EDGEFEST 2019: OUT WEST
OCTOBER 16 - 19
Founded in 1997, Edgefest is an award-winning annual avant-garde jazz and creative new music festival with a unifying purpose: to explore new music created by today’s composers and performers from the United States and beyond. Edgefest began as a singleday event and is now a major 4 day festival that includes collaborations and educational outreach.
EDGEPASSES AND DAYPASSES
EDGEHEAD Edgepass Tier 1 $320
$150 of the total cost is a tax deductible donation in your name to the Kerrytown Concert House. Includes a premium reserved seat (rows 1-2) for all Edgefest events and admission to the opening VIP dinner party at Fustini's.
EDGEHEAD Edgepass Tier 2 $270
$100 of the total cost is a tax deductible donation in your name to the Kerrytown Concert House. Includes a premium reserved seat (rows 3-5) for all Edgefest events and admission to the opening VIP dinner party at Fustini's.
General Admission Edgepass $170
A $245 value package for just $170! Includes admission to all Edgefest events and the opening VIP dinner party at Fustini's. Does not include reserved seating.
Wednesday Daypass $40-$65
Includes admission to all Wednesday Edgefest events. Option to add admission to the opening VIP dinner party at Fustini's for $25
Thursday Daypass $45
Includes admission to all Thursday Edgefest events
Friday Daypass $50
Includes admission to all Friday Edgefest events
Saturday Daypass $55
Includes admission to all Saturday Edgefest events
You may pay by credit card over the phone, by mailing a check to 415 N. 4th Ave. Ann Arbor, MI 48104, or pay at the door
Myra Melford Combo $20
Includes the Melford/Golia/Bruckmann Trio and Melford with the UM Creative Arts Orchestra
Grand Finale Evening $20
Includes the ROVA Saxophone Quartet and Vinny Golia leading the finale Edgefest ensemble
All Other Performances $15
For ALL ticketed performances
Edgefest Parade Free
Other "Fringe at the Edge" events also free
Single tickets will be on sale in September! Keep an eye on this space for ticketing links.
To make a reservation, call the Microtel Reservations Desk at (734) 997-9100 and be sure to mention that you are an Edgefest patron!
LINE UP AND SPONSORS
6:00 PM | Lucian Ban and Alex Harding Duo
DARK BLUE by Alex Harding and Lucian Ban released May 17th on Sunnyside Records
7:00 PM | Michael Marcus Quartet
Sponsored by Marc Andren and Christine Reardon
8:00 PM | Opening VIP dinner party @ Fustini’s for all Edgepass holders, artists, and sponsors
9:00 PM | Oluyemi Thomas’ Positive Knowledge
All Thursday events are held at Blue Llama Jazz Club
- Ken Filiano, bass
- James Ilgenfritz, bass
- Piotr Michalowski, bass clarinet, contrabass clarinet, and soprano saxophone
- Sara Schoenbeck, bassoon
7:00 PM | William Hooker – Remembrance
Sponsored by Alan Feller
8:00 PM | Myra Melford Trio and Myra with UM Creative Arts Orchestra
7:00 PM | Andrew Bishop’s New and Used
8:00 PM | Cycle of Restoration
- Wayne Horvitz, piano, amplified piano, live processing, Wurlitzer electric piano, Hammond B-3, Nord lead, TX-7 mellotron
- Sara Schoenbeck, bassoon
- Geoff Harper, contrabass
- Eric Eagle, drums & percussion
10:00 PM | Bobby Bradford and Vinny Golia Quartet
Sponsored by Mike Resil
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!
12:00 PM | Edgefest Parade
Scarlett Middle School band students (Caroline Fitzgerald, Band Director) plus Edgefest artists and community members participate in this raucous and exciting moment in the Kerrytown downtown/Farmers’ Market area.
2:00 PM | Tad Weed Tribute
Sponsored by Niraj Ganatra, Nimish Ganatra and Bonnie Patterson
3:00 PM | Lisa Mezzacappa Six: Cosmicomics
- Aaron Bennett, tenor saxophone
- John Finkbeiner, electric guitar
- Mark Clifford, vibraphone
- Tim Perkis, electronics
- Lisa Mezzacappa, bass
- TBA, drums
4:00 PM | Thompson/Filiano/Cooper-Moore Trio
Sponsored by Luis Torregrosa
at Bethlehem United Church of Christ
- ROVA Saxophone Quartet
Sponsored by Frank Rubolino
- Bruce Ackley, soprano saxophone
- Steve Adams, alto saxophone
- Larry Ochs, tenor saxophone
- Jon Raskin, baritone saxophone
- Vinny Golia leads large ensemble in performance of his compositions created for Edgefest 2019.
Sponsored by Keith Martin
UMS Creative Arts Orchestra Students
Lisa Mezzacappa Sextet
and more TBA!