Bowers Programs

American Blues and Jazz Festival

American Blues and Jazz Festival
Sunday, August 6 | 11 am – 3 pm

? Festival Update: Due to the hot weather forecast, the event will take place indoors.

On a hot summer afternoon listen to the cool jazz and blues vibes of the Steve Johnson Quintet, the Will Trueblood Jazz Band, and Denny T and Party of ThreeEnjoy a full day of fun for the entire family! Each Festival includes complimentary face painting, art projects, live performances, and more!

Event Schedule (Key Courtyard Unless Otherwise Noted)

10 am - 4 pm

Free General Admission to the Museum for all Santa Ana Residents**

11 am - 3 pm 

Family-Friendly Activities
• Face painting
• Art projects: Wood Fans, Bleeding Tissue Paper Art
• All-American Chocolate Cookies

11:45 am

Jazz Duet Performance by Hope Center for the Arts

12 pm

Cool Jazz and Blues Performance by Steve Johnson Quintet

1 pm Classic Jazz Performance by the Will Trueblood Jazz Band

Chicago Blues and Motown Performance by Denny T and Part of Three


**Proof of address required for admission; valid driver's license or home bill permitted. 

This event is part of Bowers Museum's monthly Free Family Festival series, generously sponsored by the Nicholas Endowment.

*A recording of the festival will be available for viewing on Facebook and YouTube one week after the event takes place.

Click here to download the full 2023 Festival Schedule.

Event details

August 6, 2023 11:00 am - 3:00 pm


2002 North Main Street
Santa Ana, California 92706
TEL: 714.567.3600

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