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A series of free concerts in Bushnell Park, Hartford

Produced by the Hartford Jazz Society, Monday Night Jazz, the nation’s longest-running free jazz concert series, returns to downtown Hartford’s Bushnell Park for its 49th consecutive season.

Event Schedule

Opening act starts at 6 pm. Headliner starts at 7:30 pm.
Date Opening Act Headliner
July 11, 2016 Damian Curtis Septet Yosvany Terry Quartet
July 18, 2016 Erica Bryan Quartet The Afri-Garifuna Jazz Ensemble
July 25, 2016 Mike Casey Quartet  E.J. Strickland Quintet
August 1, 2016 Joshua Bruneau Quintet  Tom Harrell “TRIP”
August 8, 2016 Jeff Fuller Trio  Noah Preminger Quartet
August 15, 2016 MX=Trio Data  Doug Wimbish Quintet

Broadcast live by WWUH Radio. For rain site update information, call WWUH at 860-768-4701

Parking for disabled persons is available behind the Pavilion. Since the number of spaces is limited, only cars with either a disability parking permit or a license plate displaying the International Symbol of Access will be admitted. [ Rain Venue ]

Monday Night Jazz is Presented with Support From:
Evelyn W. Preston Memorial Trust Fund, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee
Ensworth Charitable Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee
Edward C. and Ann T. Roberts Foundation
Valvoline Instant Oil Change
Greater Hartford Arts Council’s United Arts Campaign
The City of Hartford
Black-Eyed Sally’s BBQ & Blues
WWUH 91.3

Photos and videos below were taken July 17, 2015 by the editor.  Both videos feature "Airmen of Note", the US Air Force's premier Jazz Band.