2019 Jazz & Classical Acts



Thank you to our 2019 New Year's Fest Jazz & Classical Acts, Kalamazoo loved you!

As we begin to select our 2020 performers we will update our schedule! 

Thank you for your patience.

Click the artists' names to learn more!

Location: Ladies' Library Association 

Times: 6:45 | 8:30 p.m.

Chase Griffin is a solo saxophonist, currently attending Western Michigan University. He plays recognizable pop songs and likes to play on the streets or local open mics. Singing through his saxophone is his favorite thing to do. Watch as he touches the audience  in the way he projects emotions with his music. 

Location: Ladies' Library Association 

Times: 5:45 | 7:30 | 9:15 p.m.

Hazeltree's Happy Trad Music New Year performance is a trad music ensemble of close harmonies, guitar, mountain dulcimer, mandolin, fiddle, whistle, banjo, and drum Join them as they perform traditional songs and tunes from Ireland, England, Scotland and America. 

Location: Radisson Prairies Room 

Times: 6:00 | 8:00 | 10:00 p.m.

The Keith Hall Quartet includes dynamic world-class performers, most of whom also teach at Western Michigan University. Saxophonist Andrew Rathbun, Pianist Matthew Fries, Bassist Andy Peck and Drummer Keith Hall will perform jazz standards, new original compositions and a few fun surprises!

Location: First Baptist Church

Times: 6:00 | 8:00 | 10:00 p.m.

Founded in 1966, the Western Brass Quintet is one of the most distinguished brass chamber music ensembles still active in the United States today. The ensemble has performed around the world including concert tours in Russia, Thailand, China, Sweden and Germany.

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New Year's Fest of Kalamazoo

1417 S. Burdick St.

Kalamazoo, MI 49001

Tel: (269) 388-2830

Fax: (269) 388-3083