Twin Cities Jazz Festival Announces 2013 Headliners

Kenny Werner, Cyrus Chestnut among artists to perform in St. Paul

Kenny Werner, Matt Slocum, Walter Smith III and Cyrus Chestnut will headline the 15th annual Twin Cities Jazz Festival June 27-29 in Saint Paul, Minn.

Pianist and composer Werner will take the stage on June 28, at 8:30 p.m. Saxophonist Smith will join New York drummer and composer Slocum June 29, at 6 p.m., followed by pianist Chestnut.

Mears Park in Saint Paul’s Lowertown will house the three-day celebration. A variety of musicians will perform on one of three stages throughout the weekend, in addition to performances at several downtown restaurants and clubs. The Dakota Foundation for Jazz Education will also host a youth stage on Prince Street.

The festival is free and open to the public. For more information, visit Twin Cities Jazz Festival.