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CURRENT AND FUTURE REGIONAL JAZZ HAPPENINGS

KENTUCKY

Friday & Saturday, August 11 & 12:  The Derby City Jazz Festival, Experience The Flavor,  Churchill Downs, Louisville, KY. Gates open at 2 PM, Showtime is 4 PM to Midnight. Bring your own seating. Click HERE for the Festival website where you will find the lineup of musicians, ticket availability dates and prices, rules on what can be brought into the venue and what can’t, etc.

Saturday & Sunday, September 16 & 17:  The Fort Harrod Jazz Festival, Fort Harrod State Park, Harrodsburg, KY. Saturday 12 to 10 PM & Sunday 12 to 6 PM. Admission:  FREE. A Tribute to Vince DiMartino featuring DiMartino/Osland Jazz Orchestra, The Jazz Collective, Miss Direction Jazz Ensemble, Blue Groove Jazz, Paladin, and the Jazz Orchestras and Bands from Morehead State University, University of Kentucky, Campbellsville University, Kentucky State University, Asbury University, and more! Click HERE for the festival’s website and HERE for a PDF of the festival flier.

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OHIO

Friday, June 23:  The DHR Guitar Monthly Concert Series #1, 4 Guitars and More, Featuring the amazing Rhett Butler“10 fingers, 2 guitars and a room full of jaws hitting the floor”, Austin American-Statesman. The Redmoor, 3187 Linwood Ave., Cincinnati, OH, Doors open at 6 PM concert from 8 – 11 PM. Dinner & snacks available. Admission $20. Click HERE for ticket information. Current List of performers include: On Guitars: Craig Wagner, Brad Myers, Brandon Scott Coleman, Carlos Vargas-Ortíz, & Pat Kelly; Keyboards/Don Aren; Bass/Art Gore; Drums/Tim McCord; Saxophones/Michael Mavridoglou; Trumpet Adia Dobbins; Vocals Camille Saba Smith. 
Saturday, June 24:
  The Redmoor, Mt.Lookout Square (near Hyde Park), 3187 Linwood Ave, Cincinnati, OH presents the Young Jazz Messengers. Doors open at 6pm, Show at 8pm. Admission is $10. The Young Jazz Messengers have been in existence since 2008 and specialize in blending Jazz with contemporary styles of music. Members: Julian Howard, Ricky Williams, Jack Steiner, Jordan Bester, Will Wagner, and Isaiah Cook. Call 513-871-6789 for ticket information.

Friday, July 28:  The Redmoor, Mt.Lookout Square (near Hyde Park), 3187 Linwood Ave, Cincinnati, OH presents Soul Pocket. Doors open at 6pm, show at 9pm. All seating is first come first served – your party will be seated as soon as everyone has arrived. Admission is $10. Call 513-871-6789 for information.

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