Most people have varied tastes in music. You may prefer one type over others, but still have an appreciation for something eclectic at times, like folk music or jazz. This is why St. Cecilia's in downtown Grand Rapids is such a gem. Tickets have gone on sale for a variety of shows for  the 2021-2022 season. There are 15 events planned, and some of the names should be familiar to some or most, but especially to aficionados.

The Acoustic Cafe Folk Series has some performers many will know.

Sam Bush – October 6, 2021
Rodney Crowell – November 12, 2021
Leo Kottke – November 19, 2021
The Milk Carton Kids – December 2, 2021
Watkins Family Hour – December 16, 2021
Shawn Colvin – May 12, 2022

Spectacular Jazz Series

Joshua Redman – January 20, 2022
Dee Dee Bridgewater and Bill Charlap – March 10, 2022
Delfeayo Marsalis with the Uptown Jazz Orchestra – April 14, 2022

St. Cecilia's Music Center Winterfest Jazz Festival

Christian McBride and Edgar Meyer – February 24, 2021
Christian McBride Trio featuring guest singer Cyrille Aimée – February 25, 2021
Christian McBride and Inside Straight – February 26, 2021

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Series

“From Prague to Vienna”- November 18, 2021
“Romantic Perspectives” – January 27, 2022
“The Jazz Effect” – March 31, 2022

Ticket  information

While you may want to purchase subscription series tickets, single event tickets are available at St. Cecilia's website and by phone at 616-459-2224.

In a release, St. Cecilia's added: "If SCMC is able to offer post-concert CD-signing receptions, all ticket-holders may be able to meet some of the artists and obtain signed CDs of their releases. Further information will be announced closer to the start of the season on whether COVID restrictions will allow SCMC to hold receptions."

St. Cecilia's has been offering these concerts off and on for 138 years.

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