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POSTPONED Benny Golson
May 1 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
DUE TO COVID19 Please stay tuned for this new date.
Hugh’s Room Forced to Move Due to Rent Hike
As many of you will now have heard, that despite months of negotiations with our landlord, we have failed to come to agreement on terms based on fair market value. As a result we will be forced to close our doors at our current location on March 31, 2020.
It is our intention to honour as many of our show bookings and tickets as possible, but it is going to take us a bit of time to secure an alternate venue. We are confident that all shows on the calendar will have a home and as soon as an alternate venue is secured, we will be notifying all ticket holders immediately. We ask patrons to kindly not reach out to our box office for updates in the interim.
Friday, May 1, 2020 | 8:30PM
Advance $60 / Door $70 *
Benny Golson – tenor saxophone
Sharp Radway – piano
Ibrahim Jones – bass
Gaylyn McKinney – drums
Jazz Icon, Benny Golson was born in Philadelphia, PA on January 25, 1929. Golson has played in the bands of Benny Goodman, Dizzy Gillespie, Lionel Hampton, Earl Bostic and Art Blakey. Few musicians can claim a recording career that literally redefines the term “jazz”. Benny Golson has made major contributions to the world of jazz with such jazz standards as: Killer Joe, I Remember Clifford, Along Came Betty, Stablemates, Whisper Not, Blues March, Five Spot After Dark, Are you Real?
Benny Golson is the only living jazz artist to have written 8 standards for jazz repertoire. For more than 60 years, Golson has enjoyed an illustrious, musical career and continues to impress critics, fans and fellow musicians.
* Advertised pricing excludes taxes, ticketing and sustainability fees.
* Ticket Price: $60.00
* Service Fee: $4.00
* Sustainability Fee: $5.00
* HST: $8.97
* Total Ticket Price: $77.97