So far, the Bash line-up includes Music Director Tony Guerrero and guest MC Kate Flannery, joined by an all-star band featuring Max Bennett, Daryl Williams, Tom Dante, Tony Moore, Nathan Scott, Evan Stone, Marc Antoine, Paul Brown, Paul Jackson Jr., Doc Powell, Chris Standring, Keiko Matsui, Philippe Saisse, Rafael Feliciano, Ramon Yslas, Mombo, Will Donato, Greg Vail, Joey Sellers, Greg Adams, Derek Bordeaux, Spencer Day, Slim Man, Bill Cantos and a special pre-Bash set from Chase Huna!
Birthday Bash 2017
Sunday, May 28th, 2017 at The Grove of Anaheim, 2200 E Katella Avenue.
Platinum seating + dinner--now $195
Gold seating + dinner--now $175
Gold seating only--now $135
General Admission--now $45
Bash 2017 "Night Club" Edition
What started as a small celebration to mark the end of KSBR's membership drive is now one of Orange County's most anticipated summer kickoff parties.
Join us in 2017 for another year of great jazz performances, delicious food, wine and fun.
This year's Bash features an all-star line-up, delicious dining, full bar and a unique Birthday Bash "night club" experience.
Every year, more than 30 of the biggest names in contemporary jazz join us for the Birthday Bash. 2017 will be no exception.
Listen to KSBR FM 88-5 for regular booking announcements as the show takes shape. And...check back here for updates:
The line-up so far: Music Director Tony Guerrero and guest MC Kate Flannery , joined by an all-star band featuring Max Bennett, Daryl Williams, Tom Dante, Tony Moore, Nathan Scott, Evan Stone, Marc Antoine, Paul Brown, Paul Jackson Jr., Doc Powell, Chris Standring, Keiko Matsui, Philippe Saisse, Rafael Feliciano, Ramon Yslas, Mombo, Will Donato, Greg Vail, Joey Sellers, Greg Adams, Derek Bordeaux, Spencer Day, Slim Man, Bill Cantos and a special pre-Bash set from Chase Huna!
This year's Bash banquet will feature two delicious VIP entree options. A full assortment of a la carte dining choices will also be available.
Banquet Meal: Mixed green salad, Grilled Herb Chicken, Seasonal Vegetables, Shrimp Pasta, Eggplant Rotini, Toy Box Vegetables, Parmesan Yukon Potatoes, Grove Mini Pastries.
A La Carte Options $10 + tax: 4 Street Tacos with Chips and Salsa, Protein Box with Sliced Meats and Cheeses, Turkey Swiss Croissant. (precise selections subject to change)
And now, here's just a short list of the performers who've made The Bash great over the years:
Blake Aaron, Mindy Abair, Greg Adams, Gerald Albright, Brian Allen, Justo Almario, Gabriela Anders, Marc Antoine, Gannin Arnold, Patti Austin, Johnnie Bamont, Max Bennett, David Benoit, Johnny Blas, Derek Bordeaux, David Boswell, Chris Botti, Rick Braun, Brian Bromberg, Paul Brown, Bill Cantos, Melvin Davis, Doug Cameron, Chris Camozzi, Larry Carlton, Lenny Castro, Craig Chaquico, Chris Clark, Khani Cole, Lionel Cole, Nick Colionne, Dr. Como, Brian Culbertson, Jenn Renee Cruz, Tom Dante, Clyde Davis, Melvin Davis, Spencer Day, Eddie Drayton, Peggy Duquesnel, Kiki Ebsen, Derrick Edmondson, Richard Elliot, Mari Falcone, Rafael Feliciano, Steve Ferrone, Brandon Fields, Mitch Forman, Freddie Fox, Sara Gazarek, Mike Gealer, Grant Geissman, Jay Gore, Tom Grant, Dean Grech, Gerard Hagen, Susie Hansen, Adam Hawley, Mombo Hernandez, Warren Hill, Hiroshima, Dave Hooper, Brian Hughes, Luther Hughes, Clydene Jackson, Jessy J, Bob James, Boney James, Dean James, Sonya Jason, George Jinda, Vail Johnson, ML Jordan, Jackiem Joyner, Dirk K, Gregg Karukas, Jeff Kashiwa, Tateng Katindig, Pat Kelley, Grace Kelly, Shannon Kennedy, Evelyn Champagne King, Ron Kobayashi, Dan Kuramoto, June Kuramoto, Robert Kyle, Tim Landers, Trevor Lawrence, Ronnie Laws, Ricky Lawson, Kevyn Lettau, Alex Ligertwood, Michael Lington, Chuck Loeb, Aubrey Logan, Jeff Lorber, Bill MacPherson, Slim Man, Greg Manning, Michael Manson, Eric Marienthal, Evan Marks, Mark Massey, Keiko Matsui, Maysa, Joe McBride, Lisa McClowry, Marion Meadows, Byron Miller, Chieli Minucci, Elizabeth Mis, Billy Mitchell, Tony Moore, Alphonse Mouzon, Rob Mullins, Luis Munoz, Dave Murdy, Willie Murillo, Najee, Joey Navarro, Stu Nevitt, Grady Nichols, Nils, Steve Oliver, Tollak Ollestad, Michael O’Neill, Sandy Owen, David Pack, Donald Patterson, Michael Paulo, Ron Pedly, Lamont Peoples, Jim Peterick, John Pondell, Ron Powell, Brian Price, Juan Carlos Quintero, Freddie Ravel, Jim Reid, Steve Reid, Dirk Richter, Rachel Rogers, Thom Rotella, Nee Sackey, Joe Sample, Johnny Sandoval, Bryan Savage, Diane Schuur, Marilyn Scott, Nathaniel Scott, Tom Scott, Joey Sellers, Michael Shapiro, Shilts, Ron Shumake, Dan Siegel, Dwight Sills, Ricardo Silveira, Brian Simpson, Slim Man, Dwayne "Smitty" Smith, Keith Smith, Richard Smith, Jimmy Sommers, Donnell Spencer Jr., Chris Standring, Evan Stone, Paul Taylor, Lee Thornburg, Dave Thrush, Randy Tico, Kevin Toney, Elan Trotman, Greg Vail, Eric Valentine, Adam Watts, Jerry Watts, Tim Weisberg, James Werrick, Peter White, Rob Whitlock, Scott Wilkie, Darryl Williams, Pamela Williams, Terry Wollman, Nate Wood, Jennifer York, Randell Young, Ramon Yslas, and Tom Zink.
If you're an Orange County Business, The KSBR Birthday Bash is the perfect way to support local non-commercial media and reach an enthusiastic local audience--in person and on the air.
For customized sponsorship opportunities, please send us an email inquiry or call our Bash Hotline: 949-391-3705.