Now in its 24th year, The Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival, in Gahanna, gathers world famous groups and performers at a single place for you to enjoy the best Blues & Jazz in Ohio. The three-day cultural celebration for all ages, features world class musicians on 3 stages, mouthwatering cuisine, regional artisans, and more.
Each year we invite lots of famous & talented performers to our event. Here are just some of the artists who will excite you with their music this year.
5:00P - 6:30P On Jazz Stage: The Chris Brown Trio
Whether freelancing as jazz, gospel, R&B, pop keyboardist or simply accompanying a soloist, Christopher Brown seems to be right at home in his musical world.
5:00P - 6:30P On Community Stage: Trutone
Trutone is a modern music quintet featuring seasoned veteran musicians from all over Ohio.
5:30P - 7:00P On Blues Stage: The Groove
Join The Groove as they perform some of Central Ohio's Best Classic Rock, Rhythm & Blues, Funk and Soul Music around! In 2023, The Groove is celebrating 11 years and 350+ shows! They are winners of the 2022 QFM96 House Band Contest.
7:00P - 8:30P On Jazz Stage: Sydney McSweeney with Andy Woodson's Paw Paw Orchestra
Local musicians Sydney McSweeney and Andy Woodson's Paw Paw Orchestra will be performing during the 2023 Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival.
7:00P - 8:30P On Community Stage: The Wayfarers
Hailing from rural Southeast Ohio, The Wayfarers emerged onto the scene in early 2010 playing their own form of American Roots music.
7:30P - 9:00P On Blues Stage: The Joint Rockers
The Joint Rockers formed in 1981 to play the music we grew to love – classic Blues, R&B, Soul and early Roots Rock.
9:00P - 10:30P On Jazz Stage: Chuchito Valdés
Chuchito Valdés, following in the footsteps of his famed father Chucho Valdés and grandfather Bebo Valdés, continues the legacy of great piano players from Cuba.
9:00P - 10:30P On Community Stage: MojoFlo
Neo funk group, MojoFlo, is as known for their captivating stage performance as their infectious rhythms and catchy lyrics.
9:30P - 11:00P On Blues Stage: Erin Coburn
Cincinnati native and perpetual misfit, Erin Coburn is known for her prolific songwriting and modern approach to American Rock and Roll.