Article Date: July 31 2013
Related Document: Jazz-in-the-Park-Fall-2013-Lineup.pdf
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JAZZ IN THE PARK RELEASES ITS FALL 2013 LINEUP
September Marks Fourth Season for the Armstrong Park Concert Series
New Orleans, July 31, 2013-The People United for Armstrong Park (PUfAP) is thrilled to unveil the lineup for season number four of Jazz in the Park. Armstrong Park's very own concert series begins Thursday, September 5, 2013, and runs through October 31, 2013. Taking the stage in Armstrong Park this fall:
9/5 The Stooges Brass Band / Mia Borders
9/12 Davell Crawford / Stephanie Jordan
9/19 Corey Henry and Treme Funktet / Treme Brass Band
9/26 Shamarr Allen / Erica Falls
10/3 The Soul Rebels / Soul Project
10/10 Cyril Neville's Swamp Funk / Gaynielle Neville & Her Sweet Stuff Band
10/17 Jon Cleary / Wes Raymond & The Soul Factory
10/24 Dumpstaphunk / The Brass-A-Holics
10/31 Rebirth Brass Band / Special surprise guest
Jazz in the Park has expanded its hours for the fourth season, with an official opening time of 12PM. Congo Square will play host to an arts and crafts village, accompanied by a jazz trio and full bar. The Marketplace at Armstrong Park, in collaboration with the Institute of Community Development (icdnola.org), will offer fresh and prepared foods, and a variety of food trucks will be on hand to add to the array of menu choices.
Music runs from 4 - 8PM this season, as Jazz in the Park welcomes a select group of pre-opening acts to its stage.
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 www.armstrongpark.org for more information.
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