Don't Miss the Big Band Friday, Reflections Street Festival Saturday

Posted by Nichole Johnson |

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Capital University's 19th annual Jazz and World Music Festival is in full swing just in time for the weekend.  

Friday night, Capital University's Big Band and the Stan Kenton Alumni Band will perform in Mees Hall. Admission is free for Capital students, faculty and staff with a valid Capital ID. Tickets cost $15 for the general public and $10 for students and seniors (60+). Tickets will be available for purchase at the door only on the day of the event beginning at 6 pm in the Mees Hall Box Office. For more information, call 614-236-6411.

On Saturday, join us for a Reflections Street Festival and student art sale at Reflections fountain, located on the plaza in the heart of Capital’s Bexley campus, from 1 to 7 pm. This free event will feature the rich, vibrant sounds of live music performed by Capital’s accomplished student ensembles, including Capital University Big Band, C.U.R.E. (Capital University Rock Ensemble), Jazz Percussion Ensemble, World Music Ensemble and more. 


There also will be a student art sale and street food created by Columbus's food trucks. Burrito Bus, Sweet! the Mobile Cupcakery, Pitabilities and The Cheesy Truck are expected. Parkhurst Dining Services also will sell concessions, beer and wine.  News-Food-Trucks-189 

Bring your family and lawn chairs and listen as Capital’s students explore jazz, global music and cultural influences to transform the plaza into a street that could be anywhere in the world.


Please note: The street festival will be canceled if it rains or snows.

For more information, including a complete list of Jazz and World Music Festival events, please visit


Located in the Columbus, Ohio, neighborhood of Bexley, Capital University is a private, four-year undergraduate institution and graduate school. Capital prepares students for meaningful lives and purposeful careers through a relevant liberal arts core curriculum and deep professional programs. Influenced by its Lutheran heritage, Capital places great emphasis on the free and open exchange of ideas, seeking out diverse perspectives, active participation in society, leadership and service. With a focus on rigor and experiential learning, the University capitalizes on its size, location, and heritage to develop the whole person, both inside and outside the classroom.   






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