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LH JAMS is in town

Music begins at 11 a.m. and continues into the night

LAURA JAMESON / THE EXPRESS Eddie Severn spontaneously joins in with the Rob Velez Trio during Thursday night’s LH JAMS performance at Avenue 209.

By LAURA JAMESON

ljameson@lockhaven.com

LOCK HAVEN — If you’re looking for something to do today, head downtown for a day full of good music, good food and great art.

The fourth annual LH JAMS festival will kick off today at 11 a.m. with arts and crafts vendors from all around central Pennsylvania, great food from area vendors, and some really fantastic music.

The music will begin filling the streets at 11:15 a.m. when Dick Adams and Friends take the stage.

LAURA JAMESON/THE EXPRESS From left, Jose Andre, Rob Velez and Gabriel Severn jam out together during a special performance at Avenue 209 Coffee House on Thursday night. The performance offered a taste of what is coming today during the LH JAMS festival, beginning at 11 a.m. on Main Street in Downtown Lock Haven.

They’ll be followed by the Jose Andre Trio with Rob Velez at noon. At 1:15 p.m., the Jay Vonda Trio will take the stage and following Jay, Edgardo Cintron Latin Band will perform at 2 p.m. West Coast Cool will follow Edgardo at 3:15 p.m. and perform until 4.After West Cost, Eddie Severn and his Quintet will take the stage and continue the musical evening until 5 p.m., when Latin jazz band Cafe y Petroleo will perform with harpist Jaime Castillo and percussionist Urie Kline. Inca Tribute Band to Santana will end the Main Street Concerts with a performance that will last from 5:30 to 8 p.m.

The music doesn’t stop with Inca however.

Three local restaurants/bars will be providing space for various artists to perform, giving those who may want a bite to eat a chance to kick back, relax and enjoy some smooth jazz while dining.

The venue concerts begin at 6 p.m. in Odd Fellas, 101 E. Main St., with the Gabriel Severn Trio.

Next up will be Grahm Dion and Friends at The Broken Axe Brew House, 1 E. Bald Eagle St., beginning at 7:30 p.m. and playing until 10.

The final performance will take place at Stella A’s beginning at 8 p.m. when the Steve Rudolph Trio will treat restaurant goers to a variety of jazz music from savvy, swinging to glimmering heavyweight. Reservations are encouraged for this venue by calling Stella A’s at 570-748-5600.

With a wide variety of music, food and craft goods, today is shaping up to be a great day.

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