JazzFest

Organizers Say JazzFest was a Success Despite Challenges

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-This weekend, hundreds gathered at Yankton Trail Park for the 28th annual Sioux Falls JazzFest. As organizers look back on the weekend they’re happy with the outcome. “Well for many reasons it was a rousing success,” said Trygve Fredrickson, Executive Director for Sioux Falls Jazz and Blues Society.  Folks were able to have fun and enjoy listening to…

JazzFest Delays Saturday Start Due to Storm

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Saturday’s storm in Sioux Falls caused JazzFest to delay its schedule. The event was supposed to start at noon, but it was pushed back to 3 p.m., so volunteers could clean up. Luckily organizers were prepared and had the stage, important electronics and gear covered with tarps. However, the wind did knock over tents and blew around items…

JazzFest 2018 To Return To Two-Day Festival Structure

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – JazzFest organizers say the annual event is returning to a two-day festival structure. The Sioux Falls Jazz and Blues Society says the event will run for two days in 2018 from July 20 and 21st in Yankton Trail Park in Sioux Falls. JazzFest grew to a 3-day event back in 2010. Organizers say that by shortening…

JazzFest 2017: What to Expect, Who to See

The festival officially kicks off at Yankton Trail Park on Thursday

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Sioux Falls Jazz and Blues Society is once again bringing large acts to the JazzFest stage this weekend. The festival officially kicks off at Yankton Trail Park on Thursday. “March Fourth,” “The Robert Cray Band,” and “Jonny Lang” will hit each the Main Stage, along with a handful of other musicians. Organizers spend the better…

JazzFest Announces 2017 Line-up

SIOUX FALLS – JazzFest announced its line-up for its three-day event today marking the beginning of their 26th year. JazzFest 2017 will be held at Yankton Trail Park from July 13th-15th. Last year was a record breaking year for JazzFest with more than 130,000 people attending the three-day event. The full line-up is: HEADLINERS MarchFourth Robert Cray Band Jonny Lang…