Featured Artists

Purchase Concert Tickets:

Evening Main Stage Concerts will take place April 16 - 18, 2015, in Monfort Hall of the Union Colony Civic Center (www.ucstars.com). Concerts begin at 7:30 pm and end around 10:00 pm.

Tickets go on sale in early December, 2014 and can be obtained by contacting the Union Colony Civic Center Box Office at 800-315-2787 or online at www.ucstars.com.

Featured Artists:

Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 7:30 PM

  • Groove For Thought: The sensational group form NBC's hit show, THE SING-OFF, Groove For Thought has been blowing audiences away for over ten years. Performing classic tunes in a jazz style unlike anything you’ve ever heard, the group combines the swinging style of The Manhattan Transfer with the smooth sounds of Take 6.
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  • Soulful Jazz Vocalist Deborah Brown, with UNC's DownBeat Award-Winning big band, UNC Jazz Lab Band I.
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Friday, April 17, 2015 - 7:30 PM

  • Vanguard Jazz Orchestra: The legendary big band has gained world-wide respect for their wide-ranging repertoire and rich sound, and have been performing at the iconic Village Vanguard every Monday for the last 48 years.
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Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 7:30 PM

  • To Be Announced: Check back soon for info on our headlining artist for Saturday night at the UNC/Greeley Jazz Festival!

After Hours Performances:

On Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings following the main stage concerts, the Festival presents intimate after hours sessions at the Moxi Theater. These sessions are free, and seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All ages are welcome, and the music starts at approximately 10:15 pm each evening. The Moxi Theater is located at 802 9th Street, Suite 200, on the southwest corner of 8th Avenue and 9th Street.

Thursday, April 16, 2015: Check back soon for updated information!

2014's festival featured:

ASK with a special appearance by New York Voices tenor, Darmon Meader!

Darmon Meader (view bio),Voice

Kate Skinner (view bio), Piano, Voice
Erik Applegate (view bio), Bass
Steve Kovalcheck (view bio), Guitar

Friday, April 17, 2015

Featuring jazz septet 7 On 7:

Don Aliquo (view bio), Saxophone
Clay Jenkins (view bio), Trumpet
Paul McKee (view bio), Trombone
Steve Kovalcheck (view bio), Guitar
Dana Landry (view bio), Piano
Erik Applegate (view bio), Bass
Jim White (view bio), Drums

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Featuring jazz septet 7 On 7:

Don Aliquo (view bio), Saxophone
Clay Jenkins (view bio), Trumpet
Paul McKee (view bio), Trombone
Steve Kovalcheck (view bio), Guitar
Dana Landry (view bio), Piano
Erik Applegate (view bio), Bass
Jim White (view bio), Drums

 



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Littler UNC Jazz UNC Jazz Press City of Greeley
The New York Voices!.
New York Voices
Northern Colorado Voices. Performing Thursday, April 22, 2010.
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Gene Aitken with the Jazz Festival All-Star Big Band. Performing Saturday, April 24, 2010