Northwest Summer Jazz Fests


Nancy Erickson performs at the North City Jazz Walk on August 16. Photo courtesy of artist.

Chateau Ste. Michelle Concert Series

June 4-September 16 – Chateau Ste. Michelle, Woodinville, WA
Earth, Wind & Fire, Josh Groban, Gipsy Kings, Frankie Vallie & the Four Seasons, and more.
(425) 488-1133, www.ste-michelle.com

Britt Pavilion Series

June 4-September 20 – Britt Pavilion, Jacksonville, OR
Gipsy Kings, Buena Vista Social Club, Rising Appalachia, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Tedeschi Trucks Band, and more.
(800) 882-7488, www.brittfest.org

Oregon Festival of American Music

August 9-13 – The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts, Eugene, OR
“G.I. JIVE: Good Cheer From Home, 1939-45,” celebrating the role of popular entertainment during WWII, including films, lectures, and an all-new production of the 1944 musical On The Town.
(541) 434-7000, www.theshedd.org

Jazz and Oysters

August 13 – Wilson Field, Ocean Park, WA
The James Danderfer Quintet feat. George Colligan, Jacob Miller & the Bridge City Crooners, The Thara Memory Superband feat. Tahirah.
(360) 665-4466, www.watermusicfestival.com

A Case of the Blues “Reboot”

August 20 – Sarg Hubbard Park, Yakima, WA
Tayla Lynn with Eric Tingstand, Aaron Crawford, Leather Soul Band.
(509) 453-8280, www.yakimagreenway.org

Seattle Lindy Exchange

August 12-14 – Various venues, Seattle, WA
Holotrad Band, The Careless Lovers, Tamar Korn, Washboard Cutups, Jacob Miller & the Bridge City Crooners.

North City Jazz Walk

August 16 – Various venues, Shoreline, WA
Pearl Django, Nancy Erickson Quartet, Ellis Brothers & Laura Vesper, Greta Matassa & Critical Mass Big Band, Kiki Valera y Los Guajibaros, Victor Janusz Trio, Stephanie Porter Quartet, Mercy Mercy, Hook Me Up.
(206) 399-0963, www.northcityjazzwalk.org

Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival

August 26-28 – Esther Short Park, Vancouver, WA
Tiempo Libre, Grace Kelly, Nicholas Payton, Tommy Castro & the Painkillers, Bettye LaVette, The Family Stone, and more.
(360) 906-0441, www.vancouverwinejazz.com

Bumbershoot Arts Festival

September 2-4 – Seattle Center
Michael Franti & Spearhead, Kamasi Washington, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Black Joe Lewis, The Motet, Shaprece, Fly Moon Royalty, and more.
(206) 701-1482, www.bumbershoot.com

Pentastic Hot Jazz Festival

September 9-11 – Penticton, BC
Tom Hook & the Terrier Brothers, Dave Bennett & the Memphis Speed Kings, Gator Nation, Tom Rigney & Flambeau, Bob Draga with Friends, Lance Buller, and more.
(250) 770-DIXI, www.pentasticjazz.com


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July 28, 2016

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