12th Annual Scranton Jazz Festival

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The Lackawanna County Commissioners presented a $6,000 arts & culture grant check to organizers of the 12th annual Scranton Jazz Festival, which will be held on August 5, 6 & 7 at the Radisson Hotel and several downtown venues.

The legendary jazz rock band, “Blood Sweat & Tears,” will headline the festival and perform on Sunday, August 7.  Several bands and renowned saxophonist “Little” Jimmy Heath will also be participating in the event.

Shown from left:  Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley, Sarah Eynon, Jazz Festival Committee; Michael Kearney, Radisson Hotel; Marko Marcinko, Jazz Festival Committee; Maureen McGuigan, the County’s Deputy Director for Arts & Culture; Commissioner Laureen A. Cummings and Robert Schlesinger, Jazz Festival Committee.      

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