Michigan Jazz Festival Events: Michigan Jazz Festival Spring Fundraiser Third Coast Swing with Dave Bennett and The 2023 Rising Star Vocal Jazz Competition
Third Coast Swing with Dave Bennett will perform in Kehrl Auditorium in the Schoolcraft College VisTaTech Center on Sunday, April 2 from 3 pm to 5 pm. Think Django, think Hot Club, think Swing with jazz improvisations and modern pop influences. Dave Bennett on clarinet, vocalist Ella Jury Jarvis, pianist Andrew Henley, guitars Kaedin Plummer and Stephen Plummer. General Admission tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Go to our website: michiganjazzfestival.org to purchase tickets online or for instructions to order by mail. For questions, please email us at email@example.com or call 734-462-4403
Michigan Jazz Festival Launches Vocal Competition
The Michigan Jazz Festival has announced a new competition for area amateur jazz vocalists.
The 2023 Rising Star Vocal Jazz Competition invites singers ages 14 to 114 to submit YouTube videos of their vocal performances. A panel of judges will select 5 finalists who will be invited to perform in the Finals Competition hosted by Ramona Collins at Aretha’s Jazz Café on Sunday, May 21. The first-place vocalist will win a cash prize and will perform with Collins in the 28th annual Michigan Jazz Festival on Sunday, July 16th.
Visit the Festival’s website: michiganjazzfestival.org to register for the competition, to purchase tickets for the Finals, and to get more information. Application deadline is April 1st.