Archive for July 18, 2012

Official artist and guest hotel of the Smooth Jazz Festival Augsburg The 4-star superior hotel Steigenberger Drei Mohren Augsburg is with its 500 years of history one oft the most traditional hotels in Germany. As best address in Augsburg it is integrated in the ‘Altstadt’ and on the magnificent Maximilianstraße. Severals sights, such as the famous ‘Schaezlerpalais’ are located around the hotel. After a complete renovation in 2011/2012 the hotel presents itself the young grand hotel on historic ground. Guests also included famous people such as Casanova, Mozart, Goethe, Richard Wagner and many more.

The Steigenberger Drei Mohren Augsburg has 131 rooms and suites in a timeless-chic, elegant style. There are 11 rooms for conferences and events and the famous ballroom, the ‘teahall’ with an impressive glass roof. On the culinary side the Fine-Dining Sartory, the restaurant MAXIMILIAN’S with front cooking and direct access to the wine-cellar offer a wide selection of fine foods and wine. The bar 3M with outside seating area is open daily from 10 am. The wellness-area is 360m² big and in oriental style. Another specialty is the massive art collection, that decorates the rooms and public areas of the hotel.

You can order your exclusive Concert Ticket and  Hotel Package (including Festival-T-Shirt, Festival Poster, Welcome Drink, Wellness area, Bus Ticket, Guided City Tour) at our ONLINESHOP.

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The Sixth Annual Duck Jazz Festival is on Sunday, October 7, 2012. The event will be held at the Duck Town Park, 1200 Duck Road, Duck, North Carolina. This free, all-day event is open to the public and will begin at 11:00 a.m., with gates set to open at 10:00 a.m. Picnics, beverages, chairs, or blankets are encouraged. No beach umbrellas or tents are permitted at the event. Food and drinks will be available to purchase from various Town eateries and chairs to rent.

The Duck Jazz Festival is a cultural event which brings in nearly 7,000 people to Duck over Columbus Day weekend. Each year, the Town brings national, regional, and local jazz artists to Duck for this premier jazz event. Many pre-festival events take place leading up to the day of the Jazz Festival. These activities include Festival performers conducting a master jazz class for local high school students, as well as appearing and performing at local Duck venues.

The current schedule of performances is as follows:

11:00 a.m. Emme St. James & Her Jazz Gentlemen

12:15 p.m. The Fuzz Band

2:15 p.m. Paula Atherton

4:15 p.m. The Rippingtons featuring Russ Freeman

Please be advised that the schedule and featured performers are subject to change due to weather conditions and performer availability. For the most up-to-date information, please visit the website at duckjazz.com.

Duck Jazz Festival, Duck Town Park, 1200 Duck Rd, Duck, North Carolina