Martha’s Vineyard Jazz and Blues Summerfest on Friday and Saturday

Amanda Ruzza performs at Union Chapel on Friday. — Photo courtesy of Sheila Baptist

The fifth annual Martha’s Vineyard Jazz and Blues Summerfest, a two-day musical event presented by Lewis and Kirk Productions, is this Friday and Saturday, August 29 and 30.

The line-up for Friday’s events, held at Union Chapel, includes Andrea and James Rohlehr and the AndJam Band, Amanda Ruzza, The Berklee Rainbow All-Stars directed by Tia Fuller, and Acute Inflections. On Saturday at the Old Whaling Church, see Sage, an all-women’s jazz and blues ensemble; and Jazzmeia Horn.

Both nights begin at 7 pm, and tickets start at $35, VIP seats start at $75. A portion of the proceeds from Summerfest will also benefit regional breast cancer networks and other local organizations that assist women who are receiving cancer treatments, according to a press release. For more information, visit mvjazzbluessummerfest.com; for tickets, visit ticketsmv.com or call 914-363-9299 ext. 384.