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CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival Postponed To June 17-25, 2022 Due To Pandemic Restrictions

CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival Postponed To June 17-25, 2022 Due To Pandemic Restrictions

Source: Dalmath Associates Inc.

After intensive efforts to deliver a festival this year, CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival producers Marc Iacona and John Nugent announced today that despite holding onto hope that a socially distanced festival could take place this year at a more spacious location, it will not be viable from either a business or health safety perspective due to necessary NY State health guidelines and capacity restrictions. “We are disappointed to announce that the CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival 19th Edition will ...

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Alternative Guitar Summit 2021 Music Festival March 20 & 21—Online & Viewable Worldwide!

Alternative Guitar Summit 2021 Music Festival March 20 & 21—Online & Viewable Worldwide!

Source: The Music Outpost Publicity

On March 20th and 21st, the Alternative Guitar Summit presents its annual two-day music festival, part of the NYC-based Summit's month-long celebration of innovative guitar music. Unlike years past, the 2021 Alt Guitar Summit Festival will be held online and thus accessible to global audiences despite the Covid 19 pandemic. And to accommodate all music lovers during a time of financial hardship for many, tickets for the 2021 Festival are “Pay What You Wish;" doors are open, and donations encouraged ...

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Six Legendary Jazz Clubs Host First-Ever Multi-City East Coast Jazz Festival, March 20th!

Six Legendary Jazz Clubs Host First-Ever Multi-City East Coast Jazz Festival, March 20th!

Source: Scott Thompson Public Relations

Pay-What-You-Wish to Enjoy More Than 80 of the Top Jazz Performers in the World Over Six Hours! A collection of the most beloved and well-known jazz clubs on the East Coast have banded together for the first-ever multi-city East Coast Jazz Festival, which will take place online on Saturday, March 20th from 5 to 11 p.m. The proprietors of Scullers Jazz Club in jny: Boston, Smalls and Birdland in jny: New York City, Chris’ Jazz Café in ...

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Szczecin Jazz: Europe's First Hybrid Festival Off 2021

Szczecin Jazz: Europe's First Hybrid Festival Off 2021

Source: Andrew M. Read

It is a strange feeling to write a piece about a jazz festival while the first band is on stage. I can hear Belmondo Quintet enchant their in-person audience from where I'm sitting, backstage in the production office of the Szczecin Opera Theater, where Europe's first international jazz festival of 2021 has just kicked off. From February 25 through March 4, Szczecin Jazz Festival hosts a lineup of international artists including Belmondo Quintet, Alexander Beets Quintet ft. Ellister van der ...

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A New Edition Of Montreal's Festival Jazz En Rafale Under The Theme 'LIVE CAM'

A New Edition Of Montreal's Festival Jazz En Rafale Under The Theme 'LIVE CAM'

Source: Vivo Musique Internationale

With the pandemic not letting up, the Festival Jazz En Rafale LIVE CAM continues to bring the joy and intimacy of the 'live' jazz club-concert experience directly to the fans. Since it launched end of January 2021 (and running until May 2021), this year's festival is presenting nine different concerts featuring some of Quebec's most prolific jazz artists all performing live and on demand for a virtual and intimate experience. This edition of the Festival Jazz En Rafale was coordinated ...

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Planning On Course For 2021 CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival

Planning On Course For 2021 CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival

Source: Dalmath Associates Inc.

In an effort to do everything possible to deliver a festival this summer, Marc Iacona and John Nugent, producers of the CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival, are pleased to announce that planning is underway to present the Festival‘s 19th edition this year from July 30 to August 7, 2021, on the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) campus. All plans are dependent on New York’s public health guidelines being favorable for travel and large gatherings. The decision to move forward will ...

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Arts For Art Presents Vision Festival: Healing Soul - October 8 – 12 @ La Plaza At The Clemente, NYC Limited In-Person Tickets & Livestream

Arts For Art Presents Vision Festival:  Healing Soul -  October 8 – 12 @ La Plaza At The Clemente, NYC Limited In-Person Tickets & Livestream

Source: All About Jazz Publicity

“In the dark of these times, art lights the way,” says Patricia Nicholson Parker, co-founder of Arts for Art (AFA). Nicholson, William Parker and AFA team have reimagined the renowned Vision Festival as a limited-capacity outdoor event with a professionally filmed livestream. Vision Festival: Healing Soul will begin Thursday, October 8 at 7:00pm ET with a livestream solo performance by Wadada Leo Smith, followed by in-person / livestream events October 9 through October 12, all taking place outdoors at La ...

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Guitar Virtuoso Roman Miroshnichenko Plays First Live Concert Since Quarantine Restrictions

Guitar Virtuoso Roman Miroshnichenko Plays First Live Concert Since Quarantine Restrictions

Source: Roman Miroshnichenko

The 23rd international World Of Guitar music festival took place on September 15-18, 2020 in Kaluga, Russia. This year, during the final portion of the festival, Roman Miroshnichenko with his band and the 50-piece Moscow City Symphony presented a guitar show “My Best Songs", which included a number of compositions written by the award-winning guitarist. All were well received at a sold out Kaluga Philharmonic Hall. “It was one of the most anticipated shows of my career after six months ...


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