Joshua Redman and Emmet Cohen added to the Twin Cities Jazz Festival lineup

The 19th annual Twin Cities Jazz Festival is stacked with a stellar music lineup, as saxophonist Joshua Redman and pianist Emmet Cohen are added to the bill. Redman and Cohen will join the bill that includes pianist McCoy Tyner, Grammy Award-winning trumpeter Terence Blanchard, Anat Cohen with Choro Aventuroso, and Minnesota-native Bobby Lyle, according to a … [ Read more]

Big names bring the blues to 2016 Lowertown Blues Festival

Now in its third year, the Lowertown Blues Festival returns to Mears Park on Saturday, July 23, for the Twin Cities’ largest, free blues festival. This year’s main-stage lineup includes some of the biggest names in blues and soul music: Booker T. Jones Bernard Allison Group Corey Stevens Lil’ Ed & the Blues Imperials The … [ Read more]

Grammy Winner Diane Reeves and Branford Marsalis to Headline Twin Cities Jazz Festival 2014

By Brian Kaufenberg Summer may be months away, but the Twin Cities Jazz Festival is giving jazz enthusiasts and winter-weary Minnesotans reason to rejoice today. The 16th Annual Twin Cities Jazz Festival, held in Lowertown St. Paul’s Mears Park, announced that Grammy Award winning vocalist Diane Reeves and NEA Jazz Master Branford Marsalis from the … [ Read more]