Hi, this is Your Girl Cheryl with What’s Hot for the Weekend!
Friday, July 7
Award winning vocalist RUEBEN STODDARD appears at The Howard Theatre in Washington, DC, 7pm, thehowardtheatre.com
The 8th Annual Lake Arbor Jazz Festival kicks off 2017 with headliner bassist GERALD VEASLEY at the Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club, 8pm, bethesdabluesjazz.com.
THE LIONEL LYLES QUINTET will be onstage for two shows with Lyles on saxophone, 8 and 9:30pm at An Die Musik on North Charles Street in Baltimore, andiemusiklive.com
Saturday, July 8
The Baltimore Comedy Factory continues with a Special Event Weekend when it welcomes, actor/comedian BILL BELLAMY to its stage in multiple shows, baltimorecomedy.com.
The Lake Arbor Jazz Festival continues with a day full of performances in Bowie featuring saxophonist EDDIE BACCUS, JR, trumpeter CHARMAINE MICHELLE, guitarist DREW DAVIDSON, and bands POINT BLANK, HEAVENLY SOUNDS and more. The music starts at noon. lakearborjazz.com
AARON SEEBER offers straight ahead jazz sounds at Caton Castle, 6pm is the time. catoncastle.com
Sunday, July 9
A rare encounter—CARL FILIPIAK and LAFAYETTE GILCREST. The Sequel appear together again at An Die Musik in one show only, 6pm, andiemusiklive.com
Saxophonist SARAH HUGHES performs at Twins Jazz Club in Washington, DC, two shows, 8 and 10pm, twinsjazz.com.
As always, a calendar listing of events throughout the area is available at www.yourgirlcheryl.net. And find Your Girl Cheryl on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to get updates all week long.