Rowan Blues and Jazz Society

Dedicated to preserve, promote and present the art forms of blues and jazz music with emphasis on musical performances by musicians from the Piedmont Region of North Carolina...

The Rowan Blues and Jazz Society
presents

16th Annual Blues and Jazz Festival

Featuring Multicultural Blues and Jazz

Renowned  Performers and More

beverly guitar Watkins

Introducing

The Rebalators Band 2:15 PM

3:00PM

9:00PM

Harper and Midwest Kind

http://www.harper.biz/videos.html

7:30 PM

 joe robinson jazz band

6:00 PM

 west end mambo latin jazz band

Mini Funk Factory 1:45 AM

And more TBA
performers and times Subject to change. 
Keep checking our website

Rail Walk Arts District
Corner of N. Lee Street & E. Kerr Street

Ample Free Public Parking Near Festival
Special Reserved Parking for Bands and Handicap Patrons
Downtown Salisbury, NC

May 16, 2015

Storytelling 10:30AM
405 N. Lee St.
(Formerly the Black Box)

Live Music Festival

Across the Street in front of the DMV
(Beginning at 2 PM Behind Law Offices)

Arts, Craft International Food Vendors
all day beside 405 N.Lee St. Block )
Limited Vendor Spaces Available until April  10, 2015

Bring your own comfortable chairs and blankets
No pets or coolers are allowed.
Family friendly, handicap accessible event.
Free Parking Spaces in the area.

Including...

 Storytelling in Tribute to the Late Jackie Torrence

 

 Hosted by Storyteller,
Beverly F. Burnett, President
North Carolina Association of Black Storytellers

May 16, 2015

10:30 AM-1:00 PM
405 N. Lee Street
Salisbury NC
Storytelling Free To the Public


BLUES AND JAZZ FESTIVAL

FREE GENERAL ADMISSION

Free-Will Donations Appreciated 


(subject to change based on early responses)

Tickets for VIP Patrons and Sponsors Section

Reserved Spaces Under VIP Tent

VIP Patrons and Sponsors will get free hospitality service ( food and drinks)

Activities for all ages.

For more details & reservations

 rbjs1720@carolina.rr.com

704-636-3277 or 704-640-2542

Headliners of Past Festivals
2011 - 2013

"The most requested performers by the fans of the last 15 years."

Salisbury - Fall 2013

Homemade Jamz Blues Band

Shelia Klinefelter Band

 

Brubakers Jazz Band

Joe Robinson Jazz Band

Phil Wiggins  and John Dee Holeman

Two Legends performing together again.

Matt Walsh Band

Mini Funk Factory Band
Rufty Holmes Senior Guitar Ensemble
Special Guest Author, Logan Mauldin Age 10

Hosted by Storyteller, Beverly F. Burnett
2015 Gates open at 1:30 pm for the
Music Festival

Arts, Craft and International Food Vendors

10 - Until

Bring your own comfortable chairs and blankets
Festive Beverages and Activities for all ages.
No pets or coolers are allowed.
FREE GENERAL ADMISSION

Tickets for VIP Seating


Schedule and performers subject to change. Check this website regularly for updates.

Information Phone  704-640-2542


PAST ROWAN BLUES AND JAZZ FESTIVALS

Richard rocked the blues and they loved him.  You missed a good one if you forgot to come out to experience his talents.


 Videos from the 2012 Festival

MUSICANS THAT YOU MISSED IN 2012

HARPER AND MIDWEST KIND

 

FRUTELAND JACKSON

 

Mac Arnold and Plate full of Blues

 

JOE ROBINSON JAZZ BAND

 

GUEST FLUTIST Julia Price

   

 

2011 Leading Ladies of Blues and Jazz:

 EDEN BRENT  BEVERLY GUITAR WATKINS, PENNY ZAMAGNI
WITH THE KING BEES
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 TONI SPEARMAN    BRENDA MORIE
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See Video Clips of Past Festivals on Our Youtube Channel

Brenda Morie and Joe Robinson (2011)

Mac Arnold (2010)