Those cool cats at the Toledo Jazz Festival are serving up a brassy good time as they present The Four Freshmen and Five Trombones: A Tribute to Mel Meyers. Come enjoy a night of fabulous jazz on Saturday, Nov. 12 at 8 p.m. at the Valentine Theatre, 410 Adams St. $40 plus fees. Valentinetheatre.com.
The book of Ruth
Singer-songwriter Ruth Wyand is a musical force of nature, bringing powerful fingerpicking, and a warm alto voice to a diverse selection of Americana, jazz, blues, folk and country. Appearing at the Over Yonder Concert House on Virginia Street in the Old West End on Saturday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m, Wyand will perform both her original songs and covers by Jimi Hendrix and Nina Simone, among others. $15. All attendees must RSVP to get the address location. Visit overyonderconcerthouse.com for tickets.
Let local musicians Chris Brown and Candace Coleman play for you while you enjoy a fabulous meal at Ciao! Energetic enough to keep your attention, but soft enough to allow dinner conversation, Brown and Coleman serve up an appetizing musical stew that will have you coming back for seconds. They’ll be performing Monday, Nov. 14 from 6 – 9 p.m. at Ciao! 6064 Monroe St., Sylvania. 419-882-2334 ciaorestaurant.com