28 July, 2010

The 2010 Samoa International Jazz and Blues Festival (12-14 November 2010)

The beautiful Island nation of Samoa will be the backdrop to this world class Jazz, Blues and Soul music festival over three days in November.  The shows will be performed over a number of venues
The artists performing at the festival will include musicians from New Zealand, Australia, England, and the United States and of course from Samoa itself.
International artists on the bill this year are renowned musicians, Robbie Macgregor  (San Fran Blues Guitar star), Billy TK Jnr (Kiwi guitar hero), Tony Painting (UK blues guitarist), Phil Broadhurst (Internationally renown Jazz pianist), LA crooner, Diana Harris and Australian  guitar legend Ian Moss just to name a few.  Twenty bands will perform over the three day festival!!
The Minister of Samoa Tourism Honorable: Misa Telefoni comments, “This event is a first for Samoa and we are proud to welcome world class musicians and guests to our island paradise for the festival.”  Major sponsors for this prestigious event are the Samoa Tourism Authority and Polynesian Blue Airlines.
Festival Director Billy Te Kahika also comments, “Samoa is the perfect place to hold a festival like this and I am excited about the musicians coming and the beautiful destination that will host our festival guests - its an amazing project!”
Tickets to the 2010 Samoa International Jazz and Blues Festival are just $120 NZD or $100 AUD.  This gives you access to the festival for the whole three days!

SOURCE: E-Travel Blackboard