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Articles About AACW Blues Fest
The AACW and Omega Music will host a “Backyard Blues” series event on Saturday, May 5, 6–10 p.m., at 318 E. Fifth St. in Dayton. The event is a fundraiser for the 20th anniversary celebration of the AACW Blues, Jazz and Gospel Fest.
AACW will host the 15th annual Blues and Jazz festival this weekend, Aug. 23-26. As always, the weekend will feature a spectacular line-up of musical acts and events.
AACW’s 14th annual Blues and Jazz Festival this weekend will feature blues, reggae, open mic poetry and gospel music. See the full schedule and a video from last year’s festival.
Central Chapel AME Church hosted the 13th annual Gospel Fest on Wednesday, Sept. 8. The event kicked off the annual AACW Blues Fest.
The mighty influence of African Americans in American music — from blues, jazz and rock-and-roll to hip-hop and R&B — is annually celebrated at the Blues and Jazz Fest put on by African-American Cross-Cultural Works, or AACW, each fall.
You could call Faith Patterson a woman with a passion for bringing people together. As a leader of the African-American Cultural Works, or ACCW, she’s been pursuing that passion for more than a decade, spearheading such community-building events as Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, the recent Roots brunch, and the upcoming annual AACW Blues/Jazz Fest.
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Around town folks still call it the “blues fest,” even though the popular annual event is now officially known as the Blues, Jazz and Cultural Fest. And, although there has been concern that without facilities traditionally provided by Antioch College the show might not go on…