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By Culturekiosque Staff

NEW YORK, 11 MAY 2011 — In a city that celebrates jazz twelve months of the year, June is going to be particularly rich. To mark its 30th anniversary, the iconic Blue Note Jazz Club is opening its doors throughout New York City during the month of June for the inaugural Blue Note Jazz Festival. More than 80 shows featuring many artists who have performed at the Blue Note for years will make music at this year’s largest New York jazz festival. More than 60,000 tickets are available.

The festival features a diverse group of high-profile artists including McCoy Tyner with Savion Glover, Dave Brubeck, Chris Botti, Eddie Palmieri & La Perfecta II, Christian McBride, Joe Lovano, Nancy Wilson, Bobby McFerrin, Brian Wilson, The Roots, Chaka Khan, The Roots, Roberta Flack, El Gran Combo, Bootsy Collins, Jon Hendricks, Kathleen Battle, Youssou N’Dour, Bill Frisell, Meshell Ndegeocello, Madeleine Peyroux and many more. In addition to presenting a special series of shows at the Blue Note, the club has scheduled shows at the Beacon Theatre, Town Hall, BB King Blues Club & Grill, Highline Ballroom, Terminal 5, Joe’s Pub, Mercury Lounge, Rose Hall at Lincoln Center, Le Poisson Rouge, The Lehman Center for Performing Arts, and the Katonah Museum of Art.

Ticket information and a complete schedule of events are available on the official festival website, www.BlueNoteJazzFestival.com.

The Blue Note
131 West 3rd. Street
New York, NY 10012
Tel: (1) 212 475 85 92

Headline photo: McCoy Tyner  

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