We Are


We are a collective of Northeast Ohio’s finest musicians, inhabiting  unusual spaces and turning concerts into happenings.  

All concert events include bites, brews or bubbly, and a sense of adventure. Travel with us into loft spaces, restaurants, and other urban or historical destinations. Enjoy elegant musical affairs in museum and gallery spaces, and concert crawls that start at microbreweries and trolley their way through multiple destinations.




Our Adventures


Idle Twittering, a Flock of Flutes

George Pope, Janet Becker,
Jane Berkner, and Linda White

Idle Twittering
and Glass Blowing 

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Pre-concert wine and small bites with a glass blowing demonstration, a concert with Idle Twittering Flutes, after concert jazz trio with array of scrumptious desserts.

7:00 Pre-concert wine & small bites at Akron Glass Works

7:45 Idle Twittering Concert 

9:00 After concert desserts with the Stewart Freedman Jazz Trio playing in sync with the glass blowers

Eventbrite - Urban Troubadour  -  Idle Twittering and Glass Blowing


 Jane Berkner, flute         Jody Guinn, harp

Michael Strauss, viola      Miles Richardson, cello

Romance of France

Sunday, March 25, 2018

Join us for a fantasy of an afternoon concert at Akrona Galleries, then take a trolley to Beside the Point at West Point Market for a French Wine tasting. 


3:00 Concert of French music by Debussy and Roussel
at Akrona Galleries


Trolley Ride

5:00 French Wine Tasting at Beside the Point at West Point Market

Eventbrite - Urban Troubadour - Romance of France


Blutique Sneak Peek.....





.....Shhhhh! It's a concert in the United Building where we'll get a peek at the progress of the new Blutique Hotel before its official opening....

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

6:00 Pre-concert wine and small bites at Uncorked Wine Bar

7:30 Concert in the United Building for a sneak preview of downtown’s new Blutique Hotel

9:00 After concert with piano and jazz vocals at Chill Ice cream parlor


 Jane Berkner, flute
Stephen Aron, guitar
Michael Strauss, viola
Ann Gilbert, string bass

Music by classical composer Josef Kreutzer,  Czech composer Erwin Schullhof, and South American composer and guitarist Sergio Assad who is known for his unique synthesis of classical, jazz and ethnic music.

This concert is partially sponsored by Blu Plate, the restaurant above Blu Jazz

Eventbrite - Urban Troubadour - Blutique Sneak Peek


Jane Berkner, flute
Cynthia Watson, oboe
Alix Reinhardt, clarinet
Lisa Fink, horn
Renee Anthony Dee, bassoon

Two Americas Concert

Sunday, June 3, 2018

A pre-concert margarita at Nuevo, and wind quintet concert of music by North American composers in the main auditorium of the Akron Library.  After concert salsa dance party with Latin American jazz band on the patio/ampitheater .

3:30 Pre-concert margarita at Nuevo

5:00 Concert at Main Library includes the music of Eric Ewazen and John Steinmetz

6:45 After concert Salsa dance party, small bites, wine, and a sunset with Jackie Warren and Sammy DeLeon 

Eventbrite - Urban Troubadour - Two Americas

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