The Dominican Republic Jazz Festival will celebrate its 18th year (November 6 – 9, 2014) with four nights of free concerts in the touristic towns of Puerto Plata, Sosua and Cabarete, on the North Coast of the island.
Presented by the Dominican Ministry of Tourism, the Dominican Republic Jazz Festival is a renowned, annual cultural event that brings Jazz to a diverse crowd of music lovers, comprised of local residents and tourists alike. Over 10,000 music enthusiasts attend this phenomenal jazz festival.
The festival also brings music education to the region through its affiliation with FEDUJAZZ, a non-profit organization that conducts musical workshops for youth. Motivating and developing young artistic talent, FEDUJAZZ has partnered with local organizations such as Sosua City Council to further assist in the education of Dominican children, using Jazz as the teaching platform.
The Dominican Republic Jazz Festival is known for its legendary performers and seaside locale with its mix of tropical climate, Caribbean culture and a Latin take on the international jazz scene. The festival is free, but VIP Tickets are available, enabling priority seating, complimentary beverages, and other festival perks with proceeds benefiting the music foundation FEDUJAZZ.
Visit the Dominican Jazz Festival for more information.