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Wednesday, September 5th
9:30pm-12:30am |$10/$15

THE RUCKUS SESSIONS!! — “A GLASPER TRIBUTE”

Featuring vocalist Viveca Hawkins and MC Safahri with the entire Ruckus Band!

“I am the music. I am my first instrument and the music is in me” says one of our favorite resident musicians, Rodney Ruckus. He hails all the way from Miami, Florida where he began playing drums at the age of two. His shows this week will feature many Bay Area Jazz greats, in tribute to the legendary Robert Glasper. Book now, as tickets will go fast!

Ruckus is a Berklee College of Music Alumni and is touring all over the world playing music with his group called Ruckus Elevation. His recent performances include artists such as Theo Croker, Tia Fuller, Darren Barrett, Herbie Hancock, Joey Alexander, Chick Corea, Donald Brown, Billy Childs and Wynton Marsalis at venues like Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland, Blue Note NYC, Umbria Jazz Festival in Italy and many more all over the world. Rodney enjoys sharing his gift with all types of different communities and wants to bridge the gap of success between young musicians and the professionals. When he performs at Black Cat, he really brings the Ruckus!

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The cost shown for each performance is the price for tickets per person, which are purchased in advance. There is a Food & Beverage Minimum for reservations downstairs. Tickets may be purchased on Eventbrite, or by making a reservation on Opentable By submitting a reservation, you are purchasing tickets to a show. Tickets are non-refundable but may be transferred to other people. No-shows or cancellations are charged the full ticket price per person to the card on file.

See our FAQ for more details. There is no charge for enjoying the music in our upstairs lounge.

Call us at 415.358.1999 or email us with any questions!

Calendar of Events

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From NYC, The EVAN Sherman Quintet

From NYC, The EVAN Sherman Quintet

From NYC, The EVAN Sherman Quintet

CLOSED THIS EVENING

The Jeff Denson Band

Detroit Jazz Powerhouse, KNMDK!

Detroit Jazz Powerhouse, KNMDK!

Detroit Jazz Powerhouse, KNMDK!

Detroit Jazz Powerhouse, KNMDK!

Detroit Jazz Powerhouse, KNMDK!

CLOSED THIS EVENING

Oakland’s Jazz/Soul Vocalist LILAN KANE’s “Tribute to Nancy Wilson”

Giulio Xavier’s VIBE THEORY!

NYC *All-Star* Jazz Renegades: Big Yuki + Patrick Bartley + Brad Miller + Mike Mitchell

NYC *All-Star* Jazz Renegades: Big Yuki + Patrick Bartley + Brad Miller + Mike Mitchell

NYC *All-Star* Jazz Renegades: Big Yuki + Patrick Bartley + Brad Miller + Mike Mitchell

NYC *All-Star* Jazz Renegades: Big Yuki + Patrick Bartley + Brad Miller + Mike Mitchell

CLOSED THIS EVENING

Freddy Clark & WOBBLY WORLD

The WALTER EARL Group

From NYC, The IRWIN HALL Organ Trio

From NYC, The IRWIN HALL Organ Trio

From NYC, The IRWIN HALL Organ Trio

From NYC, The IRWIN HALL Organ Trio

CLOSED THIS EVENING

CLOSED FOR A PRIVATE EVENT

THE DAHVEED BEHROOZI QUARTET

NICK LAMB’S “Big Trippin’ Collective”

HOWARD WILEY’S “EXTRA NAPPY!”

HOWARD WILEY’S “EXTRA NAPPY!”

Giulio Xavier’s VIBE THEORY!

CLOSED THIS EVENING

CLOSED THIS EVENING

CLOSED THIS EVENING

CLOSED THIS EVENING

3X Grammy Winner KEYON HARROLD!

DJ OWEN VELEZ

3X Grammy Winner KEYON HARROLD!

DJ OWEN VELEZ