New Live @ the Library Concerts Scheduled

Tickets are now on sale for the sixth season of Live@the Library. This concert series brings some of the Bay Area’s top names in jazz and American music to an intimate performing space in the Regina K. Stafford Rooms at the Alameda Main Library, 1550 Oak St.

This year’s lineup includes Jamie Davis on Saturday, Sept. 20; the Marcus Shelby Trio on Saturday Oct. 11 and a "guitar summit" on Saturday, Nov. 15. The Marcus Shelby Trio features Kim Nalley. The guitar summit will bring Terrence Brewer, Steve Erquiaga and Calvin Keys together.

Doors open at 7 p.m. and the music gets underway at 8 p.m. Tickets for the three-concerts are available for the discounted price of $90, a savings of $15; purchased individually, tickets cost $35.

Tickets are available at Books Inc, 1344 Park St.; Dewey’s Friends Café in the Main Library and online at

Proceeds from the series benefit the Alameda Free Library Foundation. The foundation raises money for the long-term support of Alameda’s libraries.

The foundation would like to thank the concerts’ sponsors: Victor Jin at Property Investment Services; Encinal Market; First Community Bank and R&B Cellars. Community supporters include Books Inc.; Cairdea Design & Marketing; Michaan’s Auctions; Piedmont Piano Company; Sue Especially for You; Friends of the Alameda Free Library; and the Alameda Free Library Foundation.