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4th annual GRandJazzFest returns to Rosa Parks Circle Aug. 15 & 16 - expected to bring 12,000 people downtown

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Hi, my name is Molly Klimas, and I'm one of the organizers of the 4th annual GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation. Entering our fourth year in 2015, the fest has grown to be an event that draws people not only from Grand Rapids but also from across the state and beyond. We expect about 12,000 people at this year's weekend-long festival, being held Aug. 15 and 16 at Rosa Parks Circle. The festival is FREE and features all kinds of jazz music from internationally known performers and up-and-coming artists. And we have some great new happenings in store at this year's GRandJazzFest -- including the new Family Guitar Tent where people can try out different types of guitars and even get tips from GRandJazzFest performer Bryan Lubeck. Godin and Cordoba guitar companies are sponsoring the tent and, each day at the fest, we'll draw the name of a lucky winner of a guitar! More on the fest is at www.grandjazzfest.org 

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