Angelique Kidjo among Clifford Brown Jazz Fest performers

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

  Four-time Grammy winner Angelique Kidjo will be the opening headliner for the first night of the Clifford Brown Jazz Festival. which is being held June 21-24. Joining her will be Marquis Hill and Monty Alexander and the Harlem Kingston Express. The Jazz Festival, sponsored by the City of Wilmington, is the largest free jazz outdoor festival on the East …

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Wilmington wins $90K arts grant to create music series

Charles MegginsonCulture, Headlines

Wilmington has been awarded a $90,000 matching grant to present a free, multi-year outdoor music series.  The grant comes from the Mortimer & Mimi Levitt Foundation, a social impact group that supports nonprofits throughout the country focused on music, public spaces, and community building. The matching funds will be used to present a 10-week live music series in 2023, 2024 …