2015 Season to be Announced!

The Ventura Music Festival to announce 21st Festival lineup on January 12th.

VMF_14-15VENTURA COUNTY, CALIF:  The Ventura Music Festival (VMF) kicks off the new year with a special program and briefing at 5:00 pm on January 12th at City Hall.
Focus: the concerts and artists of its 21st Season May 1 – 9, 2015.

The briefing, which is open to the public, includes:
Remarks by Mayor Cheryl Heitmann, herself a former VMF Executive Director     .
Announcement of the 2015 program with video clips by Artistic Director Nuvi Mehta.
Performance by the winner of the VMF Student Jazz Competition, backed by the jazz trio Coda. The winner will have been selected the day before on Sunday, January 11th, in a program from 1 to 3 pm at the Wyndham Garden Pierpont Inn.

Press and public are invited to attend at no charge.

The VMF is already is selling tickets for its annual Latin Jazz Concert on Valentine’s Day, February 14th at the Majestic Ventura Theater.  It’s the very hot Pacific Mambo Orchestra, the surprise winner of the 2014 Grammy for Latin Jazz. This 19-member Indy PMO funded their debut album with an $11,000 Kickstarter campaign and took it all the way! Ticket – buyers should prepare to dance in their seats or on the dedicated dance floor. Tickets are $50 to $15, available by calling (805) 648-3146 or online at venturamusicfestival.org.


The Ventura Music Festival is one of Ventura County’s signature arts events, presenting top classical, jazz and popular performing artists in various venues throughout the year. The festival was founded in 1994, and is a 501(c)(3) non
profit organization.
Media Contact: Susan Scott (805) 648-3146 x301

FACTS at a glance:
Announcement & briefing on Monday, January 12, 5:00 – 6:30
City Hall Atrium
501 Poli Street

No charge: public is warmly invited
Light reception from 6:00-6:30