Annual Benefit Music Festivals

Supporting Mt. Bethel Retreat Center, King George VA

Jazz In The Country

 proudly presents the  Performers for our Inaugural Benefit Music Festival...

Performance Times subject to change without notice.

MC – Comedian Sean Sarvis

He not only tickles the funny bone, he outright assaults it with his observations of life in and out of church.

When you address him, don't just call him Sean… call him Saint Sean! 

 

Sean is a comedian for life who believes the purpose of his gift is to add joy to the lives of those who need, want and desire it.  

Performing at 4:30pm

www.seansarvis.com

Energico Jazz - 1pm

With their combined talent, the result is an eclectic jazz sound filled with movement and energy.

 

Hailing from the Washington, DC Metro area, Energico has over 100 years of combined experience with influences ranging from Chick Corea to Kirk Whalum, The Yellowjackets and Jeff Lorber.

merlon devine - 2pm

Love and inspiration can come from many places, but Merlon Devine’s love and inspiration to play music came from right inside his childhood home.

Merlon’s signature sound and soulful expression on the horn has set him apart and propelled him onto various stages during his career.  Merlon is a veteran performer known for his dynamic and mesmerizing stage presence. 

4 The Road Band - 3pm

Jazz, Gospel or R&B? -- 4 The Road Band plays it all. While they have shared their passion for music together for 12 years, they collectively represent 40+ years in the music industry – many as “side men” musicians.

 

For sure, you will experience and enjoy their love of music with every note, with every beat.

Chelsey Green & The Green Project - 530 pm

Described as “passionate, electrifying, and innovative,” international, Billboard-charting recording artists, Chelsey Green and The Green Project, break down stereotypes of traditional string playing. By fusing traditional classical technique with popular songs and original pieces in various genres – including R&B, Pop, Soul, Funk, Jazz and more – Dr. Chelsey Green brings vibrant violin, viola and rich vocals to audiences in a whole new way.

Read more at www.chelseygreen.com.

2019 Headlining Artist: Cindy Bradley - 7pm

Cindy has impressed thousands of jazz loving adults as well over the years, touring with legendary urban jazz group Pieces of a Dream, performing in NYC with the Sly Geralds Band (bassist for Maceo Parker) and—since the release of Bloom—playing such renowned events as the Big Bear Lake Jazz Festival, Omaha’s Riverfront Jazz and Blues Festival, the Balcones Heights Jazz Festival in San Antonio and the North Carolina Wine and Jazz Festival. 

 

Read her full story at www.cindybradley.com.

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MT BETHEL RETREAT CENTER  - 17420 MT BETHEL LANE  -  KING GEORGE, VA 22485

Jazz In The Country, Inc. is an IRS 501(c)3 tax-exempt private foundation.

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