Bring the children, family and friends of all ages! Santa Monica Cultural Affairs presents the 7th annual Jazz on the Lawn summer concert series at a new location this year - Stewart Street Park located at 1836 Stewart Street. Bring a picnic, blanket and beach chair, and enjoy a sampling of free jazz each Sunday in August from 5-7pm.
Each week features a different style of jazz: August 5 - Dustbowl Revival plays New Orleans swing, gypsy jazz, Appalachian folk and jug-band blues;
August 12 - Zane Musa Quartet plays a sax-led blend of traditional jazz with contemporary music;
August 19 - The Ronnie Gutierrez Band featuring Leslie Paula plays old school salsa, cha cha and Latin Jazz, plus a free salsa lesson will be offered from 4:30-5pm;
August 26 - Rogelio Mitchell & Friends play Calypso, reggae, soca & jazz.
Cool off with a frozen treat from Beachy Cream offering 100% Organic Ice Cream & Sweet Treats, or Frozen Crush, offering the Ultimate Italian Ice.
Complimentary drinks will be provided by IZZE Beverage Company and Just Chill Inc. and free bike valet is available in Stewart Street Park's lot. For more info visit www.smgov.net/jazz or call 310-458-8350.