World-class Jazz & Blues on the slopes of Volcan Baru
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Festival Program (subject to change)
The official program booklet is now available for downloads here:
Tuesday, February 03:
3:30pm – 6pm Opening of the „Art of Music“ show complementing the Boquete Jazz&Blues Festival, with an opening show of excerpts of "Grease" performed by students of the Academia Internacional de Boquete, at the Boquete Library. The art show will run for two more weeks after the festival.
6pm Fedora Club VIP Gala party at the Valle del Rio hotel, Boquete with live music by
Caesar Sherrard and the Fantazy Jazzband. For Fedora Club members only.
Wednesday, February 04:
12pm - 1:30pm Boquete goes New Orleans!
Our traditional street parade in the streets of Boquete, costumes, beads and
Meet, set-up and face painting in the BCP parking lot at 10:30am, then march
round the block through central Boquete towards the Panamonte hotel
1:30pm - 5:00pm Garden party with live Latin Jazz by Malamanya at the Panamonte
Admission $10, at the door. Free for Fedora Club members.
8pm - ??? Allstar Jam session at Mike's Global Grill with Andy Egert & Boquete Blues band
Thursday, February 05:
2:30pm - 4pm New addition! Free concert in the Boquete Central Park with Gary Whiting &
the Boqats, and the Adam Reach band.
5:00pm - 7:00pm Double feature show with Leon Blue (piano blues) and John Carney (Spanish guitar) at the BCP (community theater) Admission $15
This show has sold out!
8pm - ???? Allstar Jam session at Baru restaurant, co-hosted by Andy Egert&B3, Leon Blue and Deanna Bogart. Admission $15, at the door. Free for Fedora Club members.
Friday, February 06:
3pm - 6pm Open mic community jam at Baru restaurant. Bring your instrument and jam with the pros!
8pm - ??? All star jam session co-hosted by Shakura S'Aida and Li'l Ed & The Blues Imperials at the Sabor restaurant, Valle Escondido
Admission $15, at the door. Free for Fedora Club members.
Saturday, February 07:
12pm - 6pm: Open air festival at the beautiful amphitheater in Valle Escondido. Doors open at 11am.
12:00pm – 1pm John Carney’s Gato Maximo
1:30pm – 2:30pm Deanna Bogart Band
3:00pm – 4:00pm Yelba&Latin Fire
4:30pm – 5:30pm Shakura S’Aida
8pm - ??? All star jam session at The Rock restaurant, co-hosted by Yelba&Latin Fire and Malamanya. Admission $15, at the door. Free for Fedora Club members.
Sunday, February 08:
12pm - 6pm: Open air festival at the beautiful amphitheater in Valle Escondido. Doors open at 11 am
12:00pm - 1pm Rigoberto Coba Big Band
1:30pm - 2:30pm Andy Egert, Leon Blue & The Boquete Blues Band
3:00pm - 4:00pm Li'l Ed & The Blues Imperials
4:30pm - 5:30pm Malamanya
8pm - ??? Blow-out jam session with Andy Egert & friends at Mike's Global Grill. Admission $10
at the door.
On both days of the festival weekend a shuttle bus will be running between the Boquete Central Park and Valle Escondido from 9:30am - 12:30pm and 5pm - 7:00pm each day. Fee per trip is one dollar only!
The full program is available for download and printing out here. Please keep in mind that it's still preliminary and maybe subject to change. Check back frequently to this site or sign up to our newsletter to stay in the loop!