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JAZZ HOUSE KiDS ANNOUNCES THE 13TH ANNUAL MONTCLAIR JAZZ FESTIVAL TALENT

The award-winning MONTCLAIR JAZZ FESTIVAL, presented by BDP Holdings, LLC and produced by JAZZ HOUSE KiDS, is the largest FREE jazz festival in the greater NYC area and one of the largest free jazz festivals in the country, featuring more than 60 hours of live music, four downtown stages, 50 musical acts, 200+ artists, over 100 food + artisan vendors and 40,000+ music fans. This year’s festival returns to Montclair, New Jersey’s downtown corridor of Montclair with more activities, events and music and an after-party at the Wellmont Theater on the final day in September.

MONTCLAIR JAZZ FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2022 DATES, PRESENTING SPONSOR + MORE

Spring boarding from last year’s groundbreaking downtown debut, the MONTCLAIR JAZZ FESTIVAL, the largest FREE jazz festival in the greater NYC area and one of the largest free jazz festivals in the country, is back on the streets for 2022. Four spectacular summer days spanning three months will feature over 50 hours of FREE live music, four downtown stages, 45 musical acts, 200+ artists, 100 food + artisan vendors and 35,000+ music fans. Just announced this week, the MONTCLAIR JAZZ FESTIVAL was awarded the 2022 Downtown NJ "Tools of the Trade Excellence for a Catalyst Event" for making a major impact on downtown economic development.

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2021 MONTCLAIR JAZZ FESTIVAL PRESS RELEASE

This mega event is produced annually by JAZZ HOUSE KiDS, one of the nation’s foremost jazz education organizations for young people, teaming up with its Artistic Director and festival curator, 7x GRAMMY Award-winning bassist CHRISTIAN McBRIDE. The 12th-annual MONTCLAIR JAZZ FEST isn’t wasting any time making up for a year without live jazz. This year the MONTCLAIR JAZZ FEST spreads to 35 hours of great live jazz, spanning three months, starting with two Thursday evening concerts in July and two full Saturdays of performances in August, leading up to an extravaganza Grand Finale of Events the week of September 20th.

For media inquiries, email marketing@jazzhousekids.org or call 973-744-2273