South Haven Jazz Festival Fall 2017

Foundry Hall proudly presents the first annul South Haven Jazz Festival,  two evenings of jazz in downtown South Haven.  Join us  Friday and Saturday, September 15th and 16th from 5-10pm at Dyckman park in front of the Huron Street Pavilion for a showcase local and regional jazz musicians.

2017 South Haven Jazz Festival Line-up


5pm  South Haven Area Men’s Chorus/Pete Wehle

6pm  Ivan Akansiima Trio

7pm  Blue Shoes

8pm  Andrew Fisher Quartet


5pm   Grant Frabe Quartet

6pm   Jazzmin II featuring vibraphonist Jim Cooper

7pm   Edye Evans Hyde

8pm   Lake Effect Jazz Big Band featuring vibraphonist Jim Cooper


Jazz Brunch at Cogdal Vineyard 11-2pm  $30 (space limited – advance tickets available here!)

All of this is made possible by the contributions from the following sponsors and individual donations:


Cogdal Vineyards
South Haven Community Foundation Grant Funding
South Haven Van Buren Cty Convention and Visitors Bureau
South Haven Chevrolet and GMC

Albemarle Foundation

Annie Brown and Jeff Filbrandt

Jaqua Realtors

Michigan Local Market

Sunny Hill

Maury DeCoster

Kristin Hay

Steve and Sheryl Drenth

Sandra Tyrell

The Wise Family

Wolverine Hardware

Thank you all for helping create the First Annual South Haven Jazz Festival!


If you’d like to help with the financial considerations (90% of which is for the music) please let us know. If you are interested in volunteering to help plan or to help make sure the two evenings go smoothly let us know! 269-220-0444 (please leave a message – it is an answering service not a live phone line)



3 Replies to “South Haven Jazz Festival Fall 2017”

  1. 9/6/17

    Can’t wait to participate in the First Annual Jazz Festival on September 15th at 5 PM. I think this venue and “All That Jazz,” should make for a great weekend of Music you all!

    Love and Compassion and Gratitude,
    Pete Wehle

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