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Hey, all you jazzin’ and bluesin’ babies in Boquete and beyond, here’s the news y’all have been waiting for:
Tickets for the Boquete Jazz&Blues Festival are now on sale at:
Mailboxes ETC. in Boquete
Valle Escondido hotel
$ 20 one-day ($ 5 for students and juniors below 18)
$ 30 for a 2-day pass ($ 7.50 for students and juniors)
(valid ID's for students and minors required for admission!
$ 13 for the special concert with Jazz Lady Betty Bryant at
the BCP on Thursday evening, March1st at 7pm
Here’s the program of the open-air festival at the Valle Escondido amphitheatre (subject to change):
Saturday, March 3:
12noon – 1pm Betty Bryant, L.A.'s very special Jazz Lady
1:30 – 2:30 Smoking Time Jazz Club from New Orleans
3pm – 4pm Mitch Woods, Boogie Woogie at it’s best
4:30 – 5:30pm Saskia Laroo and Jazzkia, hot Latin Jazz
from the Netherlands
6pm -7pm The award-winning Andy Egert Blues band (Switzerland) with
special guest Bob Stroger from Chicago on
bass (Blues Awards winner 2009 and 2010)
Sunday, March 4:
12 noon – 1pm Ron Hacker, deep down, dirty blues from San Francisco
1:30 – 2:30pm Carlos Ubarte, Panama’s most sought-after sax player releasing his new CD at our festival!
3pm – 4:30pm A touch of New Orleans: Johnny Sansone (New Orleans) & Mitch Woods (San Francisco),
Jump-Blues & Zydeco, backed up by Boquete’s
own B3 Blues band
5pm – 6:30pm Rigoberto Coba’s Big Band. A special treat
with Chiriqui’s best jazz musicians getting
together for our festival only!
Plus a host of other great activities on Thursday and Friday, March 1 and 2:
Boquete goes New Orleans!
A New Orleans style street parade on Thursday afternoon from 1-3pm followed by a show at the Panamonte hotel with New Orleans import Smoking Time Jazz Club, flown in directly from the French quarter's Royal street
Free concert in the park on Friday afternoon from 1-4pm hosted by the Boquete Blues Band
After parties/jam sessions in various local venues from Thursday to Saturday.
Check further announcements and our website and newsletter for more details and possible changes: www.boquetejazzandbluesfestival.com
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Don’t wait to buy your tickets in late February!
Help us to pay our bills and the bands’ airline tickets by getting your festival tickets early!
Let's make this festival the best Chiriqui and Boquete have ever seen!
Let’s get together and go jammin’!