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The 2019 SC Jazz Festival

Event Starts: Fri, Oct 18th, 2019 7:00 pm

Events in the 2019 Jazz Festival!

The South Carolina Jazz Festival in Cheraw, SC
October 18-20
Celebrating Jazz in Dizzy's hometown

Ticketed events @ Theatre on the Green

Friday, October 18
Pianist Emmet Cohen Trio
with special guest trumpeter Bruce Harris

Saturday, October 19
Sammy Miller & the Congregation

Contact the Cheraw Arts Commission for festival info.
843.537.8420 x 12

** Additional activities for the weekend**
Friday, October 18th -
* Cell Phone Tour of Cheraw - Free
* 3 exhibits include - Quilts, Jazz Instrument Sculptures & American Epic Video/Display -
Free Events
* Dizzy on Display Exhibit - Southern African American Heritage Center - Admission Charge

Saturday October 19th
* Bebop Parade - begins at Dizzy Homesite Park - 11am - Come join in the parade as we march from Dizzy Gillespie's Birthplace to downtown!


* Market on Market from 9am-2pm-downtown Cheraw featuring farmers, crafts, art, and food .  This free event is located on Market Street in the heart of downtown.  Be sure to take a selfie with Dizzy Gillespie's statue on the Town Green!


* Centennial Park-Jazz music and food trucks - 12noon-6pm downtown Cheraw.  This free event in Centennial Park is to provide a relaxed outdoor Jazz experience.  Bring a lawn chair, grab some food, and enjoy the music!


* 3 exhibits include - Quilts, Jazz Instrument Sculptures & American Epic Video/Display - Free events located at the Cheraw Community Center.


* Music & Dialogue presentation - Wesley United Methodist Church(Gillespie Family's home church) - Free Event, 
* Cell Phone tour of Cheraw - Free, brochures available at the Lyceum on the Town Green.
* G.W. Long Church BBQ-eat in or take out - purchase tickets at the door
* Dizzy on Display Exhibit - Southern African American Heritage Center - 125 Kershaw St, Cheraw SC. Admission Charge

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