The 2014 Elkhart Jazz Festival continued Saturday morning, June 21, in downtown Elkhart.
There were around 50 performers scheduled to play throughout the day at various locations throughout downtown, from the Lerner Theatre to the Civic Plaza.
The headliner for Saturday’s Elkhart Jazz Festival is Grammy award-winning artist Aaron Neville, who performed at 8 p.m. at The Lerner Theatre. He joins two other headliners this weekend. New Orleans’ Preservation Hall Jazz Band headlined a concert Friday, June 20, at The Lerner Theatre and contemporary jazz group Fourplay will perform Sunday, June 22, at the same location. If you’re curious about what these three musicians and bands sound like, you can listen to their music using our playlist.
There are also a number of food vendors on and around Civic Plaza that will sell a selection of gastronomical treats, from funnel cake to jumbo jelly beans. A number of restaurants will also offer specials for the weekend event, and other great spots to sate your appetite that it only a short walk away from the festivities. You can find a full list here.
The cost of tickets and food all adds up at the end of the day. Here are some tips and tricks for how to enjoy the Elkhart Jazz Festival on the cheap this year.
If you think you’ve missed out on some of the activities at this year’s Elkhart Jazz Festival, here’s a look at what attendees have shared about the event on social media.