Laguna Beach Live!


Eric Dries Group July 19 presented by Laguna Beach Live!


Eric Dries is a pianist, improviser, composer and educator who explores the innovative fields between traditional jazz, free improvisation, and contemporary classical music. His solo piano performances reinterpret and invigorate the tradition of jazz standards with a foundation of rhythmic experimentation and harmonic and melodic expansion. Together with his band members, Steven Ragsdale - alto sax, Joey Sellers – trombone, Chris Hon – bass, and Jessica Ragsdale – drums, The Eric Dries Group repertoire ranges from traditional to modern jazz and features innovative original compositions and arrangements from everyone in the group.

Jazz Wednesdays Summer is located in The Rose Garden at Hotel Laguna, 425 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach. The concert is 6:00-8:00pm, doors open at 5:00pm. Tickets can be purchased online for $25 for Premium seating and $20 for regular seating at or by phone at 800-595-4849. Tickets at the door are $25-30. Reservations are accepted until noon on day of concert or until sold out.

NOTE: Tickets are limited for the remaining concerts. If sold out online and you would like to be put on a wait list please email Information line is 949-715-9713.

More Jazz Wednesdays: August 2 Leslie Lewis Sextet (we’re sorry but this concert is sold out), August 16 A Tribute to the Poll Winners: Barney Kessel, Shelly Manne, and Ray Brown (we’re sorry but this concert is sold out), August 30 All Star Jazz.

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