Organizers in Prairie Village are doing their best to protect the many old timers who love jazz and their latest exercises an abundance of caution as the pandemic worsens.
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Updated guidance from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment last week prompted the decision. The guidance recommended a 10-day quarantine for people who attend “any out-of-state or in-state mass gatherings of 500 or more where individuals do not socially distance (6 feet) and wear a mask."“Though our event is held outdoors, attendance has traditionally been many times larger than the KDHE's threshold of 500,” the Prairie Village Jazz Fest Committee said in a statement.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - For the second consecutive year, the Prairie Village Jazz Festival has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Organizers announced the cancellation of the event, which had been scheduled for Sept. 11, "with heavy heart" in a Facebook post as well as on the city's website.