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Regional artists at Berkshire Jazz Showcase at Pittsfield Common

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Pittsfield Common
Berkshire Jazz Showcase

First Street
Pittsfield, MA
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When

Sat, August 25, 2018
1:00 pm

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Berkshires Jazz, Inc. presents five of the most popular regional bands in the first annual Berkshire Jazz Showcase, on the Pittsfield Common, Aug. 25 from 1-6pm.

On any particular weekend, and some weekdays, audiences can find dozens of locally-based world-class musicians in clubs and lounges, but rarely on a main stage. Berkshires Jazz is out to change that last part, with the City of Pittsfield’s outdoor stage as the platform.

“The performing arts represent the heart and soul of the Berkshires. And yet, despite signature jazz festivals that feature headline talent during the shoulder seasons, there is no main-stage jazz event during the high tourist season,” said Edward Bride, founder and president of Berkshires Jazz, Inc. “Compounding that absence is the fact that there has been no event that celebrate and showcases the rich variety of local talent who call the Berkshires home. That is, until now.”...

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Edward Bride uploaded this event on August 6, 2018