It’s officially summer concert season with festivals and outdoor concerts lined up almost every weekend here in Columbus. The Columbus Arts Festival returns with a wealth of great music and of course some very talented jazz groups and performers. The 2012 Columbus Arts Festival will celebrate its long-awaited return to the downtown Riverfront on June 1, 2 & 3. The Riverfront will be transformed into a stunning outdoor art gallery as the nation’s top artists display their work and attract art enthusiasts from all over the country. In addition to hosting more than 240 nationally acclaimed artists, the Festival will feature fantastic gourmet fare from some of the city’s finest local restaurants, live music, hands-on art activities and more—there’s something for everyone!
This year we’ve bookmarked the main jazz performances for you to check out during the weekend. Here are the jazz acts this year:
Friday, June 1st
New Basics Brass Band – Main Stage – 4:15
Saturday, June 2nd
Hubbard Stew – Main Stage – 11:45am
fo/mo/deep – Main Stage – 6:30pm
Sunday, June 3rd
Yumbambe Salsa – Main Stage – 12:30pm
Robin Lacy & DeZydeco – Main Stage – 4:45pm
It’s not just jazz at the Columbus Arts Festival, so if you’re looking for even more music, check out their lineup.