Blues & Jazz Festival
The Arts Council of York County kicks off the 12th Annual Blues & Jazz Festival October 6th with a free concert by the J’Michael Peeples Duo in Baxter Village at Springmaid Park in Fort Mill. Peeples is a contemporary jazz artist who is passionate about creative expression and providing inspiration to others. The festival continues October 7th in downtown Rock Hill with Adrian Crutchfield, a Charlotte-based saxophonist who has played with Prince, Bette Midler, and Lionel Ritchie; the Southern Avenue Band from Memphis; Stolen Hearts featuring Pam Taylor & Robert Johnson; Phillip Howe; Frost-Meccia Duo; and the Letron Brantley Duo. Returning favorites are Pat Mother Blues Cohen, Bristo Blue and the Spiral Eyes Band. Opening concert free; Tickets for Friday performances are $10.