Downstairs Cabaret Theatre is getting into the Jazz Festival spirit this week with its own hefty lineup of nightly jazz shows from Friday, June 19, through Saturday, June 27. The nine-day series will feature a night of Duke Ellington songs, a Billy Strayhorn tribute, "Blues in the Night with Doug Stone," and "Creole at the Cabaret: New Orleans Jazz with Michael Burritt." Each evening runs 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. and will be followed by an open jam featuring Eastman students — DCT also hosts a weekly jazz night on Tuesdays that prominently features Eastman musicians.
Downstairs Cabaret Theatre's Jazz at the Cabaret series will run Friday, June 19, through Saturday, June 27, at 20 Windsor Street. 9 p.m. each night. $10. downstairscabaret.org.