Richmond Jazz Festival brings city together

Richmond Jazz Festival brings city together

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Singing some of her favorite hits like "Love Overboard" and "Heard It Through the Grapevine," Gladys Knight, one of several big names to the take the stage at the Richmond Jazz Festival.

"The music is great but it's about the camaraderie," attendee Ron Robinson said.

For Robinson and friends, this is a family reunion of sorts.

"We've been coming out here since day one," Robinson said.

Celebrating friendship over live tunes - bringing Richmond together.

"This is our first time," Ferebee Smith said.

And she wouldn't be anywhere else.

"Is it worth braving the heat so far? Absolutely. Great music, great food," Smith said.

"Were enjoying Joss Stone. Just finished with Dee Dee Bridgewater. Looking forward to Parliament this afternoon," Damon Manning said.

So many acts, they can't fit on one stage - that's why there are three separate stages to capture all the excitement!

Music filling the air with even more big acts set to hit the stage Sunday.

"I was born and raised in Philadelphia…Frankie Beverly is from Philadelphia, so I want to see Frankie Beverly," Robinson said.

If you missed the first two days, you've got one more chance. Sunday, the music continues with Tony Toni Tone, Maze featuring Frankie Beverly and Brian Mcknight.

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