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Gillioz Jazz Festival

April 5 - April 7

The Gillioz presents a weekend celebrating America’s art form – JAZZ. It’s a weekend full of the sights and sounds that celebrate the past, present, and future of jazz. Mark your calendars now and spread the word – it’s a new era for jazz in the Ozarks as the Gillioz offers up our first annual GILLIOZ JAZZ FESTIVAL – April 5-6-7!
It all begins Friday night April 5 as the Gillioz lobby becomes the Jazz Cafe’ with Smithsonian art on display featuring jazz legends, a premium bar and food truck offerings from Don Tono Mexican Food and Smore-ish Killer Desserts!
TheTHIRDFloor will be open to tour the various Resident Companies, take in more art, view screenings of SATO48 shorts and more! PLUS – tours of the historic Gillioz Theatre at 6:00 & 7:30 PM.
In the morning the Jazz Cafe’ is back for one more day! From 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM experience LIVE music from jazz bands, Smithsonian art on display featuring jazz legends, a premium bar and food truck offerings from Don Tono Mexican Food and Smore-ish Killer Desserts!
Live Music Schedule:
11:00am: Hamm/Aho/Bohrisch Trio
12:00pm: Matt Harp Trio
1:00pm: John Strickler Trio
2:00pm: Brant Jester Trio
3:00pm: Arthur Duncan Trio
Join us April 6th for a headline performance by Branford Marsalis & MOJO!
New Orleans-born Branford Marsalis is an award-winning saxophonist, band leader, featured classical soloist, and a film and Broadway composer. In the process, he has become a multi award-winning artist with three Grammys, a citation by the National Endowment for the Arts as a Jazz Master and an avatar of contemporary artistic excellence.
Now Marsalis takes the stage of the historic Gillioz Theatre as the headlining artist of the 2024 Gillioz Jazz Festival, sharing the stage with the Missouri Jazz Orchestra (MOJO). Tickets can be purchased here >> https://bit.ly/4a3pmV7
There’s a special VIP event in the Gallery at 6:30 PM that includes a private program, a plated meal and preferred seating for the Marsalis/MOJO event that follows in the theatre. VIP seating is limited. VIP tickets can be purchased here >> https://bit.ly/3Tqkjse
Finish the weekend with the whole family for a screening of the classic Wizard of Oz at 2:00 PM!
Stroll down our yellow brick road and join Dorothy with her colorful cast of characters in the epic adventure that reminds us all there is no place like home!
It’s the perfect conclusion to a weekend celebrating America’s art form – JAZZ!
Admission to the Gillioz Jazz Cafe’ and the Wizard of Oz are FREE!
Tickets for Branford Marsalis & MOJO are on sale this week!
26 Club Presale: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM Thursday, February 1
Public On Sale: 10:00 AM Friday, February 2
Tickets for the VIP event including a premium seat to the Branford Marsalis & MOJO concert as well as individual tickets to the concert are available at gillioz.org!
Schedule of Events:
April 5th
– Jazz Cafe’: 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
– TTF Open House: 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
April 6th
– Jazz Cafe’: 11:00 AM-4:00 PM
– VIP Event: 6:30 PM
– Marsalis & MOJO: 8:00 PM
April 7th
– Wizard of Oz: 2:00 PM
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