The many styles of jazz, from free-swinging bebop to contemporary to New Orleans brass, will take the stage on June 23-25 with the return of the annual Twin Cities Jazz Fest. Close to four dozen acts will be featured at more than two dozen venues across Saint Paul. The outdoor concerts are free; indoor shows may come with a cover charge.
Mears Park at Sixth and Sibley streets will have two stages. The schedule there includes the following:
Three stages will be set up on Saturday at Keg & Case Market, 928 W. Seventh St. School of Rock students will perform from noon-9 p.m. on the Youth Stage. The Vocal Stage will feature Leslie Vincent at 3 p.m., Charmin Michelle & Joel Shapira at 5 p.m. and Jennifer Parker at 7 p.m. The Center Stage will present the Pete Hennig Group at 4 p.m., Airio Trio at 6 p.m. and Tanner Montague and Friends at 8:30 p.m.
For the complete Jazz Fest schedule and a full description of all of the venues and artists, visit twincitiesjazzfestival.com.
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