~  Dayton, Ohio

Text Box:  An Outstanding Line-up of Hot Jazz Bands, including:
Text Box: The Ralph Grugel Memorial Jazz Festival
Text Box: Friday -  Saturday -  Sunday     ~     September    20  -   21  -   22

Call Box Office for Tickets:


419 321-5007





“Traditional Jazz is good; taste some every day!”


Contact Us:


GRUGELFEST  c/o Ragtime Rick

P.O. Box 1071

Toledo, OH   43697






Profits from the GRUGELFEST will benefit the Dyslexia Education Training Center of Northwest Ohio

(formerly the 32° Masonic Learning Center for Children), which provides individual instruction for children with dyslexia.

 Pam Croson, Director  419 252-0748


AT THE    



Located on the


UT Health Science Campus


3100 Glendale Avenue

Toledo, Ohio   43614


419 381- 6800



Text Box: For tickets, call: 

Huntington Center Box Office 

419 321-5007

The Yerba Buena Stompers


  Roy Rubinstein’s Chicago Hot Six


  Climax Jazz Band Toronto, Ontario (Canada)







~ Toledo, Ohio

with Nicole Heitger, vocalist 



  GRUGELFEST 2019 will be held the weekend of September 20 - 22 at the Radisson Hotel at the University of Toledo.   Named for the late Ralph Grugel, leader of Cleveland’s Eagle Jazz BandGRUGELFEST has replaced the annual Fall Dixieland Festival produced for more than 20 years by the EARLYJAS Club of Northeast Ohio.   Traditional New Orleans Jazz Bands will be featured during 4 sessions:  Friday night, Saturday afternoon, Saturday night, and Sunday.   



  Tickets are on sale at the Huntington Center Box Office, and may be purchased in person, by mail, or by calling 419 321-5007.  To reserve a hotel room, call the Radisson Hotel (at the University of Toledo)  at 419 381-6800.   Be sure to ask for special GRUGELFEST rates!



                                                                                                       Session 1:  Friday,  9 / 20/19             6:00 PM               

                                                                                                       Session 2:  Saturday, 9 / 21 /19       11:00 AM 

                                                                                                       Session 3:  Saturday, 9 / 21/19         6:00 PM    

                                                                                                       Session 4:  Sunday, 9 /22 /19          11:30 AM