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UPCOMING SHOWS

April 2018

BLUES ALLEY w/ MASON JAZZ FACULTY

Darden Purcell performs at historic Washington DC Jazz Club, Blues Alley! Joining Darden will Shawn Purcell, Wade Beach, Regan Brough, Matt Niess, Harold Summey and more.

Ella Fitzgerald Jazz Vocal Competition - with special guest judge John Pizarelli!

Darden Purcell is honored to be an adjudicator for the 2nd Annual Ella Fitzgerald Jazz Vocal Competition! The 2nd annual Ella Fitzgerald Competition will be presented in cooperation with the National Museum of American History on the National Mall in Washington, DC. The final day of competition will occur on Saturday, April 28th between 11:00 am-3:00 pm. Our celebrity judge will be none other than singer-guitarist-stylist John Pizzarelli as he releases his own tribute to this master Brazilian composer. Mr. Pizzarelli will be performing, judging and educating throughout the weekend at Blues Alley and elsewhere. Join the fun, join the festivities and join the party as we continue to honor America’s “First Lady of Song" on the occasion of her 101st birthday!

Big Band Jam hosted by Blues Alley with the MJVE

The Mason Jazz Vocal Ensemble performs at the BIG BAND JAM, hosted by the Blues Alley Jazz Society at the Smithsonian in Washington D.C.!

May 2018

Mason Jazz Vocal Night - Center for the Arts

Mason Jazz Vocal Night at George Mason University, Center for the Arts! More details TBD.

Mamma Angela's Italian Bistro and Wine Bar

Tom Lagana/Darden Purcell duo at Mamma Angela's Italian Bistro and Wine Bar! No cover.

Prime Rib Restaurant - Maryland LIVE with the Mike Noonan Group

Darden Purcell / Mike Noonan Duo at the Prime Rib Restaurant, Maryland LIVE Casino.

Eddie V's w/ the Paul White Quintet

Darden Purcell is the featured vocalist at Eddie V's with the Paul White Quintet.

12th International Jazz Research Center - Jazz Voices

Darden Purcell will present at the 12th International Jazz Research Center "Jazz Voices" conference in Graz, Austria. More details TBD.

Prime Rib Restaurant - Maryland LIVE with the Mike Noonan Group

Darden Purcell / Mike Noonan Duo at the Prime Rib Restaurant, Maryland LIVE Casino.

Private Event - Sage String Quartet

Private event at the Salamander Resort and Spa for Sage String Quartet.

Eddie V's w/ the Paul White Quintet

Darden Purcell is the featured vocalist at Eddie V's with the Paul White Quintet.

Prime Rib Restaurant - Maryland LIVE with the Mike Noonan Group

Darden Purcell / Mike Noonan Duo at the Prime Rib Restaurant, Maryland LIVE Casino.

June 2018

National Jazz Workshop at Mason

Mason Jazz hosts the National Jazz Workshop at Mason for the 4th year; offering instrumental and vocal instruction. Opening concert by the Airmen of Note! ONLINE Registration is now OPEN!

July 2018

Crofton Summer Concerts on the Village Green w/ the Tom Lagana Group

Darden Purcell performs with the Tom Lagana Group at the Crofton Summer Concerts on the Village Green. Free and open to the public.

Private Event with the Daryl Brenzel Group

October 2018

Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra w/ Eddie Daniels

Darden Purcell is the featured vocalist with the Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Jim Carroll, with special guest artist Eddie Daniels.

November 2018

"Christmastime in Washington" - Hylton Performing Arts Center

Featured vocalist with Dave Detwiler's "Christmastime in Washington."

December 2018

"Christmastime in Washington" - Heritage Hunt Golf and Country Club

Featured vocalist with Dave Detwiler's "Christmastime in Washington."

"Christmastime in Washington" - St. Peter's Episcopal Church

Featured vocalist with Dave Detwiler's "Christmastime in Washington."

"Christmastime in Washington" - Gainesville United Methodist Church

Featured vocalist with Dave Detwiler's "Christmastime in Washington."

"Christmastime in Washington" - Blues Alley

Featured vocalist with Dave Detwiler's "Christmastime in Washington."

January 2019

Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra w/ Eddie Daniels

Darden Purcell is the featured vocalist with the Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Jim Carroll with very special guest artist, Eddie Daniels!