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Maitland Jazz & Blues Festival Returns April 5-6, 2024 For Two Days of Two Stages And 12 Bands

The Maitland Jazz and Blues Festival presented by Duke Energy on April 5-6, 2024 will showcase some of the best local and touring artists 13 bands in all on two stages for a non-stop music celebration. The city's biggest music event of the year features 12 bands on two stages along with great food and drinks, crafts and vendors and lots of kids activities. General admission is FREE. Special VIP guest packages are available for purchase.

BLUES STAGE
Friday, April 5, 2024
ALBERT CASTIGLA BAND, 7pm
STEEL 'N PEACHES, 9pm

Saturday, April 6, 2024
8 BALL AITKEN, 3pm
ANNIKA CHAMBERS &
PAUL DESLAURIERS BAND, 5pm
THE BONESHAKERS W/
JENNY LANGER, 7pm
SELWYN BIRCHWOOD, 9pm

JAZZ STAGE
Friday, April 5, 2024
WINTER PARK H.S. BAND, 6pm
DAYVE STEWART BAND, 8pm

Saturday, April 6, 2024
MAITLAND STAGE BAND, 2pm
DON SOLEDAD, 4pm
HIGH FLYING CRIMINALS, 6pm
MICHAEL ANDREW
& SWINGERHEAD, 8pm

Admission is FREE. For more information on the event and the area, visit www.maitlandjazzandblues.com.

Headlining artists include singer, composer and producer Michael Andrew with his band, Swingerhead. Andrew was the headline singer and bandleader at the world-famous Rainbow Room atop Rockefeller Center in New York City where he entertained audiences nightly and hosted a live Radio Broadcast, "Live from the Rainbow Room."

He was the band-leader and singer at Merv Griffin's "Coconut Club" in The Beverly Hilton in California. He has performed in musicals and with symphonies around the country. Andrew also produced music for several films including "Inglorious Basterds, " "Heartbreakers, " and "Being the Ricardos."

The blues lineup features award-winning, Orlando-born contemporary performer Selwyn Birchwood with his self-described "electric swamp funkin' blues" and Miami-raised Albert Castiglia with his energetic merger of blues and rock.

Flamenco guitarist Don Soledad won top honors for best musician at Orlando's FusionFest 2020. Steeln' Peaches is a talented group of rocking blues musicians in the mold of the Allman Brothers Band.

The funky soul groove of North Carolina-based High Flying Criminals pushes the boundaries with original and cover tunes from jazz and blues fronts. Annika Chambers & Paul DesLauriers are a married couple and award-winning music powerhouse that blends his guitar-loving jams with her gospel-inspired vocals.

The Boneshakers features longtime funk and blues guitarist Randy Jacobs and his band teamed up with Blues Hall of Fame inductee Jenny Langer. Members of the Boneshakers have performed and recorded with top artists like Bonnie Raitt, BB King, Seal, Paula Abdul, Kris Kristofferson, Ofra Haza, Tears for Fears, Warren Hill, Neil Diamond, Lyle Lovett, Keb Mo, and Bob Segar.

To learn more about the bands, visit www.maitlandjazzandblues.com. This event is presented by the Maitland Parks and Recreation Department.



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