Thursday, September 25, 2014
Culture Vulture Event! Beantown Jazz Festival (9/27)
The annual Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival is set for Sept. 27, from noon to 6 p.m., taking place on different outdoor stages along Columbus Ave. between Massachusetts Ave. and Burke Steet in Boston’s Lower Roxbury. While there are also some ticketed events going on as part of the fest, these are free. Among the folks performing on that jazzy stretch are: the Berklee City Music All-Stars; the Marco Pignataro Jazztet, featuring Eddie Gomez; Marco Santos and Bloco AfroBrazil; Screaming Headless Torsos; Aubrey Logan; Bill Banfield’s the Jazz Urbane with guest Grace Kelly; Dionne Farris with the Russell Gunn Quartet; Sheila E.; and the Yoron Israel/Bill Pierce Quintet. For a complete schedule of artists, visit www.beantownjazz.org.