Spyro Gyra’s bass player Scott Ambush.
Elkhart Lake’s flagship resort hotel, the historic Osthoff Resort, gets ready to hosts its popular, annual “Jazz on the Vine” Festival from Friday, May 8 to Sunday, May 10. Now in its seventh year, this jazz festival has become well-respected among aficionados for its ability to attract major artists as well as up-and-coming talent. The Osthoff itself demonstrates ‘star power’ as it consistently earns the prestigious AAA Four-Diamond rating.
Tickets are $70 per person, plus tax, for Friday evening (May 8) and $70 per person, plus tax, for Saturday afternoon and evening (May 9). A two-day ticket is $125 per person, plus tax; limited preferred seating available at $150 per person, plus tax. A ‘Jazz Brunch’ offered on Sunday (May 10) features live jazz entertainment and is priced at $25.95 per person, plus tax and gratuity.
This year’s schedule is:
Friday, May 8
4:30pm Gates Open
5:30pm Eric Darius
7:30pm Spyro Gyra
9:30pm 3 Brothers on Tenor featuring: Wilton Felder, Ronnie Laws, & Gary Davis
Saturday, May 9
1:00pm Gates Open
2:00pm Alex Bugnon
4:15pm Daryl Stuermer
6:45pm Kyle Eastwood Band
9:00pm Peter White-Mindi Abair
Sunday, May 10
Jazz Brunch featuring Marcell Guyton
Every evening of Jazz on the Vine – Afterglow. Marcell Guyton performs nightly at Lola’s on the Lake. Doors open at 4:30 pm on Friday and 1 p.m. on Saturday. The stellar line-up of jazz musicians performs until 11 p.m. on Friday, May 8 and 10:30 pm on Saturday, May 9. A ‘Jazz Brunch’ with Marcell Guyton is scheduled for Sunday, May 10, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Also starring at ‘Jazz on the Vine’ is a spectacular array of wines to sample, including labels from Chile, Australia, France, Germany, Greece, Spain and New Zealand as well as from domestic wineries in California, Washington and Oregon.
The Osthoff Resort offers 245 spacious suites and guestrooms. One-, two- and three-bedroom suites range in size up to 2,300 square feet and feature a kitchen or kitchenette, dining and living room, TV, fireplace and private balcony. Guestrooms feature a king-size bed, private balcony, two-person whirlpool bath, wet bar and TV. These spacious accommodations are ideal for family and extended-family groups.
For more information visit www.osthoff.com.