Enjoy the sound of jazz from four bands and two vocalists Saturday, August 27 at Hermann from 2 to 9 pm.

Photo courtesy of Dave Dickey Big Band

Headlining this year’s event is Mosaic Jazz Sextet, featuring trombonist Dave Dickey and Special Guest Adrianne Felton-King.  They will be performing Big Band Era hits as well as contemporary and original compositions and arrangements. The festival helps fundraise for Hermann Music Boosters and is held at the Clara Eitmann-Messmer Amphitheater, located four blocks south of the AMTRAK Station on Gutenberg Street, between 4th and 5th Streets. Bring lawn chairs or blankets.

Photo of Augusta, courtesy of KateLynn Ketsenburg

The performance line-up is:

2:00 pm           Augusta Jazz Quartet

4:00 pm           Friends of Aaron

6:00 pm           Joel Vanderheyden Quartet

8:00 pm           Mosaic Jazz Sextet 

The Hermann Music Boosters will offer KC Strip sandwiches, pulled pork sandwiches, bratwursts, hamburgers, cheeseburgers, jumbo hot dogs, nachos and cheese, pulled pork nachos, meat and cheese packs, Hermann Lion’s Club Kettle Korn, chips, candy bars, soft drinks, and bottled water. Beverage vendors include Adam Puchta Winery, Hermannhof Winery, Stone Hill Winery, Black Shire Distillery, Tin Mill Brewery, and J. Rieger & Co. No outside alcohol, coolers, or smoking are permitted in the Amphitheater.  

 The entrance fee is $20 per person.  Tickets may be purchased in advance here, or pay at the gate.  Children under 10 are free.

 Artist bios can be found here or visit hermannjazz.com.