Litchfield Jazz will get its own giant mural this year, courtesy of Ryan Christensen, a young, successful graffiti artist entrepreneur. Founder of RC Murals, established in 2010, he did not begin as a bad boy, spray painting subway cars Instead he studied at the knee of the masters, The High Impact Crew, a Connecticut-based graffiti art collaborative founded 20 years ago by world renowned artist REO. RC is now a member.
On Saturday, August 10, RC will visit Litchfield Jazz Festival and create an outsized mural in his own unique graffiti style for the Festival to keep. Festival goers are invited to observe the day- long process and marvel at the results. Music featured on the Litchfield Jazz Fest that day includes Avery Sharpe Gospel Explosion, Gary Smulyan Bari Sax Summit, vocalist Gregory Porter, and Eddie Palmieri Latin Band. To buy tickets click here, call 860-361-6285 or visit the Palace Theater Box Office in Waterbury.