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2019 Columbus Jazz & Rib Festival

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by Andrew Patton on July 15, 2019

The biggest jazz event of the year is upon us – the 40th annual Columbus Jazz and Rib Festival is this weekend! This year’s event returns to the Scioto Mile and offers 28 live performances on two stages in Bicentennial and Genoa Parks. These three days of award-winning ribs from 21 barbecue teams, a wide range of family activities, and a mix of area talent and world-renowned jazz artists take place on Friday, July 19th (11am – 11pm), Saturday, July 20th (11am – 11pm), and Sunday, July 21st (11am – 8:30pm). This year’s schedule features renowned headliners on both stages including: The Soul Rebels with special guest GZA, Norman Brown, Brian Culbertson, Squirrel Nut Zippers, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, and our very own Columbus Jazz Orchestra! The lineup also showcases Columbus’ finest groups (and those with Columbus heritage) like Urban Jazz Coalition, fo/mo/deep, Huntertones, Hot Tonic, Mark Hampton and the Jazz Experience, Laura Camara, Alex Schrock Trio, and Dave Powers among many others. A complete schedule of live performances for the weekend follows.

Information on each of the artists can be found here: https://www.hotribscooljazz.org/2019-line-up/

Have fun!

2019 Jazz & Rib Music Schedule

*Stage indicated next to artist

Friday, July 19th

12:00 pm
Hot Tonic – Bicentennial Park Stage presented by ABC 6
Mark Hampton and the Jazz Experience – Genoa Park Stage presented by Fox 28

2:30 pm
Mike Wade Quartet – Bicentennial Park Stage
Kinfolk – Genoa Park Stage

4:30 pm
Largemouth Brass Band – Bicentennial Park Stage
Now Hear This – Genoa Park Stage

6:30 pm
Huntertones – Bicentennial Park Stage
Elijah Gilmore and the Tribe of Eli Band – Genoa Park Stage

9:00 pm
The Soul Rebels with special guest GZA – Bicentennial Park Stage
Norman Brown – Genoa Park Stage

Saturday, July 20th

12:00 pm
The Deal Breakers – Bicentennial Park Stage
Laura Camara – Genoa Park Stage

2:30 pm
Alex Schrock Trio – Bicentennial Park Stage
PronToh – Genoa Park Stage

4:30 pm
Osage – Bicentennial Park Stage
Big Blitz – Genoa Park Stage

6:30 pm
Urban Jazz Coalition – Bicentennial Park Stage
Funk Worthy – Genoa Park Stage

9:00 pm
Brian Culbertson – Bicentennial Park Stage
Squirrel Nut Zippers – Genoa Park Stage

Sunday, July 21st

12:00 pm
Columbus Youth Jazz Orchestra – Bicentennial Park Stage
Turned Up Band – Genoa Park Stage

2:00 pm
Dave Powers – Bicentennial Park Stage
Brass Tracks Band – Genoa Park Stage

4:00 pm
Women in Jazz – Bicentennial Park Stage
fo/mo/deep – Genoa Park Stage

6:30 pm
Robert Randolph & The Family Band – Genoa Park Stage
Columbus Jazz Orchestra – Bicentennial Park Stage

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