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

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

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

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.

Sage performs Saturday at the Old Whaling Church.
Sage performs Saturday at the Old Whaling Church. Photo courtesy of Sheila Baptista.

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.