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Nor-Cal Jazz Festival in Redding and Chico

Redding and Chico - April 26-27, 2014

Redding and Chico – April 26-27, 2014

Shasta County Arts Council and partners are organizing the first annual Nor-Cal Jazz Festival – an exciting regional, two-day event to be held in Redding on Saturday, April 26, 2014, and in Chico on Sunday April 27, 2014.

The Redding event will be held at Old City Hall in downtown Redding and in Chico at the Sierra Nevada Big Room.

Each City will also host a Fundraising Event in February to secure “start-up” funds and announce this new regional approach to promoting America’s Music – Jazz. The Redding Fundraiser will be on Saturday, February 22, 2014 from 6:00- 9:00 PM at Old City Hall. A $100 ticket includes:

  • Incredible entertainment – Jimmy Grant Quartet & Stephanie Foos & Bernie Baker
  • Admission for one
  • Wine tasting
  • Scrumptious Hors’ devours
  • One ticket to the Nor-Cal Jazz Festival on April 26 in Old City Hall ($50.00 value)
  • Preferred seating at the festival
  • 50% off voucher for Festival Merchandise.

Tickets are limited. Call to buy Tuesday-Friday noon-5 pm at 530.241.7320. There are also corporate and individual sponsor packages available. The Chico Founders Club fundraiser is from 4-7 PM on Sunday, February 23, 2014

Jimmy Grant

Jimmy Grant

Stephanie Foos

Stephanie Foos

Here’s the lineup for the main event:

REDDING – Saturday, April 26, 2014 – Old City Hall, 1313 Market Street, Redding, CA

FREE PERFORMANCE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
1:45 PM – doors open
2-2:30 PM – Enterprise Jazz Band
2:45-3:15 PM – Enterprise Jazz Band

Doors Re-Open for Ticket Holders at 4 pm (Beer, Wine, Food served, Art Gallery Tours available)

TICKET HOLDERS
Main Stage (Upstairs)
5:00 – 6:00 PM – Charles Valona Trio
6:30 – 7:30 PM – Big Sky
8:00 – 9:00 PM – The Usual Suspects

Gallery Stage (Downstairs)
4:15 – 5:00 PM – Bernie Baker/ Bruce Calin
5:45 – 6:30 PM – Allison Scull & Victor Martin
6:45 – 7:30 PM – DOS

Charles Valona Trio

Charles Valona Trio

Big Sky

Big Sky

The Usual Suspects

The Usual Suspects

Allison Scull and Victor Martin

Allison Scull and Victor Martin

DOS

CHICO – Sunday, April 27, 2014 – Sierra Nevada Brewing Co’s Big Room, 1075 E. 20th Street Chico, CA

12:00 – 12:30 PM – Pleasant Valley High School Jazz Band
12:45 – 1:15 PM – Chico High Jazz Band
1:45 – 2:30 PM – Bogg
2:30 – 3:00 PM – Eric Peter
3:30 – 4:15 PM – The Usual Suspects
4:15 – 5:00 PM – Charlie Robinson & Dave Elke
5:00 – 5:45 PM – Big Sky
5:45 – 6:15 PM – Recognition, Special Video, Announcements
6:15 – 7:00 PM -Mark Levine

Bogg

Bogg

Eric Peter

Eric Peter

Charlie Robinson

Charlie Robinson

Mark Levine

Mark Levine

The mission of the Nor-Cal Jazz Festival is “to promote all facets of jazz music throughout the Northern California region, creating greater visibility for both the music and performers and to support youth jazz programs. Nor-Cal Jazz will award scholarships in each location to insure our goal of supporting youth jazz programs. The Nor-Cal Jazz Festival is a non-profit project in cooperation with Upstate Community Enhancement Foundation (Friends of the Arts) – a 501c3 non-profit corporation (Tax Deductible Federal ID# 68-0483892)

ReddingVoice is a Solo Act sponsor of Nor-Cal Jazz Festival. See you there.