Friday-Sunday, April 21-23, 8th Annual Seabreeze Jazz Festival. Announced acts: Joyce Cooling, Russ Freeman & The Rippingtons, KEM, Brian Culbertson, Bona Fide featuring Slim Man , Jones & Company, Wayman Tisdale, Nestor Torres, Rick Braun. New location - Seascape Resort & Conference Center, Hwy. 98, just east of Destin, FL. $70 single day; $120 weekend. www.seabreezejazzfestival.com 850.267.3279.
April 28th-May 7th, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, acts announced today! To sign-up for e-mail news groups, log on to www.nojazzfest.com 504.522.4786
Saturday, May 13th, 4th Annual Fairhope Music Festival featuring Wes Jean, Rebecca Barry and jazz bands from Fairhope MS, Fairhope HS and Daphne MS; Faulkner State Campus, Fairhope. 251.938.9710 www.fairhopemusicfestival.com
Saturday, May 27th-Saturday, June 3rd, Tom Joyner's Fantastic Voyage, departing from Miami, FL., featuring Earth, Wind & Fire, Babyface, Teena Marie, Morris Day & The Time, Frankie Beverly & Maze, Michael Ward, Zapp, Kem, and Wanda Sykes. 972.980.SAIL www.blackamericaweb.com