SPEAK WITH YOU THERE!!!!
Here are a just a few of this year’s highlights:
May 1 Music in the Park featuring singer Theresa Hightower; renowned drummer, Chris Dave and many more! This event is from 1-7 pm and takes place in Atlanta’s West End.
May 14 Annual Spring Vespers under the direction of pastor and saxophonist Dwight Andrews at 7 pm at the First Congregational Church
MARTA MONDAYS - FROM 3-5 PM
May 2 Brazilian guitarist Sander Pinheiro at Chamblee Station
May 9 Saxophonist Mike Walton and his Quartet at Five Points Station
NEIGHBORHOOD JAZZ CONCERTS PRESENTED BY BANK OF AMERICA – FROM 4-8 PM
May 7 Singer & pianist Freddy Cole hosted by Council Member Bottoms at John A. White Park
*Note the event at John A. White Park will go from 3-7 pm and will be followed by a screening of “Annie” the movie starring Jamie Foxx.
May 21 Singer Julie Dexter hosted by Council Member Young at Washington Park
May 22 Singer Julie Dexter hosted by Council Members Mitchell & Dickens at West Manor Park
Sponsors for this year’s Atlanta Jazz Festival include MARTA, PNC Bank, Loews Atlanta Hotel, the Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau, Standard Press, Fontis Water, Eubanks Collection, the Coca-Cola Company, Bank of America, Publix and Publix Charities. To find out how your company or organization can be featured at this year’s festival contact Laura Moody at the Office of Cultural Affairs at LMoody@AtlantaGa.Gov.
The 39th Annual Atlanta Jazz Festival is presented by the City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs. The mission of the Atlanta Jazz Festival is to educate and entertain a diverse audience of jazz fans and to nurture the next generation of jazz musicians. The festival is partially supported by Atlanta Jazz Festival Inc, a 501(c)(3) cultural, non-profit. For a complete list of events for 31 Days of Jazz and more details about the Atlanta Jazz Festival, visit: www.atlantafestivals.com