VENTURA MUSIC FESTIVAL
July 13-16, 21-23, 2017.
All information is tentative and should be verified.

For information, or tickets, call (805)648-3146.

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Thursday July 13 - 7:30 p.m.
John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band - Tickets from $20. to $40.
Olivas Adobe, 4200 Olivas Park Drive, Ventura

The Festival opens under the stars at the historic Olivas Adobe with incomparable songwriting and harmony vocals by "the best string players in the world" as "guitarists guitarist" John Jorgenson is joined by fellow music legends Herb Pedersen, Mark Fain and Patrick Sauber. American roots music at its finest.

Friday July 14 - 3:00 p.m.
Tea and Trumpets - Tickets $80.
Pierpont Inn, 550 San Jon Road, Ventura

Enjoy the legendary Inn's splendid four-course English tea with the quintet's hallmark wit, humor and fanfare.

Friday July 14 - 8:00 p.m.
Roger Kellaway, "a giant of jazz piano" - Tickets from $30. to $50.
Ventura College Performing Arts Center, 4700 Loma Vista Road, Ventura

This master pianist, who's worked with Ellington, Yo-Yo Ma and Joni Mitchell, is a protean composer and his festival program includes an adaptation of the landmark multimedia portrait of democracy, Visions of America, featuring jazz singer-violinist Calabria Foti

Saturday July 15 - 8:00 p.m.
Anderson & Roe Piano Duo - "The most dynamic piano duo of this generation." - Tickets from $30. to $50.
Ventura College Performing Arts Center, 4700 Loma Vista Road, Ventura

Last year's Festival sensation returns with another transcendental program featuring Beethoven, Leonard Bernstein, Paul Schoenfield's Boogie and several surprises.

Sunday July 16 - 7:00 p.m.
Nuvi Mehta & Friends, "An evening of great American classical music" - Tickets from $30. to $50.
Ventura College Performing Arts Center, 4700 Loma Vista Road, Ventura

Ventura Music Festival's Artistic Director gathers his virtuosi friends for a memorable classical program of Barber, Copland and Ojai-based composer John Biggs who will celebrate his 85th birthday at the Festival.

Friday July 21 - 3:00 p.m.
Tea and Trumpets - Tickets $80.
Pierpont Inn, 550 San Jon Road, Ventura

Enjoy the legendary Inn's splendid four-course English tea with the quintet's hallmark wit, humor and fanfare.

Friday July 21 - 8:00 p.m.
Perla Batalla, in tribute to her great friend, Leonard Cohen. - Tickets from $30. to $50.
Ventura College Performing Arts Center, 4700 Loma Vista Road, Ventura

This extraordinary Grammy-nominated vocalist brings her singular style to the visionary music of legendary poet, songwriter and artist Leonard Cohen for a memory-making concert honoring one of the greats.

Saturday July 22 - 8:00 p.m.
Simply Three, "a fresh genesis for string playing" - Tickets $30. to $50.
Ventura College Performing Arts Center, 4700 Loma Vista Road, Ventura

This bass/cello/violin trio has reshaped chamber music, genre-hopping from Puccini, Gershwin and original works to Adele, Coldplay and Michael Jackson.

Sunday July 23 - 7:00 p.m.
Michael Feinstein, "Stories and Songs from the Great American Songbook". - Tickets from $25. to $75.
Oxnard Performing Arts Center, 800 Hobson Way, Oxnard

This Grammy-nominated singer, pianist and educator has become a PBS star with his Great American Songbook series, dazzling world stages as an unparalleled interpreter of American music from saloon singers and Broadway hits to Berlin, Ellington, Gershwin, Sinatra and more. Called a "national treasure," Feinstein is an all-star force in American music today.



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