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The first annual Nor-Cal Jazz Festival was held April 26-27, 2014 at Old City Hall in Redding, CA and at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.'s Big Room in Chico, CA. 

The mission of the Nor –Cal Jazz Festival is to promote all facets of Jazz Music throughout the Northern California Region creating greater visibility for both the music and performers and to support youth jazz programs. 

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Nor-Cal Jazz 2017

April 28 - We are proud to bring 'Bogg' to the POPS Performing Arts Center in historic Dunsmuir. These young guns from Chico are sure to get the town talking as they bring an innovative style of Funk, Fusion and Jazz to the intimate setting at POPS. 

Formed in the summer of 2012, 'Bogg' has 5 albums under their belt. Collectively, Bogg's members have performed and recorded on over 20 albums with upwards of 25 bands throughout the North State. Bogg and its members have also received assorted local accolades including best jazz act twice, best bassist, best keyboardist, and best horn player.

Bogg is Josh Hegg on Keyboard, Madison DeSantis on Drums, Gavin Fitzgerald on Bass, Matthew Weiner on Violin and Ethan Swett on Guitar. Check them out here.

Tickets for 'Bogg' in Dunsmuir are available in Mt. Shasta at 'Soul Connections', in Dunsmuir at 'True Value Hardware' and at 'The Music Connection' in Redding. 

 

April 30 - Nor-Cal Jazz returns to the Sierra Nevada "Big Room" for a fantastic show with local Blues Legend "Lazy Lester". His 1958 hit "Sugar Coated Love' launched Lester to become a true national treasure and is featured in Martin Scorsese film "The Blues', in 2003. Check out "Sugar Coated Love - 1958 click here. 

And from Oakland, Bassist Kurt Ribak and his Quartet.  Kurt is fresh off his latest album " I Got One More' which is getting airplay on jazz stations across the country. Kurt says what he's trying for in his music  is ;"Mingus meets The Meters". Performing in clubs and festival throughout California, his visit to Chico is sure to be a memorable night in hot jazz. Check out some of Kurt's music here.  

Doors for the "Big Room" event are at 6 with a buffet available, show at 7:30. Tickets are $18.00 for the seated general admission show and available at the Sierra Nevada Gift Shop and by clicking here

 

July 22 - Nor-Cal Jazz returns to historic Weaverville, CA for another wonderful afternoon in beautiful "Lee Fong Park". This year's festival features the high energy sound of "Bogg", vocal duo "Allison Scull and Victor Martin"  and the BIG sound of "The Delbert Bump Hammond B-3 Trio". Doors at 4pm, show at 4:30. There will be food booths, arts and craft vendors, wine tasting, beer booth and more. Bring a lawn chair/ blanket and come relax under the apple trees at this scenic historic Park and enjoy some the North States finest Jazz musicians. check out the bands by clicking their names: Bogg,  Allison Scull & Victor Martin and The Delbert Bump Organ Trio.

September 23 - We are thrilled to announce the return of clarinet and saxophone virtuoso's Will and Peter Anderson. Joining Will and Peter will be  guitarist Alex Wintz. The boys will playing at the 23rd Annual Oroville Salmon Festival. 

Joining these virtuoso Saxophone and Clarinet players is Alex Wintz on Guitar. This is not to be missed. These identical twins will 'blow' the room away with there beautiful melody and skills. This is one of those nights to bring young people to, and see what America's Music is all about.  Check these guys out here

Stay tuned for more events to be added and make sure you "like" our facebook page  click here to stay informed with the latest developments. 

Go to our tickets tab and 2017 Musicians for complete information. 

 

 

Bogg, performing April 28 in Dunsmuir @ POPS and July 22 in Weaverville at Lee Fong Park

Bogg, performing April 28 in Dunsmuir @ POPS and July 22 in Weaverville at Lee Fong Park

Lazy Lester, Sierra Nevada 'Big Room', Sunday April 30

Lazy Lester, Sierra Nevada 'Big Room', Sunday April 30

Kurt Ribak, April 30, Sierra Nevada "Big Room" 

Kurt Ribak, April 30, Sierra Nevada "Big Room" 

Kezirah, Chico Women's Club, Friday, March 10

Kezirah, Chico Women's Club, Friday, March 10

The Usual Suspects in Redding, Sunday,  March 26

The Usual Suspects in Redding, Sunday,  March 26

BOGG 7/22 Weaverville, CA

BOGG 7/22 Weaverville, CA

Allison Scull & Victor Martin 7/22 Weaverville, CA

Allison Scull & Victor Martin 7/22 Weaverville, CA

The Delbert Bump Hammond B - 3 Trio 7/22 Weaverville, CA

The Delbert Bump Hammond B - 3 Trio 7/22 Weaverville, CA

Will and Peter Anderson, Saturday, September 23 Oroville Salmon Festival  

Will and Peter Anderson, Saturday, September 23 Oroville Salmon Festival  

Old City Hall Redding, California

Old City Hall Redding, California

The Steinway at the Chico Women's Club

The Steinway at the Chico Women's Club

Lee Fong Park, Weaverville, CA

Lee Fong Park, Weaverville, CA

              2017 Events 3/10 - Chico Women's Club, Ebony & Ivory concert w/ kezirah, jim schmidt, Greg D'Augelli, Sid Walker & Kimoki Bunting. 4/26/ - Pilgrim Church, Redding, The usual Suspects 4/30 - sierra nevada big room w/ blues legend, "lazy lester' and TBA.  7/22 - Weaverville, tba, save the date 9/23 - Orville salmon festival, will and peter anderson. More dates coming soon...                  CELEBRATING                        "AMERICA's MUSIC, jazz" The Nor-Cal Jazz Festival is a regional event  being held this year in Redding, Chico,  weaverville  and dunsmuir. We are also very excited about returning to beautiful lee fong park in historic weaverville for another great summer event and of COURSE our shasta county home, old city hall in downtown redding.  look for more events as the year goes on and please visit us on facebook and give us a 'like'.  a regional approach to promoting ‘America’s Music’,  Jazz. 

              2017 Events

3/10 - Chico Women's Club, Ebony & Ivory concert w/ kezirah, jim schmidt, Greg D'Augelli, Sid Walker & Kimoki Bunting.

4/26/ - Pilgrim Church, Redding, The usual Suspects

4/30 - sierra nevada big room w/ blues legend, "lazy lester' and TBA. 

7/22 - Weaverville, tba, save the date

9/23 - Orville salmon festival, will and peter anderson.

More dates coming soon... 

 

 

            CELEBRATING                        "AMERICA's MUSIC, jazz"

The Nor-Cal Jazz Festival is a regional event  being held this year in Redding, Chico,  weaverville  and dunsmuir.

We are also very excited about returning to beautiful lee fong park in historic weaverville for another great summer event and of COURSE our shasta county home, old city hall in downtown redding. 

look for more events as the year goes on and please visit us on facebook and give us a 'like'. 

a regional approach to promoting ‘America’s Music’,  Jazz. 

Big Room Chico, California

Big Room Chico, California

Laxson Auditorium on the CSU Chico campus

Laxson Auditorium on the CSU Chico campus

POPS Performing Arts & Cultural Center, Dunsmuir, CA

POPS Performing Arts & Cultural Center, Dunsmuir, CA