The Jazz Eureka Festival kicks off on Thursday, September 14 with a Gatsby-style party on the lawn of the Crescent Hotel gardens. There will be live music from the Crescent City Combo, light food, and drinks from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tickets are $10 and available at the door.
On Friday, September 15, Basin Spring Park will host free jazz concerts from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. with stellar acts from around the region. Block Street Hot Club performs at 3 p.m., followed by Fourscore at 4:45 p.m. and Charged Particles, featuring Paul McCandless, at 6:30 p.m.
Free concerts in the park continue on Saturday beginning at 2 p.m. with the Richard Bruton Quartet, followed by Block Street Hot Club at 3:40 p.m. and Charged Particles with Paul McCandless at 5:20 p.m.
The headline show for the weekend features one of the top young jazz singers on the scene, Veronica Swift. This cabaret evening of jazz takes place at The Upstairs at The Grotto, located at 39 Spring Street. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. with the show beginning at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $55.