Peekskill, NY Thursday, May 24 - Peekskill's 6th Annual Jazz & Blues Festival, presented by the Peekskill Business Improvement District (BID), is a free outdoor concert and fair that will be held Saturday, July 21, from 1 pm - 10 pm at the intersection of Central Avenue and North Division Street in the heart of historic downtown Peekskill.
The streets will be closed to traffic for the duration of the event, turning downtown Peekskill into a strollers paradise. Local restaurants will be offering outdoor dining, artists and crafts people will be selling and displaying their work, and there will be activities for the whole family. In addition, the Peekskill Farmers Market will be open all day long with the season's freshest produce.
This year, the festival kicks off at 1p.m. with Jazz Brunch featuring some of Peekskill's best local musicians performing at various downtown restaurants and cafes and the Craft Alley, featuring a variety of finely crafted handmade goods by local artisans for sale. The Main Stage music performances start at 4 p.m, with this year's line-up featuring four groups, headlined by the Masters of Latin Jazz, the Multi-Grammy nominated Bobby Sanabria & Ascensión.
The annual Peekskill Jazz & Blues Festival attracts thousands of people from across the tri-state area, and has become one of Westchester's premiere summer musical and creative events. Visitors are encouraged to come early and stay late!
For more festival details in the coming days, please visit www.downtownpeekskill.com.