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Eleventh Annual OSPAC Jazz and Brew Fest to be Held Sept. 20 in West Orange

Susan Anderson

Friday, August 29, 2014 • 5:54pm

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The 11th Annual OSPAC Jazz and Brew Festival will be held Saturday, September 20, from 1:00 - 8:00 pm and the lineup will include:

The lineup for the 11th Annual OSPAC Jazz & Brew Fest has just been announced. It includes:

  • Bill Charlap Solo Piano
  • The Hendrik Meurkens Samba Jazz Quartet
  • The Bob DeVos Organ Quartet
  • Billy Drummond's "Freedom of Ideas"
  • The Nat Adderley, Jr. Quartet
  • The Dave Stryker Organ Quartet

The Jazz House Kids will open the all day festival at the Oskar Schindler Performing Arts Center (OSPAC) amphitheater nestled on a mountain ridge next to Crystal Lake in West Orange, New Jersey.

"These musicians perform nationally and internationally but many make their homes here in West Orange," said Susan Anderson, executive producer. "They are bringing in top musicians as part of their groups including Orrin Evans, Steve Nelson, Tim Ries, Adriano Santos, Vincent Herring, and Francois Moutin."

There will also be a beer garden that will be located lakeside and will feature a variety of ales including an Oktoberfest flavor. Proper ID is required.

Grounds open at noon and the music runs from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for seniors and children and can be purchased in advance at brownpapertickets.com or at the venue day of show. Children under 5 are free.

Bring blankets and lawn chairs and prepare to be entertained by this great line up of jazz musicians. Rain Date, Sunday, Sept. 21.

The OSPAC Amphitheater is located at 4 Boland Drive in West Orange, NJ. For more information call 973-669-7385 or visit www.ospac.org. Ample parking, handicapped accessible. See website for artist performance times.

 

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