Are you looking for something to do this weekend?
Do you like jazz music?
Do you need to save money?
By do I may have the right event for you!
The Atlanta Jazz Festival is a free Memorial Day, event showcasing jazz legends and new artists at Piedmont Park. “The mission of the Atlanta Jazz Festival is to expose and entertain a diverse audience of Jazz aficionados, young Jazz enthusiasts and aspiring musicians to the rich heritage and variety of Jazz as an authentic form of American music.” Once again, the event takes place MAY 22-24, 2015, Memorial Day weekend, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. each day.
The Atlanta Jazz Festival is FREE and open to the public. Here’s the schedule in Piedmont Park:
Friday, May 22
7:00 p.m. Mad Satta
9:00 p.m. Thundercat
Saturday, May 23
12:30 p.m. Tri-Cities High School Jazz Band
2:30 p.m. Jessie Davis & the Nebraska Jones Experiment
4:30 p.m. Kenosha Kid
6:30 p.m. Wolfpack ATL
1:30 p.m. North Atlanta Center for the Arts Jazz Band
3:30 p.m. Dida
5:30 p.m. Banda Magda
7:30 p.m. Alfredo Rodriguez Trio
1:00 p.m. Contemporary Violinist Daniel D.
3:00 p.m. The Rad Trads
5:00 p.m. Marcus Strickland Twi-Life
7:00 p.m. Otis Brown III
9:00 p.m. Derrick Hodge
Sunday, May 24
12:30 p.m. Joe Gransden and his Big Band
2:30 p.m. Mastery
4:30 p.m. Jeff Sparks
6:30 p.m. Tony Hightower
1:30 p.m. Fernanda Noronha
3:30 p.m. Strings from Haiti
5:30 p.m. Emrah Kotan
7:30 p.m. Arturo O’Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra
1:00 p.m. Navy Band Southeast: VIP Protocol Combo
3:00 p.m Four Women: A Tribute to Nina Simone – Featuring Kathleen Bertrand, Julie Dexter, Rhonda Thomas/Terry Harper
5:00 p.m Nettwork Trio: Charnett Moffett, Stanley Jordan, and Jeff “Tain” Watts
7:00 p.m. Diane Schuur
9:00 p.m. Pharoah Sanders Quartet featuring Kurt Rosenwinkel
Transportation and directions: http://atlantafestivals.com/festival/transportation-directions-parking/
Piedmont Park Map: http://atlantafestivals.com/festival/map/
The official website: http://atlantafestivals.com/
Twitter: @AtlantaJazzFest https://twitter.com/AtlantaJazzFest