The time is approaching for three outstanding Cherokee County High School Jazz Bands to travel to Des Moines and compete in the Iowa Jazz Championships.
Cherokee Washington earned the honor of going to State in Class 2A, while Aurelia and Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn will compete in Class 1A.
All three bands will play at the Polk County Convention Center, which is located at 501 Grand Avenue.
Tickets for the day competition of the Iowa Jazz Championships are $7. This ticket will get you into all performances during the day. There is no pre-sale of tickets for the day performances. Tickets to the night finals, which start at 7 p.m., are $10, and can be purchased at the Civic Center Box Office (515-243-1285).
The Aurelia Jazz Band is scheduled to perform at 11:30 a.m., followed by the MMC Jazz Band at 12:45 p.m.
The Cherokee Washington Jazz Band performs at 1:45 p.m.