Red Cat Jazz Festival


Galveston welcomes the 7th Annual Red Cat Jazz Festival to Moody Gardens during Memorial Day weekend 2017. The event will take place May 25-28 at Moody Gardens Hotel,  Spa. and Convention Center. “Our chamber is very much supportive because the Red Cat Jazz festival fits so beautifully within our mission to promote and advocate for business and community development,” said Gina Spagnola, the President of Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce. Given its phenomenal growth, Spagnola said, the festival has the potential to rival other major jazz festivals. “We know that we are going to build this event to one of the best jazz festivals in the country,” Spagnola said. “Our desire and commitment

The jazz festival fits in perfectly with the history of Galveston firsts on the island.” Some of the biggest names in jazz will be on stage at the 2017 festival.  Also on tap for the weekend, Thursday, a private VIP Reception hosted by the Mayor of Galveston,  All-White VIP Party, Gospel Brunch, Legends Awards, Celebrity Golf Classic, Youth Music Workshops, and a Veteran’s Appreciation Breakfast. All events are hosted by Red Cat Jazz Preservation Society, Inc., a non-profit 501(c ) 3 organization. “The Playboy Jazz Festival in LA is synonymous with Fathers’ Day,” Pink said. “We want our festival to be synonymous with the Memorial Day weekend at Moody Gardens. We’re making history in terms of the festival growth on Galveston Island. There is something for the entire family to enjoy for Red Cat Jazz Festival Memorial Day weekend.” The Red Cat Jazz Festival was founded by Houston native Sam Pink, owner of the Red Cat Jazz Café in Houston. Tickets, Hotel, Travel, Line-up and all other information will be coming soon.