Route 66 Summerfest - Featuring Saxophonist Maceo Parker

Editor | - July 21, 2011

Albuquerque, 2-10:30p

The following is from a City of Albuquerque Press Release:

Enjoy a full day of activities, including live music and entertainment, a car show, tours of historic Nob Hill, children's activities, an artisan market, sidewalk sales, plus local wine, beer and culinary events. 

Funk and soul jazz saxophonist Maceo Parker performs on the main stage at 9 p.m.  Parker is well known for his work as a sideman for James Brown during the 1960s.  He also played with George Clinton's band Parliament-Funkadelic, then began a successful solo career in the 1990s.  Parker has performed and recorded with Prince, Jane's Addiction and the Dave Matthews Band.

N.M. Jazz Festival & Nob Hill Main Street

The 2011 Nob Hill Summerfest is being held in in collaboration with the New Mexico Jazz Festival and Nob Hill Main Street.

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Entertainment Schedule

Main Stage (Central & Girard)

2 p.m. - Mala Maña - Hot Cumbia rhythms & more by 10-piece women's drum & vocal ensemble
3 p.m. - Zenobia - Blues and R&B by Grammy nominated singer-songwriter & her group
4 p.m. - Jackie Zamora Brazilian Quintet - Samba, Jazz & Batucada from Brazil
5 p.m. - Cathryn McGill - Original Gospel-cooked jazz and blues by one of NM's favorite Divas
6 p.m. - Wagogo - A Burque favorite: Afro-pop folk roots music
7 p.m. - Soul Kitchen w. Hillary Smith & Chris Dracup - Blues-drenched soul
8 p.m. - DJ Caterwaul
9 p.m. - MACEO PARKER - Saxophone legend of James Brown orchestra fame with his 8-piece band. 2% Jazz 98% funky stuff!

East Stage (Central & Washington)

2 p.m. - Alpha Cats - Two-guitar quartet playing jazz, swing, blues and more
3 p.m. - Django Rhythm Meat Grinder - Hot gypsy jazz, swing, classical, pop & funk/fusion.
4 p.m. - RB Jazz with Sina Soul - Funkdefied roots jazz
5 p.m. - Hillary Smith & hONEyHoUSe - Hillary Smith’s latest: 3 distinctive women sing blues, soul, folk & Americana
6 p.m. - Pleasure Pilots - Vintage R&B with a swinging horn section
7 p.m. - Son Como Son - Original Salsa Cuban Style by Albuquerque's #1 Salsa band
8 p.m. - Stu MacAskie Certiified Organic - Certifiably funky, booty shakin' jazz with the Hammond B3

Cork & Tap Stage* (Central & Sierra)

2 p.m. - Jazz Brasiliero - Contemporary Brazilian jazz & bossa nova duo
3 p.m. - Patti Littlefield & Claudio Tolousse Pérez Duo - Soulful blues stylings from traditional to contemporary
4 p.m. - Jasper - Burque’s quirkiest 3-piece dance band
5 p.m. - Sol Calypso - Steel drum band playing calypso, soca, and caribbean favorites
6 p.m. - Cali Shaw - Acoustic singer/songwriter folk from the Felonious Groove guys

*Route 66 Cork & Tap is a 21+ Venue.  Experience fine New Mexico Wines and Craft beers.  Admission is $10.  For more information click hereLeaving, click for disclaimer

Transportation & Parking

ABQ Ride - Red Line #766, Green Line #777 and Route #66 Busses will be rerouted due to the event.  Riders taking a bus to the event can get off Eastbound on Monte Vista and Westbound on Adams.  For more information about bus routes visit ABQ Ride

Public parking is available on surrounding streets, at the UNM Parking lot on the northwest corner of Central & Girard and at the American Inn parking on Central & Adams.  ABQ Trolley Co.Leaving, click for disclaimer will be providing free trolley rides on Central within the event boundaries. 

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