Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Maceo Parker Set To Funk Up The Stage At The Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival 2012

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Maceo Parker will bring bring his heavy sax funk to the Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival come September. The six-day festival will take place on September 11-16 at several different venues in downtown Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. A stellar lineup of more than 80 musical acts are expected to perform and will offer a nice mixture of music styles, including electric blues, soul, smooth jazz and some good-ole gutbucket funk. In addition to Maceo, some of the other artists and bands scheduled to perform at the event include Keb' Mo', Kathleen Edwards, Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers, Rusted Root, John Mayall, Charles Bradley and his Extraordinaires, Afterburner and a slew of others.  80,000 patrons are expected to attend the event.

The  Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival enter its 22nd year and is going stronger than ever. It is internationally recognized for featuring top-notch musical talent, from established legends to promising newcomers. The festival began in 1991. In its first year, the festival ran for more than four days and had 9,500 attendees, 25 musical acts and 17 venues. Since its founding, the festival has grown each year. Tickets just recently went on sale for the this year's festival. To get more info about the event, visit their website.

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