Sun Lakes Jazz Fest and Dance coming in May


John Appling

On Saturday, May 19, 2018, beginning with a 5:30 p.m. VIP Mixer and doors opening for general admission at 7:00 p.m., Phoenix Entertainment Circle, LLC, will kick off their first annual Sun Lakes Jazz Fest and Dance. P E C is a new entertainment company that will aim their spotlights on some of the great local jazz artists and groups here in the Phoenix area. One of those artists you will be able to hear on that day is the smooth and sultry voice of Lyn Jackson. Lyn Jackson is an outstanding R&B, Pop and Jazz vocalist. She was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, and currently resides in the Phoenix, Arizona area.

Audiences are captivated by Lyn’s smooth and sultry voice and her compelling stage presence. She has opened for Regina Bell, Minnie Riperton, the Chi-Lites and Lou Rawls. The main act for the evening will be Gabriel Bey & Spooky Kool, one of the top jazz groups in the Phoenix area. The evening will end with dancing with DJ EL Lanier, winner of the 2014 Insomniac EDC Las Vegas Discovery Project Competition.

The Sun Lakes Jazz Fest and Dance will be held at the Cottonwood Palo Verde Country Club in the San Tan Ballroom, 25630 S. Brentwood Drive, Sun Lakes, AZ 85248. This is a show and dance that all will enjoy, and all are welcome. Tickets are on sale now at For more information on site ticket sales, contact Cottonwood at 480-319-4167 and ask for John.

VIP Mixer tickets – 5:30 p.m. (cocktails, hors d’ oeuvres, early seating for show) – $35.00

General Admission tickets – 7:00 p.m. – $25.00