Enter the world of Jazz, Eureka style…You’re in for a great weekend of Jazz!
The festival kicks off on Thursday, September 10th with a Gatsby-style party on the lawn of the Crescent Hotel gardens. There will be live music, light food, and drinks from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tickets are $10 and available at the door.
Beto and the Fairlanes will perform a free concert in Basin Spring Park on Friday, September 11th from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
On Saturday, September 12th, Basin Spring Park will be host to free jazz concerts from noon until 6 p.m. with stellar acts from around the region. The first performance of the day is the Fayetteville Jazz Octet. At 2 p.m. trumpeter Rodney Block will take the stage in the band shell. Following Block at 4 p.m. will be Grady Nichols with his smooth jazz saxophone. Nichols’ technical mastery of the saxophone is only surpassed by his emotional mastery of his instrument. He can evoke just the right emotion for any of his songs.
The headline show for the weekend takes place at the historic Eureka Springs Auditorium at 36 S. Main Street at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, September 12th featuring Joey DeFrancesco.
Opening the show is the Joe Cartwright Quintet featuring Molly Hammer. Tickets for the show range from $20-$50 and available for purchase atwww.theauditorium.org.
On Sunday, September 13th, the Crystal Dining Room at the Crescent Hotel & Spa at 75 Prospect will host a Jazz Brunch from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Adults are $24.95 and children ages 5-12 are $9.95. For reservations call 479-253-9652.
For more information visit www.jazzeureka.org . For questions, please call the CAPC office @ 479-253-7333.