The Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, this Friday, August 23rd and Saturday, August 24th will present top international and North American jazz artists including Monty Alexander, Roberta Gambarini, Mike Jones, Carol Welsman, Nicki Parrott, Aimée Allen, and Lucia Jackson.

“We’re all very excited about the lineup for this year’s festival.  The Main Stage and Headliner jazz artists represent legends, Grammy and Juno nominees, and up and coming dynamic artists,” states Tony Zambito.

On the Main Stage:

Friday, August 23rd

  • Penn & Teller pianist Mike Jones presents “The Show Before The Show”
  • Two times Grammy Nominee, Jazz Vocalist Roberta Gambarini

Saturday, August 24th

  • Jazz Vocalist and Alvin Ailey dancer, Lucia Jackson with jazz guitarist Ron Jackson
  • Jazz Vocalist Aimée Allen presents her highly-acclaimed Wings Uncaged music album
  • Six-time Juno Award Nominee Jazz vocalist and pianist Carol Welsman with the award-winning bassist and vocalist Nicki Parrott
  • Monty Alexander presents The Harlem-Kingston Express

 “The festival has grown to be the largest of its kind in the region.  Our board of directors and staff work year round to present the best in jazz music and while keeping the event primarily free.

For all the Festival information including directions and parking...click here.

 

(WKBW-TV)