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Going to Lansing JazzFest 2015?

July 13th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Lansing JazzFest 2015Lansing, Michigan heats up the first weekend in August with Lansing JazzFest 2015 – Aug 7th and 8th – will you be there?

Lansing JazzFest 2015 is two day festival of free, live performances of often new and rare jazz music. This is the artists who play Lansing JazzFest are asked to play something original or that at least hasn’t been played at any other festival, making the Lansing Jazzfest truly unique: living music and history in the making.

Local, regional, and even national acts come to Lansing each year to participate and thousands more come to hear them!

Lansing JazzFest 2015 will be held in the streets of Lansing’s Old Town, amidst the classic architecture of the Capital City as well as its attendant art galleries and boutiques of unique retail goods, most of which stay open for the festival. Street vendors will be on hand with delicious food and refreshing drink while local artisans will display their one-of-a-kind, handmade arts and crafts.

One of the best options for enjoying Lansing JazzFest is The Turnaround Lounge – a prime location to enjoy music from both main stages during the festival, as well as the premium beers, ciders, and wines made available by Westside Beer Distributors. A seat in the Turnaround Lounge is only $5 a day – but the perks are priceless. Get your ticket for the Lansing JazzFest Turnaround Lounge now before they sell out!

2015 Lansing JazzFest

Aug 7th and 8th –

Lansing JazzFest Schedule
Friday, August 7th
Mica (south) Stage
5pm – 6pm Dot Org
7pm – 8:30pm Paul Keller Orchestra
9:30pm – 11pm Fareed Haque/Tony Monaco Organ Trio

North Stage
6pm – 7pm Marcus Elliot
8:30pm – 9:30pm Jim Cooper Quartet
11pm – 12pm MathGames

River Stage
5:30pm-6:30pm TBA
7pm – 8pm TBA

Saturday, August 8th
Mica (south) Stage
2pm – 3pm Lansing Community College Jazz Band
4pm – 5:30pm George Delancey
6:30pm – 8pm Betty Joplin
9pm – 10:30pm Grupo Aye

North Stage
3pm – 4pm Beth Stalker
5:30pm – 6:30pm Endea Owens
8pm – 9pm Chris Lawrence & Linosphere
10:30pm – 12pm Duncan McMillan

River Stage
1pm – 2pm Children’s Ballet Theatre
2pm – 3pm Community Dance Project
3:30pm – 4:15pm Tunes ‘n ‘Tales by Tricia
4:30pm – 5:15pm JAMM Scholarship Quartet
6pm – 7:45pm TBA

1pm – 5pm Bob Wilson – Electric guitar mentor
1pm – 5pm Randy “Bird” Burghdoff – Electric bass mentor
1pm – 5pm MSU Community Music School – Petting zoo — Woodwinds/brass

As you can see, there are still some holes in the Lansing JazzFest schedule that will be filled as the date approaches – be sure to check the JazzFest site for updates as they happen!

2015 Lansing JazzFest Lodging
The English Inn, Restaurant and Pub is always a great alternative for Lansing lodging – located a mere 20 minutes away from the city, Eaton Rapids offers a conveniently located respite from all the hustle and bustle. Enjoy our choice amenities, delicious meals, and the lush, relaxing serenity of our estate’s historic gardens. English Inn, Restaurant and Pub – treat yourself.

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