The Bel Air Downtown Alliance is celebrating its 15th anniversary on Saturday, March 19 with a New Orleans House Party at the Bel Air Armory, featuring the roots jazz, country and blues band Bumper Jacksons.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for dinner featuring a Cajun buffet, beer, wine and beverages. The show starts at 8 p.m.
Bumper Jacksons is a six-person band performing roots jazz, country swing and street blues in traditional and original compositions. The group's appearance in Bel Air is presented by Harford County based Slate Ridge Entertainment LLC, which previously brought David Lindley and Joe Ely to Bel Air for concerts.
Based in Washington, D.C., Bumper Jacksons has performed at such well known regional venues as The Birchmere, The Kennedy Center, The Hamilton, Bethesda Blues and Jazz, Ram's Head, Barns of Rose Hill, Shepherdstown Opera House, Eclectic Cafe, Sixth and I, Creative Alliance, Motorco, Natalie's, Southgate Revival House, Ashland Coffee & Tea, Wolf Hills, NERFA Quad showcases, Gypsy Sally's, The 8x10, Gene Shay's Folk Show, Bright Box Theater, Clementine Cafe, The Down Home and Preservation Pub.
Hear some samples of their music at www.bumperjacksons.com or check out their albums on Spotify.
Tickets are $75 per person and tables of 10 are available for $750. Proceeds benefit the Bel Air Downtown Alliance, a non-profit organization that promotes business and economic development in downtown Bel Air.
To purchase tickets, visit www.downtownbelair.com. The Bel Air Armory is at 37 N. Main St. in the heart of downtown Bel Air.