Centery City Jazz Festival
Music lovers circle the dates for the annual Center City Jazz Fest, a day-long spring feast of hot riffs and cool jams. With the purchase of one ticket, fans can groove to almost two dozen bands performing at multiple locations, all within walking distance of one another.
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