The 9th Annual Five Points Jazz Festival in Denver
For the ninth consecutive year, the Denver melodic jazz tunes and tons of free events and family activities will fill the historic Five Points District of Denver, Colorado on Saturday, May 19, 2012 from noon to 7pm. The Annual Five Points Jazz Festival is free and open to the community featuring several musical venues along Welton Street and over 100 of Denver’s finest musicians, art exhibits, and marketplace vendors. This year’s lineup includes live performances by Ron Ivory, Joe Espino and Clave Fusion as well as The Mary Louise Lee Band featuring Denver’s own First Lady Mary Louise Lee Hancock.
Every year, the Five Points Jazz Festival honors those who have made significant and lasting contributions to jazz and culture in the Five Points neighborhood with the Tribute Awards. The 2012 Tribute award honorees are Erica Brown, Carlos Lando, and Bob Montgomery.