Jazz Festival returns for Labor Day

Photo courtesy of the African American Museum, Dallas

Bringing together some of North Texas’ most beloved jazz and blues artists, the 5th Fair Park Blues & Jazz Festival gets underway Labor Day weekend on Sunday, Sept. 4, at 5 p.m. at the African American Museum, Dallas. Proceeds benefit the museum’s youth educational program. The 2022 lineup includes Mahogany The Artist, Herbie K. Johnson, Rob Holbert, Joyce Lofton, R. L. Griffin, The Legendary Creators and Corrian & The Crew. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs. Food vendors will be on site at the festival. Tickets are $20 in advance at the Museum and at fairparktix.com and at the door that day for $25. Parking is free; enter at Gate 5. The African American Museum, Dallas, is located at 3536 Grand Ave. in historic Fair Park. For more information, go to aamdallas.org. — Becky Mayad