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Friday 5-11 p.m.


15-17, 2012



Saturday 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

Sunday 12-6 p.m. (614) 418-9114

Creekside Community Stage

presented by

Location: Creekside Plaza

Friday, June 15 5:00 - 6:15 p.m. 6:45 - 7:45 p.m. 8:15 - 9:15 p.m. 9:45 - 11:00 p.m.

Sean Carney and “Camp Blues” Vernon Hairston Soul Kitch’n Mudfork Blues

Saturday, June 16 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 1:00 - 1:45 p.m. 2:15 - 3:00 p.m. 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. 5:00 - 5:45 p.m. 6:15 - 7:30 p.m. 8:00 - 9:00 p.m. 9:30 - 11:00 p.m.

Finalists of The Rising Stars Competition Change It Up Charlie Deep Blue Groove In Full Swing Eileen Howard Swing’s the Thing Micah Kesselring Capital Sound

Sunday, June 17 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. 2:00 - 3:15 p.m. 3:45 - 4:45 p.m.

Pet Project Shaw Brothers Lords of Literature

Help the CBJF “Go Green”! For the first time ever, the CBJF will offer a refillable souvenir cup for your festival beverage! Purchase a 22 oz. souvenir cup for only $2.00 at the Festival Merchandise Booth or at a wristband ID Booth. Then take your cup to any beer or soft drink location in the Festival to “fill it up”! Simply present your cup when purchasing a soft drink and have your cup filled with ice. Or, present your 22 oz. cup at a beer booth and pay the same price as a 20 oz. pour!

Capital Sound

Elizabeth Blair


Re/Max Achievers

Accredited Buyers Repesentative


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Jazz Stage

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Programmed by the Jazz Arts Group Location: Walnut St.

Friday, June 15 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. 7:30 - 9:00 p.m. 9:30 - 11:00 p.m.

Lisa Clark’s Colossal Joy Project The Ken Weaver Quartet The Tony Monaco Trio

Saturday, June 16 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. 2:15 - 3:45 p.m. 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. 6:45 – 8:15 p.m. 9:00 - 10:30 p.m.

Minan-Dya The Mark Flugge Trio Flippo Carl Sally and Friends Cindy Bradley with the Urban Jazz Coalition

Sunday, June 17

12:30 - 2:00 p.m. Tony Janflone/Tony Janflone Jr. Quartet 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Columbus Youth Jazz Orchestra with special Father’s Day Guests 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. Columbus Jazz Orchestra with special Father’s Day guests including Bobbi Floyd Townes on vocals

Urban Jazz Coalition

Judy Sweatland

Life Time Achievement Award

CBR 25 Million Dollar Club Your Hometown Connection

614-478-2121 614-416-2430




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Blues Stage Programmed by the Columbus Blues Alliance Location: TOWN St.

Friday, June 15 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. 6:15 - 7:30 p.m. 7:45 - 9:15 p.m. 9:30 - 11:00 p.m.

Injun Parts Willie Phoenix Band Cleveland Fats & the Don Norman Band The Jimi Vincent Band

Saturday, June 16 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. 1:45 - 3:15 p.m. 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. 5:15 - 6:45 p.m. 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. 9:00 - 11:00 p.m.

Barrelhouse Blues Band Soul Satyr The Mark May Band Haywire Dog with Ray Roberson The Sean Carney Band Kim Wilson’s Blues All-Stars

Sunday, June 17 12:30 - 2:00 p.m. 2:15 - 3:45 p.m. 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Bourbon Dan and the Chasers The Hadden Sayres Band Ray Fuller and the Bluesrockers

Kim Wilson

The Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival is pleased to offer the new Club Blues reserved seating area. VIP Access includes the following • Festival Admission • Access to reserved, shaded seating area adjacent to the Blues Stage • Exclusive access to the Club Blues Bar, which offers a variety of beer/wine not available anywhere else in the Festival • Access to private restrooms • Complimentary snacks Visit our website at for pricing and more information.

Admission information General admission is only $4 per day! Weekend pass: $10 Children under 12 are FREE. Members of the military, and their immediate families, will be admitted FREE with their military ID. FREE admission on Sunday from 12-2 p.m. with donation of at least one non-perishable food item per person for the Mid-Ohio Foodbank.

Purchase your Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival tickets at the following locations: N. Mill St. at North St. S. Mill St. at Granville St. High St. at Latta Alley Plaza Level elevator at the Creekside Parking Garage Auxiliary admission points are located on the east side of Creekside Park and Town and High Streets.

s y a d r u t 2nd Sa June 9 July 14 August 11 Sept. 8 • Live Entertainment • Interactive Games

• Local Vendors • Outdoor Adventures


Map and parking info Carpenter Road

Mill Street

North Street

Parking Entrance

Jazz Stage Presented by Heartland Bank

Walnut Street

Presented by Mount Carmel

Short Street

High Street

Creekside Community Stage

Latta Alley



Wilson Alley

Acoustic Alley presented by gridSMART from AEP

Town Street

Blues Stage


Ogden Alley

High Street

Granville Street

Musical Discovery Zone & Stage Presented by Giant Eagle

Clark Street

Handicap parking Festival entrance Festival vendors Food vendors gridSMART® from AEP Ohio Children’s activities Heartland Bank ATM Soft drinks and water Beer and wine Restrooms Shuttle drop-off/Pick-up Dining area First aid/Lost child


Information/Merchandise Volunteer center Club Blues Amusement rides Paddleboat rides VFW Rib Shack: Fri., 5 - 11 p.m., Sat., 1 - 11 p.m. and Sun., 1 - 5 p.m.

• The Creekside Parking Garage: Is open and will offer parking adjacent to the festival for an event rate of $5.00 per car. The entrance to the Creekside Parking Garage is located near the corner of Mill and North Streets in Olde Gahanna. Access to the parking garage is available by traveling south on Mill Street only. •F  REE public parking: Friendship Park (150 Oklahoma) and Shull Park (236 Granville St.) in Olde Gahanna. Although off street parking in Olde Gahanna is permitted, it is very limited. • Complimentary Park and Ride Shuttle, presented by Transportation is available at Giant Eagle, 1250 N. Hamilton Rd., the Columbus Metropolitan Library Operations Center, 101 South Stygler Rd., and Clark Hall, 380 Granville St. •V  isit us at the Information/ Merchandise Booth, presented by AAA Gahanna: Purchase 14th Anniversary Commemorative Festival T-shirts and souvenir cups or stop by with questions about the festival or Gahanna area.

Don’t miss these vendors and their delicious food Smitty’s BBQ – ribs, pork, chicken, turkey sandwiches Burrito Bus Food Truck – burritos, nachos, tacos, burrito bowls Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream – ice creams, ice cream sandwiches Schmidt’s of German Village – Bahama Mamas, brats, jumbo cream puffs, jumbo frankfurters, German potato salad and sauerkraut GLO – fresh squeezed lemon shake-ups, corn dogs Snackwagon – chocolate dipped cheesecake, root beer floats, ice cream bars, cinnamon/honey roasted nuts Old Bag of Nails – fish and chips, fried pickles, macaroni and cheese J. Gumbo’s – bourbon chicken, voodoo chicken, drunken chicken, bumble bee stew McCormick’s Family Concessions – kettle corn, lemonade shake-ups

Medallen’s Gyros – gyros, salads, rolls, baklava Chuck Wagon Express – deep fried veggies, ribbon chips, elephant ears, jumbo turkey legs Shade Tree Concessions – fruit smoothies, blended frappes BAP GAP Concessions – chicken and noodles, fudge puppies, icees Fun’l Frenzy – funnel cakes The Cheezy Truck Food Truck Street Thyme Food Truck – gourmet burgers and fries

Cincy Castle – New Orleans style shaved ice snoballs

Wild Bill’s Old Fashioned Soda –7 flavors of soda, souvenir refillable mugs

Mai Li Foods – teriyaki chicken, bourbon beef, veggie tempura, egg rolls

Dippin Dots - ice cream, yogurt, sherbert, no sugar added ice cream and ice

Giant Concessions – Italian sausage, brats, steak hoagies, iced tea, cotton candy

Louisiana Grill – bourbon chicken, grilled sausage, rice, pinto beans

Thank You to Our Sponsors


Brookewood Construction • Candlewood Suites • City Barbecue Gahanna Rotary Foundation • George Parker & Associates Architects Metcalf Design & Printing • Mifflin Township Fire Department • O’Neil Tents Schneider Insurance Agency • Sound Perfection • Heidelberg Distributing

Acoustic Alley

presented by

Programmed by the Columbus Blues Alliance and the Jazz Arts Group Location: MILL ST., SOUTH OF TOWN ST.

Friday, June 15 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. 8:00 - 9:30 p.m. 9:30 - 11:00 p.m.

Terry Davidson Too Blue Big Al & Michael Patrick Michael Dudley Front Porch Revival with Noah Shull

Saturday, June 16 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. 7:30 - 9:00 p.m. 9:30 - 11:00 p.m.

Colin Lazarski Duo The Salty Carmels Noah Wotherspoon Pett Crow John Mojo Lewis Damian Knapp Gary Applegate

Sunday, June 17 12:00 - 1:15 p.m. 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Ray and Molly Pauken Mark and Chase Potter Tom and Ian Carroll

Rising Stars Contest

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Location: Creekside Plaza Want to see what it takes to become a Rising Star of the Festival? The Rising Stars Contest, presented by Benchmark Bank, puts budding blues and jazz musicians on stage and before judges and an audience. The winning musician or group will win a $200 scholarship award and a slot on the MDZ Family Stage at 7 p.m. Saturday. (The runner-up will receive a $100 award.) Students in middle school and up through age 20 are eligible to participate.

Special activities all weekend Paddleboat Rides: Friday: 4 - 8 p.m.; Saturday: 12 noon - 8 p.m.; Sunday: 12 6 p.m. Cost is $5 per ride Amusements: Open 5 – 11 p.m. on Friday; 11 -11 p.m. on Saturday; 12 – 6 p.m. on Sunday Food, Art, Craft and Commercial Vendors: Open during Festival Hours Blues Guitar Workshop (10 a.m. to noon Saturday): A big hit when it made its debut, Sean Carney’s Blues Guitar Workshop, which draws students of all ages, is geared to individual levels of experience. Please call the Gahanna CVB for more information, (614) 418-9114. Musical Discovery Zone Presented by Giant Eagle: The “Zone” will return again this year with an expanded offering that includes the MDZ Family Stage, adjacent to the amusements rides, along the south side of Granville Street.

Along with the expanded entertainment offering, families will continue to enjoy this free, hands-on blues and jazz musical learning experience - beat the bongos, blow the horns, make your own musical instrument and more. Musicians from the Jazz Arts Group and Columbus Blues Alliance will provide children with a hands-on experience. Jazz Brunch at Mezzo’s: Treat Dad and the entire family to delicious cuisine at Mezzo’s, which will host the 5th-annual Sunday Jazz Brunch. The ever-popular event features sumptuous food and drink from one of central Ohio’s finest restaurants and a complimentary ticket to the Festival. Visit for more information. Shop local and save! Make sure to stop by the businesses within the festival that are open and providing special discounts.

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MDZ Family Stage

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Friday, June 15

7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Pett Crow, 2011 Rising Stars Contest Winner

Saturday, June 16

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. GnG Music Studio 1:15 – 1:45 p.m. BalletMet, performance and interactive improvisation 2:15 – 3:15 p.m. Co-X-ist 3:45 – 4:30 p.m. Gregg Pruett, children’s magician and comedian 5:00 – 5:45 p.m. Judy Dollenmayer Studio of Dance, featuring a special performance by GLHS Senior, Jeffrey Clark 6:15 – 7:00 p.m. Jazz Violinist Christian Howes, featuring Gahanna violinist Charles Gleason, along with Camille Howes 7:30 – 8:15 p.m. Winner of 2012 Rising Stars Contest

Sunday, June 17

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Russ Frost, featuring interactive drums 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Eileen Howard, featuring program of Disney music Join us on Saturday and Sunday afternoons at the Musical Discovery Zone, presented by Giant Eagle. Enjoy a variety of free children’s activities, sponsored in part by the Chaddock Group and the Gahanna Rotary Foundation. Activities include make and take crafts, games, face painting and more! The Festival is proud to partner again with Kya’s Krusade, a Gahanna based non-profit organization that serves children and families affected by physical disabilities. In celebration of “Kya’s Day” in Gahanna, volunteers also will offer unique crafts and activities to festival visitors on both Saturday and Sunday.

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Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival  
Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival  

Guide to the 14th annual Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival in Gahanna, Ohio