Joye in Aiken Festival


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Aiken SC, 29801

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�� 15th Anniversary Festival Tickets! ��


Time to get your seats for the 2023 Festival, coming March 3 - 10!  Donate $500 or more by January 31st, and you’ll receive priority access to tickets for these fabulous events before they go on sale to the general public:

March 3 - Jazz at Lincoln Center PRESENTS – Songs We Love.  An all-star ensemble from Jazz at Lincoln Center (including Festival favorites Mathis Picard, Shenel Johns and Vuyo Sotashe) takes us on a journey through the music of jazz greats Ma Rainey, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra and Judy Garland.

March 4 -The Joye of Jazz at The Willcox.  Get your tickets for this super-popular event before it sells out!  Join us in the afternoon as one of our favorite trumpeters, Alphonso Horne, and his band of vocalists and musicians raise the roof in a fun Gospel Brunch.  Then be there In the evening when hot-ticket headliner Jumaane Smith (lead trumpeter and vocalist for Michael Bublé) brings his own world-class jazz to The Willcox.

March 7 - SYBARITE5.  Chamber music’s most dynamic ensemble, SYBARITE5 takes listeners on a musical journey of staggering breadth and depth. Their programming includes new works by living composers, as well as the group’s favorite selections from Radiohead, Coltrane, Komitas, Piazzolla, and Pete Seeger.  SYBARITE5 was the first ensemble of its kind to win the prestigious Concert Artists Guild competition.   

March 9 - Jeremy Jordan and Mark Dover.  Don’t miss this stellar piano-clarinet duo in a FREE performance as part of First Presbyterian’s Sanctuary Concert Series.

Sarah Jarosz with Sam Reider.  Four-time GRAMMY-winner Sarah Jarosz is the reigning queen of bluegrass and Americana.  For this concert she is joined by her frequent performing partner and our own Festival favorite, spectacularly talented pianist/accordionist/composer Sam Reider.

March 10 - The Finale Concert Starring Rachel Bay Jones.  Triple-threat actress and vocalist Rachel Bay Jones has won a Tony, an Emmy and a GRAMMY.  If you missed her on Broadway in the original cast of Dear Evan Hansen (for which she won Best Featured Actress in a Musical), you may have seen her on television in Young Sheldon, Modern Family, Grey’s Anatomy and The Good Doctor.

Don’t miss out by waiting too late!  Go to for more information, and click on the link below to make your donation for Priority Access!

PS - Your gift also helps support our extensive Outreach Program for area school kids!

 Thanks so much and we look forward to seeing you in March!


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