Herbie Hancock, India Arie headline Bermuda Jazz Fest

HAMILTON -- The seventh annual Bermuda Jazz Festival, set for Sept. 4 to 7, added two days and several more performers this year.

The venue for the outdoor festival is the Royal Naval Dockyard, which has an over-the-water stage. General admission is $50 while reserved seating is $70.

Among the entertainers are Herbie Hancock, India Arie, Roy Ayers and Dianne Reeves. A list of events and performers is available on the Web at www.bermudajazz.com.

Bermuda's Royal Naval Dockyard is the venue for the seventh annual Bermuda Jazz Festival, taking place Sept. 4 through 7. Package prices, including roundtrip air, accommodations and general admission to the festival, can be found at the site, as well.

TNT Vacations is among operators with such packages. Land-only plans covering accommodations and festival tickets are available at a variety of hotels, starting at $466 per person, double.

The festival's official hotel partners are the Fairmont Southampton Princess and Fairmont Hamilton Princess.

Jazz packages can be booked by calling (800) BERMUDA. For additional information, contact the Bermuda Department of Tourism at (800) 223-6106.

For clients who already have booked travel, festival tickets can be purchased through Ticket Web by calling (866) 468-7619 or going to the Web site at www.ticketweb.com. Clients who purchase their tickets through Ticket Web with an American Express card receive a $10 per ticket discount.

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