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“Friends of the Festival” Opening Night Gala

20th Anniversary Opening Night Gala

Photo By Fran Kaufman

20th Anniversary Opening Night Gala

Litchfield Jazz Orchestra

20th Anniversary Opening Night Gala

Anat Cohen photo by Jimmy Katz

Friends of the Festival 
Opening Night Gala

GALA: 5:45 PM   |   MUSIC: 7:45 PM

Please join us to help our young people continue America’s true art form -- jazz.  Your attendance will support the future of live jazz by helping the ground breaking Litchfield Jazz Camp continue to build a scholarship fund for students in financial need. Each year we award 1/3 of our Jazz Campers need-based scholarhips.

We celebrate the kick off of the 20th Anniversary of the Litchfield Jazz Festival at the Goshen Fairgrounds on Friday, August 7th. The party is the event of the season where you'll enjoy fine foods, private reserve French wines courtesy of Vandoren Vineyards and music all night long.

VIP on-site parking, up-front section seating, and access to the Sunset Lounge is included in Friends tickets.

2015 “Friends Gala” Sponsors included Vandoren Vineyards and Crystal Rock. 

2015 Opening Night Concerts at the Festival

7:45 PM     The Litchfield Jazz Orchestra - Thomas Chapin Tribute

9:15 PM     Anat Cohen Quartet

In the Mainstage Tent at the Goshen Fairgrounds
116 Old Middle Street
Goshen, CT 06756

See the complete 2015 Line-up here.

Schedule of student performers TBD in August.

Proceeds support Jazz Camp scholarships.

Litchfield Performing Arts, the not-for-profit that runs the Festival and Camp, is dedicated to changing lives through the arts. The Litchfield Jazz Festival’s educational arm, Litchfield Jazz Camp, has been awarding need-based scholarships to students in financial need since its inaugural year in 1997. In past summers we have been able to award up to $100,000 in scholarships! Becoming a Friend or Best Friend of the Festival or Backstage Pass holder will help us ensure we never have to turn away a child in need.

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Friday, August 7 | 5:45 - 7:15 PM
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