Plymouth Jazz Festival ticket prices soar

Patrons will have to dig deeper into their pockets to attend this year's Plymouth Jazz Festival. The organisers, CL Communications, have announced that tickets for the April 27 show will be sold for US$90-$120. Tickets for April 28 will go for US$125-$155 and those for April 29 are going at US$150-$180.

A season ticket for the three nights will cost US$340 general admission and US$430 VIP. Hip-hop artiste LL Cool J and Jamaican-born reggae superstar Sean Paul will be the feature acts, along with local soca band Flame on the Friday night, while R&B singer and Broadway actress Heather Headley and reggae singer Beres Hammond will perform on the Saturday night along with local soca star Destra Garcia and the band Atlantik. The Sunday night show will include British pop singer and songwriter Sir Elton John, Earth Wind & Fire and Al Green, who will be joined by local star Machel Montano.