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Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of jazz history as part of our neighborhood’s celebration of Black History Month.
Immerse yourself in the rich
tapestry of jazz history as part of our neighborhood’s celebration of Black
History Month. Jazz Roots in Five Points serves as a tribute to
this enduring history, honoring the cultural contributions of the Black
community and its indelible impact on American history at-large.
The performances will take place
over two Saturdays from Noon-7 p.m. at various locations in Five Points,
including Spangalang Brewery, Cervantes Other Side, The Dorsey, The Lydian,
2201 Welton St., and the Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library.
Best of all, this is a FREE
EVENT, sponsored by the Five Points Business Improvement District. Join us in
the exploration of diverse art forms, music genres, literature, cuisine, and
traditions that have influenced and enriched our society.
Visit the Jazz Roots event web page for the band schedule.
(Saturday) 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm(GMT-07:00)
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Vibrant World of Five Points Jazz Comes Alive as the 2nd Annual Jazz Roots
Series Returns to the Welton Street Corridor!
Held during Black
History Month, Jazz Roots in Five Points serves as a tribute to the enduring history and contributions
of the Black community, and its indelible impact on American history at-large.
The Five Points Business
Improvement District invites you to discover the vibrant world of jazz and its
historical significance to Five Points. Over the course of the
two Saturdays of Jazz Roots in Five Points, The Queen City Jazz Band, The Wil Alston Band, The
Five Points Ambassadors, Taryn Newborne, and The Gabriel Mervine Trio with
Sweet B will all be performing live on the corridor.
In addition, there will
be live poetry readings, presentations about jazz music, interviews with jazz
musicians, an art exhibit, and educational opportunities to learn more about
jazz history and Black American history.
Check out the band schedule on the Jazz Roots in Five Points web page
(Saturday) 11:30 am - 7:00 pm(GMT-07:00)