December 17, 2017

Litchfield Jazz Festival

The Litchfield Jazz Festival is one of Connecticut’s live summer concerts we look forward to.  Hosted by Litchfield Performing Arts, Inc., this live music festival has been around since 1996.  Get tickets for this year’s Litchfield Jazz Festival here.

Litchfield Jazz Festival 2017

About The Litchfield Jazz Festival

First launched in 1996, the Litchfield Jazz Festival welcomed dance, theater and jazz acts to take the stage.  Live jazz performances by Marian McPartland and Tony Bennett helped make solidify this festival a Connecticut tradition.

Read more about the festival’s history here.

via WNPR

via WNPR

The 2017 Litchfield Jazz Festival

The 2017 Litchfield Jazz Festival will take place August 5th – August 6th on the Goshen Fairgrounds in Goshen, Connecticut.  Tickets for this live event range from $37 – $500.

Litchfield Jazz Festival

THE LINEUP

Saturday, August 5

  • Ada Rovatti Quartet w/ Jill McCarron, Steve John, Daryl Johns
  • Michael Mayo w/ Miro Sprague, Josh Johnson, Alex Boneham, Robin Baytas
  • Julian Shore Quintet w/ Dayna Stephens, jorge Roeder, jimmy McBride, Gilad Hekselman
  • Gabriel Alegria Afro-Peruvian Sextet
  • Ken Peplowski’s Benny Goodman Tribute w/ Bucky Pizzarelli, Joe Locke, Nicki Parrott, Matt Wilson, Ehud Aherie

Sunday, August 6

  • Brunch w/ Basie – Sunday morning scholarship benefit
  • Litchfield Jazz Orchestra plays Carly Simon and Carol King – Jen Allen, arranger/conductor, w/ special guest Brandon Goldberg
  • Joe Alterman w/ Avery Sharpe and Matt Wilson
  • Rudresh Mahanthappa Indo-Pak Coalition w/ Rez Abbasi and Dan Weiss
  • John Pizzarelli Quartet – Plays The Music of Sinatra and Jobim