Date Night with Jazz

Date Night with Jazz

Enjoy a beverage from our concession stand while experiencing skilled local artists sharing their work in the intimate UIS Studio Theatre.  These short events will leave you with time for dinner afterwards to make for a great date night!

In partnership with UIS Music

Join the Groove Merchants for a jazz night celebrating the artists and the art form. Headed by UIS music faculty Manley Mallard (guitar), local legends Buddy Rogers (sax), Nick Groesch (piano) and Jaro Howse (drums), will join with featured Chicago-based musicians Will Mallard (trumpet) and Marion Mallard (bass) to drive the band with a variety of influences and styles.

Buddy Rogers – Saxophone
Will Mallard – Trumpet
Nick Groesch – Piano
Manley Mallard – Guitar
Marion Mallard – Bass
Jaro Howse – Drums

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About the Show

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Tickets: $15

Limited seating available!

UIS Studio Theatre

Date Night Series