Featured Performers

The festival is proud to present an evening concert after the conclusion of the daytime events. A festival button is required for admission to all events, including both evening concerts. The Friday night concert also requires a special ticket.

7 PM Friday Concert – Seperate Tickets Required

If you paid for concert tickets for Friday night, those have been set aside for you and you will be able to pick those up with your registration packets when you check-in at Festival Headquarters.

Mimi Fox - Guitar Virtuoso

Whether delivering jaw-dropping solo sets, performing dazzling duets with sympathetic partners, or leading a hard-charging combo, Mimi is a consummate improviser who seizes the imagination of her listeners with her passion, soul, and unerring ear for beauty. Visit Mimi's website to learn more and listen to her music.

Sac State Jazz Singers

Under the direction of Gaw Vang Williams, the sounds of the Sac State Vocal jazz ensembles are influenced by the great vocal jazz groups of the past and present: The Hi-Lo's, Singers Unlimited, Take 6, New York Voices, The Real Group, Manhattan Transfer, and others. Additionally, the ensemble strives to explore new, innovative approaches to contemporary vocal jazz and features student compositions and arrangements.

6:30 PM Saturday - Command Performance Concert

The festival presents the best groups from daytime events in an encore performance. A Festival Button is needed to attend.

Bands: To qualify for the Command Performance Concert, a participating band must earn a unanimous superior rating. A unanimous superior is defined as all 1’s from each performance judge, plus a 1 from the sight-reading judge.

Vocal groups: To qualify, a participating band must earn a unanimous superior rating, all 1’s, from each performance judge.