Get a taste of this year's festival and help raise money for it on Thursday.

Unfortunately, we have to wait until September for the Highland Jazz & Blues Festival however, we'll get our first look the the 13th annual even on Thursday. The Highland Jazz & Blues Festival Kick-Off Party will take place at Twisted Root this Thursday, June 16 at 6 p.m.

It's also a fundraiser for the event.

When ordering your food, make sure you mention the Highland Jazz & Blues Festival to the cashier. 20% of your ticket will automatically be donated to the festival. Guest will hear the musical lineup and get a first look at the 2016 poster design. Other details will also be revealed.

This year's Highland Jazz & Blues Festival is presented by Twisted Root and will take place Saturday, September 17.

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