VietNamNet Bridge – The 2nd Annual Arts For Mobility “Bourbon Street Jazz Festival” will take place from 4 p.m. till late on Saturday, May 31 at Cargo Bar in HCMC’s District 4.
Eugene “Hideaway” Bridges Jazz & Blues Band - Photo: Courtesy of organizers
The event, organized by Kids First Enterprise, is where participants can enjoy the sounds, tastes and energy of Bourbon Street from New Orleans. There are New Orleans style Cajun food, coolers, music and dance.
Singers and bands, both international and local, to play jazz & blues at the event are Eugene “Hideaway” Bridges Jazz & Blues Band, Shun Sakai & Tokyo Jazz Group, Wilson Vegas Jazz Group, Hot Tzigani Project (swing jazz & hot dance music), Dat Phonk Band (funk, soul & R&B), Wanderlusters Hillbilly Blues band, pianist Marvin Kociszewsky, British International School’s Jazz group, Michelle’s Lang Dzu, Dancenter Urban Dance Group, and Saigon Belly Dancers.
Tickets are priced at VND500,000 and include VND200,000 for purchase of food and beverages. Admission is free for children under 12.
Kids First Enterprise has developed a factory in Dong Ha Town, Quang Tri Province, one of the poorest provinces in Vietnam, to manufacture wheelchairs and other Mobility.
The event aims to raise funds for the “Gift of Mobility” to help the needy kids and workers, some with disabilities, at the Kids First Enterprise factory in the locality.
For more information, visit http://www.bourbonstreetjazzfestival.com.