Posts Tagged ‘Swing’

New @ SF25: Updates, Activities for 25th Anniversary

July 23, 2014

It’s hard to believe that this will be the 25th year Summer Fest will transform Plaza de Cesar Chavez and downtown’s surrounding spaces into a weekend gem celebrating the great diversity of our region. As patrons have come to expect, you’ll be able to hear jazz, Latin, blues, salsa, R&B, New Orleans and more across multiple stages. However, we also have a number of special additions that will make next month’s Fest our best yet! …

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Fest Sneak Peek: Summer Fest 2013 Line-Up Video

July 22, 2013

We say that every second weekend in August,  Summer Fest transforms downtown San Jose into a haven for live music of all forms. Our new San Jose Jazz Summer Fest 2013 line-up video, handled with care by Siren Song Creations, delivers that idea with a creative twist. Watch as dozens of names pop up around, and fly high above, downtown San Jose. Make sure to see them in the flesh August 9-11 on 11 stages throughout …

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Fest Five: Mandee, Marketing Intern

July 19, 2013

Currently studying Public Relations at San Jose State University, Mandee is helping us in the marketing department in the days leading up to Summer Fest. Aside from being on her computer all the time — she’s a huge social media fan — she enjoys urban exploring and connecting with others IRL (Internet slang for “in real life”).  This is her first Summer Fest and she’s excited to be part of the team! Mandee’s “fest five,” …

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Jazz’s Many Faces on Display at Summer Fest

July 10, 2013

Jazz has taken on many signature sounds over the decades. Experience many of them in one weekend at Summer Fest Whether you’re a jazz expert or are new to the art form, there’s plenty to discover musically at Summer Fest. Over the second weekend in August, we will be offering many glimpses into jazz’s celebrated, and disparate, eras, from its early beginnings in New Orleans to its more recent flirtation with, and integration of, electronic …

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