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New Year's Fest of Kalamazoo

210 Farmer's Alley 

Kalamazoo, MI 49007

2019 Jazz & Classical Acts

 

 

Thank you to our 2019 jazz and classical entertainers for New Year's Fest!

As the selection process begins for the 2020 year, we will begin posting all the updated confirmed artists.

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. 

THIS IS A FAST PASS PERFORMANCE

You may reserve a spot in line for these performances, please go back to the entertainment tab and scroll down to the Fast Pass section

to make your reservation. 

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. 

THIS IS A FAST PASS PERFORMANCE

You may reserve a spot in line for these performances, please go back to the entertainment tab and scroll down to the Fast Pass section

to make your reservation. 

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.