Main Street JazzFest the 25th anniversary event is set for May 6-7.
The historic 1859 Rutherford County Courthouse is the backdrop for the annual JazzFest event!
Middle school and high school jazz bands liven up the first weekend in May, leading into the line up of professional jazz bands ready to perform throughout the night. There is something for everyone to enjoy; music, games, an interactive kid’s alley, and food trucks. A free and interactive jazz workshop will be held for all music enthusiasts on Saturday afternoon 2-3pm at The Center for the Arts hosted by Karl Wingruber. For information on volunteering please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
High Schools Bands Performing 5:30-9:00pm
Siegel (5:30), Smyrna (6:00), Central Magnet (6:30), Blackman (7:00), LaVergne (7:30), Riverdale (8:00), Rockvale (8:30), Oakland (9:00)
9:30-10:30pm Judson Jazz Orchestra
Middle School Bands Performing:
Rockvale (10:00), Blackman (10:30), Rocky Fork (11:00), St. Rose (11:30), Oakland (12:00)
Professional Band line-up:
1:30-2:30 p.m. MTSU Jazz Ensemble 1
2:00-3:00 Jazz Clinic (open to the public for free @ The Center for the Arts, speaker Karl Wingruber)
3:00-4:00 Jake Leg Stompers
4:30-5:30 Thane Shearon with Stan Lassiter Trio
6:00-7:00 Ben Tankard
7:30-8:30 The Establishment
9:00-10:00 Higher Ground
Kids Alley open Saturday 10am-dusk on Maple Street & North Side of the Public Square
Free activities for families to participate in including: face painting, sand art, game stations, craft making, yard games, anthropology digs, gardening activities, shakers, free dance lessons, pictures with Mrs. America, painting, and much more! All Free!
Craft Beer Garden brought to you by Mid-State Brew Crew.
$20 access bands, purchased Saturday at the event, gets you into the beer garden throughout the day and evening. Over ten local brewers will be set up serving tastes of their craft beer. Proceeds go to Main Street Murfreesboro the nonprofit. Must be 21 and up to participate.
Participating Craft Beer vendors from Mid-State Brew Crew include:
Deep South Growlers, Thompson’s Brood ‘A Family Brewery’, Thorcraft Brewing, Mos Alesley Brewing, Rubidium Brewing Co., Buck Jaw Brewing, Panther Creek Brews, and Abbey of the Emerald Rose.
Craft Fair Saturday 10am-dusk on South Side of the Public Square
Food Trucks Friday night and all day Saturday- inner court house circle
Buffalo Texas Sausage, Ace’s Kettle Corn, Sunshine Oasis, Music City Wagyu, Hot Dog Guy, Tenn. Subs,
Mama D, Kona Ice, Franklin’s Fruit Tea, Off the Hook Concession, Repicci’s Real Italian Ice, King of Pops, Bean Loft Coffee Company.
Downtown restaurants will be open for business – great time to stop in and support local!