Jazz in the Park officially kicked off last weekend in the Magic City. If you missed it, don’t fear. It will continue through September. There are lots of amazing acts at venues all over the city. Mark your calendars for these free events.
April 9, 3 p.m.-6 p.m., Kim Scott and Bo Berry, Central Park, 1632 Oxmoor Road, Homewood. (Show time is an exception to the usual 6 p.m. start.)
April 23, Adam Hawley and The Birmingham Seven, Capitol Park, 2828 Sixth St., Tuscaloosa.
April 28, Roman Roman Street featuring Vincent Ingala and Caroline Shines, Capitol Park, 2828 Sixth St., Tuscaloosa.
May 7, Lin Rountree and Aysha, Hoover, location TBA.
May 14, Selma, location and artists TBA.
May 21, Johnny Robinson Jazzarama, Mountain Brook, location TBA.
May 27, Dee Lucas and artists TBA, Walker County, location TBA.
May 28, Elan Trotman and Clutch, Huffman High School, 950 Springville Road, Birmingham.
June 4, Chelsey Green and the Green Project and the Greenlight Band, Avondale Park, 4101 Fifth Ave. South, Birmingham.
June 10, Keith Williams and B Natural featuring Terrell Maye, Pleasant Grove Athletics Complex, 900 Fourth St., Pleasant Grove.
June 11, Selina Albright and Jackiem Joyner, Arlington Antebellum Home & Gardens, 331 Cotton Ave. S.W., Birmingham.
June 18, David P. Stevens and Ves Marable, Beacon Park, 5309 Beacon Drive, Irondale.
June 25, Julian Vaughn and the Rhythms Band, East Lake Park, First Avenue North and 84th Street, Birmingham.
July 2, Kenya and Soul Collaboration, Ensley Park, 2800 Avenue K, Birmingham.
July 4, Daniel D and Jazmin Ghent, Kelly Ingram Park, 5th Avenue North at 16th Street, Birmingham.
July 9, Phil Denny and Joe Carnaggio Trio, Helena Amphitheater, 4151 Helena Road, Helena.
July 16, Kenneth Williams and C. LaFaye, Wiggins Park, 3301 Jefferson Ave. S.W., Birmingham.
July 23, JJ Sandaverino and Oli Silk, W. C. Patton Park, 3969 14th Ave. North, Birmingham.
July 30, Eric Darius and Birmingham Heritage Band, McAlpine Park, 1115 Avenue F, Birmingham.
August 6, James “PJ” Spraggins and Sherry Reeves, Sloss Furnaces, 20 32nd St North, Birmingham.
August 13, Josh Vietti and First Class Jazz, Arlington Antebellum Home & Gardens, 331 Cotton Ave. S.W., Birmingham.
August 20, On Purpose featuring Dwight Houston and Daniel “Jose” Carr, DeBardaleden Park, 2 Second Ave. North, Bessemer.
August 27, KB’s Technique tribute to Gerald Albright, Midfield Athletics Complex.
September 3, Marc Antoine and John Stoddart, Big Spring Park, 200 Church St., Huntsville.
September 10, Steve Oliver and Rocket City Jazz Orchestra, Big Spring Park, 200 Church St., Huntsville.
September 17, Brian Simpson and Norris Jones, Big Spring Park, 200 Church St., Huntsville.
September 24, Four80East and Roland Gresham, Big Spring Park, 200 Church St., Huntsville.
For more information, call 205-616-1735 or visit the Magic City Smooth Jazz website, Facebook page or Twitter feed.