Spoleto Festival, Charleston, SC - MAY/JUNE - 17 days of performances by renowned artists as well as emerging performers in opera, theater, dance and chamber, symphonic, choral and jazz music. www.spoletousa.org
Located in North Carolina’s Outer Banks, Duck is known as “a secret worth keeping.” While out-of-towners have caught on, it’s still somewhat secluded thanks to the lack of public beaches. Be sure to stroll along the boardwalk, pop into a few of the many art galleries and relax to live jazz music after the sun goes down.
Professional opera-singer turned jazz/blues vocalist, Katie McAllister will perform at the 2015 Lowcountry Arts & Literary festival https://www.facebook.com/artsandliteraryfestival. Katie is also becoming a popular jazz and blues singer. She has undergrad degrees in vocal music and psychology and a master’s in neuroscience. Here’s a YouTube video that Katie recently made: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hm6TUcYAMdA FB: https://www.facebook.com/katie.harnermcallister?fref=ts
Savannah. Via T+L (www.travelandleisure.com). The Savannah Music Festival kicks off its 25th season tomorrow and runs through April 5. From the Avett Brothers to Vivaldi, from the Preservation Hall Jazz Band to Asif Ali-Khan, the eclectic musical lineup promises some high-brow lowcountry fun.