Southern Oregon Musical Festival faces extinction without funding

Medford, Ore. — The Southern Oregon Music Festival is in need of major funding to continue on. Formerly known as the Medford Jazz Festival, Vice President and Executive Director Dennis Ramsden said the annual event is in jeopardy of closing down.

The organization needs $50,000 by March 1st, 2017 continue. It’s been searching for new sponsors for some time.

Throughout the last 28 years, the Festival has featured all types of musical genres, from jazz to rhythm and blues, and even Cajun music. The organization also has a youth program, which brings bands into local schools, and refurbishes instruments for the community.

If you would like to make a donation or learn more, call 1-866-448-1948, or email [email protected].

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