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Denton Arts & Jazz Festival Returns this Fall - October 7-9

September 12, 2022

Coming soon this fall, the Denton Arts and Jazz Festival will be held from Friday, October 7 through Sunday October 9 at the Quakertown Park and Facilities in Denton. This year, 60 Local 72-147 AFM bands will perform on three of the festival’s open air stages throughout the weekend and are co-funded by The Recording Industry’s Music Performance Trust Fund (MPTF).

For years MPTF has provided sponsorship of the Denton festival, which had normally taken place in April. After a pause in 2020 due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, the Festival returned in 2021 as a fall event, and is the perfect time of year to bring the best of local talent together and celebrate art and jazz.

The Denton Arts and Jazz Festival is a celebration of the arts in a community known for embracing and nurturing music, dance, choral, drama and the visual arts. The free event is produced by the Denton Festival Foundation, Inc. with the generous support of sponsors such as the The Recording Industry’s Music Performance Trust Fund and the city of Denton. Held at Denton’s Quakertown Park, the event features seven stages of continuous music, fine art, crafts, and food, games and information booths in a beautiful, outdoor setting.

Local 72-147 is proud of its long history of community collaboration in helping to bring this event together, and of the immense showcase of local musical talent.

Visit and check out the line up of union bands scheduled to perform on the festival’s Jazz Stage, Courtyard Stage and River Stage throughout that October weekend.