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Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

The Sonoma Jazz Society

Jazz In the Plaza/ Just Like A Woman - 6pm - 8:30pm

Sonoma Plaza
Sonoma California [map]
Price: Free

Rhonda Benin brings her show Just Like A Woman to The Sonoma Valley Jazz Society's Tuesday Jazz In The Plaza.

with Rhonda Benin, Denise Perrier, Tiffany Austin and Pamela Rose

and The Lillian Armstrong Tribute Band with Tammy Hall, Aneesa Strings and Ruthie Price.


Saturday, June 17th, 2017

The Sound Room

"Love Letters Make Me Misty Blue" - 8pm

2147 Broadway
Oakland California 94612
[map]

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Fior d' Italia

Traditional Jazz - 2:30 - 5:30pm

2237 Mason Street
San Francisco California 91433
415 986-1886 [map]
Price: No Cover

Rhonda joins Big Money In Jazz for a swinging good time playing early New Orleans styled Jazz.


Sunday, July 16th, 2017

The Golden Gate Library

Jazz Series - 3pm

5606 San Pablo Ave
Oakland California 94608
[map]
Price: No Cover

One of the best Jazz Series in town.  Come early it fills up quickly. 

With John R. Burr on Piano, Erich Hunt on Bass; and Mark Lee on Drums


Sunday, August 13th, 2017

Ragle Ranch Park

The Gravenstein Apple Fair - TBA

500 Rangle Rd
Sebastopol California 95472
[map]

Join Linda Tillery and The Cultural Heritage for an afternoon of Roots Music That Rocks in beautiful Sebastopol. 


Saturday, September 16th, 2017

City of Richmond Street Festival

The Spirit and Soul Festival - 2pm

MacDonald and Harbour Way
Richmond California [map]
Price: Free

Join me along with The Groovemasters for an afternoon of Blues and Soul with Lorenzo Hawkins, Charles Spikes and Wilson Brooks


Sunday, September 24th, 2017

The California Jazz Conservatory (The Jazz School)

Groovin On A Sunday Afternoon - 4:30pm

2087 Addison
Berkeley California 94701
US [map]
Price: $20

So excited to be returning to The California Jazz Conservatory.  See you there. 


Saturday, March 31st, 2018

The Freight and Salvage

Just Like At Woman 2018 - 8pm

2020 Addison
Berkeley California 94720
(510) 644-2020 [map]

2018 Line-Up TBA


Past Dates

Friday, May 19th, 2017

Armando's

Sweet Soul Music: The Stax Hits - 8pm

Martinez California 94553
US [map]

Saturday, March 11th, 2017

The Freight and Salvage

Just Like A Woman 2017 - 8pm

2020 Addison
Berkeley California 94720
(510) 644-2020 [map]
Price: $25

Join us for our 5th Annual Show, Just Like A Woman, A Celebration of Bay Area Women In Music featuring Vocalists, Rhonda Benin, Miko Marks, Jackie Ryan, Carmen Getit, Lucille Hurd, LindaKay.

The Lillian Armstrong Tribute Band featuring Tammy Hall-Hawkins, (Keyboards, Music Director); Kristen Strom (Saxophone) Ruth Price (Drums) Angela Wellman (Trombone) Aneesa Strings (Bass/Vocals

Emerging Artists

Miriah Brooks, Lillian Ellis


Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

The Space

Rhonda's Birthday Party at The Space - 7:30pm

22222 Redwood Road
Castro Valley California [map]
Price: no cover

Celebrating her 62nd Birthday Rhonda gives a concert for her fans.  Soul, Jazz and Blues on tap with Lorenzo Hawkins on keys, Charles Spikes on guitar and Wilson Brooks on drums.  


Saturday, February 4th, 2017

The Bothwell Arts Center

New Orleans Bash - 6pm

2466 8th Street
Livermore California 94550
USA 925.373.6800 [map]
Price: $30

Mardi Gras celebration with Big Money In Jazz Band featuring Rhonda Benin


Friday, October 14th, 2016

The Calgary Folk Club

Linda Tillery and The Cultural Heritage Choir - 8pm

5432 Dalhart Rd NW
Calgary Alberta [map]
Price: check website

Oh Canada, Linda Tillery and The Cultural Heritage Choir returns.


Saturday, October 8th, 2016

Main Street Station

Rhonda Benin

16280 Main Street
Guerneville California 95446
US 707-869-0501 [map]

Rhonda Benin brings it!  Jazz/Blues/Soul/Pop with Maya Kronfeld on piano. 


Saturday, September 10th, 2016

The Black-Eyed Pea Festival at Mosswood Park

The Black Eyed Pea Festival - 4:45pm

3612 Webster Street
Oakland California [map]

Linda Tillery and The Cultural Heritage Choir are pleased to be a part of Oakland's Black-Eyed Pea Festival that celebrates African American culture.  Live music, performances, craft, vendors.


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Monday, September 5th, 2016

Main Street Station

Rhonda Benin - 7pm

16280 Main Street
Guerneville California 95446
US 707-869-0501 [map]

Rhonda Benin brings her mix of Jazz, Blues, Soul and Standards with Maya Kronfeld on piano


Saturday, August 20th, 2016

Oakland's Art and Soul

Linda Tillery and The Cultural Heritage Choir - 1:45 pm - 2:45pm

Downtown Oakland
Oakland California [map]

This Oakland based vocal ensemble has thrilled audiences all over the world but are excited about hitting the main stage in their home town.  Roots Music that Rocks!


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Sunday, August 14th, 2016

The Friends of The Golden Gate Library Jazz Series

The Golden Gate Library Jazz Series - 3pm

@ The Golden Gate Library 5606 San Pablo
Oakland California 94608
[map]
Price: No Cover

The Rhonda Benin Quartet featuring John R. Burr (p); Walter Savage (b); Michael O'Neill (s); Rob Rhodes (d)


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Saturday, August 6th, 2016

The Edmonton Folk Music Festival

National and International Folk Music at It's Best. - TBA

Edmonton Can [map]

Linda Tillery and The Cultural Heritage Choir return to our beloved Canada for 3 days at The Edmonton Folk Festival.


Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

Main Street Station

Rhonda Benin - 7pm

16280 Main Street
Guerneville California 95446
US 707-869-0501 [map]

Vocal and Piano Duo with Maya Kronfeld


Saturday, July 9th, 2016

The Sound Room

Saturday Night Jazz - 8pm

2147 Broadway
Oakland California 94612
[map]
Price: $20

Sunday, June 26th, 2016

Black Oak Ranch

The Kate Wolf Memorial Festival - TBA

Hwy 101
Laytonville California 95454
US [map]
Price: Go to website for ticket info

John Linda Tillery and The Cultural Heritage Choir for 2 days of performances.  I heard through the Grapevine we are performing with Harry Belafonte.  Day O!


Saturday, June 4th, 2016

Morelli Park

The Ebony Yacht Club Jazz & Wine Festival - 1pm

1025 West Weber
Stockton California Uni [map]
Price: $60 includes Jazz, Wine Tasting

The Junius Courtney Big Band featuring

Rhonda Benin & The Jazzbeaux All Stars

"Lawn Chairs, Umbrellas and Hats Required"



Sunday, May 29th, 2016

Geoffrey's Inner Circle

Sunday Jazz and Soul Food w/Yancie Taylor - 6pm

410 14th Street
Oakland California 94610
510 839-4644 [map]
Price: $10 Cover/$5 Soul Food Dinner

Memorial Day Weekend Lets Party!  Yancie has put together a great band.

Glen Pearson - keys; Ranzel Merritt - drums; Walter Savage - bass; James Bailey - horns; Yancie Taylor - vibes; Rhonda Benin - vocals


Friday, May 13th, 2016

Armando's

No Boxes, It's All Music - 8pm

Martinez California 94553
US [map]
Price: $15

Rhonda Benin returns to Armando's with her mix of Soul/Blues/Jazz with the hottest players in town. 

Glen Pearson - keyboards; Charles Spikes - guitar; Rob Rhodes - drums


Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

The Empress Theatre

Soulshine featuring Ms. Rhonda Benin - 7pm

330 Virginia Street
Vallejo California [map]

I am pleased to return to The Empress to perform with The Soulshine House Band who's most of the time my r&b and soul band.  Lorenzo Hawkins, Charles Spikes, Wilson Brooks and Timm Walker.


Sunday, April 10th, 2016

Geoffrey's Inner Circle

Sunday Jazz and Soul Food w/Yancie Taylor - 6pm

410 14th Street
Oakland California 94610
510 839-4644 [map]
Price: $10/$5 Soul Food Dinner

Rhonda Benin - vocals; Yancie Taylor - vibes, Glen Pearson - keyboards, Walter Savage - bass,

Dr. James Bailey - horns


Saturday, April 9th, 2016

The Freight and Salvage

Junius Courtney Big Band with Rhonda Benin - 8pm

2020 Addison
Berkeley California 94720
(510) 644-2020 [map]
Price: $20 adv/24 door

"It Might As Well Swing" with The Junius Courtney Big Band.  I step in for the ailing Diva herself Ms. Denise Perrier.  Get Well Denise!


Sunday, March 13th, 2016

Solano County Events Center

"Just Like A Woman, 100 Years Of Song" - 3 pm

601 Texas Street
Vallejo California 94533
[map]
Price: Free

Join vocalists Rhonda Benin and Terrie Odabi for an afternoon of fabulous music celebrating Women. 


Friday, March 11th, 2016

The Freight and Salvage

"Just Like A Woman 2016" - 8pm

2020 Addison
Berkeley California 94720
(510) 644-2020 [map]
Price: $20

"Just Like A Woman 2016 Line-Up will be announced soon!


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Saturday, March 5th, 2016

The Freight and Salvage

"Just Like A Woman" 2016 - 8pm

2020 Addison
Berkeley California 94720
(510) 644-2020 [map]
Price: $22

Just Like A Woman, A Celebration of Bay Area Women In Music is pleased to announce its 4th Annual Show, Saturday March 5, 2016 at The Freight and Salvage Theatre, in Berkeley, CA. This year’s headliners are: San Francisco Jazz Legend, Denise Perrier; The Wild Woman of Song Ms. Pamela Rose, Jazz, Blues, Soul Singer and show producer, Rhonda Benin, “Nu Soul” artist Destani Wolf, gospel, soul legend and Weather Girl, Ms. Charlene Moore, The Pied Piper of The Bay Area, flautist Kymberly Jackson, and Oakland School Of The Arts Vocal Rush member Barbara DeVeaux Griffith.

The Lillian Armstrong Tribute Band directed by pianist/composer Tammy Lynn Hall Hawkins features bassist, Cindy Brown, drummer, Ruth Price and saxophonist, Kristen Strom.

 "Just Like A Woman was created by Bay Area Vocalist Rhonda Benin to celebrate Women's History Month. Stylized after the famed Motown and Stax Record Reviews, JLAW presents 6 headlining female vocalists and a smoking band of top female instrumentalist, showcasing music composed or made popular by women. In addition JLAW is committed to showcasing up and coming young women artists. 

 


Saturday, February 13th, 2016

SF Jazz Center

Family Matinee - 11am

201 Franklin
San Francisco California [map]
Price: $5

Join GRAMMY nominated vocal ensemble Linda Tillery and The Cultural Heritage Choir for a family fun exploring the roots of African American Music. 


Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

The Hotel Sofitel - Redwood City

Hump Day Jazz - 6pm

223 Twin Dolphin Drive
Redwood City California [map]
Price: no cover

The Michael O'Neill Trio with guest vocalist Rhonda Benin. 


Sunday, January 24th, 2016

Geoffrey's Inner Circle

Sunday Jazz and Soul Food w/Yancie Taylor - 6pm

410 14th Street
Oakland California 94610
510 839-4644 [map]
Price: $10

Let's celebrate Yancie Taylor's 73rd Birthday.  $5 Soul Food Dinner


Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

Yoshi's Oakland

Nutcrackin Jazz with The Junius Courtney Big Band featuring Rhonda Benin - 8pm

510 Embarcadero West
Oakland California 94607
US (510) 238-9200 [map]

Join the Junius Courtney Big Band with Rhonda Benin to celebrate the holiday season and Billy Strayhorn's centenary season at the same time! The Junius Courtney Big Band steps out in full holiday regalia with their swingin’ rendition of Strayhorn’s Nutcracker. As Ellington’s musical partner, Strayhorn concocted a swirling jazz confection from Tchaikovsky’s ballet: hip holiday tunes from “Peanut Brittle Brigade” to the ”Volga Vouty.”

Powerhouse vocalist Rhonda Benin brings the sugar, the soul and the showmanship. More Strayhorn originals and classics from the band’s deep book top off the night’s repertoire as stocking stuffers for a very cool Yule. Make your reservations now for joy and jazz to the world, Junius-style!

http://www.yoshis.com/event/969491-junius-courtney-big-band-oakland/


Saturday, November 7th, 2015

The Rafiki Wellness Center

Divas and Dons Singing Jazz and Blues - 6pm

601 Ceasar Chavez Street
San Francisco California [map]
Price: $40

This will be a killer show to benefit the work of The Rafiki Wellness Center.  Featuring  the fine Bay Area talent of Jazz singer Nicolas Beard, Blues powerhouse Terrie Odabi, violinist Kippy Marks, the jazz Daria Nile and just added "the voice" Mr. Derrick Hughes, and yours truly Ms. Rhonda Benin, "Songbird". 


Saturday, October 17th, 2015

Living In The Jazz Room

House Concert - 7:30

527 32nd Street
Oakland California [map]
Price: $20

We are so pleased to return to the wonderful house concert, "Living In The Jazz Room", where people come together to support live music!  Rhonda will be joined by John R. Burr on piano, Ruth Davies on bass, Leon Joyce, Jr on drums and Michael O'Neill on Sax.  Don't miss this!


Saturday, September 26th, 2015

Yoshi's Oakland

La Clanica "All That Jazz". Private Party - 8pm

510 Embarcadero West
Oakland California 94607
US (510) 238-9200 [map]

Linda Tillery and The Cultural Heritage Choir are the special invited guests for LaClinica's "All That Jazz"


Friday, September 25th, 2015

Arts For The Schools

Linda Tillery and The Cultural Heritage Choir - 7pm

5001 Northstar Drive
Norhtstar California [map]

Join GRAMMY nominated vocal ensemble Linda Tillery and The Cultural Heritage Choir for an evening of Roots Music That Rocks.


Sunday, September 20th, 2015

Geoffrey's Inner Circle

Sunday Jazz and Soul Food - 6pm

410 14th Street
Oakland California 94610
510 839-4644 [map]
Price: $5

Jazz on Sunday's at Geoffrey's with a delicious soul food dinner.  Come out and enjoy the music of The Yancie Taylor Jazztet with Rhonda Benin as guest vocalist.


Saturday, August 22nd, 2015

Rhythmix Cultural Works

Wine Women and Song - 7:30pm

2513 Blanding Avenue
Alameda California 94501
US (510) 865-5060 [map]
Price: check with venue

Wine, Women & Song celebrates Rhythmix Cultural Works 8th Anniversary with a stellar line-up featuring women winemakers and some of the Bay Area's finest female artistry.  The evening will include tasty tepmtations and lucious librations with a mix of blues, jazz, taiko, marimba, art and more sensational delights.

Music with Terrie Odabi, Pat Wilder and Rhonda Benin 


Friday, August 21st, 2015

The Sound Room

Soul Serenade - 8pm

2147 Broadway
Oakland California 94612
[map]
Price: $15

I am pleased to return to The Sound Room for a night of great music.  Downtown Oakland, Broadway and Grand.


Sunday, July 19th, 2015

The Friends of The Golden Gate Library Jazz Series

Jazz @ The Golden Gate Library - 3pm

@ The Golden Gate Library 5606 San Pablo
Oakland California 94608
[map]
Price: No Cover

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

The California Jazz Conservatory (The Jazz School)

"There Is A Message In The Music" - Thursdays July 9 - August 13

2087 Addison
Berkeley California 94701
US [map]
Price: $300

I am pleased to be offering my class, "There Is A Message In The Music". During this seven-week course, participants receive one song per week representing the history, culture and daily celebration and struggles of African American life.  Songs by Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Curtis Mayfield, Bill Withers, Sly Stone and others are introduced to be sung both as a group and individually. Historical and biographical information about the composers is also presented for discussion.  Musicians at all levels will enjoy the opportunity to sing music that stirs the soul and tells a story. 


Friday, June 26th, 2015

The Four Seasons Hotel

Jazz at The Four Seasons - 7pm

University Avenue @ 101
Palo Alto California [map]
Price: No Cover

Jazz with Michael O'Neill and Adam Shulman


Thursday, June 25th, 2015

The Carnegie Library

Carnegie 100 Celebration - 4pm - 6pm

300 Main Street
Vacavile California [map]
Price: Free

Celebrate 100 years of the historic Carnegie Library in Vacaville, now home to the Vacaville Chamber of Commerce with a family friendly period party in which costumes are encouraged.  Entertainment provided by Rhonda Benin and Her Dixieland Band, with Adam Shulman, Michael O'Neill, Jeff Chambers and Ranzel Merritt. 


Sunday, June 21st, 2015

Geoffrey's Inner Circle

Sunday Jazz w/ The Yancie Taylor Jazztet - 6pm

410 14th Street
Oakland California 94610
510 839-4644 [map]
Price: $5

$5 Sunday Jazz with The Bay Area's finest musicians.  $5 Soul Food Dinner, $5 Drinks.  Now that's a party for ya!


Friday, June 12th, 2015

The Plaza Bistro

"Jazz Ain't Nothing But The Blues" - 7pm

420 First Street East
Sonoma California 95476
US [map]

The lovely town of Sonoma once again welcomes me and the band back to The Plaza Bistro for a great night of music.  With pianist Glen Pearson, Leon Joyce on drums, Jeff Chambers on bass.  What a band!  See you there.


Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

The Hotel Sofitel - Redwood City

Wednesday Night Jazz - 6pm

223 Twin Dolphin Drive
Redwood City California [map]
Price: No Cover

Rhonda joins The Michael O'Neill Trio for an evening of great music!


Saturday, March 7th, 2015

The Freight and Salvage

"Just Like A Woman" 2015 - 8pm

2020 Addison
Berkeley California 94720
(510) 644-2020 [map]
Price: $20

Rhonda Benin will present the 3rd Annual show, "Just Like A Woman" 2015!  Keep checking back for featured performers! Mark your calendars NOW!


Sunday, November 2nd, 2014

The Jazz School

4:30pm

2087 Addison
Berkeley California 94701
US [map]

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

The Fenix

Rhonda Benin @ The Fenix - 8pm

919 4th Street
San Rafael California 94901
[map]
Price: $10

Rhonda Benin - vocals; Peter Horvath, keyboards; Michael O'Neill, saxophone; Jeff Chambers, bass; Alcide Marshall, drum

THE FENIX is a supper club infused with beautiful acoustics and the best of local and international talent, Fenix blends a dash of community with exceptional food and drink. It is one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s hottest clubs and a destination for all to see in historic, downtown San Rafael. Crafted by John Storyk, renowned interior acoustic designer of Jazz at Lincoln Center, Fenix is a masterpiece of intimate, live music and a sought-after location for accomplished musicians from all over the world.


Friday, October 17th, 2014

The Sound Room

The Sound Room, Where People Come To Listen To Music - 8pm

2147 Broadway
Oakland California 94612
[map]
Price: $10

I'm happy to return to The Sound Room with an incredible band.  Peter Horvath on piano; Jeff Chambers on bass; Michael O'Neill on sax and Alcide Marshall on drums. Get your tickets early! 


Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

The Hotel Sofitel - Redwood City

Wednesday Night Jazz - 7pm

223 Twin Dolphin Drive
Redwood City California [map]
Price: no cover

Rhonda happily returns to The beautiful Hotel Sofitel for an evening of jazz!


Sunday, August 3rd, 2014

The Friends of The Golden Gate Library Jazz Series

The Rhonda Benin Quartet - 3pm

@ The Golden Gate Library 5606 San Pablo
Oakland California 94608
[map]
Price: No Cover

This is a gem of a Jazz Series presenting some of the best in Bay Area Jazz.  Runs July thru August every Sunday.  Usually SRO.  featuring Glen Pearson; Jeff Chambers and Alcide Marshall.


Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Music On The Main - Downtown Richmond

Music On The Main - 5pm - 7pm

Corner of Marina Way & McDonald
Richmond California [map]
Price: No Cover

"Just Like A Woman, 100 Years of Song featuring Rhonda Benin, and "teen sensation" MZSwitched Up.  Music on the Main is an annual concert series that takes place on the 4th Wednesdays of July and August. Each concert features a variety of musical performances, arts and crafts activities for children, local entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations, and food. Music on the Main is a critical tool that Richmond Main Street uses to engage the community and build a strong arts and entertainment district.


Sunday, July 20th, 2014

The Kigali Up Music Festival

Kigali Rwanda Afr [map]

Saturday, July 19th, 2014

Kigali Up Music Festival

International Music Festival

Kigali Rwanda Afr [map]

I am one of the many headliners for this years Kigali Music Festival in Rwanda.  I will be accompanied by the great Lorenzo Hawkins and other African musicians that I will met there.  So excited.


Saturday, July 5th, 2014

Jazz In The Basement

The Rhonda Benin Trio - 7pm

712 Oak Street
San Francisco California [map]

Intimate Jazz Series hosted by vocalist Jesse Foster and his wife Michele features vocalist Rhonda Benin, pianist Tammy Hall and bassist extraordinaire Jeff Chambers.  Jazz/Blues/Soul at it's best!


Friday, June 20th, 2014

Amie Wine Bar

Soul Serenade - 7pm - 10pm

823 Hamilton Street
Redwood City California 94083
877-745-2643 [map]
Price: No Cover

The Rhonda Benin Soul Trio (Lorenzo Hawkins, Wilson Brooks) make our 3rd appearance at The Amie Wine Bar. We've created of show of what I'd called Mellow Soul.

Located in convenient Downtown Redwood City.  Come, have dinner, enjoy the great wines & The Mellow Soul Sounds.


Thursday, June 19th, 2014

The Marriott Hotel

Thursday Night Jam - 7pm - 10pm

46200 Landing Parkway
Fremont California 94538
[map]
Price: No Cover

The Rhonda Benin Trio returns to The Marriott Fremont for an evening of great music.  Rhonda will be joined by pianist Tammy Hall and bassist Jeff Chambers.


Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

The Empress Theatre

The Soulshine Groovemaster featuring Rhonda Benin - 7pm

330 Virginia Street
Vallejo California [map]

I join the great band the Groovemasters for a great night of soul, blues and funk.  Groovemasters are Lorenzo Hawkins, keyboards; Charles Spikes, guitar; Timm Walker, bass; and Wilson Brooks, drums. 

Dance floor is in full effect!


Sunday, June 8th, 2014

Geoffrey's Inner Circle

Sunday Jazz and Soul Food - 6pm

410 14th Street
Oakland California 94610
510 839-4644 [map]
Price: $5

I'm featured artists with The Yancie Taylor Jazztet.  Always a good time and a rocking house!

SEE YOU THERE!  $5 Soul Food Dinner


Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

The Hotel Sofitel - Redwood City

Jazz @ The Sofitel - 6pm

223 Twin Dolphin Drive
Redwood City California [map]
Price: No Cover

The Sofitel House Band, The Michael O'Neill Trio features Rhonda Benin as guest vocalist this week.  The Michael O'Neill Trio plays every Wednesday Night with great vocalist like, Kenny Washington, Clairdee, Tony Lindsay, Rhonda Benin, Jackie Ryan etc.......  Add it to your mid week music fx!

The Michael O'Neill Trio

Peter Horvath (p); Michael O'Neill (h); Jeff Chambers (b).


Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

The Healdsburg Jazz Festival

Jazz at the Healdsburg Plaza - 6pm - 8pm

Healdsburg Plaza @ Matheson St.
Healdsburg California 95448
[map]
Price: Free

The Healdsburg Jazz Festival, and this year we’re  pleased to present the Groovemasters, featuring the magnificent Rhonda Benin.

Classic soul, old-school R&B, tasty funk, down-home blues and straight-up jazz With the Groovemasters—Lorenzo Hawkins on keyboards, Timm Walker on bass, Wilson Brooks on drums and Charles Spikes on guitar— she’s got the engine behind her to get the party started. And finished.


Thursday, May 15th, 2014

The Marriott Hotel - Fremont

The Rhonda Benin Trio - 7pm - 10pm

46200 Landing Parkway
Fremont California 94538
[map]
Price: No Cover

BLUJAZFUNK   - MUSIC WITH NO BOUNDARIES OR BOXES.  Rhonda Benin on vocals and percussion, Lorenzo Hawkins on keys, Robert Rhodes on drums.


Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

The Hotel Sofitel - Redwood City

Midweek Jazz at The Sofitel - 6pm - 8pm

223 Twin Dolphin Drive
Redwood City California [map]
Price: No Cover

Join me for an evening of jazz, blues and soul with The Michael O'Neill Trio featuring Mike on horns, Peter Horvath on keys, Jeff Chambers on bass of course yours truly on vocals.


Friday, May 9th, 2014

Amie Wine Bar

Soul/Jazz/Blues Downtown Redwood City - 7pm - 10pm

823 Hamilton Street
Redwood City California 94083
877-745-2643 [map]
Price: No Cover

The Amie Wine Bar located in beautiful downtown Redwood City, is an intimate restaurant serving great wines and fine dining.  Hosting live music 3 nights a week. Come on out and enjoy! 

Lorenzo Hawkins, keyboards, Alcide Marshall, drums


Friday, April 18th, 2014

Amie Wine Bar

The Rhonda Benin Trio - 7pm - 10pm

823 Hamilton Street
Redwood City California 94083
877-745-2643 [map]
Price: no cover

The Rhonda Benin Trio brings the best of jazz, blues and soul to The Amie Wine Bar.  Lorenzo Hawkins on keys, Rob Rhodes on drums. 


Saturday, April 12th, 2014

SF Jazz Center

SF Jazz Family Matinee - 12:15pm

201 Franklin
San Francisco California [map]
Price: FREE

A limited number of free Family Matinee tickets are available to Bay Area school or community groups.
If you are interested in bringing your school or community group to a Family Matinee contact SF Jazz.


Sunday, April 6th, 2014

Geoffrey's Inner Circle

Sunday Jazz and Soul Food - 6pm

410 14th Street
Oakland California 94610
510 839-4644 [map]
Price: $5

Sunday Jazz and Soul Food with The Yancie Taylor Jazztet featuring Ms. Rhonda Benin


Saturday, April 5th, 2014

Osher Marin Jewish Community Center

Roots Music That Rocks! - 5pm

200 North San Pedro Road
San Rafael California 94903
US (415)444-8088 [map]
Price: $22

The Osher Jewish Community Center presents GRAMMY nominated African American Vocal Ensemble for an evening of "Roots Music That Rocks"!


Monday, March 31st, 2014

Dominican University

Melba Beal Retirement Celebration - 7pm

50 Acacia Ave
San Rafael California 94901
US (415) 457-4440 [map]

Celebrating the retirement of Little Rock Nine Melba Patillo Beals with CHC and The Asian American Orchestra.


Saturday, March 15th, 2014

The McBride Center

"Just Like A Woman" featuring Rhonda Benin and Terrie Odabi - 2pm

91 Town Center Square
Vacaville California 95688
[map]
Price: No Cover

3rd Installment of "Just Like A Woman"


Saturday, March 8th, 2014

The Freight and Salvage

"Just Like A Woman" - 8pm

2020 Addison
Berkeley California 94720
(510) 644-2020 [map]
Price: $23

In honor of Women’s History Month, an all-star lineup of Bay Area musicians – featuring Lady Bianca, Ashling Cole, Valerie Troutt, Destiny Muhammad and Veronica Klaus, MZSwitched with The Lillian Armstrong Tribute Band lead by Music Director Tammy Hall-Hawkins– takes the stage at the Freight to celebrate women: the achievements, the challenges, and the continuing struggle for an equal voice in the music business and in all walks of life. Produced by vocalist Rhonda Benin for Lucindy Productions.


Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

Solano County Events Center

"Just Like A Woman" featuring Rhonda Benin & Terrie Obadi - 2pm

601 Texas Street
Fairfield California 94533
[map]
Price: No Cover

2nd Installment of "Just Like A Woman" featuring Rhonda Benin & Terrie Odabi saluting women in Jazz and Soul.

Q & A after the show!


Saturday, March 1st, 2014

John F. Kennedy Public Library

"Just Like A Woman" featuring Rhonda Benin & Terrie Obadi - 2pm

505 Santa Clara Street
Vallejo, California 94590
[map]
Price: No Cover

The Solano County Library's Women's History Month presents, "Just Like A Woman" featuring Rhonda Benin and Terrie Odabi in a salute to women in Jazz and Soul.


Saturday, February 22nd, 2014

The 57th Street Gallery

Rhonda Benin's "I'm Not 60 Yet" Birthday Bash - 8:30pm

5701 Telegraph
Oakland California 94609
[map]
Price: $15

Come on out and help me Celebrate my 59th Birthday!  Set up your own table with delicious snacks, Beverages on sale.  I will provide birthday cake and ice cream and all the jazz, soul and blues you can stand.

Lorenzo Hawkins, keys; Charles Spikes, guitar; Wilson Brooks, drums,

This is going to be the party of the year!  Don't miss it!

In Leiu of birthday gifts, buy me 5 Lotto tickets or 5 Scratchers!


Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Hotel Sofitel

The Michael O'Neill Trio with Vocalist Rhonda Benin - 6pm

223 Twin Dolphin Drive
Redwood City California [map]
Price: No Cover

Join us for an evening of beautiful Jazz, Blues and Standards with Michael O'Neill, Peter Horvath, Ron Belcher and Rhonda on vocals.


Friday, February 14th, 2014

The Jazz School

Celebrate Black History Month with Linda Tillery and The Cultural Heritage Choir - 8pm

2087 Addison
Berkeley California 94701
US [map]
Price: $15 General, $12 Senior and Stud

Linda Tillery and the Cultural Heritage Choir is a GRAMMY nominated, percussion driven, vocal ensemble whose mission is to preserve and share the rich musical traditions of African American roots music. Their music is rooted in the deep south and strongly connected to their West African and Caribbean origins.

The Cultural Heritage Choir, has become world renowned for their breathtaking performances and commitment to the authenticity of African-American roots music. Through stick, song, dance and story, the Cultural Heritage Choir, transports the audience to a place in time when the roots of American popular music were just being sewn by the “involuntary immigrants” from Africa’s western regions. Featuring Linda Tillery, Rhonda Benin, Tamala Brown, Elouise Burrell and Bryan Dyer.


Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

The Jazz Heritage Center

Linda Tillery and The Cultural Heritage Choir - TBA

1320 Fillmore
San Francisco California [map]
Price: TBA

Celebrating Black History Month with Linda Tillery and The Cultural Heritage Choir.


Friday, January 10th, 2014

Lungomare Restaurant

A Soul, Blues Revival - 9:30pm

One Broadway - Jack London Square
Oakland California 94612
[map]
Price: No cover

I have reassembled the soul and blues band and we ain't playing with cha!  Lorenzo Hawkins on keys, Wilson Brooks on drums and Charles Spikes on guitar.  See you there at Jack London Square!


Sunday, December 29th, 2013

Geoffrey's Inner Circle

Sunday Night Jazz at Geoffrey's - 6pm

410 14th Street
Oakland California 94610
510 839-4644 [map]
Price: $5

For an evening of compelling jazz and blues come on out to Geoffrey's Inner Circle for Sunday night Jazz with The Jazz Dr.  Yancie Taylor and his fabulous band, Glen Pearson, Mark Heshima Williams, James Bailey, Pepe Morello and me Rhonda Benin on vocals. 

$5 Cover and $5 for a delicious soul food dinner.


Sunday, December 15th, 2013

Paramount Theatre

Oakland East Bay Symphony featuring Linda Tillery and The CHC - 8pm

2025 Broadway
Oakland California 94612
US (510)465-6400 [map]
Price: TBA

Don't miss this amazing collaboration with Mastro Michael Morgan, The East Bay Symphony and Linda Tillery and The Cultural Heritage Choir. 


Saturday, December 14th, 2013

The Barn in Sonoma

Private Party

18500 Carriger Rd
Sonoma California [map]

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

The Cheeseboard

Music at The Cheeseboard - 4:45pm

1512 Shattuck @ Vine
Berkeley California [map]
Price: No Cover

The Cheeseboard is a cozy indoor/outdoor pizza palor with some the best tasting pizza I've ever had in America.  2 bands everyday.  Join us for the evening set at 4:45pm. A bit of jazz, blues, soul and pop!


Saturday, November 16th, 2013

Quadra Island Community Centre

Linda Tillery and The Cultural Heritage Choir - 8pm

P.O. Box 10
Quathiaski Cove BC V0P 1N0
CA (250) 285 - 3243 [map]

Join Linda Tillery and The Cultural Heritage Choir for an amazing night of "Roots Music That Rocks"


Friday, November 15th, 2013

The Sid Williams Theatre Society

Linda Tillery and The Cultural Heritage Choir - 8pm

442 Cliffe Ave
Courtenay British Columbia Can [map]

Oh Canada!


Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Artspring Theatre

Linda Tillery and The Cultural Heritage Choir - 8pm

100 Jackson Ave.
Ganges, Salt Spring Island BC V8K 2V8
CA (250) 537-2125 [map]

Linda Tillery and The Cultural Heritage Choir returns to our beloved 2nd home Canada.


Friday, October 11th, 2013

Lungomare Restaurant

JAMMING AT JACK LONDON SQUARE - 9:30pm

One Broadway - Jack London Square
Oakland California 94612
[map]
Price: no cover

Monday, September 30th, 2013

The 25th Annual Festival Of The Arts- Chicago

Linda Tillery and The Cultural Heritage Choir - TBA

5100 S. Cottage Grove
Chicago Ill 60637
[map]
Price: Daily $10 advance, $20 at gate

Linda Tillery and The Cultural Heritage Choir in Chicago! 


Saturday, September 28th, 2013

Orinda Jazz Festival

The 3rd Annual Orinda Jazz Festival - 5pm

Orinda Library Auditorium and Adjacent Courtyard
Orinda California [map]
Price: $20 for complete days events

A complete day of music starting at 11am.  I hit the Main Stage at 5pm with The House Band and late on with guest artist, Jason Marsalis.


Friday, September 27th, 2013

The Rialto Theater

Tacoma Free For All - 7:30pm

Tacoma Washington 98402
US [map]
Price: Free

Linda Tillery and the Cultural Heritage Choir is a Grammy © nominated, percussion driven, vocal ensemble whose mission is to preserve and share the rich musical traditions of African American roots music. Their music is rooted in the deep south and strongly connected to their West African and Caribbean origins. This mission is pursued through academic research, review of historical recordings, documents and video footage and most importantly - live performance.


Saturday, September 21st, 2013

Radisson Hotel LAX

The Rhonda Benin Quartet - 7:30pm

6225 Century Blvd
Los Angeles California 90045
[map]
Price: no cover

New Venue!  Special guest Master Guitarist and Vocalist Wali Ali.


Friday, September 20th, 2013

The Hour Glass Art and Wine Gallery

The Dynamic Duo of Ms. Rhonda Benin & Mr. Wali Ali - 7pm

8200 Haven Avenue Suite 103
Rancho Cucamonga California (909)949-9300 [map]
Price: $15

Rhonda & Wali return to the beautiful HourGlass Art & Wine Gallery for some more Acoustic Soul.


Thursday, September 12th, 2013

Ritz Carlton - Half Moon Bay

Evening Jazz on The Ocean - 7pm

1 Miramontes Rd
Half Moon Bay California 94109
650 726-7000 [map]
Price: No Cover

Always a wonderful musical magical evening with The Michael O'Neill Trio


Sunday, September 8th, 2013

Geoffrey's Inner Circle

Sunday Night Jazz at Geoffrey's - 6pm

410 14th Street
Oakland California 94610
510 839-4644 [map]
Price: $5

Sunday Night Jazz @ Geoffrey's Inner Circle is quickly becoming the place to be for hot, swinging, soulful jazz.  The Jazz Doctor, Yancie Taylor is joined by Glen Pearson, Heshima Williams, Pepe Morella, and a special guest vocalist each week.  2nd hour opens up with a jam session. 

Soul Food Dinner $5


Sunday, August 25th, 2013

The Golden Gate Library

Summer Jazz Concert Series - 3pm - 4pm

5606 San Pablo Ave
Oakland California 94608
[map]
Price: No Cover

The Rhonda Benin Jazz & Blues Experience will present the dynamic show, "Ain't No Jazz Without The Blues". Don't miss it!  With Tammy Hall on piano, Deszon Claiborne on drums, Ron Belcher on bass, Richard Howell on sax.


Saturday, August 17th, 2013

The Arena Theatre

Linda Tillery and The Cultural Heritage Choir - 7:30pm

214 Main Street
Point Arena California 95468
707-882-3272 [map]
Price: $20

ROOTS MUSIC THAT ROCKS


Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

Hotel Sofitel

6pm

223 Twin Dolphin Drive
Redwood City California [map]
Price: No Cover

Wednesday Nights at The Sofitel Hotel with Michael O'Neill, Peter Horvath, and Ron Belcher with special guest Rhonda Benin.  Don't Miss It!


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