Smooth Jazz in the summertime in the Southern California Mountains what could be more special. Above the clouds. Early summer brings cool, clear fresh alpine air to listen to the smooth sounds of jazz on Big Bear Lake. This year the party on the water continues with a stellar line up.
Big Bear Lake JazzTrax Summer Music Festival
Final Weekend of June 2012 • June 22, 23, 24
Marina Resort LakeSide Lawn with JazzTrax Floating Stage
call ~866-872-9849 ( 866 trax tix)
FRIDAY NIGHT - Canadian Guitarist Rob Tardik on board Miss Liberty Sternwheeler
June 22 ON THE LAKE - The Friday night unplugged concert after sunset on the lake inside the Festival lawn Tent followed by JazzTrax after party at Nottingham's.
SATURDAY - Kansas City Bassist Julian Vaughn
June 23 Sax and the City Starring Paul Taylor, Marion Meadows and Jessy J, Keyboardist Brian Culbertson
Saturday Night the party continues at Nottingham's at the Robin Hood Resort till Midnight with DJ Jonathan Phillips. so fter a full day of concerts by the stars of contemporary jazz on the lake it's dancing till midnight with no cover charge
SUNDAY - Swedish Keyboardist Jonathan Fritzen
June 23 New Orleans Guitarist Jeff Golub & New Orleans Keyboardist Henry Butler
Saxophonist Mindi Abair
The Festival site itself located at the edge of the Village of Big Bear Lake. Tickets are reserved seating, open seating and general admission which means you can sit on the grass.
The festival is held on the lawn of the Marina Resort which is also one of the sponsoring hotels. Also a sponsor is the Nottingham. You can make reservations for your hotels in Big Bear online and do it early. You may prefer to get a Big Bear cabin instead, especially handy if you are staying longer than the festival. Food &Bar are available within the festival during the concerts all weekend so please do not bring your own.