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Executive Director Celebrates 23 Years With Arts Organization

After 23 years, Robert Joyce announced he will be stepping down from his position as Executive Director this December.  Joyce joined the organization in 1994 and became Executive Director in the year 2000. Although Joyce is stepping back as Executive Director, the organization is pleased that he will continue to work with the Sioux Falls Jazz & […]

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Erin Bode kicks off the 2017-2018 Concert Series!

What: Sioux Falls Jazz & Blues kicks off its 2017-2018 Concert Series this Saturday, October 14th at 8 PM with artist Erin Bode.  The Erin Bode Group creates music forged from Americana with jazz grooves and made magic by Bodie’s bell-like voice. Where: The Sioux Falls Orpheum Theater  315 N Phillips Ave, Sioux Falls, SD […]

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Artist Update

Artist update: Unfortunately, Dogs and Liars will no longer be playing at JazzFest. We are, however, ecstatic to announce that Spooncat! will be taking on second stage on Friday, July 14th, at 7:30 pm! Spooncat! is a Sioux Falls original horn band that has been playing 70 distinct styles of Rock, Funk, and R&B since 1996. Here’s […]

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IT’S TIME TO MEET THE INTERNS!

IT’S TIME TO MEET THE INTERNS! Sioux Falls Jazz and Blues would love to introduce you to our 2017 summer interns! Ashley Meiners, a senior at University of South Dakota, and Taylor Gibson , a senior at Augustana University, will be helping us prepare for #JazzFest2017! Read on to learn a little bit more about […]

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The results are in!

The results of an economic study commissioned by the Sioux Falls Arts Council indicate that events like JazzFest stimulate economic activity to the tune of over $100 million a year since 2015. READ MORE >

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Are you ready?

Are you ready to enjoy amazing music under the beautiful summer skies of South Dakota this July? Experience the tunes, the fun, the food, the arts, the memories made with family and friends and soak in every moment JAZZFEST 2017 has to offer… Every day brings us a little closer to this FREE 3-day music […]

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Learn about two more groups featured at JazzFest 2017!

Want to learn about two more groups you’ll have the awesome opportunity to see at #JazzFest2017?! Here’s your chance- read on! You can catch Joey Leone’s Chop Shop (pictured on left) on the main stage at 7:30 pm on Thursday, July 13th! Joey plays an assortment of blues, from Pre-War to Texas & Chicago Electric […]

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THANK YOU!

A LOT of work goes into making JazzFest happen each summer. We wanted to take a little time today to say THANK YOU! Thank you to all of our sponsors (listed below), thank you to all of our volunteers, and thank you to all of you who come out each year to share in the […]

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Let’s not forget about second stage!

Let’s not forget about second stage! The first artist you will hear from on second stage is Chris Borchardt. He will perform on Thursday, July 13th, at 6 pm. Saxophonist, Chris Borchardt, is a young emerging talent from Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Chris specializes on the Soprano, Alto and Tenor saxophones and plays regularly in […]

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One month away until JazzFest!

We are exactly ONE MONTH away until #JazzFest2017! Over the next few weeks, be on the lookout for posts from us featuring information on and videos of both main stage and second stage artists! The first group we’d like to feature is Gypsy Mania Hot Club Quartet. They will perform on the main stage on […]

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JazzFest 2018 July 20th & 21st!

Sioux Falls Jazz and Blues just announced JazzFest 2018 will be held on Friday and Saturday, July 20th & 21st!

Executive Director Celebrates 23 Years With Arts Organization

After 23 years, Robert Joyce announced he will be stepping down from his position as Executive Director this December.

 

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