New jazz festival to "rock" the Midwest. The Northern Aire Jazz Festival kicks off its first of an annual event in 2002, debuting with an incredible lineup that features the Count Basie Orchestra and Nicholas Payton. June 29, 2002 will be the date for this all day, outdoor jazz festival being held at Lake Arrowhead Championship Golf Course, 12 miles south of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. The location is purposefully central to Minneapolis/St. Paul, Chicago, Milwauke, Madison, the Fox Valley, Michigan's UP and Iowa. The entire lineup at the event will be...
Count Basie Orchestra
The Nicholas Payton Quintet
Judy Roberts / Jackie Allen Quintet
River Cities Jazz Big Band
For more information, check the jazz festival website, email to Mitch Biba or call 715-423-5299.