The brainchild of Mayor Joe Curtatone, who played trumpet in the Somerville High School Jazz Band, Joe’s Jazz and Blues Festival is back this year. Starting up the week, the festival make its way through local music venues. Check out the four dates and clubs below. Then on June 22 join us an all-day free concert at Powderhouse Park from noon to 6 p.m.
The Somerville High School Jazz Ensemble will kick off the concert at noon, getting the crowd going. From then on, there will be non-stop music – from jazz to delta blues – until 6 p.m. The lineup includes Darrell Nulish, the Brett Walberg Group and the Fringe. Get details and information about the week-long jazz & blues festival club lineup at www.somervilleartscouncil.org.
Date Time Location Performance
June 19 7:00 PM Arts at the Armory Cafe JazzX with Matt Daniel
June 20 7:30 PM Arts at the Armory Roomful of Blues
June 20 9:30 PM PJ Ryans John Aruda Trio
June 21 10:00 PM Johnny D’s Matthew Smart Band
June 22 9:00 PM Sally O’Brien’s Mike Dinallo Band Featuring Tim Gearan
June 22 12:00 PM Powderhouse Park Somerville High School Jazz Ensemble
June 22 1:00 PM Powderhouse Park Darrell Nulisch
June 22 2:00 PM Powderhouse Park The Brett Walberg Group
June 22 3:00 PM Powderhouse Park Geoff Bartley & Howie Tarnower
June 22 4:00 PM Powderhouse Park Willie Laws
June 22 5:00 PM Powderhouse Park The Fringe