Tri C Jazz Fest…FREE Concert posted on Carly’z Corner

Gregory Porter - Be Good, Water

Are you a Jazz-lover like I am?  If you are, the Tri C JazzFest is a jazz lover’s treat.  They continue to wow me with their award winning line up.  This year’s all star line-up will not disappoint. Would you like to take in a FREE Jazz Fest concert?  Well you can……

In celebration of its centennial year, The Cleveland Foundation is generously supporting two components of the 35th annual Tri-C JazzFest:

  • One thousand tickets to the Gregory Porter concert at 6 p.m. June 27 at the Ohio Theatre will be given out free. Tickets for the Porter concert, while free, are REQUIRED. Limit 4 tickets per person.        
  • All the free, outdoor concerts on Star Plaza, which begin at 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 27-28, will be supported by the Foundation.

Tickets for GREGORY PORTER – and the entire JazzFest lineup – will be available beginning 11 a.m. FRIDAY, MARCH 7. Please check back here or visit for tickets.

Tri-C JazzFest is celebrating its 35th anniversary with a big move June 2014, presenting three jam-packed days of concerts in the theaters of PlayhouseSquare plus free music outside on Star Plaza.

Twelve ticketed shows and a host of free outdoor events will be featured June 26-28, 2014.

This year’s lineup for the ticketed, indoor events is as follows:


7:30-9:45pm – (Ohio Theatre) The Sean Jones Quartet plus the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra with Christian McBride


6-7pm – (Ohio Theatre) Gregory Porter
7:15-9:25pm – (Palace Theatre) John Scofield Uberjam/Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
9:30-11pm – (Ohio Theatre) Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra


1:30-2:30pm – (Hanna Theatre) Jamey Haddad ‘Under One Sun’
2:45-3:45pm – (Ohio Theatre) Ernie Krivda Fat Tuesday Band Plays the Music of Oliver Nelson and Jimmy Smith
4-5pm – (Hanna Theatre) Eliane Elias
5:15-6:15pm – (Ohio Theatre) Terri Lyne Carrington
6:45-8pm – (Ohio Theatre) Christian McBride Trio
7:30-8:45pm – (Hanna Theatre) Raul Midon
8:15-10pm – (Palace Theatre) Marcus Miller/Dave Koz & Friends Summer Horns
with Mindi Abair, Gerald Albright and Richard Elliot

10:15-11:15pm – (Ohio Theatre) Dave Holland Prism

IMAG0133   My daughter and I  on our way to see Peter White at the 2013 Tri C Jazz Fest! Awesome!

Festival Pass
JazzFest introduces its first all-festival pass.

Pass-holders will receive a preferred-seat ticket for each of nine concerts of their choosing, plus walk-up admission to the remaining three shows. Seating for those three shows is on an as-available basis.

The pass costs $270. Reserve your festival pass

Individual Concert Tickets
Individual concert tickets will go on sale Friday, March 7, 2014.

So be one of the first to get these tickets @ 11am TODAY!

Happy Freeeee Hunting!


Free Day at the Cleveland International Film Festival….posted on Carly’z Corner


CIFF is celebrating its’ 38th year!!!  

The Cleveland International Film Festival promotes artistically and culturally significant film arts through education and exhibition to enrich the life of the community.

(In other words, we present the newest and best films from around the world, and we do everything in our power to make sure that our audience learns something along the way – about other cultures, about the topic at hand, about the experience from the filmmakers themselves.) taken directly from CIFF website

Enjoy a FREE day at the Festival, courtesy of The Cleveland Foundation and in celebration of their centennial, on Monday, March 24th! Choose from more than 40+ screenings beginning at 9:15 a.m. with the last screening taking place at 9:30 p.m.


This Friday, March 7th….@ 11am for the public, free tickets can be ordered online @, by telephone (1.877.304.FILM), in-person at the Film Festival Box Office in the lobby of Tower City Cinemas, or by mail using the Program Guide order form (which can be downloaded directly from the CIFF website).  Each person can get two free tickets per film, up to four films!

What’s playing for free on March 24th?
Check out the full day’s schedule here.

Stay tuned for more free events…….HAPPY FREEEE  HUNTING!!!!!