Bellevue Jazz & Blues Festival

Bellevue, WA




Welcome to the 2016 Bellevue Jazz & Blues Festival! We invite you to explore and share your passion for live music at the Eastside's premier showcase for top national and regional artists as well as our next generation of rising stars. Take time to enjoy Downtown Bellevue with its many outstanding restaurants and venues supporting this festival.

The festival is produced by the Bellevue Downtown Association, a non-profit membership organization charged with leading the evolution of Downtown Bellevue as the economic and cultural heart of the Eastside. The 2016 Bellevue Jazz & Blues Festival sponsors are the City of Bellevue, Microsoft, Washington Federal, Áegis of Bellevue, T-Mobile, KPLU 88.5, 91.3 KBCS, Bellevue Reporter, 425 Magazine and Gravity Creative.


Lineup:


Etienne Charles & Creole Soul

Friday, June 3, 7:30 p.m. performance






Shemekia Copeland

Saturday, June 4, 7:00 p.m. & 9:30 p.m. performances

7:00 p.m Show



9:30 p.m Show




Photo ©Marilyn Stringer




Events

Etienne Charles & Creole Soul at the Bellevue Jazz & Blues Festival

June 03, 2016 7:30 PM

Trinidadian born Trumpeter/Percussionist Etienne Charles brings his fiery brand of calypso, reggae and other Afro-Caribbean musics into a modern jazz conception. Having already recorded three impressive and well-received albums, his new album, San Jose Suite, a ten-part suite explores the histories, cultures and musical traditions of three Western settlements that share a name. Commissioned through a Chamber Music America New Jazz Works Grant funded by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. He is also the Assistant Professor of Jazz Studies at Michigan State University.
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Shemekia Copeland at the Bellevue Jazz & Blues Festival

June 04, 2016 7:00 PM

Shemekia Copeland showcases a wide-open vision of contemporary blues, roots and soul music. She recorded her first album at 18 years old which was well-received by music fans around the world. Copeland went on to record three Grammy-nominated albums between 2000 and 2005, earning her eight Blues Music Awards. Most recently, her album Outskirt of Love was nominated for a 2016 Grammy for Best Blues Album. She has sung with Eric Clapton, Bonnie Raitt, B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Carlos Santana and James Cotton.
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Shemekia Copeland at the Bellevue Jazz & Blues Festival

June 04, 2016 9:30 PM

Shemekia Copeland showcases a wide-open vision of contemporary blues, roots and soul music. She recorded her first album at 18 years old which was well-received by music fans around the world. Copeland went on to record three Grammy-nominated albums between 2000 and 2005, earning her eight Blues Music Awards. Most recently, her album Outskirt of Love was nominated for a 2016 Grammy for Best Blues Album. She has sung with Eric Clapton, Bonnie Raitt, B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Carlos Santana and James Cotton.
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Contact
Bellevue Jazz & Blues Festival
Tyler Allott

Address
11100 NE 6th Street
Bellevue, WA 98004

Phone
Tickets 1-800-838-3006 / 425-453-3111

Email
tyler@bellevuedowntown.org

Website
http://www.bellevuedowntown.com/events/bellevue-jazz-blues-festival

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