Ronald McDonald House Presents its 6th Annual Reedy River Jazz and Wine Festival
Festival Fundraiser to Feature Local and Regional Talent
GREENVILLE, S.C. (April 3, 2015) – Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Carolinas is pleased to announce its 6th Annual Reedy River Jazz and Wine Festival will be held on Friday, April 24th at the TD Amphitheater and Wyche Pavillion in downtown Greenville. The Reedy River Jazz and Wine Festival was created for guests to experience soulful jazz and taste exquisite wines, all while giving back to the Ronald McDonald House in Greenville-allowing families to stay near their child being treated at a nearby hospital.
Gates to the festival open at 6:00 p.m. This year guests will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in a wide variety of wine, food and jazz performers. The wine and food tasting will be held in the Wyche Pavillion beginning at 6:30 p.m. Four wine distributors, Southern Wine & Spirits, Grassroots Wines, Curated Selections and Country Vintner, a will feature a variety of 20 different wines for tastings. Alongside the wine, Larkin’s on the River is providing a tapas dinner featuring their best southern fare. To finish off the tasting, Divine Desserts by Andrea will showcase a trio of her most popular cupcakes.
The lineup of musicians begins with the Anderson University Jazz Ensemble. Next, Doug Norwine Trio and Loretta Holloway will take the stage and finally the main act, Joe Gransden from Atlanta, Ga., will perform a tribute to Frank Sinatra in honor of his 100th birthday.
“The festival was designed to stimulate interest in and promote awareness of jazz in the Upstate,” said Marti Spencer, Executive Director/CEO, Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Carolinas. “We love to offer unique event experiences so everyone is able to join us as we support the Ronald McDonald House.”
Two types of tickets are available for purchase. The “Tasting Ticket” is $60 and includes access to the food and wine tasting in the Pavillion including the concert. The “Listening Ticket” is $25 and only grants access into the concert. Tickets can be purchased online by visiting https://reedyriverjazzandwinefestival.eventbrite.com .
For information on sponsorships, please contact Kate Venuto, Director of Development and Marketing, at (864) 235-1984 or [email protected].
About the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Carolinas
More than just a room and a hot meal, the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Carolinas is a home away from home for families of children receiving critical care at medical facilities in our community. The house can serve as a quiet place for families to be alone or as a place of companionship, sharing and emotional support with other families. Since 1989, Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Carolinas has cared for special families with 12 bedrooms, private baths, a double kitchen, living room, playroom and laundry facilities, as well as a courtyard with a peaceful fountain and bright sunroom. For more information on the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Carolinas, please visit www.rmhc-carolinas.org.