[JUGGLING_GA] PIEDMONT ---INFO ON --- jazz n jugg at montreux festival
- The url is:
(its a mis-named URL, only the montreux info is there)...
LONG STORY SHORT 2PM - 10PM fri-sat-sun
I tried several times to get the schedule from the above URL (good luck)...
THE COPS DO TOW, everytime a festival is going on (so watch where you park).
I would suggest planning on paying to park, or get there early enough
SOME INFO FROM THE above URL IS COPIED BELOW:
The City of Atlanta's Bureau of Cultural Affairs is proud to
present the 13th Annual Montreux Atlanta Music
In accordance with its mission, the Bureau of
strives to provide cultural enrichment for the
citizens of Atlanta, to
encourage and nurture artists, and to support
the arts. As
Atlanta's influence has grown internationally,
the Bureau has
expanded its role to represent Atlanta, it's
and diverse cultural offerings, on the world
Each year, the Bureau produces two major music
Atlanta, the Montreux Atlanta Music Festival
and the Atlanta
Jazz Festival. Both festivals are weeklong
well-known musical legends and up-and-coming
The Montreux Atlanta Music Festival features
the best in soul,
Latin, reggae, blues, R&B, zydeco, hip-hop,
and jazz. The
Atlanta Jazz Festival prides itself in being
the country's largest
free jazz festival in the South.
an international music festival
A nine-day music festival showcasing the world's foremost
music legends and up-and-coming
performing artists. The festival has brought the best
performers in soul, Latin, reggae, blues, R&B,
zydeco, hip-hop, and jazz to Atlanta for the past 12 years.
More than 100 entertainers performing during the
Weekend Concert Series, daytime events
in various parks, and evening ticketed events at local
This year's scheduled performers include Zap Mama, Femi
Kuti, Fishbone, Hugh Masekela,
Mos Def, Indigenous, Shemekia Copeland and others
Exhibition by more than 40 specialty food purveyors and
Benefit concert at Chastain Park Amphitheatre on
Sunday, August 27th entitled "Montreux
Festival on Tour" presented by Oldsmobile Aurora and
starring legendary artists Roberta
Flack, Al Jarreau, George Duke, David Sanborn, and Joe
Sample - 6:30pm Tickets are on
sale now. Ticketmaster. To purchase pit tables, call
the Bureau of Cultural Affairs at (404)
Benefit Concert at Chastain Park Amphitheatre on
Friday, September 1st at 7:30pm
featuring Gladys Knight. Tickets are on sale now. Call
Ticketmaster. To purchase pit tables,
call the Bureau of Cultural Affairs at (404) 817-6815.
Labor Day Week, August 27th - September 4th, 2000. Weekend
performances September 2nd -4th
in Piedmont Park from 2-10p.m.
Various locations throughout the city including Piedmont
Park , Chastain Park Amphitheatre,
Centennial Olympic Park, clubs & cafes!
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Call the Festival Hotline at 404.817.6851
150,000 - 175,000
Weekend Concert Series is FREE, prices for ticketed events
>From: "LOVEuinCHAINS (bob)" <loveuinchains@...>_________________________________________________________________________
>Subject: [JUGGLING_GA] PIEDMONT PARK --- laborDay Weekend JAZZ and juggling
>Date: Mon, 28 Aug 2000 22:29:41 EDT
>LABOR DAY WEEKEND:
>On 9/2 - 9/4 there will be jazz at piedmont park (same time every year).
>Lets make it a juggling/picnic outing (like we did last time). Perhaps...
>we can vote on which day would be best for everybody (so we can have a
>at least one day). I plan to go all three days, probably towards evening
>(esp. if its hot). If I'm the only one there, I may be on roller blades,
>or hanging around looking for club passers.
>Enter at the 10'th street entrance, walk to a round cement thing. From
>this vantage point, look around. Because it will be crowded, I cannot say
>exactly where so...
>-1- EARLIER IN THE DAY: esp if its hot... look for shade.
>-2- LATER IN THE DAY: If the jazz is good (and the weather is too), the
>best place is far away from the speakers towards the back, but directly in
>front of the stage.
>I'll have the air-phone with me (770-329-1361). If you dont see me,
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