Knoxville Jazz Festival Begins Tonight

The Knoxville Jazz Festival is only a few years old, but its effect on the Knoxville music scene has been important for a host of continuing reasons.

The festival opens tonight (Friday, August 28), with a concert featuring tenor sax master, Benny Golson, and continues through Saturday night. Below are the schedule and locations. For more information, vist http://www.knoxjazzfest.org

Friday, August 28, 2015, 8:00pm 9:45pm
BENNY GOLSON IN CONCERT
U.S. Cellular Stage at the Bijou

Friday, August 28, 2015, 9:45pm 11:30pm
MANUEL ROCHEMAN
U.S. Cellular Stage at the Bijou

Saturday daytime starting at 11 am.
“…a jazz jaunt through downtown Knoxville led by Knoxville History Project Director, Jack Neely. Following the tour comes Jazz in a Hot Scruffy City, an afternoon of local jazz bands, an art exhibit, and vintage jazz films at Scruffy City Hall”.

Saturday, August 29, 2015, 8:00pm 10:00pm
KEITH BROWN CD RELEASE CONCERT
The Square Room

 

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