Listening to jazz has become one of man's top recreational activities, just after contemplating infinity and napping in the fridge. Let smooth saxophones entertain you with today's GrouponLive deal: for $35, you get two general-admission tickets to see the Preservation Hall Jazz Band at the Covenant Fine Arts Center at Calvin College on Saturday, September 24, at 8 p.m. (a $70 value).
Named for a famous French Quarter music venue, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band has elated ears with New Orleans–style jazz since the early 1960s. Over the course of nearly five decades, the band has traveled the nation and the world planting the seeds of jazz appreciation in generations of fans, much as Mozart traveled Europe planting powdered wigs on the heads of housecats. In addition to entertaining crowds at New York's Carnegie Hall, the band has brought the Dixieland jazz tradition to the ears of British and Thai royalty.
In the Covenant Fine Arts Center's recently renovated auditorium, guests can tap their toes and bang their eardrums from 1,065 seats divided between three eye-pleasing levels. After sating their trumpet thirst and clarinet cravings, concertgoers may feast upon a smorgasbord of visual delights in the building's brand-new art gallery.
1795 Knollcrest Cir. SE
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546