Beginning this Friday, August nineteenth, the annual Montavilla Jazz Competition returns with in-person music performances. The three-day pageant showcases rising and established Portland jazz artists in 4 venues. Tickets are on sale now, with choose reveals live-streamed from the Portland Metro Arts stage.
Venue tickets vary from $5-35 per live performance, bought by tickettomato.com. Occasion organizers supply reductions for advance purchases, college students, and Arts for All eligible patrons. Nevertheless, lowered pricing is simply out there for some concert events. A restricted amount of day passes for Portland Metro Arts performances on Saturday and Sunday price $50-60, and all-access pageant passes can be found for $155-185. Occasion workers will stream the six concert events at Portland Metro Arts at no cost on the montavillajazz.org web site with a steered donation quantity.
As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit group, Montavilla Jazz depends on native enterprise assist, donors, and volunteers. These contributions, together with ticket gross sales and assist from different organizations, make the annual arts occasion doable. The Montavilla Jazz Competition is introduced this 12 months by OnPoint Neighborhood Credit score Union, Mr. Plywood, and The Skanner Information.
This weekend’s reveals will present a novel alternative to expertise a few of Portland’s favourite jazz musicians. This exhibition continues to develop annually, working in direction of a big celebration in 2023. A latest funding of $18,730 from the Oregon Cultural Belief will assist a substantial portion of subsequent 12 months’s occasion, together with the Montavilla Jazz Competition’s Tenth-anniversary live performance at Mt Tabor park. Collaborating on this 12 months’s concert events will assist develop the group and make sure the Tenth anniversary is a large success.
Alberta Rose Theatre is positioned at 3000 NE Alberta Road. Portland Metro Arts is at 9003 SE Stark Road. The 1905 venue is positioned at 830 N Shaver Road, and Vino Veritas Wine Bar and Bottle Store is in downtown Montavilla at 7835 SE Stark Road.
Photographs courtesy of Montavilla Jazz