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Musicana Wagga Wagga Announces Fabulous Artists for November Festival
Musicana - Wagga Wagga, incorporating The Wagga Jazz & Blues Festival is very proud to be delivering some of the finest musical talent from around Australia at the November weekend of the 8th, 9th & 10th. This is the very first Musicana Festival for the region, although the Wagga Jazz & Blues Festival will this year be celebrating its 19th year. Feature artists to play at the Wagga Commercial Club or Ã¢ï¿½ï¿½Hot House of JazzÃ¢ï¿½ï¿½, as it will be known come festival time, are: Ã¢ï¿½Â¢ The Janet Seidel Trio Ã¢ï¿½Â¢ Shiraz, young hot band from Melbourne Ã¢ï¿½Â¢ The Geoff Power Band, with special guest Paul Furniss Ã¢ï¿½Â¢ Psyco Zydeco, crowd favourites from Sydney Ã¢ï¿½Â¢ Wizard & Oz Ã¢ï¿½Â¢ Aust. Air Force Jazz Band, from Laverton Victoria Ã¢ï¿½Â¢ Australian Army Band Kapooka in Concert, featuring Jamie Way & Cathy Wall Ã¢ï¿½Â¢ Other local and interstate bands include The Highlanders Jazz Band, Watermelon Jazz Band, Two States Jazz Band, Sydney Smooth Jazz, MikeÃ¢ï¿½ï¿½s Mainstreamers, Swing Dynasty, Blue Tango, Dr Jazz and more! Feature artists who will play at The Home Hotel or Ã¢ï¿½ï¿½House of GroovesÃ¢ï¿½ï¿½ are: Ã¢ï¿½Â¢ Wards Express, featuring bluesman Ross Ward from Sydney Ã¢ï¿½Â¢ Killer Joe, from Sydney Ã¢ï¿½Â¢ Psyco Zydeco, will also play the House of Grooves Ã¢ï¿½Â¢ Wizard & Oz, will also play the House of Grooves Ã¢ï¿½Â¢ Other bands to play The House of Grooves include Clint Crighton Band, 13 Wins, Switch to Whisky, Katz, Luca, Isaiah B brunt, Dane Kennedy and more!
Other events include: Ã¢ï¿½Â¢ Battle Of Musicana Ã¢ï¿½ï¿½ Band Comp at the Saloon Bar featuring Special guests Bootleg Rascal Ã¢ï¿½Â¢ Musicana Folk Fest. Ã¢ï¿½ï¿½ Venue TBA Ã¢ï¿½Â¢ DJÃ¢ï¿½ï¿½s In Da House Ã¢ï¿½ï¿½ At Romanos, featuring DJ Comp Ã¢ï¿½Â¢ Aust. Army Band Kapooka in Concert featuring Jamie Way & Cathy Wall, Friday evening at Commercial Club Ã¢ï¿½Â¢ Saturday Outdoor Community Concert featuring The Aust. Air Force Band and others Ã¢ï¿½Â¢ Musicana Street Parade Ã¢ï¿½ï¿½ Fitzmaurice St , Saturday morning Ã¢ï¿½Â¢ Tickets can be purchased online at www.waggajazz.org.au . Weekend passes and session passes are also available at The Wagga Visitors Centre. Also, check out www.musicanawagga.com.au for more information. Adult $110 Adult Earlybird (closes 31st October 2013) $90 Pensioners and seniors and students (with ID) $100 Pensioners and seniors and students (with ID) Earlybird (closes 31st October 2013) $80 Children 13 - 17 years (with adult). No Earlybird option available for this pass. $30 Children 12 years & under (with adult) Free A Weekend Pass is obtainable at the Festival Office at the Visitors SESSIONS Session Passes Street Parade Free! Adult (no concessions) $30 Children 13 - 17 years (with adult) $10 Children 12 years & under (with adult) Free There are 4 sessions throughout the festival, where the above session prices apply: For more information please call Roger Ansell on 0419602149
The Gospel service will be at the Ampitheater near the lagoon 10.30am Sunday with the Geoff Power Band
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