Music acts named for Ottawa 2 Rivers Wine and Jazz Festival; The Buddy Rich Band to perform the first night

Music acts named for Ottawa 2 Rivers Wine and Jazz Festival; The Buddy Rich Band to perform the first night

The Buddy Rich Band will be the main music attraction the first night of the Ottawa 2 Rivers Wine and Jazzfest in June. During an announcement at City Hall Wednesday, music coordinator Kevin Chalfant spoke with singer Cathy Rich and drummer Gregg Potter about their performance.

Potter describes the music as jazz with some pop references of the 1960s.

Ottawa Mayor Bob Eschbach, Cathy Rich, and Gregg Potter at City Hall

The festival will be the second weekend in June. Tickets are for sale now at www.ottawa2riverswinefest.com.

The lineup
Friday, June 7
Sarah Marie Young, opener, 5pm to 7:15pm
The Buddy Rich Band, headliner, 8pm to 10pm

Saturday, June 8
Hans Luchs, opener, 3pm to 5pm
Ethan Keller Group, support, 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Dee Alexander, headliner, 8pm to 10pm

Sunday, June 9
The Duet Book, opener, noon to 2:30pm
Abigail Riccards, headliner, 3pm to 5pm