The Baked Potato's 40th Anniversary Jazz Festival
The Baked Potato's 40th Anniversary Jazz Festival is set for Saturday, May 22 and Sunday, May 23 at the Anson Ford Amphitheater and will feature performances by Larry Carlton, Yellowjackets, The Jazz Ministry, Steve Lukather and Special Friends, The Michael Landau Group, Don Randi & Quest, Lee Ritenour and Friends, The Baked Potato All Stars, O.H.M, Scott Henderson Trio, VOLTO!, Holdsworth, Pasqua, Haslip, Novak, John Daversa Big Band, and Mitch Forman. Tickets are on sale now at www.thebakedpotato.com.
Opened in 1970, the world-famous The Baked Potato is the oldest jazz club in California and a Los Angeles historical music landmark, known for hosting internationally-known jazz greats such as GRAMMY-award winning musicians Larry Carlton, Yellowjackets, Al Jarreau, Michael Landau and Steve Lukather before they got their start.
With music ranging from jazz to rock, to contemporary fusion, The Baked Potato also has a reputation of being a hidden spot for big-name artists to jam when they are in town. Attracting local musicians, music lovers and tourists alike to see world-class musicians in a very intimate setting, this is the place to see the best music that LA has to offer. Other jazz legends to grace The Baked Potato stage include Virgil Donati, Dennis Chambers, Simon Philips, Terry Bozzio, Dave Weckl, Bunny Brunnel, Derek Sherinian, Mike Keneally and Alan Holdsworth. The kitchen offers massive baked potatoes stuffed with your choice of delicious toppings like Marinated Steak, Chicken Teriyaki, Sautéed Spinach and Mushrooms and serves until 1am. The Baked Potato is open nightly from 7pm-2am.