Poncho Sanchez and Trini Lopez will headline this weekend’s Temecula Valley International Jazz Festival, July 9-11, at the Temecula Valley Cultural Arts & Music Center. Modeled after the Vancouver Int’l Jazz Fest, one of Canada’s biggest and most successful music showcases, the TVIJF is a combination of free and ticketed events and is produced by Musicians Workshop, a non-profit public benefit corporation.
Here’s the awesome line-up:
Friday, July 9th – Opening Night Dinner & Concert
Ray Brown, Jr. (Ella Fitzgerald’s son)
Keith Droste Trio
Jon Laskin Big Band featuring vocalist Johnny Macarro
Saturday, July 10th – Main Festival Day and Headline Concerts
Poncho Sanchez and His Latin Band
Trini Lopez – International Singing Star
Ella Fitzgerald Tribute featuring Herb Jeffries, Freda Payne, and Arthur Rand & the Legendary Ink Spots
Ray Brown, Jr.
Coryell Auger Sample Trio
Sunday, July 11th – Youth Jazz Festival – FREE admission
There are multiple ticket levels and packages that are sure to appeal to everyone, from General Admission to Box Suite Seats to VIP/Backstage tickets and more. Click here for the entire rundown. Or call at (951) 678-2517 to secure your seats to what is bound to be one of the most talked about musical events of the year.
Proceeds from this year’s event will go to the Temecula Valley Cultural Arts & Music Center, home of the Chuck Niles Memorial Jazz Library.