A Swingin’ New Year’s Eve Returns to Chris’ Jazz Café

-Courtesy of Peter Breslow Consulting & Public Relations

Philly fan favorite Chelsea Reed & The Fairweather Nine will be swinging in the new year once again at Chris’ Jazz Café on Friday, December 31! It’s been two long years since jazz lovers have been able to ring in the new year at the legendary jazz club. “We’ve been robbed of our popular New Year’s Eve celebration due to covid restrictions, but as we hopefully turn the corner of this daunting era, we have a lot to look forward to in 2022,” said Chef/Owner Mark DeNinno.

The swingin’ New Year’s Eve soirée includes a scrumptious 3-course prix fixe and show package featuring Chelsea Reed and the Fair Weather Nine, a New Orleans jazz and blues band specializing in music from the golden age of jazz. The group hails from Philadelphia and all members are Temple University Boyer College of Music students or graduates. The band will play the music of early jazz artists such as Fats Waller, Bessie Smith, Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday.  

The 3-course Prix Fixe Menu:

First Course Choices
Lobster Bisque 
Roasted Oysters
Roasted Chanterelle Mushrooms
Blood Orange Salad
Lobster Concetta (stuffed pasta) 
Smoked Salmon Mousse Terrine

Main Course Selections
Poached Halibut 
Petite Pork Wellington
Dijon Herb Crusted Rack of Lamb
Pan Roasted Chicken
Tricolor Spaghetti Veg

Choice of Dessert 
Fried Cheesecake with Homemade Huckleberry Ice Cream
Salted Caramel Crème Brûlée
Chocolate Mousse Tart with Toasted Marshmallow
Cheese Plate with seasonal accoutrement

Dinner & Show packages are on sale now (maximum of 4 tickets per order): $100 per person includes a 3-course dinner and the show. Beverages, tax & gratuity not included. Show times are 7, 9 and 11 p.m. All tickets are premium seating. “Pay-As-You-Wish” streaming is also available via https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/PhillyJazz or Venmo: @ChrisJazz-Café. All guests must show proof of vaccination with a photo ID to gain entry. 

Chris’ Jazz Café, located at 1421 Sansom Street, celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2019, making it Philadelphia’s longest continuously operating jazz club. Enjoy live jazz Tuesdays through Saturdays. To learn more or to make reservations, call 215.568.3131 or visit http://www.ChrisJazzCafe.com.

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