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2017 Dominican Jazz Festival


October 29, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
November 5, 2017 @ 11:00 pm
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809 571 0882


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The student loan stringband at the DR jazz festival

October 29th marks the start of the 21st Dominican Republic Jazz Festival, one of the most important in the Caribbean, presented by Fedujazz and the DR Ministry of Tourism. The event extends to November 5th, with an important array of performers, as previous years.

The cities where the event will take place are Santiago, Puerto Plata, Sosua and Cabarete. 2017 celebrates international culture and rythms, so this year each day will be dedicated to a different country. The list of performers is being drafted, stay tuned to our news for the release. The dates and locations are as follows:

October 29th, 2017: Santo Domingo  – dedicated to France.

November 1st, 2017: Santiago – dedicated to Argentina.

November 2nd, 2017: Sosua – dedicated to Israel ( this town was founded by Jews in the 1940`s ).

November 3rd, 2017: Puerto Plata – dedicated to Brazil

November 4th, 2017: Cabarete – dedicated to the USA

November 5th, 2017: Cabarete – dedicated to Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic.

All the performances are totally free of charge and open to the general public. VIP tickets are available for sale, via Fedujazz. Ticket sales benefit the music education foundation of the DR Jazz Festival. Their contact number is (809)571-9350, email: info@drjazzfestival.com  web: www.drjazzfestival.com

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The DR Jazz Festival has become a top tradition for jazz lovers, attracting many tourists each year that visit the island to enjoy the performance of top Grammy-winning artists. Past editions featured jazz legends such as Chuck Mangione, Chucho Valdez, Nestor Torres, Arturo Sandoval, and local jazz musicians such as Guarionex Aquino, Patricia Pereyra, and Manuel Tejada, to name a few.

Expectations are big on the 2017 edition, we will publish the list as soon as it is published publicly by Fedujazz.