Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs invites residents to the 21st Annual Garfield Avenue Blues, Jazz, Gospel & Arts Festival in the Bronzeville neighborhood this weekend.
The festival takes place TOMORROW (Saturday, July 21), from noon until 8:00 p.m., on W. Garfield Avenue from N. 4th to N. 7th Streets. The opening ceremony will commence at noon at the main stage, featuring appearances by local elected officials and members of the community.
Local musicians will entertain crowds throughout the day on four stages and more than 100 vendors will be set up along the festival corridor. Attendees can also register to win tickets to Black Arts Festival MKE where performers will include MC Lyte, Tony! Toni! Toné! and Grammy Award-winning blues artist Bobby Rush on Saturday, August 4th at the Summerfest Grounds
The event is free and open to the public. Sponsors include the Historic King Drive BID, the Richard and Ethel Herzfield Foundation, Jammin 98.3 FM, Gruber Law Offices, LLC, Bader Philanthropies, Inc. and Hupy and Abraham, S.C.
What: Garfield Avenue Blues, Jazz, Gospel & Arts Festival
When: Noon to 8:00 p.m. Saturday, July 21
Where: W. Garfield Ave. from N. 4th to N. 7th