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Jazz and Blues Festival

April 22, 2017 – April 23, 2017 all-day

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Click below to purchase tickets online:

Jazz and Blues Festival & Pioneer Breakfast Combo Ticket  

Jazz and Blues Festival Only Ticket (This ticket can be used for either day but not both.)

Pioneer Breakfast Ticket Only

Come out to the Tallahassee Museum for one of the region’s best two-day jazz, swing, rhythm and blues music festivals! Get up and dance, sit back and enjoy the music, or take part in fun family activities on the Big Bend Farm. Guests are welcome to bring camping chairs and blankets.  Drinks will be available at the cash bar. Come on out and enjoy one of the Tallahassee Museum’s great concerts! Ticket price INCLUDES Museum admission to all exhibits, so come early!

Start off a great weekend with good eatin’ for a good cause! Before the festival kicks off between 7 a.m. and 11 a.m. enjoy a hearty meal at our Pioneer Breakfast on the 1880’s-style farmstead. This down-home fundraiser features freshly grilled sausage, scrambled eggs, pancakes and Bradley’s Country Store grits. The Museum’s Board of Trustees will serve up heaping helpings along with coffee, juice and milk.

A huge thank you to festival organizer, Del Suggs!


Saturday, April 22
11 AM Thursday Night Music Club
12 Noon Yellow Dog Jazz Band
1 PM TCC Jazz Band
2 PM Warren Sutton and Pete Winter
3 PM Brady Clampitt
4 PM Bogazedi

Sunday, April 23
11 AM Invented Truths
12 Noon Swingin’ Harpoon Blues Band
1 PM Big Daddy & Red Hot Java
2 PM Tallahassee Swing
3 PM Jerry Thigpen Trio
4 PM ACME Rhythm & Blues


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