Happenin’ This Weekend: Hartland Jazz Fest

June 20, 2012

in News

The first Hartland JazzFest, a one-day outdoor festival of live jazz performances, will take place on Saturday the 23rd of June from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Hartland, Vermont. Over 40 musicians, including nationally recognized guests and favorite local jazz performers, will grace the outdoor stage at Hartland’s Foster Meadow Field.

With food vendors on site, tent shelters, an adjacent playground, and a festive atmosphere, JazzFest is an event for the whole family. Festival-goers are invited to bring a picnic and chairs. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Admission is by donation ($5 suggested per person).

JazzFest is produced by Hartland Community Arts with collaboration and support from Interplay Jazz and Arts and the Hartland Recreation Department. Generous donors also include Ledyard National Bank, Mascoma Savings Bank, Cynergy Productions, and numerous small businesses and individuals. All proceeds from this event will support a youth jazz scholarship and future Hartland Community Arts programming or scholarships.

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE FOR JAZZFEST 2012 (updated 6-20; Please note that times and personnel are subject to change.)

11:00 Tony Mastaler/Betty Smith Quartet with Bob Sparadeo
11:30 Jody Henderson and the Woodstock Union High School Sextet
12:00 Chloe Brisson Band
12:30 Kathi Tarrant Quartet
1:00 Jaden Gladstone Quartet with Tom Robinson, Matt Langley, and Tim Gilmore
1:30 Susan Brison Quintet
2:00 Skunk Hollow Jazz with Rich Greenblatt and Michael Parker
2:30 Bob Merrill Quartet with Jack Snyder
3:00 Sabrina Brown Band
3:30 Eric Bronstein’s Almost Legendary Thundering Muskrats
4:00 Cyn Barrette Project with Alki Steriopoulos
4:30 Tenor Madness: Battle of the Saxes with Fred Haas, Michael Zsoldos,
and Jake Whitesell
5:00 Evita Cobo Quintet with George Voland
5:30 Billy Rosen Quintet featuring Shayma
6:00 David Westphalen’s Swing Machine
6:30 Fred Haas and the Interplay Jazz All Stars with Dave Clark

Directions: I-91 to exit 9, Route 5 north 1 mile to library entrance on left

Information: www.hartlandcommunityarts.org or jazzfest@hartlandcommunityarts.org
Facebook at www.facebook.com/HartlandJazzFest
(802) 436-3047


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