Mothers day weekend is here! Don’t you think mom deserves a great Blue Ridge Mountain get-away? This Saturday, May 7th, the 2016 Blue Ridge Mountains Wine and Jazz Festival will be coming to the North Georgia Mountains!
This is a celebration of the musical, enological (science of wine and wine making), visual and culinary arts! Your, friends and family will love the top jazz bands from this region, delicious cuisine, choices in fine wine and appreciation for the arts. The weather for Saturday is predicted to be beautiful, sunny and a high of 79 degrees. Perfect to enjoy a festival and quality family time in the beauty of Blue Ridge.
The talent among the jazz musicians that will be performing at the festival is abundant! Kharisma Jazzmatic Funk was formed 7 years ago in the mountain town of Ellijay which is located 20 minutes south of Blue Ridge. Husband and wife team, Terry and Venae Ellis are two incredibly talented musicians that are passionate about jazz, R & B and funk.
4 Korners has recently released their first self titled album and have been enjoying making quality music together for 15 years. They are from the quaint town of Cartersville, Georgia and they love R & B, Jazz and Jazz Fusion. Their goal is to start a movement that inspires people to hear and feel music in a spiritual way.
Topper Fusion is another highly qualified jazz band from the Atlanta area that has been performing for nearly 30 years.
The Blake Group is originally from Philadelphia but have made the move to the good ole’ south and they are now very talented vocalists and writers from the Atlanta area.
Prepaid adult tickets are $20, ages 13 to 20 are $10 and children under 12 are free. At the door, tickets will be $25.
This event is sure to be a great time! Bring your lawn chair, blanket and tastebuds for some delicious fine wines. There will be two entrance gates at the event. You will need ID for the beer and wine. Smoking is designated in certain areas. There will be two parking areas. One that is upper level which is first come, first serve and then another that will have shuttle service. Please do not bring pets, coolers or outside food and beverages. However, please DO BRING MOM! Remember, this is her weekend!