Dr. John Kicks Off Sioux Falls JazzFest
by Associated Press
July 18, 2013 9:10 AM
The three-day Sioux Falls Jazz and Blues Festival kicks off Thursday night with New Orleans native Dr. John headlining the main stage.
The singer-songwriter best known for his 1973 hit "Right Place Wrong Time" is scheduled to perform beginning at 8:30 p.m.
Kansas City blues trio Trampled Under Foot opens the show at 6 p.m.
The 22nd annual free event at Yankton Trail Park has grown over the years into a top-tier festival drawing numerous top acts and more than 100,000 music lovers from the region. It began in 1988 with two jazz bands and one blues act playing in a back yard.