La Cumbre Plaza launches its Jazz on the Plaza series this month, a program of late-summer Thursday-night live music performances at the outdoor mall’s fountain-side terrace. In addition to the jazz, the S.B. County Vintners’ Association will host a new wine tasting each week. The following is the first month of Plaza’s impressive lineup of S.B.-based jazz performers:
•Tom Ball and Kenny Sultan (Sept. 2)
•John Crosse and the La Cumbre Jazz All-Stars (Sept. 9)
•Teka and New Bossa (Sept. 16)
•Lois Mahalia (Sept. 23)
•Bernie Mieisinger and the La Cumbre Jazz All-Stars
All performances run from 5-7 p.m. and are free; wine tasting costs $15. La Cumbre Plaza is located at 121 South Hope Avenue. The concert series runs until October 28; visit independent.com/events for a complete schedule, or call 963-7147 for more info.