"With lawn chairs and blankets, under the sun and stars, it’s time for jazz in Indy. Here’s a list of upcoming jazz events you can share with your friends and family this summer.

Animals and All That Jazz “Does It Big”

Indianapolis Zoo

1200 W. Washington St.

Concerts will take place from 5:30-8:30 p.m. In the event of rain, the performances will move to the Party Pavilion. Admission costs $13.50 per adult, $8.50 per senior and children ages 2 to 12.

July 12: Indianapolis Jazz Orchestra

July 19: Gregg Bacon

July 26: Orquesta Bravo

Aug. 2: Tommy Wills Big Band

Aug. 9: Kevin “Flash” Ferrell

Aug. 16: Buselli Wallarab Jazz Orchestra with Everett Greene

Broad Ripple Park Jazz Series

Presented by Indy Parks

Broad Ripple Park

Free concerts take place Tuesdays at 7 p.m.

Aug. 7: Max Allen Band

Aug. 14: Rob Dixon Group

Aug. 21: Twin Cats

Aug. 28: Bill Lancton

Concerts on the Canal

Indiana History Center

450 W. New York St.

These free concerts are co-presented by the IU School of Music at IUPUI and take place Thursdays from 6-8 p.m.

May 31: The Cool City Swing Band’s “Hoagy, Cole and Friends” with guest Ezra Todd Shelton

June 7: The Jack Gilfoy Trio’s “Tribute to Wes Montgomery” with guest guitarist Sandy Williams

June 14: Jazz Fest warm-up with the IUPUI Big Band and a guest soloist from the Indy Jazz Fest

June 21: Everett Greene and Trio

June 28: Indiana Avenue Legends’ tribute, featuring Aletra Hampton, Mary Moss, Everett Greene, David Young, Hazel Johnson and Russell Webster

July 12: Buselli Wallarab Jazz Orchestra’s “The Music of Freddie Hubbard and J.J. Johnson”

July 19: Jimmy Guilford & G Force

Aug. 23: Mary Moss with the Jack Gilfoy Quartet

Groovin in the Garden

Easley Winery

205 N. College Ave.

Free concerts take place Tuesdays from 5-7 p.m. and on Saturdays from 2-5 p.m.

May 26: Convergence

June 5: Shirley Judkins & Friends

June 16: Convergence

June 19: Larry Greene

June 26: Shirley Judkins & Friends

July 3: Calland/Jefferson Project

July 14: Keni Washington

July 17: Burke & Taylor

July 21: Bill Lancton

July 24: Burke & Taylor

July 28: Convergence

July 31: Burke & Taylor

Aug. 4: Mary Moss

Aug. 7: Burke & Taylor

Aug. 14: Sharlee & Will Devitt

Aug. 18: Keni Washington

Sept. 4: Mary Moss

Sept. 8: Burke & Taylor

Sept. 11: Keni Washington

Holliday Park

Presented by Indy Parks

6363 Springmill Road

These free concerts take place Thursdays at 7 p.m.

June 14: Barton Rodgers Big Band

June 28: Cathy Morris

July 26: Indy Jazz Orchestra

Aug. 23: Barton Rodgers Big Band

Indiana Avenue Renaissance Festival

617 Indiana Ave.

Sept. 7: Walker Theatre event at 7 p.m., artist TBA, free

Sept. 8: Outdoor festival from 3-11 p.m., artist TBA, free

Sept. 9: Outdoor festival from 3-11 p.m., artist TBA, free

Jazz in the Park

Presented by Indy Parks and sponsored by American Legion Post 249, United Water and ABC Beauty College, these free concerts are held Sundays from 6-8 p.m.

May 27: Indy Jazz Company (Watkins Park)

June 24: Margaret Floyd (Watkins Park)

July 22: John Harden Project (Riverside Park)

July 29: George Middleton (Watkins Park)

Aug. 19: Finnell Factor (Washington Park)

Aug. 26: Jazz Master (Watkins Park)

Sept. 30: Indy Jazz Company (Watkins Park)

Lunchtime concerts at City Market

Presented by Indy Parks

Free concerts take place Fridays from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Aug. 3: Convergence

Aug. 17: Rob White

Aug. 31: Cathy Morris

Lunchtime concerts on the canal

Presented by Indy Parks, these free concerts take place Wednesdays from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

June 6: Convergence

June 13: Code Violation

June 27: Rob White

July 18: Cathy Morris

July 25: John Harden Project

Ninth Annual

Indy Jazz Fest 2007

Presented by Kroger

Military Park, West and New York streets

Single-day tickets cost $25 in advance and $35 at the gate. A three-day pass costs $55.

Discounted tickets are available at Indiana Kroger stores for $20 in advance or $50 for a three-day pass. For more information, visit www.indyjazzfest.net or call 317-940-8072. Children age 14 and under with a ticket-holding adult will be admitted free.

Friday, June 15

Jazz Central Stage

7:15-8:15 p.m.: Hiromi

APA Stage:

Women in Jazz

6-7:15 p.m.: Monika Herzig & A Tribute to Women in Jazz

8:15-9:15 p.m.: Regina Carter Quintet

9:30-10:30 p.m.: Sherrie Maricle & the Diva Jazz Orchestra with special guests Nnenna Freelon & Rachel Price

Saturday, June 16

Jazz Central Stage

3:30-4:15 p.m.: Mike Milligan & Steam Shovel

5:30-6:30 p.m.: Somi

7:30-8 p.m.: ORI

9-9:30 p.m.: Frank Smith

APA Stage

4:15-5:30 p.m.: Monk Legacy Septet

6:30-7:30 p.m.: McCoy Tyner Trio

8-9 p.m.: Spyro Gyra

9:30-11 p.m.: Al Green

Sunday, June 17

Jazz Central Stage

3:30-4:30 p.m.: Cool City Swing Band

5-6 p.m.: Dan Tepfer, 2007’s APA Cole Porter Fellow

7-8 p.m.: James Hunter

APA Stage

4:30-5:30 p.m.: Buselli Wallarab Jazz Orchestra High School All Stars

6-7 p.m.: Yerba Buena

8-9 p.m.: Chick Corea & Bela Fleck n"


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