The band Project Grand Slam is returning and will be the featured artist at this year’s free Martin Luther King Day celebration at the Ridgefield Playhouse on Monday, Jan. 15.

Project Grand Slam is a jazz rock fusion band with a twist of classic rock and Latin based in New York City. It has performed in a number of international music festivals and opened for such other artists as Mindi Abair, Blues Traveler, YES, and Scott Weiland.