Venue Address (Get Directions)Lakeside Professional Building
Date and Time
Saturday, May 18th, 2013 at 7:00pm
The annual Boys and Girls Club benefit “Jazz in Bastrop presented by St. David’s Foundation” will be held Saturday, May 18 from 7 to 10 PM on the lake behind Lakeside Professional Building, 3101 Hwy. 71 East in Bastrop. This event always features some of the best jazz players in the world.
Grammy winning guitar player, Eric Johnson will be playing a set featuring his own music with his bassist Chris Maresh and drummer Wayne Salzmann. For the first time in Bastrop, the jazz swing band Swinging Strings will also be featured. Rick McRae, lead guitarist for George Strait, and sax player John Mills will be sitting in with the Swinging Strings. A Fender guitar autographed by Eric Johnson will be sold via a live auction. The winner of the auction will get their picture taken with Eric and the guitar.
Dinner is included and the food is always great. Tickets are $50 each and can be purchased online at www.frontgatetickets.com, by check at the Bastrop Chamber of Commerce office, or by contacting Anthony at the Boys and Girls Club at 512-988-9077. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held at the Bastrop High School Cafetorium.