Those of you who want to purchase advance tickets for the 11th annual Cherokee Jazz & Blues Festival need to do so by Monday Jan. 3 by 5 p.m.
J & B Festival ticket prices are $15 at the door and $10 in advance for the Friday night's Pub Crawl.
Saturday's events prices are $20 at the door for the Main Concert at Western Iowa Tech Community College and $15 in advance. Ticket prices for Saturday night's Pub Crawl are $20 at the door and $15 in advance. Saturday afternoon, there will be a free will donation for the Jam Session at The Gathering Place. A Saturday Combo Pack is also available and includes the Main Concert and Pub Crawl for $35 at the door but the advance Combo Pack is only $25.
Sunday's afternoon concert at the St. Paul United Methodist Church is a free to the public but a free-will donation will be acepted.
Also available for this year's Festival is the 11th annual Cherokee Jazz & Blues Festival t-shirt. These one of a kind collectible items are only available at The Copper Cup of Cherokee.
All shirts are long sleeved and available in both men's and women's cuts and feature the 11th annual Cherokee Jazz & Blues Festival logo on the front and entertainment list and a larger logo on the back. You can get the shirt in any color as long as that color is black.
Price for the collectable t-shirt is $15 and was printed locally by Denny Holton of Pilot Rock Signs.
Those folks who are out and about for this year's festival may want to keep a lookout for who is wearing the t-shirts. An anonymous donor has supplied the Cherokee Middle School and the Cherokee Washington High School Jazz Bands with the t-shirts.
If you act now, you can get two advance Saturday Combo Pack tickets and two t-shirts for the price of $50 at The Copper Cup.
You can purchase your advance tickets at the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce, The Copper Cup or State Farm Insurance.
For more information on the Cherokee Jazz and Blues Festival go to the web site at www.cherokeejazzbluesfestival.