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50 Golden Years of The Hampton Jazz Festival  

50 Golden Years of The Hampton Jazz Festival  

By Michael P. Curry It was the Summer of 1968. The very first Hampton Jazz Festival was presented (after the idea had been gestating for about a year) on Armstrong Field at (then) Hampton Institute. That first  Festival included performances by  Count Basie, Dizzy Gillespie, Herbie Mann, Theolonius Monk, Nina Simone, Dionne Warwick, Muddy Waters

Sarah McLachlan Shines On

By Jeff Maisey   Multi-platinum and Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Sarah McLachlan returns to Hampton Roads with a St. Patrick’s Day concert at the Ferguson Center. McLachlan, best known for her emotional ballads such as “Angel,” “I Will Remember You,” “Adia,” and “Sweet Surrender,” is touring in support of her exception 2014 album Shine