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Winter Blues Jazz Fest is here for the summer

The seven annual Winter Blues Jazz Fest is coming to Williamsburg from June 24 through June 27.(WYDaily/Courtesy of CultureFix)

WILLIAMSBURG — The Winter Blues Jazz Fest is back for its seventh year with nine music events. 

After being postponed back in January, the four-day festival is coming to downtown Williamsburg June 24 through June 27. Hosted by CultureFix, a local non-profit organization, the Winter Blues Jazz Fest will bring a weekend full of jazz and blues performances.

The festival kicks off Thursday, June 24 from 7pm-9pm, with a performance from the Phirocious Swing Orchestra

Friday will bring Mixology & Music, which will feature a mixology cocktail sampling and a live performance from King Trombone and Dixieland Band from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Latin Jazz Conspiracy will then play a late night performance 9:30 to 12 p.m. 

Saturday’s lineup will feature live blues music on two stages, with No BS! Brass at one end and Anthony Rosano at the other. Stephanie Nakasian and her band, with a special guest, will perform Saturday night under the large tent.

Their free afternoon Festival Chill Out will be back under the large tent on Sunday, along with a Sunday brunch.

The festival will be held on the lawn of the Art Museum of Colonial Williamsburg lawn, 301 S Nassau St.

VIP tickets are now available for purchase on Eventbrite. Single event tickets will be available for purchase on May 12.


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