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Atlanta Jazz Festival Names Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Wetumpka as the Legends Stage Presenting Sponsor

Legends Stage to feature artists from the first Atlanta Jazz Festival

Wind Creek Casino Logo Atlanta – March 2, 2017 – The Atlanta Jazz Festival is proud to announce Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Wetumpka as the official presenting sponsor of The Legends Stage for the event’s 40th anniversary taking place Memorial Day Weekend, May 26 – 28 at Piedmont Park. Over the past 40 years, The Legends Stage has featured veteran jazz musicians, including Ojeda Penn Experience, Miles Davis and Spyro Gyra. This year, The Legends Stage will welcome back musicians who performed at the very first Atlanta Jazz Festival in 1977.

“We are thrilled to have such an exciting company on board with us this year to present The Legends Stage, as well as provide amazing weekend getaways for some lucky Jazz Festival fans,” said Camille Russell Love, Executive Director – City of Atlanta, Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs. “The Legends Stage has a special draw this year in honor of the festival’s 40th anniversary as several musicians from the very first Atlanta Jazz Festival will be back to perform.”

As part of its sponsorship, Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Wetumpka will be giving away five two-night stays, each valued around $500. Contests will be announced through media partners and on social media in March.

Located just 16 miles from Montgomery, Alabama, Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Wetumpka is a only a three-hour drive from Atlanta. Guests will enjoy an 85,000 square foot gaming floor and over 2,500 thrilling games, along with AAA four-diamond rated hotel rooms, complimentary valet, a 24-hour fitness center and the Oasis Pool & Bar. The Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Wetumpka also offers a New Player Promise and will cover losses up to $1,000.

“Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Wetumpka is honored to be involved with The Atlanta Jazz Festival during its 40th anniversary year,” said Kay Simmons, Property Manager. “We’re excited that 10 people will get to experience our property as winners of our weekend getaways. I know they’ll be surprised at all we have to offer – right in their backyard.”

About Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Wetumpka

Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Wetumpka is a hotel and casino combination located in Wetumpka, Alabama. The casino features an 85,000 square foot gaming floor with more than 2,500 games, while the hotel features, four-diamond rated rooms and suites, the Oasis Pool & Bar, views of the beautiful Coosa River and a 24-hour fitness center. Dining choices of the Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Wetumpka include FIRE Steakhouse, a steak and seafood specialty restaurant, along with the delicious pastry and coffee shop Chilly Bean, as well as other to go and buffet options for guests. For more information, visit their website at https://windcreekwetumpka.com/.

About Atlanta Jazz Festival

The Atlanta Jazz Festival is regarded as one of the country’s largest free jazz festivals and invites music lovers from around the region to be immersed in jazz music culture. Mayor Maynard Jackson founded the original jazz festival to promote the art form that originated in the south. The Atlanta Jazz Festival is an annual musical showcase that celebrates jazz legends and features up-and-coming jazz performers in venues throughout metropolitan Atlanta, culminating on Memorial Day weekend with performances at Piedmont Park, Friday through Sunday. For more information, please visit www.atlantafestivals.com and follow Atlanta Jazz Festival on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.