York County’s 16th Annual Blues & Jazz Festival is Going Virtual

Celebrate the roots of modern music with infectious rhythms, soulful sounds, and high energy performances at the Arts Council of York County’s 16th Annual Blues & Jazz Festival. The 2020 festival takes place over three nights – October 1, 2, and 3 from 7 – 8 PM, and will feature two of the hottest regional blues and jazz acts each night. The events are all free, at-home, digital experiences, streaming online through the Arts Council’s webpage (yorkcountyarts.org/16thbluesandjazz), Facebook (facebook.com/yorkcountyarts/), and YouTube channel (youtube.com/c/YorkcountyartsOrgSC).
2020 Blues & Jazz artists include Plair, Mellogroove, Weekends, The Tim Hartis Group, Oneppo Brothers Duo, and the Winthrop University Jazz Guitar Ensembles.  Learn more about each band at https://www.yorkcountyarts.org/16thbluesandjazz
The 16th Annual Blues & Jazz Festival
October 1 – 3, 2020 | Virtual Concerts
7 – 8 PM, nightly
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2020 | 7 – 8 PM | FREE
Mellogroove with The Tim Hartis Group
FRIDAY OCTOBER 2, 2020 | 7 – 8 PM | FREE
Weekends with Oneppo Brothers Duo
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2020 | 7 – 8 PM | FREE
Plair with Winthrop University Jazz Guitar Ensemble
The 16th Annual Blues & Jazz Festival is produced by Bobby Plair, Jr, and is presented by the Arts Council of York County. Festival souvenirs are available online in the Arts Council’s ACYC Dry Goods shop, https://www.yorkcountyarts.org/drygoods.
Thanks to the sponsors of the 16th Annual Blues & Jazz Festival: Comporium, City of Rock Hill, Old Town Association, City of Clover/Gallery 120, Rock Hill Coca-Cola Bottling Company, and Duke Energy. Video produced by MBaker Photographic and B&K ProAudio and Lighting.
The Arts Council of York County connects people through art, culture, dance, drama, film & music with a vision to create and support a thriving, diverse, and vibrant community in York County, SC. Its mission is to create arts programming that encourages education, economic development and arts advocacy through unique art experiences that engage the community to make York County a regional arts destination. The vision is to create and support a thriving, diverse and vibrant arts community in York County. Please help the Arts Council continue to fulfill its mission by donating to becoming a member. Donations are accepted online at https://www.yorkcountyarts.org/individual-memberships.
The Arts Council is headquartered in downtown Rock Hill, a state-recognized cultural district. For more information on Arts Council events, contact the Arts Council of York County at 803-328-2787, by email at arts@yorkcountyarts.org, or visit our webpage at http://www.yorkcountyarts.org. For event updates, follow the Arts Council of York County on Facebook (@yorkcountyarts), Instagram (@yorkcountyarts).