Charleston Jazz Festival – January 20-22nd

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The highly anticipated Charleston Jazz Festival is back for its third year in the Holy City with a star-studded line-up, including YOUR Charleston Jazz Orchestra,

The third annual Charleston Jazz Festival announces that the 2017 headliner concert will feature The Manhattan Transfer and Take 6, two of the most highly acclaimed, award-winning vocal groups performing today. The concert will be held on January 21, 2017 at the Gaillard Center and begins at 7:30 p.m. with an opening performance by The Charleston Jazz Orchestra.

The two groups boast a remarkable 20 Grammy Awards, and a range of styles that covers nearly every genre of popular music; from jazz to swing, from gospel and R&B to pop. The concert includes each group performing a set, culminating with a duet featuring the tightest harmonies known in the music business as well as innovative arrangements and funky grooves. Tickets are on sale at the Gaillard Center. More information is available at: http://www.thecharlestonjazzfestival.com.

Click here for tickets.  Click here for information at the website.

Festival Schedule

Friday, January 20, 2017

American Theater / 446 King Street / Charleston, SC / 29403

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Matt White and the Super Villain Jazz Band.
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Heather Rice and Friends.
8:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Charleston Latin Jazz Collective.

Barsa Tapas Lounge and Bar / 630 King Street / Charleston, SC 29403

10 p.m. – Midnight FREE JAZZ JAM led by Cameron Handel and Friends

Saturday, January 21, 2017

The Gaillard Center / 94 George Street / Charleston, SC / 29401

6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. VIP Cocktail Party (By Invitation Only)
7:30 p.m. The Manhattan Transfer and Take 6.
Opening performance by the Charleston Jazz Orchestra

Barsa Tapas Lounge and Bar / 630 King Street / Charleston, SC 29403

10 p.m. – Midnight FREE JAZZ JAM led by the Todd Beals Group

Sunday, January 22, 2017

The Sottile Theatre / 44 George Street / Charleston, SC 29401

3-5:30pm. The Charleston All-Star Youth Jazz Orchestra, The School Of The Arts Jazz Band, The Jazz Professors.

(Photo credit:  CVB website)

-Submitted by Tidelines Editor

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