Beaches International Jazz Festival marks 30 years of fun

The Beach community came alive to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Beaches International Jazz Festival—one of the few remaining free jazz festivals in the world—with close to one million attendees this year. “The first year in Kew Gardens we had 5,000 people,” said Lido Chilelli, the founder of the festival. “Each decade, hundreds of thousands […]

GALLERY: Cold Weather Blues Fest

The second annual Cold Weather Blues Festival has returned just in time to put some spring back in your step. A group of Beach area pubs and restaurants have come together to host a slew of red-hot musicians and performers that include Sugar Brown, Paul Reddick, The Ever-Lovin’ Jug Band, and Lotus Wright among others. […]