Richmond Jazz Festival 2017 Lineup is Here

The eighth annual Richmond Jazz Fest announced its lineup of artists for this summer’s festival, Aug. 10-13, mostly in Maymont. There also are performances at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the Hippodrome Theater and Hardywood Park Craft Brewery.

Among the highlights are soul and hip-hop queen Erykah Badu, rapper Common performing with the Richmond Symphony, TajMo (Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’ bands), Pat Metheny, Bob James, Robert Cray, the Isley Brothers, Jazmine Sullivan

Early Bird pricing through July 6th: $75 single day admission /$140 weekend admission, not including fees Beginning July 7: $85 single day admission /$150 weekend admission, not including fees. Purchase your tickets HERE!

Church of Sound

Found a very interesting article, which I read in the Independent today. In Clapton, East London, there is a church called St. James the Great Church. Some of the finest jazz musicians the UK has to offer have started a live music project at the church. The Church of Sound is once again proof that jazz is still very much alive today. Feel free to check out the rest of the article HERE.