A free copy of the 4th annual MassJazz Travel Guide is now available at visitor centers, concert venues, jazz clubs, and college campuses throughout the state. See distribution locations.
The 40 page Guide is a handy compendium of hundreds of jazz festivals, indoor and outdoor concerts, jazz summer courses and other jazz-related activities taking place in Massachusetts between July and November.
This year's cover features Cuban trumpeter Arturo Sandoval, who is giving a concert at the Shalin Liu Performance Center in Rockport on Friday, July 20, then again at Scullers Jazz Club in Boston in November.
Among the highlights this year are new jazz festivals taking place around the Commonwealth: the Rockport Jazz Festival (August15-19); the Berkshire Getaway Jazz Weekend (September 14-16) in Lee, and the Holyoke Latin Jazz Festival (October 13). And this year’s Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival (September 29) is celebrating women in jazz with a line-up of great female performers.
Here is a full list of jazz festivals in Massachusetts this summer and fall.
MassJazz was launched in 2009 by the Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism to promote the state’s jazz scene year round to the travel industry.
Other supporters of MassJazz include Berklee College of Music, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau, WGBH 89.7 FM, Cirque du Soleil, Rockport Music, Downtown Boston BID, the Top of the Hub Restaurant, Scullers Jazz Club, Regattabar Jazz Club, Wilbur Theatre, Cape Cod Melody Tent, South Shore Music Circus, Palace Theatre, Northeastern University, JazzBoston, and other jazz groups across the state.
To find out more about live jazz in Massachusetts year round, visit MassJazz.com and Massjazz.blogspot.com. You can also follow MassJazz on twitter.
For information about visiting Massachusetts any time of the year, go to MassVacation.com.
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