Driftless Jazz Festival 2008

Driftless Jazz Festival 2008 – a regional jazz festival based in the Driftless Region of Wisconsin

After last year’s experiment, we’ve organized ourselves and plan to make this an annual event. This year the Driftless Jazz Festival will feature some great musicians from Chicago, Wisconsin and Minnesota. It’s taking place this weekend: May 23rd through the 26th.

Friday, May 23
Jazz 101 – Understanding Improvised Music
Jam Session hosted by the Driftless Jazz Collective

  • 7pm, Green Man Music Hall, Free

    Saturday, May 24
    Street Beat Blues – Ted Parrish Trio, Jim Schaffer

  • 1pm, Viroqua Food Coop, free
    Becoming-listener (again!) in Ghana with Davu Seru
  • 3pm, VIVA Art Gallery, free
    Tom Gullion Quartet featuring Ernie Adams, Tim Whalen
    David Cooper and Kelly de Haven
  • 7pm, Green Man Music Hall, $10
    JFar Coretet Poetry Slam
  • 9pm, Driftless Cafe, free

    Sunday, May 25
    Jazz Brunch with Christie Knapp

  • 10am, Drifless Cafe
    Project Fourthstream with Davu Seru, Rich MacDonald
  • 7pm, Green Man Music Hall, $10

    Monday, May 26
    Ted Parrish Trio featuring Catherine Hall Parrish
    Christie Knapp
    Tom Gullion Quartet featuring Geoff Lowe and Rich MacDonald

  • 1pm, Green Man Music Hall, $10