Tacoma Jazz and Blues Festival announces bands

By weeklyvolcano on February 18, 2007

Underneath this respectable, suburban veneer lies a seething hotbed of decadence; behind a curtain of boring hides an orgiastic cacophony of richness. It’s called the Tacoma Jazz and Blues Festival.

This year’s festival, scheduled to follow the Daffodil Parade Saturday, April 21, will consume four downtown Tacoma venues:   

1. Big Bands / Jazz Orchestras Stage - Tacoma Convention Center
12:30 - 1:30pm  Jazz Senators
  2:00 - 3:00pm  Emerald City Jazz Orchestra
  3:30 - 4:30pm  Jazz Police
  5:00 - 6:00pm  Rich Wetzel's Groovin Higher Jazz Orchestra

2. Jazz Combos / Smooth Jazz Stage - The Swiss
12:30 - 1:30pm  Darren Motamedy
  2:00 - 3:00pm  Michael Powers
  3:30 - 4:30pm  Native Blue
  5:00 - 6:00pm  The Jay Thomas-John Stowall Quartet

3. Blues Stage - The Harmon
12:30 - 1:30pm   Nick Vigarino
  2:00 - 3:00pm   The Randy Oxford Band
  3:30 - 4:30pm   Maia Santell and House Blend
  5:00 - 6:00pm   The Michal Miller Band

4. Education Stage - School Of The Arts / Broadway Entrance
Line up to be announced soon.

For more information and tickets, keep an eye here. â€" Bobble Tiki