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St. Cecilia Music Center Winterfest happening Feb. 2021; other concerts pushed back

Posted at 10:24 AM, Jul 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-22 10:25:31-04

The sweet sounds of music in St. Cecilia's Music Center will soon fill the auditorium once again, and their Jazzfest is getting extra cool with big names coming to the concert hall in 2021.

Due to COVID-19, in order to keep patrons safe St. Cecilia has pushed back concert dates for their Acoustic Cafe Fold Series, Spectacular Jazz Series, and Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Series.

Click here to see the newly scheduled dates of these world-renowned performers.

However, the new Winterfest Jazz Festivalis still planned for February 2021. The first-ever jazz festival of its kind in Grand Rapids, the event will host acclaimed GRAMMY-winning jazz bassist, Christian McBride, with some of his many musical collaborators for a three-evening festival in Royce Auditorium:

  • February 25: An evening of folk-focused music will feature McBride and Edgar Meyer for a double Double Bass extravaganza.
  • February 26: A traditional jazz show with McBride’s trio and special guest jazz singer Cyrille Aimée will showcase his celebrated jazz career.
  • February 27: A night with Christian McBride and his quintet, Inside Straight, promises an unforgettable night of energetic and inspiring jazz.

2021 Concert Season tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online at or by calling 616-957-2224.