At the intersection of modern jazz, hip-hop and R&B is where you will find millennial drummer and rising jazz talent, Michael Ode. Ode brings his quartet the the Sharp Nine Gallery in Durham on Saturday.
Showtime is 8 p.m. and tickets are $10-$15. For more information, visit: durhamjazzworkshop.org.
- The Lockdown Blues Band plays Beyu Caffe in Durham on Friday. Shows at 8 and 10 p.m., tickets are $8 per show. Info: beyucaffe.com.
- Also Friday, Kindred the Family Soul plays Raleigh’s CLUB 44 at 9 p.m. Info: nando.com/3y-.
- Saturday at Beyu Caffe, it’s Dee Lucas performing at 8 and 10 p.m. Tickets are $9 per show. Info: beyucaffe.com.
- Every third Tuesday is Jazz Night at The Durham Hotel in downtown Durham. Enjoy Art of Cool-approved local and visiting musicians as they provide the soundtrack to cocktails and dinner in the restaurant and lounge. It kicks off Aug. 16 with the excellent Al Strong Trio playing during dinner from 6-9 p.m. Info: thedurham.com.