The Upper Mississippi Jazz Society organizes the annual Dixieland Festival and has a great selection of performers. It runs from 12:15 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. on June 27 ‘on the green’ on the Winona State University campus.
Winona State University will have a Jazz Workshop open to middle and high school students and the students will open the Dixieland Festival at 12:30, with individual and group selections.
The Barbary Coast Dixieland Band will be on stage at 2:00, Gate City Dixieland Band at 3:45, and the Blue Ox Jazz Babies at 5:30. Back again from Eau Claire will be Jim Radloff performing ragtime piano during band set-up times. The Great River Shakespeare Festival also opens on June 27th and the GRSF ‘Concert on the Green’ will be part of Dixieland Festival. Rain location is the Science Lab Atrium.
The festival is free to the public. Food and beverage available. Please bring your own chair.
For more information at: www.winonadixieland.webs.com.