Up & Coming Weekly

July 06, 2021

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12 UCW JULY 7-13, 2021 WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM COVER AUDREY HOGUE, Staff Writer. COMMENTS? Editor@upandcomin- gweekly.com 910-484-6200. Sandhills Jazz Society hosts Come Together City Music Festival July 10 by AUDREY HOGUE e Sandhills Jazz Society is back after more than a year on a COVID hiatus. e Come Together City Music Festival will take place July 10 at J.P. Riddle Stadium in Fayetteville featuring some of North Carolina's finest jazz and rhythm and blues artists. Scheduled to appear are Reggie Codrington, Von Demetriz, George Freeman, Dez Humphrey and Buddy Mcleod. e Sandhills Jazz Society shares a musical vision that encompasses a wide spectrum of jazz, blues, world, creative and improvised music, including evolving forms of jazz and the technologies and media that influence jazz as an art form. e result is an entertaining evening for audiences who enjoy jazz, blues, funk and soul, and everything that falls in between. Founded in 2018, the Sandhills Jazz Society is a community-based nonprofit arts education orga- nization in Fayetteville. Members strive to promote interest in jazz music across multiple generations. e goal is to bring awareness to jazz and other music genres and strengthen the arts community by offering performances, collaborations, work- shops and other educational opportunities. Tickets for the Come Together City Music Festi- val can be purchased on the website for $25 dollars or $35 on the day of the event. e gates will open at 4 p.m. will performances scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. is event will happen rain or shine and all ticket sales are final. Outside food and drink are not permitted but there will be several food vendors at the festiv al. J.P. Riddle Stadium is located at 2823 Legion Road. For more information about this event and future events visit the website at www.sandhill- sjazz.com/ or call 910-987-2426. EVENTS SPONSORSHIPS AVAILABLE Individual & Team Players | Sign up now Golf Charity September 16, 2021 Gates Four Golf & Country Club • Registration: 9:30AM • Shotgun Start: 11AM • Captains Choice • Dinner & Awards Following Tournament 2 7 T H A N N U A L For More Information Call 910-485-0555 or email admin@thecareclinic.org e Come Together City Music Festival will feature (left ) Reggie Codrington, (center) Von Demetriz and (right) George Freeman. Not pictured but also performing are Dez Humphrey and Buddy Mcleod. (Photos courtesy Sandhills Jazz Society)

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