The Northampton Arts Council is an organization whose goal is to support and promote the arts in Northampton. Originally created as a Local Arts Lottery Council, it began its work by administering a grants program in which proceeds from a state lottery are distributed to local artists, arts groups, and public schools.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Vermont Jazz Center Emerging Artists Festival

WHAT: Vermont Jazz Center Emerging Artists Festival
WHEN: November 2-3
WHERE: Vermont Jazz Center, 72 Cotton Mill Hill, Brattleboro, VT
Tickets available online here

The VJC combines its two seasonal Emerging Artist concerts into one major event this year. The festival welcomes youthful audiences and performers through inclusive presentations, attractive pricing and Q&A sessions with the artists.

Friday, Nov. 2nd
Local youth ensembles will perform in numerous downtown venues as part of Brattleboro's monthly Gallery Walk night. Collaborators include area schools, BrattRock, Youth Services, the Boys and Girls Club, 118 Elliot, Echo, The Lounge and Strolling of the Heifers.

Saturday, Nov. 3rd
A full-day of showcases at the Jazz Center with college and high school ensembles performing on our stage. Each session will be followed by commentary from a panel of professional musicians. The late afternoon will include a Q and A session/clinic with members of our guest bands. The evening will conclude with a doubleheader concert featuring two exciting, up-and-coming youthful groups: Sonic Asylum, led by pianist Arcoiris Sandoval and King Klave, led by drummer, Amaury Acosta, both are from New York City.

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