Chicago Jazz Singer Elaine Dame and Guitarist Andy Brown Perform at the Box Factory on July 27

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ST. JOSEPH, MI – Stevensville native Elaine Dame returns to Southwestern Michigan for an intimate evening of music along with celebrated jazz guitarist Andy Brown. The duo performs Saturday, July 27, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Box Factory for the Arts, 1101 Broad St. in St. Joseph. Light refreshments and a cash bar will be available.


Tickets are $20 general admission or $25 cabaret seating (reserved tables in front), available at Walk-in tickets are $20. Free for children 12 and under. 


Called a “jazz dynamo” and “a gem in the city's vocal jazz scene" by Time Out Chicago, Elaine Dame has been capturing attention at venerable jazz venues from coast to coast, including the Chicago Jazz Festival, the Rainbow Room and 54 Below in NYC, and Herb Alpert's Vibrato Jazz Grill in LA. It’s the joy she exudes with every note that makes Elaine’s performances unforgettable. A graduate of The Theater Repertory Program at California State Northridge, Elaine worked for years in Chicago’s theater scene before turning her focus to jazz.


"Dame has risen to the top ranks of Chicago jazz singers. She possesses all the musicality you could want in a true jazz singer – centered intonation, an enviable command of rhythm, and a translucent but powerful instrument." ~ Neil Tesser, Grammy award-winning critic and author, The Playboy Guide to Jazz


Accompanying Dame is Chicago jazz guitarist Andy Brown, who has worked at many of the city’s finest jazz venues and continues to play weekly solo performances at The Green Mill and lead his quartet at Andy’s Jazz Club. He counts Barbra Streisand’s 2009 appearance on the Oprah Winfrey Show among the many high-profile singers he has accompanied.


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