Viva the band at The Dubbo Jazz and Blues Festival 2009

The Dubbo Jazz and Blues Club will be conducting their 19th Annual Jazz Festival on the 7th 8th and 9th August 2009. Dubbo boasts exceptional facilities, central location and world-class attractions with more than 25 conference sites, diverse accommodation, golf course, wineries and a famous zoo located within minutes of the city of Dubbo.

Dubbo is located in the heart of NSW, between Brisbane and Melbourne and North West of Sydney, the city is ideally situated and draws interstate crowds.

This year the festival organizers will be presenting some music with a difference with Viva the band from Sydney. They will be presenting their eclectic international music from France, Spain, Russia, Argentina, Brazil and Cuba along with a standard fare of jazz and swing music.

Viva the band is highly regarded for their successful appearances at many Festivals and community events in NSW and Queensland including: The Manly International Jazz Festival, Thredbo Jazz Festival, Newcastle Jazz Festival, Kiama Jazz Festival, Morpeth Jazz Festival. Marrickville festival, Campsie festival, Ferragosto festival, Canada Bay, Kings Cross festival, Darling Harbour welcome wall, Gold coast and Coolum events and Hervey Bay Whale festival - to name a few

The members of Viva the band have also performed throughout Asia with over 400 concerts to American and Australian armed forces in Sth. Vietnam, Thailand, The Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Guam and Japan.

Viva the band is noted for its cultural work representing Australia at the International Chihsi Arts Festival in Taiwan in 2004 and Kenting song Festival in 2005.

The Dubbo Jazz Club will be posting all their entertainers, venues and times on their website nearer the event.

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