WIILLIAMSBURG-The popular Winter Blues Jazz Fest is scheduled this year for June 24-27.
The festival, which is typically held each January but was postponed this past January due to the pandemic, will take place mainly outside under a large tent on the Lawn of the Arts Museums of Colonial Williamsburg. Culturefix is hosting the event.
Among the acts planned for the Winter Blues Jazz Fest includes Myriam Phiro & The Phirocious Swing Orchestra, who will open the festival on Thursday, June 25 from 7pm to 9pm.
On tap for Friday, June 25 will be the festival’s popular Mixology & Music, which will include a cocktail sampling and a live musical performance by King Trombone and Dixieland Band from 7pm to 9pm.
Also on June 25, a late-night act, Latin Jazz Conspiracy, will play from 9:30pm to midnight in the Colony Room at Williamsburg Lodge.
On Saturday, June 26, the festival will feature The Big Bluesy from 11:30am to 3:30pm under the tent, with live blues music performances by No BS! Brass followed by Anthony Rosano and The Conqueroos. The festival’s signature event will be Stephanie Nakasian and her band with a special guest. Ayinde Williams will also perform a late night act at Culture Café from 9:30pm to midnight.
The Winter Blues Jazz Fest will conclude on Sunday, June 27, with a Sunday jazz brunch at Williamsburg Lodge with music from Grace Street Seven, and later a free performance under the tent by Eddie Williams Quartet and Liz Terrell.
Tickets for The Winter Blues Jazz Fest can be purchased by clicking here.