Council Members Cerssandra McPherson and Theresa Gadus announce the inaugural Glass City Jazz Fest

Monday, July 11, 2022

In conjunction with this year as the ÔÇťInternational Year of GlassÔÇŁ and to fill the void of world class jazz festivals in the immediate area, Toledo City Council Members McPherson and Gadus, with the support of their Council colleagues, the City of Toledo, and in partnership with Metroparks Toledo and community sponsors, are excited to announce the date and line-up for this yearÔÇÖs inaugural Glass City Jazz Fest.

The festival will take place Sunday, August 28, from noon until sunset in Glass City Metropark.

Attendees of the family-friendly, open-air festival will enjoy a full day of live acts that will explore various genres of jazz. The festival will be free and open to the public.

The inaugural line-up of artists include native Toledoans that have excelled to national and international acclaim:

  • Marcus Johnson
  • Lindsey Webster
  • Joey Sommerville with special guest
  • Larry Fuller Trio
  • The Brick Bar Allstars featuring Toledo Jazz Vocalists Kim Buehler, Deborah Gardner, Theresa Harris, and Lori Lefevre
  • Latin Jazz Players

For more information about the festival, visit

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Announcement Press Conference

Council Members Cerssandra McPherson and Theresa Gadus gathered with community partners to announce the date and line-up for the highly-anticipated inaugural Glass City Jazzfest.