Essex Steam Train, 1 Railroad Avenue, Essex, CT
Experience New Orleans style traditional jazz in Connecticut as The Hot Steamed Jazz Festival turns up the heat, during the weekend of June 21, 22 and 23 at the Essex Steam Train yards. Proceeds from the festival benefit The Hole In The Wall Gang Camp. More than 13 bands perform in simultaneous sessions under two tents. Bands scheduled to appear are: The Galvanized Jazz Band, The Heartbeat Dixieland Jazz Band, Jeff Barnhart, Bob Seeley, Dan Levinson's New Milennium All Stars, Wolverine Jazz Band, The Midiri Brothers, Ben Mauger's Speakeasy 6, Riverboat Ramblers with John Banker, Sugarfoot Youth Jazz Band, Festival All Stars with Jeff Hughes, and Pierce Campbell's Funky Butt Jazz Band. Food and concessions are available. Patrons may ring beer and wine. For tickets, call 1-800-348-0003.