Jazz festival to cause road closures in Springfield this weekend

SPRINGFIELD — This weekend’s Kiwanis Jazz and Blues Festival in Springfield will cause some road closures throughout the duration of the event, according to a city spokesperson.

Starting at 1 p.m. Friday until 10 a.m. Sunday, the following roads in Springfield will be closed for the festival:

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  • Main Street (from Fountain Avenue to Center Street)
  • Fisher Street (from Main to Columbia Streets)
  • Mill Run Place (from Main to Columbia Streets)
  • the southernmost lane of Columbia Street
  • The Fisher Street alley

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“Join us, along with Springfield native and award-winning artist John Legend, in supporting the second Springfield Jazz and Blues Festival. Building on a long and storied music tradition, Springfield, OH is proud to present the region’s most exciting new summer event,” a spokesperson said when describing the festival.

Attendees of the festival can expect to see Award-winning jazz and blues artists, along with locally brewed beer from Mother Stewart’s Brewing Company, ‘Crowd-favorite’ food trucks, and more.

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