The fifth annual Miles Davis Festival will be held starting at 12:00 p.m. Saturday, August 14, at the Commons at Lewis & Clark Community College, 5800 Godfrey Road in Godfrey, IL.
Saxophonist Michael Anthony Fitzgerald (pictured) and guitarist Brian White return from last year's festival lineup to headline the 2010 event. Drummer Howard Neal and his band also will perform, doing a tribute to the music of the late R&B singer and longtime Southern Illinois resident Luther Ingram.
The Miles Davis Festival is sponsored by the Madison County Arts Council, Illinois Arts Council and the Alton Foundation. General admission tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door.
(Unfortunately, the website created for the 2009 festival doesn't seem to have been updated since last year, so that's about all we can tell you. More details if/when we get them...)