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Photos: Red hot Pentastic Jazz Festival wraps 25th year

The festival filled the ‘French Quarter’ at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre

The 25th year of the Pentastic Jazz Festival ended on a hot note that had everyone on their feet.

The festival capped off its latest series on Sept. 10, celebrating all flavours of hot jazz and more.

From the high-energy Zydeco-Cajun style of music to Rockabilly, New Orleans Dixie, to Big Band, the festival brought in a new genre of Western Swing.

The final night was a hit that filled up the French Quarter at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre.

Returning favourites took turns with a final couple of songs, and then all performers took to the stage together to close out the festival.

READ MORE: Swinging like it’s 1998: Pentastic Jazz Festival celebrates 25 years in Penticton

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Brennan Phillips

About the Author: Brennan Phillips

Brennan was raised in the Okanagan and is thankful every day that he gets to live and work in one of the most beautiful places in Canada.
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