We’re looking forward to seeing you at The Five Points Jazz Festival on Saturday, June 8 along the Welton Street corridor in Five Points.
As always it starts with a parade at noon.

KUVO will be broadcasting live from the Five Points Plaza outside of Spangalang Brewery from 11:45 a.m. to 6 p.m. Stop by and say hello!
We’ll also have a table with eager volunteers waiting to greet you and give you some KUVO schwag! Look for our banners!

Each year, Denver Arts & Venues honors individuals who have been significant contributors to the Five Points
community and the legacy of jazz in Denver and beyond.

Rosalind “Bee” Harris — Director Denver Urban Spectrum
Keith Oxman — Saxophonist, Director of Instrumental Music, East High School
Ken Walker — Bassist, Instructor at Lamont School of Music

Parade Grand Marshalls:
Cleo Parker Robinson — Cleo Parker Robinson Dance
Carlos Lando — KUVO JAZZ
More information on Honorees HERE

Performance Schedule

Parade (from 29th to 25th along Welton Street)
12:00-12:15 p.m. – Otone Brass Band

Denver Arts & Venues Stage (25th and Welton Streets)
12:15-1:00 p.m. – Otone Brass Band
1:45-2:45 p.m. – Charles Blenzig & Simple Math
3:30-4:30 p.m. – Linda Theus-Lee’s “Vocal Musical Journey”
4:15 p.m. – Honoree Presentation: Rosalind “Bee” Harris and Ken Walker
5:15-6:15 p.m. – Brian Claxton Quartet
6:45-7:45 p.m. – Hugh Ragin and the Messengers of Peace

White Claw Hard Seltzer Stage (29th and Welton Streets)
12:30-1:30 p.m. – Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra
2:00-3:00 p.m. – Creative Love Happening
3:30-4:30 p.m. – Danette & the Good Guys
5:15-6:15 p.m. – Purnell Steen and the Five Points Ambassadors
6:10 p.m. – Honoree Presentation: Keith Oxman
7:00-8:00 p.m. – Buckner Funken Jazz

United Airlines Stage (27th and California Streets)
12:30-1:30 p.m. – The Renwick Brothers
2:00-3:00 p.m. – Harry Drabkin Quartet
3:30-4:30 p.m. – Clare Church Quartet
5:00-6:00 p.m. – Electric Giz
6:30-7:30 p.m. – Tenia Nelson Trio (TNT!)

George Morrison Stage (Five Points Plaza, Welton Street between 27th and 28th Streets)
12:45-1:45 p.m. – Bill Kopper Quintet
2:15-3:15 p.m. – Ritmo Jazz Latino
3:45-4:45 p.m. – Donna Scott Quintet
5:15-6:15 p.m. – Jonathan Powell Latin Jazz Septet
6:45-7:45 p.m. – Jack Hadley Band

Spangalang Brewery (2736 Welton Street)
8:00-11:00 p.m. – Beasts of No Nation

TeaLee’s Tea House and Bookstore (611 22nd Street)
8:30-9:30 p.m. – Jakarta
9:45-10:45 p.m. – Jakarta

The Lydian (2590 Welton Street)
2:00-3:00 p.m. – David Bernot Organ Trio
4:00-5:00 p.m. – Felix Ayodele
5:00-6:00 p.m. – David Bernot Organ Trio

715 Club (715 E. 26th Avenue)
4:00-8:00 p.m. – Bigwheel Electrosoul

Welton Room (2590 Welton Street)
8:00-9:00 p.m. – Laurie D. Jazz Duo
9:00-10:00 p.m. – Camilla Vaitaitis
     10:00-11:00 p.m. – Laurie D. Jazz Duo

The Marigold (2721 Welton Street)
12:00-1:30 p.m. – Domi Edson Trio

Sonia Rae is the cultural affairs program manager at Denver Arts & Venues, the City and County of Denver agency behind Five Points Jazz. She joined The Morning Set to share all the need-to-know details for this weekend’s festival!

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