Callie Opies’ Orchard – Thursday Night Jazz

Enjoy a delicious Thursday evening with the tastiest free jazz in Central Virginia

–No cover charge for restaurant patrons–

January 11
January 25

Tim Holmes

Local pianist Tim Holmes kicks off the 2024 Thursday Night Jazz series at Callie Opie’s Orchard Restaurant, along with his backing rhythm section.

January 18
February 8
February 22
March 14

Ginny Carr

Callie Opie’s favorite Thursday night performer is international singer, composer, and recording artist Ginny Carr.  Join us as she entertains on piano and vocals for Thursday Night Jazz.

February 1
March 7

James Bjork

From Richmond, James Bjork brings his shimmering saxophone setup, accompanied by rhythm and chord tracks that evoke the cool and smooth jazz sounds of the last century, presented with his own unique spin.

February 15

Kari Novilla Trio featuring Tina Hashemi

Callie Opie’s is honored to have London-based harpist Kari Novilla make a stop on her tour to perform as a trio, backed with upright bass legend Paul Langosch and featuring the lovely voice of touring jazz vocalist and Charlottesville native Tina Hashemi.

February 29
March 28

Bruce Middle

From Fredericksburg, Bruce Middle brings his guitars and broad spectrum of styles to entertain twice this winter at Callie Opie’s Thursday Night Jazz series.  Although Bruce stays in the background, he’s fascinating to watch as he weaves mellow, hypnotic soundscapes.

March 21

Royce Campbell

Royce Campbell is a guitarist with a long and remarkable career of recording and performing with artists as diverse Marvin Gaye and Henry Mancini.  Mr. Campbell makes a return appearance at Callie Opie’s along with bassist Bob Bown to help us welcome spring 2024 with appropriately romantic instrumentals.