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Big Band Sound Comes to Blaine, WA During Drayton Harbor Music Festival, July 6th

Blaine Hosts Drayton Harbor Music Festival July 6-11

Blaine, Washington, June 24, 2015 – Love that unmistakable jazz sound? Want to hear big band music amidst small town charm? Then don’t miss Blaine’s 2015 Drayton Harbor Music Festival, with free daily concerts and by-donation evening performances from July 6 to 11. The festival features world-class musicians coming together in scenic Blaine, WA to teach young musicians each day and perform for the community at night.
Big Band Sound Blaine
Since 2002, Blaine’s music festival has charmed audiences near and far with live performances by distinguished performers, including the Pacific Northwest’s premier jazz vocalist, Greta Matassa. Renowned trumpeter Greg Hopkins will also be showcasing his talents as leader of the Big Band Benefit on July 9, at the picturesque Semiahmoo Golf & Country Club. Enjoy this unforgettable evening of music, dinner and dancing to support the festival. Visit www.draytonharbormusic.org for event tickets and complete festival schedule.

The Drayton Harbor Music Festival also includes a weeklong camp for students ages 12-19. Registrations are still open  for students with experience in all musical styles and instruments including, voice, violin and bassoon. Students who attend this music camp experience an intense and rewarding week of instruction from the music faculty.

For more festival information or to register for camp, visit www.draytonharbormusic.org.

About the Drayton Harbor Music Festival
The 14th annual Drayton Harbor Music Festival, previously known as the Blaine Jazz Festival, is a week of exciting ensemble classes and concerts in Blaine, Washington; a town nestled between the Canadian border and the Pacific Ocean (35 miles south of Vancouver, Canada and 110 miles north of Seattle). The Pacific Arts Association, a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the arts in the community, organizes the festival with the support of donors, sponsors and volunteers.

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