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Winter Blues Jazz Festival Announces Events For Big Return

The Winter Blues Jazz Festival returns to Williamsburg June 24-27, 2021 (Courtesy of Culturefix)

WILLIAMSBURG — From June 24-27, 2021, the air around the Historic Triangle will be filled with the sounds of live jazz and blues performances.

For its seventh year, local non-profit organization, Culturefix, is hosting Winter Blues Jazz Festival. This four day event is full of lively music, great food and beverages, and a wonderful time all under one large tent on the lawn of the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg.

The first day of the fest, Thursday, June 24, lindy hops guests along to the vintage sound of Myriam Phiro & The Phirocious Swing Orchestra. The French-Canadian singer and accompanying orchestra will take you on a time machine ride back to the era of swing music.

On Friday, June 25, Mixology & Music will take the stage, featuring King Trombone. Also slated to perform that night is Allen Wittig’s Early Jazz & Dixieland Band. An after party will take place at the Williamsburg Lodge, 310 S. England St., featuring live music from Latin Jazz Conspiracy.

The following day, Saturday, June 26, is the well-known Big Bluesy. This day promises a high energy event featuring live Blues music spanning two stages. No BS! Brass will perform followed by Anthony Rosano and The Conqueroos. Make sure to get your toes warmed up to tap along to the music of Stephanie Nakasian and a special guest. That day’s late night event will take place at Culture Café, 747 Scotland St. in Williamsburg, featuring two hours of live music from Ayinde Williams.

The Winter Blues Jazz Festival wraps up on Sunday, June 27 with a wonderful line up of musicians. Grace Street Seven will serenade guests over a scrumptious breakfast at the Williamsburg Lodge. This will be followed by a complimentary concert underneath the large tent at the Festival Chill out with a live performance from Eddie Williams Quartet featuring Liz Terrell.

For more information or to purchase tickets for this exciting event, visit the website for Culturefix.

Culturefix is dedicated to improving cultural offerings in the Greater Williamsburg area for its residents and visitors. This includes enhancing arts infrastructure, developing and promoting arts and culture within the community, and hosting events to highlight the importance of the arts and cultural offerings within the community.

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