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12.14.2012 | | Posted at 11:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Another blow for local jazz lovers: One of the state's largest and most esteemed jazz festivals, the Kettle Moraine Jazz Festival is ending after 15 years. The event's sponsor announced the decision on the festival's website, citing fiscal losses in recent years. The complete letter is below:During the past 15 years, the West Bend Sunrise Rotary Club has worked hard to make the Kettle Moraine Jaz...
Friday, Sept. 7, 2012

Tonight @ Riverside Park, West Bend, 5 p.m.

Now in its 15th year, the Kettle Moraine Jazz Festival has established itself as one of the state's most prestigious jazz events, booking a wide assortment of national and global talent. This year's event is headlined by Grammy-nominated...
Friday, Sept. 9, 2011

Today @ Riverside Park, 4 p.m.

West Bend's two-day Kettle Moraine Jazz Festival in Riverside Park hosts a particularly worldly lineup this year. The Friday headliners are guitarist...
Friday, Sept. 11, 2009

Tonight @ Riverside Park, West Bend, 5:15 p.m.

Former Jefferson Starship cadet turned soft-jazz guitarist Craig Chaquico kicks off West Bend’s upscale Kettle Moraine Jazz Festival this evening, ahead of a 7:15 p.m. set from smooth jazz saxophonist Warren Hill and a 9:15 headlining performance from the contemporary jazz ensemble The Rippingtons. Saturday’s lineup veers from the smooth jazz template of Friday to feature Davina and The Vagabonds, a New Orleans-styled...
Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009

This Week in Milwaukee

Thursday, Sept. 10, Jazz in the Park w/ Chicago Afrobeat Project @ Cathedral Square Park, 6:30 p.m.All Afrobeat bands owe some debt to genre pioneer Fela Kuti, but the Chicago Afrobeat Project is particularly beholden to his legacy. The group’s recent album, (A) Move to Silent Unrest...