Jazzin’ on Jefferson street party June 25

By |2018-01-16T17:07:13-05:00June 23rd, 2005|Uncategorized|

DETROIT – The second Jazzin’ on Jefferson, a free street festival celebrating the jazz and blues heritage of the East Jefferson district will take place on Saturday, June 25, on a closed off section of Jefferson Avenue at Chalmers Street. The festival, which will be held from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., will feature a wide variety of local and national jazz and blues artists on three stages in addition to crafts from regional artisans, ethnic and continental foods from area restaurants, and activities for children.
The Dirty Dozen Brass Band of New Orleans, Louisiana will headline the festival.
Eddie Burns, Chris Codish and Perry Hughes are among the Detroit musicians scheduled to perform.
Other confirmed performers include Zamar, a smooth jazz group and Classique, featuring flutist Deblon Jackson.
The Jefferson East Business Association hosts the festival. Founded in 1992, JEBA was established to improve the quality of life on Detroit’s lower East side by addressing the needs of the business and residential community.
Jazzin’ on Jefferson will be held from 11 a.m.- 9 p.m. The stages will be located on Jefferson Avenue, which will be closed at and around Chalmers Avenue for the festival. For more information about the event contact the Jefferson East Business Association at 313-331-7939 or visit JEBA’s website at http://www.jeffersoneast.org.

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