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Jazz summer concert series lights up Beacon Park in Downtown Detroit

Free summer concerts at Beacon Park in Downtown Detroit
Posted: 1:21 PM, May 17, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-17 13:21:02-04

Top Jazz musicians will be playing free concerts all summer long at Beacon Park in Downtown Detroit.
It's the summertime jazz concert series. You can catch it every month at Grand River and Cass. watch the video player for more on who's playing this summer.

The series is curated by the Detroit Jazz Festival Foundation (DJFF) and produced by the Downtown Detroit Partnershipj.
You'll be able to see national and local jazaa greats playing at five free concerts from May through September.

Here's a look at the schedule/. You can also find much more at:

• Friday, May 17

The first concert will feature two bands from the inaugural DJFF Jazz Goes to

College Combo Competition. The winner of the competition, Heartland Trio from

Indiana University and runner up, The Becoming Quintet out of Michigan State

University will both perform 45-minute sets.

• Friday, June 14

Alvin Waddles – Tribute to Leonard Bernstein

• Friday, July 19

Alex Harding & Organ Nation

• Friday, August 16

Tenth World featuring Kevin Jones and Kelvin Sholar

• Friday, September 20

To be announced later