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Five Points Jazz Festival 
General Event Information
Event Category:
FESTIVALS
Price:
 
Dates and Times:
May 17, 11:00AM-8:00PM

2014 Five Points Jazz Festival

The Five Points Jazz Festival, now in its 11th year, brings people together for a day of food, fun and fantastic music. The free festival takes place the third Saturday of May each year and celebrates the history of Denver’s Five Points neighborhood. Once known as the Harlem of the West, Five Points was home to several jazz clubs which played host to many of jazz music’s legends such as Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk and many more. Since its inception in 2004, the Five Points Jazz Festival has grown each year in size and popularity. In 2013 more than 16,000 people attended the festival to hear more than 20 local bands on six stages. On May 17, 2014, 23 bands are scheduled on seven stages. You won’t want to miss the Main Stage headliners, the Nelson Rangell quartet and the Brad Leali Orchestra.

Schedule of Performances:

Main Stage (29th and Welton)
11:00am - Buckner Funken Jazz
1:00pm - Hot Tomatoes
3:00pm - Nelson Rangell
5:00pm - Conjunto Colores
7:00pm - Brad Leali Orchestra featuring the New Hope Baptist Church Choir

Honorees on the Main Stage. Awards Presentation times: TBA
Justin “Mama Kat” Curlee
Neil “Puente Grande” Bridge
Willie “Bluesman” Houston

Five Points Plaza
1:30pm - Freddy Rodriguez Band
3:30pm - Neil Bridge 7+
5:30pm - Calixto Oviedo’s Latin Jazz Way

Coffee at the Point
11:00am - Joe Bonner and Current Events
1:00pm - Doug Jackson Quartet
3:00pm - After Midnight Trio
5:00pm - Tom Gershwin Duo
8:30pm - Gregory Goodloe Quartet

Crossroads Theater
11:30am - Patrice LaBlanc Band
1:30pm - Latitude Experience
3:30pm - Marc Sabatella with String Quartet

Cervantes
12:00pm - Laura Newman & AOA
2:00pm - Brad Goode Ensemble

Blair Caldwell Library
12:00pm - Jason Klobnak Jazz 101-brief chat about jazz history and performance
12:30pm - Tom Tilton Jazz Ensemble
2:00pm Jason Klobnak Jazz 101-brief chat about jazz history and performance
3:00pm - Vintage 3D Featuring Danette Hollowell

Youth Stage
12:30pm - DSA Jazz Sextet
2:30pm - Claim Jumpers
4:30pm - Five Points Heritage Band

More festival information at Five Points Jazz Festival

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Venue Information
Address:
2600 - 2900 Welton Street  
City:
DENVER 
State:
CO 
Zip Code:
80205 
Country:
United States 
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