Celebrating its tenth anniversary in 2009, the Glendale Jazz Festival will take place this year from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Friday, May 22 on the lower parking lot of the Glendale City Hall complex, 424 N. Sappington Rd.
This year's event will feature music from traditional jazz band the St. Louis Stompers (pictured), singer Denise Thimes, and Terry Thompson's Swing Alive band featuring singer Dean Christopher. Jazz broadcaster Don Wolff will once again host the event, which the city of Glendale's newsletter (.pdf) says has grown in attendance from 200 people the first year to a crowd of 2,000 last year.
Admission to the Glendale Jazz Festival is free and open to the public, and food and beverages from local vendors will be available for purchase on site.
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