The Jazz series at St. Cecilia Music Center just keeps getting better. They just finished a sold-out performance with Gregory Porter Thursday, and a month from now. Kurt Elling comes to town!

Elling's appearance could also be a sell-out event, so music lovers are urged to obtain tickets early. Tickets for Kurt Elling are $40 and $45 and can be purchased by calling St. Cecilia Music Center at 616-459-2224 or visiting the box office at 24 Ransom Ave. NE. Tickets can also be purchased online at A pre-concert reception with wine / hors d'oeuvres is available by reservation for $15 and begins at 6:30 pm. A post-concert party with dessert, coffee and wine is open to all ticket-holders.

Elling has earned 13 GRAMMY nominations over the last 19 years: Best Vocal Album 8 times, Best Jazz Vocal Performance 3 times, and Best Instrumental Arrangement for Accompanying a Vocalist twice. He won the GRAMMY for Best Jazz Vocal Album, Dedicated to You: Kurt Elling Sings the Music of Coltrane and Hartman released in 2009. The Questions, Kurt Elling's newest studio recording will be released on March 23, 2018. The Questions CD will be available for purchase after his concert on March 22.


Elling’s last appearance in Grand Rapids at St. Cecilia Music Center was in 2007. For more information visit:

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