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Helotes2016

Jazz a’Round Old Town Helotes features:

2:05pm — The Four O’Clock Five

3:20pm — Helotes Area Community Band Jazz Band and Sax Ensemble

5:15pm — Aaron Prado

7pm — Marc Antoine

9pm — Jeff Kashiwa & Jay Rowe

11pm — Jam Session

Free event!

Saturday, May 21, 2016 – 2:00 pm

Old Town Helotes, 14391 Riggs Rd, Helotes, Texas 78023 (San Antonio area)

BakersfieldJF

Welcome to the 30th Annual Bakersfield Jazz Festival. It’s a pleasure to introduce you to this exciting event. With the support of students, faculty, administration and ardent jazz fans in the community, the jazz program at CSUB has grown and flourished.

Fridays lineup includes Doug Davis at 7pm; Mike Stern Band at 8:05 and Brian Culbertson at 9:40pm. On the Entry Stage in between performances will be TBD

Saturday’s lineup includes Kern County Honor Jazz Band at 4:00pm, Tony Rinaldi at 5:10pm Aubrey Logan at 6:20pm Brian Lynch’s “Unsung Heroes” Project featuring Ralph Moore at 7:40pm; Fireworks Show at 9:15pm and Tito Puente Jr. Orchestra at 9:20pm On the Entry Stage in between performances will be TBD

On Friday gates open at 6pm, Saturday at 3pm. Refreshments, food, and alcohol will be available for purchase. Ice chests are permissible but will be searched at gate. No outside alcohol or glass containers permitted. Kids 12 & under free in General Admission area only. Current CSUB Students will be allowed free entry to the Festival with valid School ID. All other Student ticket holders must present school ID when entering the event. To purchase a table call 661-283-6985. For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/csubjazz/.

Friday, May 06, 2016 and Saturday, May 07, 2016

CSUB Amphitheatre, 9083 Stockdale Hwy, Bakersfield, California 93311

SaratogaJF2016

The 2-day Saratoga Jazz Festival features a variety of jazz, including Pieces of a Dream.

Saturday, June 25, 2016 – 12:00 – noon

Saratoga Performing Arts Ctr, 108 Ave of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, New York 12866

neworleans_jazzfest_header_2016

The 10-day New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival features 100+ musicians of all genres.

Janelle Monáe, Gov’t Mule, Michael McDonald, Grace Potter, The Subdudes, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, Kermit Ruffins & the Barbeque Swingers, Buckwheat Zydeco, Donald Harrison Jr., Geri Allen: The Erroll Garner Jazz Project, Cowboy Mouth, Christian Scott, The Black Lillies, Walter Trout, Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys, New Orleans Classic Recording Divas featuring The Dixie Cups, Wanda Rouzan, and Jean Knight, Hot 8 Brass Band, Flow Tribe, The Anointed Jackson Sisters, Jason Marsalis, Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers, Bria Skonberg, Talla Walla Vibrations of Belize, Eric Lindell, Alvin “Youngblood” Hart’s Muscle Theory, Shannon Powell presents a Tribute to Smokey Johnson, Matt Lemmler presents “The Music of Stevie Wonder” featuring Brian Blade, Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band,Shades of Praise, Zulu Gospel Male Ensemble, The Deslondes, Baby Bee, The Topcats, Orange Kellin’s New Orleans Deluxe Orchestra, Doreen’s Jazz New Orleans, Goldman Thibodeaux & the Lawtell Playboys, New Wave Brass Band, Panorama Jazz Band, Betty Winn & One A-Chord, Real Untouchable Brass Band, We Are One Social Aid & Pleasure Club, New Generation Social Aid & Pleasure Club, The Perfect Gentlemen Social Aid & Pleasure Club, The Caesar Brothers Funkbox, La Tran-K Band, Semolian Warriors Mardi Gras Indians, Guitar Masters featuring John Rankin, Jimmy Robinson, and Cranston Clements, Clive Wilson’s New Orleans Serenaders with Butch Thompson, Golden Sioux Mardi Gras Indians, Wild Apaches Mardi Gras Indians, Black Seminoles Mardi Gras Indians, Driskill Mountain Boys, Vishtèn of Canada, Native Nations Intertribal, Patrice Fisher & Arpa with guest Javier Cabrera of Mexico, New Orleans Gospel Soul Children and many more.

Smooth Jazz highlights are Chris Botti and Trombone Shorty on Sunday, May 01, 2016

Fair Grounds Race Course, 1751 Gentilly Blvd, New Orleans, Louisiana 70119

2016-Performers

At year 25, Saint Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival spans a full 10 days and upwards of fifteen venues featuring some of the best live performances spiced with the celebration of Saint Lucian Arts, culture and cuisine.

Smooth Jazz highlights are Chris Standring on Friday, May 06, 2016 – 5:00 pm, Norman Brown, Rick Braun and Kirk Whalum on Saturday, May 07, 2016, George Benson on Sunday, May 08, 2016

Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort, Gros Islet, Saint Lucia

WomensJazzFestival

Each year dozens of world-class female musicians converge on Palm Springs for a weekend of unforgettable music. The Palm Springs Women’s Jazz Festival (www.pswomensjazzfestival.com) is scheduled for October 9-11, 2015. The event brings world-class jazz artists featuring an all-female line up to the Coachella Valley. Closing the festival on Sunday.

For ticketing, show times and complete Festival information visit: http://www.pswomensjazzfestival.com

Friday, October 9, 2015; 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Saturday, October 10, 2015; 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Sunday, October 11, 2015; 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM

611 S. Palm Canyon Drive, #7-223, Palm Springs, CA, 92264

The Vienna Rib & Jazz Festival features a variety of music, including jazz musicians Kevin Howard and David Wells.

General Admission NO CHARGE!

VIP Tickets to the Vienna Rib & Jazz Festival Jazz $75.00ea.
*Private seating in line of sight with the stage.
*BBQ Dinner (Ribs or Chicken) 2 sides, salad & beverage
*Free Vienna Rib & Jazz Festival T_Shirt
*Free “Breakin Out” CD by David Wells
*Meet and Greet with evening’s artists and emcees (subject to their agreement to participate).
*Proceeds will go towards Chocolate Jazz Foundation

The money that we make from the festival, after expenses will go towards the growth of Chocolate Jazz Foundation: Chocolate Jazz Fundraisers, School Assemblies, Transportation Call 304-295-4088 for more information.

Saturday, September 19, 2015 – 12:00 – noon

Spencer Memorial Park, Vienna, West Virginia 26105