2010 Birthday Bash, Photo courtesy of David Hopley
Saddleback College’s Radio Station, KSBR (88.5 FM), is proud to announce that Brenda Russell and Keiko Matsui will be among the more than 30 musicians appearing at the 2011 KSBR Birthday Bash Jazz Festival. Both musicians will be making their Birthday Bash debuts on Sunday, May 29 on the Village Green of Oso Viejo Park in Mission Viejo.
Some of the other artists appearing at this year’s event include sax men Paul Taylor, and Jackiem Joyner; guitarists Paul Brown, Blake Aaron, and Richard Smith; keyboardists Freddie Ravel, and Dan Siegel; and singer/songwriter Bill Cantos. In addition, there will be at least five special guests who are not being announced until they come on stage.
KSBR Birthday Bash Jazz Festival
When: Sunday May 29th, doors open at 3:00 p.m., music begins at 5:00 p.m.
Where: Village Green / Oso Viejo Park 24932 Veterans Way, Mission Viejo
How: Tickets are $45 advanced general admission; $100 Gold VIP table seats; $140 Premium Gold VIP table seats; and $175 Platinum VIP reserved seats.
Contact: The KSBR Bash hotline (949) 582-4501
General Admission tickets are $45 in advance and $50 at the door and are available at the Norman P. Murray Community and Senior Center, at the Saddleback College Fine Arts Ticket Office at 949-582-4656, and online at www.KSBR.org. In recognition of Saddleback College’s Veterans Education and Transition Services (VETS) program, veterans and active military personnel may purchase general admission tickets for just $25 through the Saddleback College VETS Office: (949) 582-4252. Reserved VIP seating is still available at $100-$175 per person, and is available at www.KSBR.org. All proceeds support KSBR, a community radio station.
The concert is co-sponsored by the City of Mission Viejo. This will be the 22nd year of the station’s largest fund raising event, and it celebrates the 32nd anniversary of jazz on KSBR.