39th Annual Tommy Gallant Jazz Festival
The 39th Annual Tommy Gallant Jazz Festival, held at Prescott Park and sponsored by the Seacoast Jazz Society in partnership with Prescott Park Arts Festival, will be Sunday, Aug. 28, 12:30 to 8 p.m., in Portsmouth. You'll be treated to an incredible line-up of six great bands who will surely entertain, inspire, and make you dance in your seats with a mix of jazz that includes Brazilian, blues, New Orleans, modern, be-bop, and traditional American jazz. The grand finale will spotlight internationally acclaimed vocalist and 2022 Grammy Nominee, Carmen Bradford, performing with the Seacoast Big Band. Leading up to that will be five truly incredible bands with of some of the greatest jazz artists today: Gray Sargent & Friends, Greg Hopkins Quintet, Rebecca Cline Trio, Soggy Po Boys, and Quartet Assante. FREE event; donation suggested. Reserve a table for four or blankets in advance!