Lutes' Summer Jazz Series

Lutes Summer Jazz Series

Summers are hot in Yuma, AZ, but one of the very coolest places you can be is right here at Lutes Casino - 221 S Main St., (928) 782-2192 - for the Lutes Summer Jazz Series. The Series features the YJC Quintet, and the group will host some captivating guest performers. Also featured will be the venerable restaurant itself - a much-loved historic establishment with great food, friendly service, and a collection of memorabilia (artwork? artifacts?) that has to be seen to be believed. It all adds up to some exciting, memorable evenings.

YJC will be at Lutes on Fridays, 7 to 9pm
  • May 29 with Ruben Walshe, trumpet
  • June 12 with vocalist Jennifer Wayman
  • June 26 with Bryan Stewart, trumpet
  • July 10 with Ernie Ortega, trombone
  • July 24 with vocal/instrumental duo Jason & Elle
  • August 7 featuring the return of Brian Carlson, tenor sax
  • August 21 the YJC Quintet Extravaganza

Humane Society's Annual Fur Ball

Humane Society's Annual Fur Ball

The Quintet will be supplying superlative dinner music for what has become Yuma's is most anticipated elegant night out. Held at AWC's 3C building, this black and white affair is a ton of fun and goes a long way in supporting the ongoing efforts of the Humane Society of Yuma. Dining, dancing, auctions, and live music - very cool! Info at

YJC Quintet will perform at the Fur Ball from 6 to 7:15 on September 19

Juliannas patio

Jazz Nights at Julieanna's

On those notable evenings when Yuma's award winning restaurant, Julieanna's Patio Cafe, 1951 W 25th Street, offers live jazz by YJC on it's patio on a Friday night, you have the opportunity to experience one of the best "evenings out" to be found anywhere! It's the casual but elegant atmosphere, the world-class music, the outstanding food and service - it's the whole package that makes the evening unforgettable. You have not discovered the best the Southwest has to offer until you have enjoyed Jazz Night at Julieanna's! Stop in or call ahead for a table near the group - 928-317-1961.

YJC Quintet (except Trio performances where noted) will be at Julieanna's from 7 to 9pm
  • November 6, 13(Trio), & 20
  • December 4 & 18
  • January 8 & 22
  • Feb 5, 19, & 26(Trio)
  • March 4 & 25
  • April 8 & 15