Thursday, June 16, 2011

Jazz on Thursdays in New Center Park in Detroit

Today and every Thursday this summer, come to the New Center and experience FREE Jazz and Blues Concerts at 6 pm! There are lots of yummy choices for food and drink at the New Center Park Cafe'--your purchases help to support the free concerts. Come hang out at W. Grand Blvd. and Second Avenue!

(Check out the New Center Park website for other weekly fun and free events!)

Details about the Thursday Concerts from New Center Park:

Plan your summer Thursdays around our Al Fresco Jazz and Blues series at New Center Park. This series includes some of Detroit's finest players, all nationally renowned, and ready to establish New Center Park as the best place for summer Jazz and Blues. Stayed tuned to for weather updates.

*All shows are FREE and start at 6:00 pm*

6/16/11 - Duane Parham Sax Appeal
6/23/11 - Alexander Zonjic
6/30/11 - Rayse Biggs and friends
7/7/11 - Sean Blackman & Wayne Gerard's VIOLAO with vocalist Genevieve Marentette
7/14/11 - Tim Bowman
7/21/11 - Thornetta Davis


New Center Park is a unique green space located on the southwest corner of Second Avenue and West Grand Boulevard across from the Fisher Building. It represents an exciting opportunity for New Center Council to provide a “quality of life” amenity for residents, employees and visitors of the neighborhood. Renovation of this existing “pocket park” into a flexible outdoor concert, activity and concession venue (1200 person capacity)  and seasonal programming will begin on June 4th and continue throughout the summer.

With an Alfresco Cafe Menu and Full Bar, New Center Park is available for Private Rentals and is actively identifying Sponsors for 2011′s 90 Shows!!

Food and beverage purchases support the free activities and free entertainment in New Center Park, so come hungry, come thirsty! Sorry NO outside food or beverage permitted during programming.

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