Music Under the Stars Series Returns July 24 with the Vermont Jazz Center Big Band
The BMC and Retreat Farm kick off their “Music Under the Stars” summer concert series this Saturday, July 24, with a performance by the Vermont Jazz Center Big Band.
The concert will be held at Retreat Farm, 45 Farmhouse Square, and admission is free. Gates open 5:30 p.m.; the concert begins at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome to bring lawn chairs and a picnic, and also enjoy food truck fare from Jamaican Jewelz and Dosa Kitchen (arrive early to order in time!), maple creemees and craft beers.
The 17-piece Vermont Jazz Center Big Band, under the direction of Rob Freeberg, will honor one of the greatest vocalists and pianists in jazz history: Grammy Hall of Famer Nat King Cole. Expressing Cole’s music will be vocalist Peter Eldrige, a two-time Grammy Award winner himself!
The Music Under the Stars series continues Saturday, August 14, with Becky Tracy and Keith Murphy and Saturday, August 21 with the Pan Evolution Steel Orchestra.