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Live Jazz Dinner Set with Gabriela Martina

Event Date: 
Sat, 08/23/2014 - 18:30

Ricky King Russell


Taking his cue from Blues masters past and present, Ricky plays with passion and style. In these days of sampled and computer-generated music, it is refreshing to hear music the way it is meant to be played – honestly and with soul! Ricky “King” Russell is one of the Blues’ most seasoned performers and brightest talents.

Event Date: 
Sat, 08/23/2014 - 22:00

Live Jazz Dinner Set with Marty Rowan

EVERY THURSDAY, FRIDAY & SATURDAY Beat Hôtel’s live dinner jazz set features world-class musical artists performing exciting & intimate music as a perfect compliment to food & libations.


Marty Rowen rolls his mighty Hammond B-3 organ in for a super cool jazzy-bluesy night. Mr. Rowan has a street level music degree, a musical education that you can’t get in schools. His music is sweet, hip and very bluesy.

Event Date: 
Fri, 08/22/2014 - 18:30



Waterseed is a musical gumbo that recalls the ancestral strut and joie de vivre of the New Orleans’ Tremé, the drama and ecstasy of the church’s wailing floor, and the suited-up sophistication of jazz threaded with the party funk of Parliament. They make sounds that hail from Africa, Brazil, the Caribbean, and the red dirt South all at once. Their music simultaneously evokes all of the uncontainable energies and passions exploding from so many.....

Event Date: 
Fri, 08/22/2014 - 22:00

Live Jazz Dinner Set with Jeff Galindo

Event Date: 
Thu, 08/21/2014 - 18:30



Musaner is both an exciting band and a innovative musical project with uniquely evocative music encompassing original folk music compositions and arrangements from Armenia. Folk instruments blend with the traditional language of a jazz band to create a new and original sound.

Event Date: 
Thu, 08/21/2014 - 21:30

Barbara Martinez


Barbara grew up in New York City performing in opera and theater. Originally from Venezuela, she studied flamenco singing in Seville, Spain and currently sings with her own repertoire of traditional and popular flamenco and music from Latin America and Brazil, as well as a collection of original songs influenced by music from the Mediterranean, the Caribbean and jazz. She has recently formed the Barbara Martinez Quintet, which performed to a sold out house at Carnegie Hall as well as thrilling audiences in Carmen and La Traviata at The Metropolitan Opera.

Event Date: 
Wed, 08/20/2014 - 20:00

Leala Cyr


Leala Cyr has proven herself to be a true diamond in the rough. This small-town girl began her concentration on the trumpet at an early age, and soon discovered her gift for music. Already excelling in classical trumpet, Cyr then tried her hand in the jazz band. A newfound love, Leala realized her true passion for jazz singing. Soon after, Cyr became the band’s vocalist and eventually was featured as a trumpet and vocal soloist at the prestigious Essentially Ellington Competition at the Lincoln Center in New York.

Event Date: 
Tue, 08/19/2014 - 20:00

Live Jazz Brunch with Scotch Bonnet

EVERY SATURDAY & SUNDAY Beat Hôtel offers the perfect brunch for adults and kids alike with our scrumptious food, creative brunch libations and great live music!


Scotch Bonnet plays a fiery blend of reggae, dub, and soul fiercer than any band this side of Kingston, Jamaica and has backed and shared the stage with reggae legends including: Toots Hibbert, Third World, Burning Spear, Ken Boothe, Barrington Levy, Derrick Morgan, Kiddus I, Bob Andy, The Congos, and more.

Event Date: 
Sun, 08/17/2014 - 10:00

Renato Malavasi’s Recite de Samba


Originally from Brazil, Renato has been performing with some of the most unique musicians in the New England area since 1999. Alongside these artists, whether in an instrumental project or accompanying a singer, a wide variety of Jazz, Latin Jazz, Afro-Cuban, and Brazilian styles are constantly on display.

Event Date: 
Sun, 08/17/2014 - 20:00


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