Wednesday, June 20, 2007
THE WQCD 101.9 FM SMOOTH JAZZ SHOWS
WQCD (101.9 FM) today launches an ambitious summer schedule featuring "40 shows in 80 days." They are spread over several programs, including the "Smooth Cruise" series that starts tonight and runs Wednesdays through Aug. 29. The cruises leave at 6:30 and 9:30 from Pier 61 at Chelsea Piers, and tonight's artist is Down to the Bone. Call Spirit Cruises at (866) 211-3812.The CD101.9 concert series at Jones Beach starts June 28 and runs Thursdays at 8 p.m. through Aug. 30. They're free. The "After Work Free Jazz" series starts July 6 and continues every Friday, 5-8 p.m., through September at Moda, 135 W. 52nd St. These are also free. The year-round Sunday Brunch series continues through the summer at Moda, noon-2 p.m., and the season ends with the Liberty Jazz Festival, Sept. 8-9 at Liberty State Park.