BMA Jazz Odyssey Concert with Lafayette Gilchrist Quartet
WHEN: Saturday, July 28 at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.)
Ticket includes evening access to Odyssey: Jack Whitten Sculpture exhibition from 5–7 p.m.
WHERE: The Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Drive at North Charles & 31st Streets
TICKETS: A limited number of tickets are still available for purchase online or at the BMA Box Office. If the skies are clear and the heat index is mild, the BMA will release more than 150 tickets at 1 p.m. for outdoor seating. Please call the BMA Box Office at 443-573-1701 for details on the day of the event.
PERFORMERS: Lafayette Gilchrist Quartet
With breath-taking command of the piano, Lafayette Gilchrist is widely regarded as one of the area’s most prolific and original composers. He tours nationally and internationally, and has performed with a host of prominent artists including Carl Grubbs, Cassandra Wilson, Macy Gray, and many more. His compositions, Assume the Position and Coded Sources, are a part of the original score from David Simon’s The Wire and Treme.
In the event of inclement weather, concerts are held in the BMA Meyerhoff Auditorium. Call 443-573-1701 after 1 p.m. for updates. Outdoor Jazz + Dinner reservations must be changed to indoor seating or rescheduled by calling Gertrude’s at 410-889-3399. No refunds or exchanges.
ADMISSION: General admission to the BMA is free. Special events and exhibitions may be ticketed. The BMA is open Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. The museum is closed Monday, Tuesday, New Year’s Day, July 4, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. For general museum information, call 443-573-1700 or visit artbma.org.