Charlie Christian International Music Festival
501 NW Ferris St
Lawton, OK 73501
The Charlie Christian International Music Festival is a fun-filled, six-day event that celebrates the musical contributions of world-renowned jazz guitar legend Charlie Christian, who grew up in Oklahoma City. This event features jazz, blues, contemporary, Western and old-school gospel music. Come to the annual Charlie Christian International Music Festival for top-notch performances by jazz greats at Elmer Thomas Park in Lawton and stick around for jam sessions, a battle of the bands, great food, arts and crafts and more.
Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant
Group Amenities: Bus/Motorcoach Parking, Group Rates Available
Highway Corridors (within 5 mi.): I-44
Projected Attendance: 20,000
Performance locations vary.
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