One of Salem’s most popular summertime music events, Jazz in July, returns to the Longwood Park Amphitheater on July 17 at 4 p.m. This is the 20th year for the concerts in the park, and the musical lineup for 2021 includes an array of talented musicians and Grammy winner Chip McNeil:
4:10 p.m. James Lagueux Band – Jazz Fusion
5:20 p.m. Jstop Latin Soul – Salsa in The Park
6:50 p.m. Chip McNeil & The Chick Corea Tribute Band
8:30 p.m. Chupacabras! Party Band
Admission to the event is free and jazz fans are encouraged to bring lounge chairs and blankets and pack a picnic. The Cabo Fish Taco Food Truck will be onsite along with Delicia’s Italian Ice selling food and family-friendly beverages. Salem Catering will be selling beer and wine, but patrons are not allowed to bring alcohol into the venue.
Along with parking that is available at Longwood Park, attendees can also park at the Salem Museum and Oakey Field lots. A golf cart shuttle service will be available from the latter two sites for those with mobility issues. Pets are not permitted at this event. For additional information, contact the Salem Parks and Recreation Department at 375- 3057. The Comfort Suites of Salem and Pepsi proudly sponsor Jazz in July.
- Submitted by Mike Stevens, City of Salem Communications Director