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Front Street Music Festival 2017

Date & Time
Saturday, August 19, 2017
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
107 W. Front, Bloomington, IL, 61701, McLean
This free outdoor event in the heart of the downtown Bloomington business district enjoyed resounding success in its first year. The festival focuses on promoting downtown businesses in general but is especially interested in developing the Front Street neighborhood along historic Route 66.

The festival draws a wide audience with some of the best local and regional artists too. This year’s line-up will feature the Galen Weston Band. Galen Weston has taken the Toronto jazz scene by storm with his ambitious debut album, “Plugged In”. Also on the schedule will be the Dalton Halls Band, the Baaad Boyz, and Jackie Scott with Kilborn Alley, and a “Prince Night” band featuring Mico Wave.

There will be food and beverage vendors including Anju Above, Rose’s Café, Braize and others, a beer tent throughout the day and craft vendors.

The night of the festival, The Jazz UpFront Club will follow up with an intimate concert. Band to be announced. The performance will be held after the festival at UpFront Jazz Club. There is a $10 cover for this single performance.

For more information and to schedule interviews contact James Gaston at: Jazz UpFront, 107 W. Front Street, Bloomington, Illinois 61701 1.309.200.8216 or