It is an honor to make this contribution to the Festival International de Jazz & Blues, one of the city's most exciting music events
San Miguel de Allende, GTO, Mexico (PRWEB) October 30, 2008
Festival director Antonio Lozoya and producer Doug Robinson announced today that Coates/Dolan will be the lead sponsor of the International Jazz & Blues Festival which will be held the week of November 28 - December 4, 2008 in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico.
"We are very grateful to Coates/Dolan, developers of Vista Antigua and other private communities here in San Miguel, for their generous support of the Festival," says Lozoya. "They are making it possible for us to put on a world-class event."
"It is an honor to make this contribution to the Festival International de Jazz & Blues, one of the city's most exciting music events," said Coates/Dolan Managing Partner Jim Dolan. "Coates/Dolan is committed to the city of San Miguel de Allende through the support of cultural arts, tourism and economic growth. I believe this event will further showcase to the world our beautiful city, the people and the culture."
The Festival kicks off on Friday, November 28 with a free concert in front of the Parroquia and continues throughout the week featuring an international line-up of Grammy-award winning artists.
This year's performers include drummer Antonio Sanchez from the Pat Metheny Group, pianist Don Grusin, saxophone titan David Sanchez, Brazilian singer/guitarist Oscar Castro-Neves, and Texas blues diva Marcia Ball. Vocalists Iraida Noriega and Betsy Pecanins are each making encore Festival appearances as well. For the complete listing of Festival artists, go to San Miguel Jazz Festival 2008 (http://www.sanmigueljaz.com). Tickets go on sale mid-November at the Angela Peralta box office.
Meet the Artists Events
Coates/Dolan will be hosting two "Meet the Artists" events at their newest private community, Vista Antigua, overlooking the historic town center. Guests will have the opportunity to meet and mingle with the Festival artists on Sunday, November 30th from 11:30 - 2:00pm at a Champagne Jazz Brunch and a pre-concert Cocktail Reception on Wednesday, December 3rd from 5:00 to 7:00pm. Tickets are available at the Vista Antigua Sales Office for $150 pesos for the brunch and $100 pesos for the cocktail reception. Ticket reservations are accepted online at VistaAntigua.com/jazz.
The San Miguel International Jazz Festival was founded fourteen years ago by expat resident Elena Shoemaker. In 2006 it was taken over by bassist and teacher Antonio Lozoya and his wife Tere Urtusástegui, who expanded the lineup to include blues. Doug and Glenda Robinson came on board as Festival producers in 2007.
Operating with the motto of "Conscientious Development," Coates/Dolan has over 50 combined years of high-end residential and commercial development, property management and marketing experience in some of North America's most desirable resort markets including San Miguel de Allende and Puerto Vallarta in Mexico, and Aspen, Breckenridge and Snowmass in Colorado. The company strives to provide its customers with leading-edge architectural and construction technologies, the application of international construction and design standards in local markets, and a complete range of services from land acquisition to property development and other San Miguel de Allende real estate services. For further information, visit Coatesdolan.com.