Back for its 25th season, Jazz in the Park returns to Cathedral Square in Milwaukee on June 2, promising a full range of diverse music styles for its 2016 Summer concert series.
The free evening concert series will take place in Cathedral Square Park on Thursday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. (Happy Hour 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.) through September 1. This year’s schedule will feature a variety of music styles, including jazz, big band, funk, R&B, reggae, blues and Latin, according to event organizer East Town Association, Inc.
Local band Milwaukee Soul kicks off the 2016 concert series Thursday, playing 60's-70's Motown & soul music.
2016 Jazz in the Park Performances Include:
• June 2: Milwaukee Soul
• June 9: Sonny Knight & The Lakers
• June 16 The People Brothers Band
• June 23: Jose Valdes & The Mambo Allstars
• June 30: Leroy Airmaster with Junior Brantley In Black N White
• July 7: In Black N White
• July 14-17: Bastille Days
• July 21: Blair Crimmins & The Hookers
• July 28: Leftover Cuties
• Aug. 4: Kelli & The Soulmates
• Aug. 11: The Jimmys
• Aug. 18: Chicago Tribute Anthology
• Aug. 25: Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound
• Sept. 1: Charles Walker Band
Jazz in the Park began in 1991 and attracts over 8,000 attendees each week. For more information call (414) 271-1416 or visit the East Town Association website .