Harry Goldson Memorial JazzFest ~ July 8th in Suttons Bay

Suttons Bay Jazzfest 2023On Saturday, July 8th from 1-9pm the Suttons Bay JazzFest will honor the memory of founder Harry Goldson under the big tent at Marina Park in Suttons Bay.

The Harry Goldson Memorial JazzFest will celebrate the legacy Harry brought to American Classic Jazz with talented musicians who played with him along with fine food and wine from the Leelanau Peninsula. Internationally acclaimed jazz pianist, composer, and producer Bob James headlines the event that will also include Steve Sandner & Friends, the Jeff Haas Trio, David Chown Combo, and the Interlochen Student Jazz Band.

Award-winning Leelanau Peninsula wineries and restaurants will provide superb selections of fine food and beverage to enhance the enjoyment of listening to an afternoon and evening of continuous live classic jazz. (No Coolers Please) Plan to join this grand celebration to honor the legacy that Harry Goldson brings to American Classic Jazz. Proceeds from JazzFest benefit area students to attend Summer Music Camps including Interlochen, Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, and CMU as well as non-profit community projects.

The Harry Goldson Memorial JazzFest is sponsored by the Suttons Bay JazzFest Foundation 501(c)3, Chatham Capital Corporation, Bahle’s of Suttons Bay, Bonek Insurance, WNMC 90.7FM, Interlochen Public Radio, WBLV Blue Lake Public Radio w/Lazaro Vega as MC, CMU Public Radio, and with support from Professional and Corporate Underwriting.

Tickets for this limited-seating under the Big Tent are $25 Advance or $35 at the gate are available at mynorthtickets.com or by calling 231-499-4850.