Salem’s “Jazz in July” returns to Longwood Park

One of Salem’s most popular summertime music events, Jazz in July, returns to the Longwood Park Amphitheater on Saturday, July 21, from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.

This is the 21st year for the concerts and the always-entertaining musical lineup includes four unique groups this month.

4:00 p.m. Vosbein-Magee Big Band

5:20 p.m. Lenny Marcus Trio & Friends

6:40 p.m. John D’Earth Sextet

8:00 p.m. Melissa & The Growlers

Admission to the event is free, and jazz fans are encouraged to bring lounge chairs and blankets and pack a picnic. The Kettle Cooker Express will be on site for those wishing to purchase snacks at the shows. Salem Catering will be selling beer and wine, but patrons are not allowed to bring alcohol into the venue. Water and soft drinks also will be available for purchase.

The Salem Parks & Recreation Department, MedExpress of Salem and Pepsi proudly sponsor Jazz in July. Please note that pets are not permitted at this event. For additional information, call the Salem Parks and Recreation Department at 375-3057.

-Submitted by Mike Stevens, City of Salem Communications Director

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