By Press Release Submitted to Published Apr 11, 2022 at 4:01 PM

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Fresh Coast Jazz Festival has announced that the event will return for its third year Aug. 26-27, at the historic Pabst Theater. The 2022 event will once again bring a line-up of world-class jazz talent to the City of Festivals along with uniquely fun events.  

The 2022 Fresh Coast Jazz Festival will feature thre acts per day on Friday, Aug. 26 and Saturday, Aug. 27. The popular Fresh Coast Cruise also returns along with the Night Caps (concert after parties with live jazz, where fans get to mingle with artists and other jazz fans) and the Online Auction.

“We are beyond excited to be bringing the Fresh Coast Jazz Festival back for a third year” said event organizer Carl Brown.  “The response from event attendees has been phenomenal.  We think the intimacy and acoustics of The Pabst Theater make it the perfect venue for live jazz.”

The 2022 festival line-up includes 18x Grammy Nominee Bob James, Platinum selling artist Najee, Alex Bugnon, Gabriela Anders, Adam Hawley and rising smooth jazz stars like; Vandell Andrew and Marcus Adams.

Tickets are on sale now.  Once again, the festival will offer several different ticket packages.  Single day concert tickets which will allow attendees to enjoy all three acts on the day of their choosing starting at just $69.50. Fans will also be able to choose from multiple two-day packages, and purchase tickets to the festival events of their choosing. All concert seating is reserved so tickets are limited.

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In addition to bringing great jazz to the City of Festivals, the Fresh Coast Jazz Festival also raises funds to provide college scholarships to underserved area youth and to support music programs in area schools.  “The Fresh Coast Jazz Festival is truly a party with a purpose because we use festival proceeds to provide college scholarships, help keep music programs in area schools and support medical research initiatives,” said Brown. 

“We want people to have a great time enjoying the fantastic, music, drinks, food, experiences and camaraderie that the Fresh Coast Jazz Festival and Milwaukee offer, and to do so knowing that they are touching lives in the process.”