by Peter Feher
Tri-C JazzFest went out with a bang this year. The stages at Playhouse Square got bigger and busier with each act on the schedule for Saturday, June 25. Steady momentum was the theme all around, not least for the Festival itself, which this summer returned to full size, following a detour online in 2020 and the move to a smaller venue, Cain Park, in 2021.
Yet nothing quite compares to taking over Cleveland’s theater district for the weekend. Back on home turf, the 43rd annual Festival again drew a crowd to the free outdoor stage at the intersection of Euclid and E. 14th Street. Inside, the headlining performers more than filled the house sonically, though this had little to do with the number of musicians playing. [Read more…]