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Craig Strain Orchestra

Michigan Jazz Festival 2014

Michigan Jazz FestivalThe free Michigan Jazz Festival is still going strong in its 20th year. The festival features great music in a very comfortable and friendly environment and you have a choice of listening inside or outside. This year’s festival will be held on Sunday, July 20, at Schoolcraft College from noon until 9:00 p.m. There will be music on six stages inside buildings or under a tent on the lawn, performed by 27 groups and 5 big bands, for a total of around 150 musicians. The complete schedule can be found on our calendar.

Schoolcraft College features high quality food services, and plenty of opportunities for socializing. SEMJA will have a table outside the Steinway Solo Piano Room as usual, so please drop by and say hello.

The college is located at 18600 Haggerty Rd. in Livonia. There is plenty of parking. For further information please call 734-462-4403 or visit their website.

TOP: Steve Wood taking a solo with Craig Strain Orchestra at last year's festival