Presented by Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival,
A Project of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
7:30 p.m. For the first Westsylvania Jazz & Blues Festival, the Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival has brought together an unbeatable combination: the Poogie Bell Band with special Guest Sean Jones.
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5:30 p.m. The music of southwest Louisiana-based guitarist, songwriter, and singer Sonny Landreth is an evocative, a vibrant mixture of indigenous sounds and images informed by Delta blues and William Faulkner alike.
2:15 p.m. The ChopShop presents funk and fusion that’s raw, experimental, low down and dirty, but still polished, with energy high enough to power a grid. Based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
10:30 a.m. Jazz quintet Dad Band has been playing throughout Indiana County for ten years, and has been a driving force behind the Westsylvania Jazz & Blues Festival.
4:15 p.m. A Pittsburgh-based quintet, The Electromotives play a mixture of jazz and soul, featuring the sultry vocals of Rosanna Paterra.
3;15 p.m. Indiana blues band Jukehouse Bombers will present a tribute to local blues legend Jeff Kelley.
1:15 p.m. Hailing from Otsego County, New York, The Old Masters concentrate on standard jazz repertoire and the Great American Songbook. They’ll be joined on vocals by Chicago native—and Indiana favorite—Laura Ferguson.
Westsylvania All-Star High School Jazz Band
12:30 p.m. The Westsylvania All-Star High School Jazz Band is a big band featuring the best high school musicians our region has to offer, as chosen by their band directors.
Regional High School Jazz Bands
We are pleased to welcome three high school jazz bands to the Westsylvania stage:
11:00 a.m. Marion Center High School Jazz Band
11:30 a.m. Hempfield High School Jazz Band
12:00 p.m. Indiana Senior High School Jazz Band