November 30, 2023

The return of the Beech “Jazz on the Ave” Music Fest

ABOVE PHOTO: Headliner Woman Alma and Vertical Present

Beech Neighborhood Companies, in partnership with the twenty second Police District, not too long ago hosted the 14th Annual Beech “Jazz on the Ave” Music Fest, headlined by Woman Alma and Vertical Present. This free occasion, which attracts 1000’s of native and nationwide guests yearly, passed off on Cecil B. Moore Avenue (between Broad Road and seventeenth Road).

Mina Say What, noon host at 100.3 RNB and Dr. Kenneth Scott, president of Beech Firms.

“The Beech “Jazz on the Ave” Music Fest is understood for internet hosting neighborhoods from throughout town and nation and celebrating the musical historical past of the North Central group,” stated Christine Brown, director of Beech Neighborhood Companies. “This yr, we have been excited to host this occasion in partnership with the twenty second Police District and we demonstrated how our group can come collectively to offer a protected, enjoyable, and welcoming surroundings within the Cecil B. Moore group of North Philadelphia.”

The occasion kicked off with a gap ceremony introduced in partnership with the Sankofa Suitcase Mission. As well as, the “Jazz on the Ave” Music Fest additionally hosts a number of native meals vans and distributors who proceed to help well being, high quality of life, and security within the North Philadelphia group.

This yr’s music fest was hosted by Patty Jackson and Mina Say What, and included performances by Lydia Hilliard Expertise, Tia Shanae, Karen Smith, She’J Q’Dee, and Ursula Rucker.

Captain Michael Goodson of the twenty second Police District, Dr. Kenneth Scott, president of Beech Firms; Christine Brown, director of Beech Neighborhood Companies; James Samuel, group relations officer of the twenty second Police District.

Cecil B. Moore, as soon as known as Columbia Avenue, is traditionally identified for its vigorous jazz golf equipment that musical legends frequented. In the present day, the Beech “Jazz on the Ave” Music Fest continues this legacy and has develop into one of many must-attend summer time live performance occasions of the yr, attracting musicians, celebrities, locals, and folks from throughout the nation.

Based on analysis, native concert events and festivals are vacationer sights and may convey communities collectively and instill a way of group pleasure and data of their historical past. As well as, the financial advantages of festivals assist stimulate the expansion of tourism, and different companies within the area, and supply short-term employment alternatives for native residents.

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About Beech Neighborhood Companies
Beech Neighborhood Companies (BCS) was established in July 2006 underneath the auspices of Beech Interplex, Inc., to behave as a liaison between the residents and enterprise homeowners of the Cecil B. Moore group. This partnership will assist strengthen and maintain a wholesome group whereas enhancing the lives of the residents. One of many functions of BCS is to advertise and strengthen the standard of life for residents within the areas from Broad to twentieth Streets and Montgomery Avenue to Thompson Road. For added info, go to: