06/10/13

2nd Annual Lesher Jazz Series Set for Walnut Creek, California

Cyrus Chestnut, Stacey Kent, Eliane Elias and Dick Hyman booked

Jazz at the Lesher Center, a concert series held in Walnut Creek, Calif., will return with a second season of four performances in August. Shows are sold by subscription and take place at both 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. The season kicks off August 3 with pianist Cyrus Chestnut, followed by singer Stacey Kent (August 10), Brazilian vocalist/pianist Eliane Elias (August 17), and pianist Dick Hyman (August 24).

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Eliane Elias
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All shows are presented Saturday evenings in the Margaret Lesher Theatre at the Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. To subscribe to either the 5 p.m. or 8 p.m. series ($125) or for more information, call 925-943-SHOW (7469) or visit Lesher Jazz. Any remaining single tickets will go on sale at a later date to be announced.

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