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New England Jazz & Blues Festival June 18 & 19

New England Jazz & Blues Festival June 18 & 19
Date Posted: Jun 15, 2011
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New England Arts & Entertainment Proudly Presents the 1st Annual New England Jazz & Blues Festival this weekend at Quassy Amusement Park with support from the Litchfield Jazz Festival.
Category: Festival Landing Page
Posted by: lturner

WHEN: June 18, 1:00 – Jun 19, 2011 - 8:30
WHERE: Quassy Amusement Park, Middlebury, CT

Mike Gow, who has co-hosted the Litchfield Jazz Festival for many years now, produces the 1st Annual New England Jazz & Blues Festival at Quassy Amusement Park in Middlebury, CT with New England Arts & Entertainment.

This is a rare opportunity to spend a fun filled day checking out the rides and an awesome afternoon & evening listening to top jazz and blues bands all for one price. Surprises are planed including special numbers (Hall of Fame Stuff) where different artists will combine to play a lengendary song. This is going to be a knock your socks off show. Price includes the show, rides and parking.

SATURDAY, JUNE 18TH:
Nicole Zuraitis Group (1:00 PM)
Chris Brubeck & Triple Play (2:30 PM)
Kal David & The Real Deal (4:00 PM)
Multi Grammy Award Winning Dave Samuels & Caribbean Jazz Project (5:45 PM)
James Montgomery with the Uptown Horns (performed with The Rolling Stones, The J. Geils Band, Bill Joel), & Blues Hall of Famer James Cotton w/special guest Billy Squier (7:30 PM)

SUNDAY, JUNE 19TH:
Ali Ryerson Quintet (1:00 PM)
Elvin Bishop Group (2:30 PM)
Roomful of Blues (4:00 PM)
Trio of OZ w/Rachel Z & Omar Hakim (5:30 PM)
The Fabulous Thunderbirds (featuring Kim Wilson) (7:30 PM)

For tickets and more information visit http://www.newenglandjazzbluesfestival.com.  

A portion of the proceeds will support Litchfield Jazz Camp Scholarships.



Date Posted: Jun 15, 2011