Amscot Financial sponsors 9th annual 'Jazz in the Gardens' music festival

Mar 07, 2014, 09:48 ET from Amscot Financial

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amscot Financial, a leading provider of convenient, consumer-oriented financial services, is pleased to participate as a sponsor of the 9th Annual "Jazz in the Gardens" music festival, scheduled for March 15-16, 2014 at Sun Life Stadium.

Presented by the City of Miami Gardens, "Jazz in the Gardens" has grown to become one of the most highly regarded and anticipated music festival events in the country. Last year, more than 63,000 fans attended, attracting both residents and tourists to the city of Miami Gardens.

The festival will present a wide range of nationally known artists, including Grammy Award winners LL Cool J, Jamie Foxx and Anthony Hamilton. In addition, bass guitar legend Stanley Clarke and Maze, featuring Frankie Beverly, will round out this year's lineup. These five superstars join R&B artist Trey Songz, original Destiny's Child member Kelly Rowland, R&B funk group Mint Condition, six-octave vocalist Rachelle Farrell and 2014 Grammy nominee jazz artist Boney James.

Amscot Financial, founded 25 years ago in Tampa, expanded into South Florida in 2012 and now operates 41 branch locations in Miami-Dade and Broward counties.

Ian MacKechnie, founder and CEO of Amscot Financial, said: "South Florida is home to tens of thousands of Amscot customers and hundreds of Amscot associates. And so we are pleased to be a part of this major music festival, which enriches the cultural experience of so many people throughout South Florida."

About Amscot Financial

Headquartered in Tampa, Fla., Amscot Financial is a leading provider of convenient, consumer-oriented financial services, including check cashing, bill payment, money transfers, cash advances, prepaid cards and money orders through its wholly owned division, Amscot International Money Order Company.  Amscot Financial currently operates 232 retail financial service centers throughout Florida and employs more than 1,600 employees. Amscot Financial has been recognized by the Tampa Bay Business Journal as one of Tampa Bay's Best Places to Work for five years. For additional information, please visit the company's website at

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