The Regional “Essentially Ellington” Sun Prairie Jazz Festival, Sun Prairie’s annual non-competitive jazz festival, will be held on Saturday, February 15th at Sun Prairie High School.   Jazz ensembles from around Wisconsin will once again convene at Sun Prairie High School for a day of clinics, performance, and pure swing! The students in the bands will interact with some of the finest jazz educators/performers in the country. 

High school jazz clinics will begin at 8:00am in the Sun Prairie Performing Arts Center and band room and are free and open to the public

The event will culminate with an evening performance that begins at 7pm in the Sun Prairie Performing Arts Center. Admission for the evening concert is $10 for adults, $5 for students and seniors. Tickets may be purchased at the door. Come listen to high school jazz ensembles from around the Midwest and guest artists from around the country!

Major Sponsors for this event include Jazz at Lincoln Center and the Sun Prairie Band Boosters.  Additional sponsors include Birch Creek, Shell Lake Arts Center, Ward Brodt, and the Madison Jazz Society.

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  • Occurred Saturday, February 15th, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm


Sun Prairie High School Performing Arts Center

888 Grove St
Sun Prairie, WI 53590


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