Forum staff reports, Published July 23 2009
Jass Festival returns to Island ParkThe Jass Festival, a showcase of the young musical talent in the Fargo-Moorhead area, will be Aug. 16 at Island Park in Fargo. The festival will include three mini-concerts featuring musicians and music educators from the Red River Valley playing an array of jazz styles.
The Jazz Nickel combo will perform at 3 p.m., followed by The Jordan Christianson Trio at 3:40 p.m. and The Jass Festival Big Band at 4:20 p.m.
The shows are open to all ages free of charge. Those attending the festival are asked to bring a food item to be donated to the Dorothy Day Food Pantry.
For more information, contact festival director Christopher Hanson at (701) 306-7567 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.