Cocomama brings it to the Vineyard! A world of musical and cultural backgrounds mixed with Afro-Cuban, Jazz, Caribbean and South American traditions to create a sound that is all at once fierce and beautiful! … read more
Old Whaling Church, Edgartown
Show @ 7pm
SAGE, the acclaimed all-women’s jazz, blues and contemporary ensemble, has risen to this historic place in music with a sound that transcends time and generation. Part contemporary, part sassy, part nostalgic, these ladies deliver what you are looking for at the Vineyard…. read more
Union Chapel, Oak Bluffs
Show @ 7pm
Winner of the 2016 Downbeat Critics Poll (as a Rising Star in the alto sax category- the eigth time she has been named to the poll) will spice up the Vineyard with her lyrical sound and soulful phrasing… read more
“The Market” – Visit the MVJB Summerfest Market Sept. 1 – Sept. 3
Back by popular demand is the Designers, Desserts and Drinks Reception, which features vendors selling beautifully handcrafted and uniquely designed clothing, jewelry, art creations along with some surprises. At the Old Whaling Church in The Bailey Room from 2:00pm to 9:00pm on each day of the concerts.
The reception is free and open to the public.
Cookyee-Vari-a-Tees, Proprietor, Lorna Davis
Cookyee Vari-a-Tees, and sophisticated Glam is a family owned business. Our passion for designs started at our kitchen table when we were inspired by the beauty, and the healing power of stones. Each ...
Prime Taste of Africa, Proprietor, Rickie Thompson
Prime Taste of Africa was established as a family business in 2011. We were inspired by our trips to West Africa, with a desire to bring the best African products to market. See us for the best in S ...
The Harlem Aesthetic, Proprietors, Shimoda & Laura Gadson
The Harlem Aesthetic is collective venture of artists Laura R. Gadson and Shimoda focused on promoting artists and artisans of the diaspora within the cultural landscape of Harlem and beyond.
The Gad ...
Each purse you'll find here is lovingly hand-crafted out of re-purposed, leather that would have otherwise been discarded. When designers and distributors create bags, they almost always find themselv ...
Ashea Natural Body Products, Proprietor, Lubna Sayyidah
Ashea products are a rich blend of natural unrefined shea butter, olive oil, sunflower oil, vitamin E oil, jojoba oil and essential oils. Ashea products do not carry any animal ingredients and provide ...
Top Ten Reasons to Sponsor & Get On Board for Summerfest 2016
Summerfest is a give back event and has received tremendous media coverage of previous concerts through feature articles in local and regional news publications and significant airplay of our concert artists on Martha’s Vineyard and regional radio stations.
Summerfest past concert patrons, from across the country, are excitedly calling for event details and to purchase tickets now!
Summerfest past reception Vendors are enthusiastically requesting table assignments for Friday, Saturday and Sunday’s “Designer, Desserts and Drinks Reception”.
Summerfest artist hopefuls of 100 or more have called to request a place in the Summerfest lineup.
Summerfest audience profile is comprised of well-educated consumers from diverse backgrounds.
Summerfest audiences will be between the ages of 25-85.
Summerfest audiences will have 72% household incomes over $62,000
Summerfest audiences professional or managerial positions.
Summerfest audiences will be 60% female.
Summerfest is expected to draw an audience of 1200-1800 patrons.
Summerfest is Salsa by the seaside , blues on the beach and jazz to chill on the jetty!