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Arts & Jazz Fest less than 2 weeks away

April 16, 2013

The Denton Arts and Jazz Festival, http://www.dentonjazzfest.com/, is a celebration of the arts in a community known for embracing and nurturing music, dance, choral, 2013GroundsMap650drama and the visual arts.

2013 DATES

Fri, April 26th, 5pm – 11pm
Sat, April 27th, 10am – 11pm
Sun, April 28th, 11am – 9pm

The free  event is produced by the Denton Festival Foundation, Inc. with the generous support of sponsors such as the Dallas/Fort Worth American Federation of Musicians Local 72-147 and the City of Denton.

Held the last full weekend in April at Denton’s Quakertown Park, 321 E. McKinney in Denton, the event features seven stages of continuous music, fine art, crafts, and food, games and information booths in a beautiful, outdoor setting.

  • KNTU – 88.1 FM, Denton-based Public Radio Station, will broadcast live from the Jazz Stage area all three days.

Headliners

David Sanborn
David Sanborn Trio featuring Joey DeFrancesco and Byron Landham, Friday, 9 p.m.
The ""Original" Blues Brothers Band
The “Original” Blues Brothers Band, Saturday, 9 p.m.
Brave Combo
Brave Combo, Sunday 7 p.m.

The Festival Foundation uses proceeds from booth rentals and concession sales to support the arts throughout the city of Denton.  Arts

Art booths inside Denton Civic Center.

Art booths inside Denton Civic Center.

facilities, service organizations, and preservation projects have all been the recipients of the proceeds from past events, in addition to public art for the enjoyment of all.

Come see the best that Denton has to offer – the sights, sounds and flavors that make up the Denton Arts and Jazz Festival are perfect for all ages.

Due to the large crowds we ask that you leave your pets at home – SERVICE DOGS ONLY, PLEASE and NO COOLERS IN THE JAZZ AREA!

2 Comments
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