Jazz at Ford House
Friday, August 23, 2013 at 7:30 PM (EDT)
Grosse Pointe Shores, MI
Advanced Ticket Sales have ended. Tickets will be available on site beginning at 5:00 for $20 per person.
The Detroit Jazz Festival "Imported from Detroit"` and the Edsel & Eleanor Ford
House are partnering for a night of musical inspiration featuring three Well-known
Detroit-bred Divas backed by the Jazz Festival's All-Star Big Band. Joiníng the
Detroit Divas will be the female winner from the 2013 Youth Vocalist Competition;
together they will enchant you with their musical talent and jazz selections.
Hosted at the historic Ford House, you will enjoy the lake and breath-taking gardens,
an elegant setting that will carry you back to the 305 and 405 when Edsel & Eleanor
entertained friends such as Tommy Dorsey and Frank Sinatra. lt will be an evening
like none other.
Grounds open at 6 p.m. Concert starts at 7:30 p.m.
About the Detroit Jazz Festival
The Detroit Jazz Festival presented by Chrysler is an independent, non-profit organization that presents jazz and educational workshops throughout the year. Recently voted number two in North America in a JazzTimes reader’s poll, the Detroit Jazz Festival is the largest free jazz festival in the world and a major tourist attraction for the City of Detroit, with 23 percent of its audience coming from out of state.
The festival receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts; the Erb Family Foundation; Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs; the SAP REFX Expert LLC and DE FRANCE DE TERSANT Trust; and the Kresge Foundation. Major corporate partners include Chrysler, JPMorgan Chase, Opportunity Detroit, Carhartt and Mack Avenue Records. Additional partners include Absopure, Amtech International, Andiamo, Art Van Furniture, Bingham Legal Group, Charity Motors, Cliff Bells, Comcast, Detroit Marriott, Dickinson Wright, Dirty Dog Jazz Café, Domino’s, Fathead, Great Lakes Beverage, McDonalds, Meridian Health Plan, MGM Grand Detroit, MotorCity Casino Hotel, Panasonic, Pepsi Beverages Company, Plante Moran, PNC Foundation, St. John Providence Health System, Wakefield, Sutherland and Lubera, PLC; DownBeat, Hour Detroit, JazzTimes, MetroTimes and Fox 2. The Festival’s Greening Program, now entering Phase IV, is supported by a generous grant from the DTE Energy Foundation. For more information visit www.detroitjazzfest.com.
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