Goshen News, Goshen, IN

February 6, 2013

Elkhart Jazz Festival passes on sale

A STAFF REPORT
THE GOSHEN NEWS

ELKHART — Early Bird Jazz and Patron passes are on sale for the Elkhart Jazz Festival, set for June 20 to 23 in various downtown venues.

Headliners for this year’s concert series include The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis on June 22 and John Pizzarelli on June 21.

Festival organizers say that this year, concert-goers have the option of purchasing standard or premium passes. The patron pass provides access to preferred seating and patron-only events.

Individual early bird session passes and individual tickets for the Marsalis show will be available Feb. 12 starting at 10 a.m.

Passes can be purchased by going to the Lerner website at www.TheLerner.com, or by calling the Box Office directly at 1-800-294-8223.

In addition to Marsalis and Pizzarelli, this year’s line-up includes Davina and The Vagabonds, Dave Bennett, Bria Skonberg, Greg Abate, Bill Allred’s Classic Jazz Band, Carl Sonny Leyland Trio, Chuck Redd Quartet with Ken Peplowski, Frank Tate and Graham Dechter, Joan Collaso, Dave Greer’s Classic Jazz Stompers, The Faux Frenchmen, Gull Lake Jazz Orchestra, Kris Brownlee Quartet, Nia Quintet, Bucky Pizzarelli and Ed Laub, Ariel Pocock, Tom Rigney and Flambeau, Truth in Jazz, The U.S. Army Blues Jazz Ensemble, VibeNation, and The Whistle Pigs Dance Band.

For more information, visit the website www.elkhartjazzfestival.com.