FARMINGTON – ArtsFarmington is proud to bring to Farmington the State Street Traditional Jazz Band on Saturday, Sept. 12 at 5 – 7 p.m. for an outdoor concert at Titcomb Mountain Ski Area. This will be a free live performance as a gift from ArtsFarmington to the community. Contributions will be greatly appreciated to help defray the costs of bringing this joyous music to the area. Seating is strictly limited due to state CDC guidelines, so pre-registration and reservations are required—including registration for family members and those from your social bubble with whom you plan to sit. Reservations can be made at www.ArtsFarmington.org or by calling 778-6285.
Face masks are required as is strict social distancing. Bring-in food and wine is allowed as are blankets and low-folding chairs. There will be a rain date of Sept. 13 with a notice posted on the ArtsFarmington website if needed.
The State Street Traditional Jazz Band, whose members are all from Maine, performs vintage New Orleans Jazz dating back to the authentic origins of this music at the turn of the last century. Their repertoire includes familiar early jazz songs, blues numbers, and old New Orleans spirituals. Favorites from this era include: When the Saints Go Marching In, Has anybody Seen My Gal, Saint Louis Blues, and over 150 other songs from that time period.