Barbados Jazz Festival 2009

Barbados Jazz Festival 2009

16th Annual Barbados Jazz Festival Schedule.

Once again, G.M.R. International Tours has put together an excellent cast of artists for your enjoyment.

January 12th – 18th, 2009

“A True Jazz Festival”

Performance Schedule:

January 12th, 2009
Artists: Harvey Mason and Diana Jarrett
Time: 8:00pm
Venue: Sunbury Plantation House, St. Philip.
Tickets: $80.00.

Sunbury Plantation House is over 300 years old, steeped in history, featuring mahogany antiques, old prints, and a unique collection of horse-drawn carriages. This is the only great house, with all rooms available for viewing.

January 13th, 2009
Artists: David Burnett and Dwane Husbands
Time: 8:00pm
Venue: Heritage Park at the Foursquare Rum Refinery, St. Philip.
Tickets: $50.00

January 14th, 2009
Artists: James Blunt and Kite
Time: 8:00pm
Time: Garfield Sobers Complex, St. Michael.
Tickets: $150.00

January 15th, 2009
Artist: Errol Ince
Time: 8:00pm
Dinner Set: The Crane Resort & Residences, St. Philip – SOLD OUT.

The Crane Resort & Residences lounge on the spectacular powder-soft, pink sand, caressed by the rays of the Caribbean sun and fanned by gentle Trade Winds, and you will understand why The Crane Resort is regarded by those that know us as one of the most beautiful places anywhere in the world.

January 16th, 2009
Artists: Dee Dee Bridgewater, Raf Robertson, and BirdSong Academy
Time: 8:00pm
Venue: Illaro Court, St. Michael.
Tickets: $80.00 Bds.

Illaro Court is the former residence of an ex-governor general of Barbados and is now the prime minister of Barbados’s residence.

January 17th, 2009
Artists: Angie Stone, Glenn Lewis, Nexcyx
Time: 12:00 noon
Venue: Farley Hill National Park, St. Peter.
Tickets: $80.00

January 18th, 2009
Artists: Chrisette Michele, Hilario Duran, and BCC Jazz Project
Time: 1:00pm
Venue: Farley Hill National Park, St. Peter
Tickets: $80.00

One of the main highlights of this festival is the two-day open-air concert held at Farley Hill National Park with breathtaking scenery, set in the once regal Farley Hill house. The film ‘Island in the Sun’ was filmed there in 1965, sadly later on that year, the house was destroyed by fire.

Season Tickets: $470.00
All Venues (Dinner Set NOT included)

Note: All Prices are in BDS$

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