Past Dates

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

JAZZ @ THE CAM Series - 6:30 pm
3201 South 17th Street
Wilmington, NC 28412
USA
Price: $20 - non-members, $12 - CAM/CFJS Members, $10 Students with valid college ID

I am honored to return to the JAZZ @ THE CAM Series hosted by the Cameron Art Museum and the Cape Fear Jazz Society in Wilmington, NC! I will be joined by a trio of phenomenal musicians: Andrew Berinson (piano), Lance Scott (bass), Donovan Cheatham (drums).  

Friday, February 10th, 2017

An Evening of Jazz - 8 pm
4608-L Industry Lane
Durham, NC 27713
Price: $15 / $10 (students)

Join me and my fellow singer/songwriter from the SF Bay, Andrea Claburn, for an evening of live jazz just in time for Valentine’s Day. We’ll be accompanied by remarkable musicians, Al Strong – trumpet, Andrew Berinson - piano, Russell Favret – guitar, Kenny Phelps McKeown – bass, Donovan Cheatham - drums.

Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2769667

 

 

Friday, November 18th, 2016

8 pm
807 E. Main St.
Durham, NC 27701
USA
Price: $12

Me and my Trio, JC Martin (guitar), Kenny Phelps McKeown (bass), Donovan Cheatham (drums), will be back at The Shed on Friday November 18th at 8pm.

Start your weekend & Holiday season with your soul stirring and your body swaying to LIVE music.

A little classic, a little contemporary but ALL LIVE JAZZ!

LOOK TO SEE YOU THERE!

www.juasmusic.com

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

Dominion Jazz Cafe w/Chan Hall - 6 pm - 9 pm
200 North Blvd.
Richmond, VA 23220
USA
Price: Free

I will be performing in Richmond, VA for the first time as the special guest of pianist/artist Chan and his group! Come on out and show your support! 

http://www.chanhalljazz.com/home

Saturday, February 13th, 2016

"Be My Valentine" Concert - 8 pm
4608 Industry Lane
Durham, NC 27713
USA
(919) 486-5299
Price: $15 - General / $10 - Student

I'm returning once again to Sharp Nine Gallery to perform a special "Be My Valentine's" Concert.  I'll be joined by a talented group of musicians: Russell Favret - guitar, Kenny Phelps McKeown - bass, Donovan Cheatham - drums.  Come enjoy a night filled with songs of love! 

Friday, December 4th, 2015

Jua - "Colors of Life" - 8 pm / 10 pm
335 W. Main St.
Durham, NC 27701
USA
919.683.1058
Price: $8

I'll be making my debut at the Beyu Caffe in Durham, NC! Come get lost in the music as I perform selections from my latest album "Colors of Life" and other musical gems with a phenomenal trio: Russell Favret (guitar), James Suter (bass), Donovan Cheatham (drums).  

I'll be performing two sets: 8 pm / 10 pm.  Get your tickets NOW! 

Friday, November 13th, 2015

8 pm
807 E. Main St.
Durham, NC 27701
USA
Price: $12

I'll be making my debut at a very cool, intimate spot, The Shed!  Come end your week the right way....with me and some heartfelt jazz. It'll be a special evening!

Saturday, October 24th, 2015

7:30 PM / 9:30 PM
4075 Old Milton Pkwy
Alpharetta, GA
USA
855.583.5838
Price: $22

ATLANTA FAMILY/FRIENDS...I will FINALLY be performing music from my latest CD "Colors of Life" and other favorites of mine in the Atlanta area.  In addition, I will be making my debut at The Velvet Note! There will be two shows offered: 7:30 pm and 9:30 pm.  Please come out and share in this monumental evening with me! 

Saturday, June 13th, 2015

8:00 pm
4608 Industry Lane
Durham, NC 27713
USA
(919) 486-5299
Price: $15 - General / $10 - Student

Come start the summer with me at Sharp Nine Gallery! I'm excited about taking the stage again at this great venue and sharing some meaningful songs. I'll be joined by a talented cast of musicians: JC Martin - guitar, Kenny Phelps McKeown - bass, Donovan Cheatham.  Come get lost in the music with me again! :) 

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

7:00 PM
2000 South Summerlin
Orlando, FL 32806
USA
Price: Donations Welcome

Join me as I make my debut at the Timucua Arts White House in Orlando, FL! I'll be joined by an extraordinary trio of musicians: Chris Rottmayer - piano, Ben Kramer - bass, Walt Hubbard - drums.  Come experience some heartfelt music with us. :) 

Saturday, February 7th, 2015

"Be My Valentine" Concert - 8:00 pm
4608 Industry Lane
Durham, NC 27713
USA
(919) 486-5299
Price: $15 - General / $10 - Student

I'm returning to Sharp Nine Gallery to perform a special "Be My Valentine's" Concert.  I'll be joined by a talented group of musicians: Russell Favret - guitar, Kenny Phelps McKeown - bass, Donovan Cheatham - drums.  Come enjoy a night filled with songs of love! 

Saturday, January 3rd, 2015

Back to the Bay "Colors of Life" CD Release Concert - 8:00 pm
2087 Addison St.
Berkeley, CA 94720
USA
Price: $15

I am returning to the Bay Area to celebrate the release of my new album "Colors of Life"! Join me for an evening of original music from "Colors of Life" and other jazz classics. Featuring Matt Clark - piano, Andrew Emer - bass, and Alan Hall - drums with special guest appearance by Kasey Knudsen - alto sax.

Cost: $15

Saturday, October 25th, 2014

9 pm - 12 am
901 West Morgan Street
Raleigh, NC 27603
USA
9198338898
Price: Free

Come join me at the Irregardless Cafe for their "Speakeasy Night" with my talented trio: Russell Favret (guitar), Kenny McKeown Phelps (bass), Donovan Cheatham (drums). Grab dinner and hear some heartfelt live music. 

Reservations strongly recommended. 

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

JAZZ @ THE CAM Series - 6:30 pm
3201 South 17th Street
Wilmington, NC 28412
USA
Price: $12 / $5 Students with ID

I am honored to kick off the JAZZ @ THE CAM Series hosted by the Cameron Art Museum and the Cape Fear Jazz Society in Wilmington, NC! Please come join my talented trio (JC Martin - guitar, Kenny Phelps McKeown - bass, Donovan Cheatham - drums) and I as we share some heartfelt music. It will be a special evening of music. 

Saturday, August 9th, 2014

6:30 pm - 12:00 am
901 West Morgan Street
Raleigh, NC 27603
United States
(919) 833-8898
Price: Free

Come join me at the Irregardless Cafe for their "Speakeasy Night!" Grab dinner and hear some heartfelt live music. 

Reservations strongly recommended. 

Friday, July 11th, 2014

"Colors of Life" CD Release Tour - 6:00 pm
29 Cornelia Street
New York, NY 10014
212-989-9319
Price: $10

Come get lost in some great music as I continue my "Colors of Life" Tour. I'll be performing new material from my new album and other heartfelt gems. 

Saturday, June 28th, 2014

"Colors of Life" CD Release Tour - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4608 Industry Lane
Durham, NC 27713
(919) 486-5299
Price: $15

This will be the first concert for the release of my sophomore album "Colors of Life." Come celebrate with me as I perform new material from the album and a few old gems that I love.  

Light refreshments will be available, but you are welcome to BYOB! 

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

"Colors of Life" Release

Today is the DAY for the release of my sophomore project "Colors of Life"! Pick up your copy! 

Saturday, June 7th, 2014

8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
201 W Chatham St #103,
Cary, NC 27511
(919) 481-0881
Price: Free

Come hear some beautiful music as I perform a duo acoustic set in an intimate setting filled with wine and food. 

Saturday, May 31st, 2014

6:30 pm - 12:00 am
901 West Morgan Street
Raleigh, NC 27603
(919) 833-8898
Price: Free

Come join me as I make my debut at the Irregardless Cafe during their "Speakeasy Night!" Come grab dinner and hear some heartfelt live music. 

Reservations strongly recommended. 

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

The Digital Age of Downloads and Streaming - Tweetchat Series
9 PM EST / 6 PM PST
www.tweetchat.com

Saturday, January 18th, 2014

Performance with Onaje Allan Gumbs & New Vintage
9 PM
BAM Cafe, 321 Ashland Place
Brooklyn, NY 11217
USA
Price: Free

I'll be joining legendary Onaje Allan Gumbs and his New Vintage group at the BAM Cafe for two nights Jan 17-18 for two eclectic and electrifying evenings of Music, Poetry and Dance..

Friday, January 17th, 2014

Performance with Onaje Allan Gumbs & New Vintage
9 PM
BAM Cafe, 321 Ashland Place
Brooklyn, NY 11217
USA
Price: Free

I'll be joining legendary Onaje Allan Gumbs and his New Vintage group at the BAM Cafe for two nights Jan 17-18 for two eclectic and electrifying evenings of Music, Poetry and Dance..

Monday, November 25th, 2013

"Thanks"giving Time - Tweetchat Series
9 pm EST/ 6 PM PST
www.Tweetchat.com - #chatwithjua
Price: Free

Monday, September 16th, 2013

Singing on Overdrive - Tweetchat Series
9 pm EST/ 6 PM PST
www.tweetchat.com - #chatwithjua
Price: Free

Monday, August 19th, 2013

Continuing the Legacy - Tweetchat Series
9 pm EST/ 6 PM PST
www.tweetchat.com - #chatwithjua
Price: Free

Sunday, July 28th, 2013

Jazz Brunch
11 am
Durham Convention Center, 301 W. Morgan St.
Durham, NC
USA

Private Event.

Sunday, July 21st, 2013

4:30 pm
Jazzschool, 2087 Addison St.
Berkeley, CA 94704
510-845-5373
Price: $15

I'll be joining rising star Janeare Ashley as a special guest for a thrilling afternoon of music. Come join us! Tickets: http://jazzschool.org/event/janeare-ashley/

Monday, July 15th, 2013

Music of the Summer - Tweetchat Series
9 pm EST/ 6 PM PST
Tweetchat.com - #chatwithjua
Price: Free

Sunday, July 14th, 2013

Sundays at Sunset Concert Series w/the Al Strong Music Group
5 pm
Raleigh Little Theatre - Ampitheatre, 301 Pogue St.
Raleigh, NC 27607
USA
Price: $15

I'll be joining the slamming Al Strong Music Group as a featured vocalist for the Sundays at Sunset Concert Series at the Raleigh Little Theatre - Amphitheatre. Come relax with some beautiful music before starting your work week on Monday. Tickets: http://sundaysatsunset.eventbee.com

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

House Concert Summer Series - Jazz with Jua
6 pm EST
Clayton, NC
USA
Price: Donations Suggested - $15

Join friends Bob & Nichole Darboe in welcoming to their home, vocalist Jua to share in an evening of contemporary & traditional Jazz tunes in an intimate House Concert setting. Returning to the East Coast from the northern California Bay Area, Jua is establishing himself into the richly dynamic Jazz scene found here in the Triangle & surrounding areas. All of your donations & proceeds to this event directly support the release of his sophomore CD "Colors of Life" scheduled to be recorded this August and released in early Spring 2014, Come mix, mingle and enjoy the full, rich music of Jua with accompanying bassist & guitarist. Visit the ticket link: www.juasmusic.eventbrite.com to RSVP, receive concert location and donate. We look forward to seeing you there!

Saturday, April 13th, 2013

8 pm
Jazzschool, 2087 Addison St.
Berkeley, CA 94704
USA
510-845-5373
Price: $18 - General / $15 - Students &

The Jazzschool Institute’s Mark Murphy Scholarship is awarded annually to a vocal student who “demonstrates exceptional creativity and artistic promise.” The singers who have earned this honor over the past four years – Jua Howard, Andrea Claburn, Kyra Gordon, and Kathy Blackburn – share the stage at the Jazzschool for one night only, backed by a world-class rhythm section. Featuring Jua Howard, Andrea Claburn, Kyra Gordon, Kathy Blackburn, vocals; Matt Clark – Piano; John Wiitala, bass; and Alan Hall, drums

Saturday, October 27th, 2012

Billie's Black
9 pm (Doors open at 8:30 pm)
271 West 119th St.,
New York, NY
I'll be continuing my "Welcome Back East" concerts with a return trip to Harlem! I am highly excited to be joined by the legendary Onaje Allan Gumbs and his trio. Come hear some smokin' live music! Cost: $12

Saturday, October 13th, 2012

Jazz House Concert
6 pm
Raleigh, NC
I'll be starting my "Welcome Back East" shows with an intimate house concert! RSVP to Juasmusic@juasmusic.com to receive directions to the concert venue. Come support live music! Cost: $10 donation suggested

Saturday, August 25th, 2012

Savanna Jazz Club w/Andrea Claburn
7:30 pm
2937 Mission St., San Francisco, CA
I’m returning to the Savanna Jazz Club (www.savannajazz.com) one more time with my musical collaborator, Andrea Claburn (www.andreaclaburn.com), and our smokin’ sextet (Christian Sullivan / Eli Goldlink – keys, Lu Salcedo – guitar, Andy Wilke – trumpet, Mike Sweetland – bass, aaron Hipschman – drums) for a late summer jam!! Please make reservations to secure your spot/table for the evening. Cost: $12

Saturday, August 18th, 2012

Freedom Performing Arts Center w/LAMICA
8 pm
10016 San Pablo Ave., El Cerrito, CA
I’ll be sharing the stage with a talented new artist, Lamica, and our quartet for a soulful night of jazz and r&b. Come and enjoy some live music!! Cost: Donations at the Door.

Saturday, August 11th, 2012

Jazzschool w/The Basement Kids
8 pm
2087 Addison St., Berkeley, CA
I'll be joining the The Basement Kids for a couple of songs. The Basement Kids are a high-energy group comprised of Bay Area natives and Jazzschool regulars, present an evening of original music, along with new arrangements of standards and hits. Featuring Andy Wilke, trumpet; Chris Sullivan, piano; Matt Roads, bass; and Marshall Williams, drums. Cost: $10

Sunday, July 8th, 2012

Temescal Street Fair
Temescal Street Fair - 4 pm
Oakland, CA
Price: FREE!!
Come check me out as I perform at the Temescal Street Fair on the Cosmo's Jazz Spot stage (on Telegraph between 46th and 47th St.) with the extraordinary Andrea Claburn (www.andreaclaburn.com) and our talented sextet!!!

Friday, July 6th, 2012

57th Street Gallery - Oakland
57th Street Gallery w/Terrence Brewer - 8:30 pm
5701 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland, CA
USA
510.654.6964
I'll be joining the phenomenal guitarist Terrence Brewer and his trio along with talented vocalist, Mary Jenson, at the 57th Street Gallery (http://57thstreetgallery.com/). Cost - $15. Come check out the show!

Saturday, May 26th, 2012

Savanna Jazz Club
7:30 pm
San Francisco, CA
We're back! I'll be jamming again with the extraordinary talent, Andrea Claburn (www.andreaclaburn.com) and our smokin' sextet at Savanna Jazz Club (2937 Mission St., San Francisco, CA, www.savannajazz.com). Please make reservations to secure your spot/table for the evening.

Saturday, March 10th, 2012

Cosmo's Jazz Spot
8 pm
Oakland, CA
Coming to the East Bay with the phenomenal Andrea Claburn (www.andreaclaburn.com). We'll be jamming at Cosmo's Jazz Spot (www.cosmosjazzspot.com, 4609 Shattuck Avenue, Oakland, CA 94609) with a talented bunch of musicians. Come check out some great live music!!!

Saturday, January 28th, 2012

Savanna Jazz
7:30 PM
San Francisco, CA
Jamming again at the Savanna Jazz Club (2937 Mission St., San Francisco, CA) with the extraordinary Andrea Claburn (www.andreaclaburn.com). We'll be joined again by a talented bunch of musicians. Come check out some great live music!!!

Saturday, October 8th, 2011

Savanna Jazz
8 pm
San Francisco, CA
Jamming again at the Savanna Jazz Club (2937 Mission St., San Francisco, CA) with the extraordinary Andrea Claburn (www.andreaclaburn.com). We'll be joined again by a talented bunch of musicians. Come check out some great live music!!!

Friday, August 26th, 2011

Jazzschool - w/East Bay Contingent
8:00 pm
Berkeley, CA
Having my first concert with the East Bay Contingent, a grooving sextet that combines funk, jazz and rock that draws inspiration from, among others, Stevie Wonder, George Benson, and Wes Montgomery. Featuring Terrence Brewer - guitars, Stephan Pocus - piano, Mike Sweetland - bass, Kelly Fasman - percussion, Jake Shandling - drums, and ME - vocals!!! Come see our debut. :) Cost: $10 Location: Jazzschool (2087 Addison St., Berkeley, CA)

Sunday, August 14th, 2011

Jazzschool - w/Ruthie Dineen
4:30 pm
Berkeley, CA
I'll be performing as a guest vocalist with the talented pianist/composer Ruthie Dineen at her Rising Star Series Concert!! Come hear some great music and support Ruthie!! Cost - $10. Location: Jazzshool (2087 Addison St., Berkeley, CA)

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

Jazzschool - Outdoor Summer Series
12 pm
Berkeley, CA
I'm participating in the Jazzschool's Rising Star Summer Series with a FREE lunch time performance. I'll be joined by a talented group of musicians as we perform a soul-stirring set of songs ranging from jazz standards to R&B classics. Come join us! Location - Downtown Berkeley BART Plaza (Shattuck Ave. at Center St.).

Saturday, February 5th, 2011

Savanna Jazz
7:30 - 11:30 pm
San Francisco, CA
Please come join me as I share the stage with the phenomenal Andrea Claburn (www.andreaclaburn.com) and a group of amazing musicians at Savanna Jazz (2937 Mission St., San Francisco, CA 94110, www.savannajazz.com)! $8 before 10 and $5 after 10. Come out and show your support for live music!

Saturday, July 17th, 2010

Soulful Summer Concert - Jazzschool
8:00 pm
Berkeley, CA
Come check me out as I perform some great songs that touch your soul and move your spirit!:) (Jazzschool, 2087 Addison St., Berkeley, CA)

Monday, May 10th, 2010

Yoshi's Oakland - Jazzschool Institute Vocal Performance
8 pm
Oakland, CA
Come check out me and my fellow Jazzschool Institute vocalists perform some amazing tunes at Yoshi's in Oakland (510 Embarcadero West, Jack London Square, Oakland, CA 94607; 510.238.9200)

Saturday, February 13th, 2010

Freedom Performance Art Center - Valentine's Day Concert
Valentine's Day Concert - 8:00 pm
10016 San Pablo Ave.
El Cerrito, CA 94530
USA
510.524.2787
Price: $15
I'll be joining some talented musicians to sing a few songs to bring in Valentine's Day the right way!!!

Sunday, January 31st, 2010

Jazzschool Vocal Jam Session
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Berkeley, CA
Come join us for the vocal jam session at the Jazzschool (2087 Addison, Berkeley, CA) next Sunday! Get there early to sign up.

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

Jazzschool
8:00 pm
Berkeley, CA
Please come out and support my fellow Jazzschool Institute vocalists and I as we perform songs from the Great American Songbook! There is NO cover charge for this performance. (Jazzschool, 2087 Addison St., Berkeley, CA 94105, www.jazzschool.com).

Sunday, October 25th, 2009

Vocal Jam Session - Jazzschool
7:30 - 9:30
Berkeley, CA
I am hosting a vocal jam session at the Jazzschool. (2087 Addison St., Berkeley, CA 94704, 510.845.5373). I'll perform a couple of tunes, but please come out and share your own vocal talents. It costs $5, but you can give up to $10. You pay at the door. See you soon!!

Saturday, January 3rd, 2009

W/the Blackbyrds - Sandler Center for the Performing Arts
8 p.m.
Virginia Beach, VA
201 Market St. Virginia Beach, VA 23462 www.sandlercenter.org I'm fortunate enough to be able to perform with the legendary Blackbyrds once again. Please visit the website provided to purchase tickets. They range in price from $35 - $55.

Saturday, October 11th, 2008

Something for the Ladies - Mad Jazz
7:30 p.m. - 12 a.m.
Upper Marlboro, MD
Marlboro Golf Club 4750 John Rogers Blvd. Upper Marlboro, MD 301-952-1300 $15 - Advance/$20 door It's a male showcase including myself of course!!! Visit http://www.maleshowcase.eventbrite.com/ to purchase tickets!!!!

Thursday, August 7th, 2008

Lecture/Performance Series
2:30 p.m.
Alexandria, VA
Lecture/Performance Series with middle school students!

Monday, July 28th, 2008

Eric Arceneaux CD Release Party
8:00 p.m.
Washington, DC
I have the privilege of being one of the openers for this talented indie artist, Eric Arceneaux. Please come check out my performance and provide some support for the release of Eric’s new album "Audio Emotion"! It's being held at Pure formerly "Bar Nun" at 1326 U St. NW, Washington D.C. The cover is $5 so not too costly!

Saturday, July 26th, 2008

Capital Hip Hop Soul Festival
1:00 p.m.
Washington, DC
Marvin Gaye Park 5200 Foote St. NE Washington, DC 20019 Come join me as I perform in the first ever Capital Hip Hop Soul Festival this summer!!! www.capitalhiphopsoulfest.com