APRIL 18 – On Saturday, April 22, the Reagan High School Band Boosters presents the 11th annual City of the Arts Jazz Festival at Reagan High School. The festival is sponsored by Separk Music and Vulcan Materials.
The headline performance is at 2 p.m. with the Camel City Jazz Orchestra featuring Jody Espina. Tickets may be purchased in advanced at Band of Raiders, or at the door - $15 for adults and $5 for students.
Other performances are scheduled throughout the day. Those performances are free and open to the public. Performers include the Salem Swing Band, 14 outstanding school jazz ensembles from across the state, beginning and advanced open blues jam sessions, and the award-winning Reagan High School Jazz Ensembles.
Performances will be held in the Reagan High School Auditorium. Concessions will be available throughout the day, including the PDQ food truck.
Here is a schedule of performances:
8:30 a.m. – North Forsyth High School.
9 a.m. – Hanes Magnet School
9:30 a.m. – Meadowlark Middle School
10 a.m. – Paisley IB Magnet School
10:30 a.m. – North Davidson High School
11 a.m. – N.C. Youth Jazz All-Stars
11:30 a.m. – Mount Tabor High School
Noon – Salem Swing Band
12:30 p.m. – East Davidson High School
1 p.m. – South Caldwell High School
1:30 p.m. – Beginning and Advanced Open Blues Jam Sessions
2 p.m. – Camel City Jazz Orchestra featuring Jody Espina (ticket required)
3 p.m. – East Davidson High School
3:30pm – Ardrey Kell High School
4 p.m. – Asheville Middle School
4:30 p.m. – North Buncombe High School
5 p.m. – East Forsyth High School
5:30 p.m. – Reagan High School Jazz Ensembles
For more information, please visit Band of Raiders