Thursday, August 12, 2010

The (Phenomenal & Free) Monroe Jazz Festival This Weekend!

David Sanborn
Grammy Award-winning saxaphonist David Sanborn will play Sunday evening. Enough said! Sanborn has played with, to name a few: James Brown, Eric Clapton, Cat Stevens, Roger Daltrey, Stevie Wonder, Paul Simon, Jaco Pastorius, David Bowie, Todd Rundgren, Bruce Springsteen, Bob James, James Taylor, Al Jarreau, Pure Prairie League, Kenny G, George Benson, Elton John, Carly Simon, Linda Ronstadt, Billy Joel, Steely Dan, Ween, The Eagles, and The Grateful Dead. Sunday night, 7:30 PM. FREE. Bring your lawn chair and take a seat with 5-10 thousand people.

Brilliant guitarist Chuck Loeb plays at 5:45.

There are a lot of incredible musicians, bands, and singers. Again - no charge. This is one of the great things our city of Monroe does.

You can get the schedule here.