Why? Tri-C Jazz Fest Giveaway!

Cleveland has such a wealth of cultural offerings and one of the coolest happens when the weather heats up. This summer marks the 39th annual Tri-C JazzFest Cleveland, presented by KeyBank, happening June 28-30 at Playhouse Square.



Tri-C JazzFest packs a powerhouse lineup of concerts, both inside the iconic Playhouse Square theaters and outside on the Strassman Insurance Stage at Euclid Avenue and East 14th Street.

On Friday, June 29, you can not only take in free outdoor concerts, but also enjoy an open-air happy hour starting at 5pm, along with street performers, the Cleveland Museum of Art’s Parade the Circle puppets, and line dancing.

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The weekend’s outdoor activities also include the U.S. Bank Kids Club, cooking demonstrations, food trucks and vendor, artist interviews, and a Saturday morning yoga practice. Check out the full outdoor line-up here.

The indoor line-up of ticketed concerts includes such diverse performers as Dee Dee Bridgewater and the DIVA Jazz Orchestra, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Snarky Puppy, and Common. Check out the complete line-up of ticketed concerts here.

Tri-C JazzFest individual tickets and festival passes are on sale now. Or you can enter to win two tickets to see Joshua Redman on Friday, June 29 at 6pm right here.


Joshua Redman is a legendary saxophonist appearing with his Still Dreaming quartet, who will perform Ornette Coleman compositions, as well as original pieces.

Here’s how to enter to win (you can do one, two, three, four, or all five entries, just leave a separate comment here for each):

1. Leave a comment and tell me if you’ve ever been to Tri-C JazzFest before.

2. Visit Tri-C JazzFest and Why CLE? on Facebook and leave a comment here letting me know you visited both pages.

3. Follow @tricjazzfest and @whycle on Instagram and leave a comment here letting me know you’re following both.

4. Follow @TriCJazzFest and @WhyCLE on Twitter and leave a comment here letting me know you’re following both.

5. Tweet the following phrase and leave a comment here letting me know you tweeted:

I want to win tickets to @TriCJazzFest from @WhyCLE #giveaway http://whycle.com/2018/05/29/why-tri-c-jazz-fest-giveaway-4 

You can tweet once per day for additional entries, just leave a separate comment each time you tweet.

The giveaway will close on Sunday, June 3 at 11:59pm and the winner will be notified the following day. Good luck!

***Disclosure: I was asked to help promote Tri-C JazzFest. In exchange, I will receive two complimentary tickets to the show of my choice, as well as two tickets to Joshua Redman’s show to give away. As always, all opinions are 100% my own.***




5 Responses

  1. melissa

    I stumbled across the JazzFest last year coming out of the theater last year and now I’m dying to go!! Would love tix!

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