Arts and Entertainment

An Evening with John Toomey Jazz Quartet

July 27 2024

Cocktails at 7 p.m.; show at 8 p.m.
Wells Theater 108 E. Tazewell St., Norfolk, VA Price: $20 and up

Virginia Stage Company is thrilled to introduce a new concert series called Tazewell Lounge Series at the Wells.  The inaugural performance to kickoff this series is An Evening with the John Toomey Jazz Quartet on Saturday, July 27th at 8pm.  This intimate performance will take place at the Wells Theatre in the Tazewell Lounge. John and his quartet will perform 2 sets, opening at 8pm, with a cocktail hour starting at 7pm.

Professor John Toomey has been recognized for excellence in teaching several times, including his designation as University Professor for Excellence in Teaching, an honorary title awarded to less than 2 percent of the faculty at the university.  Other honors include TELETECHNET Professor of the Year, and winner of the prestigious  SCHEV Award for Excellence in Teaching.  His most recent release is a live quartet recording with jazz trombone legend John Fedchock entitled Reminiscence, released on the Summit label.

An Evening with John Toomey Jazz Quartet will play only at the Wells on Saturday, July 28th in Norfolk, Virginia. There are an extremely limited number of tickets available now on sale and can be purchased online at or by calling the box office at (757) 627-1234 (Monday – Friday from 10am -3pm).  General admission tickets are $20 each.  There are also a limited number of  lounge tables of 4 seats total for $100 for each table.  Doors open at 7pm for a cocktail hour before the 8pm concert.

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