SHREVEPORT, LA (AUGUST 7, 2017) – The fourteenth annual Highland Jazz & Blues Festival Presented by Twisted Root in historic Columbia Park will have music for everyone on two festival stages. In addition to more than 70 food and art vendors, nine bands will play from 11:00 am until 6:00 pm on September 16, 2017.  This FREE music festival is a gift to the community from the Highland Area Partnership.

Besides the music, food, and vendors, there will be a Kid’s Zone with multiple activities planned throughout the afternoon. Be sure to bring your favorite furry friend to the Dog Area Sponsored by Raising Cane’s where you’ll find water stations, treats, nail trims, and festival swag. There will be a FREE shuttle provided by iShuttle running continuously from St. Vincent Mall and even a FREE bike valet by River Cities Cycling for those that ride their bike.

It will be a full weekend of jazz and blues events all benefiting the festival. Friday, September 15th will be a Festival Preview Party at Great Raft Brewing with live music by The Good News. Saturday, September 16th, after the festival ends, attendees can head to the Official After Party at Twisted Root Burger Co. for music on the patio by Magnolia Mae. Sunday, September 17th finish the weekend off at Glenwood Tea Room for a $20 jazz brunch with music by the Craig/Powers Duo from 12-2pm.

For more information on the festival, visit our website at www.highlandjazzandblues.org.


About the Highland Jazz and Blues Festival-

Launched in 2003, the Festival has grown from a handful of bands and a crowd of 500-1,000 to a gathering including two stages, ten bands, posters, t-shirts, food and art sales, and 10,000 music fans in Highland area’s beautiful Columbia Park. The annual Festival is a gift to the community from the Highland Area Partnership doing business as the Highland Jazz & Blues Festival. Proceeds from poster, t-shirt, and beverage sales, donations, and sponsorships are used to bring the Festival back each year.



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