Northampton Jazz Festival

MARCH 28TH 2011/ Northampton Jazz Festival Loud Jazz is currently involved with the Northampton Jazz Festival which will take place on October 1st 2011. The Northampton Jazz Festival will present live music at five venues throughout the city from 11AM to 4:30 PM followed by two ticketed events later in the evening. The festival will include promising young players from Pioneer Valley high schools and colleges combined with established local artists as well as several prominent groups from New York City. Attendees will not only be able to hear great music from the various participating groups and ensembles but will also be given the opportunity to sample food, beer, and wine from some of the areas finest restaurants at the outdoor staging area on Strong Avenue. More details to follow. JM.

June 7th 2011/ Jazz Sunday came and went with great music despite the near tornado conditions. Seamus Blakes’ band managed to perform for an hour and featured some of his most prominient compositions from the last three albums including “Way Out Willy”, “Fear of Rooming” and arrangements of John Scofield’s “Dance me Home” and the standard “I Can’t get Started”..

Jazz Sunday

June 6th 2010 West Springfield Commons, West Springfield MA 12-6 PM (for directions Free admission.