Presenting Sponsors








The 2013 MVJF is presented by Adagio Entertainments; in conjunction with The Greater Merrimack Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau and The Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism.

About The Event

Saturday September 21, 2013
Boarding House Park
40 French St. Lowell, MA 01852

General seating on a first come/first serve basis.

Please bring your own chairs!

Sitting on towels or blankets will NOT be permitted in the main festival area. There will be a section where towel/blankets are allowed. (**Please Note: This is an obstructed view area**).

Handicapped accessible seating area and facilities are available on the festival grounds.

No carry-in food, beverages or COOLERS allowed beyond entry gate (exception: bottled water). Food and beverages available on site.

No dogs are allowed on the festival grounds.

Parking is available in the Downes Garage located adjacent to the grounds. There are many additional parking facilities throughout downtown Lowell, which are all within a short walk to the event. On street parking is also available.

MVJF Merchandise and guest performer CDís, etc, will be available in the Festival Tent on the day of the event. To purchase MVJF merchandise now : CLICK HERE

**In case of inclement weather: the Event will be held at the C.W. Irish Auditorium across the street from Boarding House Park.**



Please consider bringing a non-perishable food item with you to the festival!

Food donations will be collected for the Merrimack Valley Food Bank, which provides food for thousands of families in the region through a network of member food pantries, shelters and meal programs.

Merrimack Valley Food Bank representatives will be at the Merrimack Valley Jazz Festival to collect the food that will in turn be given to individuals in our communities!

Suggested Items: Tuna, Peanut Butter, Rice & Pasta.

The MVFB Thanks YOU and The MVJF for your support.




Photo Credit: Jim Higgins

DIRECTIONS:


By Mass Transit:
Check the Lowell Regional Transit Authority website, www.lrta.com, for links to regional MBTA Commuter Rail Route schedules and for local bus services.

For local bus schedules: www.lrta.com/fixedroute.html

For the "Lowell Line" commuter rail schedule: www.mbta.com/schedules_and_maps/rail/lines/?route=LOWELL

The Downtown Circulator bus runs to and from the Kennedy Bus Center at the Gallagher Terminal Transportation Center. Get off at the Merrimack and John Street stop and walk two blocks down John Street to Boarding House Park.

By Car:
From Route 495
  • Take exit 35c to the Lowell Connector
  • Follow the Lowell Connector to its end
  • Turn left onto Gorham St. and continue on Central St.
  • Turn left onto Merrimack St.
  • Take an immediate right onto John St.
  • Go two blocks to the John St. Parking Garage on the right
  • Walk across French St. to the park

From Route 3
  • Take exit 30 to the Lowell Connector
  • Follow the Lowell Connector to its end
  • Turn left onto Merrimack St.
  • Take an immediate right onto John St.
  • Go two blocks to the John St. Parking Garage on the right
  • Walk across French St. to the park

Map: (Click Image to Enlarge)




Featured Performers

UMass Lowell Faculty Jazz Ensemble
Sponsored by: TBA


The Greg Hopkins Jazz Orchestra
Sponsored by: TBA


The Amanda Carr Quintet
Sponsored by: TBA


Adagio BIG Band
Sponsored by: TBA


Henri Smith New Orleans Friends and Flavours
Sponsored by: TBA



 


Funded by the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism

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