11, Oct. 25 and Nov. 15.

Great American Songbook: Cabaret nights in La Jolla draw a musical crowd

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For the past three months, a group of vocal locals has been gathering to sip wine and take a stab at any number of popular standards and songs from the Great American Songbook.

Here’s a list of places to hear music live in La Jolla

The next chance to hear street concerts in the Village is 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14 at the Merchant’s Association’s Haute La Jolla Nights event.

From a soothing jazz ensemble to a rocking ’80s dance band, music lovers are sure to find cool sounds to usher in the fall season at one or more of the following La Jolla venues:

Not done yet! La Jolla High grad celebrates release of self-produced album

La Jolla High graduate nathan Fox will return to San Diego to release his EP ‘I’m All Done.’ Whitney Pratt

Nathan Fox, who grew up in La Jolla and attended Torrey Pines Elementary School, Muirlands Middle School and La Jolla High, will return to San Diego for the official release of his self-produced album, “I’m All Done,” 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17 at the House of Blues, 1055 Fifth Ave.

A Musical Journey: La Jolla Symphony & Chorus’ new season to celebrate ‘Life’

Music Director Steven Schick and the La Jolla Symphony & Chorus in rehearsal. Courtesy

The La Jolla Symphony & Chorus’ (LJS&C) 2013-2014 season titled, “Life,” will feature a series of music events that will each take a page from the exigencies of being human, culminating in a spring celebration of Choral Director David Chase’s 40th anniversary year with the ensemble.

A-Listers host art mixer at Athenaeum on Aug. 29

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Choose a cocktail and a song when the Athenaeum A-List presents “Member’s Choice: Pick Your Poison,” 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29 at the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, 1008 Wall St.

Athenaeum in La Jolla heralds 17th fall jazz concert season

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Seating is limited for the Wednesday night concerts and early reservations are advised.

La Jolla Community Center’s first jazz concert in new series is a hit!

The trio fills the room with jazz magic. Courtesy

The premiere of La Jolla Community Center’s “Fourth Fridays Jazz Series” drew a crowd of music-lovers to the center on July 26, for a performance by jazz flutist Lori Bell, piano great Mike Garson and standup bass icon Rob Thorson. The evening began with a wine and hors d’oeuvres reception followed by Garson asking the audience to select four random notes from the musical scale, around which he built a stunning piano improvisation.

Eternal Recurrences: Multi-media experience to explore family histories

Margaret noble with her handmade music box. Courtesy

Margaret Noble, who has a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from UC San Diego and an MFA in Sound Art from the Art Institute of Chicago, spent years mixing dance music in underground clubs before moving into the world of performance art.
Her latest adventure, coming to San Diego Museum of Art on Aug. 7, is “Righteous Exploits,” a multi-media piece she created with Justin Hudnall, executive director of the spoken word collective “So Say We All.”

SummerFest 2013 will open with ‘dance’ music concert on Aug. 2

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a Jolla Music Society will launch its SummerFest 2013 with the program, “Let’s Dance!” 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2 at Sherwood Auditorium in the Museum of Contemporary Art, 700 Prospect St.

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