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00000179-c810-d4c2-a579-fdd2fe5f0000Everything you need to know about VPR's Membership Drive!

Live Friday Night Jazz Pledge Party

Ray Vega's Latin Jazz Sextet will perform during VPR's Friday Night Jazz Pledge Party on Friday, September 14.
Seth Cashman
Ray Vega's Latin Jazz Sextet will perform during VPR's Friday Night Jazz Pledge Party on Friday, September 14.

Join VPR in putting the fun in fundraising at our first-ever Friday Night Jazz Pledge Party on Friday, September 14 at 7 p.m.

Friday Night Jazz’s Ray Vega will perform live at VPR with his Latin Jazz Sextet, with host Jane Lindholm and a live audience. This special broadcast is part of our September membership drive to raise money for your public radio station.

Remember, we go live an hour early for jazz this week at 7 p.m., so get your dancing shoes on, join the party and please - support live local music by making a contribution to VPR now. Thanks!

UPDATE 9/10 at 3 p.m.: This event is sold out. You can join our wait list and we will get in touch if any seats open up.

The party starts at 6:30 p.m. and we go live at 7. Tickets are freebut space is limited. If you’d like to be in the room, too, reserve your tickets here! Hope to see you there!

Can’t make it? Throw your own party at home and listenFriday at 7 p.m.!



Time: 6:30 - 9 p.m. (live broadcast starts at 7 p.m.)

Location: VPR’s Stetson Studio One, 365 Troy Ave., Colchester VT 05446

6:00 p.m. - Doors open
6:45 - Opening remarks
7:00 p.m. - Live broadcast begins
8:45 p.m. (approximately) - Live broadcast concludes
8:50 p.m. - Closing remarks
9:00 p.m. - Event ends

Is there a cost to attend?
The event is free to attend, but it’s a membership drive special program, and there will be short fundraising breaks throughout the show. There will be an opportunity for you to make a contribution to VPR on-site, if you’re so inclined - or you can pitch in what you can at anytime!

What are my food and drink options?
Food and drink (beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages) will be available for purchase.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Bike, car or bus. Parking is available at VPR, but space is limited so please arrive on time and always carpool if you can. VPR is located at Fort Ethan Allen in Colchester and is also accessible by the GMT Route 2 Bus that runs between Essex Junction and Burlington.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No, your name will be on the registration list at the door.

Do I have to bring my ID to the event?
ID will be required if you want to purchase alcoholic beverages.

Is there a dress code?
Wear you dancing shoes!

Will this event be broadcast?
Yes - the live broadcast starts at 7:00 p.m.

What if my question isn’t answered here?
Send us a message here or call 800-639-2192, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Anna Ste. Marie joined the organization in early 2017 in the Marketing & Engagement department. She got her start as an intern for Vermont Edition while receiving her B.A. in Media Studies, Journalism, and Digital Arts from St. Michael’s College in 2016. Anna is a lifelong Vermonter, hailing from the Northeast Kingdom. She loves flowers, cats, TikTok, crafts and the juiciest reality TV drama.
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