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Tim Froncek and TC Friends

The Block MI

Enjoy an evening of fantastic jazz at the Block! Tim will be joined by four great musicians from Traverse City to bring you swingin’ jazz at its best. The quintet will feature sax players Bill and Laurie Sears, legendary pianist Bob James and bassist Jack Dryden—along with West Michigan’s favorite jazz drummer!

$10 – $28

Benny Green, Straight-Ahead Jazz

The Block MI

“He conveys exalted inspiration without showboating or pretentiousness.” (Jazz Times) Hailed as the most exciting hard-swinging, hard-bop pianist to ever emerge from Art Blakey’s legendary Jazz Messengers, Benny Green’s expanded jazz language have placed him on the vanguard of its evolution.

Sujari Britt, Classical Cello: The Block

The Block MI

The program we’ve all been waiting for—by the time it arrives, literally for two years! Sujari was within a day of her performance debut in West Michigan when the Covid lockdown began in March 2020. We are looking forward to welcoming Ms. Britt back for her long-awaited double-header with WMS and at The Block!

House of Hamill, Celtic Fiddle

The Block MI

Another program delayed by Covid, Rose Baldino and Brian Buchanan create exciting original jigs, reels and songs while breathing new life into traditional Irish fiddling. Their voices are hypnotic and irresistible, their chemistry engaging and hilarious.

Arturo Ziraldo and Friends, Classical Chamber

The Block MI

West Michigan Symphony’s Principal Violist will assemble a musical cast of friends—from our community and beyond—to perform the greatest hits of the string quartet! Enjoy favorite and rarely performed movements from the last 400 years of this extraordinary musical genre.

Recurring

Summer Jazz at The Block: Tim Froncek and Friends

The Block MI

Legendary jazz drummer Tim Froncek returns to The Block this summer! Mr. Froncek and a collection of friends will present three evenings of stellar live jazz in the elegant ambiance (and air-conditioned comfort) of The Block. Enjoy your favorite regional artists while sipping your favorite beverage of choice. Step out onto the rooftop deck after […]

$15 – $20
Recurring

Summer Jazz at The Block: Tim Froncek and Friends

The Block MI

Legendary jazz drummer Tim Froncek returns to The Block this summer! Mr. Froncek and a collection of friends will present three evenings of stellar live jazz in the elegant ambiance (and air-conditioned comfort) of The Block. Enjoy your favorite regional artists while sipping your favorite beverage of choice. Step out onto the rooftop deck after […]

$15 – $20

Recurring

Summer Jazz at The Block: Tim Froncek and Friends

The Block MI

Legendary jazz drummer Tim Froncek returns to The Block this summer! Mr. Froncek and a collection of friends will present three evenings of stellar live jazz in the elegant ambiance (and air-conditioned comfort) of The Block. Enjoy your favorite regional artists while sipping your favorite beverage of choice. Step out onto the rooftop deck after […]

$15 – $20