Get ready for the rhythm of the 10th annual Winter Blues & Jazz Festival, brought to you by the local nonprofit powerhouse, CultureFix! From January 12 to 15, immerse yourself in four days of soulful tunes and vibrant vibes at the enchanting William & Mary Alumni House.
On Friday, January 12, kick off the festivities with Mixology & Music featuring the electric sounds of Richmond’s No BS! Brass at 7 p.m. The night unfolds with our legendary late-night events featuring The Jason Cale Band and Cats Eye with Miss Melanie, promising an unforgettable start to the weekend.
Saturday, January 13, welcomes a morning workshop, free and open to all. Then, brace yourself for the Big Bluesy, a fan-favorite with two stages hosting Vexine, Chris Beard, and The Truetone Honeys. Don’t miss the Saturday Signature Event with the Grammy-nominated Alfredo Rodriguez Quintet at 7 p.m.
As the night deepens, choose between the mesmerizing In Jordan Ponzi Trio at Culture Cafe or the soulful sounds of Harry Wilson Music at the Alumni House for the Saturday Late Night.
Sunday, January 14, begins with the beloved Jazz Brunch at 10:30 a.m., featuring Good Shot Judy’s captivating performance and a delectable brunch by Culture Cafe. Afternoon tunes include Hot Lanes and The Bobby Blackhat Band in Hunter Hall, with a lively evening finale by Bio Ritmo.
Wrap up the festival on Monday, January 15, with a tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at 10 a.m., a free and open-to-all event at the William & Mary Alumni House.
Secure your spot in this musical journey by visiting winterbluesjazzfest.com. The Winter Blues Jazz Fest is presented by CultureFix, in collaboration with the City of Williamsburg, Virginia Commission for the Arts, and Virginia is for Lovers.
CultureFix, committed to enhancing Greater Williamsburg’s cultural landscape, invites you to join this celebration of arts and community. For additional information, reach out to Steve Rose at [email protected] or call 757-592-4289. Let’s make this 10th anniversary a harmonious memory!