Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival 2016

The annual Creekside Blues and Jazz Festival comes to Gahanna’s “Creekside District” this Friday, June 17th (5 – 11pm), Saturday, June 18th (11am – 11pm), and Sunday, June 19th (12 – 6pm). Tickets are $7 for each day ($10 after 5pm Saturday) or $15 for a weekend pass (presale only) – click here for more details. Originally started in 1998, this festival features a number of premier blues bands, local and regional jazz acts, and a selection of other local bands lined up throughout the weekend. The festival is a great place to take in a variety of great live music and family friendly events. Each year close to 35,000 people from throughout Central Ohio and other parts of the US attend the popular festival.

The jazz lineup for the weekend is as follows. All shows on the “Jazz Stage” unless otherwise noted:

Friday, June 17th

Mary McClendon Trio – 5pm
Byron Stripling and the Bobby Floyd Trio – 9pm

Saturday, June 18th

James Gaiters Quartet – 12:30pm
Ernie Krivda Quartet – 2:30pm
Swings the Thing Big Band – 3:30pm – Community Stage
Colin Lazarski Quartet with Bryan Olsheski – 4:30pm
Full Count Band – 5:30pm – Community Stage
Canta Brasil – 6:45pm
Marion Meadows with Urban Jazz Coalition – 9pm

Sunday, June 19th

Pete Mills Quartet – 12:30pm
Shawna Corder Presents A Tribute to Eva Cassidy – 2:30pm
“Deacon Blues”: FLIPPO Presents The Music of Steely Dan – 4:30pm

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