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Join us for the 1st annual NEW YORK HOT JAZZ FESTIVAL, the first of its kind in NYC! Celebrating traditional jazz with rising stars and established bands - The Festival will showcase the best talent of the Hot Jazz Renaissance sweeping the country. Hosted by Bria Skonberg and featuring live music by: • THE HOT SARDINES • BRIA SKONBERG'S HOTTER THAN SEXTET • PETER AND WILL ANDERSON QUINTET • GHOST TRAIN ORCHESTRA • THE GRAND ST STOMPERS • AVALON JAZZ BAND • MONA'S HOT FOUR • MANHATTAN SOCIETY ORCHESTRA ** watch videos from each band at http://www.nyhotjazzfest.com/performers.html Plus the NYHJF after-party, featuring: • Festival Jam Session, hosted by Gordon Au • HAIMANA GYPSY BAND with classic burlesque, and more! Antique Phonograph DJ MAC Presenting The Crank-up Experience, spinning hot-jazz on vintage Phonographs in between the sets, plus in The Red Light Phonograph tableau! New York Hot Jazz Festival Sunday, August 25, 2013 Festival: 2pm to 10pm / afterparty: 10pm to late Mehanata: 113 Ludlow St, New York, NY TICKETS (General Admission) $20 – Half Day Pass A (from 2-6pm + afterparty) $25 – Half Day Pass B (from 6-10pm + afterparty) $35 – Festival Pass (all day + afterparty) **Save $5 on any ticket if you purchase if before Aug 8th (add $5 if purchased at door) VIP PASSES (Limited Availability) Includes admission, guarantees a VIP reserved seat at a table on the balcony overlooking the performers (the best seats in the house), and admission to the after-party. $45 – Half Day VIP Pass A (from 2-6pm + afterparty) $50 – Half Day VIP Pass B (from 6-10pm + afterparty): SOLD OUT $85 – VIP Festival Pass (all day + afterparty): SOLD OUT $60 - Full Day Combo Pass (VIP 2-6pm; GA 6-10pm) Presented at Mehanata on Lower East Side, the music will span the entire breadth and scope of early jazz, from the beginnings in Storyville (the legendary red light district of old New Orleans), through the music's glorious migration to Chicago and then to Harlem - up through the Roaring '20s and the Prohibition, and into the beginning of the Swing era. The festival will conclude with an after-party: a bilevel celebration featuring HAIMANA GYPSY BAND and a Festival Jam session.
Sounds Like: Madeleine Peyroux, Pink Martini, Paris Combo, Django Reinhardt, POUM TCHACK
Bio: Beautiful things happen in Paris. The musicians in Avalon jazz band met somewhere between music schools and bohemian cafés, and decided to bring back French and American Swing Jazz. They are currently in New York, rewinding the musical clock in some of the hottest spots in the city.