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Jazz in the Park Releases its Spring 2013 Lineup

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
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Contact:
Karen Lozinsk
karen@armstrongpark.org
504.233.8276

JAZZ IN THE PARK RELEASES ITS SPRING 2013 LINEUP
Concert Series Enters Its Third Season in Armstrong Park

New Orleans, March 13, 2013-The People United for Armstrong Park (PUfAP) is pleased to unveil the lineup for the upcoming spring edition of Jazz in the Park, which marks the entry of the series into its third full season.  The series begins Thursday, April 18, 2013, and runs through June 13, 2013.  Taking the stage in Armstrong Park this spring:

4/18 James Andrews / Flow Tribe

4/25 Glen David Andrews / Shannon Powell's All Star Band

5/2 Kermit Ruffins / Brass-A-Holics

5/9 To Be Continued Brass Band / Meschiya Lake and The Little Big Horns

5/16 Big Chief Bo Dollis and The Wild Magnolias / The Blues Masters featuring Big Al Carson

5/23 Donald Harrison and The Congo Square Nation / The Hot 8 Brass Band

5/30 George Porter, Jr. and Bill Summers / Colin Lake

6/6 Joe Krown Trio featuring Walter Wolfman Washington and Russell Batiste / Mike "Soul Man" Baptiste

6/13 To be announced-special surprise guests!

Each free show runs from 5PM to 8PM, with an intermission jam-packed with entertainment and authentic New Orleans culture in the form of a second line parade courtesy of The New Skool Brass Band, The Black Feather Mardi Gras Indians, and The Women of Class Social Aid and Pleasure Club.

PUfAP is proud to partner the music of Jazz in the Park once again with its fresh food and craft market, which is available to the public starting at 3PM each show date.

Jazz in the Park is made possible by the support of the NOLA Brewing Company, which has been with the series from the beginning.  Gold sponsors include: Old New Orleans Rum, Fleurty Girl, Tito's Handmade Vodka, The American Music Research Foundation, and The City of New Orleans.  Silver sponsors are: C&G Construction, Basin Street Foundation, and New Orleans South Africa Connection.  Media sponsors: OffBeat, WWOZ, WWL-TV, and WGNO.

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About PUfAP: The People United for Armstrong Park is a volunteer-based 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that led the community effort to re-open Armstrong Park.  Our primary work focuses on coordinating and collaborating with individuals and institutions to catalyze Armstrong Park into a premier hub for the city's cultural economy.  We aim to connect individuals in the community to their culture and history by establishing the park as a nurturing, living environment for the arts, and provide opportunities to ensure their success and accomplishments in their chosen craft.  Please visit http://www.armstrongpark.org/ for more information.