There's nothing better than listening to live music. Music festivals can
be a part of your next vacation or a reason to escape for a long
RHYTHMflow is proud to present our monthly festival listings, that will
keep you in the know on upcoming events. Remember, the key to
attending any music festival is to plan in advance. Especially if you're
traveling out of town and/or it's a popular fest.
Here's the latest list.....
Bermuda Breeze (Febuary 14-17 / March 13-16)
Spend the Valentine's Day or Good Friday Weekend enjoying the
smooth sounds of the new year on the beach listening to Gerald
Albright (Feb. 16), Kirk Whalum (Mar. 15), along with local jazz groups.
Click here for package information.
Berks Jazz Festival (March 28-April 6)
Head down to Reading Pa. to experience outlet shopping and
smooth jazz at the 18th edition of the Berks Jazz Festival. Artist lineup
includes Nancy Wilson, Kenny Blake, Chris Botti, Gerald Veasley, Euge
Groove, Rick Braun & Richard Elliott, Regina Carter, Brian Culbertson,
and many others. Visit www.berksjazzfest.com for more details
Las Vegas City of Lights Jazz and Rhythm & Blues Festival
(April 26 - 27)
What happens in Las Vegas, stays in Las Vegas, so you don't want to
miss this year's festival. Enjoy the best music under the sun. This
years event includes performances by Norman Brown, Paul Taylor,
Chante Moore, Alex Bugnon, Morris Day and the Time, Rufus, Pieces of
a Dream, Bobby Caldwell, Tony Toni Tone, Lenny Williams, Steve Cole
and many more. Complete details available at: www.yourjazz.com
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (April 25 - May 4)
This annual event returns to a full schedule for the first time in three
years. This event will have a diverse schedule covering all genres of
music. Some of the headliners will include: The Neville Brothers, Billy
Joel, Santana, Stevie Wonder, Diane Reeves, Keb'Mo, Tim McGraw,
Cassandra Wilson, and many others.. Complete details available at:
Plymouth Jazz Festival in Tobago (April 25 - 27)
2008 is the 4th year for this island festival. Enjoy the sunshine, and
music from Diana Ross, Whitney Houston, Steel Pulse, Rod Stewart,
Smokey Robinson, Peabo Bryson and others. More info can be found
St. Lucia Jazz Festival (May 8 - 11)
They call it the best party in the Caribbean. Make the transition to
Spring on the beach with your favorite jazz artist. Anita baker, Michael
Bolton, Jonathan Butler, Angie Stone, Dionne Warwick, and others will
appear. For more details bookmark www.stluciajazz.org
Soul Beach Music Festival (May 21-26)
The music returns to the beaches of Aruba after a one year
absence.R&B/Soul and Comedy will take centerstage at exciting
concerts and after parties. Erykah Badu and Sinbad are among those
scheduled to appear Bookmark www.soulbeach.net for the latest
Capital Jazz Festival (June 6-8)
The Washington DC/Baltimore metro will be rocking again when the
16th annual edition of this crowd favorite event kicks-off. The schedule
is set and tickets are on sale now... www.capitaljazz.com
Hampton Jazz Festival (June 27-29)
Travel down to Hampton Va. to enjoy three days of Jazz and R&B at
the Hampton Coliseum. More details about this year's event coming
soon. Visit www.hamptoncoliseum.org
Montreal Jazz Festival (June 26-July 6, 2008)
Preparations for the 29th year of the festival are under way. Enjoy
the nuances of this special city, while discovering new music and
artists from around the world. Join RHYTHMflow for our 3rd annual
group vacation north of the border. More information can be found at:
www.travel.rhythmflow.net or www.montrealjazzfest.com
Freihofer's Jazz Festival (June 28 -29)
Head to Saratoga in beautiful upstate NY for a relaxing weekend of
music. Saxophone Summit featuring Joe Lovano, Dave Liebman & Ravi
Coltrane & Dianne Reeves will appear. The complete schedule will be
announced soon. Book mark www.spac.org for the latest details.
Essence Music Festival (July 4-6)
Spend the Independence Holiday Weekend in New Orleans at the
nation's premier R&B/Soul festival. Jill Scott is scheduled to appear,
and tickets are on sale now. Visit www.essence.com for updates.
Montreux Jazz Festival (July 4-19)
Take a trip to the Switzerland for the ultimate music festivals. 360
degrees of music! The program will be announced soon. Learn more
about the 42nd edition of this event at: www.montreuxjazz.com
Newport Jazz Festival (August 8 - 10)
Considered by many as the premiere music festival on the eastern
seaboard. Plan now if you are going to attend because this is a very
popular vacation destination. Artists to be announced in April.
Bookmark their website for updated information.
Long Beach Jazz Festival (August 8-10)
One of Southern California's favorite summer event, which takes place
on on a gorgeous grassy knoll in a beautiful Lagoon setting. Sounds
like a wonderful way to spend the weekend. Bookmark this link for all
the information you'll need: www.longbeachjazzfestival.com
Blacks Over 40 at Sea (September 6-13)
Prepare yourself for a cruise designed for African American men and
women who proudly proclaim they are 40 and fantastic, 50 and
fabulous, 60 and sensational, and 70 and spectacular. Ports of call
include: Half Moon Cay, St Thomas, San Juan and Grand Turk.
Complete details available now at: www.blacksover40.org
Monterey Jazz Festival (September 19-21)
This legendary event celebrates 51 years in 2008. Classic Jazz will be
on the west coast menu. Full details to be announced on March 21st.
Check out: www.montereyjazzfestival.org
Capital Jazz Supercruise II (September 27-October 2)
Enjoy the best in smooth jazz as you sail from Baltimore to Bermuda.
Confirmed to perform: Patti Austin, George Duke, Gerald Albright, Earl
Klugh, Marcus Johnson, and others. More artists to be announced.
Visit www.capitaljazz.com for the latest information.
Bermuda Music Festival (October 1-4)
Sunshine & Music is the theme for this annual event which features
the best in R&B/Soul music. Lionel Richie, Smokey Robison, and Earth,
Wind, & Fire headlined the 2007 festival. Don't forget about the pink
sand beaches, clear sky, and deep blue sea... This year's performers
will be announced soon. More details available at:
www.travel.rhythmflow.net or www.bermudatourism.com
Catalina Island JazzTrax Festival (October 3-19)
Art Good presents the 22nd annual edition of this unique festival.
Enjoy smooth jazz on the island of Catalina, off the Southern
California coast for 3 weekends during the month of October. Explore
the details of this unique event. www.jazztrax.com
Valentine Weekend Cruise w/ Phil Perry (Feb. 13 -17, 2009)
Spent a romantic weekend aboard The Royal Caribbean"Paradise".
Enjoy the soulful sounds of crooner Phil Perry with the beautiful ocean
as a backdrop. More info available at: www.philperry.net