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Charlotte Jazz Fest June 26, 2010 Announced

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Charlotte, NC – On June 26, 2010, Uptown Charlotte will reverberate with the sounds and rhythms of some of the world’s greatest jazz performers at the inaugural Uptown Charlotte Jazz Fest. The event will be held at the Uptown Amphitheatre at The Music Factory in Charlotte, North Carolina. The show will start at 6:00 p.m. The Uptown Amphitheatre is located at 823 Hamilton Street, Charlotte, North Carolina.


The Uptown Charlotte Jazz Fest will bring together local and international artists to North Carolina. Confirmed artists include legendary contemporary jazz band The Rippingtons featuring Russ Freeman, guitarist Norman Brown, saxophonist Mike Phillips featuring Maysa, and contemporary jazz guitarist Ken Navarro.


The Uptown Charlotte Jazz Fest will quickly becoming a highly anticipated event in the Carolinas attracting festival attendees from the Southeast region. Many will come just for the music, while others enjoy the shopping and fine dining Uptown Charlotte has to offer. As we move ahead, the strategy is to expand The Uptown Charlotte Jazz Fest and position it as a “destination event”, attracting thousands of “out-of-towners” to Charlotte, North Carolina.


Tickets are ON SALE NOW and are available through Ticketmaster, LiveNation, the Charlotte Jazz Fest website or the Fillmore/Uptown Box Office. To charge by phone call 800-745-3000.


For information about the 1st Annual Uptown Charlotte Jazz Fest, visit the website or call the event hotline at 704-365-4587. For directions to the Uptown Amphitheatre visit the LiveNation website or call 704-916-8970. All media inquiries should be directed to Tonya Ellison, The Event Authority, LLC at 704-365-4587. Sponsorship requests should be directed to Tammy Greene at 704-534-4228 or Charles Whitfield at 310-489-3122.
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