Outdoor Jazz Concert

Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival Outdoor Concert on the shores of Lake Wailes. 11am-5pm. Featured performance by Larry Coryell Trio at 2:45pm.

Outdoor Jazz Concert

Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival Outdoor Concert on the shores of Lake Wailes. Featured performance by the Lao Tizer Quartet at 7:30pm.

Jazz Concert: Florence K

April 8th at 8pm. FREE. French Jazz-pop singer/songwriter strongly influenced by her passion for language. Florence K infuses Spanish, French, English and Portuguese songs with bossa nova, blues, pop and Cuban rhythms. Part of the Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival. Polk State College JD Alexander Center, Lake Wales.

“Jazz” Gallery Exhibit

April 6-May 20. FREE. Gallery Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8am-5pm. Michael Crews Gallery, Polk State College Lake Wales Arts Center.

Jazz Impressions

Thursday, March 31, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. FSC Jazz Ensemble, Paul Butcher, director With joy and expertise, jazz director Paul Butcher leads the members of the FSC Jazz Ensemble in a performance featuring all that is enjoyable and distinctive about this great American art form.  Celebrating the diverse repertoire and appealing styles that make up […]

Over 55 Show Band Concert: Wearing O’ the Green

March 13 at 2pm. Over 55 Show Band Concert presents “Wearing O’ the Green.”

Jazz Jam Session

Local talents Victoria de Lissovoy and Charlie “Topp” Hines will host a free jazz jam session for musicians from 5 to 8 p.m. on Jan. 21 at the Polk State Lake Wales Arts Center. A Polk County favorite, de Lissovoy studied music at Northwestern University and regularly performs across Polk County. She will share the […]

The Larry Coryell Trio Concert

Master guitarist Larry Coryell, who in his nearly 50-year career has ventured into nearly every genre of the musical world, earning him the title “godfather of fusion.” He has recorded more than 100 albums, performed with legends such as Miles Davis and Jimi Hendrix, and appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.

Polk State College Jazz Ensemble

An eclectic mix of styles from jazz greats such as Count Basie, Sonny Rollins and Dave Brubeck. Our featured jazz combo, The Jazz Society, will also perform their own arrangements of modern and traditional jazz standards.

Jazz Jam Session with Victoria de Lissovoy & Charlie “Topp” Hines

Polk Arts Alliance

PO Box 727 Bartow, FL 33831-0727 director@polkarts.org (863) 804-0494