Atlanta Jazz Festival Announces 2017 Festival Sponsors
ATLANTA – May 22, 2017 – The Atlanta Jazz Festival is pleased to announce its 2017 sponsors, which are helping to support the 40th anniversary of the free Festival weekend, taking place May 26 – 28 at Piedmont Park.
Festival sponsors include American Family Insurance, Bank of America, Your Atlanta Area BMW Centers, Atlanta Beverage Company & Bud Light, The Coca-Cola Company, MARTA, Loews Atlanta Hotel, Lyft, MetroPCS, PNC Bank, Fontis Water, Sprouts Farmer’s Market, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Verizon and Wind Creek Casino and Hotel Wetumpka, Alabama
Corporate vendors for the Festival include Power Home Remodeling, Hormel Chili, Skippy, Stubb’s, State Farm Insurance, Georgia’s Own Credit Union, AIDS Healthcare, Atlanta United, KidFitStrong and Sprint.
“Music speaks to us in a universal language that provides pathways to greater cultural understanding, and of all music, jazz is uniquely American,” said Wendy Stewart, Atlanta market president, Bank of America. “With the help of great artists like Freddy Cole, Kathleen Bertrand and the many other talented musicians performing at the Atlanta Jazz Festival this year, Bank of America is honored to help keep the flame of jazz alive in Atlanta.”
“The Festival’s 40th anniversary events and weekend could not have been possible without our sponsors,” said Camille Russell Love, Executive Director – City of Atlanta, Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs. “Each sponsor has greatly contributed to several events, including the Late Night Jazz Jam and more to ensure that this year’s Festival will be the best yet.”