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- 20 MarRead more
Since it’s first year, Give Local, a 36 hour online giving event hosted by the Connecticut Community Foundation, has infused over $3.2 million dollars into the non-profit community in the Greater Waterbury area! During this online event, every dollar donated will be streched further through matching funds and potential prizes. As the dates approach we will provide
- 15 MarRead more
At the 2016 Jazz Festival, we invited a talented group of jazz musicians from Yale University to play on the Second Stage. One of these young men, Jack Broza Lawrence, published an article last week in a Yale magazine on the status of Jazz Studies at Yale and the university’s rejection of a jazz studies proposal. Lawrence
- 10 MarRead more
New summer internships and job openings have been posted for both the Litchfield Jazz Camp and Litchfield Jazz Festival. Come be a part of the team that presents one of the best camps and festivals! Every summer we take pride in working with and training new staff. Many of our former interns and team members
- 28 FebRead more
Over 100 friends and fans joined us on February 5 to say a musical goodbye to Litchfield Performing Arts co-founder Arthur Muir. Art passed away on January 22nd, and LPA has established a jazz camp scholarship fund in his memory. Gifts are still coming in, and the fund now stands at $12,000! The organization wants
- 24 JanRead more
Arthur Muir left this world on January 22st just three weeks after being diagnosed with terminal cancer. He would have been 84 in May. Before he died at his home in Goshen which he shared with his wife and love of his life, Vita, and his daughter Lindsey and her family, he enjoyed a stream
The Litchfield Jazz Festival is a proud production of the not-for-profit Litchfield Performing Arts, Inc (LPA). LPA’s internationally renowned Litchfield Jazz Festival is making it's 22nd appearance August 5 & 6, 2017. The Festival will be held at the Goshen Fairgrounds in Goshen, CT.
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What our festival goers are saying about their experience
Nothing beats the Litchfield Jazz Festival…an ongoing tradition for those in the know.
I was overjoyed with my experience at the Jazz festival. Remarkable. Each performance alone was worth the price of admission. I have not stopped talking and email everyone I know.Festival Goer
The sweetest little festival in the United States.
This is the best jazz festival anywhere!
Stands Tall…Wall Street Journal
A model jazz line-up.New York Times
Litchfield Jazz Festival is “a most mellow and tasty event.”Festival Attendee
Top-ranked … not one of [those] fests packed with pop fizzle and no jazz sizzle.Owen McNally, Hartford Magazine
Litchfield really is what other jazz festivals wish they could be…it [is] a true gem.Dave Hershorin, NewOrleansRadio.com
One of the best festivals.Diana Krall
A summer in the Litchfield [hills] is always green and glorious, but how much sweeter it becomes when the strains of jazz, pure and beautiful, are carried on the summer wind.