Detroit Jazz Fest streaming live this weekend
Thursday 02 September 2010
This weekend, the 31st annual Detroit International Jazz Festival, September 3-6, will offer music fans around the world a chance to watch the event online through live streaming online.
With more than 750,000 attendees, including 23 percent arriving from outside the Detroit area, the festival organizers will now share the event with millions more, streaming live from stages located along a stretch from the riverfront to Campus Martius Park downtown.
Headline performances include Branford Marsalis, Roy Haynes, Maria Schneider, Terence Blanchard, Allen Toussaint, Yellowjackets, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, and Kurt Elling Quintet with Ernie Watts.
Fans will be able to view live concerts, taped concerts, interviews and behind-the-scenes footage on Jazz Planet TV at the largest free jazz event: http://www.livestream.com/jazzplanettv
The mission of the streaming event is to showcase Detroit as a center of American music and bring jazz music to a mainstream audience by showcasing the musicians.
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