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2014 Selby Ave JazzFest entertainment lineup

Multi-Grammy nominee Harvey Mason to headline 13th annual event

Mychael Wright, founder of the Selby Ave JazzFest and owner of Golden Thyme Coffee Café, recently announced the entertainment lineup for the 2014 Selby Ave JazzFest. “This will be a good one,” stated Wright in regards to this year’s entertainers. “We’re going to have a few folks who have been with us for a number of years, a rising star within the genre and one very special surprise.”

The 2014 Selby Ave JazzFest lineup on the Allina Health Entertainment Stage will include:

• Dick and Jane’s Big Brass Band

• Walker West Music Academy’s Urban Legends of Jazz

• Brio Brass

• Jazz Heritage Showcase

• Danny Kusz

• Harvey Mason (headliner)

“This year’s showcase is a two-parter,” stated Wright. “First off will be Jason and the Q who will be taking a nostalgic look at the 1920s and ’30s. We’ll take a break for our annual awards ceremony, then follow things up with Dick and Jane Revisited, featuring Twin Cities legendary vocalist Maurice Jacox. Continue Reading →

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Hot headliners hit the Selby Ave. music festival


It is with great pride and pleasure to announce, it’s time to kick back and enjoy one of the best free music festivals in the upper Midwest. I’m talking about the 2012 Selby Ave. JazzFest happening on Saturday, September 8, 11 am — 8 pm, at Selby Avenue and Milton in St. Paul. The festival is presented by Golden Thyme Coffee Cafe and is now in its 11th year. Continue Reading →

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