Jazz In The Park

jazzinthepark-5-2021Free ‘Jazz in the Park’ Series

Returns for 31st Year
Top-notch Talent Announced for 2021 Series

Clark County Parks and Recreation kicks off the spring with their annual Jazz in the Park Concert Series, which celebrates its 31st year.  This year the free series will feature Grace Kelly on May 8, Special EFX Allstars feat Chieli Minucci on May 15, Najee on May 22, Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra on May 29, and Nick Colionne on June 5.  Seating for those with picnic baskets, blankets, and low-back chairs will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Clark County Government Center Amphitheater located at 500 S. Grand Central Parkway.  Performances will begin at 7 p.m.  Seating space is limited to meet State Covid guidelines.  Admission and parking are free.  Tickets must be reserved on Eventbrite.com

Ticket links:

May 22 - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/151136367945
May 29 - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/151136540461
June 5 - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/151136690911

Picnics are strongly encouraged.  Everyone in attendance will be required to follow all current CDC Guidelines and wear a face mask.  Each event will also be streamed to the Clark County Parks and Recreation’s Facebook page @clarkcountyparks for those who are unable to acquire an admission ticket.

“Jazz in the Park has always signified the beginning of spring for Clark County,” said Commission Chairman Marilyn Kirkpatrick.  “Bring out a blanket, some chairs, food, and drink to enjoy some great jazz music in the Government Center’s outdoor amphitheater.”

Grace Kelly is an unequivocal music prodigy, singer-saxophonist-songwriter-composer-bandleader and was part of the house band for "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" and won the John Lennon "Song of the Year" Award in 2018.

Special EFX Allstars feat Chieli Minucci originally founded by drummer and percussionist George Jinda and guitarist Chieli Minucci in 1982, is a Grammy-nominated contemporary jazz group with twenty-three released albums.

Najee a Multi-Platinum and Grammy Nominated saxophonist and flutist is one of the most successful and recognizable crossover jazz and R&B performers of his generation.

Nick Colionne is a chart-topping smooth jazz guitarist and composer who is accredited as the only artist in the history of smooth jazz to score five consecutive #1 hit singles on Billboard from a single album.

Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra.  Liebert is a five-time Grammy Award nominee and has received thirty-eight Gold and Platinum certifications in the United States.

Jazz In the Park Series is produced by Clark County Parks & Recreation and sponsored by Findlay Chevrolet and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield.

Those interested can get more information by calling (702) 455-8200.