The 6th Annual Alabama Women in Jazz Festival is on the horizon! That means great music, talented performers, and a whole lot of fun! Hoping to add it to your calendar this year? Here’s more on this musical event from the University of Alabama in Huntsville!
What is the 6th Annual Alabama Women in Jazz Festival?
Alabama has always been a home for jazz music! Even though the 6th Annual Alabama Women in Jazz Festival is a tradition that began back in 2016, women have been innovating in the genre since its creation. This fun event is an opportunity for female jazz performers across the state to show off their talent. Plus, it’s a part of Alabama’s bicentennial celebrations too!
About: Start off the festivities in style! As guests sample refreshments, they can learn more about jazz from host Dr. Debbie Sue Esslinger. And yes, there will be tons of incredible live performances.
Date: September 6, 2019
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Address: Roberts Hall UAH, 1510 Ben Grave Drive
About: Bring your blankets and lawn chairs! Now that the weather is cooling off, it’s the perfect month for outdoor performances. Listen to talented female performers, buy great food, and make memories on the second—and final—day of this event.
Date: September 7, 2019
Time: 3 p.m.
Address: West Lawn by the Conference Training Center at 1410 Ben Grave Drive
The festival is filled with fantastic performers! You can look forward to seeing musicians like:
- Women of the Huntsville Concert Band;
- Maxima; and
- Jolanta Wilson and the Letron Brantley Group.
Don’t forget to buy your tickets here! They’ll cost $15 for day two of the festival and $20 for both days. If you’re a student at the University of Alabama at Huntsville, you can get into day two of the festival for free.
Jazz and blues music are among some of Alabama’s most popular cultural creations. If you want to celebrate beautiful music, you’ll have a great time at the 6th Annual Alabama Women in Jazz Festival. Add it to your calendar—and have a good time! Best of all, you’ll be supporting the women in the university jazz program too!
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