Those of you who are in the area the 2014 Jazz festival has been scheduled. It is a very good event over 4 days this year. For the first time in a while it will start on Thursday October 31 in Puerto Plata at the independence square . Then on Friday in Sosua and Saturday and Sunday on the Beach in Cabarete. Here is an article on it:
It is a fun event, so keep those dated open if you are here.