The Good Time Jazz Band find themselves in an enviable position over the next few weeks as they are set to be part of some very prestigious events. On April the 30th they will be on stage for the official opening of Faro’s National Capital of Culture 2005‚ which after some uncertainty has now been definitely confirmed. There will be a number of cultural events in various locations throughout the city during the afternoon. Featuring vocalist Karen Love, and Grammy award winner, Ian Carfrae, The Good Time Jazz Band will be playing traditional jazz in Faro’s city centre between 4.00pm and 7.00pm. On the previous day, Friday 29th April, they will play in the opening series of concerts at Lagoa’s splendid new Auditorio de Lagoa. The concert starts at 9.30pm. Entrance is free and early arrival is recommended. Due to Friday’s engagement in Lagoa, Jazz at the Mariners in Portimão will be on Thursday evening at 9pm. You can also catch the band at the Tivoli Hotel in Lagos every Monday at 8.30pm.