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2015 Summer Jazz Celebration - July 23-25

Thursday July 23

7:30p –Vocalist Teri Roiger celebrates Lady Day and the Billie Holiday Centennial - with John Menegon (b) and Wayne Hawkins (p), "Jazz at the Palmer," Palmer Museum, FREE – but reserve your seat (mandatory) at www.WPSU.org - click on Community and then Events.  Once you click on the event, you can enter your information for tickets.  
PLEASE NOTE:  This concert is now SOLD OUT; however, you may call and put yourself(ves) on the waiting list - generally most everyone on the list is able to get into the concert due to no shows or last minute cancellations, but we can't make any promises.  Thank you everyone for your interest in jazz, Jazz@the Palmer and Teri Roiger!  TeriRoiger.com

Co-sponsored by WPSU, the Palmer Museum and JazzPA; other sponsors include TireTown, Days in Penn State and Mimi Barash Coppersmith.

7-9:30p - JT BluesGovernor's Pub

Please note:  Downtown Bellefonte merchants are having sidewalk sales this weekend - Friday , Saturday and Sunday - some merchants will have items to give-away!  Sponsored by BelleKey (Bellefonte Keystone Community Development Association).

9:30-11:30p – Tommy Wareham Jazz GroupLocal Whiskey  LocalWhiskeyBar.com

Friday July 24

Please note:  Downtown Bellefonte merchants are having sidewalk sales this weekend - Friday , Saturday and Sunday - some merchants will have items to give-away!  Sponsored by BelleKey (Bellefonte Keystone Community Development Association).

2p-3p – Centre Crest Jazz:  Catherine Dupuis, vocals, with Russ Kassoff, piano FREE, Centre Crest (dining room with the new piano!)

6p-7p – Zeropoint Big Band, a proud jazz collective, APS/Match Factory - $5 cover  ZeropointBigBand.com

7:30p-9:30p – Ramblin' Dan Stevens – Blues!Hofbrau  RamblinDan.Weebly.com 

8p-10p – Arthur Goldstein TrioBig Spring Spirits/Match Factory  ArthurGoldstein.com; BigSpringSpirits.com

9p-12a – Carl Ector Trio with Carl Ector (violin), Chip Lovett (piano) and Robert Gardner (bass), Happy Valley Brewing Company  HappyValleyBeer.com

Saturday July 25 – FREE music all day long until the evening concert! - Bring your lawnchairs.....

Please note:  Downtown Bellefonte merchants are having sidewalk sales this weekend - Friday , Saturday and Sunday - some merchants will have items to give-away!  Sponsored by BelleKey (Bellefonte Keystone Community Development Association).

9:30a-11a – Friends Band rehearsal, Talleyrand Park main stage – Have your breakfast with us in the Park!

SCOTT'S ROASTING will be in the Park all day!

11a-12noon – Jazz Storytelling with Arthur Goldstein (piano) and Paul Wagner (percussion), Bellefonte Community Children’s Garden (@ Allegheny and Howard Sts.) - featuring "Pete the Cat and His 4 Groovy Buttons" and "A Camping Spree with Mr. Magee".  This event has won a Best Practices Award from the Pennsylvania Library Association!

11:30a-12:30p – The Deacons of DixielandTalleyrand Park Gazebo

12:30p-1p – Bellefonte HS Jazz Band led by Jay Zimmermanmain stage

1p-2p – Friends Band with Catherine Dupuis (vocals), main stage
with Russ Kassoff (piano), Jay Anderson (bass) and Dennis Mackrel (drums)

2p-3p – Master Class with Gene BertonciniGazebo

3p-4p – Ramblin' Dan StevensGazebo - Celebrating the acoustic blues tradition  RamblinDan.Weebly.com

4p-5p – The Rick Hirsch 4main stage - This instrumental foursome interprets rock and pop music through their unique filter of post-bop and modal jazz, drum-and-bass, and R&B. They stimulate and entertain listeners as they shed new light on classics by the likes of The Beatles, Van Morrison, Nirvana, and Eric Clapton.  www.RickHirschJazz.com

DINNER BREAK

Tickets for the Saturday evening concert are on sale now at Websters (State College) and Cool Beans (Bellefonte). We'll also have tickets on sale during Friday's Zeropoint concert and all day Saturday in Talleyrand Park

However, please note last year's successful change from years past:
Advanced sale tickets are $15 before Friday 7/24;
beginning Friday 7/24, at the JazzPA information tables and at the door, $20.

Locations and hours:
Cool Beans: 141 W. High Street, Bellefonte 814-355-1178;
Open M/7a-8p; T, W, F, Sat/7a-5p; Thurs 7a-7p; Sun/closed
Webster's Bookstore Cafe: 133 E. Beaver Avenue (enter Humes Alley), State College 814-272-1410;
Open M-F/7a-8p, Sat-Sun/8a-6p


Bottom line: You won't want to miss Gene Bertoncini!

7:30p – CONCERT!  Featuring guitarist Gene BertonciniRuss Kassoff (piano), Jay Anderson (bass) and Dennis Mackrel (drums), APS/Match Factory; general admission seating; house opens 7p

10p-1a – Big Coronas with Skip WarehamHappy Valley Brewing Company  HappyValleyBeer.com 

 

Sunday July 26

12noon-2p – Jay Vonada TrioThe Deli (State College)

7p - Repasz Band of Williamsport, Talleyrand Park - Marches, Big Band & Classics (sponsored by BHCA)