Gainesville Jazz Festival

200 E. University Ave
Gainesville, FL 32601
ph. 352-334-5064


Jazz and Blues Artists Add Spice and Soul to the Downtown Festival & Art Show

The Annual Downtown Jazz Festival and Blues Concert are bringing a fresh batch of spice and soul to Gainesville. The music begins Friday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m. with the Downtown Blues Concert, featuring three exciting performers. Gainesville’s own Used Blues band will jump-start the festival weekend beginning at 7 p.m. JW Gilmore and the Blues Authority will follow at 8 p.m., followed by nationally acclaimed blues artist Eddie Kirkland.

On Saturday evening, the music continues as the 5th Annual Downtown Jazz Festival introduces world-renowned artists to the local music scene. At 6 p.m., Billboard World Music Award nominee, Ginetta’s Vendetta, will take the stage. The NYC trumpet-led trio of musicians features Ginetta, a triple threat dynamo who plays, sings and composes. She creates a spontaneous combustion of soul as she belts sultry vocals and plays fiery jazz on her pocket trumpet. Gainesville’s most talented smooth jazz band, Gruv Therapy will follow at 7:30 p.m. Gruv Therapy will have everyone jamming to its funky, neo-soul, jazz grooves. ...
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