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iRockJazzFest Announces 2015 Line-Up

By , UK News Editor | The Jazz Line

iRockJazzFest have revealed their lineup for 2015.

iRockJazzFest

Building on the success of the inaugural iRockJazzFest last year, festival organizers have revealed an expanded roster that will see 48 musicians take part in 20 live performances at eight venues across the city of New Buffalo, MI (near Chicago, IL).

Headliners at this year’s iRockJazzFest include R&B/Jazz vocalist Kathy Lamar, vocalist/guitarist Annalee and her band The Midnight Sons, and Chicago-based saxophonist Audley Reid.

Bassist, vocalist, and U.S. jazz ambassador Mimi Jones, who is best known for her collaborations with the likes of Tia Fuller and Terri Lyne Carrington, is also a featured performer at the festival.

Mimi Jones (bass) performing with Tia Fuller.

The festival will take place on May 29-30, and cost $10 for adults and $5 for young adults aged 15-20. Children under 14 are admitted free.

Check out the full iRockJazzFest line-up below:

Friday, May 29:

7pm & 9pm: Emma Dayhuff @ Ateliers
8pm & 10pm: Crystal Drake @ Frankie’s Place

Saturday, May 30:

Noon: The Salty Dogs’ Tribute to Franz Jackson @ Main Stage: Lion’s Pavilion Park
2pm: Kathy Lamar @ Main Stage: Lion’s Pavilion Park
4pm: Audley Reid @ Main Stage: Lion’s Pavilion Park
6pm: Annalee and the Midnight Sons @ Main Stage: Lion’s Pavilion Park
8pm: Mimi Jones Quartet @ Main Stage: Lion’s Pavilion Park

3pm & 5pm: Colby Baserra @ David’s Delicatessen
7pm & 9pm: Cecy Santana Band @ El Rancho Grande
8pm & 10pm: Molly Bouwsma Schultz @ Brewster’s Italian Cafe
8pm & 10pm: Karisa Wilson @ Roma Pizzeria
9pm & 11pm: Shawn Maxwell @ Bentwood Tavern

For more information about the festival and each performer, visit irockjazzfestival.com.

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