Media Coverage, Mentions and Listings

*compilation in progress; not a complete list


2019 Lineup Announcement (PDF)


WZUM’s The Scene May 19 interviews with the steering committee’s Dave Ferguson, and jazz pianist Tom Roberts from the 2019 lineup.

WZUM’s The Scene May 23 interviews with headliner Vanessa Collier and saxophonist and clinician Jared Sims.

PA Musician May 2019 Editor’s Ramblings

Indiana Gazette May 26 Gazette Photos: Westsylvania music festival welcomes headliners

Indiana Gazette May 26 Music festival kicks off

Altoona Mirror May 25 Memorial Day Weekend Live Music Everywhere!

WCCS May 25 Westsylvania Jazz & Blues Festival Continues Today

Cat Country May 25 Westsylvania Continues Today

Arts Altoona May 24 Memorial Day Weekend: Live Music Everywhere

Indiana Gazette May 24 Inside Indiana: Drive-in, fishing, Michael, Bill, nature ...

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette May 24 The best things happening in Pittsburgh this weekend: May 23-26

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette May 20 Best Pittsburgh concerts this week: Hozier, Nita Strauss, Sebadoh, Little Feat tribute, more

Indiana Gazette May 20 It's happening here...

Indiana Gazette May 24 Indiana County Entertainment Center

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette May 16 Pittsburgh summer festivals are filled with music, fun foods and crafts

Tribune-Review May 12, 2019: Indiana jazz, blues fest expands with kickoff concert

WCCS (Indiana, PA) April 19, 2019: Indiana in the Morning Interview: Dave Ferguson and Cate Planisky 

Charleston (WV) Gazette Mail April 18, 2019: WV Travel Team feature

Indiana Gazette April 13, 2019: Lineup Announced for the Westsylvania music festival

Traveler Vacation Guide ‘Guest Quest’

BSWPA | A Place For Jazz | AARP local | IUP bulletin | Ohio Festivals | Indiana CEO headlines | PA Happy Thoughts (VisitPA blog/May Festivals and Events) | Central PA Friends of Jazz (PDF) |


WCCS (Indiana, PA) May 26, 2018: Westsylvania jazz and blues fest today in Indiana

Tribune Review (Greensburg, PA) May 18, 2018: Pittsburgh bands head east for free Westsylvania jazz, blues fest

Recreation News (Mid-Atlantic publication) March 31, 2018: ‘Uniquely American’ music shines at Indiana, Pennsylvania, festival

Republic of Jazz: May 25, 2018: Shawn Maxwell's New Tomorrow - Music In My Mind review, concert listings


Herald Standard (Uniontown, PA) May 16, 2014: Westsylvania Jazz and Blues Festival performance line up