Glen Ellyn Jazz Fest Partners Split After Five Years
The College of DuPage will no longer participate in the annual music event in downtown Glen Ellyn.
Glen Ellyn's annual Jazz Fest is changing its tune.
The partnership that annually brings acclaimed musicians to downtown Glen Ellyn is dissolving, according to officials. The Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce will continue with a "new event," while the College of DuPage partners and White Space Design step away.
Stephen Cummins, director of McAninch Arts Center, released a statement Thursday evening that stated, "The Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce has informed us of its intent to create a new event with an emphasis on raising funds for the chamber."
The statement went on to say that the original partners -- McAninch Arts Center, White Space Design, and WDCB Public Radio -- do not support this new direction.
At this time more specific information on the July 14 event is unavailable. Stay tuned to Patch for more details.