Mardi Gras Jazz Comes to Wye Mills

Get ready for Carnival time with “A Hot Time in New Orleans” concert at the Old Wye Parish House in Wye Mills on Saturday, February 6 at 7:30 p.m.  “Bags” Howard and his Riverside Carnival Band will put you in the Mardi Gras mood with their happy and energetic New Orleans jazz. The band features “Bags” on trumpet accompanied by his fellow jazz musicians on banjo, trombone, tuba and clarinet.  The Riverside Carnival Band is a favorite at musical and social events in the Baltimore-Washington area. Following the performance, the audience is invited for refreshments.

“A Hot Time in New Orleans” is the third of four concerts presented by Music at Wye this season.  The popular performances have ranged from instrumental to vocal, from sacred to secular, from classical to jazz.  The 1721 historic Old Wye Church and its Parish Hall, where the concert will take place, is located at 14114 Old Wye Mills Road (Route 662) in Wye Mills. Tickets are available at the door for $15.00 each.  For further information, call 410.827.8484.