TO DO THIS WEEKEND: BOSTON AUGUST 18 – 20th, 2023 Salem Jazz and Soul Festival
Salem Jazz and Soul Festival Returns to Salem Willows
The Salem Jazz and Soul Festival is back! The 501(c)3 nonprofit organization will be hosting its annual festival on August 19th, 2023 at the Salem Willows. The festival will feature live musical performances, educational workshops, vendors, a beer tent, and more.
The festival is free to attend and is open to all ages. The lineup for this year’s festival includes Krewe de Skunk, TapRoots, Diane Blue All Stars, BT/ALC Big Band, and the Salem High School Jazz Band. DJ Skotvoid will also be returning to spin between sets.
In addition to the live music, the festival will also feature educational workshops on topics such as music theory, instrument repair, and songwriting. There will also be a variety of vendors selling food, drinks, and merchandise.
The Salem Jazz and Soul Festival is a great way to enjoy live music, learn about music, and support a local nonprofit organization. The festival is made possible thanks to the generous support of its sponsors, including PEM, the City of Salem, The Lobster Shanty, Wolf Next Door Coffee, Creative Collective, Rotary Club of Salem, SOSS Records, Mahi Mahi Cruises, Far From the Tree Cider, Gentile Brewing Co., East Regiment Brewing Co., and Backbeat Brewing Co.
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