Enjoy outstanding jazz this summer at Kingsborough’s HOT SUMMER NIGHTS free outdoor concert series. It’s sure to have audiences tapping their feet and swaying in the breeze to the sounds of big band, swing, Memphis soul, and hot jazz. On July 2nd, audiences will be treated to The Glenn Crytzer Orchestra in a swingin’ Independence Day celebration. That night featured artists also include Lindy Hoppers from the Syncopated City Dance Company followed by Davina & The Vagabonds. On July 9th an evening is planned that will take the audience from Fats Domino to the Preservation Hall Jazz Band to Aretha Franklin and more. On July 16th, the HOT SUMMER NIGHTS series welcomes premier jazz stylist and former Raelette for the great Ray Charles, Tammy McCann with The Sharp Radway Big Band. Closing out the series on July 23rd is vintage jazz darling Svetlana & The Delancey Six, with special guest tap star, Michela Marino Lerman.
Performances begin at 8pm, but gates open at 7pm to allow for picnicking. Sandwiches, chips, ice cream, and refreshments are sold at the bandshell. Chairs are provided, but your own blankets and folding chairs can also be placed on the lawn.
For more information about the summer concerts, free parking, and indoor rain location, visit www.OnStageAtKingsborough.org or call (718) 368-5596.