Elijah Jamal Balbed. Band plays from 7 pm- 10:30 pm.
Saxophonist, composer, educator, and activist Elijah Jamal Balbed is a native of Washington, DC, currently splitting his time between DC and New York. An alumnus of Howard University's legendary Jazz program, Elijah has since been named Artist of the Year (2016), Best Tenor Saxophonist (2013) and Best New Jazz Musician (2010) by the Washington City Paper, and has participated in residencies at the Kennedy Center (Betty Carter's Jazz Ahead), Strathmore, Bohemian Caverns, and a month-long stint at the Jazz at Lincoln Center in Doha, Qatar.
Doors open at 5:30 pm. Happy Hour is from 5:30 pm- 7 pm. No cover, no reservation. Great cocktails and good vibes.