An all-start line-up of great jazz and roots musicians are performing at the 1st annual Springfield Jazz & RootsFestival, taking place in Court Square, Springfield, on Saturday, August 9, 2014, from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
The event is free and open to the public. Here is the full schedule.
Among the performers: Phil Woods and the Greg Caputo Big Band, Charles Neville and the Charmaine Neville Band, Grace Kelly, the Alex Syndman Trio, Chuchito Valdes Quartet, Jessica Freeman, Argiro Quintet and Mikata. Read more about the performers here.
“The rich diversity, creativity, cultural history and spirit of Springfield’s communities will be reflected through the performances, food, conversations, and information about art offerings and local programs-- demonstrating the beautiful tapestry that is Springfield,” wrote the organizers.
Here is a schedule of other jazzfestivals in Massachusetts through October 2014.
For news on live jazz and blues in Massachusetts throughout the year, visit MassJazz.com or read the digital magazine, MassJazz 2014.
For visitor information go to MassVacation.com.