Britt Festival 2012
The 2012 Britt Festival line-up is now available online and tickets go on sale starting 4/12/12!
How exciting to have such a great line up of musicians, comedians, and special events! The Britt Festival, (Jacksonville, OR.) officially kicks off it’s summer long festival with the “Taste of Summer,” on Saturday, June 9th (11am-4pm) in downtown,Jacksonville, OR. This great event includes live music, children’s activities, food and wine from local restaurants and wineries (wine walk), street performers and much, much, more! “Taste of Summer” is free and open to the public (fees apply for specific activities, including food and the wine walk).
Some other highlighted events include:
• An evening with Primus” (6/11/12), which brings me back to my high-school days of playing their music and singing along with my friends, while we sunbathed at the beach; Read the concert review here: http://www.ivoryharp.com/2012/06/concert-review-primus-at-the-britt-festival/
• The highly acclaimed Natalie Merchant pairs up with the Rogue Valley Symphony (6/24/12) for more info, go to http://www.nataliemerchant.com/
• Ben Harper (7/3/12) another, adored musician of mine, who’s style is funky and raw (folk-rock) see Ben at: http://www.benharper.com/
• The “Black & White Gala”, which celebrates Britt’s 50 years, on Thursday, 7/19/12 at 6:30 pm. The dress code is anything “Black and White” and the cost is $100 per ticket (each ticket includes: food, wine, music, and the featured jazz artist/musician, Michael Kaeshammer, who is described as being a “triple -threat” combination of vocal ability, charisma, and piano mastery); for more information, visit www.michaelkaeshammer.com Details for this great event include: wine from 25 wineries of the Southern Oregon Wine Association, beer from Western Beverage, and food from our amazing local restaurants. Come enjoy this evening of music, eating and drinking!
• The well-respected comedian, Bill Cosby comes to Jacksonville (7/21/12), http://www.billcosby.com/ , and the line up continues!!!
This season, you don’t want to be left out with this kind of line-up! Visit 541Live’s Event Calendar for the full line up: Britt Festival Calendar
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