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6th annual GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation announces 2017 dates

PRESS KIT WITH VIDEO CLIPS, PHOTOS AND LOGOS: http://bit.ly/2o70ftw FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 6th annual GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation announces 2017 dates Lineup of this year’s performers to be revealed at H.O.M.E. at The B.O.B. on April 26, part of International Jazz Day celebrations GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. – March 23, 2017 – GRandJazzFest presented […]

GRandJazzFest organizers, performers ready for 5th annual festival presented by DTE Energy Foundation

GRandJazzFest organizers, performers ready for 5th annual festival presented by DTE Energy Foundation   > Cindy Bradley to headline 5th annual GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation > FREE festival Aug. 20 & 21 features 11 jazz acts over two days; also features activities for kids and an After Party for adults   GRAND RAPIDS, […]

GRandJazzFest announces 2016 lineup

> Cindy Bradley to headline 5th annual GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation > GRandJazzFest receives Signature Event status from DGRI for second year in a row – a distinction only three events in West Michigan hold (ArtPrize, LaughFest and GRandJazzFest)   GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. – April 27, 2016 – GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy […]

5th annual GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation announces 2016 dates

Media Contact: Molly Klimas 616-443-4647 klimas@intentpr.com molly@grandjazzfest.org   GRANDJAZZFEST MEDIA RESOURCES: http://grandjazzfest.org/newsroom/media-resources/ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 5th annual GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation announces 2016 dates   Lineup of this year’s performers to be revealed at H.O.M.E. at The B.O.B. on April 27, part of International Jazz Day celebrations   GR and Jazz (the nonprofit, […]

GRandJazzFest performers, organizers ready for 4th annual GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation

Media Contact: Molly Klimas 616-443-4647 klimas@intentpr.com molly@grandjazzfest.org   GRANDJAZZFEST MEDIA RESOURCES: http://grandjazzfest.org/newsroom/media-resources/   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GRandJazzFest organizers, performers ready for 4th annual festival presented by DTE Energy Foundation   Headliner adds emerging vocalist Melina from San Antonio to lineup   GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Aug. 11, 2015 –This Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 15 and […]

Get ready for the FREE GRandJazzFest Aug. 15-16 in downtown Grand Rapids

Festival organizers announce schedule, have more in store for 4th annual GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation   GRAND RAPIDS, MI – JULY 29, 2015 – GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation brings 10 diverse jazz performance acts to the Rosa Parks Circle stage in downtown Grand Rapids this Aug. 15-16 at West Michigan’s only […]

GRandJazzFest seeks volunteers for 2015 festival

Get the “backstage view” at the FREE fest! GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. – June 30, 2015 – GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation seeks volunteers to help at the festival Aug. 15 and 16 at Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids. “Get your ‘backstage pass’ now to the excitement by becoming a GRandJazzFest volunteer,” Chairperson/Founder […]

GRandJazzFest announces 2015 lineup!

Paul Brown & Nate Harasim (“The Producers”) with special guest Deon Yates to headline 4th annual GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. – APRIL 29, 2015 – On the eve of International Jazz Day, GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation announced the performance lineup for the fourth annual festival being held Saturday, […]

GRandJazzFest announces 2015 dates for fourth annual festival

DTE Energy Foundation returns as presenting sponsor for West Michigan’s only free, weekend-long jazz festival   GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. – JAN. 21, 2015 – GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation returns to Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids, Mich., Aug. 15 and 16, the fourth consecutive year for West Michigan’s only free, weekend-long jazz […]

Official 2014 schedule announced!

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. – July 8, 2014 – GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation is pleased to announce the official festival schedule for Aug. 16 and 17 at Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids. 3rd Annual GRandJazzFest Schedule:  Click here to view the schedule as a jpeg. Saturday-August 16   12:30-1:30 PM Grand Rapids Jazz Orchestra with Edye Evans Hyde […]

GRandJazzFest seeks volunteers

Get the “backstage view” at the FREE fest! GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. – June 24, 2014 – GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation seeks volunteers to help at the festival Aug. 16 and 17 at Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids. “Get your ‘backstage pass’ now to the excitement by becoming a GRandJazzFest volunteer,” Chairperson/Founder […]

DTE Energy Foundation expands “Greening” programs at Michigan festivals

Grand Rapids and Muskegon to join Detroit, Traverse City DETROIT – The DTE Energy Foundation announced today it will expand its support for its “Greening,” or recycling, programs to GRandJazzFest in Grand Rapids and Muskegon’s Lakeshore Art Festival. The Foundation already supports recycling programs at the Detroit Jazz Festival and the National Cherry Festival in […]

Special 2014 hotel deal with the Downtown Holiday Inn

Downtown Holiday Inn The Downtown Holiday Inn is offering a special rate if booked by July 15, 2014: $117 for a room with 2 double beds or $127 for a room with a king bed. Book by clicking this link (use booking code GJZ) – or call the hotel at 616.235.7611 and reference GRandJazzFest.

Special hotel deal with the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel

One of GRandJazzFest 2014′s sponsors, the Amway Hotel Corporation, is offering a special rate at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel. To book your room(s), go to amwaygrand.com and use promo code GRJAZZ for the special GRandJazzFest rate of $139/night. Make a weekend of it! 

GRandJazzFest announces 2014 lineup

Trumpeter Rick Braun headlines third annual GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation   GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. – APRIL 30, 2014 – On International Jazz Day, GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation announces the performance lineup for the third annual festival being held Saturday, Aug. 16, and Sunday, Aug. 17, at Rosa Parks Circle in Grand Rapids. […]

GRandJazzFest announces 2014 dates, new partnership

DTE Energy Foundation returns as presenting sponsor; collaboration with the Grand Rapids Art Museum creates VIP area   GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. – JAN. 28, 2014 – GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation returns to Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids, Mich., Aug. 16 and 17, the third consecutive year for the weekend-long jazz festival. The […]

GRandJazzFest 2013 – “it’s a wrap”

Second annual sees attendance near 10,000 for two-day free event GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. – Sept. 17, 2013 – GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation wrapped up its free, two-day festival Aug. 17 and 18 with estimates of 9,000 to 10,000 people filling Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids over the course of two days. […]

GRandJazzFest gets ready for FREE Aug. 17-18 event at Rosa Parks Circle

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. – Aug. 14, 2013 – GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation gears up for the second annual FREE two-day jazz festival at Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids this Aug. 17-18. “We’re ready with a fantastic lineup of great jazz performers and performances,” GRandJazzFest Founder Audrey Sundstrom said. “We are grateful […]

GRandJazzFest seeks volunteers

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. – July 10, 2013 – GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation seeks volunteers to help at the festival Aug. 17 and 18 at Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids. “Get your ‘backstage pass’ now to the excitement by becoming a GRandJazzFest volunteer,” Chairperson/Founder Audrey Sundstrom said. “It’s a great opportunity to […]

GRandJazzFest announces complete lineup for FREE Aug. 17-18 event

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. – April 28, 2013 – GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation is pleased to announce the lineup for the FREE two-day jazz festival coming to Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids this Aug. 17-18: Nick Colionne – HEADLINER Deon Yates The Paul Keller AT SUNDOWN Quintet Sheila Landis & Brazilian Love […]

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