DJ Jazzy Jeff to headline 2nd Annual T-Town Rocks Music Festival on July 29 – The Suburban Times

Submitted by Jennifer Smith.

T-Town Rocks Music Festival is July 29 at the Waterfront Venue in Narrows Marina. The event runs from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. and features award-winning artists in the hip hop, country, and rock genres. Artists include DJ Jazzy Jeff, Tone Loc, Young MC, Wanz, Kid Sensation, Cromwell and local artist Aaron Crawford. Josh Pray, comedian, will host the event for the evening. All profits from the festival will be donated to local associations.

In 2021, the music festival raised over $100,000 for charity and expects to surpass that goal this year. The festival benefits local charities including the Boys & Girls Club of South Puget Sound, Cascade Regional Blood Services, Graduate Tacoma, Mary Bridge: Behavioral Pediatric Department, Pierce County Early Childhood Network, Tacoma Rescue Mission and World Relief of Western Washington .

“T-Town Rocks provides an opportunity to get together, dance, support local causes and enjoy live music,” said Jen Smith, T-Town Rocks Event Manager. “At its core, T-Town Rocks is a celebration of our amazing South Sound community. We are very grateful to our event sponsors for making this festival possible.

Tickets to the event include admission to the festival, a welcome cocktail courtesy of Heritage Distilling Co, and a choice of dinner from three food trucks: Moctezuma’s, Alaska Weathervane Scallops, or Cascadia Pizza Co. For a VIP experience, purchase a table custom designed picnic area (seats 6-8) built by Boy Scout Troop 27 of Fox Island. Browne Family Vineyards wine, craft beer and Narrows Brewing Co cider will be available for purchase. Tickets are available at

Returning sponsors of the event include Pla & Watts Endodontics, Basil and Brie Charcuterie, Christy Ash Photography, Columbia Bank, The Doty Group, Fournier Insurance, Harmony Graphics, Milgard Windows and Doors, Industrial Hydraulics and TRA Medical Imaging. New 2022 sponsors include Browne Family Vineyards, Heritage Distilling, Old Hickory Shed and Zenith West Gymnastics. Additionally, Rider Johnson and his 27 Fox Island Boy Scout Troop generously handcrafted the VIP picnic tables for his Eagle Scout project.

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T-Town Rocks was founded by members of the South Sound community with the goal of coming together and giving back to local charities. The inaugural music festival in 2021 featured Sir Mixalot and raised $100,000 for eight local charities. Please follow/like/share on Instagram: @t.townrocks and Facebook: T-Town Rocks Music Festival.

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