Mid-century art meets mid-century music on the first Friday of each month at the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art. Concerts are performed by the Ziad Jazz Quartet.
The museum now offers two full concerts at each Jazz at the Bechtler event. Concertgoers may choose from one of two shows: 6 to 7:30 p.m. or 8:15 to 9:45 p.m. Each concert is performed by the Ziad Jazz Quartet without an intermission.
August 2 - Latin Jazz
September 6 - Guest Vibraphonist Jon Metzger
October 4 - 1968 -- The Year in Jazz
November 1 - Tribute to Dexter Gordon
December 6 - Holiday Jazz SOLD OUT
February 7 - Jazz for Lovers Buy Tickets
April 4 - Gypsy Jazz Buy Tickets
May 2 - Guest Trombonist Rick Simerly Buy Tickets
June 6 - Tribute to Charles Mingus Buy Tickets
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for the 6 p.m. show and at 7:45 for the 8:15 show. Seating is first come, first served. Standing room only is available after all seats are claimed. Each concert is performed without an intermission in the museum lobby.
Food and Drink
Appetizers from e2 emeril’s eatery are sold before and during the concert. The cash bar offers, beer, wine and select liquor.
Jazz at the Bechtler attendees who visit e2 emeril's eatery before or after each concert are eligible for the restaurant's "3 for $30" three course pre fixe menu. Ask server for details.
Tickets to each concert are sold separately. Tickets are free for museum members and $12 for non-members. Purchase and reserve tickets online buy using the links next to each concert listing above. Tickets may also be purchaed by phone 704.353.9200 or at the admission desk.
Museum visitors receive discounted parking in the Levine Center for the Arts garage. Bring ticket in for validation.
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- Monday10am - 5pm
- Wednesday10am - 5pm
- Thursday10am - 5pm
- Friday10am - 5pm
- Saturday10am - 5pm
- Sunday12pm - 5pm
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