Rising Star support for Lewiston Jazz Festival
July 29th, 2015
The annual Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival returns on August 28th and 29th along Center Street in the Village of Lewiston drawing thousands of music lovers and visitors for a cool weekend of fun. Voted one of the Top 100 Events in North America by the American Bus Association, the annual summer street festival oozes with jazz and activities, filling Lewiston’s cafes, pubs, restaurants and shops. This year’s festival features over 26 performances on 4 different stages as well as ‘after-hours’ jazz at area restaurants.
A busy spot in the Festival is the ‘Rising Star Stage’ presented by M & T Bank that features new and upcoming jazz performers. M&T Bank’s strong reputation for community involvement has been reflected in its many years of participation and outstanding support for the Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival.
“The Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival is one of the premier events of the summer in Western New York. We understand how important it is for M&T Bank to support the great events that help draw visitors from throughout the region to enjoy our beautiful community of Lewiston and to shop with our local small businesses and we look forward to another great festival,” said Lucy Muto, Vice President of Retail Banking at M&T Bank.
Festival performances and activities are FREE and open to the public. Festival performance schedule starts Friday (August 28) 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM, and continues Saturday (August 29) from Noon – 10 PM. Grammy winning Poncho Sanchez and His Latin Jazz Band headline this year’s Jazz Festival bringing a Latin jazz flavor to the Main stage Saturday evening! On Friday August 28, the festival Main Stage will feature Ron Corsaro with Upstate Express. Corsaro will be recognized with the WNY Jazz Ambassador Award Friday evening.
The 2015 Lewiston Jazz Festival is presented by Sevenson Environmental Services and Artpark. M&T Bank is the Festival’s ‘Rising Star Sponsor’. Primary Festival Sponsors include Certo Brothers Distributing, Tedesco Construction, Wegman’s, and the Niagara Falls Bridge Commission. The Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival Inc. is a nonprofit event supported by community donations, many corporate sponsors, the Town and Village of Lewiston, and Niagara County. Check out the 14th Annual Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival’s schedule of music and fun at LewistonJazz.com.
14th annual Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival is proudly presented by Sevenson Environmental Services and Artpark
M&T Bank – Rising Star Sponsor
Support the Jazz Fest!
This FREE festival costs over $150,000 to host. We rely exclusively on sponsorship revenues and contributions from people like you who love to come and enjoy two days of free entertainment!! We welcome contributions of any amount. Send your tax deductible contribution to the Lewiston Jazz Festival, PO Box 1522, Lewiston, New York 14092