Let's hear the Mike Boone/John Swana Project on Thur, June 20, at 7:00pm. Bring your own folding chair and come early, maybe bring a sandwich or something to munch on, relax and unwind.
Jazz Bridge, a nonprofit that assists our local jazz and blues musicians in crisis, is partnering with the Friends of Hawthorne Park to present Jazz In Hawthorne Park, a FREE summer jazz concert series in the park at 12th and Catharine Streets, Philadelphia, on the third Thursday evening of every month this summer. Concerts start at 7 p.m.
Where: Hawthorne Park occupies a square city block at 12th and Catherine Streets
Bring a chair and prepare to groove with:
The Mike Boone/John Swana Project on June 20
The Renaissance Quartet with Tyrone Brown on July 18
Webb Thomas and Webb T's Fleet on August 15
The Venissa Santi Quartet on September 19
These performers are the crème de la crème of the Philly jazz scene, so spend a glorious early evening concert in one of the finest new parks the city has to offer. Be there to support Jazz in Philly and celebrate the city’s community parks!
For info: Jazz Bridge at [masked] or The Friends of Hawthorne Park, at [masked], [masked].
Funders and supporters of this Jazz series include the Fairmount Park Conservancy, the Philadelphia parks and Recreation Department, the Hawthorne Empowerment Coalition – the Hawthorne Neighborhood’s nonprofit community organization and sponsor of the Friends of Hawthorne Park, the Philadelphia Fund for Jazz Legacy and Innovation of the Philadelphia Foundation, the Painted Bride Arts Center, the Philadelphia Jazz Project, and our series sponsors: Ms. Tootsie's Soul Food Café, 1312 South Street, and Hawthornes Café, 11th & Fitzwater.