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Planet Of Vibez:  A Jazz & Hip-Hop Tribute To Digable Planets

Planet of Vibez: A Jazz & Hip-Hop Tribute to Digable Planets

Saturday August 4, 2018 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Featuring Jovan Alexandre &  The Collective Consciousness Group
Special DJ set by DJ Rec (Humble Monarch Sound Platoon, Genuine Culture LLC & NEPR Media Lab)

Genuine Culture LLC and The Wistariahurst are proud to present Planet of Vibez: A Jazz & Hip-Hop Tribute to Digable Planets

Planet of vibez will showcase the musical and spiritual connection between the genre of Jazz and Hip-Hop culture through the dynamic music of Digable Planets and the Jazz greats that influenced them, such as Sonny Rollins, Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers and Lonnie Liston Smith.

This Live event will feature the artistic Jazz crew “The Collective Consciousness” featuring band leader Jovan Alexandre who is an emerging tenor sax sensation in the new renaissance of the Jazz world.

Western Massachusetts own DJ Rec (NEPR Media Lab; Genuine Culture LLC; Humble Monarch Sound Platoon) will be on the turntables to play a special set of rare grooves, original samples and the classics from Digable Planets that we all love.

Please Join us at the beautiful historic grounds of Wistariahurst for an epic evening of great music and positive vibez.

The event will follow in the tradition of American summer jazz fest(s), so please bring your lawn chairs.  In addition to the great music and people, Beer and wine will be available for purchase courtesy of White Lion Brewing, Rueology Beverage Company will be serving signature cocktails, Crooked stick popsicles will satisfy the sweet tooth and Holyoke’s own Jay’s Bed & Breakfast will be serving Homemade Salsa & Chips as well as their delicious empanadas.

A special shout out to New England Public Radio ( for their continued support of Genuine Culture, LLC and the local arts community!

Come out and Vibe with Genuine Culture at the Historic Wistariahurst.

Please note:
No outside beverages allowed
All seating is first-come, first-serve lawn seating
Blankets and lawn chairs welcome
Door Tickets will be $20
Gates will open at 6:30 p.m.
In case of inclement weather, the performance will have a Rain Date of Sunday, August 5.

Tickets and Reservations

Advance Reservations are closed at this time for the event.
Please call the museum for more information at (413) 322-5660.

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