05:05 PM

UHD co-sponsors Kemah Boardwalk Jazz Fest Sept. 17-18

The Kemah Boardwalk Jazz Fest will be Sept. 17 -18 on the Kemah Boardwalk, 215 Kipp Ave., Kemah, featuring local and regional jazz musicians as well as special guest, Everette Harp.

The University of Houston-Downtown co-sponsors the annual event. UHD jazz-artist-in-residence Robert Wilson and Bob McGrew of the Houston Professional Musicians Association (HPMA) Local 65-699 started the festival 14 years ago to spotlight local talent and it has grown into a nationally-known jazz showcase.

Other sponsors of the three-day events are the Kemah Boardwalk and the HPMA. More information including a schedule of performers is available here.