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Sunset Series: Lilan Kane with the San Jose Jazz High School Allstars
July 29 @ 8:00 pm$35 – $45
This summer join us for the Hammer Theatre’s Sunset Series: roof-top performances featuring various musical artists and ensembles. Experience the view from the Hammer Terrace and watch the summer sunset over Downtown San Jose.
Lilan Kane (pronounced LEE – lawn) is a soul and jazz vocalist based in Oakland, CA. A graduate of Berklee College of Music, she studied with Grammy award-winning vocal arranger Donna McElroy and drummer/arranger Kenwood Dennard. She has a full-length album Love, Myself, and her EP Wonder produced by Michael Aaberg (Lalah Hathaway, Goapele) as well as an EP Shadows, a collaborative release with Cosa Nostra Strings. Her new single “TKMO” pays homage to the challenges of quarantine as well as one of her favorite artists Roy Ayers, available on all digital platforms on March 12, 2021.
Backed by her dynamic band, she has sold out notable jazz venues Yoshi’s Jazz Club and SFJAZZ. Last fall, she completed an East Coast tour including the notable venues Minton’s Playhouse in NYC, Wally’s Jazz Cafe in Boston, and Chris’ Jazz Cafe in Philadelphia. She has sung with Pete Escovedo Latin Jazz Orchestra, and opened for Hall & Oates, Lenny Williams, Freddie Hughes, The Doobie Brothers, Chicago, Sharon Jones, Trombone Shorty, and Morgan James.
Ticket Prices: Tables (4-top) $45/seat, Tiered Seating $35, Standing Room $15
This concert will be held outdoors on the 4th floor Rooftop Terrace, overlooking the downtown skyline. It can get windy, so be sure to dress accordingly. A bar will be available for guests to enjoy drinks while soaking in the sounds of summer as the sun sets.