Essentials: Fall Jazz Festivals
Jazz festivals abound in
On September 20-21, thousands of jazz fans convene at downtown
From September 26-28, the 11th Annual Jazz Festival in Kemah brings in dozens of national and local acts to play outdoor sets on the festive Kemah Boardwalk. Shop, eat, listen to music, and repeat. Admission is free. Call 877/ATKEMAH; www.kemahboardwalk.com.
From October 9-12, the Brownsville Society for the Performing Arts hosts the annual Latin Jazz Festival, a four-day event that includes free performances by local acts on Thursday, national performers playing paid shows on Friday and Saturday, and an all-day street festival in the downtown historic district on Sunday. Call 956/831-7818; www.brosociety.org.
From October 17-19, the Texas Jazz Festival in
Looking ahead: Mark your 2009 calendar for the annual Jazz Festival in Addison (April 16-18, 2009) and the annual Houston International Jazz Festival (July 29-August 2, 2009) in
From the September 2008 issue.