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New Bedford JAZZFEST 2013

Date & Time: Saturday , 06/15/2013
from 02:00 PM to 07:00 PM
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Location: Pier 3 on New Bedford’s historic waterfront [map it]*
Admission: $15 In Advance ($20 Day Of)
Contact: Eric Paradis
erparadis@yahoo.com
508-998-7513
Description: Over 40 of the region’s best Jazz musicians, playing everything from Latin to fusion to swing, will take the stage on Pier 3 on New Bedford’s historic waterfront during the 2nd Annual New Bedford JazzFest on Saturday, June 15th. The Fest includes music on two stages starting promptly at 2pm, running through 7pm.

Featured at the event will be saxophonist Dino Govoni, playing with both the Horseneck Trio and the UMass Dartmouth Faculty All-Stars. Govoni records on the Whaling City Sound label and has recorded or toured with such diverse talents as Randy Brecker, the Manhattan Transfer, Arturo Sandoval, the Boston Pops and Frankie Valli. When he is not recording, he is a teacher at UMass Dartmouth and at the Berklee School of Music in Boston.

Attendees will also enjoy performances by singer Dori Legge with the John Harrison Quartet, the fusion jazz of the Marcus Monteiro Quartet, and the UMass Dartmouth Latin Vision Ensemble led by Chris Poudrier. Finishing the evening’s program will be the swinging 17 piece Southcoast Jazz Orchestra, spotlighting vocalist Diane Carey.

ArtWorks! of New Bedford has partnered with JazzFest to create the Artists’ Colony, a display of original art and handmade crafts for sale. An assortment of food trucks will be on site, along with beverages including beer from local brewers Buzzards Bay Brewing and Maine’s Shipyard Brewing Company.

Tickets are $15.00 in advance and may be reserved through the Your Theatre box office by calling 508.993.0772 or purchased online at NewBedfordJazzFest.com or in person at Bridgewater Credit Union, 41 Fairhaven Commons, Fairhaven, MA and at Symphony Music Shop in Dartmouth. The day of the festival, tickets are $20.00 at the gate. Free parking will be available at 49 State Pier.

The festival is produced by Your Theatre, Inc., New Bedford’s 67-year old community theatre and sponsored by Bridgewater Credit Union.
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