Creekside Blues and Jazz Festival

Creekside Blues and Jazz Festival
Saturday, Jun 17, 2023 from 2:00pm to 11:00pm
Creekside Park and Plaza
117 Mill Street

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.


2:00P - 3:30P On Blues Stage: The Hip Replacements
The Hip Replacements are comprised of seven veteran and talented musicians that have been playing around Columbus for many years.

2:30P - 4:00P On Jazz Stage: Tom Carroll's Strings & Things
Tom Carroll has been a mainstay in Central Ohio for over thirty-five years and an affiliate artist with the Jazz Arts Group since 1986.

3:00P - 4:30P On Community Stage: Gravity's Pull
Gravity’s Pull is a high-energy local band in the Columbus area specializing in alternative rock and new wave classics from the 80s, 90s and early 2000s.

3:50P - 5:20P On Blues Stage: Deuce 'n a Quarter
Deuce 'n a Quarter is an award-winning band that has made quite an impression in the blues scene! As 2023 International Blues Challenge finalists, they have gained recognition amongst top blues acts and have earned themselves the title of one of the current notable bands.

4:30P - 6:00P On Jazz Stage: James Gaiters' Soul Revival
A Columbus, OH-based band, paying homage to the “Soul Jazz” tradition and favorite artists such as Lou Donaldson, Stanley Turrentine, Big John Patton and Rusty Bryant.

5:00P - 6:30P On Community Stage: Largemouth Brass Band
Largemouth Brass Band has one goal: spreading joy through musical performance.

5:40P - 7:10P On Blues Stage: Patrick McLaughlin
Songwriter, Patrick McLaughlin, has been crafting his record making and producing skills while continuing to serve the song.

6:30P - 8:00P On Jazz Stage: Tony Monaco Trio
Tony Monaco's fierce playing and unbridled energy on the Hammond B-3 Organ have put him on a meteoric rise into the national jazz scene.

7:00P - 8:30P On Community Stage: Blue Spectrum
Experience a spectrum of blues, rock, R&B, soul, pop, and jazz with the musical talents of local band, Blue Spectrum.

7:30P - 9:00P On Blues Stage: Zac Harmon
Zac Harmon is an award-winning guitarist, singer, and songwriter whose distinctive style continues the lineage of American Blues music - America’s classical music.

9:00P - 10:30P On Jazz Stage: Marion Meadows with the Urban Jazz Coalition
Soprano saxophonist, Marion Meadows will be performing with the Urban Jazz Coalition at the 2023 Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival.

9:00P - 10:30P On Community Stage: Honey and Blue
The band, a self-described mix of pop, blues and soul, is fronted by singer/songwriters Adam Darling and Stephanie Amber.

9:20P - 10:50P On Blues Stage: Hoodoo Soul Band
Hoodoo Soul Band began as a side project for several seasoned veterans of the Columbus music scene who wanted an outlet to play Funk and Rhythm and Blues with a horn section.

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