Jazz Featured in Finale of Connect2Culture’s JOMO Jammin’ Music Festival

(Joplin, MO) Connect2Culture (C2C) will host the final performance of its JOMO Jammin’ Music Festival this Saturday, July 29, at the Harry M. Cornell Arts & Entertainment Complex (212 West 7th Street, Joplin, MO 64801).

The finale of this summer music festival will feature jazz from two local/regional groups.

“JOMO Jammin’ has been a blast and we couldn’t be more thrilled to offer the community an amazing lineup of exciting performances from local and regional artists,” says Emily Frankoski, Executive Director of Connect2Culture (C2C). “From rock to Americana to bluegrass, this has been a summer to remember — and we can’t wait to round it out with amazing jazz performances from Jomo Jazz and NWA Jazz & More Orchestra.”

Due to extremely high temperatures predicted on Saturday, the following performance will be held in C2C’s home theatre, the Beshore Performance Hall inside the Harry M. Cornell Arts & Entertainment Complex.

Jomo Jazz and NWA Jazz & More Orchestra

Saturday, July 29 | 7:00 pm (doors open 6:00 pm) | Genre: Jazz

Jomo Jazz, the four state’s leading jazz instrumental group, has been entertaining audiences since 2013. Comprised of five talented artists, each member’s unique sound and energy combines to provide a catalyst for the band’s explosive performances. From soulful originals to Big Band era classics, Jomo Jazz can perform a variety of songs to keep audiences entertained for hours! The NWA Jazz & More Orchestra plays great “standard” jazz, including tunes from the Great American Songbook, as well as modern hits and classic songs from the past 50 years. The artists of NWA Jazz & More Orchestra pride themselves in their versatility and their professional musicianship. From rock and roll to swing and everything else in between, NWA Jazz & More Orchestra is a traditional big band that will not disappoint!

Tickets are $10. Children ages 12 and under are admitted free with an adult entry.

Tickets can be purchased online at C2C’s website or via Simpletix. They can also be purchased over the phone by calling 417.501.5550 or at the box office inside the Cornell Complex during normal box office hours (Tuesday through Saturday, 1:00 to 5:00 pm).

About Connect2Culture:

Connect2Culture (C2C) is a not-for-profit arts organization founded in 2009 to enhance community through culture. Unlike any organization in the Joplin area, C2C is a respected community arts agency, a champion of the Harry M. Cornell Arts & Entertainment Complex, and a performing arts presenter. C2C strives to expand audience and resources needed to “ignite a passion for the arts, culture, and entertainment” in the Joplin area.


Emily Frankoski

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