Jazz

BLU Jazz Big Band Residency & “Birthday Bash” with the Same Blakeslee Large Group — 8 p.m. Thursday, BLU Jazz+, 47 E. Market St., Akron. $10. 330-252-1190 or http://blujazzakron.com/shows.

Leah Natale — 8 p.m. Thursday, Nighttown. 12387 Cedar Road, Cleveland Heights. $10. 216-795-0550 or www.nighttowncleveland.com.

Laurence Hobgood Trio — 8 p.m. Friday, the Music Settlement’s Bop Stop, 2920 Detroit Ave., Ohio City, Cleveland. $20. 216-421-5806, ext. 186.

Black Dog Octet — 8 p.m. Friday, BLU Jazz+, 47 E. Market St., Akron. $12-$15. 330-252-1190 or http://blujazzakron.com/shows.

Hubb’s Groove - Tribute to George Duke — 8:30 p.m. Friday, Nighttown. 12387 Cedar Road, Cleveland Heights. $20. 216-795-0550 or www.nighttowncleveland.com.

Laurence Hobgood Trio — 8 p.m. Saturday, BLU Jazz+, 47 E. Market St., Akron. $20. 330-252-1190 or http://blujazzakron.com/shows.

Debaneise Byrd Quartet — 5 p.m. Sunday, the Music Settlement’s Bop Stop, 2920 Detroit Ave., Ohio City, Cleveland. $12. 216-421-5806, ext. 186.

Legacy of Jazz — 6 p.m. Sunday, Club Wonder, 988 W. Bowery St., Akron. $3.

DanJo Jazz Orchestra — 7 p.m. Tuesday, Water Street Tavern, 132 S. Water St., Kent. 330-677-0700 or www.waterstreettavern.com.

Dori Amarilio & Gretje Angell — 7 p.m. Tuesday, BLU Jazz+, 47 E. Market St., Akron. $15 in advance, $18 at the door. 330-252-1190 or http://blujazzakron.com/shows.

The University of Akron presents “BLUprints to EX[L]” — 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, BLU Jazz+, 47 E. Market St., Akron. Free. 330-252-1190 or http://blujazzakron.com/shows.

Laura Varcho — 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Pub Bricco in the Valley, 1841 Merriman Road, Akron. Free. 330-869-0035.

Dori Amarilio and Gretje Angell — 7 p.m. Wednesday, the Music Settlement’s Bop Stop, 2920 Detroit Ave., Ohio City, Cleveland. $12. 216-421-5806, ext. 186.

Ultra Faux — 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nighttown. 12387 Cedar Road, Cleveland Heights. $15. 216-795-0550 or www.nighttowncleveland.com.

Moss Stanley — 8 p.m. Wednesday, BLU Jazz+, 47 E. Market St., Akron. Free. 330-252-1190 or http://blujazzakron.com/shows.