What a fantastic concert. You always here the phrase "you just can't improve upon perfection," however Sony Holland just gets better and better each time I hear her sing. She totally blew me away the other night at Culver's jazz club. She didn't just sing, she performed. Her band, The Theo Saunders Quartet who just happens to consist of some of the best players in the Los Angeles area was off the cuff.
The club itself is nestled within the lobby and bar area of the Radisson hotel. It was founded in 1991 by Merle Kreibich who is just a sweetheart. She not only introduced Sony and the band but informed us about the upcoming shows and thanked the entire audience for coming out to the club. It was that special touch that made this club so special.
Upon arriving at the hotel we decided to get a small bite at the bar before getting ready for the show. Besides we had a little time to kill so where better to spend it then at the bar? We ordered a plate of quesadillas of which we shared. It was a surprisingly large plate for a small bite. They were spicy, tasty and hit the spot. Inside the club there is a bar menu which holds an eclectic variety of food choices. I decided to have the crab cakes which were delectable and a non alcoholic beer. I was pleasantly surprised with the food in this club. The service was so friendly and accommodating that it made me feel as if I were home. They know how to treat their patron's at Culver's Club. Customer service is obviously top priority there and very much appreciated.
The patrons here are jazz aficionados. They come for the concert and enjoy it to the last note. The room has excellent sound and the band is up close and personal with the audience. I really enjoyed this spot and hope to go back again soon.
Dress Code: No special dress code. Just come as you are and enjoy the music.
Here is a very nice, subdued venue with great vibes. The Jazz Bakery is a 7 night jazz club, featuring renouned jazz cats. Check out the website for updated scheldule. It is noted as the only non-profit LA area jazz venue that plays each day. So, know that you will get quality and tremednously help out the arts community thrive in Culver City.
Call number for tickets.Most shows are about $20-$30!
Dress Code: no strict code
On Sunday afternoons the Sagebrush Cantina transforms itself into the Salsa Cantina.
This is a family oriented, casual place. You can eat and dance from 3 pm to 10pm on Sundays. Great way to wind the week-end down.
Dress Code: Casual