At this past Grammy Awards ceremony, acclaimed musician Jon Batiste, alongside Gary Clark Jr., paid homage to Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award recipients Chuck Berry and Fats Domino with a rendition of “Ain’t That A Shame” and “Maybelline.” After commemorating two of the fathers of rock & roll, Batiste and Clark presented the Best Pop Solo Performance, which was awarded to Ed Sheeran


Catch Jon Batiste on the Solo In The Round Tour in anticipation of his album release later this spring. Tickets are currently on sale HERE:

Feb 27 – New York, NY ■ Bowery Ballroom SOLD OUT
Feb 28 – New York, NY ■ Bowery Ballroom SOLD OUT
Mar 2 – Houston, TX ■ The Heights Theater
Mar 3 – Dallas, TX ■ Kessler Theater
Mar 9 – Kansas City, MO ■ Madrid Theatre
Mar 10 – Pontiac, MI ■ The Crofoot
Mar 14 – Cambridge, MA ■ The Sinclair Early Show SOLD OUT
Mar 14 – Cambridge, MA ■ The Sinclair Late Show
Mar 15 – Philadelphia, PA ■ Theatre of Living Arts
Mar 17 – Washington, DC ■ 9:30 Club
Apr 3 – Seattle, WA ■ Neumos
Apr 4 – Portland, OR ■ Wonder Ballroom
Apr 5 – San Francisco, CA ■ Great American Music Hall
Apr 6 – Los Angeles, CA ■ Teragram Ballroom
Apr 27 – Atlanta, GA ■ Center Stage
May 4 – Chicago, IL ■ Thalia Hall
May 5 – Minneapolis, MN ■ Varsity Theater
May 25 – Charleston, SC ■ Spoleto Festival USA


Jon Batiste is an internationally acclaimed musician, bandleader and composer. As an educator and television personality, he spreads his unbridled optimism coupled with a profound understanding of the arts. Born into a long lineage of New Orleans musicians, Batiste is a graduate of The Juilliard School with a master’s degree. After graduating, he toured globally with his band Stay Human and currently appears nightly on national television as the bandleader and musical director for “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.” Jon is a Forbes 30 under 30 honoree, Musical Director for The Atlantic and Creative Director of the National Jazz Museum in Harlem. He balances a demanding performance schedule with speaking engagements, curating events, occasional acting and producing opportunities, all while relentlessly composing new music. His latest album Social Music, spent over a month atop the Billboard and iTunes jazz charts as the No. 1 jazz album in the world. Jon is also a coveted brand ambassador–featured in campaigns for Chase, Apple, Lincoln Motor Company, and numerous fashion brands including Bonobos, Ralph Lauren, Barney’s and Nordstrom. He has worked with famed photographer Annie Leibowitz, among many others, and his personal style has been profiled in various fashion publications including GQ, Vanity Fair and Vogue. Jon’s mission is to share his faith, hope and love with the world around him.


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