Archive for October 9, 2010

Welcome to! The 4th Annual Duck Jazz Festival is set for Sunday, October 10, 2010. The festival will be held at the Duck Town Park, 1200 Duck Road, beginning at 11:00 a.m., with the gates set to open at approximately 10:00 a.m. The event is free and open to the public, and has attracted nearly 5,000 visitors in years past. Please bring a picnic, beverages, chairs, or blankets. No beach umbrellas or tents are permitted at the event. Food concessions will be provided by the Duck United Methodist Church in the picnic shelter and chairs will also be available for rent.

Philadelphia-based jazz musician Gerald Veasley is set to co-host the 4th Annual Duck Jazz Festival. Veasley, who was the Festival headliner in 2008 and played with Jimmy Bruno at the first Duck Jazz Festival in 2007, will co-host a series of events throughout Town prior to the festival.

Scheduled* to appear at this year’s festival are:

Joyce Cooling from San Francisco, CA at 3:45 p.m.;
Adrian Crutchfield from Charlotte, NC at 2:00 p.m.;
Big Rick and The Bombers from Wake Forest, NC at 12:30 p.m.;
The Roy Muth Big Band featuring Laura Martier from Virginia Beach, VA at 11:00 a.m.