Jazz fest cancelled? Attend Scottsdale Polo Championships for free

(Submitted photo)

(Submitted photo)

With the sudden and unexpected cancellation of the Arizona Jazz Festival at Rawhide Event Center, hundreds of Americans who traveled to the Valley have been left out to dry.

Many bought Jazz Festival tickets months ago and purchased plane tickets and made hotel reservations at that time.

In order to help address the problems this cancellation has caused and to ensure that travelers to the Valley have an outlet to enjoy high-quality jazz performances, the Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships at Westworld of Scottsdale are to offer Arizona Jazz Festival ticket holders free general admission tickets to the polo championships on Saturday, Oct. 24.

Additionally, Arizona Jazz Festival ticket holders will be able to purchase tickets from any other ticket category for a 10 percent discount.

Those seeking to take advantage of either offer can do so day-of at the Westworld of Scottsdale ticket office, according to a press release.

For the first time ever at the Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships, jazz music will be an integral musical element. The Barrett-Jackson Champagne & Jazz Lounge will be the place to be while polo and music enthusiasts can enjoy performances by local jazz legend, Doc Jones and his quartet.

Mr. Jones has been a staple in the Arizona jazz scene for more than two decades and has performed all across the United States, according to the release. His performance of jazz classics from across many decades at the Barrett-Jackson Champagne & Jazz Lounge from will be sure to please music fans of any age.

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