Newport Jazz Festival®
Adds Jack DeJohnette: Made in Chicago
and Ms. Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton to 2015 Lineup
NEWPORT, RI, January 29, 2015 – Celebrating music made in Chicago and one of the world’s premier backup singers, George Wein is pleased to announce the additions of Jack DeJohnette: Made in Chicago and Ms. Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton to the lineup of the 2015 Newport Jazz Festival® presented by Natixis Global Asset Management July 31 – August 2.
IRVIN MAYFIELD AND THE NEW ORLEANS JAZZ ORCHESTRA
KICK OFF 12-CITY TOUR FEBRUARY 5 – 22, 2015
NEW ORLEANS, LA, January 26, 2015 – Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra (NOJO) hit the road for a 12-city tour beginning in Miami, FL on February 5 and wrapping up in Fairfield, CT on February 22. In addition to Mayfield on trumpet, the 18-piece Orchestra includes such respected musicians as Victor Atkins on piano and Ed “Sweetbread” Petersen on saxophone.
Atlanta Smooth Music Festival Planned
January 19, 2015 – Marietta, GA. Jazz Grooves confirms plans for the 8th Annual Atlanta Smooth Music Festival, to be held on Saturday, September 12, 2015 at the Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre, in Mableton, Georgia. The power packed line up includes established international headliners Nick Colionne and Jeff Lorber. There will be additional performances by national recording artists Tim Bowman, Paula Atherton, and Ron Johnson.
25th Riverwalk Blues and Music Festival
Presented by Mosher Street Records
February 14th and 15th, 2015
The 25th edition of the Riverwalk Blues & Music Fest is produced in memory of it’s founder Don Cohen, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit music related charities which include the Sean Costello Fund for Bipolar Research, and the non profit radio show, the Sunday Blues on WKPX.
Strength of Love Stageplay Premiere
ATLANTA — A new stageplay is set to hit the scene in South Metro Atlanta this April entitled “The Strength of Love.” This stageplay, a Baz Brothers Production, will be held in two shows on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 2pm and 7pm at the Griffin Auditorium, in Griffin, GA.
“The Strength of Love” is a heartfelt story of Antonio and Melody, a loving couple who have been married 5 years. Although the first 5 years were blissful, Antonio and Melody are now settling into a new stage of marriage, and each has their own struggle.
UPDATE: The date for the concert has been changed from Feb 7th to April 18th, 2015.
R&B Singer Eric Roberson will be performing LIVE at the Huntington Beach Library Theater as part of the BBJazz Concert Series on April 18th. There are two shows slated for the evening: 7pm & 9pm. To purchase tickets or for more information, click HERE!
George Wein Announces Lineup for 2015 Newport Jazz Festival®
July 31 – August 2, Including Three Full Days of Performances
by Some of the World’s Greatest Established and Emerging Artists
Performers Include Cassandra Wilson, Dr. John, Chris Botti, Jamie Cullum,
Snarky Puppy, Maria Schneider, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Fred Hersch, Billy Childs, Bill Frisell, Arturo Sandoval, Ambrose Akinmusire and More
Tickets Go On Sale Thursday, January 15, 10:00 am
NEWPORT, RI, January 13, 2015 – After producing a successful and exciting 60th anniversary celebration last year, George Wein today announced that the 2015 Newport Jazz Festival® presented by Natixis Global Asset Management will return to the City-by-the-Sea July 31 – August 2 with three full days of music at Fort Adams State Park, plus the popular Friday night concert at the International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino and a festive Gala at the historic Breakers on Saturday evening.