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Jazz in the Valley

  • Dates: August 21, 2022
  • Location: Victor C Waryas Park
  • Address: Main Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
  • Time: 12:00 PM
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With awe-inspiring views of the Hudson River providing a breathtaking backdrop, this annual festival welcomes world-class musicians to Dutchess County for a celebration of jazz the entire family will enjoy! Featured artists include Buster Williams, Craig Harris, Regina Carter, Camille Thurman, Joaquin Pozo, Carla Cook and Michael King. Grab a bite to eat at one of the local food trucks. General seating is available in the tent, or you can bring your own chair or blanket and chill on the lawn. Waryas Park is within walking distance of the Poughkeepsie Metro-North train station. This year’s festival celebrates the 100th anniversary of the birth of the late Charles Mingus, the great American jazz double-bassist, pianist, composer and bandleader. Purchase your tickets online before Aug. 1 to receive the early-bird discount.