S.C. Jazz Festival coming up in Cheraw
Posted 8/14/2011 7:15:00 PM
Cheraw’s Dizzy Gillespie Park
marks the birthplace of the jazz great with a historical marker and a sculpture garden.
There also is a statue of Gillespie on the Cheraw
Town Green on Market Street.
The South Carolina Jazz Festival
will be held in downtown Cheraw Oct. 14-16.
More than 20 regional musical artists from the region will perform. The festival will include a Bebop Parade, Jazz Crawls, a Fine Arts & Crafts exhibition, a Birthday Party for Dizzy, kids’ art activities, Madonnari-Southern Style Chalk Competition, a Jazz Mass, and student artwork.
For additional information, call (843) 537-8420 ext. 12 or (843) 537-8425.
Gillespie park is open to the public from dawn to dusk.