New Bedford JazzFest hits the stage Sunday, December 3, from 2:00-6:00 pm. 24 musicians,
cash bar, and light fare for purchase. We are excited to announce our newly renovated venue,
the c.1829 Steeple Playhouse, located at 159 William Street in downtown New Bedford.
Early bird prices: GA Seating $25, Reserved Café Table Seating $45. After 11/27/23 the
prices are $35 and $55. All tickets are available at newbedfordjazzfest.com or by calling the
Your Theatre Box Office at (508) 993-0772. The festival takes place rain or shine, as it is
indoors. We are handicapped accessible and there is ample parking on the street, in the lot
adjacent to the building on South Sixth St., as well as in the Elm Street Parking Garage and
the Zeiterion Garage; all FREE on Sunday.
This year’s headliner is the Joel LaRue Smith Trio featuring Lydia Harrell on vocals. Afro-
Cuban rhythmic patterns, complex Jazz harmonies, and adroit improvisations from this
talented trio; adding the silky and powerful vocals from Lydia Harrell.
Back by popular demand is Southcoast Jazz Orchestra, a 17 piece ensemble of classic big
band sound. In addition to SJO, the fun and talented Ethan Feldman Trio will open the
This year New Bedford JazzFest is pleased to partner with local favorite lunch spot
Destination Soups, who will be providing soups and sandwiches for purchase. We will also
have the famous Dorothy Cox Chocolates for sale to sweeten the day.
Music, drink, food and fun in an amazing historic venue!
More info: www.NewBedfordJazzFest.com
For Tickets: https://nbjf11.eventbrite.com