Jazz in the Park announces free fall concert lineup

People United for Armstrong Park announces the fall lineup for their free Jazz in the Park concert series. Music lovers can expect a great lineup of local favorites this upcoming season.

The 2017 fall series kicks off this weekend on Friday, Sept. 8 and Saturday, Sept. 9 with Burger Fest in Crescent Park. Burger Fest features a ticketed concert on Friday night with Grammy Award-winning artists Stephanie Mills and Deniece Williams. Saturday features a day of free music from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. along with a “Burger Battle.” Festival-goers can purchase and taste food from 13 competing vendors serving different types of burgers.

The fall concerts in Armstrong Park return on Sept. 14 and continue each Thursday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. until Nov. 2. Some of this season’s headliners include Rebirth Brass Band, John Boutte and Partners-N-Crime.

Check out the full 2017 fall lineup below:

Sept. 14: Erica Falls and Darcy Malone and the Tangle

Sept. 21: John Boutte and Kevin Stylez

Sept. 28: Partners-N-Crime & The Big Easy Band and Lil Glenn & Backatown

Oct. 5: Mike Soulman Baptiste and Michael Ward

Oct. 12: Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco HellRaisers and Tonya Boyd Cannon

Oct. 19: Corey Henry and the Treme Funktet and New Breed Brass Band

Oct. 26: Rebirth Brass Band and Escalade

Nov. 2: Johnny Sketch & the Dirty Notes and Wild Magnolias

For more information, visit the website.

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