Wednesday, July 24, 2013

New Vintage Jazz & Wine Festival Coming August 24th to D.C.

The New Vintage Jazz & Wine Festival  is taking place August 24th at the D.C. Fairgrounds from 2 to 10 p.m.

Guests will listen to live music from 
  • Funk Ark, an Afrobeat dance ensemble from D.C.;
  • Donvonte McCoy, an innovative trumpeter and bandleader merging jazz, go-go and funk, who has headlined every weekend at Eighteenth Street Lounge since 2006; 
  • Todd Marcus, a Baltimorean clarinetist whose latest album made NPR’s top 10 of 2012 list; 
  • Electric-acoustic guitar whiz Rafiq Bhatia, who hails from New York City and has recently drawn praise from the New York Times, Pitchfork and The Fader. 
  • Kris Funn & Corner Store, Tarus Mateen and Christie Dashiell round out the slate of local favorites.  

A portion of proceeds from the New Vintage Jazz and Wine Fest will benefit Chris4Life Foundation, an organization working to eradicate colon cancer through developments in cutting edge research. Tickets are $20 to $110 HERE.

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