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62nd Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Wraps Up Weekend of Wide-Ranging and Groundbreaking Performances
62nd Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Wraps Up Weekend of Wide-Ranging and Groundbreaking Performances

Monterey, California -The 62nd annual Monterey Jazz Festival wrapped up Sunday, September 29, with fans from across California and the country descending on the Monterey County Fairgrounds for a weekend which featured nearly 130 performances and events. The F …

WOMEX 19 Confirms its Full Programme and Schedule for the Upcoming Edition
Ville Oksanen
WOMEX 19 Confirms its Full Programme and Schedule for the Upcoming Edition

Berlin, Berlin, Germany -After announcing the complete lineup for the Opening: Arctic Fire – Pohjoiset tulet, Showcase Line-up, Conference Programme, Film Programme and all the recipients for the WOMEX Awards for 2019, the organisers, Piranha Arts, with the anno …

Announcing Monterey Jazz Festival’s New Mission Statement
Announcing Monterey Jazz Festival’s New Mission Statement

Monterey, California -In 1958, the Monterey Jazz Festival held its inaugural festival, presenting the very best of jazz music, with a commitment to supporting and nurturing the art form for future generations.In 2019, 62 festivals later, the Monterey Jazz Fes …

It’s Happening — The Creative Commons Global Summit Will Be in Lisbon, Portugal May 14-16 2020!
Ignatius Wahn
It’s Happening — The Creative Commons Global Summit Will Be in Lisbon, Portugal May 14-16 2020!

Mountain View, California -Why mess with success? Creative Commons is happy to announce that the 2020 CC Global Summit will once again be in Lisbon from May 14-16, 2020! Please save the date! All of our workshops, talks, planning sessions and small gro …

62nd Annual Monterey Jazz Festival, September 27-29
62nd Annual Monterey Jazz Festival, September 27-29

Monterey, California -A six-time JazzTimes Readers Poll winner, the 62nd Monterey Jazz Festival, September 27-29, will feature another “jaw-dropping line-up” of nearly 130 performances from iconic and emerging jazz artists, educational events, conversations, …

Countdown to the 2019 Jus' Blues Music Awards Conference
Countdown to the 2019 Jus' Blues Music Awards Conference

Tunica, Mississippi -The Jus’ Blues Music Foundation, Inc. (JBMF) is hosting their 19th annual summer spectacular, The 2019 Jus` Blues Music Awards Conference is being held July 31st through August 3rd at the luxurious Horseshoe Hotel & Casino in Tunica, …

Canada Will Be the Focus of jazzahead! 2020 - The First Partner Country Outside Europe
Jörg Sarbach
Canada Will Be the Focus of jazzahead! 2020 - The First Partner Country Outside Europe

Bremen, Bremen, Germany -The organizers of jazzahead!, the world‘s largest jazz trade fair, announce today that they are breaking new ground in the choice of next year’s partner country. The focus will be on Canada, which becomes the first partner country from o …

A Great Response to jazzahead! 2019 With Visitors From 64 Countries During Four-day Event in Bremen
Jörg Sarbach
A Great Response to jazzahead! 2019 With Visitors From 64 Countries During Four-day Event in Bremen

Bremen, Bremen, Germany -The 2019 jazzahead! trade fair at Messe Bremen has come to its close, and there has been another year-on-year increase in the number of professionals attending. No fewer than 64 different countries were represented at this year’s event. …

37th Annual Original SW LA Zydeco Music Festival, August 31st 2019
37th Annual Original SW LA Zydeco Music Festival, August 31st 2019

Opelousas, Louisiana -Tout le Chemn Menn a’ Opelousas–all roads lead to Opelousas! Once again it is Zydeco Season, a time to celebrate and experience Creole culture, zydeco music and the land. Make your plans to come to The Original in …

Folk Alliance International Announces New Orleans Destination for 32nd Conference
Folk Alliance International Announces New Orleans Destination for 32nd Conference

New Orleans, Louisiana -Folk Alliance International’s 32nd conference heads to the vibrant port city of New Orleans, Louisiana, the birthplace of jazz, home to cajun and zydeco music, beignets, and Mardi Gras. The international music event takes place January 2 …

Announcing The National Women in Blues, WiB Showcase January 24th 2019, Memphis
Announcing The National Women in Blues, WiB Showcase January 24th 2019, Memphis

Wilmington, North Carolina -When: January 24, 2019 Showcase Where: Alfred’s on Beale, Memphis, Tennessee Live-streams, January 23 & 25, 2019, 12:00-4:00 EST It’s that time of year again. We’re not talking about the jolly fellow in his red suit …

WOMEX 18 Closes with New Perspectives and a Stronger Sense of Cultural Unity
Matti Mattila
WOMEX 18 Closes with New Perspectives and a Stronger Sense of Cultural Unity

Berlin, Berlin, Germany -The 24th edition of WOMEX, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 24–28 October 2018, successfully wrapped up yesterday with new perspectives and a stronger sense of cultural unity. The closing ceremony celebrations concluded with a mesmerising per …