PRESS RELEASE – March 21st 2013
NEWMARKET JAZZ+ FESTIVAL
Springs Forward with TD Bank
AUGUST 2, 3, 4 – Riverwalk Commons, Newmarket, Ontario
Festival springs forward with cornerstone sponsorship by TD Bank. Organizers now placing key Sponsors to ensure success of this vibrant festival of art, music and food in Newmarket’s Riverwalk Commons.
The Newmarket BIA and Newmarket Downtown Development Subcommittee also support the festival which promises to bring thousands of music and art lovers to enjoy heritage Main Street & Riverwalk Commons in the heart of Newmarket and York Region.
The venue is accessible. The site is easy to reach from Barrie, Toronto and all of York Region by 404, 400 and Highway 9. There is ample parking and local hotels are eager to have you stay over for festival fun. Stay tuned to: www.artsmusicfestivals.com
The August civic long weekend in Newmarket will now be reserved by music and art lovers to enjoy a grassroots celebration of local visual arts and music including jazz+ plus sweet Blue notes, R & B, Calypso, Reggae, Motown, Folk, Rock, Pop, Big Band, classics and pop!
“We’re thrilled TD Bank is taking the lead to support our local creative community. York Region needs more events like this attracting residents and tourists to enjoy the ambiance of Newmarket & York Region. Thanks to TD Bank the Newmarket jazz+ Festival is certain to become an annual destination event.” GM, Sher St. Kitts.
Bring Family & Friends to the Newmarket jazz+ Festival. Enjoy 3 days of great musicians, entertainers, visual artists, food, beer/wine garden and festival fun. Be part of the creative vibe in the heart of York Region!
Contact: Sher St. Kitts 905 841 6893
PRESS RELEASE – York Region, Ontario – JANUARY 1ST, 2013
New Year brings a new Arts & Music festival to York Region!
Newmarket jazz+ Festival
Riverwalk Commons – August 2, 3, 4, 2013
Producers Sher St. Kitts and husband George are pleased to announce the birth of a new festival in York Region: the Newmarket jazz+ Festival featuring local artists and musicians in the heart of Newmarket over the 2013 August civic long weekend.
Newmarket jazz+ Festival will be overseen by non-profit corporation – Arts Music Festivals York Region (“AM-FYR”) and managed by St. Kitts Music Inc. We will work with members of the Newmarket BIA, Downtown Businesses, Creative Community, community organizations, Town staff and Council members to bring it successfully into the community.
Newmarket is a wonderful place to start a new festival in York Region! Newmarket’s long-standing Cultural Master Plan acknowledges the importance of local events featuring music, arts and culture. Newmarket celebrates the arts, culture and local talents:
“…recognizing culture as an important resource in building vibrant, resilient, and sustainable communities…and the numerous benefits of a vibrant community…the Town is dedicated to preserving, investing and expanding its cultural heritage.”
Watch for launch of new “AM-FYR” website: www.artsmusicfestivals.com (French: ”AM-FRY” – Arts Music Festivals de la Région de York). This site will feature festival up-dates, visual artists and musical line-up, map, volunteer, vendor and contact information and applications. Festival supporters, friends, sponsors and volunteers required and welcome!
General Manager Sher St. Kitts firstname.lastname@example.org 905 841 6893
Artistic Director – George St. Kitts email@example.com
www.stkittsmusic.ca 905 841 6489