2014 Halifax Jazz and Blues Festival

Artwork provided by Chuck Meyers (Petersburg, VA)

Jazz on the "Ave" Friday July 11, 2014 (5- Midnight)

The 8th Annual Halifax Jazz and Blues Festival

As a part of Friday for the Arts -July 11th, from 5 -12  PM

" A Tribute to Mitchell Malone" on the historic Halifax Triangle located in the City of Petersburg, VA adjacent to downtown.   

(Love donations requested to support & establish a Mitch Malone (James Mitchell) Memorial Scholarship Fund to be presented to the his PHS Class of 1974). 

 Special electrifying performances by:

The James Saxsmo Gates Quintet featuring Carlton Blount. Passionate and perfection describes James Saxsmo Gates, who is one of the most talented and passionate sax players on the music scene. His new CD -Gates Wide Open is diverse, complex, simple, intense and smooth for the listeners pleasure. http://www.saxsmo.com/



MR. RICK ELLIOTT, is a skillful and talented musician who combines the soulful sounds of smooth jazz with the melodic stylings of rhythm and blues.  A master of the soprano saxophone, he mesmerizes audiences with his eclectic style.



SHARRON is one of the most rare-prominent female clarinetist who can mesmerize audiences.

G-Factor smooth and silky vocals - a local favorite! 

Evolution Band & Show!!!!!


Jamming on the Ave Saurday June 12, 2014 (5-Midnight)

This outdoor "Block Party" continues....Bring your chair. Sit back and enjoy amazing local talent !!!!

  • Electric Emanuel Widfire Wilson (guitarist)
  • Tantaziling Touch of Charm 
  • Marvelous Marlow Jones 
  • Delectable Dwayne Anthony
  • Sensational Soul Unlimted

Enjoy great music, food, and fun........

Holy Ghost Party on the Ave Sunday July 13, 2014 (3-7 PM)

Festival will conclude with an explosive gospel tribute to the "late songtress Doris Bland"....