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Camille Thurman & Darrell Green. Images Courtesy Jazz at Lincoln Center
For those looking for music while enjoying the weather, Bryant Park has you covered. The Bryant Park Picnic Performances features free, live performances and in August it will have a special Jazz at Lincoln Center Series. Presented by Jazz at Lincoln Center, the series kicks off on August 13 with Young Stars of Jazz, a concert featuring a handpicked selection of up-and-coming young stars of the jazz world; and, on August 14, the vocalist, bandleader, and saxophonist Camille Thurman, accompanied by the Darrell Green Quartet, performs the music of Burt Bacharach.
For anyone unable to attend in person, a free livestream broadcast of the performance will be available nationwide via Bryant Park’s website and social media platforms.
To learn more, go to: https://bryantpark.org/series/bryant-park-picnicsBryant Park Picnic Jazz at Lincoln Center SeriesAugust 13 - 14, 2021
Celebrating Irish and Irish American music and heritage, the Milwaukee Irish Fest returns in August. Running August 20 to 22 at Henry Maier Festival Park with live music, food, festivities, and more.
Artists performing include:
And many more.
In addition to the in-person festival, the Milwaukee Irish Fest is also producing a virtual Irish-themed program running the same weekend on YouTube and Facebook with performances and cultural talks recorded straight from Ireland:
Aisling Lyons Band
Colm & Laura Keegan
Jim Colleton - Interview with Fishamble Theater Company Artistic Director
The Mulcahy Family
To learn more, go to: https://irishfest.com/Milwaukee-Irish-Fest
Milwaukee Irish FestAugust 20 - 22, 2021
Henry Maier Festival Park200 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202
The Midwest Music Expo (or MMX) was formed in 2019 out of Illinois with the goal of fostering talent and establishing connections in the world of midwest music. This has included many online and recorded panels and discussions with musicians, music attorneys, activists, and entrepreneurs. Now on May 15th 2PM CST The Best of Midwest Music Expo, a special presentation, will be made of past panels and discussions in anticipation of the upcoming fifth installment of MMX. Panels will be streamed live but can also be viewed on demand and features speakers including Martin Atkins, Wendy Day, Darryl Hurs, Gaelynn Lea, and more.
To learn more, go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-best-of-the-midwest-music-expo-tickets-153746591193orhttps://www.facebook.com/mmxillinois
The Best of Midwest Music ExpoMay 15, 2021
Jazzmobile’s Summerfest 2020 performance season is now available online and on demand for your viewing pleasure. During the summer of 2020, Jazzmobile presented weekly premieres of performances and live acts online, and now they’re available online on YouTube .
Founded in 1964, Jazzmobile is a nonprofit organization that has fostered jazz performances and artists in New York for decades. Jazzmobile has used workshops, master classes, lecture demonstrations, and arts enrichment programs to train the next generation of Jazz vocalists and musicians.
To learn more, go to: http://www.jazzmobile.org/
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