The next show of the Arts Council
of Greater Palatka’s High Life Jazz concert series is Thursday, September 15th
at 7 PM. The High Life Jazz venue is a quaint dim-light event held in the
beautiful main room of the Larimer Arts Center, 216 Reid Street in Palatka. The
Arts Council brings in extraordinary talent together with fancy hors d'oeuvres
and fun beverages for an adult night of jazz, social life, and dancing. The
early evening Thursday concert will feature JW GILMORE AND THE BLUES AUTHORITY
jazzing up their repertoire for the occasion. Tickets are limited and are $15.
JW Gilmore is a vocalist and harp
player with an impressive resume’, having played with Joey Gilmore, Tabby
Thomas, Todd Hart and has done session work for Blue Beat Records. Franklin
Williams, formerly of the sauce band and original member of The Drifters will
be on the bass and vocals. La Robinson, the band leader from Street Life will
lay down drums and vocals. Rounding out the group on guitar is Gary Coz,
formerly from The Sauce Band. This collection of pro musicians claims 120 years
of combined experience.
The High Life Jazz night has
experienced great success and plenty of positive feedback from the community
and beyond, attracting visitors to Palatka from surrounding areas to enjoy the
comfortable setting, food, and quality music. The Arts Council of Greater
Palatka, Putnam’s designated Local Arts Agency, is supported by members, the
Putnam County Tourist Development Council and the Florida Department of State,
Division of Cultural Affairs. For more info, visit artsinputnam.org or call
(386) 328-8998 to reserve tickets.