LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Jazz in the Park is a new, weekly event that will be held in the River Market this summer.
It will be Wednesday nights in June and July from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at the History Pavilion in Riverfront Park.
Here is a schedule of events:
June 5 - Opening night: Rodney Block & The Real Music Lovers
June 12 - TwiceSax
June 19 - Adams Collins Group
June 26 - Bob Boyd Sounds
July 3 - The Johnny Burnette Group
July 10 - UA Monticello Jazz Combo
July 17 - Walter Henderson & Chris Parker
July 24 - Happy Tymes Jazz Band
July 31 - Closing Night: Dizzy7
The History Park is just west of the First Security Amphitheater; Closest entry point is on Ottenheimer Drive off of President Clinton Avenue.
The event is completely free, but no coolers are allowed. Beer and wine will be available for sale, with a portion of the proceeds going to benefit Sculpture at the River Market. Lawn chairs and blankets are welcome, and there is some seating in the natural stone amphitheater at the History Pavilion.
This event is sponsored by Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bueau and the River Market, with special thanks to AR Sounds Music Festival and the Central Arkansas Library.