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The 13th annual New Smyrna Beach Jazz Festival will take place Sept. 27-29, 2013 at various beachside and mainland locations, including Flagler Avenue, Canal Street Historic District, and Third Avenue, all within The LOOP.
This year's festival is dedicated to the memory of band director Dr. George West of Stetson University, who brought his jazz ensembles to many Jazz Festivals and Images: A Festival of the Arts.
Of the 23 shows, 21 are free admission.
The two-ticketed events are the kick-off party at Traders Sports and Entertainment Pub on Friday and Jacqueline Jones' "Here's to you Billie Holiday" and the great voices of Jazz at the Brannon Center on Sunday.
Purchase tickets on Flagler Avenue at Traders, 317 Flagler Ave., Gone Bonkers, 314 Flagler Ave., Beachside Pack'n Ship, 1321 Saxon Drive, Southern Trends Home Furnishings 334 Canal St. and Brannon Center, 105 S. Riverside Drive (Jackie Jones show only).
Tickets also via PAYPAL at the festival website newsmyrnabeachjazzfestival.com
Friday, Sept. 27
Kick-off party, Traders Sports and Entertainment Pub, 317 Flagler Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m., Marc Monteson Quintet, tickets are $20 in advance, $25 the day of the event.
Kayonne Riley Downtown Quartet, 8-11 p.m., SoNapa Grill, 3406 S. Atlantic Ave.
Saturday, Sept. 28
From 10:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., there are 13 venues in the Flagler Avenue Historic District.
Spruce Creek High School 12 o'clock Jazz Band, 10:30-11 a.m., Akagana with Orlando Sanchez, noon to 3 p.m., presented by Brighthouse Networks, Toni & Joe's Patio, 309 Buenos Aires St.
Thin Film Magnetism (Stetson University faculty), 11 a.m.-2 p.m., The Cloisters, 307 Flagler Ave.
Crescent City Eagles Dixieland Band, noon-3 p.m., Coronado Community United Methodist Church, 201 S. Peninsula Ave.
Robert Harris Trio, 1-4 p.m., Barracuda's Bar & Grill, 203 S. Atlantic Ave.
Swing Trio, 1-4 p.m., Hampton Inn, 214 Flagler Ave.
Bobby Mercer and the Good Guys, 1:30-4:30 p.m., presented by Hometown News, Clancy's Cantina, 301 Flagler Ave.
Annie Sellick and the Joshua Bowlus Trio, 2-5 p.m., presented by Buddy Davenport State Farm Insurance, Flagler Tavern, 414 Flagler Ave.
William Perry on piano and Mary Cuchetti on vocals, 2:30-5:30 p.m., Gnarly Surf Bar & Grill, 114 Flagler Ave.
LaLucha, 3-6 p.m., Traders, 317 Flagler Ave.
Brian Petras Trio, 3:30-6:30 p.m., That's Amore, 103 S. Pine St.
Sybil Gage and her Catahoulas, 4-7 p.m., presented by Kim Long's Cleaning, Peanuts Restaurant and Lounge, 421 Flagler Ave.
Stetson University Jazz ensemble, under the direction of Patrick Hennessey, 6-8:30 p.m., Om Bar & Chill Lounge, 392 Flagler Ave.
The Right Stuff Band featuring vocalist Michelle Amato, 7:30-10:30 p.m., The Grille at Riverview, 101 Flagler Ave., Call (386) 428-1865 for reservations.
Ray Guiser Quarter, 7-10 p.m, Norwoods, 400 E. Second Ave.
Pan player Jonathan Scales and his Fourchestra, 7:30-10:30 p.m., PJ's Sea Shack, 491 Third Ave.
Art Walk on Flagler Avenue presented by the Gallery Group of Flagler Avenue, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 29
The festival's final day features five shows.
Ted Conner and Ron Gilotti, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Jason's Corner, 135 Canal St.
Harry Rios Trio, 1-2 p.m., New Smyrna Library, 1001 U.S. 1, presented by The Friends of The Library, Atlantic Center for the Arts and The Jazz Festival.
Cook Trio, 1:30-3:30 p.m., The Hub on Canal, 132 Canal St.
Jacqueline Jones, "Here's to you, Billie Holiday," 2:30-4:30 p.m., Brannon Center, 105 S. Riverside Drive, tickets are $15 in advance, $20 day of the event.
Larry Coryell Quartet, featuring Linda Cole, 5-7:30 p.m., presented by 1st Summit Financial and Patricia and Peter Puzzo, The Garlic, 556 E. 3rd Ave. For reservations, call (386) 424-6660.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit dnewsmyrnabeachjazzfestival.com.