Category Archive • Dance

Music for Labor Day Weekend

Music for Labor Day Weekend

Blackberry Bushes “Bluegrass” –  Friday, August 29 @ 7:30 Cara Francis “Jazz” – Saturday, August 30 @ 7:30   Here comes the weekend!  And I bet you’re curious what to expect on the Third Place stage. Keep reading to find out!   The Blackberry Bushes have that rare magic that allows them to artfully fuse sounds from many genres into ...

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Music in the Commons 8.15 and 8.16

Music in the Commons 8.15 and 8.16

Dina Blade and Swingin’ in the Rain “Swing” – Friday, August 15th  @ 7:30 Island Jazz Quintet “Jazz” – Saturday, August 16th @ 7:30 Dina Blade, (of Swingin’ in the Rain) is a refreshingly natural singer with a great sense of time and swing who specializes in singing American popular songs from the 1930s and 40s,preserving the work of master ...

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Weekend music in the Commons 8.8 and 8.9

Weekend music in the Commons 8.8 and 8.9

Uptown Lowdown Jazz Band “Dixieland Jazz” – Friday August 8 @ 7:30 MoodSwings “Swing” – Saturday August 9  @ 7:30   As a performing arts group, the MoodSwings Jazz Band aims to inspire a love of jazz to the members of the community by cultivating a supportive environment for female musicians of all ages to develop skills in the ...

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A Blues Lovers Paradise

A Blues Lovers Paradise

Little Bill and the Blue Notes “Rhythms & Blues” – Friday August 1 @ 7:30 Chris Stevens and the Surf Monkeys “Surf/Blues” – Saturday August 2  @ 7:30   Local blues lovers look out!  This weekend’s musical line up is all for you.  Get ready to tap your toes to the beat and enjoy some good old rhythm ...

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We All Need the Sun with Eli Rosenblatt

The Commons is the place to be this Saturday, July 19, from 3 to 4 pm.  The always amazing Eli Rosenblatt is taking us on a tour of the sun! Starting 92,960,000 miles from earth, follow the path light takes from the sun as it helps seeds to grow, lets us see and warms up our ...

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Melarouge and the Phantoms of Soul take the Commons Stage

Melarouge and the John Hansen Trio “Vocal Jazz” – Friday July 11 @ 7:30 Jack Cook and the Phantoms of Soul “Blues” – Saturday June 12  @ 7:30 Melarouge vocal trio joins us for their second Third Place performance this Friday evening.  Backed by the John Hansen Trio, this group combines rich, smooth harmonies with a playful ...

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Holiday Weekend Schedule in the Commons

Are you getting ready to celebrate Independence Day?  So are we, and here are some weekend schedule changes. There will be no music in the Commons on Friday evening.  Enjoy the holiday!   Saturday night at 7:30 pm, we welcome the Groove Messengers, playing a variety of tunes from Jazz to Rhythm & Blues, and almost everything in ...

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Celebrating the LFP Rotary Club

We have some great community partners, and in the last year, the Lake Forest Park Rotary really stepped up to support our programs. This Saturday evening, we honor Rotary’s great work, and invite you to the party. The amazing Microsoft Jumpin’ Jive Orchestra will make the evening swing. And the icing on the cake? Rotary is ...

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Weekend Music

Weekend Music

Scott Cossu “Jazz Pianist” – Friday June 12 @ 7:30 Smilin’ Scandinavians “Polka” – Saturday June 13  @ 7:30 Affectionately referring to his music as Heavy Mental or Cosmic National Geographic, Scott is one of the grandfathers of the New Age scene, and he was labeled a “jazz luminary of the future”, by Billboard Magazine.  Much of ...

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Commons Legacies

In the course of a year, Third Place Commons hosts over 900 events.  Many of those are musical, and most of the performers on our stage are local.  In 2013, generous funding from 4Culture enabled us to produce a series we called the Commons Legacies Project.  We featured musical families, talented folks, every one of ...

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