Posted by William Nunnelley on 2011-05-25

Grammy-winning guitarist Earl Klugh and jazz guitarist Eric Essix will headline a Samford University jazz concert Saturday, June 4, at 7 p.m. in Brock Recital Hall.  The event, sponsored by WVSU 91.1 in partnership with Hoover’s fifth annual Preserve Jazz Festival, will benefit the Rev. John T. Porter Minority Scholarship at Samford.

            Tickets to the Prelude are $75, and include admission to the festival the following day. VIP tickets are available for $125, and include priority seating, festival admission and a reception with the artists following the Saturday night performance.  

            The Preserve Jazz Festival is Sunday, June 5, in Hoover.  It will feature Klugh, Essix, Eric Darius and headliner Boney James.

            For details on the Preserve Jazz Festival and Preserve Prelude, visit the festival website at http://www.preservejazz.com/ 

            To purchase tickets, go to https://www.ticketreturn.com/prod2/Buy.asp?EventID=66532 

 

 

           

 

 
Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 66th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 104th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,683 students from 47 states and 19 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference, and ranks 3rd nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.