22nd Dominican Republic Jazz Festival – 2018 dates
The 22nd Dominican Republic Jazz Festival, presented by FEDUJAZZ and the Ministry of Tourism, will host eight nights of free concerts in six cities recognizing music, culture and the arts. The 2018 festival show dates:
- August 24 & 25 – Punta Cana
- October 27 – Santiago
- October 28 – Santo Domingo
- November 1 – Sosúa
- November 2 – Puerto Plata
- November 3 & 4 – Cabarete
Celebrating a rich history spanning over twenty years, the Dominican Republic Jazz Festival has enjoyed participation by internationally acclaimed artists such as the prestigious GRAMMY Award winners: Esperanza Spalding, Joe Lovano, Danilo Perez, David Sánchez, Ray Barretto, Néstor Torres, Chucho Valdés, Arturo Sandoval, John Patitucci, Chuck Mangione, and Grammy Award nominee Pedro Pablo “Pedrito” Martínez.
All Dominican Republic Jazz Festival shows are free and open to the public, with VIP tickets and priority seating available for purchase. Proceeds of VIP ticket sales benefit FEDUJAZZ, the music education foundation of the Dominican Republic Jazz Festival.
FEDUJAZZ provides free music education for the youth of the Dominican Republic. Currently, there are one hundred students attending free music classes at the foundation’s center in Cabarete. Hundreds of schoolchildren from the North Coast of the Dominican Republic also attend educational music
workshops with the renowned musicians performing at the jazz festival each year.
Contact FEDUJAZZ for more details at (809) 809-571-9350, firstname.lastname@example.org.