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2016 Gilmore Festival: Sullivan Fortner Trio

at Kalamazoo Civic Auditorium, Kalamazoo MI

May 13 2016
2016 Gilmore Festival: Sullivan Fortner Trio

New Orleans native Sullivan Fortner was named the 2015 Cole Porter Fellow in Jazz by the American Pianists Association. Fortner has toured with Stefon Harris & Blackout among others, while completing his master’s degree in jazz performance at Manhattan School of Music under the tutelage of Jason Moran. Sullivan Fortner will be joined by Dezron Douglas on bass and Joe Dyson on drums for his Festival appearances.


$12 general admission ($6 students)


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Additional time info:

Please note that the Thursday concert will be held in Battle Creek while Friday's concert takes place in Kalamazoo.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Kalamazoo Civic Auditorium

329 S. Park St., Kalamazoo, MI 49007

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The Auditorium parking lot is located at the corner of Park and Lovell Streets with access from each street. Parking spaces in this lot are reserved Monday through Friday from 7:00am until 6:00pm. Free parking is available in this lot after 6:00pm and on the weekends. On-street parking is available in the area immediately surrounding the Auditorium.

The Community Box Office Hours:

The Community Box Office is open Tuesday through Friday, 10 am to 2 pm. You may contact the box office at: 269.250.6984.

ACGK Office Hours:

ACGK offices are open Tuesday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm. Masks are required for in-person visits and social distancing measures are in effect. Virtual meetings are also available.

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