Annual festival in Peekskill starts at 3 p.m.

The annual Jazz & Blues Festival returns to Peekskill’s downtown from 3 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, July 23, with live music, an arts-and-craft fair, and food at the 12 restaurants within walking distance of the event.

Joe Louis Walker
Joe Louis Walker

The main stage will be located on North Division Street at Park and Central avenues, with the first act, Alexis Cole, at 4 p.m. The headliner at 9 p.m. is Joe Louis Walker, a member of the Blues Hall of Fame. Other performers include the Jessi Mason Band, Greg Westhoff’s Westchester Swing Band, 3D Rhythm of Life and the Brighton Beat.

In addition, the Beanrunner Café at 201 S. Division St. will feature guitarist Jimbo Ro at 3 p.m. and the Donna Singer Jazz Quartet at 5 p.m. as benefits for Support Connection, a non-profit organization that provides support to women with breast and ovarian cancer.

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