The cool sounds of Jazz will fill the summer air when the 14th annual Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival returns on August 28th and 29th. The region's popular music event draws over 40, 000 people to the charming Village launching an annual summer street festival oozing with jazz, and filling Lewiston’s cafes, pubs, restaurants and shops.
With the announcement, the Jazz Festival Board kicks off their planning and coming announcements of presenting sponsors, 2015 Headliners and performers, special events and new fun planned for this year’s big street event. Jazz Board Chair Carol Calato shared the Board’s excitement in announcing a new partnership with Artpark & Company in managing the 2 day festival. “The Jazz Festival Board works year round to provide our community with a first quality Festival, ” said Calato. “Working in harmony with Artpark to present a fresh new Festival of performances along Center Street, and the Festival stages, will bring a wealth of event management knowledge to the table, promising to make this year’s festival a success once again.”
The Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival is one of the community's most celebrated summer events with a committed league of sponsors, working to present an annual celebration of Jazz music that brings thousands of visitors to enjoy the charm of the Village, and all that the region offers.
Artpark President George Osborne expressed his enthusiasm to assist this year’s event; “The Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival has become one of the premiere Festivals in Western New York and as a long time member of their Board of Director’s I have been a small part of its growth and success. When the opportunity presented itself for Artpark to play a larger role in its support of the Jazz Festival, the Artpark & Company Board of Directors agreed that this would be an exciting collaboration and wholeheartedly endorsed the concept. The Artpark Board and staff are excited and look forward to the challenge of making the Festival even more successful.”