Music festival rounds the corner once again

By From page B6 | March 28, 2014

FAIRFIELD — Musical choices will abound over Memorial Day weekend as Sacramento plays host once more to the Sacramento Music Festival & Jubilee – formerly known as the Dixieland Jazz Jubilee.

The 41st annual four-day musical extravaganza – May 23-26 – will see more than 100 bands grace the stages set up between the Sacramento Convention Center and Old Sacramento. Choices include American roots rock, soulful and rockin’ blues, Cajun/zydeco, country, rockabilly, bluegrass, ragtime, early New Orleans jazz and swing, Latin, big band, orchestras, banjo plus dance and party bands.

Musical guests include Mat Kearney, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, The Stray Cats, Lee Rocker, The Texas Tornados, Deke Dickerson, Zydeco Flames, Mumbo Gumbo, Garratt Wilkin & The Parrotheads, Wonder Bread 5, James Garner and the Cash Tribute Band, The Kyle Rowland Blues Band, Mick Martin & The Blues Rockers, Purple Haze Band and Two-Tone Steiny.

The annual event parade is set for 10 a.m. May 24.

The venues range in size and include small club settings, inside luxury hotels, large-scale outdoor stages and on board the Delta King river boat.

Early event pricing on four-day passes is available through May 1. For information, call 916-444-2004 or go to sacmusicfest.com.

Reach Susan Winlow at 427-6955 or [email protected] Follow her on Twitter at www.twitter.com/swinlowdr.


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