Jazz Festival

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Special Event

Age Group:

Adults, Family
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Program Description

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We are very excited to welcome you to our jazz festival! There will be food trucks, a Music Lab with the Lexington Philharmonic, a jazz concert series, and a special event with Frank X Walker!


Schedule of Events: 

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM: Outdoor Concert (Library Parking Lot)
12 PM Raleigh Dailey Trio
1 PM Kirby Davis (Tenor Saxophone)
2 PM Mary Jackson (Vocalist)
3 PM La’Shelle Allen (Vocalist)


12:00 PM – 4:00 PM: Community Q Food Truck (Library Parking Lot)


12:00 PM: Music Lab with Lexington Philharmonic


4:00 PM Jazz Meets Poetry: Frank X Walker and the Keith McCutchen Quartet (River Room)

Former Poet Laureate of Kentucky and U of K Professor of English, Frank X Walker reads from his oeuvre of poetry, including his collections: Affrilachia, Black Box and Isaac Murphy: I Dedicate This Ride with orchestrations from the Keith McCutchen Quartet (Keith McCutchen, Piano, Dave Clark, Alto Saxophone, Marlin McKay, Trumpet).


Sponsored by PSPL, KJAM Collective, Visit Frankfort, Downtown Frankfort Inc., City of Frankfort, and LexArts. 


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