Tonight is a very big night in Grand Rapids.

The Tierney Sutton Band will breeze into town for a return performance at St. Cecilia Music Center, tonight, November 15, at 7:30 p.m.

The sultry voice of jazz singer Tierney Sutton was a favorite amongst St. Cecilia Music Center audiences in 2010.  So, she's back by popular demand with her gorgeous vocals and top-notch band.

The Tierney Sutton Band is currently celebrating its 4th consecutive Grammy Nomination for “Best Vocal Jazz Album”. During a collaboration that has spanned 18 years, they have also been awarded a JazzWeek Award for Vocalist Of The Year, consecutive nominations for Jazz Journalist Association awards, recorded several #1 Cds on jazz radio, and garnered critical praise throughout the world.

Take a look at what you can expect tonight!


Members of The Tierney Sutton Band have played and recorded with music legends including Ray Charles, Natalie Cole, Placido Domingo, Bonnie Raitt, James Taylor and countless others. They have headlined at Carnegie Hall, The Hollywood Bowl, The Kennedy Center and Jazz at Lincoln Center and have recorded eight CDs. The band’s album “On The Other Side” has been called by BusinessWeek “A Masterpiece ...eloquent, honest and magnificently sung and played.” and the band’s CD, “Desire”, has been described by the Chicago Sun Times as “a conceptual masterpiece”. Since her last appearance in Grand Rapids, the group recorded “American Road” in 2011.

The St. Cecilia Jazz Series with the Tierney Sutton Band kicks off the 2012/2013 season called “NYC2GR” depicting top-notch New York City caliber performances and St. Cecilia Music Center’s new partnership with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center in New York.

You can get tickets for the Tierney Sutton Band concert by calling 616-459-2224 or visiting St. Cecilia Music Center at 24 Ransom NE, Grand Rapids, 49503. Tickets can also be purchased online at


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